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  • Capital Developments Go through the Roof

    Click Properties had another feature in the news last week, in the Daily Express. I was asked to speak about Click Above and building on London’s roof tops. The full article from the express is here, titled Capital Developments Go through the Roof!

  • Largest residential modular housing project due to start in Slough.

    As our project Aspire project in Slough is going to be the largest residential off-site constructed modular development in the country we’ve managed to generate quite a bit of interest recently. The Express wrote a great article today in their property section in their printed newspaper today called. House market: Modular homes could be the future of the British construction industry The article focus’s on the role that the off-site industry…

  • Can off-site manufacture improve productivity in construction? Hopefully the Lords will take note and focus on my comments on planning too.

    Willmott Dixon’s Tim Carey tells House of Lords inquiry there is not enough traditional resources The skills crisis has reached a point where there is no alternative to off-site manufacturing, a House of Lords inquiry into whether off-site manufacturing can improve productivity in construction has heard. Addressing the matter in Building Magazine stated.  Industry has welcomed the inquiry, with Click Above managing director Aaron Emmett, whose SME development firm specialises in…

  • Click Above MD, Aaron Emmett spoke with the Daily Mail about one of the solutions to London’s housing crisis

      Read the full article on The Daily Mail website  here With space for 41,000 new homes on the ROOFS of existing properties in London alone – is building upwards the answer to Britain’s housing crisis? Building 40,000 new homes literally on top of existing buildings in London could help solve the country’s housing crisis, a developer has claimed. A house builder specialising in rooftop development has already begun using…

  • Click Above MD, Aaron Emmett took a flight around London to view potential roof top developments

      Aaron took to the skies with journalists from Daily Mail, Evening Standard, Property Week and Building Magazine to view the potential rooftop development in and around London. 

  • Aaron Emmett, CEO of Click Above speaks to the London Metro newspaper about rooftop development in London

    The Housing Secretary Sajid Javid recently announced that the government will fund new housing across the UK by building upwards on existing buildings, and, at Click Above, they have been inundated over the past few months with enquiries from people interested in capitalising on their rooftops – just demonstrating that this is very much a growing trend in the property market,’ Click Above CEO, Aaron Emmett told Metro.co.uk.’ Read the…

  • Clean Living!

    So in Jan/feb this year looking grey and feeling absolutely knackered every moment of everyday I took myself to the doctor. The only reason I hadn’t seen him before was that I presumed that the feelings were related to the natural fatigue of a one year old waking me up several times a night.. But when the child started to sleep better I noticed that even after a few ‘reasonable…

  • The sky’s the limit for imaginative developers – Aaron Emmett, CEO of Click Above speaks to The Times

    Aaron Emmett, the chief executive of Click Above, a rooftop developer, says: “The announcement is a step in the right direction but on its own it is not enough. We need to ensure it translates on the ground. The thing that really stymies delivery is resistance from the planning system and local authorities. There is plenty of space out there.” Read the article published in The Times Newspaper here

  • Planning Reform! – During my correspondence with DCLG i’ve made the attached suggestions for reform that should deliver housing.

  • Silence from the London Mayor

    Photo courtesy of the Telegraph. ​Not that i expected a response, but following the State of London Debate i decided to contact Sadiq Khan’s Mayoral Department officially through the contact form on their website with the following: Dear Sir/Madam I wrote to Mr Khan on the 23rd of June (letter attached) to express the frustrations and obstructions I regularly face as an independent developer (SME), when liaising with local planning authorities,…