Schueco announces new excellence awards for 2015

Leading sustainable building envelope specialist Schueco UK has announced that, in conjunction with RIBA Journal, it is again running the Schueco Excellence Awards for Design and Innovation. The 2015 Awards will be presented at a special lunchtime event to be... View Article

Redrow strikes gold at WhatHouse? Awards

Having just celebrated its 40th anniversary in November, Redrow was named “the best of the big guns” when it scooped the gold award for ‘best large housebuilder’ at the WhatHouse? Awards 2014. The company also won the silver award for... View Article

UBM celebrates successful Autumn interiors events

UBM, the world’s leading organiser of furniture and interiors trade events including May Design Series, is celebrating a string of successful autumn events held across the globe as Furniture China, Decorex International, Index Fairs India and Sleep all exceeded expectations... View Article

Family Home in East London Scoops Top Award

A Georgian end-of-terrace in Wapping, East London, sympathetically restored and newly extended to create a contemporary family home, won the Best Housing Development 1-5 Units category at the 2014 Brick Development Awards held at the Marriott Grosvenor Square Hotel in... View Article

Redrow scores award for going green

A national housebuilder has been rewarded for its efforts to reduce its carbon footprint at a prestigious awards ceremony. Redrow Homes, headquartered in Flintshire, North Wales, won the ‘Green Award’ at the 2014 Daily Post Business Awards, which were sponsored by... View Article

Summerhill Park shines at Knowsley Awards

A development of nearly 500 homes, which is employing up to 120 people per day and supporting local shops and services, was named Housing Development of the Year at the Knowsley Business and Regeneration Awards. Redrow’s Summerhill Park, is situated... View Article

Resilience14: MPA The Concrete Centre announced as sponsor

BRE is delighted to announce that MPA The Concrete Centre is sponsoring Resilience14, the one-day, content driven conference, showcasing the technologies and solutions that can protect and mitigate against flooding, storms and extreme temperatures. Andrew Minson, Executive Director at MPA... View Article

SEHBAC wins NHIC ‘Best Glazing Project’ award

Congratulations to GGF Member SEHBAC on winning the GGF Award for “Best Home Improvement Glazing Project” at the National Home Improvement Council (NHIC) Awards in London on 13th November. John Savage, SEHBAC Managing Director commented: “We’re delighted to have won... View Article

Brighton gazumping capital of the UK

Although our nation’s capital may be top of the pile where house prices are concerned, research by leading online estate agent eMoov.co.uk has found that it is in fact Brighton that leads the way as the gazumping capital of Britain.... View Article

The Boardwalk House

Winner of the Sunday Times British Homes Awards “EcoHaus” design category the Broadwalk House is a modern lakeside home. Beating seven other shortlisted finalists in an online vote, the home has been created by the design team from NPS Leeds,... View Article

NASC 2014 Apprentice of the Year announced

The NASC announced the results of its inaugural Apprentice of the Year Award at its Annual General Meeting in Manchester on Friday 21st November. The new NASC Apprentice of the Year scheme – sponsored by both the Construction Industry Training... View Article

Cestria named as top 100 apprenticeship employer

Chester-le-Street housing provider, Cestria Community Housing part of the Isos Group, is one of seven companies from the North East which has been named in the prestigious Top 100 Apprenticeship Employers list. The Association’s successful mentoring scheme, which offers young... View Article

A taste of Italian living at the January Furniture Show

The all-new January Furniture Show sees a brand new industry name added to its ever growing list of exhibitors for this year’s must-attend event to be held 13-15 January at the Birmingham NEC. Leather upholstery manufacturer, Italia Living, is exhibiting... View Article

Expert advice from BM TRADA at Homes 2014

BM TRADA will be offering expert advice on issues ranging from the testing, installation and maintenance of doors and windows to undertaking structural timber and condition surveys at Homes 2014, taking place at London Olympia on 26-27 November. From its... View Article