Kickstart measures must lead to long term recovery, says FMB

Commenting on today’s Summer Economic Update from the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Brian Berry, Chief Executive of the Federation of Master Builders (FMB), said: “I welcome strongly the package of measures announced today. While these initial investments will kickstart construction and... View Article

LGA responds to Summer Economic Update

Responding to the Summer Economic Update announced by the Chancellor, Cllr James Jamieson, Chairman of the Local Government Association, said: “The social and economic challenge we face as a nation cannot be underestimated. We are pleased that the Chancellor has... View Article

Government ‘building back greener’ claims disappointing

Commenting on the launch of the government’s green jobs package, Crispin Truman, chief executive of CPRE, the countryside charity, said: ‘Decarbonising our homes and buildings is essential to preventing runaway climate change. But right now, our leaky housing stock is... View Article

Choosing a kitchen sink and tap

Comment from Dave Mayer, Sales and Marketing Director of Reginox UK   SINKS Materials The choice of sink materials has made significant progression over recent years.  Granites are more interesting than ever before with creative designs and colours that are... View Article

Works starts on new Brighton student residence

High-quality student accommodation provider Alumno has given the green light to Westridge Construction to begin work on a new project in the Falmer district of Brighton and Hove. The new four-storey Falmer Cottages student residence is being built in association... View Article

PLP Architecture Unveils Design for New Yandex Headquarters

PLP Architecture is designing an innovative new smart headquarters for Yandex, the Russian technology giant, in the Gagarinsky District of Moscow. The inclusive, 170,000m2 campus will enable staff to have a healthy and sustainable place for seamless work and recreation,... View Article