It has been a turbulent time for the UK housing market, with political and economic instability pushing mortgage rates up to a 7.2 percent high at the end of 2022. After years of skyrocketing house prices and record-low interest rates, the market is now in a period of fluctuation.

On the heating front, things have never been more interesting in the UK heating industry. Renewables are becoming more important by the day. The decision to ban the use of fossil fuel heating systems in new build homes from 2025 was the first serious change that made us all sit up and take notice.

Glidevale Protect is putting its specialist range of energy efficient building solutions to the test by providing a range of products for use at the new Energy House 2.0 development and embarking on a collaborative research partnership with the University of Salford and national housebuilder Bellway Homes.

Described as Dorchester’s most iconic building, the Brewery – once the source of the much-quaffed Eldridge Pope ales – has been transformed into a high-end residential setting with Crittall windows playing a central role in retaining the heritage aesthetic of this historic structure.

Construction industry charity CRASH has offered heartfelt thanks to the construction companies who helped raise more than £85,000 in the CRASH Christmas card appeal.

Market-leading ventilation manufacturer Vent-Axia is celebrating winning the ‘Domestic Ventilation Product of the Year’ award at the prestigious H&V News Awards for the third year in a row.

As industry leaders in prefabricated balconies backed by the brand promise to be rigid, ready and right, Sapphire has overcome challenges posed by a new residential project in one of London’s most notable suburbs.

Some of the biggest companies in the construction sector have united in their support of the 2022 CRASH charity Christmas card appeal. With the deadline for participation on the horizon CRASH is calling on more construction companies to take their final chance to make a pledge to the industry’s Christmas card appeal.

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