New home starts slump 27% amid labour and material crisis

Concrete evidence is emerging that widespread materials and labour shortages are stifling new housing starts. Fresh figures from the National House Building Council show that new homes registrations slumped 27%

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Cladding panels “dislodged” from McAlpine hotel job

Roads around a Hilton hotel being built by Sir Robert McAlpine in Woking were closed last week when cladding panels became “dislodged”. Following the incident at the £540m Victoria Square

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Chancellor to detail £7bn spending pledge for local transport

Chancellor Rishi Sunak is planning to detail plans in the Autumn spending review on Wednesday to pump £7bn in local transport improvements in Midlands and Northern cities. The pledge will

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Weston Homes plans £100m London flats scheme

Volume house builder Weston Homes has bought part of a former textiles dyeing factory complex in south east London for a £100m multi-storey flats scheme. The 4.6 acre Dylon factory

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