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Whitefriargate, Hull

Plans for Hull’s HSBC building revealed

The former HSBC building on Whitefriargate in Hull city centre will be redeveloped to create a thriving home for creative, digital and tech businesses.
Truro plan, Cornwall, Truro,

Prime Minister confirms plans to improve Cornwall’s economy

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced a £23.6m investment in Truro to boost the local economy, create jobs and improve local skills, helping the county build back better from the pandemic.

Secondary glazed units create a splash at Kidderpore Hall

Selectaglaze has provided the secondary glazed units for the Kidderpore Hall which sits 250 feet above sea level overlooking North London.
Museum of London works

Keltbrays wins major package of works on new Museum of London

Keltbray has landed a £17.5m deal to deliver enabling deconstruction and new structural works on the first phase of the new home for the Museum of London.

Creating a warm and quiet study environment with secondary glazing

Selectaglaze’s secondary glazing solution creates a warm, quiet and safe learning environment at Harris Manchester College.

Plans underway for the North Walsham high street

North Norfolk District Council has appointed Influence to the townscaping element of the North Walsham high street heritage action zone project, along with partners.
The Gramophone, London, Old Vinyl Factory

Green light for new mixed-use venue in West London

U+I has secured the go-ahead from the London Borough of Hillingdon to bring the former pressing plant at The Old Vinyl Factory back into a mixed-use venue.
One Wood Crescent

Laing O’Rourke secures £60m One Wood Crescent contract

Stanhope and Laing O’Rourke have signed the £60m contract to deliver One Wood Crescent, a ten-storey commercial development on plot D of the former BBC Television Centre.
Secondary glazing, selectaglaze,

Wedding ceremonies made more peaceful with secondary glazing

Wedding ceremonies have been made peaceful in a Grade II and II* Listed Town Hall following acoustic adaptations by Selectaglaze to block noise from Reading town centre.
Edinburgh Waverley Masterplan

Mott MacDonald lands Edinburgh Waverley Masterplan design contract

Network Rail has appointed Mott MacDonald to the £900,000 design contract for the Edinburgh Waverley Masterplan.
CIOB conservation scheme, Building Conservation Certification scheme

CIOB conservation scheme welcomes retrofit roles

The CIOB's Building Conservation Certification scheme has expanded entry requirements to certify those working within the retrofit sector.
Burgess Hill, Northern Arc

Protecting biodiversity and archaeology at Northern Arc site

The Northern Arc scheme in Burgess Hill, Mid Sussex is a 200-hectare strategic 3,500 home development being delivered by Homes England.
Twickenham Film Studios

Plans in for £15m Twickenham Film Studios transformation

Twickenham Film Studios has announced a £15m investment to rejuvenate, transform and expand London’s oldest film studio.
new developments

All new developments must meet local design standards, says Jenrick

All new developments must meet local standards of beauty, quality and design, under new proposals outlined by housing secretary Robert Jenrick.
civic campus, Town Hall, fulham

Ardmore to deliver £155m Civic Campus for Hammersmith & Fulham

Ardmore has been appointed by Hammersmith & Fulham Council and A2Dominion, as their delivery partner for Hammersmith Civic Campus, a major new mixed-use development in West London.
Uninhabited Aerial Vehicles, UAV, drones,

Drone surveying a London landmark

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) have been used to undertake a survey of the Lloyd’s building’s external façade in the heart of the City of London. Russell Cole, leader of façades UK at Arup, discusses this challenging project and the potential of drones in surveying dense urban areas.
Secondary glazing, Granada Glazing

Providing secondary glazing services to Northern Powerhouse cities

Significant inward investment into new building and regeneration projects in the North West is driving demand for specific solutions that can keep all types of buildings quieter and warmer, according to Mike Latham from Commercial Sales at Granada Secondary Glazing.

Modernising repurposed heritage buildings with Selectaglaze secondary glazing

Selectaglaze secondary glazing can help listed buildings meet modern standards for thermal, acoustic and security performance without sacrificing their original elegance.
Secondary glazing, selectaglaze,

No horsing around when it comes to secondary glazing an office

Rodney Melville and Partners appointed Selectaglaze to install secondary glazing at the Grade I Listed Belton House stable block in Grantham, Lincolnshire.
Permitted Development Rules, PDRs,

Permitted Development Rules: Higher you climb, harder you fall

New Permitted Development Rules (PDRs) came into force which could provide for a large boost to the government’s housing target of 300,000 “new” homes a year by 2025.
St Ann’s, community-led housing

Sadiq Khan partners with Catalyst to build 900-home scheme at St...

London mayor Sadiq Khan has partnered with Catalyst Housing to build more than 900 new homes on St Ann’s Hospital site in Tottenham.
Upper Trinity, Cole Waterhouse

Images released of £260m Upper Trinity Street scheme

New images have been released of Cole Waterhouse’s plans for a £260m mixed-use scheme at Upper Trinity Street (UTS) in Digbeth.
secondary glazing, selectaglaze

Selectaglaze installs secondary glazing at Harris Manchester College

Selectaglaze were chosen to install secondary glazing to improve Harris Manchester College, a faculty of the University of Oxford.
A303 stonehenge,

Legal bid launched against A303 road tunnel

Save Stonehenge World Heritage Site has launched a legal bid to prevent a two-mile road tunnel being built for the A303 alongside Stonehenge.
bim model, Virgin Hotel,

BIM blends the old and new in Edinburgh

Using a BIM model streamlines collaboration and provides benefits in the successful building design of the first Virgin Hotel in Europe The new Virgin Hotel...
Marylebone Square, Kier, Concord London

Kier to deliver £106m Marylebone Square scheme

Concord London has appointed Kier to deliver Marylebone Square, a £106m scheme in Central London on the site of the former Moxon Street car park and the last whole city block in the W1 postcode to be developed.