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Tilbury Douglas to deliver multi-million-pound Leeds Beckett University Law School project

Tilbury Douglas has been appointed, via the PAGABO Framework, to lead the construction of the Leeds Beckett University Law School project.
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Sam Dibaj has been appointed to the CIOB board of trustees

Sam Dibaj, a project manager in Galliford Try’s Environment business unit, has been appointed to the CIOB Board of Trustees.
besa awards

BESA Awards are back following two-year hiatus

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) Awards are back in full swing following a pandemic enforced two-year break.
Home Group HQvideo

Time-lapse footage shows latest progress on new Home Group HQ in...

Recent time-lapse footage showcases recent progress made on the new Home Group HQ in Newcastle, being delivered by Ask Real Estate and BAM Construction.
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Work begins on £5m teaching facility at Joseph Chamberlain College

West Midlands-based construction company, mac-group, has started work on a £5m teaching facility at Joseph Chamberlain College in Birmingham.
service charge code

RICS launch revised service charge code for housing association tenants

Housing association tenants of long leasehold flats are to be included under a revised service charge code, alongside other proposed changes announced as part of a consultation by RICS.
Wavendon new build

Lodge Park Homes secures £3.3m funding for Wavendon new build scheme

Lodge Park Homes has secured a £3.3m funding package from Paragon to support its Wavendon new build scheme, Laine Rise in Milton Keynes.
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Mace and Willmott Dixon jointly appointed to NHS ProCure23 Framework

Mace Construct and Willmott Dixon have secured a joint appointment by Crown Commercial Service to all three lots of the NHS ProCure23 Framework, which marks a significant step forward for collaborative construction in England’s healthcare sector.
social housing draft, electrical safety checks

Social Housing Draft paves the way for mandatory electrical safety checks

The Social Housing Draft regulation bill, published 29 March, will pave the way to remove inequalities in the law, whereby private tenants are protected by mandatory five-yearly electrical safety checks but social tenants are not.
europe's sustainable buildings

Everything you need to know about Europe’s sustainable buildings

Borja Izaola, Project Manager from GBCe (Green Building Council España), tells us what we need to know about Europe's sustainable buildings.
industrial land

Why action is needed on the UK’s industrial land supply crisis

Tom Jansons, development manager of Jansons Property, discusses the issues surrounding the industrial and logistics real estate sector, and the swelling need for industrial land across the South East.
smart technology solution, carbon emissions

Kier and Elliott unveil smart technology solution to reduce carbon emissions

Kier Construction, alongside Elliott, has revealed a smart technology solution to cut carbon emissions by up to 25% on its site accommodation at the Winterstoke Hundred Academy expansion.
HS2 grant

Chorleywood Cricket Club secures £75k HS2 grant to build new clubhouse

Chorleywood Cricket Club, Hertfordshire, has secured a £75,000 HS2 grant to build a new clubhouse and training facility.
listed building planning permission

Why the listed building planning permission process needs to be reformed

Karen Bell, creative director at David Salisbury, discusses why the listed building planning permission process needs to change and explores the challenges involved.
Bingham Primary Schoolvideo

[Video] Drone footage shows progress on new Bingham Primary School development

Drone footage shows significant progress on the new Bingham Primary School, developed by Morgan Sindall.
uk steel prices

How will the Russia-Ukraine war impact UK steel prices?

As the Russia-Ukraine war continues to unfold, metal producers are reporting major price spikes as the conflict causes a domino effect on UK steel prices and the construction supply chain.
families and homes hub, ground breaking ceremony

Hill Group commence construction on new Families and Homes Hub

The Hill Group celebrate a ground breaking ceremony for the new Families and Homes Hub, located on Wood Street, Walthamstow, which will provide a range of important customer facing Council services to the area.
Louise Hardy

Balfour Beatty appoint Louise Hardy as non executive director

Balfour Beatty has announced the appointment of Louise Hardy as non executive director, with effect from 1 April 2022.
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How can we close the building energy performance gap?

David McEwan, UK consultancy director, at IES, explores why the building energy performance gap exists and how we can go about closing it.
High-rise building fire

High-rise building fire breaks out in central London

Firefights were called to a high-rise building fire on Whitechapel High Street, Aldgate, in Central London as flames and smoke surrounded the 17th floor.
school demolition

Leeds Benton Park School demolition underway

The demolition of Benton Park School is in progress to make way for a full-size 3G pitch, as students and staff move into the new £28.5m rebuild.
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[Video] World’s deepest swimming pool opens in Dubai

The world’s deepest swimming pool, clocking in at a depth of 60m and holding 14m litres of water, has opened in Dubai.
leeds office development

BAM’s new Leeds office development tops out

CEG welcomed Leeds City Council and other stakeholders to its new Leeds office development, constructed by BAM, for a topping out ceremony.
RICS guidance

Valuing sustainability changes: Implications for managers

RICS has released RICS Guidance Note: Sustainability and ESG in Commercial Property Valuation and Strategic Advice, 3rd Edition in follow up to 2013’s version 2. Maryanne Bowring, Ringley, explores the implications for property managers of this evolution of guidance, and what this means in practice.
end of year performance

MSPS announce ‘record set’ of end of year performance results

Morgan Sindall Property Services (MSPS) has announced its end of year performance for 2021, showcasing a ‘record set of results’ for the construction and regeneration group.
Pocket homes in Lambeth

Pocket Living secures planning permission for Pocket homes in Lambeth

Pocket Living has received planning permission to deliver 35 one-bedroom Pocket homes for first-time buyers in Lambeth.

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