Budget 2014: “We are getting Britain building” announces Osborne

Written on 19 March 2014 by Alistair Boscawen in Property News

It’s that time of year again. Yes, it’s Budget time (with a big ‘B’) and the chancellor has announced plans to get the UK building new homes.

George Osborne has unveiled an array of new housing policies set to “get Britain building”. In his March 19th Budget, the chancellor said that while house building is up by 23 percent, this isn’t enough and that the government’s signing deals across the country to get more built.

The policies are designed to support over 200,000 new homes and will offer £500 million of finance to small house building firms.

For more information read on below:

FT Advisor


Alistair Boscawen

Alistair has 32 years’ experience as an estate agent, starting in the country house department of one of London’s main international agencies before moving to the Knightsbridge house department of the same agency and learning the difference in values between freehold, long lease and short lease houses in Knightsbridge, Belgravia, Chelsea and Mayfair.

All articles by Alistair Boscawen


Five Moving Tips If You Want To Be In By Christmas
11 October 2021

Now the final phase of the stamp duty holiday has ended, there’s another deadline looming for house hunters – Christmas.

Read more
Budget 2021 – What Landlords Need to Know
4 March 2021

If you’re a landlord, you might be wondering what was in the budget for you. Here are some of the key takeaways for people renting out property in 2021.

Read more

Contact Us

+44 (0)20 7730 9253
81 Elizabeth Street, London SW1W 9PG

Get in Touch