Housing Association Magazine

Climate change: we can’t blame Brexit for everything

H&V manufacturers are always developing products and systems that have lower harmful emissions, but with air pollution contributing to…

 

Vent-Axia Welcomes Government Clean Air Strategy

Leading British ventilation manufacturer Vent-Axia has welcomed the Government’s Clean Air Strategy, launched on 14th January 2019, which…

 

The Window Company (Contracts) expands again

The G-18 window and door Installer of the Year has extended its premises yet again to keep pace with its continuing expansion.

 

Versatile by Design - Wienerberger launches SVK Fibre Cement…

Wienerberger, the leading supplier of wall, roof, and landscaping solutions, is proud to announce the addition of the SVK Fibre Cement…

 

Safeguard research shows homes at risk despite damp treatment

Homes throughout the UK may be at risk from rising damp despite being equipped with chemical damp-proof courses (DPCs), according to…

 

Biggest change to rental sector for a generation

Private landlords will no longer be permitted to evict tenants from their property at short notice without good reason, in the biggest change to…

 

Changes in the control of invasive weeds like Japanese knotweed

Invasive weeds are never far from the news. Plants such as Japanese knotweed need little introduction and should be on the radar of all…

 

Intergas boilers – the future of reliable heating

The UK trade press were invited to the Netherlands recently to hear about the latest developments at Intergas: a change to servicing…

 

Is solving the housing crisis once again becoming a Government…

Addressing the policy conference of the Home Builders Federation (HBF), Housing Secretary James Brokenshire recently set out what the Government…

 

CaberShieldPlus, flooring that keeps you building

CaberShieldPlus is the ideal flooring solution when building in Britain’s unpredictable climate.

 

Evinox Energy Supply Canary Wharf’s New District, Wood Wharf…

A new urban district is being created in London's Canary Wharf, which when complete will feature up to 3,600 new homes, a GP’s surgery, a…

 

Magna Housing specifies Fibo for ‘high quality’ wall panels

Magna Housing has been working with Fibo, specifying its panels in over 100 bathrooms over the past year. The housing association made a…

 

Sigma Capital strengthens London team with new appointments

Residential development and urban regeneration company, Sigma Capital Group plc, has expanded its London team with two new recruits, showcasing…

 

Employee spotlight: Matt Wilde from Langley Waterproofing Systems

Matt Wilde, Site Technician for Langley Waterproofing Systems Ltd, discusses with Housing Association magazine his work both on and offsite,…

Trade body and UCL set to transform damp management

A collaboration between a national trade body and academia has developed a working formula which could transform damp management in homes.

Suspend right to buy, urge experts

Details have emerged from the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government which indicate that local authorities in England sold 2,645…

 

L&Q housing association set to acquire Trafford Housing Trust

In a move which is being signalled as opening the gateway to the North, a London-based housing association is poised to acquire a Manchester…

 

Drones offer bird's eye view in roof surveys

A bird’s eye view of a roof is often the best way to identify issues and quickly find a solution. A new start-up is offering drone services to…

 

Schueco outward-opening window proving popular for…

Three years ago, Schueco UK launched the AWS 70 SC outward-opening window onto the UK market. Latest reports show it is proving extremely…

 

Meating the need to reduce carbon

With growing interest in a meat-free lifestyle, Mitsubishi Electric’s Russell Jones explores the benefits of cutting down on this carbon-…