NEWS

Government backs modern methods of construction to solve housing crisis ...

18/Jul/2019

The Modern Methods of Construction report published this month by The Housing, Communities And Local Government Committee has warned that modern methods of construction (MMC) must be supported to help ...

Custom build Principles brings diversity to Ebbsfleet Garden City ...

15/Jul/2019

A new Design area in Ebbsfleet Garden City with the designation “Custom Build Community” has got the green light with the recent approval of masterplans and design codes for villages ...

Game changing planning appeal grants Self Build site due to ...

28/Jun/2019

A planning inspector has allowed plans for 30 Self Build plots in Woodville, Swadlincote, following North West Leicestershire District Council’s (NWLDC) initial refusal to grant outline planning permission. Lauren Land ...

Planning system problems threaten government’s 300,000 housing target, finds PAC ...

27/Jun/2019

The Public Accounts Committee has found that inherent problems in the planning system seriously jeopardises government's 300,000 annual new homes target ...

Nearly two thirds of Help to Buy users could have ...

20/Jun/2019

The National Audit Office has published a report that states that nearly two thirds of Help to Buy users could have afforded a home regardless. ...

Winning entry of Letchworth Garden City design competition embraces Self ...

18/Jun/2019

Self Build opportunities included in the winning entry to Letchworth Garden City expansion competition ...

Lack of policy secures Self Build permission outside development boundaries ...

17/Jun/2019

A lack of provision for Self Build led to to wins for SF Planning in cases outside village boundaries ...

Local Authority model supports planners to assess long-term demand for ...

12/Jun/2019

Produced with Right to Build Task Force input, the Three Dragons model for assessing Custom and Self Build demand is a core tool for all local authorities. ...

Right to Build Task Force leads professionals’ Graven Hill site ...

11/Jun/2019

The Right to Build Task Force is leading a professionally focused tour of Graven Hill, to share the learnings from this transformational custom build site ...

2019 NaCSBA Annual General Meeting ...

20/May/2019

The NaCSBA AGM is on the 25 June at the NSBRC in Swindon. Come along to find out what NaCSBA has been doing to earn congratulations from Kit Malthouse. ...