Feeling ‘at home’ improves health, say researchers

The ability to feel ‘at home’ has a significant impact on people’s health and wellbeing, according to experts at the University of Stirling. Academics, who studied 75 tenants living in rented properties in Glasgow over a year, found that being... View Article

Coffin Mew comments on no fault evictions

Following recent reports that the government will consult on no fault, or section 21, evictions, Adrian McClinton, Partner at Coffin Mew comments: “The government’s announcement that it is consulting on the removal of ‘no fault evictions’ represents a seismic shift... View Article

New technologies inspire optimism on energy use

Patrick Mooney explores why new technologies are inspiring him to be more optimistic about our use of energy The challenges posed by global warming in terms of how can we reduce carbon emissions, safeguard our health and pass on a... View Article

Obtaining your local area information

Information on your local area is now easy to obtain and understand thanks to a new tool by CIA Landlord Insurance. The local area statistics calculator provides up to date information on the average property prices and crime rates in... View Article

Vectaire’s Microbox 125/2DC chosen

Vectaire’s Microbox 125/2DC was chosen to ventilate St Peter’s House and Admiral’s House in Kents Road, Torquay. This prestigious development converting two listed buildings into apartments needed discreet, but effective ventilation. The Microbox, provided this. The unit is slim (less... View Article

Bury St Edmunds Extra Care scheme acquired by Housing 21

Housing 21, a leading not-for-profit national provider of Extra Care and Retirement Housing, has acquired a new Extra Care scheme from a local partnership between Orwell Housing and Havebury Housing in Bury St Edmunds. The news follows Housing 21’s commitment... View Article

£7.5m sheltered housing scheme opens at Danemore Tenterden

A major landmark in Ashford Borough Council’s multi-million-pound modernisation plan for its sheltered housing schemes has seen the re-opening of the £7.5m Danemore scheme in Tenterden. Located at Beechy Path and a short walk from the town centre, the new-look... View Article

Tyne Group unveils new affordable homes in Blaydon

Housing provider, Tyne Group has completed a £700,000 investment project delivering seven brand-new one and two bedroom homes for affordable rent in Blaydon. The development on Lucy Street is the first to be completed in Tyne’s development portfolio, which has seen the conversion... View Article

Langley pledges support for the 100% Hackitt campaign

Langley Waterproofing Systems Ltd has pledged its support to the 100% Hackitt campaign, an initiative which aims to ensure that all recommendations made in the Hackitt Review of fire safety and building regulations are fully implemented. The 100% Hackitt campaign... View Article

KYDEX® doors achieve fire test certification

James Latham can now offer four KYDEX® encapsulated door blanks with Exova Warringtonfire Global assessment to FD30. Exclusive to James Latham in the UK and Ireland – and available in 0.76mm, 1.5mm and 2mm thicknesses and 20 on-trend colours –... View Article

The NEW 37.5® Technology – Climate Control Fleeces

These new styles from Snickers Workwear deliver AllroundWork warmth and cooling comfort. Not only will you stay warm with these new 37.5® Technology Fleeces, you’ll look and feel cool too. With styles for both professional tradesmen and women, they excel... View Article