Monthly Archives: August 2013

Downsizing? Larkfleet has something for you this weekend!

If you are 55 or over and looking to downsize your home, this could be your lucky weekend! Lincolnshire housebuilder Larkfleet Homes has organised a special open weekend at its Spinney House development in Yaxley, near Peterborough, which will appeal to … Continue reading

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House prices: the upward trend continues as the UK economy gathers momentum

UK house prices have continued to climb during August, albeit by just 0.6 per cent on July figures. New figures released by Nationwide show that property prices are 3.5 per cent higher than a year ago. The building society says the average … Continue reading

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New homes ‘threat’ to the countryside more than doubles within a year

More than 150,000 new homes are planned for green belt land across England, according to a national charity which aims to protect the countryside and rural communities. Research by the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) indicates that this is … Continue reading

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Planning minister launches streamlined planning website

Planning minister Nick Boles has launched a test website of streamlined planning guidance for public comment. The new website sets out new guidance, which until now ran into thousands of pages. The minister says the new online national planning guidance will give … Continue reading

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Yes to Homes week: a voice for everyone supporting moves to build new homes

Monday 2 September sees the start of the first ever ‘Yes to Homes’ week across England. Spearheaded by the National Housing Federation (NHF), the campaign aims to give a voice to everyone who wants or supports moves to build more … Continue reading

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Almost 400,000 planned homes are still waiting to be built

Work is still waiting to start on nearly 400,000 homes across England which have planning permission. A study by the Local Government Association (LGA) reveals that little progress has been made in the past year towards reducing this huge backlog which … Continue reading

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Larkfleet provides more affordable homes in Lincolnshire

Further affordable homes are to be provided for people in Lincolnshire by housebuilder Larkfleet Homes with the construction of phase two of an existing development in Pinchbeck, near Spalding. The company – part of the Larkfleet Group – previously built 33 … Continue reading

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