Published: 20th Nov 2019

Two-thirds of UK residents feel that too much focus is being placed solely on the construction of new homes, as opposed to creating rounded communities with supporting infrastructure, a new report has found. The Future Communities Report has been published by Eurocell and it draws on the findings of a survey of 1,000 UK adults with an equal split between homeowners, private renters and social housing occupants. The report also includes expert input from architects at leading studios BDP, Stanton Williams, Urbanist Architecture and TOWN. It reveals insight into the communities that people hope to live in and current trends in the built environment sector. Almost seven in 10 (69%) of respondents said that they felt not enough consideration is given to the provision of educational, health and sports facilities during the current planning process for homes. A further 32% of people believe that not enough has been done to … (To read the full article, subscribe below)