RTPI elects new Fellow

The Royal Town Planning Institute elected a new Fellow last month, with Keith Thomas joining just 110 others who have demonstrated a contribution to planning and the RTPI above and beyond that expected as an ‘ordinary competent professional planner’. Fellowship... View Article

Ashridge could be the happiest place to live

A home in Falkirk could be one of the ‘happiest’ places to live in the UK according to a new survey. Falkirk came fifth in the latest Happy at Home index after residents were asked to rate their local area... View Article

Government construction pipeline increases by £13billion

Plans detailing billions of pounds worth of proposed construction projects have today been published by the Government, in partnership with construction intelligence specialist Barbour ABI. At today’s Government Construction Summit, the Rt Hon Vince Cable MP, Secretary of State for... View Article

Studio Seilern Architects appoints new Managing Director

Studio Seilern Architects has appointed Architect Andrew Earwicker as their new Managing Director. Andrew brings a wealth of experience in large scale commercial and mixed use projects, with significant delivery in the Aviation, Hotels/ Leisure and Retail sector. His track... View Article

David Buffery to lead Benoy’s Global Hospitality Team

Benoy, international award-winning Architects, Masterplanners, Interior and Graphic Designers, has welcomed renowned hospitality designer, David Buffery, to its Hong Kong studio to lead the firm’s Global Hospitality Team. Peter McCaffery, Global Director and Head of the Hong Kong Studio said:... View Article

Westhouse Securities: Switch from housebuilders into contractors

“Two speeches by George Osborne symbolise our view that investors should switch out of housebuilders into contractors. The Chancellor’s speech at the Mansion House on 12 June, threatening tighter mortgage lending, triggered sharp falls in housebuilders’ shares. He then proposed... View Article