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What the latest ONS data means for the UK construction industry

Marco Verdonkschot, Managing Director at IronmongeryDirect, the UK's largest supplier of specialist ironmongery “Despite the construction industry experiencing major disruption and challenges throughout 2020, the...

Avanton granted go-ahead from Secretary of State for new £250m 453...

London developer Avanton has been granted go-ahead by the Secretary of State Robert Jenrick for their new £250 million (GDV) urban-village development located on...

Persimmon: ‘A note of caution, but £1.2bn in the bank’

Persimmon plc, one of the UK’s leading housebuilders today updated the market on its 2020 trading performance. Like other housebuilders Persimmon saw sales interrupted by...

Consultation launched on new nuclear power station construction design

The Environment Agency (EA) is inviting views on a new nuclear power station design as it publishes its assessment so far of the UK Hualong Pressurised...

The pandemic-proof new build markets with the largest uplift in sales

The latest research from new build snagging experts, HouseScan, has revealed which pockets of the market have proved the most pandemic proof for new...

New leadership for construction of 40 new hospitals

The government’s commitment to build 40 new hospitals by 2030 has been boosted today by the appointment of Natalie Forrest to oversee the building...

2020 in a nutshell: The UK’s construction sector

December is always a slow month for construction contract awards; and in 2020, the prospects were made worse by a resurgence of COVID-19 that...

BoKlok UK & VIVID create new modular housing joint venture

BoKlok UK, the sustainable, quality low-cost home provider, jointly owned by Skanska and IKEA, and leading affordable housing provider, VIVID, have announced a new...

SigmaRoc plc secures £125m in new funding

SigmaRoc plc, the London-based AIM-listed construction materials group, has secured a £85 million Syndicated Senior Credit Facility alongside a £40 million uncommitted facility led...

What can housebuilders expect in 2021?

Redrow, the UK housebuilder headquartered in Ewloe, anticipates a strong 2021 and outlines its views on buyer demand and preferences over the coming 12...