Construction issues

  • Houses being built
    Features

    A quiet revolution?

    2017-02-16T06:00:00Z

    For some, last week’s housing white paper wasn’t worth the white paper it was printed on, but for others it presents a radical shift in policy away from home ownership and towards a much wider range of housing needs

  • Megaphone
    Features

    Brexit: What we really really want

    2017-02-10T06:00:00Z

    When Building launched its Building A Better Brexit campaign at the start of the year, we promised a reader survey to find out what the industry wanted the government to take into its negotiations with the EU

  • A crane
    Features

    Strategic advances?

    2017-02-09T06:00:00Z

    The government’s modern industrial strategy has been welcomed by business groups but are there opportunities for construction to benefit?

  • Cars in flood
    Features

    Hell or high water

    2017-02-03T06:00:00Z

    The North-west may have been spared flooding so far this winter, but the occurence and severity of the region’s floods is steadily increasing

  • Prison
    Features

    New prisons: Not much in the swag bag

    2017-02-02T06:00:00Z

    Converting old prisons into housing to fund new prisons in less expensive locations isn’t going according to script

  • Woman
    Features

    Redressing the balance: Women engineers

    2017-01-27T06:00:00Z

    With just 9% of UK engineers women, the sector clearly has a long way to go to achieving a diverse workforce

  • New homes being built at a garden village
    Features

    It takes a village

    2017-01-11T06:00:00Z

    The government’s recent commitment to back new garden villages sounds lovely

  • Hinkley
    Features

    2017: The mists of time to come…

    2017-01-03T15:32:00Z

    It’s been a long time since the industry has faced such uncertainty

  • New York
    Features

    How is New York dealing with Trump?

    2016-12-09T06:00:00Z

    New Yorkers are still in shock at the idea of a Trump presidency

  • Tour of a building site
    Features

    Autumn Statement: Hit and miss

    2016-11-30T15:14:00Z

    Last week’s Autumn Statement trumpeted an extra £1.4bn for 40,000 affordable homes, but is the government set to miss its own target?