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H2O Urban development wins national planning award

Specialist waterfront developer H2O Urban has gained a prestigious accolade at the Planning Awards. Aldcliffe Yard, a development on a sensitive heritage site in Lancaster, was awarded the title of Best Housing Scheme (for fewer than 500 homes). The ground-breaking development was commended for its sensitivity to the historic site in which it is situated, and for the innovative development Continue reading

11 Princelet Street by Chris Dyson Architects

11 Princelet Street located in the heart of Spitalfields has an interesting history of occupants. Originally erected by Daniel Bray, citizen and painter of London in June 1719, it was occupied by a clergyman in 1724 and later the carpenter Alexander Christie in 1766. Having collapsed in the nineteen thirties, very little was left of the original 18th-century structure when Continue reading


Contour Roofing was brought on board by Berkeley Homes to install a complex new roof on the former St. Joseph’s College, a Grade II listed building (1866), home to 49 luxury apartments set in seven acres of mature parkland. This striking site was used as a filming location for the hit BBC series ‘Call the Midwife’ and the gold statue Continue reading

Brand new wood burning stove from Lotus

With an elegant stone frame and steel exterior the new Lotus Style range brings the sophisticated aesthetics of an inset fire in a freestanding stove format. Available in two sizes, the 370 and 470W, this stove can be selected in either Soapstone, Limestone, or Indian Night Stone frames, as well as a log store base for added elevation. If you Continue reading

Commitment to quality – Osmo introduces a new range of tools

Eco-friendly wood and finish specialist, Osmo UK, introduces a new range of quality tools to its impressive portfolio of products, including an innovative Osmo System Telescopic Handle. The assortment of tools aims to aid users in creating a premium finish to their Osmo projects and ease product application. Osmo’s new offering of tools includes a wide selection of the highest Continue reading

Planned Office Interiors Ltd refreshed office space

ALE Heavylift recently relocated their company headquarters to a new site in Staffordshire Business Park, with a vision of having an open plan office that placed a strong emphasis on employee comfort. Global Resource Manager for ALE Wendy Birch, contacted office design specialists, Planned Office Interiors Ltd, to seek out new and refreshing ideas for the forward-thinking company’s new design Continue reading

Robin Mackenzie Partnership – Excellence in Acoustics

Established in 1969 Robin Mackenzie Partnership is one of the UK’s largest specialist acoustic practices with offices throughout the UK and in France. RMP has the experience and knowledge to meet every architectural acoustic challenge – from the design of atria, offices, hotels, school halls, courtrooms and multipurpose spaces through to concert halls, exhibition centres and special needs schools. We Continue reading

Introducing the Speedheater Cobra

When it comes to removing paint from places that are difficult to get at, the Speedheater Cobra is a pure innovation. Quite simply, it’s in a class of its own. The Cobra easily finds its way into spaces that have traditionally been considered impossible to reach for work on paint removal. The paint is soft and ready to be scraped Continue reading

Indoor Garden Design Ltd

Walk into any new building and you are guaranteed to find planting on various scales at the heart of it because indoor planting – the incorporation of living plants into the workplace – whether it be office, shop or hotel has never been more popular than it is today. Part of this is fashion as it’s a major trend this Continue reading

Welcome to The Hub

A new website for anyone involved in energy use in the built environment has now reached the milestone of over 100 articles providing free, useful information on technology, legislation, lifestyle and the environment. is a blog site with comment and opinion on useful topics that is designed to provide relevant content for construction professionals. “We are aiming for this Continue reading

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

Get multizoned with Consort Claudgen’s MRX1 controller

Consort Claudgen has launched their latest innovation, the MRX1 Multizone wireless controller, which offers ‘zoning’ of your electric heating system. This central controller can control up to 8 heating zones using the existing CRX2 controllers, where each CRX2 can control multiple Consort RX heaters in the same room or zone. The MRX1 has a large touchscreen LCD colour display, is Continue reading

New Footrail Options from Yeoman Shield

Celebrating 50 years in the market place, Yeoman Shield wall & door protection have the experience, knowledge and confidence to continually research and develop existing as well as new products. One such product is the Yeoman Shield Footrail which has been designed to offer optimum protection to the lower part and skirting element of walls. It can also provide the Continue reading

ELPS Series 4 – Point of use power for Emergency Evacuation Lifts

Established in 1986 and with significant experience in providing back-up for lifts, as defined in the Disability Discrimination Act of 1995 and the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order of 2005. Our ELPS meets the requirements as specified in BS999:2017. Based on our experience, we are pleased to launch the series 4 ELPS.  We have listened and learned and made a large Continue reading