MJ Gleeson plc: Nicola Bruce appointed as a NED

MJ Gleeson plc (“Gleeson”) announces that Nicola Bruce will join the Board as a non-executive Director with effect from 24 March 2023. Following a career specialising in strategy and business development at both private and listed companies, Nicola has latterly... View Article

Mental health treatment centre approved in Wales

A new, 73-bed specialist inpatient service unit (SISU) for mental health treatment at Grange University Hospital has received planning approval in Cwmbran, Wales. Arcadis IBI Group was appointed by the Aneurin Bevan University Health Board, the local arm of NHS Wales to... View Article

Bombshelter makeover

Berkeley Place renovated a basement duplex apartment situated in a prime residential street in Clifton. During the basement renovation, an amazing piece of history was found. On the wall handwritten is a record of the 2nd World War air raids... View Article

David Chipperfield awarded Pritzker Prize for 2023

David Chipperfield has been selected as the 2023 winner of the Pritzker Architecture Prize. Founded in 1979, the honour is awarded annually to a living architect whose built work has “produced consistent and significant contributions to humanity and the built... View Article

Two Promotions at Brewster Bye Architects

Leeds based architecture practice, Brewster Bye, has promoted Andrew Chapman to director and Tim Chesnutt has become a full qualified architect at the firm after successfully completing his RIBA part 3 exams. Andrew is now entering his tenth year at... View Article

Reshuffle alone won’t fix construction’s woes, says FMB

New jobs around the Cabinet table will bring little comfort to small, local builders worried about falling workloads and enquiries, if they’re not followed by bold policy action warns the Federation of Master Builders (FMB), in response to today’s government... View Article

Stepnell announces senior promotions to enhance framework delivery

Complete construction partner Stepnell has announced the senior promotions of Lewis Archibald and Christian White. Both Lewis and Christian will be leading on pre-construction support and frameworks to deliver high-quality design and build projects. Lewis Archibald is now pre-construction director, in... View Article

ONS Construction output – “A tale of two sectors”

Mike Hedges, Beard director said: “After three months of just 0.3% growth, the flattening of construction output in November comes as no surprise and may well herald a further decline in the coming months. “The sector has long been expecting... View Article

Hydrogen boiler announcement gets warm welcome from industry

Leading trade body, Energy and Utilities Alliance, has today applauded the Government for announcing its intention to switch UK boilers from natural gas to hydrogen-ready gas boilers. These boilers will become mandatory from 2026, under plans announced today. A hydrogen-ready... View Article

Building for 2050

Building for 2050 is the UK Government’s evidenced-based report on the drivers and barriers involved in the large-scale construction and take-up of low cost, low carbon housing Business and Energy Minister Lord Callanan said: “Making the UK’s homes more energy... View Article

Shaping the future of construction

As a certified EcoProfit operation for over 15 years, wedi’s mission is to support the industry improve its carbon credentials and to help consumers recognise the added value of having a ‘green’ home with low energy bills. Manufactured with at... View Article

Triton completes industrial scheme at Knowsley hub

Triton Construction has completed construction of a 36,000 ft² industrial scheme at Knowsley Hub for logistics developer Redsun Projects. The £3m development comprises five units ranging from 6,000 ft² to 10,000 ft² with Howdens already taking occupation of unit two.... View Article