Industry Update – 19th August 2019

Industry Update – 19th August 2019

The new Chancellor Sajid Javid has promised more than £600 million in infrastructure projects designed to pave the way for the building of up to 50,000 new homes. The investment is part of a revamped National Infrastructure Strategy. Gov.UK. In defiance of a weak...
Industry Update – 29th July 2019

Industry Update – 29th July 2019

Housebuilders Countryside Properties report that it has completed a total of 1,055 new homes in the second quarter of this year – maintaining a similar output to the same period in 2018. The average selling price of its private homes remains stable at £374,000....
Industry Update – 22nd July 2019

Industry Update – 22nd July 2019

Housebuilders Linden Homes – part of the Galliford Try Group – completed 3,229 homes in the year to the end of June – a result it says reflects good performance despite a reduction on the previous year’s output of 3,442 units. The average selling price of...
Industry Update – 15th July 2019

Industry Update – 15th July 2019

Wandsworth Council in South London is looking to appoint civil engineering contractors for a major renovation and upgrading of Wandsworth Bridge across the River Thames. New Civil Engineer. Following intervention by the Coal Authority, Persimmon Homes have been forced...
Industry Update – 8th July 2019

Industry Update – 8th July 2019

New housebuilding starts (36,630) in the quarter ending the 31st of March were down 9% on the previous quarter and also down 9% compared with the same period in 2018. House completions were also down 1% on the previous quarter and 14% lower than the same quarter last...
Industry Update – 24th June 2019

Industry Update – 24th June 2019

Sales of homes by local councils under the Right to Buy scheme fell by 23% in the first quarter of this year, compared to the same period in 2018, according to the latest statistics published by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government. Gov.UK. Annual...