Graven Hill answers demand with release of two new home designs

Graven Hill, the UK’s largest self and custom build development in Bicester, Oxfordshire will be showcasing two brand new custom build home options at an open evening on Thursday 15 August. Due to the popularity of Graven Hill’s terraced homes, the development has launched... View Article

LK2 expands architectural team with new hire

Architecture, sports and leisure specialist, LK2 Group has appointed a new architect to join its team to support the delivery of a number of high-profile projects. David Foster – who has six years’ experience in architecture – has taken up the... View Article

A new life in Newquay

It was a decade in the making, but ex-Londoners Jeff and Wendy East finally created their idyllic family home on Cornwall’s Atlantic coast, which started from a crumbling bungalow As well as surfing, the humble pasty, and piracy, Cornwall is... View Article

Marley launches Safe in the Sun 2019

As the UK gets set for summer, roof systems manufacturer, Marley, is urging all outdoor construction workers to look after both their skin and eyes to reduce the damage caused by increased sun exposure. Latest figures from IOSH identified 1,700 people... View Article

Save the date: Decorex International 6 – 9 October 2019

Decorex International will make its debut at Olympia London this year, from the 6-9 October, marking an exciting new chapter in the show’s 42-year history. Offering a showcase of the very latest in high-end design, an exceptional speaking programme and... View Article

ISG top the contractors league table for July

Topping the Barbour ABI Top 50 contractor league table for July 2019 is ISG with nine contracts awarded valued at a total of £425 million. In second place is Wates Construction, moving up eight places with seven contract awards at... View Article

Government advice note on fire safety

The government advice, issued in June 2019, will have widespread implications for the assessment and management of balcony fire risk. Will Forbes, Technical Project Lead at balcony specialist Neaco, explains their likely impact. The Grenfell disaster gave rise to new... View Article

Beacon of Light

The first of its kind in the UK, Beacon of Light is a unique centre for the Foundation of Light, consisting of engaging and interactive zones in education; health and fitness; sport and play; and the world of work. Located... View Article

The Nation’s top 10 home improvements revealed

GoCompare Home Insurance’s annual survey into the UK’s top home improvements reveals that interior redecoration, updating the bathroom and replacing flooring top the list of work carried out by homeowners. Most (85%) homeowners surveyed have updated or improved their property in... View Article

Lead8 Joins Renowned International One Bangkok Team

Lead8, the international award-winning design firm, has been appointed to the renowned international team designing One Bangkok. Jointly developed by TCC Assets (Thailand) Co., Ltd. and Frasers Property Holdings (Thailand) Co., Ltd., the highly-anticipated future development will deliver 1.83 million... View Article

Eliminating risk through design

By Nick Atkinson, Director at Ambar Kelly According to HSE, falls continue to be the biggest cause of fatal injury in Britain’s workplaces. From 2017-18 data, 26% of workplace fatalities – about 37 per year – resulted from a fall... View Article