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A pre-application for a block of 230 flats in Edridge Road has been submitted by Croydon Tower One Ltd. Proposals for the 36-storey tower block were discussed by councillors at a Croydon planning meeting on Thursday July 19. The development would be made up of 133 flats...

Housing secretary James Brokenshire has supported proposals to introduce a mandatory requirement on landlords to ensure electrical installations in their property are inspected every five years. The idea has been recommended by several working groups of industry bodies, and now has government backing. The Housing Secretary announced...

Croydon property prices could be set to increase with the presence of new high-end stores. New research, by hybrid estates agent Emoov.co.uk, has analysed what influence the presence of a high-end retailer can have on the surrounding property market. Croydon will soon benefit from having a number...

Larger home builders in the UK plan to increase their construction rates this year, new research has found. The research for the Knight Frank House Building report 2018 shows that respondents felt outer London, the South East and the West Midlands presented the greatest opportunities for...

Croydon has been named as one of the UK’s buy-to-let hotspots in 2018. Inflated prices across the majority of London has seen investors turn their attention to the north, with Liverpool, Manchester, Birmingham and Nottingham all named among the top five places to invest this year. However,...

Kit Malthouse has been appointed housing minister to replace Dominic Raab. Following the recent cabinet reshuffle with David Davis’ departure, Dominic Raab was promoted to Brexit secretary, leaving the post of Housing Minister, which he held for just 6 months. Malthouse is the eighth housing minister since...

A family in France has become the first in the world to move into a 3D-printed house. It took just 54 hours to print - with four more months for contractors to add in things such as windows, doors and the roof and its cost was...