Construction industry

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UK builder Bellway reports record revenue as house prices climb
Construction firm forecasts bumper 2023 as housing boom defies rising interest rates and cost of living crisis

Mark Sweney

09, Aug, 2022 @8:23 AM

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Ex-Carillion executives face £1m in fines over ‘market abuse’ claims
Richard Howson, Richard Adam and Zafar Khan appeal against watchdog findings that they ‘acted recklessly'

Kalyeena Makortoff

28, Jul, 2022 @3:25 PM

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John Marston obituary
Other lives: civil engineer, sailor and philanthropist who supported the Woodland Trust, Manchester University and the Jubilee Sailing Trust

Andrew Marston

24, Jul, 2022 @5:03 PM

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Indonesian islanders sue cement producer for climate damages
Claimants say they are experiencing serious negative impacts and demand Swiss-based Holcim pay compensation

Isabella Kaminski

20, Jul, 2022 @9:57 AM

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Simple solutions to building cool houses | Letter
Letter: Madeleine Worrall says the use of trees and natural materials could be used to good effect if the housing market had the will


19, Jul, 2022 @4:36 PM

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‘A lot of challenges’: can housing industry build homes habitable in high temperatures?
The UK’s housing stock must be resilient to rising heat levels, experts warn, with retrofitting of older properties also needed

Julia Kollewe and Tom Calverley

19, Jul, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Climate-wrecking air conditioning units aren’t the only way to survive a heatwave | Smith Mordak
Instead of individuals using ACs that make the climate hotter, we can find collective solutions, says Smith Mordak, an engineering consultancy director of sustainability

Smith Mordak

15, Jul, 2022 @11:54 AM

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Fun days and free pizza may skew London tenants’ ballots, say Greens
Call to tighten rules after residents voted for demolition or rebuilding of their estates in 20 out of 21 votes

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

12, Jul, 2022 @3:09 PM

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Persimmon blames labour and material costs for 10% drop in completions
Shortages of workers forced up pay and prices of key materials have rocketed since invasion of Ukraine, builder says

Julia Kollewe

07, Jul, 2022 @9:55 AM

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Not just any building: why plans for the M&S flagship store hit a raw nerve
Bid to raze and rebuild Oxford St store stirs debate over carbon footprints and future development of UK high streets

Sarah Butler

24, Jun, 2022 @1:45 PM

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Net-zero rules set to send cost of new homes and extensions soaring
They came into force in England last week to help the UK hit environmental goals by 2050, but this means short-term pain for long-term gain

Shane Hickey

20, Jun, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Demand for new UK homes still outstrips supply, say building firms
Bellway and Crest Nicholson report strong sales despite impact of cost inflation

Julia Kollewe

14, Jun, 2022 @11:26 AM

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