Popular school expansion will cut long waiting list

The vastly over-subscribed Alcester Grammar School is expanding to welcome in more pupils. Alcester Grammar, which includes a a sixth form of 500 plus, is ontinuously rated by Ofsted as outstanding and has over 400 students chasing 90 places in... View Article

Composite decking to lust after

‘Delivering first class quality, surpassing customer expectations’ Hands up those companies that don’t strive to achieve these types of goals. Where Dura Composites is different is that it does actually achieve this level time and time again. How to prove... View Article

Ibstock in pole position for 2013 Brick Awards

Ibstock, the UK’s largest brickmaker, is leading the way with shortlisted entries ahead of the Brick Development Association’s (BDA) 2013 Brick Awards. A total of 33 Ibstock projects which highlight the aesthetic appeal, versatility and performance of Ibstock’s range went... View Article

Refurbishment at Holme Mills, Bedforshire

Standing on the banks of the River Iver, Holme Mills was first mentioned in the Domesday Book and was one of Bedfordshire’s major producers of animal feed and flour. In the 19th century the Mills suffered two catastrophic fires, presenting... View Article

Construction product sales continue to strengthen in Q3

The Construction Products Association’s latest State of Trade Survey released today indicates that sales of construction products continued to strengthen during the third quarter of 2013 following the recovery in Q2. Private housing and infrastructure were still the key drivers... View Article

King’s Cross Square is unveiled to the public

London’s newest public realm, King’s Cross Square, is the final phase of Network Rail’s £550million redevelopment of King’s Cross Station and has opened on 26th September. The new 75,000 sq ft space will provide passengers and visitors to the area... View Article

NHBC new home registrations rise 25%

New home registrations in the UK have risen by 25% for the year up to and including August, new figures released by NHBC reveal today. The figures show continued improvement around the country compared to the same period in 2012.... View Article

University of Essex new student accommodation unveiled

Uliving and the University of Essex are proud to announce the official opening of The Meadows, a new student accommodation scheme in Colchester. Uliving at Essex is a consortium made up of Bouygues Development, housing provider Derwent Living and investment... View Article

Major demolition works underway in Enterprise Zone

Highly anticipated demolition work has commenced at a key site in the Northampton Enterprise Zone. Over coming months, a series of properties will be cleared at St Peter’s Waterside, making way for a flagship 20,000 sqm office development. Starting this... View Article