Accreditation: Constructing a safer industry

The UK‘s construction industry is estimated to be worth just under £165 billion per year, contributing around 7% to GDP.  Throughout this vast and important sector everyone from architects and specifiers to product manufacturers and site managers know the importance... View Article

DLA Appoints New Head of Design

DLA Architecture, a top 100 UK architectural practice, has promoted Mark Redfern as Head of Design across all three studios in Leeds, Manchester, and London. The newly created role has been generated by the business restructure and succession plan announced... View Article

UK Green Homes Grant scrapped

The UK government has announced that it has scrapped its flagship green homes grant scheme. The much-promoted grants scheme to help householders in England insulate their home will be stopped this week, and the money allocated to a seperate insulation... View Article

Hill retain five-star customer care accolade

Hill Group has once again achieved five-star housebuilder status with the Home Builders Federation (HBF), in results released this week. The accolade means that, for the fourth year in a row, over 90 per cent of Hill’s purchasers who completed... View Article

GRAHAM completes construction of The Copper House residential development

GRAHAM has completed the construction of The Copper House, a major Build to Rent residential development overlooking Liverpool’s iconic waterfront, which had a construction contract sum of £57m. The privately-owned construction, facilities management and investments contractor delivered the high-quality, multi-storey... View Article

LGA responds to green funding boost for 50,000 homes

Responding to a £562 million government funding boost to upgrade 50,000 households in social and local authority housing with green improvements, Cllr David Renard, Local Government Association housing spokesperson, said: “It is good the Government is investing in boosting energy... View Article

Planning submitted for 92 new homes in Redditch

A planning application has been submitted to Redditch Borough Council for the provision of up to 92 new homes adjacent to the Alexandra Hospital. SevenHomes, the regional housebuilder by SevenCapital Group, acquired the 5.85-acre site, named Wire Croft, from the... View Article

The way we were, the way we are now

Although it’s little over 12 months ago, the image of the PM shuffling up to his lectern to inform the country of a nationwide lockdown is still a memory fresh in peoples’ minds.  There’s no denying the events of 2020... View Article

New Specification Manager for record uk

record uk is excited to announce the appointment of James White as our new Specification Manager for the South. James joined us on Monday, 15th March, and brings a wealth of experience in the UK Construction industry having previously worked... View Article

University of Bristol Library: Architects’ statement

Hawkins/Brown, Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects and BuroHappold team up for new library at the University of Bristol Located on a hilltop with views across Bristol, the proposed new University Library is an ambitious new building that will create a new... View Article