Air Quality: a time for action

With an estimated 29,000 deaths a year from Air Pollution, The Environmental Audit committee has issued its third report in five years calling for action to be taken. The report is calling for New Schools, Care Homes and Hospitals to... View Article

Welsh Oak Frame backs Self-build & Custom Housebuilding Bill

Welsh Oak Frame has welcomed the latest developments in the push towards getting the Self-build and Custom Housebuilding Bill passed in parliament following the committee meeting held in the House of Commons on 17th December. The Self-Build and Custom Housebuilding... View Article

Eric Wright completes £3.7m Carlisle College project

Eric Wright Construction has completed a 39-week project to establish a creative arts and media building at Carlisle College. Comprising a 128-seater performance theatre, dance studio, rehearsal spaces, an Apple Mac lab and art studio, the project has been erected... View Article

Sadlers Bridge Studios, Derby

The new enterprise centre Sadler Bridge Studios – in Cathedral Quarter, Derby opened this year with high specification timber windows from NorDan. The £4.4m building is part of the £14.2m Connect Derby scheme, owned and developed by Derby City Council.... View Article

TTA Awards – Time to send your entries in

The industry’s most prestigious awards event is benefiting from an enhanced judging panel and online support for 2015, including a new microsite. The TTA Awards are fast approaching, and the deadline for getting your award nomination in is 31 January.... View Article

Sustainability Award winner calls for entries

The winner of the 2014 Sustainability Award is urging other companies to enter the competition in 2015. Earlier this year, Premiere Furniture had its efforts towards sustainable working recognised when it won the prestigious award organised by The Furniture Makers’... View Article

Gross mortgage lending steady year-on-year

The Council of Mortgage Lenders estimates that gross mortgage lending reached £16.9 billion in November. This is 9% lower than October (£18.6 billion), and matches the £16.9 billion seen in November last year. Commenting on market conditions in this month’s... View Article

Build it Live! in it’s third year

Now in its third year, Build it Live! will take place at Bluewater in Kent at the ‘Glow’ event centre between 28 February and 1 March 2015. We are also pleased to announce the launch of a second show in... View Article

Unlocking the gateway to Tottenham

The transformation of Seven Sisters into a gateway to Tottenham is taking shape after Haringey Council signed a deal that will bring more than 100 shops and new homes to the area. Subject to planning permission, leading developer Grainger will... View Article

Willington C Gas Pipeline given development consent

The application for Willington C Gas Pipeline has been given development consent by the Department for Energy and Climate Change. The gas pipeline will provide natural gas for a new power station at Willington. It will be approximately 27km in... View Article