Nearly 70% of Scottish housing associations use sustainable construction methods

Nearly 70% of Scottish housing associations use sustainable construction methods A new survey by the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has found that its members are working to tackle climate change by using sustainable and highly energy efficient methods to build homes. The survey has been published as COP26 turns its attention to the theme of Cities, Regions and the Built Environment, with leaders focusing on the role of buildings in tackling climate change. The survey found that, of those respondents currently…

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Lagan Homes acquires Cawrey Homes

Lagan Homes acquires Cawrey Homes The acquisition marks an exciting new chapter for Lagan Homes England, part of the family-owned Lagan Homes Group. Operating in Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland and England, Lagan Homes Group is at the forefront of high-quality house building, with almost 40 years’ experience of building well designed homes to…

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DGHP to build 150 new energy-efficient homes

DGHP to build 150 new energy-efficient homes The new homes, at four sites across the region, are supported by the UK Government gas and electricity regulator, OFGEM. OFGEM’s Green Recovery Fund supports low-carbon projects. DGHP is working with Scottish Power Energy Networks (SPEN) on installing a new electricity sub-station to cater for the new homes.…

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Allotments could provide space for 600,000 new homes

Allotments could provide space for 600,000 new homes England’s allotments could provide space for over 600,000 new homes, according to the latest research by the estate agent comparison site, GetAgent.co.uk. GetAgent’s research found that there are an estimated 4,554 allotments across the nation containing roughly 177,606 plots, each at an average size of 250 square metres. That’s…

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