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Defective Housing

Volume 116: debated on Monday 11 May 1987

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will list for each of the designated defective houses under the Housing Defects Act 1984 the progress made in obtaining an approval and warranty scheme for repair methods.

The National Housebuilding Council's subsidiary, PRC Homes Ltd., has now approved 36 repair systems, covering the Airey, Boot, Cornish Unit, Orlit, Parkinson, Stent, Unity, Wates and Woolaway house types. A summary of progress for all designated types is given below. More detailed progress reports are provided regularly by PRC Homes Ltd. and are available in the Library.

House TypeNumber Submitted but not yet LicensedNumber Licensed
Airey67
Boot1
Boswell
Cornish Unit18
Dorran2
Dyke
Gregory
Myton1
Newland1
Orlit11
Parkinson12
Reema Hollow Panel3
Schindler and Hawkesley SGS1
Smith1
Stent11

House Type

Number Submitted but not yet Licensed

Number Licensed

Stonecrete
Tarran1
Underdown
Unity and Butterley36
Waller
Wates25
Wessex
Winget
Woolaway5
Totals25

136

1 Includes 10 systems licensed subject to amendments