Powell Williams completes Grade A refurb

Powell Williams has overseen completion of the £300,000 refurbishment of 55 Princess Street in Manchester. Investment in the 57,000 sq ft block, located opposite Manchester Town Hall, has seen the building upgraded to help meet the growing demand for Grade... View Article

Average house deposit at lowest level for a year

The March 2014 edition of Mortgage Advice Bureau’s National Mortgage Index shows that better access to high loan to value (LTV) mortgages is helping to keep deposit requirements in check despite rising house prices. Key statistics include: Typical mortgage deposits... View Article

BIM cited as the answer to hospital modernisation

Building Information Modelling (BIM) could be the answer to modernising Britain’s hospitals in line with government patient legislation, according to 3D measurement expert Severn Partnership. The bold statement comes at a time when the UK government has announced it will... View Article

Conserve water with Neoperl

Neoperl consider it is up to home and business owners alike to change their attitude towards water consumption and to start implementing water efficient measures. We live in a world where global warming, carbon footprint, climate change and the greenhouse... View Article

Thinking of self-building or self-finishing?

EvoFrame will provide you with a weathertight structural envelope ready for you to finish, skipping all the ‘builder’s work’. All you have to do is take your time and make sure you get what you want and have fun doing... View Article

High performance roofing solutions tailored to your needs

Polyroof’s range of BBA-approved advanced liquid roofing systems are highly versatile and ideal for a wide range of applications including flat roofs, balconies and simulated metal finishes. No matter the size, complexity or performance demands, Polyroof can tailor a solution... View Article

Industry heavyweights invest in world leading Ecobuild

Reinforcing its position as the world’s leading event for sustainable design and construction, Ecobuild (www.ecobuild.co.uk) announces big brands investing in the 2015 event (3rd to 5th March 2015, ExCeL London). Travis Perkins, Kingspan Insulation, Scotscape, Mapei, ACO, Polypipe, David Ball... View Article

Top tips to add a global vibe into the home

Exotic prints from far-flung locations made an impact on the Fashion Week catwalks this season. Yorkshire interiors expert, Michael Wright offers his top tips to incorporate the look into the home. Michael, who is the owner of Michael Wright Kitchens... View Article

Housing Minister approves TPO to help more landlords & tenants

The Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) has approved The Property Ombudsman (TPO) to provide a free and independent redress service to landlords and tenants as part of new legislative changes affecting letting agents. Today’s announcement by Housing Minister... View Article

Windows and conservatories from Sash Timber Windows

With over 35 years’ experience, Yorkshire based Sash Timber has grown to become one of the most respected and sought after window companies. Its dedicated team are specialists in sash windows and can provide expertly made bespoke frames made to... View Article