2019 RIBA Norman Foster Travelling Scholarship now open

The 2019 Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Norman Foster Travelling Scholarship opens today and welcomes applications from architecture students enrolled in schools of architecture around the world. A £7,000 grant will be awarded to one winner by a panel... View Article

Construction new orders decline signals weakness in 2019

Data from the ONS, published today, shows that construction output rose 2.7% in January, but was 0.6% lower on a three-month basis, owing to weakness in three of the largest sectors of activity during the period: private housing, commercial and... View Article

BLANCO appoints new Marketing Manager

BLANCO UK has appointed John Robinson as Marketing Manager to take over the reins of the UK marketing and communications strategy. John joined BLANCO from Bathstore where he headed up the Marketing and Communication team for nearly five years, before... View Article

LOM revitalises community centre in Harrow Weald

Leading UK practice LOM architecture and design has completed an extension to the Cedars Youth & Community Centre (CYCC) in Harrow Weald, Middlesex, providing meeting spaces for community groups and charities such as Mencap. The 194m² extension offers users access... View Article

Double success for SE Controls apprentices

Two apprentices at Lichfield based smoke control environmental ventilation and façade engineering specialist, SE Controls, have become the first to complete the company’s engineering apprenticeship programme, after four years of combined theoretical study and practical experience. Bradley Stansbie, aged 21... View Article

International Women’s Day | Modular developer commentary

Comment from Helen Charlesworth, Head of HR at ilke Homes: “As one of the UK’s leading modular housebuilders, ilke Homes is committed to championing diversity and addressing the skills shortage within the construction industry. As an emerging sector, modular housebuilding... View Article

County housebuilder experiences positive start to 2019

Midlands-based housebuilder Davidsons Homes is reporting a very positive start to 2019 with property sales exceeding the company’s targets. Some media outlets have reported uncertainty in the UK housing market. But Davidsons Homes, which has successful developments throughout the East,... View Article

Linden Homes commits to bridging the skills gap

Ahead of National Apprenticeship Week (4-8 March 2019), Linden Homes is proud to have become a member of The 5% Club, an employer-led organisation that works to inspire, educate and retain a growing body of people into “earn and learn” positions. When... View Article