Peab to build apartments in Esbo

Peab has divested an own housing project to Tapiola Insurance and signed a contract to build three five stories houses with totally 94 apartments in Esbo outside Helsinki. The contract amounts to SEK 182 million. The construction work starts in... View Article

5 Broadgate sets a new benchmark for workplace design

5 Broadgate, the newly completed London headquarters of financial services firm UBS, is London’s biggest ‘groundscraper’. Situated in the heart of the City of London’s square mile, and designed by Make Architects for client British Land PLC, the world-class office... View Article

New video highlights the benefits of using SPRA-accredited members

The Single Ply Roofing Association (SPRA) has officially launched its video for specifiers, surveyors, architects, building owners and anyone involved in single ply specification or procurement activities. SPRA CEO, James Talman unveiled the new video explaining that it forms part of their plans... View Article

Birmingham New Street station opens to passengers

The redeveloped Birmingham New Street station opened its doors to passengers after a five-year, £750 million transformation. Boasting an iconic new atrium over a huge passenger concourse – five times the size of London Euston’s – the station has been... View Article

Novus completes almighty church restoration

Novus Property Solutions has completed a series of vital refurbishments to an historic church in High Wycombe, including a complete internal redecoration and repairs to the building’s masonry and lime elevations. St. Francis of Assisi Church was initially designed by... View Article

ISG Wins £8.5 Million Heathrow Approach Office Scheme

ISG is underway with an £8.5 million office refurbishment scheme at Heathrow Approach in Slough, the company’s first project for Sampension KP International – one of Denmark’s largest pension management firms. Occupying a strategic location adjacent to the M4, the... View Article

Lancashire School rises from the ashes

A 14-month project to re-build St Mary’s Catholic High School in Leyland, Lancashire, has completed. Designed by architectural, building surveying and planning practice, Cassidy + Ashton and built by John Turner Construction, the £7.5 million new build and refurbishment project... View Article

Concept to turn London Underground into a moving walkway

NBBJ unveils concept to turn London Underground into a moving walkway. London-based architecture practice NBBJ, the team behind the shadowless skyscraper concept, has revealed a radical rethinking of the London Underground’s Circle Line that promises to spur new ideas for... View Article

London faces skyscraper pressure unless planning laws change

Scarcity of land in London could result in the capital becoming a city of residential skyscrapers unless existing planning laws are altered, according to LSE urban economist Gabriel Ahlfeldt. Dr Ahlfeldt, an Associate Professor of Urban Economics and Land Development... View Article