Making it easy to adapt

A new briefing paper from the House of Commons is highlighting increased funding that should lead to almost a doubling of home adaptations under Disabled Facilities Grants. To help local authorities deliver in a timely manner, Closomat – one of... View Article

Major promotions for Barton Willmore’s Scottish team

Leading UK planning and design consultancy Barton Willmore, has revealed a range of high profile promotions for its team operating in Scotland. Euan Revell, who is based at the company’s Edinburgh office on George Street, has been promoted from Senior... View Article

Blog: NPPF – Designs on Success

by Sam Dewar director of DPA Planning The new National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) provides a comprehensive approach to building more homes, quicker than ever before, in the locations where people want to live and raise a family. But it... View Article

WW+P appoints new partners following exponential growth

International architects and urban designers Weston Williamson + Partners (WW+P) has appointed six new partners to build on the firms continued growth in the UK and internationally. Alex Kirkwood, Beatrix Young, Chie Shimizu, Daniel Moor, Simon Catton and Thomas Griffin... View Article

London Build returns

London’s dedicated construction and design show, London Build, will return to London Olympia from 23rd-24th October, with over 240 speakers and more than 200 hours of CPD content for visitors to benefit from. Since its launch four years ago, London... View Article

The DallFlex family by Dallmer creates new opportunities

Until recently, shower channels and drains in level-access showers were a fixed unit. The drainage specialist Dallmer has developed a system which separates the drain body from the shower channel. This allows for easier cleaning as well as a flexible... View Article

Hundreds of empty private properties brought back into use

Hundreds of privately-owned properties in the City of Wolverhampton that stood empty for years have been transformed into family homes thanks to the efforts of City of Wolverhampton Council. The figures have been revealed during what is National Empty Homes... View Article

London councils offered more funding for planning

The Mayor of London has announced £10 million for ambitious councils that want to boost their role in building new homes in the capital. Building on previous positive announcements this year – small sites and SME house builder initiatives, increased... View Article

Belatchew Arkitekter partners with sthlmnyc

As part of Belatchew Arkitekter’s internationalization strategy, the company now partners with sthlmnyc. sthlmnyc is an initiative that connects architects, urban planners, real estate developers and academics in Stockholm and New York City, aiming to influence the future of these... View Article