Blueprint for rejuvenated Southall published

A blueprint for a rejuvenated Southall that maximises the enormous potential of Crossrail has been published by the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson and Ealing Council. The Southall Opportunity Area Planning Framework (SOAPF) sets out the planning, regeneration and design... View Article

Award-winning ECO build outperforms expectations

A landmark Gainsborough housing project has taken top spot at this year’s Lincolnshire Energy Awards, as its energy performance beats all predictions. Winner of this year’s Construction Project of the Year at June’s Lincolnshire Energy Saving Awards, the Cross Street... View Article

HUB to develop second phase of Old Vinyl Factory

HUB has this week exchanged contracts on the development of 213 new homes in Cathedral Group (Holdings) Ltd and Development Securities’ Old Vinyl Factory development in Hayes, west London. The housing developer – which specialises in creating homes for London’s... View Article

ISG Wins £6.7 Million Hertfordshire Care Home

ISG has been awarded a £6.7 million project to construct a new 75-bed care home for Quantum Care in Letchworth; the company’s fifth scheme for the not-for-profit residential care provider, which includes a £4.7 million development the contractor is currently... View Article

Architects showcase striking designs for Heathrow City

Three leading firms of architects have released designs for the redevelopment of Heathrow Airport into a new town that could potentially support 90,000 new jobs, provide homes for up to 190,000 people and add £7.5 billion to the UK economy. The designs... View Article

The making of Abbotswood Park

Marley Eternit’s Edgemere slates have been used to help create a distinctive village identity for a mixed use development adjacent to the Warner Bros studio in Leavesden, home to the ‘Making of Harry Potter’ tour. A significant proportion of the... View Article

Derelict land transformed into family homes

A run-down area of Knowle has been transformed into a development of affordable family homes by Bath-based housing and support organisation Curo. Among the first residents to have moved into the new houses is working mum, Louise Partridge (picture supplied),... View Article

Flagship mixed-use scheme contract win for NG Bailey

NG Bailey’s Engineering division has clinched a £4.5 million mechanical & electrical (M&E) installation contract as part of a flagship £25 million development that is helping to advance Reading’s bid to gain ‘city’ status. Working alongside main contractor, Galliford Try,... View Article

Quality awards for 14 Redrow site managers

Taking Pride in the Job has paid off for 14 Redrow Homes’ site managers who have been ranked among the top 3% in the UK. Some 15,000 site managers were assessed by judges in the National House Building Council (NHBC)... View Article