Stunning housing redevelopment officially unveiled

The future of older people’s accommodation in County Durham has been officially unveiled with the opening of a flagship £3.6m housing development. North Durham MP Kevan Jones was joined by local councillors and tenants to mark the launch of Castle... View Article

Retail-to-resi plan could ‘breath life’ into high streets

The British Property Federation (BPF) has welcomed the publication of a consultation that could see vacant high street shops converted into homes, but warned the government must learn lessons from similar office to residential proposals. The average high street vacancy... View Article

Waldeck bags share of £9million shopping development

Waldeck, which has 11 offices across the UK, has been appointed to undertake the civil and structural engineering work on a £9million redevelopment project in Lincoln. The Waterside Shopping Centre on the High Street is being remodelled to increase the... View Article

Finance is holding back aspiring home builders

A recent survey from BLP Insurance, the housing warranty insurance provider, showed that 54% of homeowners in the UK blame the lack of available funding as the key factor stopping them from building their dream home and nearly one in... View Article

Nick Rudham joins Stone Federation technical committee

Instarmac is pleased to announce that their Ultrascape Brand Manager, Nick Rudham is now a member of the Stone Federation Technical Committee. Ultrascape are urban regeneration and landscape specialists providing high performance bedding, jointing and sealing products for all paving... View Article

Ultra Tile creates stylish first impression

Lancashire based Tile Style have refurbished an office block’s reception using Level IT one HDB, Pro-Rapid RS and FlexJoint from the award-winning manufacturer Ultra Tile. Having used Ultra Tile products for over 5 years, Tile Style are happy to endorse... View Article

Bellway Builds on awards success with latest NHBC Win

Bellway Homes Site Manager, George Carty from Cumbernauld has made it two winning years in a row, having secured his second NHBC ‘Pride in the Job’ Award. With a career in the construction industry that spans an impressive 26 years,... View Article

Ultrascape beds water features right first-time

Ultrascape’s BS 7533 compliant mortar paving system and EP-R9 resinous mortar are ideal for water features in public realm schemes. The materials have been used extensively across the UK … Londonderry City Centre underwent a major regeneration project to create... View Article