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Demand expected to be high for Heywood Homes

Demand is expected to be high when an eagerly-awaited development of new homes is officially opened to the public next month in the popular market town of Heywood. Fairfield View is Persimmon Homes’ latest development in the region, providing 145... View Article

Promise of new homes at iconic site

Leading housebuilder Persimmon Homes is set to launch a further phase of 41 properties at the iconic former Goodyear site in Wolverhampton. The latest properties will be built on the land previously home to Promise House, fronting the Stafford Road... View Article

Important lessons on-line for designers of sustainable buildings

National construction and property consultancy Pick Everard has completed an innovative three year project that allows designers to share sustainable building know-how using the new online Lessons platform. Funded by the UK’s innovation agency, the Technology Strategy Board, as part... View Article

Keepmoat lead the way in developing zero carbon homes

National housing and regeneration company Keepmoat is leading the way in demonstrating how zero carbon homes could become a feature of developments across the country in the future, thanks to two pioneering projects in the North East. The schemes, in... View Article

Signs look good for SK sales

SIG today announced the acquisition of SK Sales, a UK leader in the supply of specialist Air Handling products. The move will result in the rebranding of existing Air Trade Centre branches in the coming months which, once rolled out,... View Article

BRE’s Insite13 event focuses on people

BRE’s INSITE13 conference, which takes place on the 2-3 October at its head office site in Watford, will examine how we make buildings meet the needs of people and communities. Everything that the industry does should be about creating sustainable... View Article

Public sector construction projects worth over £1.1bn on hold

New figures show Government has fallen short on pledge to boost economy through investment in public sector infrastructure Some 119 public sector construction projects worth over £1.1billion are currently on hold despite the Government’s election pledge to invest in infrastructure... View Article

British Gypsum unveils new ‘repair and renovate’ guide

British Gypsum has launched a new guide to repair, maintenance and improvement. The WHITE BOOK Repair and Renovate gives an overview of the most effective ways to upgrade and maintain buildings using solutions and support services from the plaster, plasterboard... View Article

Loft Legs give householders a warm home and a useful loft

Compressing insulation with storage items in the loft can reduce its thermal effectiveness by over 50%. Installed in the loft, Loft Legs allow a simple storage deck to be constructed above the height of the insulation, maintaining its energy-saving benefits,... View Article

Planning granted for Dollis Valley regeneration

Barnet Council has granted outline planning consent for a major regeneration of the Dollis Valley housing estate in Chipping Barnet, North London, together with detailed planning consent for the first phase of the project. The plans were submitted as a... View Article
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