Online debate tackles fabric first approach to building

Expert guests are grappling with the critical industry issue of economical sustainable building in an online debate. The online debate is considering the motion: “Over the long-term, fabric first is the most economical approach to sustainable building”, and is drawing upon... View Article

Speaking out about sustainability

Ecobuild, the world’s largest event for sustainable design, construction and the built environment takes place next month at London’s ExCeL and the event’s conference programme will include insights from former Mayor of London, Ken Livingstone as well as a range... View Article

Lymington Avenue development reaches its highest point

Sanctuary Group has marked the progress at its new Artisan Court development in North London with a ‘topping out’ ceremony, celebrating that the highest point of the building has now been reached. The leading housing and care provider started construction... View Article

New partnership for the furniture industry

Two leading furniture industry trade organisations have announced a new partnership for the benefit of their members. The British Furniture Manufacturers Association (BFM) and the Furniture Industry Research Association (FIRA) have signed an agreement which sets out details of a... View Article

Growing green and healthy places

Green planting in urban areas will be the call to action for the industry at the International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH) International Green City Conference. The global event, supported by the Horticultural Trades Association, will take place on Tuesday,... View Article

Dreywood Court officially opens its doors

Residents, councillors and guests today celebrated the official launch of Dreywood Court, a new retirement community in Gidea Park offering both high quality homes and a range of services for residents aged over 55. Unique to Havering, Dreywood Court offers... View Article

APL Awards 2014: Shortlist announced!

The Association of Professional landscapers (APL) has announced the shortlist for the APL Awards 2014. The annual awards ceremony, sponsored by Bradstone, takes place on Wednesday 12 March at Gibson Hall, London, and will recognise and reward the high standard... View Article

Westerland provides a tonic for Buxton housing development!

A new housing development in the picturesque town of Buxton, Derbyshire, features Westerland fibre cement slates from Cembrit. Otters Brook is a new housing development that has built to blend seamlessly into the surrounding countryside. The Westerland slates are BREEAM... View Article

Pukka flooring for Jamie’s restaurant

Foodies visiting Jamie Oliver’s Fifteen restaurant in Cornwall can admire more than just the cooking after Tarkett produced a bespoke floor for the popular eatery. As part of a recent renovation project, the flooring experts from Tarkett’s Floorcraft Design team... View Article