Property & Development Magazine

News & Reviews for the Residential Property Sector

Sam Allcock

Bare beauty with the new Urban Nude kitchen from Keller

Industrial kitchens are often designed in dark tones; yet the new Urban Nude kitchen from Keller introduces light shades such as sea salt, pictured here, from the trendy greige palette.  It also highlights the beauty and versatility of glass units. Various new wood decors…

Four in 10 Brits have ‘no idea’ about their property’s energy efficiency

New research published today by Halifax reveals the opportunities and challenges Brits face when making energy efficiency improvements to their homes.  Almost two in five (39%) UK homeowners now consider improving the energy efficiency of their property an important priority,…

Sustainable builds – the future of housing

Globally, the built environment accounts for 39% of gross annual carbon emissions.* As more businesses ramp up their sustainability agenda in the pursuit of NetZero, the housing industry faces increasing pressure to lower its carbon footprint. One local housing development…

Leading Norwegian timber technology takes continental residence at the heart of the European Quarter in Brussels

Kebony wood decking completes sustainable transformation at the Norwegian Embassy A renovated roof terrace on the 10th floor of Norway House, located in Brussels’s European Quarter and overlooking Rue Archimède and Le Berlaymont, the home of the European Commission, has…

Major milestone for Leeds’ SOYO neighbourhood with dual approval for final phase

Caddick Group’s SOYO development at the heart of Leeds’ cultural quarter has secured planning approval for the final phase of the new neighbourhood from Leeds City Council’s City Plans Panel. Following a positive period of public consultation, Blocks A and…

Chinneck Shaw appointed managing agent for Ravelin Housing’s first Build to Rent scheme

Portsmouth and Southsea estate, letting and property management agency Chinneck Shaw has been appointed to manage the first purpose-built Build to Rent (BtR) project from Ravelin Housing Ltd, Portsmouth City Council’s wholly owned development company.    As managing agent for Brewery…

Couple fall in love with new home at Old Sawmill development in Great Bowden

A couple who recently moved to a new development in Great Bowden say staff have “gone above and beyond” in helping them settle into their “beautiful” new home. Doreen and Michael McNamara are settling into their new house at Cora’s…

Winter warning: Drying laundry inside causes havoc on the home & health

Despite falling temperatures, Britons have been warned about the potential dangers of hanging laundry to dry inside due to the risk of mould. Home insurance experts at Quotezone.co.uk have cautioned homeowners about drying clothes indoors, as it can pose a serious health…

Store cupboard cleaning products for a healthier home this Christmas

Christmas is a time of indulgence, excess and let’s be honest, waste. We buy, eat and throw away more than usual letting our healthy and environmentally friendly habits slip to the sideline.   This Christmas, Wecasa, wants to encourage UK households…

The Country House Department bolsters team

The Country House Department (TCHD) has expanded its team with the appointment of three new country house specialists. Founded by Andrew Russell and Ben Bentley in 2020, this month TCHD is joined by Freddy Dalrymple Hamilton as Regional Director, and…