The Government has released the latest figures of the Building Safety Programme, revealing that there are still 437 high-rise buildings with Aluminium Composite Material (ACM) cladding systems.
The Government has revealed it will enforce the full recommendations made by Dame Judith Hackitt in her review of building regulations and fire safety published following the Grenfell Tower fire.
Hearings for the second phase of the Grenfell Inquiry are unlikely to start before the end of next year, according to its chairman
The Consumer Code for Home Builders, which sets customer service standards for the marketing, purchase, and sale of new homes, has been approved by the Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI).
Birmingham City Council has joined the National Building Approval scheme to incorporate crime prevention techniques into all its new social housing developments.
A ban on combustible materials being used on new high-rise buildings and support to help councils remove aluminium cladding from private residences have been welcomed by local authorities - but fire chiefs have called on the government to do more.
A new poll has revealed doubts over plans to give local authorities more power to oversee the safety of high-rise buildings, following the Grenfell Tower fire.
Dame Judith Hackitt, author of the independent review of Building Regulation and fire safety, has warned that without changes to the regulatory system, another tragedy like the Grenfell Tower fire cannot be ruled out.
The Centre for Accessible Environments discusses the findings of an audit in York that examined the provision of adequate, appropriate parking.
We take a look at the different types of insurance that may be required or upheld in connection with a construction and engineering project.
Rob McCormack, director of Consultancy, Investigation, Training, discusses the key issues to address to ensure the successful installation of cavity wall insulation
“Basement waterproofing” is the generic name given to using a variety of techniques to prevent water from penetrating into a basement. Having a basement waterproofed correctly will ensure that a damp, dark cellar can be converted into dry, habitable space.
The Victorian Society’s 2018 list of endangered Victorian and Edwardian buildings highlights historically important structures in need of urgent care.
100% Hackitt – an industry initiative to encourage the government to deliver all of the recommendations contained within Dame Judith's report – has been launched by Local Authority Building Control (LABC) and the British Board of Agrément (BBA)