Exclusive products unveiled in latest Screwfix catalogue

Milwaukee exclusives are here! The UK’s tradespeople can now get an exclusive deal on Milwaukee’s most powerful, compact 18V drill complete with 2 lithium ion batteries and case, to celebrate the launch of the Milwaukee range, which features in the... View Article

May pledges £2bn for social housing

Theresa May has revealed to the National Housing Federation conference that housing associations will receive £2bn of long-term funding from the Government to build better quality affordable homes. The PM told the audience that the “most ambitious” providers will be... View Article

Supporting future delivery: the build show

The Government is injecting significant investment into construction technology, and housebuilders tasked with delivering on this agenda will want to take full advantage of this year’s Build Show, as part of UK Construction week. Build Show, sponsored by Easy-Trim, is... View Article

Britain must retain and build a skilled workforce

The NFB warns that shortage occupation lists must be responsive and visas for self-employed workers need to be clear and comprehensible. The Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) has released its Government-commissioned study, “EEA migration in the UK: Final Report”. The report... View Article

MAC recommendations would cripple construction, says FMB

The Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) report, which sets out a series of recommendations for the new immigration policy post-Brexit, would cripple the construction industry, according to the Federation of Master Builders (FMB). Commenting on the MAC report, published this morning, Brian Berry,... View Article

Ramboll appointed to major Wembley Park project

Ramboll selected by Quintain to provide engineering design services across the £3billion Wembley Park regeneration project Engineering, design and consultancy company Ramboll has been appointed to Quintain’s £3billion Wembley Park regeneration project. The Wembley Park project is to be the... View Article

Safe and Sound with Part Q

Kevin Bonnar of Velfac explains why housebuilders should make a virtue of Part Q of the Building regulations, to underline the security benefits of their developments. Safety and security are a top priority for most homeowners, especially when it comes... View Article

Horbury wins contract with Chesterfield Royal Hospital

Leading property maintenance provider Horbury Property Services, based in Rotherham, has won a contract with Chesterfield Royal Hospital in Derbyshire to provide planned maintenance and refurbishment services. The contract is for an initial three-year period, with the option to extend... View Article

The future of AI in construction

Over the last few years, artificial intelligence has gradually been working its way into the construction sector and onto the building site, as it has been doing with seemingly every other sector too. It’s becoming more and more prominent and,... View Article

Local authority planning: unravelling the ties that bind

DPA Planning’s director Sam Dewar says the private sector needs to better appreciate the current parlous state of local authority planning. The housing shortage continues to place an increasing strain on the whole planning process. However, it’s simply facile to... View Article

AT Awards: 2018 Winners

The Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists (CIAT) is pleased to announce the winners for its annual Architectural Technology Awards. Presented by CIAT President Alex Naraian on 14 September 2018, the Awards celebrate the latest achievements and highest quality in Architectural... View Article