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Testing on cladding sped up
Testing on cladding sped up
Research and experimental testing rigs owned by the Fire Protection Association (FPA) have been open...Read More
Smaller house builders offered £1bn fund
Smaller house builders offered £1bn fund
The Government organisation Homes England has teamed up with Barclays bank to offer a total fund of ...Read More
Help to Buy hailed as success by housebuilders
Help to Buy hailed as success by housebuilders
A report released by the Home Builders Federation this week has called the Help to Buy scheme an unm...Read More
Brexit cited as reason for construction slowdown
Brexit cited as reason for construction slowdown
The latest construction industry purchasing managers index (PMI) has dropped from a high of 55.8 in ...Read More
Ambitious environmental building target for London
Ambitious environmental building target for London
London has joined 18 other worldwide cities in a commitment to ensure that all new buildings will op...Read More
Landlords hiding potentially dangerous cladding from government
Landlords hiding potentially dangerous cladding from government
The director of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, Gary Strong has stated that private la...Read More
Poll shows lack of confidence in Government
Poll shows lack of confidence in Government
A poll carried out this week by Building magazine of industry attitudes has found that many feel tha...Read More
Campaigners say councils should be able to buy land more cheaply
Campaigners say councils should be able to buy land more cheaply
A coalition of campaign groups has suggested that old laws should be updated to allow councils to bu...Read More