Date archive forApril, 2016
By Editor On Tuesday, April 26th, 2016
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Still regarding a tradesperson as just ‘a white man van’, it’s time to think again

The public image of the UK builder, plumber or electrician is woefully out of date, according to a new report by TrustMark, the only Government-endorsed ‘find a tradesperson’ scheme for all trades in and around More...

By Editor On Tuesday, April 26th, 2016
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Romag roof PV technology at UK’s largest zero carbon housing scheme

Dozens of new homes on the UK’s largest zero carbon housing development are benefitting from new roof integrated photovoltaics (PV) used to produce sustainable solar energy. The integrated PV roof tiles supplied More...

By Editor On Monday, April 11th, 2016
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High impact, low maintenance paving from Kelkays

Refined merchandising and a sound understanding of consumer behaviour. That’s how Kelkay’s Borderstone® range is leading the field in high impact, low maintenance paving. Research suggests UK households spend More...

By Editor On Wednesday, April 6th, 2016
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Rights of Light & Party Wall Surveyors Anstey Horne receives £6.5m funding from BGF

Processed with VSCOcam Anstey Horne, a Chartered Surveyor firm, has secured a Ј6.5m investment from BGF (Business Growth Fund) to support its continued growth. The London-based company advises commercial and residential More...

By Editor On Wednesday, April 6th, 2016
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Robertson begins demolition of former Zoo Nightclub site

MD Robertson Partnership Homes and Grant Ager (Chief Exec, Fairfield Housing Co-Operative) at the former Zoo Nighclub in Canal Street, Perth where demolition of the building has begun to make way for new affordable More...

By Editor On Wednesday, April 6th, 2016
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A new roof for country cottage

A country cottage situated in a beautiful location in the Wye Valley, now has a long awaited new roof thanks to Roof Assured by Sarnafil. After years of patching up leaks and carrying out temporary repairs on the More...

By Editor On Wednesday, April 6th, 2016
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Newey & Eyre Concurs It’s Time to Get Enlightened on Lighting Controls

Newey & Eyre has welcomed new research which shows that building controls will be a top priority when it comes to businesses’ green investments this year – while asserting that working with a reputable More...

By Editor On Wednesday, April 6th, 2016
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New direction for Ecobuild 2016 voted a hit by industry

Tens of thousands of industry professionals flocked to Ecobuild to see 800 brands across core areas of industry growth and market priorities: housing, infrastructure, design, energy efficiency, technology and skills. The More...

By Editor On Wednesday, April 6th, 2016
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First areas to push for faster brownfield land development

Pioneering councils are to help lead the way in bringing forward derelict and underused land for new homes, Communities Secretary Greg Clark has announced. 73 councils across England will pilot one of the new brownfield More...

By Editor On Wednesday, April 6th, 2016
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Construction industry needs a digital culture shift to survive

As of the 4th of April 2016, all government-funded construction work must be undertaken using Building information Modelling (BIM). The BIM mandate is the first in a series of major developments in the government’s More...