Major Whitechapel regeneration granted approval

L&Q have secured approval for a significant mixed-use scheme on a strategic site close to Whitechapel’s Crossrail station, which is due to open next year. Designed by award winning architects Stockwool, Whitechapel Central is set to transform the former Safestore... View Article

Calderpeel Architects nets trio of luxury homes schemes

Cheshire-based Calderpeel Architects has been appointed to design a trio of luxury housing schemes in the region worth around £14.5m. The practice has been appointed by high-end developer Altin Homes to design 24 contemporary four and five bedroom properties in... View Article

Latham supplies flooring for rustic barn conversion

James Latham has supplied 110m² of Amboise French Oak wood flooring from their Bausen range to complete a barn conversion in Ulnes Walton, Lancashire. The flooring was specially cut and engineered to fit around the original brick walls of Calverts... View Article

SIG360 helps Gloucestershire homes stay out of the cold

A specialist offering by the SIG360 Technical Centre has helped a housing development overcome a thermal product shortage, without compromising on its energy performance. The team at SIG360, which offers energy efficiency guidance for new and retrofit projects, provided assistance... View Article

Making a Passivhaus a home

A stylish Passivhaus home in South Manchester has achieved exceptional levels of airtightness through a combination of careful detailing and a high performance structure, provided by the Kingspan TEK Building System. Steve and Mel Howarth hired certified Passivhaus designers, PHI... View Article

Business success means expansion for Reynaers

Leading aluminium systems company Reynaers has outgrown its existing office and warehouse facilities in Birmingham, thanks to significant growth over recent years. The new headquarters is a major investment of £6 million for Reynaers, and proves the ongoing commitment the... View Article

Prison-to-homes project approved

A scheme which will see a former Portsmouth prison turned into hundreds of homes have been approved by the Portsmouth City Council. Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios will convert the 19th century Kingston Prison into 230 homes. The works will include a mix... View Article

Riverside development to lure London tourists

Londoners have been flocking to the capital’s parks and lidos to cool down from the high temperatures and stifling humidity. But there could be a cooler alternative on the horizon at a brand new waterfront destination in Barking – just 25 minutes... View Article

School extension boosts Leeds with 200 new places

Hundreds of primary school places will be provided after the timely expansion of a Leeds school. Asquith Primary School’s new building will secure 200 additional places as part of a city-wide schools expansion programme. The new two-storey building, developed by... View Article

Football stars reveal Manchester project design

The St Michael’s Partnership, formed by Gary Neville, Ryan Giggs and Brendan Flood has joined with Rowsley, BCEGI and Manchester City Council, to reveal the first images of their new city centre development. The, 700,000 sq ft St Michael’s development will comprise of... View Article

Plans submitted for over 420 homes in Leith

Revised proposals for 425 new homes at the Leith waterfront in Edinburgh have been submitted. If approved, the homes will be built on brownfield land in Leith’s former docklands and feature 106 affordable homes, 27 studios apartments, 27 colonies, 35 townhouses and 230 one, two and... View Article