Research by Alliance and Leicester has revealed that although just two per cent of homes in Britain are bungalows, a staggering third of the population would like to live in one – highlighting the importance of having an attractive roofline solution.
Announcing plans to double its target for developing ‘starter homes’, the Conservatives are inviting would-be home-owners to register their interest in buying such a property via www.new-homes.co.uk/starter-homes.
Winners of the annual BREEAM Awards - recognising the best in environmentally-friendly building specification –have now been announced with David Chipperfield’s One Pancras Square and Hopkins Architects’ Brent Civic Centre top of the prize list.
Construction companies are remaining upbeat, despite the upcoming general election, as activity picked up pace again in February.
Accepting recommendations put forward by an independent review, the Government will be assessing the role that councils can play in boosting housing supply, including seeing them become ‘housing delivery enablers’.