Government consults over starter home drive

New rules have been proposed by the government which will see house builders who are developing a site bigger than 10 homes factor in one starter home per five houses. Clause 2 shows that the proposal will see new houses deemed as ‘starter…


Construction Sector remains on track to grow in summer 2016

According to the latest statistics released by Barbour ABI, the construction sector is continuing to grow and will have a peak in the summer of 2016, with more building work already scheduled. February’s stats show that the construction sector…


Roofing market has grown significantly according to news reports

According to a leading report released this month, the roofing market has increased significantly, up by 4.5% in 2014 after decline in 2012 and modest growth in 2013. The growth has been driven mainly by the housing market with new schemes including…


Construction industry to create over 200,000 jobs by 2019

 DPR Roofing has today learnt that the construction sector is to create more than 200,000 jobs by 2019 and is expected to grow at a rate of 2.9% year on year. These finding have been compiled in a report by the Construction Industry Training…


Customer reports his own roofers

At DPR, we are meticulous in our health and safety procedures, ensuring that every roof we work on is completed to the strictest of guidelines. We know that for many homeowners this is a very important part of how roofers work, and can be the…


Small house-builders are to be let off from zero carbon standards

 It was announced yesterday that the government has planned to propose exemption on smaller sites regarding the zero carbon homes policy standards. According to the reports, from 2016 it was meant to be that all new homes that are built in the…