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University of Reading secures approval for greenspace extension

Langley Mead, a popular community nature reserve in Shinfield has been given the green light to be extended.
Oxfordshire Garden Village,

Plans in for ‘21st century’ Oxfordshire Garden Village

Plans for the Oxfordshire Garden Village in West Oxfordshire have been lodged by Grosvenor Britain & Ireland.
David Warburton,

Urban Splash hires land director

Regeneration company Urban Splash has appointed David Warburton as land director to focus on acquisitions in the South West of England and neighbouring areas.
Santander campus

Sisk and Osborne+Co to build £150m Santander campus

John Sisk & Son and Osborne+Co have been appointed to the construction of a new Santander campus in Milton Keynes.
Overhead Catenary System, HS2

HS2 launches hunt for Overhead Catenary System contractors

HS2 Ltd has begun the search for specialist contractors to deliver the Overhead Catenary System (OCS) that will provide power to the high-speed trains.
Construction output

‘Silver lining’ despite significant fall in construction output

Graeme Cooke of DEFSoftware discusses the fall in construction output, as the Office for National Statistics reports that construction output decreased by 40% in April compared with the previous year.

Secondary glazing reduces noise at Bolton’s St Patrick’s Church

St Patrick’s Church is located in Bolton, Greater Manchester, it chose Selectaglaze secondary glazing to silence the busses and bypassers for a quiet and peaceful space.
RADBLAD, forth

‘World first’ energy technology to x-ray wind turbines

Forth Engineering, in Cumbria, is developing the RADBLAD technology which will complete a full X-ray survey of wind turbines for both offshore and onshore farms.


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ICE joins UK BIM Alliance affiliation scheme

The UK BIM Alliance has today (24 June) announced a new formal affiliation with the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE).
UK bim alliance,

BESA & SFG20 become UK BIM Alliance affiliates

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) and its facilities management solution SFG20 have become affiliates of the UK BIM Alliance.
affiliate programme,

CIOB joins UK BIM Alliance’s affiliate programme

The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) has joined the UK BIM Alliance’s Affiliate programme to enable a better performing built environment.


Light steel frame, manufacturer,

Light steel frame: Managing risk, quality and performance

Improving levels of occupant safety and increasing build quality are under the microscope. Here, Steve Thompson, managing director of EOS, considers the responsibility of manufacturers.
Commercial Modular Construction,

Modular Building Institute: The voice of commercial modular construction

As the Voice of Commercial Modular Construction™, it is MBI’s mission to expand the use of offsite construction through innovative construction practices.
housing development, BoKlok,

BoKlok UK gains approval for sustainable development in Bristol

BoBlok UK, the joint venture between Skanska and IKEA, has been granted planning permission for its first UK housing development in Bristol.
modern methods of construction, Dame Judith Hackitt,

Actis welcomes Hackitt’s call to increase offsite manufacturing

Modern Methods of Construction play a vital role in ensuring the new normal is greener and more efficient, according to Dame Judith Hackitt and construction minister Nadhim Zahawi.
Panel manufacturer, commercial building,

A very British solution for constructing better commercial buildings

Despite the gradual lifting of restrictions imposed due to Covid-19, some construction sites remain closed because of an inability to source materials from abroad. Which is where British manufacturers come in.
PBC Today May

PBC Today May 2020

Welcome to PBC Today May 2020. In this edition, we examine the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the construction industry, from contract issues and handling site shutdowns to looking ahead to how the sector can contribute to the recovery.
BIM Today June 2020

BIM Today June 2020

In the June edition of BIM Today, with the UK still in lockdown due to Covid-19, this issue takes a look forward to a future hopefully not too far away as we return to some kind of normal.

The evolution of volumetric modular technology

In this ebook, Jackie Maginnis, chief executive of the Modular & Portable Buildings Association, discusses the evolution of volumetric modular technology from its inception to the advanced systems that are proving increasingly popular today.

Modular construction: Has its moment arrived?

In this ebook, Nick Johns, head of digital manufacturing - UK at Graitec, examines the case for modular construction as a game-changer that will shift many aspects of building activity away from traditional projects to offsite, precision manufacturing-led production.

Predictive Weather and Climate Analytics

This ebook from MetSwift looks at how AI, machine learning and analytics, can provide accurate weather insights to inform construction processes.




Asite helps organisations plan, design and build their projects with confidence and ease.

ICW Group – Building Warranties and Building Control

ICW Group – Providing Building Warranties and Building Control with excellent customer service, we provide first-rate customer service.

ConQuest Estimating Software

ConQuest: Intuitive estimating software trusted by estimators, quantity surveyors and finance teams ConQuest estimating software is used by main contractors and subcontractors to cut admin, reduce...


Copronet – We love email. Don’t we?

Copronet discuss their solution to searching documents through multiple criteria - helping to keep your construction project moving.

Build Aviator help to create your ideal kitchen design

With the importance of good kitchen design in our homes, Build Aviator help to deliver with their software and support services.

COVID-19 – An update from the HSE (Health & Safety Executive)

The Access Group discuss the latest advice from the HSE on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and how that looks in a workplace environment