Ventrolla in control: reflecting on 2014

As a new year approaches, Christian Walker, Marketing Manager of period window specialist Ventrolla looks back on 12 months of progress. It has been another successful year for the company which has expanded its workshop space, invested in new machinery... View Article

Living walls are key to improving London’s air quality

London’s air quality presents a huge problem for residents and now contributes to a death rate of 10-18% from illnesses caused by pollutants. The principal source of air pollution is traffic and despite the UK government enforcing low emission zones... View Article

‘Mary Queen of Floods’ makes waves at Whitehall

Reception held at the House of Commons calls for an end to housing development on flood plains and increased flood risk funding. The Association of British Insurers (ABI) yesterday launched its Flood Free Homes campaign. The campaign raises the issue... View Article

Swish Building Products holds more CPD seminars

Swish Building Products is one of the UK’s leading suppliers of PVC roofline and cladding. This includes fascias, bargeboards, window boards and trims, internal and external cladding, and rainwater. Located centrally, Swish is established as the pre-eminent name in the... View Article

New partner appointed to run the Planning Portal

TerraQuest has been appointed as the preferred bidder to take over the running of the Planning Portal. Housing and Planning Minister Brandon Lewis 19 January 2015) confirmed that business support company TerraQuest is the preferred bidder to take over the... View Article

Students awarded for excellence in Architectural Technology (2014)

The winners of the annual Student Award for Excellence in Architectural Technology 2014 have been announced by the Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists. Winner: Shane York ACIAT, from Sheffield Hallam University, for his sustainable and attractive building, Millhouses Works which was designed... View Article

Crittall Announces Significant Capital Investment

Significant capital investment in advanced production equipment and renewable energy has been announced by Crittall, one of the world’s leading steel windows manufacturers. It comes at a time when the company’s forward order book is looking extremely healthy both in... View Article

Massive redevelopment underway at Cwmbran Stadium

Work has started on an exciting redevelopment at Cwmbran Stadium. The project will see a four-court sports hall remodelled into a vertical adventure playground, a soft play centre and a cafe. A 70-station fitness suite will also be created. The... View Article

Britcon on site for £2.6 million science park

Building, civil engineering and structural steelwork contractor, Britcon has started works on site to deliver a £2.6 million, 30,000 sq. ft. extension to the Langage Science Park in Plymouth. Britcon is appointed to design and build the significant project by... View Article

HLM to invest £250,000 in new Training Academy launch

HLM, a leading architectural practice has announced the launch of ‘HLM Academy’ — an in-house professional excellence programme which will help ensure that all employees have the opportunity and resources to reach their full potential. The Training Academy will be... View Article

Wulvern’s Extra Care development is nearing completion

Blacon’s first Extra Care development is nearing completion which will see residents moving in to enjoy living an independent lifestyle in a state of the art environment from April. The scheme, named Deva Point, is the latest flagship development by... View Article