The UK housing market is in recovery, according to the head of the Bank of England, fuelling hopes that developers and building specifiers will see continuing growth.
The Government has announced its 2014 funding for the New Homes Bonus scheme, which will see over £900 million allocated amongst England’s 353 councils.
The latest figures from the National House Building Council (NHBC) report that registrations for new homes in the UK rose by 28% in 2013.
The Federation of Master Builders (FMB) has delivered a damning verdict on the effectiveness of the Green Deal, as the controversial energy-efficiency scheme reaches its first anniversary.
The Nationwide house price index has reported that average UK house prices rose 8.4% in 2013. A strong upswing in December of 1.4% capped a strong year.