The stage at Shoreditch granted planning consent

Plough Yard Development’s multi-million pound regeneration of a 2.5 acre site in Shoreditch, London, was granted planning consent last night. The Pringle Brandon Perkins+Will designed scheme will transform a significant, disused site in Hackney into a thriving new community with... View Article

Naylor acquires AMCO Plastics

With effect from Friday 12 July, Naylor Drainage Ltd has acquired Wath-on-Dearne based plastic extrusion business Amco Plastics Ltd which currently has a turnover of £4.4m. Naylor is a fourth generation family business based in Barnsley, South Yorkshire; the company... View Article

Green Deal ‘Could lead to deadly summer overheating’

Temperatures could soar to dangerously high levels in some homes insulated under the government’s flagship Green Deal scheme, experts have warned. Energy-saving measures designed to save on winter fuel bills and protect the environment could pose a risk to health... View Article

Xpelair put users in control

Xpelair Ventilation Solutions has launched the ConneX range of RF (radio frequency) controls – the ideal command solution for the commercial and housing markets that puts users in complete control of their ventilation requirements. The battery-less ConneX controllers can be... View Article

Construction product sales bounce back in Q2

The Construction Products Association’s latest State of Trade Survey released today indicates that sales of construction products recovered slightly during the second quarter of 2013. This recovery was driven principally by exports and a ‘bounce’ following a Q1 slump which... View Article

New REHAU CoolBoard chilled ceiling system

REHAU has just launched a new chilled ceiling system designed to provide a cost effective and energy efficient heating and cooling solution in commercial environments with suspended ceilings. REHAU CoolBoard is the first one piece system in the UK with... View Article

BDP reveals designs for Wuhan masterplan

BDP has won the commission for a masterplan in the financial district of Wuhan, China, known as ‘The City of a Thousand Lakes’. The Wuhan Tahan masterplan is an 18 hectare office led mixed use development, strategically located in the... View Article

Classic upgrade to housing estate

A. Proctor Group have supplied Canjaere Classic Timber Cladding for the renovation of houses in St. Mary’s housing estate in Dundee, which are traditional timber houses to meet Scottish Housing Quality Standards. The main contractors, Dundee City Council Environmental Construction... View Article