New Area Business Manager for Vortice

Paul Badcock has joined Vortice as Area Business Manager looking after the London and South West region.  Paul, who is married with three children, has worked in the construction industry and specialist electrical trade for the last twenty five years servicing a... View Article

Howarth Timber celebrates 175th anniversary

The Howarth Timber Group is celebrating its landmark 175th anniversary in 2015 and has got an exciting line-up of events, competitions and roadshows planned to mark the occasion in style. Since its beginning in 1840, Howarth Timber has risen to... View Article

Institution of Structural Engineers elects Honorary Fellows

The Institution of Structural Engineers elected three new Honorary Fellows on 16 January during a ceremony at the Institution’s new International Headquarters at 47-58 Bastwick Street, London. Angela Brady, Past President of The Royal Institute of British Architects, and Peter... View Article

Green deal continues to disappoint GGF

The GGF continues to be disappointed with slow progress of Green Deal and Energy Company Obligation (ECO) following this week’s release of the latest statistics which continue to show how the scheme is not working for the replacement window industry.... View Article

National Apprenticeship Week – 9–13 March 2015

Apprenticeships are now seen as a viable alternative to going to university and it is hoped that the new Trailblazer schemes will encourage more youngsters to take up a career that will also give them professional recognition. As National Apprenticeship... View Article

The National Self Build & Renovation Show

The National Self Build & Renovation Centre (NSBRC) is kick starting the year with its ever popular ‘National Self Build & Renovation Show’. With FREE ENTRY to the visitor centre covering over 70,000 square feet of self build, renovation, home... View Article

London’s Landmark Centre Point: revival begins

On Monday Almacantar will commence the revival of the Grade II listed Centre Point and create a vibrant new retail and restaurant destination for London 82 apartments will be built in the Tower creating some of the most desirable real... View Article

Mackintosh Architecture exhibition

The Scottish architect, artist and designer, Charles Rennie Mackintosh (1868 – 1928) is celebrated worldwide. Yet during his lifetime his career was marked as much by its difficulties as by its successes, with many of his designs unrealised. Mackintosh Architecture... View Article

Caring elderly relocaters extend service to developers

Relocation service firm, Yorkshire Move Manager, which specialises in helping elderly clients with downsizing to smaller properties, sheltered housing and retirement villages, is to roll out its service to aid property developers in the region. Michelle Park explains “One of... View Article

New homes coming to thriving market town

A regional builder is expecting a high demand for its new development after dozens of house hunters registered their interest in 50 new homes in Chorley. Persimmon Homes Lancashire is about to launch Chancery Fields, providing three, four and five-bedroom... View Article

100 new homes coming to Framingham Earl

One hundred new homes will be built in Framingham Earl after a leading regional developer was given the green light to create a new development. Charles Church Anglia was given planning permission for its Earlsmead development, off Pigot Lane, in... View Article