Homebuilders unveils new apartments amid sales boom

A major homebuilder is set to expedite the release of its next phase of apartments in Glasgow’s West End in order to meet increased demand at its flagship development. CALA Homes (West) will release The Sir Henry Wood Apartments, the... View Article

Patience is a virtue

LISTEN HERE 🔊 By astutely saving up for over a decade, Chris and Linda Anderson had the time and money to re-configure their 1930s London semi to be exactly how they wanted, including a dramatic blend of indoor and outdoor TEXT... View Article

Offsite, on time

Paul Newman of Potton Self Build explains the ins and outs of offsite construction, and the many benefits it holds for self builders In many people’s minds, construction still happens ‘brick by brick’ on a building site. With the advent... View Article

£3.5M Extension Work Completes at De Montfort University

The Yard, a brand-new multi-million–pound extension that will significantly increase the capacity of De Montfort University’s Business and Law Faculty, has now completed. The four-storey building, which has been designed by CPMG Architects and constructed by principal contractor Clegg Construction, is an extension of the existing Hugh Aston building.  The ground floor is home to a Student Advice... View Article

Alpamint Capital announces 5,000 new affordable homes pledge

Alpamint Capital, a London-based private investment, development and consulting company, has pledged to build 5,000 affordable homes in the capital over the next decade. The company has specifically earmarked airspace development, whereby unused space on rooftops of existing buildings is converted... View Article

Surrey splendour

LISTEN HERE 🔊 Darren and Juliet Milgate fulfilled their lifelong ambition when they self-built a stunning Georgian-inspired property, sandwiched between central London and the splendour of the Surrey Hills TEXT JENNIFER GRIMBLE IMAGES PAUL NOBLE Darren and Juliet Milgate realised... View Article

Vital steps to safety

Kevin Underwood of the British Woodworking Federation discusses why staircase aesthetics must go hand in hand with safety, and why too often design flair can compromise it For many, the staircase is a central feature of any new home, and... View Article

£3.5m extension work completes at the De Montfort University

They Yard, a brand-new multi-million-pound extension that will significantly increase the capacity of De Montfort University’s Business and Law Faculty, has now completed. The four-storey building, which has been designed by CPMG Architects and constructed by principal contractor Clegg Construction,... View Article

The Rock by Gort Scott Architects

The Rock is a private house in the Canadian mountain resort of Whistler, designed by London-based architectural practice Gort Scott. This exemplary new-build family home is perched upon a distinctive rocky outcrop above Alta Lake, across which it enjoys beautiful... View Article

F.H. Brundle balcony products complete luxury spa development

LISTEN HERE 🔊 Quality F.H Brundle hardware products have provided the finishing touch to a stunning multimillion-pound development. A luxury spa was added to the existing buildings of The Olde Belle hotel and restaurant in Retford, Nottinghamshire, including a unique... View Article

Fabric comes first

Chris Stanley, Housing Manager, Concrete Block Association Although the 2020 news agenda has been dominated by COVID-19, the global Pandemic and the socio-economic impact of attempts to contain and curb it, we must not lose sight of persistent environmental issues. ... View Article