Quality in construction is hindered by ambiguity in standards and regulations, issues accessing skills and talent and a history of fragmentation. This was some of the feedback from The Housing Forum’s Quality Counts Conference, hosted in London on 13 November.
Opened by Stephen Teagle, chair of The Housing Forum, the event focused on how to deliver quality consistently in the housing sector.
Making Quality Count
The first session, Making ...
The Challenge of Change
Thursday 9 May 2019 from 09:30 - 17:30 followed by drinks reception.
Hilton London Wembley, Lakeside Way, Wembley HA9 0BU
The Housing Forum's 2019 National Conference will explore how the housing industry has risen to the challenge of increased demand and changing expectations - where quality outcomes and partnership working achieved success.
This year's conference is taking place in the heart of Wembley Park and ...
“The sector’s inability to deliver consistent quality is at the heart of all building failures”
Drawing on expertise from across the sector The Housing Forum is launching a new report and best practice guide – “Stopping Building Failures” aimed at providing a practical response to the “deep flaws in the current system” identified by Dame Judith Hackitt in her report Building a Safer Future.
Stopping Building ...
The CEO Forum, "Housing and the Government's Spending Review" was chaired by John Anderson, Kier Living.
The Housing Forum were pleased to attend the launch of the NHBC Foundation Report "Homes Through the Decades" and wanted to share the Report details with our members.
This new guide from the NHBC Foundation introduces the history of the modern British home. With photographs, graphics and timelines the report shows the evolution of planning, design, and construction. Read about the challenges that have shaped the modern home – from cholera outbreaks in ...
A recent Housing Forum Working Group that I chaired sought to look at new ways Registered Providers (RP’s) could deliver their development programmes.
The difficulty RP’s have is that the external constraints they currently face are unlikely to ...