BIID celebrates inspirational 2014 conference

The British Institute of Interior Design’s (BIID) annual conference, Life-Changing Design: Transforming the Human Experience (RIBA, London, Thursday 19th June), has proved a tremendous success, providing diverse, thought-provoking content for a packed audience drawn from across the design world. The... View Article

John Boddy Timber

John Boddy’s supply timber frames in numbered pre-bored sections ready to fix – even doorframes from your plan or drawing. Cladding and decking produced in a range of timber species and certified timber. Finger jointed timber manufactured to specific lengths... View Article

Shiny new affordable homes

Balfour Beatty have installed Reflectashield TF 0.81 on their new timber frame development in Winterfield & Stepsile Estate, West Malling, Kent. The Russett Homes development will provide affordable housing with 34 flats, 18 houses and 4 bungalows in the area. Reflectashield... View Article

ISD builds Aldi’s new distribution centre

Aldi’s new super-efficient cold store warehouse and distribution centre at Goldthorpe, near Barnsley, features a unique single envelope design by ISD Solutions and incorporates high performance insulated panels and a solar PV system from Kingspan. Due to open in 2015,... View Article

3 mountains, 7 trekkers, 24 hours, 1 great cause

Seven hardy souls from damp and gas proof membrane manufacturer Visqueen Building Products are set to attempt the notoriously tough ‘Three Peaks Challenge’ in a bid to raise money for Cancer Research UK. On Friday 27 June 2014, the group... View Article

ISG wins £4.2 million Liverpool Free School

ISG has secured its latest free school project procured through North West Construction Hub (NWCH) – taking the contract to build the new £4.2 million Everton Free School in Liverpool. This latest win builds on ISG’s growing profile within Merseyside,... View Article

Turley writes Pinewood Studios’ expansion script

Planning consultancy Turley has secured permission at appeal for the expansion of the iconic Pinewood Studios in South Buckinghamshire. Production home of Star Wars: Episode VII and the James Bond franchise, Pinewood Studios is the only film, television and media... View Article

Multi-million pound engineering institute launches in Derby

Derby is already the UK’s engineering heartland – but the city is to get an added boost for its advanced manufacturing industry with the launch of a new engineering research and development centre. The Institute for Innovation in Sustainable Engineering... View Article

BAM to deliver £21 million scheme for Barnsley College

Barnsley College has appointed BAM Construction to deliver two new structures under a £21 million contract. It follows the Leeds-based contractor’s recent announcement of a £100 million ‘wave’ of new work across Yorkshire. BAM will create a Sixth Form Centre... View Article