Latest housing news and contracts
Argent Related’s plan to deliver more than 1,000 houses and commercial space in Tottenham Hale has been approved by Haringey Council.
A slowdown in London and the South-east has forced pre-tax profit at Berkeley down 26 per cent over the last six months.
TfL shortlists three for build-to-rent roleSubscription
Transport for London has shortlisted Argent, Grainger and Greystar as its potential build-to-rent investment partners.
Construction growth hits four-month highSubscription
New residential work helped construction activity edge up to a four-month high in November, according to the latest IHS Markit / CIPS purchasing managers index.
Former Carillion HQ to be converted into flatsSubscription
Carillion’s former HQ in Wolverhampton is to be converted into co-living flats as part of an £8m renovation project.
Features and Analysis
Theresa May’s removal of the local authority borrowing cap during this year’s party conference was a cause for concern among property developers.
To coincide with his appearance at this year’s CN Summit, Construction News visited Quintain boss Angus Dodd at the developer’s Wembley Park scheme to hear how he plans to make a build-to-rent breakthrough.
Jeff Fairburn has been sacked (or ‘asked to resign’) for taking a ludicrous bonus by the company that gave him said ludicrous bonus.
Last month, housing secretary James Brokenshire announced a ban on combustible cladding on all new residential buildings above 18 metres.
In the prestigious west London neighbourhood Cadogan Estates is turning a 1930s icon of the famous King’s Road into a cutting-edge development.
Manchester is providing a wealth of work for contractors to target – but who is already working on the city’s biggest schemes and which jobs should companies keep an eye on?
In south London Galliford Try is approaching its eighth year on a residential development by the Thames that now faces the trickiest phase of work yet.
It’s been a busy few weeks in politics with the party conference season, and the government has been keen to demonstrate that it is working to build a better future for Britain.
The chancellor’s commitment in last year’s Budget to build 300,000 homes a year fell very much into the classic ‘grand announcement’ category: big ambition but no detail on delivery.
The contractor has navigated Roman ruins and shifted its approach to cope with soaring temperatures as it overhauls a long-neglected part of the city.
The housing secretary’s recent announcement of a £1bn Housing Delivery Fund to develop homes for rent or sale is a welcome move that will help SMEs overcome a common barrier to their growth.
The first half of 2018 was split into two contrasting quarters.
Is there any part of the industry that has seen more false dawns over the past decade than the housing sector?
Residents have been left in fear and confusion by the slow pace of re-cladding private blocks deemed unsafe. Jack Simpson examines the factors behind the delays and what the future holds for these works.
Look across the River Thames from Rotherhithe and you will see, emerging from the cluster of high-rises that make up Canary Wharf, the Landmark Pinnacle Tower, the area’s latest mega-project – and it will be filled with high-end apartments
Can London’s insatiable appetite for tall buildings continue? Binyamin Ali examines the ownership of the capital’s towers and why developers see such value in the skyscraper
It’s hard to believe that Britain was covered in snow and work had ground to a halt just five months ago.
Housebuilding targets are unlikely to be met without digital innovation. A panel of leaders from clients, housebuilders and trade bodies gathered to identify the barriers to technology – and how to break them down.
Green light for Hub's £250m Maidenhead schemeSubscription
Southwark approves £520m Old Kent Road towerSubscription
Be First appoints construction directorSubscription
Persimmon boss exits over bonus outrageSubscription
Mears buys Mitie's property maintenance armSubscription
Wates to build 32-storey Tottenham towerSubscription
Wrexham agrees plans for 8,000 homesSubscription
Dover Council to set up private property firmSubscription