Balfour Beatty awarded £87million London commercial contract

Balfour Beatty, the international infrastructure group, today announces it has been awarded an £87million St James’s Market contract which forms part of the overall commercial redevelopment, for The Crown Estate and Oxford Properties. The scheme will provide 260,000 sq. ft.... View Article

New landmark development in Shanghai achieves BREEAM rating

The new towers that form part of the Shanghai International Shipping Service Centre’s (SISSC) flagship marina development in China’s largest city have used BREEAM, the world’s foremost environmental assessment standard to demonstrate best practice in sustainable building design, construction and... View Article

Water Minister praises innovative project

Severn Trent Costain have signed a multi-million pound contract with major UK dairy First Milk, to design, build and operate a new wastewater treatment plant at the company’s Haverfordwest Creamery. The innovative wastewater plant is the result of a close... View Article

Local company win Bathstore contract

Last month Graffiti Design installed some Specialist Retail Signage for our first project for large retailer Bath Store in Harrogate, Yorkshire. Bathstore is the largest specialist bathroom retailer in the UK, Their ethos is delivering well designed bathrooms to a... View Article

Next generation insulation for exclusive development

A stylish purpose built development of three houses in Buckingham Road, Leeds is the latest project to benefit from OPTIM-R – an optimum performance Vacuum Insulated Panel (VIP) from market leaders Kingspan Insulation. With great links to the city centre... View Article

A-class office for Telecoms HQ opens in Warsaw

Warsaw’s new office complex for Miasteczko Grupy Orange, Poland’s largest telecommunications company, was officially opened. Arup worked with architect Stanisław Fiszer on the development of the eight-storey, 44,000m² complex which includes two underground car parks. The A-class commercial building, which... View Article

Below ground waterproofing for new build farmhouse

Landmarks (UK) Ltd, a Yorkshire based developer, has used Triton waterproofing systems in the construction of a traditional two storey farmhouse. The property sits on a natural gentle slope, so the basement is fully buried to the rear with a... View Article

Work begins on the first sheltered scheme of the future

Farrow Court is going to revolutionise the way that provision for older people is delivered. The new dementia-friendly accommodation will offer 100 high-quality living units, including learning disability units and recuperative care units for people released from hospital who need... View Article

Marley Eternit helps make Code 4 concept house a reality

Marley Eternit has supplied fibre cement Cedral Weatherboard and Rivendale slates for First-Step’s Code for Sustainable Homes Level 4 Concept House on Aldersley Road, Wolverhampton. The aim of the project is simple: to create a three bedroom family home that... View Article