Kickstart measures must lead to long term recovery, says FMB

Commenting on today’s Summer Economic Update from the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Brian Berry, Chief Executive of the Federation of Master Builders (FMB), said: “I welcome strongly the package of measures announced today. While these initial investments will kickstart construction and... View Article

LGA responds to Summer Economic Update

Responding to the Summer Economic Update announced by the Chancellor, Cllr James Jamieson, Chairman of the Local Government Association, said: “The social and economic challenge we face as a nation cannot be underestimated. We are pleased that the Chancellor has... View Article

Government ‘building back greener’ claims disappointing

Commenting on the launch of the government’s green jobs package, Crispin Truman, chief executive of CPRE, the countryside charity, said: ‘Decarbonising our homes and buildings is essential to preventing runaway climate change. But right now, our leaky housing stock is... View Article

Choosing a kitchen sink and tap

Comment from Dave Mayer, Sales and Marketing Director of Reginox UK   SINKS Materials The choice of sink materials has made significant progression over recent years.  Granites are more interesting than ever before with creative designs and colours that are... View Article

Works starts on new Brighton student residence

High-quality student accommodation provider Alumno has given the green light to Westridge Construction to begin work on a new project in the Falmer district of Brighton and Hove. The new four-storey Falmer Cottages student residence is being built in association... View Article

Customers invited to sign up to SIG LIVE

One of the UK’s leading construction material suppliers, SIG is busy preparing to host SIG LIVE, a virtual conference and update for its customers, to be held on Thursday 16th July 2020. The live video conference, which will be sponsored... View Article

Wetland project would ease flood risk

An innovative water management scheme, designed to ease pressure on Sheffield’s sewer system, is being proposed as part of plans to build 148 new homes in the city. The sustainable urban drainage system – or SuDS – would reduce the... View Article