Glenigan

New home planning permissions hit 200,000 mark

Figures released today in Home Builders Federation (HBF) and Glenigan’s latest Housing Pipeline report show that planning permissions for 52,167 homes were granted in England during the first quarter of this year, a 19% increase on the 43,926 permissions in the corresponding quarter last year.

Planning permissions for new homes almost hit 200,000 in 2014

Planning permissions in principle for over 195,000 new homes in England were granted in 2014, up 12% on the previous year and 39% on 2012.

Construction industry catches its breath during final quarter of 2014

A rare slowdown in new civil engineering projects and a pause in residential activity saw construction growth flatline in the fourth quarter of 2014, according to the latest figures from industry analysts Glenigan.

Private sector construction loses millions over Scotland uncertainty

New research from construction analysts Glenigan has found a marked drop in the value of private sector projects securing planning approval in Scotland in the run up to the independence referendum next week.

New fund to speed up work on thousands of new homes

A new £3 million fund will be available to councils across the country to get work started on new housing sites.

Pipeline survey 'shows up missing £60m'

The government’s pipeline of future building and infrastructure projects is not taking account of £60m projects it has committed to but not yet fully signed off, industry consultancy Glenigan is claiming.

Glenigan sees new starts up 10%

The value of construction new starts in the past three months is 10% higher than it was a year ago, the latest Glenigan Index suggests, although the recent bad weather has put a dampener on housing which may work itself out in an increase in repairs later this year.

Planning permission total 'highest since 2007'

More homes were granted planning permission last year than any year since 2007, new figures from the Home Builders Federation suggest, while the final quarter figure for both permissions granted and new site was the highest since the first quarter of 2008.

Housing approvals 'up by 49%'

Planning approvals for housing development rose by 49% in the second quarter of this year compared with the year before, figures produced for the Home Builders Federation (HBF) suggest.

400K homes with planning permission still waiting to be built

There are still nearly 400,000 homes in England that have planning permission but still haven't been built, new research published today reveals.

Construction back in decline

The underlying value of construction projects starting on site in the three months to April fell 4% year on year, according to new data from Glenigan.

Government cuts outpace construction growth

Growth in private sector construction is failing to keep pace with cuts in Government funded projects according to the latest Glenigan Index which tracks the flow of new construction projects starting on site.

Supermarket boom lifts construction

Over £500m worth of supermarket construction projects have started on site so far this year (to June), with supermarket projects accounting for 69% of this figure according to new figures from Glenigan.

Glenigan to supply data to Government

Glenigan in partnership with Constructing Excellence have been awarded a 3 year contract to deliver UK Construction Industry Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).

Construction work continues decline

Despite a marked growth in civil engineering projects since the beginning of 2009, Glenigan forecasts the construction industry will contract by 30% year on year in the first half of 2009.

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