Latest housing news and contracts
Murphy wins £11m luxury development dealSubscription
Murphy has won a contract to build a £11m luxury mixed-use development in Henley-on-Thames.
Mace’s development arm has been given the go-ahead for a 247-home residential and student development in Sheffield.
Residents living in a £35m housing development built by collapsed contractor Carillion have called on its developer to cover the costs of replacement cladding.
Plans in for 2,500-home York developmentSubscription
A 2,500-home mixed-use development in York city centre has edged a step closer after outline plans were submitted.
Builder charged after digger wrecks £4m homesSubscription
A builder has been accused of partially destroying five recently built McCarthy & Stone houses worth £4m in Hertfordshire.
Features and Analysis
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.
The MoD’s Army Basing Programme must produce 1,200 homes by 2020, driving the contractor to deliver units at breakneck speed under its £250m deal.
Last July, just weeks after the Grenfell fire tragedy, the government launched its Building Safety Programme.
In Birmingham a two-block residential building that tops out at 22 storeys has emerged from the middle of an old subterranean car park.
The refurbishment of Grenfell Tower and how it came to pass has put procurement under the microscope. One year on from the tragedy, have council attitudes shifted and what comes next as the inquiry unfolds?
Controversies over high-profile estate regenerations will likely impact future arrangements for clients, developers and communities.
Urban & Civic’s founder sits down with CN to talk millennials, industry business models and the truth about the housing crisis.
U+I is overseeing £300m of development in Brighton – yet the big tier ones are not its main targets. Delivery director Mark Richardson reveals why the client is trying a different model.
British Land is leading a £4bn transformation of Canada Water. Project mastermind Roger Madelin takes CN around a site that is catching the eye of industry heavyweights.
The first time I visited Canada Water, it was by accident.
A south London boxing venue that played host to the Kray twins forms part of Durkan’s mixed-use development that promises to be a knockout for locals.
The first quarter of 2018 was one to forget for the UK construction sector.
On the face of it, today’s construction activity figures offered a glimmer of good news in what has been a bumpy start to the year dominated by Carillion.
Land for housing is a political hot potato right now, with the Letwin review in full swing to determine how to use it more efficiently.
In west London contractor Willmott Dixon is working on a tiny site to create a development of epic proportions.
In Liverpool ISG is nearing completion of student housing that is sat between two historic pubs and features one of the most complex steel frames ISG’s project manager has ever seen.
Argent’s latest addition to its huge King’s Cross regeneration has turned industrial heritage into high-spec homes. Arup’s Ed Shearer explains how it was done.
Output at risk of first decline since 2012Subscription
Mears activist investor reveals boardroom battleSubscription
Cladding removal stalls on private sector towersSubscription
Spie wins £20m luxury London upgradeSubscription
Partners picked for £137m London regenerationSubscription