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Opinion: How COVID-19 could influence housing and cities

Opinion: How COVID-19 could influence housing and cities

Tim Williams considers how ways of living could change, and gives a personal perspective on the loss of a UK housebuilding titan.


Review: Mixed use regeneration of listed buildings

Review: Mixed use regeneration of listed buildings

Plans to turn an engine shed and locomotive workshops in Ashford into film studios, offices and homes is a creative re-use, but integration into the Kent town is challenging, finds Jonathan Tarbatt.

Need to know: Stockport mill deal paves way for regeneration

Need to know: Stockport mill deal paves way for regeneration

Developer Capital & Centric has completed the acquisition of Stockport's historic Weir Mill for a resi conversion that sets the scene for broader regeneration.

Need to know: Resi partner named for South Shields regeneration

Need to know: Resi partner named for South Shields regeneration

South Tyneside Council appoints development partner to deliver 365 homes as part of mixed use transformation.

Opinion: It's time to bounce-forward rather than bounce-back

Opinion: It's time to bounce-forward rather than bounce-back

Our notion of resilience through the COVID-19 crisis should involve creating a better world, harnessing and honouring the power of community, writes Tim Williams.

Opinion: What does Covid-19 mean for urban policy?

Opinion: What does Covid-19 mean for urban policy?

Urban policy in areas including transport, housing density, office occupancy and co-working is being brought into question by the pandemic, writes Tim Williams.

Review: Applying modern methods of construction

Review: Applying modern methods of construction

The flexible form of offsite manufacturing at Urban Splash's Irwell Riverside scheme, in Salford, has helped to transform a former industrial site, finds Stephen Gleave.

Need to know: McCarthy & Stone offers 300 homes in coronavirus response

Need to know: McCarthy & Stone offers 300 homes in coronavirus response

Retirement housebuilder makes newly completed apartments available to government to house NHS keyworkers and recovering older patients.

Need to know: Chancellor's Budget targets housing and infrastructure

Need to know: Chancellor's Budget targets housing and infrastructure

Chancellor Rishi Sunak's first Budget also offers rates holiday to smaller shops and cafes, and says long-awaited review of business rates is on the way.

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