Date archive forAugust, 2014
By Editor On Thursday, August 7th, 2014
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£5m fund will unlock 100 brownfield sites for new homes

Councils that bring forward brownfield land for development could benefit from a share of £5 million to get work started on the new homes. Councils that bring forward brownfield land for development could benefit More...

By Editor On Thursday, August 7th, 2014
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£1.3m Housing Scheme Takes Shape at Alexandra Park area of Nottingham

A brownfield site in the heart of the popular Alexandra Park area of Nottingham is now over halfway in its transformation into a brand new affordable housing scheme. Albert Road is a £1.3m development between Loughborough-based More...

By Editor On Thursday, August 7th, 2014
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Staff milestone for education sector construction consultancy

Leading independent construction, management and design multi-disciplinary consultancy Pick Everard has recruited its 50th staff member in its London office – having grown from just two employees only four and More...

By Editor On Thursday, August 7th, 2014
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Skills shortage still pose major threat to construction industry growth

As several major pieces of industry research identify skills shortages as posing a serious threat to the on-going growth of the construction industry, the Build Show is warning that more must be done to support More...

By Editor On Monday, August 4th, 2014
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Sharpest rise in housing construction since November 2003

Strong output growth was sustained across the UK construction sector during July, although the pace of expansion moderated slightly from the four-month high recorded in June. Housing activity remained by far the More...

By Editor On Monday, August 4th, 2014
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DHF award marks Andy Holz’s outstanding contribution to the powered gate industry

An award designed to honour individual achievement in the powered gate, door and hardware industries has been given to Andy Holz. The David Whitworth Award marks Andy’s outstanding accomplishments in raising More...

By Editor On Monday, August 4th, 2014
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Work begins on the first Havering Council homes to be built in 20 years

The first Havering Council properties to be built in over 20 years were given the stamp of approval recently by Cabinet Member for Housing, Cllr Damian White. He donned his hard hat at Garrick House sheltered scheme More...

By Editor On Monday, August 4th, 2014
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Hanson Formpave’s permeable paving SUDS used in £350m development

Hanson Formpave’s block and permeable paving has been specified by David Wilson Homes for its new £350m development, The Racecourse Newbury.  Formpave is providing 8,000 square metres of Golden Brindle and Charcoal More...