From spade to roof height in less than five days

H+H’s innovative all-in-one building method, Rå Build, has been used in the construction of a pair of semi-detached bungalows on a restricted site in Kessingland, Suffolk. The bungalows were built for Orwell Housing Association by Wellington Construction. This pair of... View Article

Armstrong Ceilings goes greener still

Armstrong Ceilings has won Materials Recycler of the Year at the National Recycling Awards. Leading UK manufacturer of interior building solutions, Armstrong Ceilings, has won its second green award in as many months. Just two months after winning the 2013... View Article

Armstrong Ceilings extends its canopy range

Curved Optimas to complement Armstrong Ceiling’s canopies portfolio. Leading interior solutions provider Armstrong World Industries has extended its portfolio of canopy ceilings with the launch of a unique curved system which can be used either convexly or concavely to give... View Article

Firm has designs on new kitchen projects

Project:ff&e, the specialist provider of furniture, fittings and equipment, has been appointed to a trio of new projects and won a FIRA (Furniture Industry Research Association) Innovation award as a result. The Halifax-based company has been chosen to use its... View Article

Exciting new material is sure to be childs play

Advanced Technical Panels (ATP), part of the James Latham Group, has announced the arrival of an exciting new plastic material which is certain to make a big impact, especially within the leisure and play equipment sectors. Ideal for both indoor... View Article

ISG secures latest university win in Dundee

Following two successful contracts with the University of Dundee’s prestigious School of Medicine, ISG has been awarded a £400K contract by the city’s Abertay University to undertake improvement works at its Old College building. Work has now commenced on the... View Article

Stunning housing redevelopment officially unveiled

The future of older people’s accommodation in County Durham has been officially unveiled with the opening of a flagship £3.6m housing development. North Durham MP Kevan Jones was joined by local councillors and tenants to mark the launch of Castle... View Article

Retail-to-resi plan could ‘breath life’ into high streets

The British Property Federation (BPF) has welcomed the publication of a consultation that could see vacant high street shops converted into homes, but warned the government must learn lessons from similar office to residential proposals. The average high street vacancy... View Article

Waldeck bags share of £9million shopping development

Waldeck, which has 11 offices across the UK, has been appointed to undertake the civil and structural engineering work on a £9million redevelopment project in Lincoln. The Waterside Shopping Centre on the High Street is being remodelled to increase the... View Article

Finance is holding back aspiring home builders

A recent survey from BLP Insurance, the housing warranty insurance provider, showed that 54% of homeowners in the UK blame the lack of available funding as the key factor stopping them from building their dream home and nearly one in... View Article