Not Enough House Building?

House Building Numbers

House prices in England are at their highest levels ever, and only show signs of increasing, albeit possibly more slowly than the previous five or six years, which have seen phenomenal growth, particularly in the south-east, absorbing the “London effect”.

The cry from many quarters, including the Government, is to build more and more houses as soon as possible, but the theory that the greater the supply, the easier the price structuring does not apply in Continue reading “Not Enough House Building?”

Modern Construction Methods

Modern Methods of Construction

New and modern construction methods are both hi-tech and although conceptually simple, are pretty complex.

The systems require a work force to keep up to date with the rapidly changing technologies within the construction sector. This may mean that some traditional roles of skilled trades, such as the carpenter, are replaced by a technician with a nail gun.

Modern construction methods are seen on new housing sites, such as timber truss roof frames or flat pack build, or Continue reading “Modern Construction Methods”