Housing People Building Communities (HPBC) celebrates 15 years: Interview with founder

Housing People Building Communities (HPBC) celebrates 15 years: Interview with founder Liverpool-based charity Housing People Building Communities (HPBC) is 15 years old this year and, having finally completed its first community-led, low-cost housing development in Granby Toxteth, is now looking ahead to future projects. Your Move caught up with Reverend Canon ... Read More...

Festival Gardens: Fresh plans & images of council’s ambitious vision

Festival Gardens: Fresh plans & images of council's ambitious vision After years of uncertainty, ambitious plans to transform the former International Festival Gardens site into a thriving residential and leisure destination on the banks of the Mersey are taking shape. As Liverpool City Council searches for a developer to realise its vision ... Read More...

Generation Rent: Liverpool’s build to rent boom

Generation Rent: Liverpool's build to rent boom Liverpool’s rental sector special Words by Christine Toner It’s the tenure that’s seemingly taking over the nation. Across the UK purpose-built rental accommodation is popping up regularly and the trend shows no sign of stopping.Legal & General Group recently released plans to create a purpose-built PRS (private ... Read More...

Liverpool’s future: How can homes, leisure and workspace thrive alongside each other?

A Place for Everything Liverpool's future: How can homes, leisure and workspace thrive alongside each other? Words by Christine Toner Liverpool city centre is unrecognisable from what it was a decade ago. Student housing is a dominant feature, the food and drink offering has increased considerably, nightlife has changed and evolved, and whole areas ... Read More...

Off-site housebuilding: Is modular construction the way forward?

Off-site housebuilding: Is modular construction the way forward? When housing minister Gavin Barwell travelled to Liverpool to visit a social development in Belle Vale he left singing the praises of an emerging building technique. The MP attended Liverpool Mutual Homes’ Naylorsfield Drive site where the growing discipline of off-site construction was instrumental, and ... Read More...

New year, new home: 2017 developments coming to market

New year, new home: 2017 developments coming to market Advertising feature Are you thinking of starting the New Year in a new home? Housebuilders from across the region reveal their property predictions for 2017 and round up the properties coming onto the market for first-time buyers, downsizers and growing families. Redrow Homes Lancashire Claire Jarvis, ... Read More...