“Golden period of housebuilding” called for by Housing Minister

Kit Malthouse, the housing minister, has called for a “golden period of housebuilding” with housebuilders “building the conservation areas of the future” to win over communities. Sending a message to the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government’s (MHCLG) Better Design for Better Places conference in Birmingham (February 14), Malthouse said that with the increase

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Uplift in London new home growth, reports NHBC

The NHBC have reported more than 13,700 new homes were registered to be built in the UK during August, with strong growth in London. 13,713 new homes were registered in August 2018, a 1% increase on the same month last year. 10,588 new homes were registered for the private sector (10,738 in 2017), and 3,125

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New strategy and CEO for McStone

McCarthy & Stone has announced its business transformation strategy in response to the challenging environment it is facing, and the appointment of John Tonkiss as the company’s new Chief Executive. As part of the new strategy, the retirement housebuilder has also announced a new long-term vision for the business outlining the steps it will take

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Completions rise for Miller Homes

Miller Homes saw its completions rise 12% during the six months to June 30 2018, it reported this week. The housebuilder achieved 1,493 home completions during its half year, compared to 1,336 during the same period in 2017. Its average selling price rose to £248,000 up 6%.  Revenue also increased 7% to £356.1 million and

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