Construction begins on Sackville road regeneration

Construction has begun at Moda Living’s Sackville Road regeneration project, which will deliver a thriving intergenerational neighbourhood of more than 800 state of the art homes in the heart of Hove. The project at the Sackville Road Trading Estate is... View Article

Sustainable design for education

Construction within the education sector is set to face a number of challenges in the next decade as schools look to reach net zero and utilise renewable technology and techniques. Matt Wrate, director at international M&E consultancy CPW, looks at how... View Article

London Build is set for a huge return

London Build is set for a huge return to Olympia London’s Grand Hall for our live Expo on the 17th & 18th November. This is going to be one major celebration as we open our doors to the UK’s biggest... View Article

Tips for choosing the right contractor

By Ritchie Clapson CEng MIStructE, propertyCEO One of the significant differences between a refurbishment project and a small-scale development is the step up from having a jobbing builder to working with a main contractor. But how can you make sure... View Article

McBains appoints new director

Leading property and construction consultancy, McBains, has appointed Louise Dixon Chapman to lead a newly-established business unit aimed at offering strategic advice to clients on the development of effective workplace strategies and smarter working models that reflect the impact of... View Article

World Green Building Week

Nigel Topping, High-Level Climate Action Champion of UK for COP26 and Sanjaya Bhatia, Head of Office North-East Asia, United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR), unite with leaders from over 20 countries to back the World Green Building Council’s... View Article

Design team behind £1 billion scheme reveal placemaking plans

The developer behind one of the UK’s largest regeneration sites has revealed how the masterplan and placemaking have been radically modified to meet the demands of a post-Covid world. The design teams behind The Island Quarter in Nottingham have revealed how previous... View Article

August shutdown the answer to an annual dilemma?

Britain’s construction industry could be more efficient if there was a national shutdown for two to three weeks each August, says Dan Grimshaw from leading design and construction firm Beam Development. “The combined effect of post-lockdown holidays, the loss of... View Article

New town centre council homes for local people

Ninety Croydon families will soon move into a new 100% affordable apartment block offering council homes at council rents that was unveiled on Monday. Next month people on the borough’s housing waiting list will move into the new town centre... View Article

Stepping it up

Katie Chown of Spiral UK has researched the latest trends in staircase design, and proposes some fresh ideas for your self-build project One thing is for sure, the shutdown of movement across the country has not stopped people from ordering... View Article