Award-winning ECO build outperforms expectations

A landmark Gainsborough housing project has taken top spot at this year’s Lincolnshire Energy Awards, as its energy performance beats all predictions. Winner of this year’s Construction Project of the Year at June’s Lincolnshire Energy Saving Awards, the Cross Street... View Article

Work on new Health Sciences UTC to start

Work on a new University Technical College (UTC) aimed at giving young people the necessary skills for a career in healthcare and health science professions is due to start later this month. The Health Futures UTC is being sponsored by... View Article

HUB to develop second phase of Old Vinyl Factory

HUB has this week exchanged contracts on the development of 213 new homes in Cathedral Group (Holdings) Ltd and Development Securities’ Old Vinyl Factory development in Hayes, west London. The housing developer – which specialises in creating homes for London’s... View Article

ICC Hong Kong Wins Inaugural CTBUH Performance Award

The International Commerce Centre (ICC), a 484-meter office tower in Hong Kong, has won the inaugural Performance Award from the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH). The CTBUH Performance Award was established to help the tall-building industry reverse... View Article

ISG Wins £6.7 Million Hertfordshire Care Home

ISG has been awarded a £6.7 million project to construct a new 75-bed care home for Quantum Care in Letchworth; the company’s fifth scheme for the not-for-profit residential care provider, which includes a £4.7 million development the contractor is currently... View Article

£18m Brighton Hippodrome restoration plans approved

Alaska Development Consultants, acting on behalf of Kuig and advised by Indigo Planning, has been given the go ahead by Brighton & Hove City Council for the restoration of the Brighton Hippodrome. Its proposals will bring the Grade II* listed,... View Article

Architects showcase striking designs for Heathrow City

Three leading firms of architects have released designs for the redevelopment of Heathrow Airport into a new town that could potentially support 90,000 new jobs, provide homes for up to 190,000 people and add £7.5 billion to the UK economy. The designs... View Article

The making of Abbotswood Park

Marley Eternit’s Edgemere slates have been used to help create a distinctive village identity for a mixed use development adjacent to the Warner Bros studio in Leavesden, home to the ‘Making of Harry Potter’ tour. A significant proportion of the... View Article

GEZE turns heads at the Nadler Soho Hotel

What must be one of the most striking façades in the City of Westminster has been created for a boutique hotel in Soho by positioning a bespoke piece of modern art above a stylish revolving door from GEZE UK. The... View Article

Jeckells commissioned for WWII dome

Jeckells the Sailmakers have recently been commissioned by the North Norfolk Historic Buildings Trust to make acoustic insulation for the Langham Dome, one of six domes used in the Second World War to train anti-aircraft gunners that still exist today.... View Article

New facilities for Omagh’s life-saving firefighters

A new £3.6 million community fire station, training facility and headquarters for Omagh’s firefighters has become fully operational, providing improved safety for the people of Omagh and the surrounding district. The station was designed by HLM taking inspiration and lessons... View Article