Government & policy

Chorley planning appeal stresses role of secondary demand data ...

24/Aug/2020

A planning application has been approved at appeal, taking wider demand data in to consideration beyond the local Right to Build register ...

Planning reform good news for custom and self build sector ...

06/Aug/2020

The government’s recently published Planning for the Future consultation paper sets out a vision for planning reform that improves the outlook for custom and self build. The National and Custom and ...

Zoning could hold the solution to planning reform says Centre ...

14/Jul/2020

Think tank Centre for Cities as proposed a system of zoning as an essential planning reform to get more houses built, in the right places. ...

2020 NaCSBA Annual General Meeting ...

07/Jul/2020

The NaCSBA AGM took place by Zoom this year, but members can watch the clip or download the presentations in the Members' Area ...

Build, Build, Build our way out of the crisis, says ...

02/Jul/2020

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has unveiled a series of plans to aid the recovery of the nation through a comprehensive “new deal” package, including £5bn of funding for infrastructure projects. ...

Corona’s impact on the wider homes market ...

09/Jun/2020

Changing work practices and challenges stemming from Coronavirus look set to seriously limit new housing delivery - and possibly leading to planning reform to bolster activity ...

Coronavirus: Undertaking building work for self builders and developers ...

11/May/2020

Anyone planning to restart a site should review NaCSBA's guidance for the safe return to work ...

Construction workers able to access Coronavirus testing ...

05/May/2020

Construction workers have been added to the list of people eligible for testing for Covid-19 ...

Housebuilders key link for new 10% biodiversity net gain ...

02/Apr/2020

A new report sets out measures house builders can make to meet the proposed 10% net gain in biodiversity for all new development ...

Custom Build Summit – Event Cancelled. ...

16/Mar/2020

Homebuilding & Renovating moved the date of the Custom Build Summit to July, sharing best practice that will help unlock this new opportunity ...