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London housing-space standards set to go nationwide

16-Sep-2014 | By Jim Dunton

Ministers have floated proposals to allow local planning authorities across England to adopt the minimum housing-space standards that already apply in London

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Councillors block controversial Grid tower

15-Sep-2014 | By Jim Dunton

Grid Architects-designed plans for a 24-storey tower in north-west London’s Swiss Cottage neighbourhood have been rejected by councillors - against the advice of planning officers

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Karakusevic Carson's Hackney scheme wins green light

15-Sep-2014 | By Tim Clark

Karakusevic Carson Architects (KCA) has won the go-ahead for this 18-home scheme in Hackney, east London.


Exploring a century of ideas about housing with the AA Night School

12-Jul-2014 | By Sam Jacob

Sam Jacob, the founder of the AA’s Night School, leads ‘a classroom’ of cyclists around London to experience and learn from a century of ideas about housing

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Housing 'flat' as construction growth stalls Video

11-Jul-2014 | By Tom Fitzpatrick

New housing output was flat last month, ending a growth spurt which has seen the sector balloon by a fifth over the last 12 months

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Tory plans for 'less green' starter homes panned

29-Sep-2014 | By

The UK Green Building Council (UK-GBC) has slammed the Conservative’s plans to exempt proposed starter homes from zero carbon regs

Boris Johnson

Gov’t launches £400m ‘housing bank’ for new homes

28-Sep-2014 | By Jim Dunton

A £400million government loan scheme aimed at bringing forward affordable housing by offering low-cost loans to social landlords and other developers has gone live

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Big name housing architects line up for latest Olympic plots

26-Sep-2014 | By

A who’s who of leading architects, including a trio of Stirling Prize winners, has been shortlisted to design 1,500 new homes on London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park


PCKO wins planning for 120-home London scheme

26-Sep-2014 | By

PCKO Architects has won planning for a 120-home scheme on the former site of Anmer Lodge care home in Stanmore, north-west London

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Miliband launches attack on developers Video

25-Sep-2014 | By , Robyn Wilson

Labour party leader Ed Miliband has launched a fresh attack on housebuilders sitting on land