Chapelton reaches final of Scottish Property Awards

Scotland’s largest planned new town, Chapelton, five miles south of Aberdeen has been named as a finalist in this year’s Scottish Property Awards. Experts drawn from the property industry considered over 60 entries received from 45 companies, including developers, agents,... View Article

Industry urged to go back to school to win war on talent

CITB Chairman James Wates is calling on employers to get more involved in careers activity in schools, after a report found that careers advice on construction is largely unfavourable, outdated and ill-informed. The research, ‘Educating the Educators,’ which surveyed over... View Article

Double first for greywater development at Ecobuild

Two milestones in the development of sustainable greywater reuse technology will be showcased at Ecobuild 2014 by leading specialists, Reaqua Systems. The company will become the first, in the history of the Excel show (4-6 March), to feature a fully... View Article

Housebuilder gets approval for new homes in Binley

A South Midlands housebuilder has welcomed the decision by Coventry City Council’s planning committee, to grant permission for a housing development on Skipworth Road in the village of Binley. Persimmon Homes South Midlands plan to invest £3.5 million in the... View Article

Number of caveats threaten CIL regulations

Following consultation on a number of concerns raised by the British Property Federation (BPF), a new set of Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) regulations come into force today. The BPF supported a number of these changes that were consulted upon: That... View Article

How to create a perfect garden room

An extra room looking on to the garden is a traditional choice for many UK homes, and whether it is a garden room, sunroom or conservatory, the variety available is vast. It’s certainly a great way to add value to... View Article

Hillhead Play Park equipment provided by Jupiter Play

Hillhead Housing Association 2000 is a community housing association located in the Hillhead area of Kirkintilloch which grew out of a bid for New Housing Partnership funding submitted by East Dunbartonshire Council to the Scottish Executive in December 1998. Grant... View Article

Lichfield firm wins award for church renovation

 A Lichfield architectural practice has won a design award following a £5m project to restore a Birmingham church after it was destroyed by an arson attack. Brownhill Hayward Brown Architects were named winners at the South Staffordshire Partnership Design Awards... View Article

Musgrove’s new Jubilee building is completed

The keys to Musgrove Park Hospital’s new 112-bedroom Jubilee building have been handed over by construction firm BAM. The handover signals the completion of the construction of the building by BAM and means that the hospital can now begin its... View Article

Southend students get hands on with Kier

Building maintenance provider Kier is helping students from Prospects College in Southend gain valuable hands-on experience with a host of new work experience placements. Kier is working with the college to provide opportunities to talented students wanting to get ahead... View Article