New-build boom planned across Yorkshire

The shortfall in the provision of new homes in Yorkshire and throughout England is currently predicted to reach numbers in excess of one million by 2022. In direct contrast to that, and to support initiatives to increase productivity, housebuilder Miller Homes has outlined ambitious growth plans in its Yorkshire region. It will increase its construction […]

Landlords must check out new energy regulations

Landlords should all be aware of the need to ensure their rental properties comply with new energy regulations, now that legislation details have been confirmed. The Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards regulations will come into force on April 1, meaning properties must achieve a minimum of an E rating in an Energy Performance Certificate, or landlords […]

Number of new homes built in Yorkshire on the decrease

More than 160,000 new homes were registered to be built in the UK last year, an increase of six per cent on 2016, according to NHBC’s latest new home statistics. But Yorkshire and Humberside was among three of 10 regions to experience a drop in new home registrations from 2016 to 2017, with 9,621 recorded […]

Celebrating women in construction

As women are expected to make up a quarter of all construction workers in the UK by 2020, one Yorkshire housebuilder is  profiling some of its employees, to celebrate the roles of women within the workforce. Barratt Developments Yorkshire West, has highlighted the roles of  team members Kerry Bracken-Chalmers and Michaela Corbett. Kerry Bracken-Chalmers is based at […]

Tips on how to cut costs when moving home

With the average cost of moving home involving several thousands of pounds  in 2018,  it’s more important than ever to save cash during moving, to stay on top of finances. Money saving gurus have come up with savvy tips to follow when moving house – from banding your friends together for a moving in party, […]

Prepare your garden for spring

With Spring just around the corner, it’s time to get ready to enjoy the outdoors. Relax with friends and family with Bridgman’s incredible selection of garden furniture and accessories. Garden Furniture Bridgman are luxury garden furniture specialists and only use the highest quality materials when designing their furniture. Each piece is designed in the UK, […]