Comar 7P.i FSDX – British by Design

The next generation of aluminium bi-fold, folding sliding door has arrived from Comar Architectural Aluminium Systems. Comar FSDX: Superior, stabilised rolling action with the quietest roller in the industry and improved weight bearing capacity means fit-once and reduced call outs.... View Article

Two Towers at La Chapelle International, Paris

In the heart of the Chapelle International neighborhood in the 18th arrondissement of Paris, currently undergoing major renewal, the firms of Brenac & Gonzalez & Associés and MOA Architecture are delivering two towers with a total of 254 apartments attached... View Article

Thames Clippers to Service Barking Riverside

Barking Riverside Limited and Thames Clippers have agreed a long-term contract to extend the capital’s leading River Bus service to the growing East London district. Expected to open Winter 2021, Barking Riverside will be Thames Clippers’ newest stop across the... View Article

NHBC launches new MMC acceptance service for UK construction industry

NHBC, the leading warranty and insurance provider for new homes in the UK, has launched a new service dedicated to the rapidly growing area of Modern Methods of Construction. NHBC Accepts is an all-inclusive, end-to-end service that will help to build confidence in innovative construction and enable... View Article

Ireland’s Housing Market During Corona Crisis

The Republic of Ireland is currently under attack, not from an invading Army but, from the novel Coronavirus also known as COVID-19. But she is not alone in this. This virus, which started in a region in China, has sent... View Article

Why specify a complete roof system?

Stuart Nicholson from Marley answers some of the key questions around specifying a complete roof system. With a greater focus on future liability, more frequent episodes of volatile weather and stronger British Standards safeguarding compliance, there are real benefits for... View Article

Senior provides window of opportunity for the housing market

By offering some of the lowest U-values available, the patented PURe® aluminium window system from Senior Architectural Systems has become a firm favourite in the residential sector. The thermally-efficient windows have been widely specified on a number of housing developments... View Article

Kickstart measures must lead to long term recovery, says FMB

Commenting on today’s Summer Economic Update from the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Brian Berry, Chief Executive of the Federation of Master Builders (FMB), said: “I welcome strongly the package of measures announced today. While these initial investments will kickstart construction and... View Article

LGA responds to Summer Economic Update

Responding to the Summer Economic Update announced by the Chancellor, Cllr James Jamieson, Chairman of the Local Government Association, said: “The social and economic challenge we face as a nation cannot be underestimated. We are pleased that the Chancellor has... View Article

Government ‘building back greener’ claims disappointing

Commenting on the launch of the government’s green jobs package, Crispin Truman, chief executive of CPRE, the countryside charity, said: ‘Decarbonising our homes and buildings is essential to preventing runaway climate change. But right now, our leaky housing stock is... View Article