Date archive forNovember, 2017
By Editor On Thursday, November 30th, 2017
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Access to nature a top consideration when designing buildings for people with dementia

Buildings designed for people living with dementia must prioritise unrestricted access to nature, support for wayfinding and navigation, and the safety of the environment – new research has found. Academics More...

By Editor On Thursday, November 30th, 2017
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Consumer Code for New Homes approved by the Chartered Trading Standards Institute

The Consumer Code for New Homes (CCNH) celebrated its formal approval by the Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) Consumer Code Approval Scheme recently at Westminster. CCNH is the only CTSI Approved Code More...

By Editor On Thursday, November 30th, 2017
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Property consultant remains positive for post-Brexit UK construction sector

One of the UK’s leading construction and property consultancies, Thomas & Adamson, believes despite the negative outlook among many for the construction sector in 2018, plenty of opportunities remain in a More...

By Editor On Thursday, November 30th, 2017
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Construction industry warns against Brexit ‘cliff edge’ for EU workers

The construction sector has come together with one voice to warn the Government of the dangers of the industry facing a ‘cliff edge’ regarding access to EU workers.  In an unprecedented show of unity, seven More...

By Editor On Monday, November 27th, 2017
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The National Federation of Builders conference focuses on construction success

The National Federation of Builders (NFB) held its sixth annual conference recently in London. The conference entitled ‘Making a success of UK construction’ took place at the prestigious County Hall in Westminster, More...

By Editor On Monday, November 27th, 2017
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Legal & General set to deliver 1,500 new homes as it acquires second major site

Legal & General announces that it has acquired a 272 acre site in Arborfield, Wokingham.  Helping to address the UK’s chronic housing shortage, Legal & General will apply its unique multi-tenure approach More...

By Editor On Monday, November 27th, 2017
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WM Mayor celebrates key milestone for iconic city centre project

Shaylor Group’s conversion of the former Christopher Wray building achieved a key milestone last week with the project reaching the ‘Topping Out’ stage. West Midlands Mayor Andy Street led the celebrations, More...

By Editor On Monday, November 20th, 2017
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Modest growth forecast in the UK building insulation market

The market for building insulation products in the UK has been fairly flat over the last couple of years following substantial volatility in the preceding years. The fall in government subsidised retrofitted More...

By Editor On Wednesday, November 15th, 2017
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Millennials are changing the face of the UK housing market says Cleveland Containers

House prices are constantly on the rise, with the average UK home now totalling £317,218. Property costs are even higher in London, at an average of £610,912. Compare this to 1990, when the average house price More...

By Editor On Wednesday, November 15th, 2017
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UK Construction Equipment Rental market set to exceed pre- recession value by 2019

The UK’s construction equipment rental market is forecast to be worth over £4.7bn in 2019, exceeding its peak value reached in 2007. Growth in this market has been continuous since 2011, at a level of 3-4% More...