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Friday, 10 July 2015

The CPA’s latest State of Trade Survey for the second quarter of 2015 indicates construction product manufacturers’ sales increased for a ninth consecutive quarter, driven by growth in all key areas of the UK construction market, together with a rise in export demand.

Friday, 10 July 2015

An architectural practice has gained outline planning consent for 50 homes in the village of Galgate, near Lancaster, and secured a deal on behalf of the landowner with a national housebuilder.

Friday, 10 July 2015

Seaside towns across the country will have a chance to bid for £90 million of government funding under measures announced by the Chancellor in the Summer Budget.

Thursday, 9 July 2015

The National Trust is to invest £30 million in a retrofit programme to equip dozens of its properties with the latest renewable energy technology.

Thursday, 9 July 2015

The Mersey Gateway Environmental Trust has received £190,110 from UK environmental funding body WREN to support its three-year long ‘Beyond Our Bridges’ project in the Upper Mersey Estuary.

Thursday, 9 July 2015

Housing proved a prominent feature of George Osborne’s Summer Budget yesterday, but if anyone in the sector was smiling before the Chancellor began his speech, by its end that smile was surely swiped – this was no housing Budget.

Wednesday, 8 July 2015

The industry has reacted to chancellor George Osborne’s ‘mixed-bag’ budget announcement with criticism that it fails to deliver on housing and energy efficiency.

Wednesday, 8 July 2015

The Chancellor, George Osbourne, has presented his Summer Budget to Parliament - here's a summary of what was announced.

Wednesday, 8 July 2015

The £18m scheme being progressed has now moved to the western side of the River Yare that runs parallel with Southtown Road between the Sefton Lane junction (Seatrax) and the Tollgate Road junction (Silverton Aggregates).

Wednesday, 8 July 2015

A £3.5 million housing development in Liverpool is putting off-site manufacturing techniques through their paces to provide 33 new eco-homes.

Wednesday, 8 July 2015

The Chancellor of the Exchequer has been urged to use today's Budget to support economic growth by boosting the supply of new homes.

Tuesday, 7 July 2015

Business leaders in the north of the country have urged George Osborne to put money behind his ‘northern powerhouse’ plan in his Budget tomorrow.

Tuesday, 7 July 2015

New plans up for discussion include banning noisy construction work over weekends.

Tuesday, 7 July 2015

Housing developer Mulbury Homes has bolstered its technical expertise with the appointment of Lorna Senior.

Tuesday, 7 July 2015

Builder and developer Seddon has secured a place on Central Housing Investment Consortium’s (CHIC) planned maintenance framework which is expected to see £63 million of work released over the next four to six years.

Monday, 6 July 2015

A developer of luxury retirement villages has held a groundbreaking ceremony to mark construction getting underway on its latest scheme situated in Aston-on-Trent, Derbyshire.

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