Barratt boosts building after strong demand

Barratt completed 17,243 homes in the year ending June 30th 2021, 36.8% ahead of last year and 3.4% below the 2019 level of 17,856. Announcing its annual results on Thursday 2nd September, Barratt said revenue reached £4,811.7 million in the year, 40.7% ahead of last year and pre-tax profit was £812.2 million, up 65.1%. Gross

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Housing completions highest for 20 years – MHCLG

Almost 50,000 new homes were built in the first three months of this year, the highest quarterly figure for more than 20 years, according to the latest government housebuilding figures. Building control data from the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government for England from January to March 2021, showed that 49,470 home completions were

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Barratt’s completion expectations rise

Since the start of the year Barratt has “performed well” with the business expecting to increase wholly owned completions to between 16,000 and 16,250 homes for its full year, a rise from recent expectations. During the period from January 1 to May 2 2021, the volume housebuilder delivered 4,481 total completions against the 3,504 of

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“Strong start” to 2021 for Persimmon

Persimmon has reported a “strong start” to the year, with its current forward sales 23% ahead of last year and 11% improved on the same point in 2019. Giving a trading update on the year to date, the volume housebuilder said its current forward sales position was £3 billion against 2020’s £2.4 billion. The average

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“Record” first half for Bellway

Bellway has seen “record” volumes in its first half, completing 5,656 new homes, an increase of 6.3% against HY 2020. Issuing a trading update for the six months to January 31 2021 ahead of its interim results announcement on March 24, the housebuilder said it had achieved an “excellent” first half, with housing revenue rising

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Excellent first half delivered by Barratt

Barratt Developments has delivered an “excellent” first half performance, it reported this month, with completions, revenue and profit up on HY 2019. The volume housebuilder’s total completions rose 9.2% to 9,077 homes during the six months to December 31 2020 against the equivalent period the previous year. Its revenue increased 10.1% to £2,494.7 million, with

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Persimmon “performs robustly”

Persimmon continues to perform strongly despite the challenges of Covid-19 and has today (November 10) reported it is set to achieve a “good result” for 2020. During the period from July 1 to November 9 2020, the volume housebuilder’s average private weekly sales rate per site was 38% ahead of 2019. Persimmon said that stable selling

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“Strong trading” for Redrow

Redrow has seen “strong trading” since the start of its financial year with reservation values and homes turnover up on the equivalent period last year. During the 18 weeks to October 30 2020, the housebuilder said its homes turnover climbed 48% against last year to £657 million. The value of its net private reservations rose

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Pandemic has “significantly affected” Bellway

Reporting on its results for the year ending July 31 2020, Bellway said that during the period its housing completions dropped 30.9% against the previous year to 7,522.  The housebuilder also said financial performance has been “significantly affected” by the coronavirus pandemic but like other housebuilders it has seen strong sales since lockdown. Pre-tax profit plummeted

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Countryside “well positioned” for growth

Countryside has seen its mixed-tenure housing model prove resilient this year in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic and the firm has continued to see strong demand for all tenures of housing. In a trading statement covering the year ending September 30, Countryside said it completed 4,053 homes (2019: 5,733 homes) of which 1,454 were

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