Landmark Hotel Refurbishment Completes

Works have completed on the refurbishment of voco Grand Central, a 19th Century former Great British Railway Hotel, in the heart of Glasgow city centre. Part of the IHG Hotels & Resorts group, this is the first voco branded hotel in... View Article

Moisture Management in Historic Buildings

Lewis Proudfoot of Cliveden Conservation and committee member of the Building Limes Forum, discusses moisture management in historic buildings and why lime should be the default material for the repair of traditional structures The challenge of maintaining and repairing historic... View Article

Saniflo welcomes new Sales Director

In January, Saniflo UK welcomed new Sales Director, Simon Emmons. Based at the company’s head office in Watford, Simon brings a wealth of senior level experience to the role. Simon will strengthen the distribution network for the domestic range and... View Article

Plans move forward for new SEND school in Wokingham

Plans for a new free school in Winnersh for Reading and Wokingham children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) will move forward, following the appointment of HLM Architects and specialist off-site main contractor Reds10. The new Oak Tree School... View Article

Passive Ventilation: A Fresh Perspective on an Old Strategy

It’s well established the traditional workplace must change in the aftermath of COVID-19, but what does this mean beyond the interior layouts and flexible working schemes?  A quick online search reveals the architectural spotlight which has recently been cast on... View Article

Sustainable £7m STEM facility completes in Bristol

Work on a £7m specialist STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) and creative further education centre at a college in Bristol has now completed. The three-storey Brunel Centre building at South Gloucestershire and Stroud College (SGS) puts sustainability and wellbeing... View Article

Accreditation: Constructing a safer industry

The UK‘s construction industry is estimated to be worth just under £165 billion per year, contributing around 7% to GDP.  Throughout this vast and important sector everyone from architects and specifiers to product manufacturers and site managers know the importance... View Article

DLA Appoints New Head of Design

DLA Architecture, a top 100 UK architectural practice, has promoted Mark Redfern as Head of Design across all three studios in Leeds, Manchester, and London. The newly created role has been generated by the business restructure and succession plan announced... View Article

GRAHAM completes construction of The Copper House residential development

GRAHAM has completed the construction of The Copper House, a major Build to Rent residential development overlooking Liverpool’s iconic waterfront, which had a construction contract sum of £57m. The privately-owned construction, facilities management and investments contractor delivered the high-quality, multi-storey... View Article

The way we were, the way we are now

Although it’s little over 12 months ago, the image of the PM shuffling up to his lectern to inform the country of a nationwide lockdown is still a memory fresh in peoples’ minds.  There’s no denying the events of 2020... View Article

New Specification Manager for record uk

record uk is excited to announce the appointment of James White as our new Specification Manager for the South. James joined us on Monday, 15th March, and brings a wealth of experience in the UK Construction industry having previously worked... View Article

University of Bristol Library: Architects’ statement

Hawkins/Brown, Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects and BuroHappold team up for new library at the University of Bristol Located on a hilltop with views across Bristol, the proposed new University Library is an ambitious new building that will create a new... View Article