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20 Jul 2022

Nationwide Appoints Lovell As New Oakfield Partner As Work On EPC-A Rated Community To Restart In August

  • Building Society announces resumption of work on sustainable housing project in Swindon
  • Lovell Partnerships Ltd will deliver remaining construction work on 239-home development
  • Subcontractors returning to site throughout August with homes on sale later this year
  • Lovell will replace previous construction partner, Mi-space, following their administration
  • Oakfield set to be one of Britain’s largest off-gas housing developments

12 Apr 2022

More than six in ten households forced to make cutbacks for first time due to rising cost of living

  • 42% say cost-of-living crisis has led to them monitoring spend more than ever before, poll shows
  • Households attempt to shave costs as lights go out, heating goes off and people ‘make do and mend’
  • 77% want to be more self-sufficient but 17% currently face a bleak decision to either ‘eat or heat’
  • 29% can’t afford a full tank if fuel prices exceed £1.80 a litre – as diesel continues to hover above £1.70
  • Nationwide, part of Green Homes Action Group, urges government to deliver a long-term solution to better protect households from volatile energy prices

22 Mar 2022

Nationwide Appoints COP26 Climate Ambassador Chris Brown As Board Advisor For Sustainability

  • Chris is founder of igloo Regeneration – the UK’s leading responsible real estate business
  • Acted as one of the UK’s Built Environment Climate Ambassadors for COP26 summit in Glasgow
  • He will advise the Society on sustainability, climate change and its green homes ambition
  • igloo currently works with the building society on its EPC-A rated development at Oakfield

10 Feb 2022

Energy Squeeze Boosts Appetite For Greener Homes With £45 Extra Per Month The Tipping Point

  • Point at which households will consider acting drops by more than £10 in less than a year, poll shows
  • 69% plan to make their homes more energy efficient, while 45% have begun making some changes
  • Around eight in ten more inclined to improve their home’s energy efficiency than six months ago
  • But while people plan to make green home improvements, confusion over the process remains
  • Society says “time to act” on greening our homes is now – but support is desperately needed

03 Feb 2022

Green Homes Action Group Challenges Government To Deliver Retrofit Strategy Following Price Cap Rise

A cross-industry sustainability group has called on the government to deliver a long-term solution to better protect households from volatile energy prices, following today’s rise in the energy price cap, after months of soaring energy bills.

01 Oct 2021

Nationwide’s Oakfield Development Scoops Coveted Housing Design Award As It Puts Community At Heart

Nationwide Building Society’s Oakfield development in Swindon - one of the UK’s largest energy-efficient housing projects - has landed a prestigious housing award in recognition of its community-centric design.

23 Aug 2021

Sustainable concerns: Landlords lack confidence in ability to get properties up to EPC 'C' standard

  • More than a third of landlords lacking confidence they can improve their properties to EPC ‘C’
  • Property constraints, access and disruption key challenges facing landlords to making changes
  • Lack of finance also key issue; 14% will need to spend all their annual rental income, plus more
  • TMW offers Green Further Advance at 1.49% - up to 50% lower than normal further advance rates

19 Aug 2021

Industry leaders call on Government for 'retrofit revolution' to hit crucial 2050 net-zero targets

  • 13 leaders from across the housing, construction, financial services and energy sectors call for urgent government action to create a long-term funded strategy to green homes
  • Collective action and shared ambitions are essential to make progress on the issue of our time
  • Seven critical areas identified which are necessary to unlock the action required to fully decarbonise UK’s homes by 2050

26 Jul 2021

Four major action groups launched to find new ways to tackle the UK housing crisis

  • Pandemic compounds existing issues, from rising house prices to a growing divide between owners and renters
  • Nationwide Building Society takes broad approach by working across sectors and industries to find solutions
  • Society joins raft of respected organisations and experts in housing, from Barratt Developments to Shelter
  • Action groups aim to help find solutions to issues around housing affordability, accessibility and sustainability

23 Jul 2021

Difficult journey to home ownership exacerbated by the impact of the pandemic

  • 63 per cent of people say the UK has a housing crisis, rising to 71 per cent of private renters
  • A quarter of renters say pandemic has made it less likely they will be able to buy their own home
  • 68 per cent of renters don’t think they will ever be able to afford a home to buy
  • 57 per cent of households are now homeowners, down from 64 per cent in 2003
  • Nationwide & Ipsos MORI research forms part of comprehensive ‘Future of Home’ report launching on Monday

15 Jul 2021

Energy bills would need to rise by £56 a month before average Brit invests in making home greener


  • Research from Nationwide highlights interest in green but lack of knowledge or action
  • Urgent need to green homes – despite half of Brits saying they are environmentally friendly
  • 53% don’t know what CO2 means, 75% what net-zero means and 90% what EPC means
  • Nationwide’s £1 billion loan fund is available for borrowers to green their homes

30 Jun 2021

Nationwide calls for collective action as it commits to a net zero future

  • World’s largest building society pledges to go net zero by 2050 and joins the Net-Zero Banking Alliance
  • Nationwide will publish science-based targets on achieving intermediate 2030 goals over the next 18 months
  • Society is calling for significant collective action to help communities reach net zero goals

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