Bob Weston: Central London is a ‘crazy zone’

Read the Weston Homes chairman's frank views on the central London newbuild market as well as micro homes, modular construction, affordability and Help to Buy.

Bob Weston should be a happy man. Pre-tax profits at his company Weston Homes jumped by nearly 40% last year and it’s just received initial planning permission to build a vast London-style mixed-use quarter in the heart of Norwich, with similar plans at several sites on London’s outskirts in the pipeline.

But like all builders in the UK, the challenges of doing business are never far away.

Its Anglia Square development in Norwich is a good example. Weston Homes has gained permission for a ...

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