Morrison Construction wins double at Saltire Infrastructure Awards

Morrison Construction projects, Queensferry Crossing and Camogli Medical Centre, have won at the prestigious Saltire Infrastructure Awards. The Queensferry Crossing was awarded the Greatest Contribution to Scotland Award with the Camogli Medical Centre winning the Engineered in Scotland Award. The Saltire Infrastructure... View Article

Somerset man jailed for tax fraud

A Clevedon man who stole almost £650,000 in fraudulent VAT repayments, has been jailed after an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC). Derek Hole, 83, from Kingston Seymour, Clevedon, the sole director of Briar Building Ltd submitted VAT returns,... View Article

Yorkshire housebuilder wins national industry award

Leeds-based housebuilder, Park Lane Homes, is celebrating a major industry accolade after winning Single Unit Development of the Year at the Premier Guarantee Excellence Awards. The company’s Providence House detached property in Collingham, near Wetherby, won the award ahead of... View Article

BBA and LABC’s rallying call for 100 per cent Hackitt

100 per cent Hackitt – an industry initiative to encourage the government to deliver all of the recommendations contained within Dame Judith’s report – was launched in Westminster on Monday (October 22) by Local Authority Building Control (LABC) and the... View Article

Edenstone markets its first carbon zero home

Edenstone Homes has pledged to offer carbon zero homes across its developments by 2021 with its first “green” house now on sale in Aberthin. The Magor-based homebuilder uses good design, new products and innovative construction methods to reduce the impact... View Article

Developers recognise opportunities in affordable housing

Building works have commenced on a new housing development set in the beautiful Perthshire countryside. The Forgan Grove site was initially planned for homes worth in excess of half a million pounds. Following the recession a new approach has been... View Article

Planner calls for ‘planning friendly’ budget

Planning expert Sam Dewar is calling on the Chancellor to provide more money in his budget to strengthen local authority planning to drive growth in the housing sector. Sam Dewar, a director and planning manager at Yorkshire-based DPA Planning Ltd,... View Article

Designer Contracts named a Top 10 British Business

Designer Contracts, the UK’s largest flooring contractor, has been named in The Business Reporter’s ‘Best of British Business’ campaign, distributed with The Daily Telegraph, celebrating success stories in British business. The prestigious accolade has been awarded to just 10 companies in the UK, which have all demonstrated leadership and... View Article

Eight architectural promotions at Pick Everard

Leading independent property, construction and infrastructure consultancy Pick Everard has promoted a raft of employees across its architecture discipline to support its ambitious expansion plans. David Shaw has been promoted to director and will be heading up the architecture department. Brian Fisher,... View Article

Above the Stag

Located in two interconnecting railway arches along the Albert Embankment in Vauxhall, London, this newly completed theatre provides a more spacious home for the local and award-winning Above The Stag LGBT+ theatre company, which had outgrown its previous venue. The... View Article

Benoy to deliver Alibaba Jiangsu Headquarters

Benoy is proud to announce it has won the international conceptual design competition to deliver the future Alibaba Jiangsu Headquarters in Nanjing, China. The major industrial project was announced as it broke ground with an official ceremony on 12 October... View Article

Budget 2018: What to expect in the property sector

On 29 October, the Chancellor Philip Hammond is set to announce the 2018 Budget. With the prospect of Brexit looming early in 2019, it is highly likely that the property industry will, once again, come under close scrutiny by the... View Article

Rental market remains in recession, says The DPS

The UK rental market remained in recession during the third quarter of 2018 (Q3 2018) according to the most recent figures from The Deposit Protection Service (The DPS). In the latest edition of its Rent Index, which is based on... View Article