Plaster Shortages Could Cause Project Delays, as Builders Warn ‘Plan Ahead’

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Ongoing plaster shortages in the UK could impact your next build project, and builders have warned that planning ahead is vital to ensure your project doesn’t fall behind schedule.

Against a backdrop of three national lockdowns within a year and uncertainty relating to Brexit, supplies of plaster and plasterboard have dwindled. 

Jack Woodfield
News Editor

Jack has worked in journalism for 11 years and was the News Editor for Homebuilding & Renovating from 2019 until the beginning of 2023. He strives to break the most relevant and beneficial stories for self builders, extenders and renovators, including the latest news on the construction materials shortage and hydrogen heating. In 2021 he appeared on BBC's The World at One to discuss the government's planning reforms. 

He enjoys testing new tools and gadgets, and having bought his first home in 2013, he has renovated every room and recently finished a garden renovation.