The joy of modular

Joymount in Carrickfergus, Northern Ireland, is a 40-home social and affordable housing development under construction for Clanmil Housing Association. Raymond Millar, construction director at the project’s offsite contractor, The McAvoy Group, explains how the company is using modern methods of... View Article

Cleverly designed CANDOR-S tap from BLANCO

One of the stunning designs from BLANCO’s stainless steel tap portfolio is the CANDOR-S which features a brushed steel finish. The tap has a high-arched curved spout with a cleverly concealed pull-out hand spray; perfect for washing up and preventing... View Article

Small sites will help solve the housing crisis

Through its geovation accelerator programme, which awards grants to help Ordnance Survey and HM Land Treasury make better use of their data, the Government has announced funding for 7 property and geospatial start-ups. This includes RenKap, an online marketplace working... View Article

Legacy Wharf plays major role in regeneration of Stratford

New residents in Stratford are set to enjoy the benefits of living in one of London’s most up-and-coming areas, with further regeneration and investment recently announced. Bellway is building a collection of one, two and three-bedroom apartments at Legacy Wharf... View Article

Housing a pawn in Tory Brexit leadership scrap

Former Housing Minister Dominic Raab has called for “radical” housing reforms in an attempt to help renters get on the housing ladder and increase the rate of home building. Attacking the Conservative failure to stand up to developers and ensure... View Article

The Brexit conundrum for construction

It’s not been clear for months what is happening regarding Brexit and its potential effects upon the UK construction industry. Here, Rick Smith, Managing Director of Forbes Burton, a Midlands-based company rescue and insolvency specialist, explains what the effects are... View Article

Five reasons to invest in boiler cover

Boiler insurance is gaining traction – and popularity – among homeowners in recent years. The reason behind this growth in popularity is the increasingly appealing boiler cover plans from companies like Certi. While it may not have made much sense... View Article

Glass Act for High Rise Refurbishment Project

The first tower block to be built in Paisley, West Scotland, has undergone partial refurbishment, using ultra lightweight external cladding from Chromatics Glass Ltd. George Court was built in 1959 and has been one of the most popular high rise... View Article