Big Data Institute completes

Make Architects has completed its fifth building for the University of Oxford and its fourth on the Old Road Campus masterplan. The Big Data Institute (BDI), constructed specifically for the analysis of large and complex biomedical data, is a bespoke... View Article

Prater appointed for iconic London redevelopment

Prater has been appointed to deliver a broad scope of works at the redevelopment of the London Fruit and Wool Exchange in Spitalfields. Appointed by main contractor Sir Robert McAlpine, Prater’s remit will include ground floor, terrace and roof waterproofing,... View Article

ISG delivers £55 million Bristol Business School

ISG has successfully delivered a £55 million project at the University of West England (UWE Bristol) – creating a striking new home for the Faculty of Business and Law. Staff and students working and studying at Bristol Business School (BBS)... View Article

Practical plumbing for 21st century schools

Geberit has provided a total plumbing solution at Gwenfro Primary School in Wrexham, which has undergone a £4.9 million makeover funded by the Welsh Government’s 21st Century Schools and Education Programme. Upgraded from an existing 1950s school, the new Gwenfro... View Article

Stanton Williams awarded planning for Tintagel House

Stirling Prize winning architects Stanton Williams have been granted planning permission for the redevelopment of Tintagel House in London. The architecture studio have been commissioned by The Office Group to transform an existing 12-storey office block into a flexible setting... View Article

JB Shingles take Warwick Castle guests back in time

Marley Eternit’s JB Western Red Cedar Shingles have been specified for the roofs of 28 new medieval-themed lodges at Warwick Castle.  The unique additions to the popular tourist attraction give visitors the chance to experience the medieval age like never... View Article

Buttermarket gets a makeover with LK2

A £25 million revamp of Buttermarket Shopping Centre in the heart of Ipswich has officially completed with the opening of a new 12 screen cinema operated by Empire. The project was delivered by architecture, sports and leisure firm LK2 and contractor... View Article

Polysafe flooring helps primary school welcome new pupils

High performance wood effect safety flooring from UK vinyl flooring manufacturer Polyflor was recently selected for an £8 million new build school project, Newton Leys Primary School & Nursery in Milton Keynes. Approximately 1200m² of Polysafe Wood fx PUR safety... View Article

Redland Saxon Blue takes the woad north

Aesthetically attractive and simple to install, Saxon 10 Slates from Redland were a straightforward choice when it came to roofing a ground-breaking £6.2 million care facility for those with dementia. Architect Steve Howmans of the award-winning Coachhouse 8 practice said,... View Article