Albyn Housing Society takes handover of new Nairn homes

An affordable housing scheme in Nairn has welcomed its first residents, after Albyn Housing Society took handover of the development. The 23 new build homes at Farnack Street have been allocated for affordable rent via the Highland Housing Register, providing... View Article

Make room outside

David Coleman of Oak Timber Structures explains why the inclusion of an oak gazebo in the garden can add huge value to a property for the long term, and discusses the considerations to bear in mind With fewer people moving... View Article

Arup backs cities to help reach their climate change targets

Arup has announced a renewal of its partnership with C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40) to affect meaningful, measurable and sustainable action on climate change. Led by its ambition to shape a better world, Arup will back cities to rapidly reduce emissions to... View Article

LGA responds to MHCLG rapid rehousing pathway funding

Responding to MHCLG’s announcement that 42 bids for the rapid rehousing pathway had been successful, Local Government Association Housing spokesman Cllr Martin Tett, said:  “Funding for local authorities will help council efforts to try and tackle homelessness. Every instance of... View Article

Arup and the Bernard van Leer Foundation partner to develop the first guide of its kind to help improve the lives of young children in vulnerable urban environments

Arup and the Bernard van Leer Foundation today announce a new partnership, which will combine their design and planning expertise, with their knowledge of early childhood development, to help improve the lives of children in cities and vulnerable urban environments, such as informal settlements... View Article

Taking an alternative route to drainage

When building or renovating a home with no connection to mains drainage for the disposal of sewage, alternative options have to be considered. Burnham Environmental Services’ Mark Newbery explains further The UK currently has four different environmental regulators for surface... View Article