Contractor Bouygues chooses Deceuninck PVC-U over aluminium

More than 700 frames of Deceuninck’s 2500 chamfered windows have been installed in a development of luxury apartments in Southampton. Alexandra Wharf is a collection of two and three bedroom, stylish water-front apartments, forming part of the Ocean Village development... View Article

Futurebuild partners with BEIS and Innovate UK to host Innovation Zone

Futurebuild has been announced as an Official UK Government Innovation Partner as it unveils plans to host ‘The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Innovation Zone’ at the 2019 event. The Innovation Zone will inspire and educate visitors around the Government’s... View Article

Easy installations, when time is money

Well-designed products which are fast and easy to install can save valuable time on site, reducing costs and keeping projects on schedule. When it comes to taps and showers, there are an increasing number of stylish options available which can... View Article

Construction workers warned to prepare for harsh winter

With recent long range weather forecasts suggesting the UK could be facing the coldest winter for almost a decade, roof systems manufacturer Marley is urging construction workers to get prepared for freezing winter temperatures. Bitterly cold weather, ice and shorter... View Article

Barratt Scotland delivers £227m boost to the economy

One of Scotland’s leading housebuilders Barratt Developments, which includes both Barratt Homes and David Wilson Homes, has delivered a £227 million boost to the UK economy over the past year. During that period, the group built 1,729 new homes in... View Article

Rob van Steen joins DKG Group’s team of directors

The DKG Group, the organisation behind successful brand Keller Kitchens, has made internal changes in line with the growth of the business, including expanding and strengthening the team of directors. Rob van Steen, previously Keller Kitchens’ Commercial Manager for the... View Article

Designer Contracts strengthens team

Designer Contracts, the UK’s largest flooring supplier, has announced a new, senior appointment to support its continued success. Lee Hassett joins the head office team as project executive with over 30 years’ experience in the flooring industry. With 11 years... View Article

One unforgettable day for Designer Contracts

Designer Contracts – the UK’s largest flooring contractor – has supported one of the country’s leading children’s charities, ChildLine, by sponsoring its services for one day. (3rd December 2018.) The leading counselling service charity, provided by the NSPCC, helps thousands... View Article

A skilled workforce needs employers

Judith Cummins, MP for Bradford South, has highlighted the need for a radical overhaul of our skills policy to help places like Bradford, one of the top 40 constituencies to be affected by automation in the coming years. Cummins identified that 15% of... View Article

Taylor Wimpey trading statement

Taylor Wimpey is issuing the following update on trading ahead of its full year results for the year ended 31 December 2018, which will be announced on 27 February 2019. Overview Pete Redfern, Chief Executive, commented: “I am pleased to... View Article

Building more social homes is a no brainer

Bringing together sixteen commissioners from across the political spectrum, Shelter have released a report titled, ‘A vision for social housing’, which analyses the state of social housing across the country. The report reinforces the message that the entire housing sector... View Article

Three million new social homes key to solving housing crisis

A landmark report by Shelter’s social housing commission published today calls for an ambitious 3.1 million new homes, extending the offer of social housing to many more people. After the Grenfell Tower fire, the charity brought together 16 independent commissioners... View Article