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London Stock Exchange

FTSE hit by potential tory rebellion against May and banking woes

14 November 2017

The FTSE 100 ended down on Monday, as political uncertainty in the UK and the banking sector dragged shares down, cancelling out earlier gains fuelled by the weak pound.

Housing development

Persimmon shares plunge as sales stall

8 November 2017

Shares in Persimmon plunged 3.6% on Wednesday as the UK’s second largest housebuilder reported sales had stalled in the three months to the end of September.


FTSE falls as house prices rise

8 November 2017

The FTSE 100 failed to achieve a hat trick of record highs on Tuesday as it dropped down 0.65% to 7,513.11.


House sales stall at Persimmon

8 November 2017

Persimmon saw sales stall during the third quarter of the year, the UK’s second largest housebuilder has revealed in its latest update to the market.

John Tutte, chief executive of Redrow

Redrow boss backs public housebuilding fund

27 October 2017

Redrow chief executive John Tutte has declared that a publically-funded house building programme is needed to tackle the country’s shortage of affordable housing.

Tony Pidgley

Berkeley duo cash in almost £50m in shares

27 October 2017

Berkeley Group’s founder Tony Pidgley has cashed in £28.9m of shares, just seven weeks after he took a £27m windfall and faced down a shareholder rebellion over pay deals labelled “grossly excessive”.

ILKE Homes construction

Ilke Homes increases construction target

20 October 2017

New modular construction business Ilke Homes has appointed Björn Conway from EY as its chief executive, as well as upping its production target to 2,000 units a year.


Redrow unveils plans to build 71-acre Canterbury community

19 October 2017

Redrow has entered into an agreement with Quinn Estates and Invicta Properties to deliver up to 250 new homes at Hoplands Farm, a 71 acre parcel of land in Hersden, to the north east of the City of Canterbury.

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Acton Gardens, London

Q&A: Countryside MD on progress in Acton

18 November 2017

Countryside Properties and L&Q are well on their way to delivering the 2,500 homes planned for the Acton Gardens site in south Acton, west London.

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London houses

A make-or-break Budget for the Tories

17 November 2017

This Budget really is make or break for the current Conservative government. What seems like an endless series of gaffes and mishaps has left it clinging to the rafters - with the small matter of Brexit still to deal with