Architect specifies Senior’s systems at award-winning home

When architect Robert Evans designed his RIBA award-winning home near Matlock Bath, he specified innovative Hybrid systems from fenestration systems designer and manufacturer Senior Architectural Systems throughout. Robert, who is a director at Evans Vettori Architects, sought advice from experts... View Article

GL Hearn shortlisted for Lord Mayor’s Dragon Award

Founded in 1987, the Dragon Awards are designed to recognise companies and public bodies throughout Greater London that have gone above and beyond their core work to significantly impact the regeneration of their local communities. GL Hearn has been shortlisted... View Article

Caring partnership supports Silver Sunday

Local affordable housing provider, Wulvern is inviting over 55’s to celebrate “Silver Sunday” at an afternoon organised by Bluebird Care. Held on the first Sunday of October, Silver Sunday is an annual day of fun and free activities for older... View Article

19-year old tames the Dragons’ Den

Success on BBC TV show for Jordan Daykin as Deborah Meaden invests £80k. Dragons’ Den saw one of its youngest ever entrepreneurs receive investment last night as one of the Dragons invested in what is his third business before he... View Article

One-stop ‘Eco-home’ show returns

Whether it’s meeting building regs, achieving Passivhaus standard or simply a case of improving the overall energy efficiency of your home, it can be confusing and daunting at the best of times to select the right systems and technology for... View Article

Self-build or self-assemble, what’s right for you?

By David Appleford, chairman of AcerMetric Ltd and inventor of the world’s only elemental building system. Many self-builders see traditional bricks and mortar as the only logical choice. Although slow and labour intensive any building problems tend to be familiar... View Article

Green MP praises rubbish house

Britain’s housing industry should learn from University of Brighton research and use recycled ‘rubbish’ in construction projects, according to Brighton Green MP Caroline Lucas. On a visit to the university’s Waste House – the country’s first building made almost entirely... View Article

Homes and Communities Agency sets out housing plans

The Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) plans to complete more than 9,500 market sale homes as part of its targets for 2014/15. More than 5,500 of these will be delivered through the government’s Get Britain Building programme, devised for schemes... View Article

Taylor Wimpey graduates lay the foundations for success

New recruits to Taylor Wimpey’s national Graduate Scheme gained hands-on experience during two induction events outlining the construction and sales aspects of the business. The first group of graduates visited a Taylor Wimpey East Midlands development – The Wheatfields in... View Article