Art meets architecture in Mayfair

Ray Philpott looks at the unique commercial development that’s a perfect fit for London’s Savile Row, famed for its bespoke tailoring Modern office and retail buildings frequently incorporate showpiece works of public art somewhere on the premises to endow them... View Article

Greystones – homes your mum would be proud of

Selfbuilder & Homemaker meets builder Barry McGrath, who created the iconic, award-winning Greystones homes on a ‘building bombsite’ in the Hertfordshire village of Radlett. Greystones is a gated development of two identical, detached, flat roofed and very contemporary properties, built... View Article

Village concept at heart of cancer centre

Jess Unwin reports on the new £160 million state-of-the-art facility emerging at St Guy’s Hospital in London A place less like a hospital and on a human scale – but a place that still reassures patients they’ll get the treatment... View Article

A. Proctor Group at Devoran School, Cornwall

The recent upgrade of the solid walls at Devoran School in Cornwall required a solution for the window openings with mimimum loss of space, but maintaining the low U-value required. Primary Conservation Ltd contacted the A. Proctor Group who recommended... View Article

Turley delivers De Montfort University masterplan

Planning consultancy Turley has secured planning approval for a refreshed campus masterplan for De Montfort University. The updated masterplan was approved by Leicester City Council in April 2014 as part of the implementation of the University’s 2012 outline planning permission.... View Article

Village life in London’s East End

Just because a home is “affordable”, it doesn’t mean it can’t have a show-stopping bathroom. That has been amply demonstrated on the first phase of a new development in London’s East End. 160 apartments in Lighterman Point, the first phase... View Article

Willmott Dixon confirmed for £45m hospital transformation

Willmott Dixon’s role as one of the largest constructors of health and wellbeing accommodation was underlined when it was confirmed as main contractor on the £45 million redevelopment of benenden hospital in Cranbrook, Kent. benenden hospital is a flagship independent... View Article

Mayor approves plans for 3,000 new homes in Hackney

Plans to comprehensively regenerate a housing estate in Hackney and build more than 3,000 new homes were approved by the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson last week. Parts of the Woodberry Down Estate, comprising 1,980 properties, date back to the... View Article

Go-ahead given for Middlesbrough Sports Village

Willmott Dixon has followed up its recent Queen’s Award for Enterprise by being appointed by Middlesbrough Council to build a £18m sports village that will become an “iconic sports destination” according to Mayor Ray Mallon. The village will be a... View Article

Persimmon delivers new homes in Stanway

A leading Essex housebuilder has acquired land to launch a new phase of development in Stanway, which will provide a further 101 much-needed new homes for the area. A continuation of Persimmon Homes Essex’s existing Nightingale Gardens development, the new... View Article

GEZE UK powers Ripon Cathedral’s new entrance

The Masons marks on Ripon Cathedral’s West Front show it was built by the finest craftsmen in England and Europe; so when the Cathedral decided to install a stunning glass porch, it was essential the project was as finely crafted... View Article