• Leicester Passive House homes

    Housebuilder Westleigh Partnerships Limited is building 68 new homes at a site in Leicester to the Passiv ...

    Housebuilder Westleigh Partnerships Limited is building 68 new homes at a site in Leicester to the Passive House standard. PHPD recently visited the development to find out more. ...

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  • Intratone control app

    Intratone, has launched a new App that allows users to control access to their property from anywhere in ...

    Intratone, has launched a new App that allows users to control access to their property from anywhere in the world through their smartphone, tablet or mobile device. ...

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  • Power tools for housebuilders

    Heavy-duty breakers and brushless motors can provide more choice, power and efficiency for housebuilders ...

    Heavy-duty breakers and brushless motors can provide more choice, power and efficiency for housebuilders and developers, explains Simon Miller, Brand and Product Manager, at Hitachi Power Tools. ...

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  • Working with plant and equipment

    All building sites need a wide variety of plant and equipment – much of which is hired from specialists. ...

    All building sites need a wide variety of plant and equipment – much of which is hired from specialists. PHPD asks Lucy Furnival, Operations Director – Construction at Hewden, about the importance of ...

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  • Brick Development Association

    Andrew Eagles, CEO of The Brick Development Association, explains why brick is a versatile and durable ma ...

    Andrew Eagles, CEO of The Brick Development Association, explains why brick is a versatile and durable material for the design and construction of new homes. ...

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  • Importance of site investigation

    Adrian Crow, Technical Manager, Insulslab, discusses the importance of site investigation and why this ul ...

    Adrian Crow, Technical Manager, Insulslab, discusses the importance of site investigation and why this ultimately determines foundation specification and design in new housing developments. ...

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  • Handmade cast stone

    John Lambert, General Manager at Forticrete, discusses the benefits of handmade cast stone which provides ...

    John Lambert, General Manager at Forticrete, discusses the benefits of handmade cast stone which provides a solution for adding individual character and definition to a home. ...

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  • Pitched roofing – the standards

    Five years ago NHBC launched an industry-wide campaign to help raise standards of pitched roofs on new ho ...

    Five years ago NHBC launched an industry-wide campaign to help raise standards of pitched roofs on new homes across the UK in a bid to reduce claims and re-occurring problems. NHBC Technical Projects ...

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  • Market analysis – Cambridge

    PHPD continues its look at the development opportunities in specific areas across the UK. This issue Toby ...

    PHPD continues its look at the development opportunities in specific areas across the UK. This issue Toby Greenhow, head of Residential Development Sales at Savills in Cambridge, presents a city at a ...

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  • New home designer trends

    Lindsey Haystead, design sales consultant at Designer Contracts, talks interior trends and explains how t ...

    Lindsey Haystead, design sales consultant at Designer Contracts, talks interior trends and explains how the latest designs can be applied to new homes across the country whatever the budget. ...

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