RIBA welcomes the government’s commitment to house building

The Royal Institute of British Architects’ (RIBA) has reacted positively to the proposals related to housing in the Queen’s Speech.

On the May 28, Stephen Hodder, the President of RIBA, said in a (more…)

Call company to open ‘best’ Welsh office

Moneypenny has shared its plans to build an innovative new headquarters in Wrexham, North Wales.

The telephone answering firm is planning to spend £15m on a new home for up to (more…)

Plans for new Merseyside youth centre submitted

The designs for a new facility on the Wirral for young people have recently been submitted to the local borough council.

The proposal is to build a new youth zone in a central location on (more…)

Budget 2015 brings good news for first time buyers

George Osborne recently announced a new way for people to save for the deposit on their first home.

In his latest budget speech, the Chancellor unveiled a new government funded scheme that is designed to (more…)

Straw homes go on sale in UK

House hunters in Bristol were recently offered the chance to buy new dwellings made from straw.

The seven houses in Shirehampton, on the outskirts of the city, are (more…)

First-time buyers to be offered cut-price houses

The Government recently announced a new scheme to help young people secure a new starter home.

There will be 100,000 cut-price houses on offer, which will (more…)

Council gives go ahead for Saighton Camp scheme

After a difficult meeting, Cheshire West and Chester (CWAC) councillors approved an application for a further 120 homes to be built near a former army camp.

There was some reluctance to pass the Saighton Camp proposal, but it was (more…)

UK to get new home-sizing regulations

Following a campaign by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), the British Government has confirmed plans to introduce minimum size standards for all new UK houses.

The Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) has set out (more…)

Bidding opens for a share of affordable homes fund

Housing associations are now bidding for a cut of the £800m worth of funding that the Government has just made available to help meet the need for more affordable housing in the UK.

The fund is managed by the (more…)

Floating snowflake hotel will provide Northern Light views

A Dutch firm of architects recently revealed its plans for an unusual floating hotel, which will be located off Norway’s coast.

The hotel, which will only be accessible by boat, will (more…)

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