Snows Timber partners with AZEK Building Products

Snows Timber are pleased to announce their partnership with US company, AZEK Building Products, a leading manufacturer of premium outdoor products. The partnership will see the introduction of the TimberTech® capped composite decking brand to the Snows Timber range. Made... View Article

Designer Contracts promotes team

Designer Contracts, the UK’s largest flooring supplier, has announced five senior promotions across the company. Lee Hassett, who recently joined the business as projects executive has been promoted to divisional director, taking control of four of the company’s 15 regions.... View Article

Is renting really just for the young?

Patrick Mooney looks at data that suggests significant changes in private renters are taking place It’s a commonly held view that one of the main drivers for growth in the private rental market over the past decade has been a... View Article

TeknosPro; the eponymous portfolio

TeknosPro, the Teknos range of paints for professional decorators, offers professionals the eponymous product portfolio, TeknosPro, for smooth and long lasting finishes. Suited to interior walls and ceilings, the waterborne range consists of low-sheen TeknosPro 10 and TeknosPro 7 which... View Article

Hopkins Architects wins MK:U International design competition

Milton Keynes Council (MKC), Cranfield University and MK:U International Design Competition organisers, Malcolm Reading Consultants (MRC) have announced that the international team led by London-based Hopkins Architects has won the MK:U International Design Competition. The distinguished jury, which included Santander... View Article

92-home development successfully delivered for the Highlands

The final handover of seven new homes to The Highland Council marks the successful delivery and completion of a 92 home mixed tenure residential development in Balgate, Kiltarlity. Delivered by the award winning Highland Housing Alliance, the development, which is situated... View Article

Mayor approves more than 800 new homes in Barnet

A major development in north west London of 844 new homes – of which 41 per cent will be affordable – has been approved by the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan.  Plans to redevelop the disused Pentavia Retail Park in... View Article

UEL architecture graduate wins prestigious architecture award

Charlotte Harris, a University of East London (UEL) graduate who is now a lecturer in the University’s School of Architecture, Computing and Engineering (ACE), has won a prestigious architecture award from the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA). HASA Architects, of which... View Article

Proctor & Matthews completes Cotswold community for PegasusLife

Proctor and Matthews architects has completed the first phase of the PegasusLife development in the market town of Tetbury, Gloucestershire. Available exclusively to over- 60s, ‘Steepleton’ lies within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and is the practice’s third collaboration... View Article

Double award win for Sika Sarnafil projects at SPRA awards 2019

Market-leading single ply roofing manufacturer Sika Sarnafil and two of its Registered Contractors have triumphed at this year’s Single Ply Roofing Association (SPRA) Awards. The awards, which recognise best practice within the single ply roofing industry, saw Exeter-based Progressive Systems Ltd take home... View Article

Turley warns of truncated northern housing supply

Planning and development consultancy Turley is warning government that local authorities in northern England are paring back housing delivery because of its National Planning Policy Framework. The framework sets out government planning policy for England. However, the consultancy says its... View Article

Strategic Land Group comments on IEA White Paper

Paul Smith, MD of Strategic Land Group, commented on the IEA Housing White Paper: “The IEA white paper raises some important points – it clearly evidences how the current system constrains supply and drives up prices, for example. It also... View Article

Modular manufacturer ilke Homes win top construction award

ilke Homes, one of the UK’s leading offsite modular manufacturers, has won the Offsite Award at the Constructing Excellence Yorkshire and Humber (CEYH) 2019 Awards. The award recognises ilke’s work at Keepmoat Homes Hawthorne Avenue development in Hull, in partnership with the home... View Article