Permitted development is a product of planning mismanagement

Baroness Thornhill has expressed her disappointment on how permitted development rules remain an example of top down planning. She argued that elected councillors and officers are better judges than ministers or civil servants on balancing the need for employment space with... View Article

Ebbsfleet Garden City in Kent primed for new homes

Plans submitted by Bellway Homes for a development of much needed new homes, have been given the go ahead by the Ebbsfleet Development Corporation on the edge of Ebbsfleet Garden City, Kent.  Bellway has already commenced enabling works to pave... View Article

Dallmer launches new website

Modern, responsive and clear: the new website of Dallmer Ltd is suitable for mobile devices and shows many functions in the Dallmer design. It’s packed with some great features and is simple to navigate. Users have the opportunity to create... View Article

Another new camera that pushes the boundaries

For building inspection and the prevention of energy loss, a thermal imaging camera is now considered an essential tool and thanks to its continuous development strategy, FLIR Systems provides this industry with an exceptional choice of products. Year on year... View Article

Contractor Bouygues chooses Deceuninck PVC-U over aluminium

More than 700 frames of Deceuninck’s 2500 chamfered windows have been installed in a development of luxury apartments in Southampton. Alexandra Wharf is a collection of two and three bedroom, stylish water-front apartments, forming part of the Ocean Village development... View Article

Futurebuild partners with BEIS and Innovate UK to host Innovation Zone

Futurebuild has been announced as an Official UK Government Innovation Partner as it unveils plans to host ‘The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Innovation Zone’ at the 2019 event. The Innovation Zone will inspire and educate visitors around the Government’s... View Article

Easy installations, when time is money

Well-designed products which are fast and easy to install can save valuable time on site, reducing costs and keeping projects on schedule. When it comes to taps and showers, there are an increasing number of stylish options available which can... View Article

Construction workers warned to prepare for harsh winter

With recent long range weather forecasts suggesting the UK could be facing the coldest winter for almost a decade, roof systems manufacturer Marley is urging construction workers to get prepared for freezing winter temperatures. Bitterly cold weather, ice and shorter... View Article

Barratt Scotland delivers £227m boost to the economy

One of Scotland’s leading housebuilders Barratt Developments, which includes both Barratt Homes and David Wilson Homes, has delivered a £227 million boost to the UK economy over the past year. During that period, the group built 1,729 new homes in... View Article