Business booming for housebuilder

The region’s leading housebuilder, Persimmon Homes North East, has released a trading update revealing that business is on the up.

John Eynon, its deputy managing director, said: “In the first half of 2015, our new home legal completions rose by 7% to 6,855.

“In the second half of 2015, we will launch a further 125 new developments in England, Wales and Scotland.”

Locally, we will be opening new developments in Newcastle, Alnwick and Gateshead.