Young academics visit student accommodation site in Aberdeen

Budding engineering students have been given a personal insight into one of the most important projects in Aberdeen – the development of new accommodation for academics in the city. Fourth and fifth year students in Structural Engineering at University of Aberdeen visited Powis... View Article

Peab extends Nälstaskolan in Vällingby

Peab has been contracted to carry out renovation and extension of Nälstaskolan in Vällingby. The client is Skolfastigheter i Stockholm AB and the contract amounts to SEK 229 million. The project is a performance contract covering the construction of new... View Article

CDG shortlisted for the Casual Dining Awards for Barbican refurb

Catering Design Group has reached the finals of the Casual Dining Restaurant & Pub Awards. The award-winning restaurant and commercial kitchen design company has been shortlisted in “Best Designed Independent Casual Dining Restaurant” category for transforming The Barbican Lounge in London. Re-branded... View Article

Prime Minister pledges to transform sink estates

Some of the country’s most run-down housing estates will be replaced with attractive and safe homes, Prime Minister David Cameron has announced. As part of a comprehensive package of measures to end poverty and improve the life chances of the most... View Article

Tower Hamlets commission carbon fund

Tower Hamlets Council’s cabinet has approved plans for a fund to tackle fuel poverty, improve the energy efficiency of buildings and give communities influence over their environments. The council commissioned the Carbon Offset Solutions Study to determine and provide transparency... View Article
Trowbridge link road construction completed

Trowbridge link road construction completed

A £5.3 million pound project to reduce traffic around Trowbridge has been officially handed over to Persimmon Homes. The UK’s leading housebuilder and Cuddy Construction oversaw the complex planning, design and construction of the new Leap Gate Link Road near... View Article

Northcot Brick project wins top building award

Northcot Brick’s flagship building project, the Whitworth, in Manchester, has won the highest accolade in the 2015 Brick Development Association (BDA) Brick Awards. As one of the longest established and most widely respected building awards in the UK, the annual... View Article

Fact of the Week – 14th December 2015

The world’s largest LEGO model ever built was a 1:1 replica of the LEGO® Star Wars™ X-Wing starfighter. The replica took 32 master builders, five million LEGO bricks and over 17,000 hours to complete. It weighed nearly 20,865 kg, stood... View Article