Planning permission granted for Archway Tower re-clad

Essential Living has welcomed the decision by the Planning Inspectorate to grant planning permission for the recladding of one of London’s most hated tower blocks. Archway Tower in north London is to be converted from an unused, derelict 1960s office... View Article

Barr Construction completes Witham Leisure Centre

Barr Construction has completed the £9.5m state-of-the-art leisure centre for Witham in Essex to replace the previous facility, Bramston Sports Centre. Barr started construction of Witham Leisure Centre in spring 2013 and has delivered the facility on time, with its... View Article

Council buys old car park site to build new homes

As part of the regeneration of one of the borough’s main district centres, the council has completed the purchase of a former car park in South Norwood to build new homes. A planning application is due to be submitted for... View Article

SPARK design Prince’s Building, Shekou

SPARK has completed the design of Prince’s Building a 71,600-square-metre mixed-use development and transportation hub for China Merchants. Located in Shenzhen South China the 110-metre-high, 27-storey office tower and five retail pavilions are connected by landscaped terraces that combine to... View Article

Chris Stewart Group purchases 42 St Andrew Square

The Edinburgh-based property developer and investment business responsible for the award-winning regeneration of Advocate’s Close in the capital’s Old Town, the Chris Stewart Group, has purchased 42 St Andrew Square and adjoining building on West Register Street for an undisclosed... View Article

ISG chalks up £12 million MidKent College win

ISG has been awarded a £12 million project to redevelop the former University for the Creative Arts building in Maidstone. The comprehensive internal and external refurbishment will create state-of-the-art teaching facilities for MidKent College as part of its enlarged Maidstone... View Article