New and emerging risks for workplaces

In late 2014, the EU-Occupational Safety and Health Agency bought out some statistics based on a survey they conducted using data collected from workplaces in 36 European countries. The survey focuses on health and safety in establishments when it comes... View Article

RIBA: East of England architecture winners revealed

A social housing scheme in Essex and an eco community centre in Cambridgeshire are among twelve buildings to win one of this year’s RIBA East Awards from the Royal Institute of British Architects, in recognition of their architectural excellence and... View Article

Mather & Co. to transform Norton Priory Museum

Halton Borough Council and Norton Priory Museum and Gardens have appointed Mather & Co. to take on the project of transforming the museum for its 900th birthday, as part of a scheme to conserve and create a new museum at... View Article

Green light for major build-to-rent scheme in Barking

The London Borough of Barking and Dagenham has resolved to grant planning consent to be:here, advised by planning and development consultants Iceni Projects, for a flagship build-to-rent development in Barking. It is one of the largest consented build-to-rent developments in... View Article

RIBA Approved online CPDs from Ronacrete

Ronacrete are delighted to announce the introduction of the Ronacrete CPD Academy, this means it is now possible to earn CPD credits online via the Ronacrete website at a time convenient to the learner. As with any RIBA Approved CPD,... View Article

What size skip do I need?

When it comes to home renovations, the last thing you need is to hire the wrong size skip and have an ostentatious and unnecessarily large skip taking up room when all you needed was to get rid of a few... View Article

Changing the options for accessible toilets

Making ‘reasonable adjustments’ to the built environment to ensure compliance with the Equality Act is being made easier with the launch of a new solution for ‘away from home’ accessible toilets. Space To Change toilets plug the gap between conventional... View Article

Robertson to extend Newcastle University building

One of the North East’s fastest growing construction firms has started work on a £2.4million extension to Newcastle University. Robertson Construction England secured the contract to extend the Building Science building occupied by the School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape,... View Article

Football club stumped by mayor’s planning decision

The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, has called in a planning application for a mixed-use football stadium development, Development Finance Today has reported. Merton Council granted planning permission to AFC Wimbledon and Galliard Homes for the regeneration of the Plough... View Article