Install sprinklers now, says London Fire Brigade and Johnson Controls

Following the news that the London Fire Brigade has called for all purpose-built residential blocks to have sprinklers installed, Simon Rooks, operations director at Johnson Controls and council member of the British Automatic Fire Sprinkler Association (BASFSA), comments on how the government and building... View Article

Get advice and inspiration at the NEC

Discover the wide range of expert knowledge and advice on offer for self-builders at the National Homebuilding & Renovating Show, which is being held in March at the NEC, Birmingham Recent reports from Plotfinder reveal a 31 per cent year... View Article

Albyn Housing Society takes handover of new Nairn homes

An affordable housing scheme in Nairn has welcomed its first residents, after Albyn Housing Society took handover of the development. The 23 new build homes at Farnack Street have been allocated for affordable rent via the Highland Housing Register, providing... View Article

Make room outside

David Coleman of Oak Timber Structures explains why the inclusion of an oak gazebo in the garden can add huge value to a property for the long term, and discusses the considerations to bear in mind With fewer people moving... View Article

Arup backs cities to help reach their climate change targets

Arup has announced a renewal of its partnership with C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40) to affect meaningful, measurable and sustainable action on climate change. Led by its ambition to shape a better world, Arup will back cities to rapidly reduce emissions to... View Article

Ancon to exhibit at Futurebuild 2019

ANCON will be showcasing its latest fixing innovations at Futurebuild (formerly Ecobuild), 5th – 7th March, London ExCeL, stand number C82. Awarded with the Queen’s Award for Innovation in 2018, this is the third time that Ancon has been honoured... View Article

LGA responds to MHCLG rapid rehousing pathway funding

Responding to MHCLG’s announcement that 42 bids for the rapid rehousing pathway had been successful, Local Government Association Housing spokesman Cllr Martin Tett, said:  “Funding for local authorities will help council efforts to try and tackle homelessness. Every instance of... View Article