Basements guidance document launched

The Basement Information Centre (TBIC) announces the publication of its Basements for Dwellings Guidance Document. This publication replaces and is an update of the Approved Document: Basements for dwellings. Basements for Dwellings provides guidance on the design and construction of... View Article

Archibet by Federico Babina

Archibet by Federico Babina and published by Laurence King in January 2015 is an imaginative, illustrated alphabet of famous architects from around the world. Architect and graphic designer Federico Babina’s love of illustration dates back to the comics he read... View Article

ISG takes £7.2 million Home Group Scheme in Watford

ISG has been appointed by affordable housing provider Home Group to build a multi-million pound development of new homes and retail units in in the heart of Watford town centre. The £7.2 million scheme will regenerate a strategic area on... View Article

GGF looks forward to G14 Awards

With the G14 Awards just over a week away, the GG, as main sponsors of the event and with 19 Member Companies being nominated as finalists, is naturally looking forward to the prestigious Gala Dinner Awards at Park Lane Hilton... View Article

A Day to Remember

Mid-afternoon, 30th September and as delegates departed Glaziers Hall opinions floated around the high ceilings. “Difficult to top” enthused one, “brilliant day” said another with some of the less euphoric adding, “good conference” and “really enjoyed that”. The comments were... View Article

Conlon completes multi-million redevelopment of Bowcliffe Hall

Conlon Construction has completed a £6m project to redevelop Grade II-listed Bowcliffe Hall in Wetherby. Appointed by Bayford Group, the multi-phase project comprised construction of ‘The Blackburn Wing’, a striking aeroplane wing-shaped conference centre and various refurbishment works across the... View Article

Second move in Minsk for Leslie Jones

Leslie Jones Architecture have been commissioned to prepare the masterplan and concept designs for an exclusive tennis centre and sports facility in Minsk, the second project for the architects in the Belarusian capital The scheme will be situated on a... View Article

GGF Pleased with Glasstec

The Glass and Glazing Federation (GGF) was pleased with the success of Glasstec Dusseldorf last month. The GGF exhibited at the show to support its Members who were visiting and exhibiting at the world’s largest glass and glazing industry event.... View Article

GGF launches four new publications

The GGF has released 4 new and updated publications to help and guide Members’, homeowners and the wider construction industry. The new publications include; The Quality of Vision High quality products and services are of paramount importance to the GGF... View Article

Alutec announces new CPD

Alutec has launched a new RIBA accredited CPD seminar developed to help architects and specifiers maintain their professional accreditation and stay completely informed about the unique benefits of aluminium eaves solutions. Aluminium eaves systems offer distinct advantages over more traditional... View Article

Skanska UK continues to perform strongly

Skanska UK’s construction business recorded an operating income (profit) of £30.8 million in the first nine months of 2014 and revenue of £1,001.3 million. This equates to an operating margin of 3.1 per cent. During this period, £1,229.2 million of... View Article

Work to redevelop Lytham St Annes School complete

A £4.25m project to expand and redevelop Heyhouses Endowed CofE Primary School, Lytham St Annes, has been completed by Conlon Construction. Designed by Preston-based architecture and planning consultancy, Cassidy + Ashton, the 16 month project has expanded the school, from... View Article

New pool is cool for school

Students at a North East school can learn to swim in comfort thanks to a complete refurbishment of their old 1960s baths. The £400,000 refurbishment of the swimming pool area and baths at Harton Technology College, in Lisle Road, South... View Article