22 Jan

Let's ditch the red tape to help smaller developers build for the future

Wednesday, 22 January 2014 - Peter Andrew

The Government has had much to say about the housing market in recent times but last week it was the Opposition s turn to talk as shadow housing minister Emma Reynolds outlined Labour s vision for the best way to get Britain building. Ed Miliband...

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13 Oct

We have to do more to make our planning system work

Sunday, 13 October 2013 - Peter Andrew

Developers local authorities and policy makers certainly have their differences of opinion but there s one thing we seem to agree on when it comes to the state of the nation s planning system there s plenty of work to be done. This week I was part...


29 Sep

'Use it or lose it' ultimatum on building plots is not the answer

Sunday, 29 September 2013 - Pete Redfern

It s why we re here because we get a buzz from seeing a raw piece of land turned into a living breathing place. If you listened to Ed Miliband last week talking about land banking and repeatedly using the phrase use it or lose it you would not...


31 Jul

Half year results announced

Wednesday, 31 July 2013 - Pete Redfern

We released our half year results yesterday and the full announcement can be found here . As one of the largest homebuilders we are often looked to as a guide or a barometer on the UK housing market generally and certainly for us what started out as...

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28 Jul

Need to sell your home this summer??

Sunday, 28 July 2013 - Kevin Belsham

At this time of year many people s minds are focused on holidays and keeping the kids amused during the long break from school. Summer may not at first appear the obvious time to be thinking of moving but the range of incentives on offer mean making...


10 Jul

Stay safe in the sun

Wednesday, 10 July 2013 - Kevin Belsham

Well summer seems to have finally hit the UK and many of us are enjoying the long awaited sunshine. As a large proportion of our people work outside it s important that they and other outdoor workers take sensible precautions. Although we Brits...


17 Jul

The Come Dine with Taylor Wimpey competition: meet the winners!

Wednesday, 17 July 2013 - Kevin Belsham

Back in April we launched a competition which we knew would capture the imagination of food bloggers across the web a dream dinner party menu to show off your new home. Now after floods of great entries our judges - The Pink Whisk blog author and...


24 Apr

2013 so far...

Wednesday, 24 April 2013 - Pete Redfern

We released our Interim Management Statement this morning which gives an update of how we have performed over the last four months and how we see the outlook for the housing market generally. At Taylor Wimpey we ve made a strong start to 2013. We...


28 Apr

Come dine with Taylor Wimpey in our great new competition

Sunday, 28 April 2013 - Kevin Belsham

There s something about good food that brings people together and at Taylor Wimpey we love bringing people together. That s why we re launching a new competition for food bloggers that s all about that great social institution the dinner party. When...


09 Apr

Help to Buy puts spring in housing market's step

Tuesday, 9 April 2013 - Kevin Belsham

After one of the coldest Springs on record the Chancellor s budget announcement of the Help to Buy scheme is as welcome as the first glimmers of April sunshine. We know that our customers have found it particularly hard to raise a large enough...