Budget response – WSP

Duncan Symonds, head of infrastructure at WSP commented: “Every Budget and Autumn Statement we get some sort of appendix update about the national infrastructure plan and it strikes me that it would be more informative to know which individual government... View Article

Thousands help shape Tottenham’s Future

A landmark 20-year vision for the future of Tottenham – shaped by the passionate views of thousands of residents – has been unveiled by Haringey Council. The Strategic Regeneration Framework (SRF), which sets out how local people’s priorities could be... View Article

Miller Homes rates highly for customer satisfaction yet again

Miller Homes has once more demonstrated its commitment to customer satisfaction by retaining its five star rating in the Home Builders Federation (HBF) National New Home Customer Satisfaction Survey. Reflecting the leading housebuilder’s commitment to quality, innovation and care throughout... View Article

Hull feels the benefit of two new Keepmoat developments

A study of the workforce and supply chain used on two major housing schemes in Hull has shown the city’s economy has been significantly boosted by the developments. Housing and regeneration specialist, Keepmoat, is building 498 homes in West Hull... View Article

Budget 2014 reaction roundup

After the Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, released his statement for the 2014 Budget, companies from within the industry have been commenting on certain aspects of the budget. NHBC’s Chief Executive Mike Quinton, said: “We welcome today’s announcement which... View Article

FIRA Open Day for the furniture industry

The home of the UK’s largest furniture association and one of the world’s leading furniture technology centres will be opening its doors in May for an Open Day. The headquarters of FIRA International and the Furniture Industry Research Association will... View Article

Landscapes can counteract growing cost of healthcare

The way we design and manage our landscapes can have hugely beneficial impacts on public health. Extensive evidence shows that interventions in the landscape can play an important role in delivering cost-effective improvements in health and well-being. This is the... View Article

Hot Corners bring a new dimension to science labs

Innova Design Solutions is proving itself top of the class in laboratory design and installations with its unique Hot Corner concept bringing a new dimension to science rooms and teaching. The Hot Corner lay-out devised by Innova creates a flexible... View Article

BREEAM preferred by European real estate investors

A survey of more than 100 real estate investors across Europe has shown that a huge majority are in favour of certification schemes that recognise building sustainability. Almost two-thirds say their preferred scheme is BREEAM, the standard which is rolled... View Article