Exciting evolution at Pollard Thomas Edwards

Pollard Thomas Edwards (PTE) is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, and has just launched a rebrand. The new visual identity visibly focuses on the future direction of the organisation, but also reinforces the values, aims and culture established by... View Article

Ladderswood estate on first regeneration rung

Diggers, a pile-driver and a host of building equipment and materials are now on site at Enfield Council’s Ladderswood Estate for the first phase of work to regenerate this gateway 3.2 hectare site in New Southgate. New Ladderswood LLP, a... View Article

Bermondsey Spa

Our GDL Design Team were given the opportunity to design and develop a completely bespoke privacy screening system to the external facade of the new apartment blocks at Bermondsey Spa for Willmott Dixon Housing Ltd. The spacious newly built apartments... View Article

Legrand’s ‘mini’ Arteor touch screen has massive appeal

Legrand has revamped its 1.2” LCD Arteor touch screen to offer additional functionality with simple-to-operate control of up to four functions. Complementing the wide variety of controls, touch screens, sockets and switches in the Arteor range, the 1.2” touch screen... View Article

Seddon warns of construction skill gap

Construction firm Seddon has warned that a lack of construction industry training and skills development poses an immediate and ongoing threat to the government’s ambitious plans to boost the availability of housing. Although Seddon has welcomed Chancellor George Osborne’s pre-budget... View Article

Neighbourhood Plans – to protect and/or provide?

Research published by planning consultancy Turley has found that the take up of neighbourhood plans – a cornerstone of the Government’s Localism agenda – is concentrated in the south of England, generally in more affluent areas within Conservative-led authorities, with... View Article

Somerton efficiency and style from Eurostove

One of Britain’s fastest growing manufacturer and supplier of wood burning stoves for the modern home, Eurostove, is introducing design upgrades on three established models from their own Mendip range designed in Somerset. The Somerton stoves combine a pleasing contemporary... View Article

Two charities join forces to fight homelessness

The fight against homelessness is about to reach new levels, as two major charities join forces to provide integrated and effective housing services to vulnerable people across the country. On 1st April, Aquila Way, one of the largest providers of... View Article

Industries told to watch out for counterfeit cranes

In the wake of global crane manufacturer Terex saying that it has discovered examples of its cranes being built and sold by counterfeiters, one of Britain’s top plant hire companies issues a warning to the construction trade to be on... View Article

CIBSE ASHRAE Technical Symposium explores sustainable cities

This year the annual CIBSE ASHRAE Technical Symposium will host over sixty presentations and papers covering themes such as occupant comfort, the building performance gap and improving the energy efficiency of future cities. Leading industry professionals and academics will share... View Article