How people power saved Bloomsbury from destruction

The story of how ‘one of the last villages in London’ was saved from demolition to make way for the British Library is the subject of new research and an exhibition which opened in Bloomsbury this week. ‘A Case Against... View Article

ISG strengthens specialist technical fit out capability

ISG has promoted Paul Sharp to head its specialist technical fit out operation in its UK Engineering business, as the company further strengthens its delivery capability in technically complex fit out projects within the burgeoning healthcare and research and development... View Article

Construction activity set to rise by more than 7% in 2014

Figures released today by construction intelligence providers Glenigan forecast a 7.4% increase in project starts during 2014, as rising private sector investment and improved consumer confidence underpin further industry growth. The 2014 Mid Year Construction Review and Forecast, prepared by... View Article

Stairs: A step by step guide

Showstopping concrete stairways have been the star turn in a number of recent high-profile projects. Elaine Toogood, architect at The Concrete Centre outlines the main considerations facing designers. Concrete is a practical and cost-effective material for fire escape and accommodation... View Article

Supporting sporting Scotland

In recent years Grundfos have proven themselves all over the world as the pump supplier of choice when it comes to major sporting events. Perhaps this is because of the truly innovative nature of the Grundfos product portfolio or the... View Article

Everything for tiling – properly guaranteed

Tilers nationwide can now source everything they need from a single supplier, all covered by a 25 year guarantee, thanks to BAL. The market leader in professional tile adhesives and grouts fully guarantees everything bearing its name, including BAL Rapid-Mat,... View Article

Pick Everard expands with new senior appointments

Leading independent management, design and construction consultancy Pick Everard has made a number of new senior appointments to accommodate its business growth and drive future expansion. A total of 13 new appointments have been made at partner, director and associate... View Article

Gartec features in BBC2’s ‘Building Dream Homes’

Building Dream Homes follows some of the nation’s architects leading the way in ground-breaking design, as they battle with builders, blueprints and the clients who hire them. Gartec were approached back in April to supply and install a home lift... View Article