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Planning & Construction is a crucial and somewhat challenging part in the execution of construction projects. It incorporates a whole host of tasks, from the estimation of resources and duration of tasks to the choice of technology and predicted budget of a project. Developing the planning & construction strategy is a vital task in the management of construction. It may also be helpful when making organisational judgments about the relationships between project participants and even which organisations to include in a project. Our team of editors offer a wide range of planning & construction-based articles. We look at projects applying for planning permission, projects successfully completed and the planning system as a whole. There are plenty of newsy pieces and features delving deeper into the world of construction for you to get your teeth into… enjoy!

mental illness in construction

Data reveals extent of mental illness in construction

A survey of 3,400 construction workers by Randstad has revealed that mental illness in construction is a growing problem
social housing Green Paper

Javid launches social housing Green Paper

Communities and Local Government Secretary, Sajid Javid, has announced at the NHF conference that the government will launch a social housing Green Paper
access to premises

Cibes UK calls for improved access to premises in London

This year Transport for London (TfL) announced that 25% of its tube stations are now step-free. With transport leading the way, Cibes UK Sales and Marketing Director Gary Sullivan is calling on improved access to premises
Construction Media Index

Construction Media Index – sourcing product information

Research from Competitive Advantage shows how construction professionals source product information. Here, Chris Ashworth discusses some of the findings
social rented homes

Government ‘neglects’ social rented homes

According to the National Housing Federation (NHF), the government must act urgently to address the lack of new housing and social rented homes
UK construction industry

Cyber-attacks: Limiting the exposure of the UK construction industry

How switched on is the UK construction industry to its role in the fight against cyber-attacks? Emma Roe, Partner and Head of Commercial at law firm Shulmans, takes a look
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iKozie home to tackle homelessness

The initial innovative iKozie home is ready to house its first occupant, helping to ease homelessness in Worcester, UK
green belt

An important Green Belt backwater

Stephen Brooker, Director of Walsingham Planning, argues it is time to update our thinking about the Green Belt
London YIMBY

London YIMBY – A new approach to tackling the housing crisis

The YIMBY campaign aims to get the right homes in the right places by giving individual streets new powers over planning. London YIMBY's John Myers explains
approach to planning

New approach to planning to accelerate delivering homes

Community Secretary Sajid Javid has announced a new innovative approach to planning homes that will ensure they’re built where most needed, save councils millions of pounds and deliver affordable homes
European Construction

European Construction Institute joins BRE

The European Construction Institute (ECI) has become part of the BRE alongside Constructing Excellence taking effect from 1 September
First Time Buyer Index

First Time Buyer Index reveals hope for first time buyers

The latest quarterly First Time Buyer Index published by specialist bank Aldermore, has revealed that the outlook for first time buyers is becoming increasingly optimistic
UK construction trade

Grenfell fire disaster drives UK construction trade

The UK construction trade appears optimistic about hiring plans, as repairs to housing following the Grenfell disaster, enhances demand for building work
Scotland Innovation Centre

Scotland Innovation Centre to debut at DCW

Following its official launch this week, The Construction Scotland Innovation Centre will be showcasing its expertise and equipment as part of the DCW event

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Planning & Construction News

Planning & Construction is a crucial and somewhat challenging part in the execution of construction projects. It incorporates a whole host of tasks, from the estimation of resources and duration of tasks to the choice of technology and predicted budget of a project.

Developing the planning & construction strategy is a vital task in the management of construction. It may also be helpful when making organisational judgments about the relationships between project participants and even which organisations to include in a project.

Our team of editors offer a wide range of planning & construction-based articles. We look at projects applying for planning permission, projects successfully completed and the planning system as a whole. There are plenty of newsy pieces and features delving deeper into the world of construction for you to get your teeth into… enjoy!