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London Build – Olympia London – October 25th & 26th

London Build is back on October 25th & 26th with more content, more networking and more entertainment than ever before, and you can sign up for a free ticket today. More than just your standard exhibition, London Build features over 100 hours of CPD accredited content, to allow you to develop your own skills, including exclusive contract and tender announcements Continue reading

Lendlease gets £1bn Tottenham regeneration scheme

Lendlease has been recommended as the preferred bidder for the role of longterm development partner for the £1bn High Road West scheme in Tottenham. Located next to Tottenham Hotspur’s new stadium, the major regeneration project will help to establish High Road West as a new sports and leisure destination with improved public spaces and community facilities. Subject to Haringey Council Continue reading

Historic chimneys restored at Battersea

The painting of all four chimneys at Battersea Power is now complete in the exact colour of the originals. All four of Battersea Power Station’s chimneys had to be painstakingly dismantled and rebuilt, following completion of detailed surveys, very close consultation and engagement with Historic England and the London Borough of Wandsworth. Rob Tincknell, CEO of Battersea Power Station Development Continue reading

General Cabins – “BUILT TO LAST”

The sky’s the limit… …we specialise in temporary or permanent space solutions. General Cabins & Engineering Ltd have unrivalled experience and expertise with steel enclosures and combined with a flexible and versatile approach and the knowledge to design and manufacture a steel enclosure for you that is ‘Built to Last’. SOLUTIONS INCLUDE 3 coat paint system average 240 microns 4mm Continue reading


If you’re a developer, renovating or repairing your own home, the easiest fix for subsidence is to call Uretek. Using small 16mm tubes we inject material beneath a concrete slab to lift floors or under perimeter walls to control the soils and cease subsidence. The material expands and the extreme forces can even lift walls to close cracks. Our process Continue reading

Trim Acoustics

Defender – Acoustic Floor Systems. With more than twenty five years technical expertise and practical experience Trim Acoustics can offer a wide range of solutions. Tel: 020-8443-0099

Welcome to Benfield ATT

– Where Comfort, Quality & Affordability Meet Benfield ATT’s motto is “Where Comfort, Quality and Affordability Meet”. We absolutely stand behind those words. We believe our dedication to quality, workmanship, and customer service is what has made our company such a success. Perhaps better known for designing and manufacturing developer and self-build new homes, we’re also specialists in remodelling and Continue reading

Wrightstyle in the pink at Bracken House

The former and future home of the Financial Times newspaper is being renovated to provide 270,000 sq ft of Grade A office space, complete with a walkable large-span glass roof designed and supplied by Wrightstyle, one of Europe’s leading advanced glazing systems companies. Bracken House is a Grade II Listed office building, originally built between 1955 and 1958, and lies Continue reading

How long will new timber fence posts last?

Any fencing project is a significant investment and the prospect of having to replace it after only a few years is driving more and more specifiers to insist that all new timber fencing is protected with a Postsaver ground line barrier sleeve. With growing concerns over the long term effectiveness of the current environmentally friendly wood preservatives, adding Postsaver to Continue reading

Welcome to The Hub – Mitsubishi Electric

The Hub is a free, online blog offering comment and opinion on issues affecting anyone running a building, an estate, or an entire global network. With independent contributions alongside technical experts from Mitsubishi Electric, The Hub offers you a whole host of interesting and informative articles on legislation, technology, energy reduction and renewables, in subjects as diverse as the RHI; Continue reading

Consort Claudgen launches Landlord Control Heating System

Consort Claudgen’s RXLC Landlord Control Heating System is an ideal heating system for student accommodation, hotels, or anywhere where a central control unit is required to control the temperature of all heaters in a building or rooms. It consists of an MRXLC controller and one or more CRXLC controllers connected to Consort’s RX heaters in a room or area. The Continue reading


GRAFT® HIGH PRESSURE DUCTING SEALANT is a low odour emission free sealant based on a unique, high performance Inert Polymer Technology (IPT™). For sealing joints and seams in low, medium and high pressure heating and ventilation ducts. BENEFITS: FIRE RATED UP TO 4 HOURS. CONFORMS TO EN 1751 AND DW144. ECO FRIENDLY – VOC, SOLVENT AND EMISSION FREE. PRIMERLESS ADHESION TO MOST Continue reading

McAlpine set for Big Ben refurb

The Government is set to award Sir Robert McAlpine the prestigious contract to restore the Big Ben tower at the Palace of Westminster despite the on-going row over plans to silence the famous bell for four years. McAlpine’s special projects division picked up the £3.5m enabling works contract around nine months ago and is set to be confirmed for the Continue reading