The day we signed with Porter Davis we booked in a May start, and the closer we got to the end of May the less likely that seemed. We were told that our file was "going to construction" on May 17th, and hopefully work would start within a week or so of that. Last Tuesday, the 29th, we spoke to our building coordinator who said she didn't know what was going on and she would call us back. She called us on Thursday to tell us that our site scrape happened on the 29th! So we did start in May after all. While it's not necessarily something she (or we) needed to know before the fact, we weren't thrilled with the communication - after all, we had spoken to her on the day of the scrape and she couldn't tell us anything.
We went down to check it out on the weekend, and this is what we found :)
Our neighbours have contacted us about a fence, they're pretty keen to get it done (I believe they are moving in today with their 4 young children), so we're waiting on quotes for that. The block on the other side remains vacant, although I believe it has sold. At the moment we are happy just to do the side with a house on it and do the rest after we've moved in.