Flagship redevelopment undergoes topping out

A regeneration scheme in East London has marked the completion of a new apartment block with a Topping Out ceremony. English Cities Fund (ECf) – a joint venture between Muse Developments, Legal and General Property and the Homes and Communities... View Article

Academy helping local people into employment

Sanctuary Group has joined forces with local partners in Worcester to set up a formal training academy at its development in St John’s, creating genuine career prospects for local people within the construction industry. The leading housing and care provider... View Article

McCarthy & Stone announces record new planning consents

McCarthy & Stone, Britain’s leading builder of retirement housing, has announced a record 31 planning consents in the last five months (January-May 2014). The new consents will deliver a total of 1102 units with a forward sales value of £250... View Article

Vent-Axia donates ventilation for waste house

Leading British ventilation manufacturer Vent-Axia is delighted to announce that it has donated ventilation equipment to the innovative Waste House project, which is launched today, Tuesday 10 June 2014, in an opening ceremony held at Brighton University. The Crawley-based firm... View Article

Ely development reaches its highest point

Sanctuary Group has marked the progress of its new housing development in Lynn Road in Ely with a ‘topping out’ ceremony, celebrating that the highest point of the build has now been reached. The leading housing and care provider started... View Article

Toolstation introduces Crabtree electrical accessories

Toolstation has introduced a range of Crabtree electrical switches, sockets and light fittings in its latest Catalogue 55. Crabtree’s uncompromising approach to quality has established this brand as a trade favourite, and the new range at Toolstation is sure to... View Article

Thin-joint system achieves Passivehaus principles

A prestigious development of five luxury apartments has been constructed to Passivhaus principles using H+H aircrete Jumbo Blocks, Foundation Blocks and the H+H Thin-Joint System. Oyster Reach in Whitstable, Kent, was built by contractor Masonry Frame Systems Ltd in a... View Article

Redefining the riverside

Nine Elms on the South Bank’s transformation of up to 3km of the Thames riverside with striking, modern architecture showcases glass. Michael Willoughby reports on the Riverside development London is a city of huge inequality, with vast income differences between north... View Article

Village life in London’s East End

Just because a home is “affordable”, it doesn’t mean it can’t have a show-stopping bathroom. That has been amply demonstrated on the first phase of a new development in London’s East End. 160 apartments in Lighterman Point, the first phase... View Article

Mayor approves plans for 3,000 new homes in Hackney

Plans to comprehensively regenerate a housing estate in Hackney and build more than 3,000 new homes were approved by the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson last week. Parts of the Woodberry Down Estate, comprising 1,980 properties, date back to the... View Article