Brewster Bye is at home with new housing framework wins

Leeds based Brewster Bye Architects has been appointed onto seven frameworks that will deliver hundreds of affordable homes throughout the UK over the next 12 months, which reinforces the firm’s position as one of the UK’s leading architecture practices in... View Article

The importance of the stove and chimney working together

From Dennis Milligan, President of the BFCMA (British Flue and Chimney Manufacturers Association) The stove and the chimney/flue should not be viewed in isolation. They should be considered as a unified working system. The stove and the chimney/flue have to... View Article

The heat is on

From David Bowen, CTO and Founder, Logicor It’s staggering to observe how far the UK energy market has evolved over the last ten years. Back in 2009 76% of energy to the national grid came from fossil fuels, jump forward... View Article

Seven reasons not to miss UK Construction Week

If you’re not yet registered to attend the UK’s largest construction event, here are seven things that might convince you to head to the NEC on 8-10 October. 1. Products New products are always being developed to meet different and... View Article

Edinburgh Marina wins yet another planning appeal

Edinburgh Marina Holdings, the developer of Edinburgh Marina, recently announced that they have secured another successful planning appeal with detailed consent granted by the Scottish Government to develop The Moorings, comprising 100 spacious one, two and three bedroom apartments with... View Article

Glass alignment made simple with CRL Spig-Lite Pro

With the trend for minimalistic architecture going strong, many designs involve a frameless glass balustrade system that doesn’t require a handrail to meet the legal loading requirements, and that is easy to adjust. To help achieve this, architectural hardware specialist... View Article

New modular homes to transform Patchbox pub site

Work to deliver innovative modular homes on the site of the former Patchbox pub will start next month (October). The four two-bedroom houses are being manufactured by ESS Modular and will be transported and lifted into position at Rowley View,... View Article

Contemporary tiling

Interest in tiling as a stylish, hygienic and durable finish for domestic walls and floors has never been stronger. Here the Tile Association (TTA) outlines some of the issues which housebuilders and developers need to be aware of. Driven by... View Article

Executive: New design manual to shape new homes

A ground-breaking design manual for 600 new homes to be delivered across York has been developed. It will set the standard of the new housing from City of York Council’s Housing Delivery Programme, and has been published alongside a progress... View Article

Work underway on the first of over 1,000 new NE homes

In just six summer weeks, regeneration and housing specialist, Galliford Try Partnerships North, has started construction on four North East sites that will deliver 230 new homes and announced the partners it will work with to build 375 more. Projects... View Article