Tag Archives: Homes

Travis Perkins helps Miller Homes and Habitat for Humanity

Travis Perkins Group, the UK’s largest supplier of building materials, is supporting key customer Miller Homes with their commitment to Habitat for Humanity Great Britain by sending representative, Gemma Black, who is Inventory Manager for BSS, to help build new homes for orphans and vulnerable children in Malawi. BSS, which …

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Builders back the high street, says FMB

The Chancellor Philip Hammond has today taken positive steps to address the housing crisis and breathe new life back into our high streets, says the Federation of Master Builders (FMB). Commenting on the Budget 2018, Brian Berry, Chief Executive of the FMB, said: “It is important that the Chancellor has …

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Actis says £5m CITB funding programme may help expand offsite homes offering

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The Construction Industry Training Board’s announcement this week that it is ploughing £5 million into helping under-represented people move into the industry has been welcomed by insulation specialist Actis. The CITB’s Pathways into Construction fund will help building firms train ‘hard to reach’ candidates in a bid to address the …

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Selco Steps In To Help Bristol’s Homeless


Selco Bulders Warehouse, part of the Grafton Group, has lent its support to a pioneering group which is using old shipping containers to fight homelessness in Bristol. Selco’s Bristol branch, on Sheene Way, is backing the organisation Help Bristol’s Homeless by offering building materials at vastly reduced rates. Help Bristol’s …

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Actis backs NHBC’s call for more offsite homes following Beast from the East report

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The NHBC’s call this week for a drastic shift towards building more offsite homes in order to reach government housing targets has been welcomed by insulation specialist Actis. The rallying cry follows the release of this quarter’s new build statistics by the NHBC – which says that the harsh winter …

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