Luxury Bracknell apartments completed 4 months ahead of schedule

The transformation of the former One Thames Valley commercial office building into a luxury apartment development has been completed four months ahead of schedule. Leading UK property developer SevenCapital, which acquired the premises in May 2019 with permitted development rights... View Article

New social housing scheme in Lewisham given the go-ahead

The City of London Corporation has been given the green light to build 110 new social housing homes in the borough of Lewisham. On Thursday (27 August) Lewisham Council’s planning committee unanimously agreed the development on the land at Sydenham... View Article

Designer Contracts named as an Eco Contractor 2020

Designer Contracts has been named an ‘Eco Contractor’ by a leading UK flooring manufacturer. The company, the UK’s largest contract flooring provider, has received a Gold Award from eco-engineered underlay specialists Texfelt in recognition of an outstanding environmental achievement –... View Article

IVC Commercial meets the challenge of today’s young professionals

LVT floors from IVC Commercial have been used in one of Manchester’s latest build-to-rent projects, Affinity Living Trinity Riverside. Affinity Living Trinity Riverside offers luxurious PRS accommodation across a mixture of studios, one, two and three-bedroom apartments with 15 different... View Article

The pros and cons of zonal planning

The Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) has published a new report which sets out the strengths and weaknesses of zonal planning systems. Planning Through Zoning provides an insight into the use of zonal planning in a number of different nations... View Article

Ceremony marks new council housing milestone

A topping-out ceremony was held on Thursday at a new 100% affordable block that will become council homes at council rents for 90 Croydon families when it is completed. Next spring, local people on the borough’s housing waiting list will... View Article