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A question of land
It was great to hear new Housing Minister Kit Malthouse reaffirm the government’s commitment to its target of building 300,000 new homes a year, and even more encouraging to hear some new ideas as to how Government can help to achieve this by increasing the supply of land for development.
A Relationship Built on Solid Foundations
H+H Celcon Foundation Blocks are being used in a major development in the North West. Jones Homes, a local housebuilder in the North West, is presenting a luxurious new development of 82 predominately detached homes, comprised of four to six bedrooms in the desirable town of Wilmslow, south of Manchester.
Baby boomers the next help to buy?
The recently published Housing Market Intelligence report includes an intriguing bit of research from estate agent Savills and NHBC Foundation suggesting that the cash-rich baby boomers represent a significant opportunity not currently well served by the housebuilders.
A political opening for H+H
H+H was delighted to hold an official opening for its newly refurbished Borough Green factory on 14 September: Tom Tugendhat, MP for Tonbridge and Malling, performed the opening itself with the Secretary of State for Housing, Local Government and Communities James Brokenshire also visiting the plant during the day to see the new production facility.
Mind the Gap – How H+H’s I-House Can Bridge the Divide Between Off-Site and Traditional
The Government wants the construction industry to embrace off-site manufacturing, which is still seen as new and untested technology. The SIG I-House System is the solution, combining the efficiency of off-site with the traditional masonry methods the industry is already familiar with.
Mitton Road Self-Build Case Study
Building Your Own ‘Lifetime Home’ Made Easy with H+H Celcon Blocks. Building your own home can be an exciting, if somewhat, daunting experience that requires careful research. Tony Wright considered a number of different approaches when looking for materials that would be suitable for his ‘lifetime home’.
Pine Lodge, Chester
H+H Foundations Prove They’re up to the Job for Archway Homes. Cheshire based housebuilder Archway Homes specialise in delivering small, high-quality developments in desirable locations across the North West. A family-run business, they pride themselves on the longevity of their relationships with their suppliers, which was the main reason they have chosen to specify H+H Celcon Foundation Blocks in their latest development.
H+H at the heart of award winning new low-carbon community
H+H’s Thin-Joint System is at the heart of Derwenthorpe, a new low-carbon community, the first phase of which recently scooped the Best Affordable Housing Development Award in the 2017 Inside Housing Awards. The latest win follows three prestigious RIBA awards earlier this year.
H+H Celcon Blocks Support Homeless Veterans into Employment
H+H Celcon blocks were used in an award-winning landmark self-build housing development in Plymouth. 24 one-bedroom homes were constructed in George Place: 12 were built for and by ex-servicemen; six homes were built for people with learning disabilities and six for general needs affordable rent. A quarter of the homes within the development are wheelchair accessible and all are designed to be capable of meeting criteria for Lifetime Homes.