New housing to be in keeping with local tradition, Jenrick says

By William Eichler | 20 July 2021

New homes should be built using an architectural style in keeping with the history of their area and located on streets lined with trees, the Government has announced.

In a speech to the think tank Policy Exchange, housing secretary Robert Jenrick announced a new national model design code – called Building Beautiful Places – which outlines the materials councils should require developers to use on all new buildings in their local areas.

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