Metropolitan Police have reportedly asked to vet any release of information relating to Kensington and Chelsea Council action on fire safety advice The Metropolitan Police is reportedly vetting Freedom of Information (FoI) requests to Kensington and Chelsea Council (RBKC) that would outline action taken to mitigate fire risks at Grenfell Tower. These...
There has been considerable focus on the importance of accessible housing in the last few weeks – and with good reason, says Christina McGill of Habinteg
The Competition & Markets Authority (CMA) is conducting a review of the new home structural warranty market and in particular undertakings given by the National House-Building Council (NHBC). Here, Geoff Wilkinson looks at the progress to date pending the final announcements expected in October 2017
Mitigating flood risk is becoming ever-more important in the UK, but so is water conservation. Will Rogers of AECOM and the Environmental Industries Commission says Sustainable Drainage Systems can contribute to both these aims
Jean Hewitt, Director of the Centre for Accessible Environments, explores the subject of toilet design and supply and some of the issues for today’s society
The Grenfell Tower tragedy: Have the council and the tenant management organisation committed the...
Following the Grenfell fire, the Metropolitan Police have stated there are “reasonable grounds” to suspect corporate manslaughter may have been committed. Caroline Dunne, a Consultant Solicitor specialising in regulatory offences, examines the law in this area
Working with the University of Stirling, Space Architects has helped to create the first-of-its-kind Iridis apps to improve the design of homes for people living with dementia. Director Stephen Brooks explains their development
The availability of measurement models that accurately reflect return-on-investment (ROI) is often the largest hurdle in the design, construction and maintenance of Buildings of the Future
A former council estate in Plymouth is part-way through a major regeneration which is giving its new and returning residents a feeling of security and sense of pride about their new community
Earlier this year, Anne Budd was elected to the board of the Association of Noise Consultants (ANC). She talks to PBC Today about her priorities in her new role
SFS intec was the only product manufacturer invited to contribute to a key report offering expert guidance to the UK specification market
The White Rose Shopping Centre’s prestigious £13.7m extension has used SFS intec’s powder-coated fasteners to help deliver a striking finish
Secured by Design aims to create a safer society by incorporating a proven crime prevention programme into the built environment
BSRIA has launched its White Paper titled, ‘Trends towards wearables and wellbeing in buildings – a threat or opportunity for the HVAC industry?’