April 24, 2020

London has certainly had its share of tall building developments of 20-storeys and more and results from this years New London Architecture survey published by Knight Frank shows that for 2019 60 tall buildings were constructed, a record number. This was an increase of...

April 2, 2020

The government announced today new steps to to continue reforms in the building safety reform to ensure the safety of homes The new recommendations by Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick MP include mandatory sprinkler systems and way finding signage in all new tower block...

March 14, 2020

New plans have just been announced as to how the government will reform the housing planning system in its quest to build 300,000 new homes a year by the mid-2020's. Knight Frank is reporting that the plans announced by Housing  Secretary Robert Jenrick includes new pl...

March 3, 2020

New  property developments for living in a city centre especially for London has its challenges with one in particular being the available space to build much needed housing. One alternative  receiving attention for improving how land is used is 'over station developme...

March 2, 2020

Multi generational housing which comprises two or more adult related generations residing in the same residential property is increasing with currently 1.8 million households or an increase of 38 % since 2009 in a report by Cambridge Centre for Housing and Planning Res...

February 22, 2020

Over the years  one of biggest concerns has been the lack of housing stock across the UK  but could that be changing?

In the period between 2018 and 2019 203,900 new homes were completed across the UK with the average home having 2.4 people or 483,243 in total. Thi...

February 21, 2020

A new plan for 245 homes has been approved by the Leeds City Council that hopefully will provide much needed homes in the south bank area. The Yorkshire Post reports that the new plans will be at the Tower Works site with the development by Richardson and Ask Real Esta...

February 16, 2020

More news is coming out detailing the never-ending issue of the lack of residential property especially affordable housing throughout Britain. An enquiry is being held into the situation by The House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee with input from Liam Halligan aut...

February 6, 2020

As 2020 gets underway Britains second largest city, Birmingham, is becoming a bit busier with new properties for recently announced including the 61-storey high skyscraper planned for 100 Broad Street. The structure is to be designed by architect Glancy Nicolls and bac...

February 3, 2020

In its January price index for prime country property Knight Frank reports that for the final three months of 2019 the prices for country homes were unchanged and that prices along with  values have been declining or flat for the past three years. Until recently and fo...

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