Three million new social homes key to solving housing crisis

A landmark report by Shelter’s social housing commission published today calls for an ambitious 3.1 million new homes, extending the offer of social housing to many more people. After the Grenfell Tower fire, the charity brought together 16 independent commissioners... View Article

Breathing Buildings’ NVHR® Wins Prestigious Energy Award

Breathing Buildings, the UK’s leading provider of controlled hybrid ventilation systems, is delighted to announce that it has won a prestigious Energy Award. Recognising the vital importance of good indoor air quality and thermal comfort in schools, the Cambridge-based company’s... View Article

Noise solutions: More than just a functional face

Acoustic expert Jacksons Fencing has released an in depth report (‘Cutting through the Noise’) on environmental noise pollution in the UK. Informed by the views of 650 architects, specifiers and noise consultants and 2,000 UK residents, the findings paint a... View Article

Sports and leisure firm names new director

LK2, the rapidly expanding firm of architects, sports and leisure specialists, has appointed ‘industry heavyweight’ Tracey Francis as director. Tracey, who has more than 20 years’ experience in the sports world, will lead LK2’s development strategy to manage an increased... View Article

Offsite Solutions launches apprenticeship scheme

Offsite Solutions, the UK’s leading bathroom pod manufacturer, has launched an apprenticeship scheme to attract new talent into offsite manufacturing. Offsite Solutions is an important employer in the South West and recently won the Manufacturer of the Year Award at... View Article

Domus Ventilation appoints National Specification Sales Manager

Domus Ventilation, part of the Polypipe group, is pleased to announce the appointment of Shane Leather as National Specification Sales Manager. Shane’s appointment to this post forms part of Domus Ventilation’s well structured strategy to return to the specification sector following the launch of a range... View Article

Sadiq accuses Government of ‘hypocrisy’ over opposition to new homes

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has accused ministers of being hypocrites after they appeared to cave in to lobbying efforts by blocking or threatening three housing schemes in the capital. In the space of a week, the Government has: Threatened to block the Mayor’s approval of the Newcombe House... View Article