Housing Association Magazine

Aluminium curtain walling sets new standards in house building

Mention curtain walling to any specifier or contractor and it’s an odds on bet they won’t associate the term with residential projects. However,…

 

Providing low risk income and support for housing association partners

Rentplus gives aspirant homeowners a unique opportunity to get on the property ladder through its affordable rent-to-buy offer.  It supports those…

 

Water pipes protection: Wrap it or regret it!

Burst pipes are the most common cause of home insurance claims in the UK…

 

Pipe and fire sprinkler boxing made simple by UK Boxings

UK Boxings’ pipe & fire sprinkler boxing and boiler casings have been used for more than 20 years by social housing contractors, local…

 

Homeowners trapped by External Wall Fire Review

An attempt to unblock the high-rise and leasehold housing market following renewed scrutiny with regards fire safety has hit problems, leading to…

 

Sidey helps deliver affordable homes

With more than 85 years’ experience, Sidey is in the top 10 of the UK’s biggest fenestration companies. With all round expertise in commercial…

 

Composite Fire Door Specifications

Hardware and Fire Door systems specialist Winkhaus has invested extensively to ensure their Composite Fire & Security door set solution…

 

New figures highlight urgent need to replace combustible materials

• New figures revealing 20% rise in smoking-related fires during pandemic demonstrate urgent need to replace combustible materials…

 

Build homes: Who will build the social housing of the future?

The recent news that government are planning a comprehensive reform of England’s seven-decade old planning system comes as music to the ears of…

 

Where does social housing sit in society?

Joe Bradbury looks the importance of social housing. How important is social housing to society?

Is this the age of polarising topics,…

 

NHF-supported Building Better alliance appoints PfH to establish offsite construction procurement framework

Building Better, the National Housing Federation-supported alliance of housing associations working to develop offsite solutions for the social…

 

Langley delivers scheme to increase social housing in London

Enfield Council has used a large-scale upgrade and refurbishment of the Lytchet Way Estate in Enfield, as a cost effective means to increase…

 

Cutting edge social distancing device announced

As construction projects reopen across the UK, and workers and subcontractors go back on site, robust health and safety protocol will be at the…

 

Aluminium decking experts AliDeck launch new extended 8 colour standard range

Aluminium decking specialists AliDeck continued their recent run of innovation and product development with the announcement of the expansion of…

 

Leading building compliance authority welcomes 'vital' new sprinkler threshold

Leading safety and building compliance authority, Bureau Veritas, has pledged its full support to the government’s recent introduction of a new…

 

Technal used for £4.2M system package at new garden quarter

Demanding regulation standards and the sheer scale of a residential housing project like East London’s New Garden Quarter, have seen aluminium…

 

AliDeck Lite Board

The AliDeck Lite Board is the perfect non-combustible solution for leaseholders needing to replace timber or composite decking

Building…