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The historic cottages will be refurbished into affordable housing

Historic cottages transformed into affordable homes

A £1.1m refurbishment project in Manchester will turn historic cottages into affordable homes after being abandoned for almost a decade.
Houses of Parliament restoration

DBR leading ground assessments in Houses of Parliament restoration

DBR Ltd will oversee the creation of boreholes to assess ground conditions around the Parliamentary Estate, informing essential decisions about the Houses of Parliament restoration and renewal.
planning modifications for accessibility to heritage sites

Careful planning of mod cons gives heritage sites a bright future

Ian Streets, managing director of About Access, looks at the balancing act of making modifications to improve accessibility at heritage sites.
The Printworks

Phase two of Bradford residential development The Printworks has commenced

The Investment Room has appointed LH1 London to launch phase two of The Printworks, a landmark residential development in Bradford.
Railway Heritage Quarter

Willmott Dixon to deliver £35m Railway Heritage Quarter in Darlington

Willmott Dixon has been appointed by Darlington Borough Council to deliver its £35m Railway Heritage Quarter Museum.
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Inland Homes shortlisted for two First-Time Buyer Reader’s Awards

Inland Homes has announced that it has been shortlisted for two First-Time Buyer Reader's Awards, for its work to restore the former Randalls department store in Uxbridge.
regeneration of historic buildings

The sustainable regeneration of historic buildings

The sustainable regeneration of historic buildings is often seen as an oxymoron because there are several factors that act as barriers. Gordon Reid and Steven Campbell, Cundall, discuss the lessons learnt from structural and building service engineering solutions they have delivered on key historic regeneration projects.
Knightsbridge development

Skanska completes £160 million Knightsbridge development

Skanska has completed £160 million Knightsbridge development combining 340,000 sqft of retail, commercial, residential and restaurant space for The Olayan Group.
Barbican Centre renewal project

Winning collaborative design team to deliver multi-million-pound Barbican Centre renewal project

A collaborative design team led by architects Allies and Morrison and Asif Khan Studio, has been appointed to deliver a multi-million-pound Barbican Centre renewal project.
Sutton Dwellings

Durkan to refurbish historic homes at Sutton Dwellings

Durkan has been appointed by Clarion Housing Group to refurbish the Sutton Dwellings, part of Chelsea’s historic Sutton Estate.
Temple Works

[VIDEO] £1m funding boost for Egyptian-style Temple Works in Leeds

Leeds Temple Works - famous for its Egyptian architecture - has been awarded a £1m funding boost from the government’s Culture Recovery Fund and Historic England.
midlands built to rent

Grainger Plc expands portfolio with Midlands built to rent development

Grainger Plc has expanded its portfolio of private rental homes with a new Midlands built to rent development, located in central Birmingham.
new homes in newark

rg+p secure planning permission for new homes in Newark 

rg+p has secured planning permission for new homes in Newark, which will reinstate the town centre's medieval character.
grade i listed library

Beard appointed to replace columns on Grade I listed library

Beard has been appointed to replace 28 historic columns as part of a major Grade I listed library refurbishment, on one of the UK's most important architectural sites.
Renovating historic buildings

Renovating historic buildings sustainably: The challenges and opportunities

Steve McGregor, group MD, DMA Group, believes that renovating historic buildings pose unique challenges when it comes to sustainability, here he explores the opportunities that are available.
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.
world's deepest swimming poolvideo

[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.
historic Crystal Palace Subway

DBR bags historic Crystal Palace Subway restoration contract

Heritage construction contractor, DBR Ltd, announces it has won the contract to restore the historic Crystal Palace Subway.
ancient burial mound

Archaeologists uncover ancient burial mound at Oxford Uni’s ‘lost college’  

Archaeologists who uncovered Oxford University’s ‘lost college’ believe that they have discovered a 4,000-year-old ancient burial mound beneath it.
art deco office

ISG bags £50m historic Art Deco office refurbishment

ISG will restore the historic Art Deco office through a £50m refurbishment project of Northcliffe House.
Hull Maritime Museum

Multi-million-pound refurbishment of Hull Maritime Museum is underway

A multi-million-pound refurbishment project of Hull Maritime Museum is underway by Yorkshire based company, Simpson.
exhibition space

New landmark exhibition space celebrated by the city of Stoke-on-Trent

The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery in Stoke-on-Trent celebrate £5.4m landmark exhibition space constructed by Morgan Sindall, and project managed by Pick Everard, which now houses an original WW2 aircraft.
3D laser

Preserving the UK’s rail heritage using 3D laser scanning

Richard Palmer, rail sector manager at Dura Composites, explores how the latest 3D laser scanning technology can be used to preserve the UK's Victorian rail heritage.

Historic building in London’s financial district improved thermally with secondary glazing

Selectaglaze has worked on secondary glazing on the 17th century Moorgate Place building in the heart of the capital.
heritage buildings

Conserve and refurb: Reinvigorating heritage buildings

Changing briefs in a post-pandemic world recognise the value of repurposing heritage buildings, say Amy Punter, Olivia Evans and Kate Glensman of engineering consultancy Hoare Lea.
Roman trading settlement

HS2 archaeologists uncover Roman trading settlement

HS2 archaeologists have uncovered a wealthy Roman trading settlement near a village in South Northamptonshire.