A sense of repurpose

From Steve McSorley, Director, Perega The concept of circular design in construction is nothing new and, over the last decade, many articles have been written on the long-term advantages this approach can offer society at large. One particular aspect of... View Article

Extinguishing fire safety myths

Fire Safety has and always will be a well-documented subject, with various experts and regulatory bodies sharing key insights that save lives. Despite this, practical knowledge can sometimes be overshadowed by false information and myth. Karen Trigg of Allegion UK... View Article

St Arthur Homes set for expansion as Shared Ownership surges

As demand for shared ownership housing increases nationwide, affordable housing provider St Arthur Homes is aiming for significant expansion and has made several new senior staff appointments as it ramps up its business. Since lockdown many registered providers have reported... View Article

Programme launches to prevent employee addiction crisis

e UK’s leading addiction treatment specialists UKAT have launched a new Addiction Awareness programme, aimed at helping those working in the Building & Construction trade across the country. The programme is set to support employers and employees as the Government... View Article

New design body must meet the rural challenge, says CPRE

Commenting on the appointment of Nicholas Boys Smith to establish a new design body, Crispin Truman, chief executive at CPRE, the countryside charity, said: “Good quality design that promotes healthy, low carbon living can and should be the foundation of... View Article

FMB Elects First Woman National President

Members of the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) have elected Jan Etchells as their new National President at their Annual General Meeting, held virtually on 18 September. Jan, of Syntonic Kitchen Technicians Limited, and a long-term member of the FMB’s... View Article

Luxury Bracknell apartments completed 4 months ahead of schedule

The transformation of the former One Thames Valley commercial office building into a luxury apartment development has been completed four months ahead of schedule. Leading UK property developer SevenCapital, which acquired the premises in May 2019 with permitted development rights... View Article

New social housing scheme in Lewisham given the go-ahead

The City of London Corporation has been given the green light to build 110 new social housing homes in the borough of Lewisham. On Thursday (27 August) Lewisham Council’s planning committee unanimously agreed the development on the land at Sydenham... View Article