Public Sector Building

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Do we need a use it or lose it approach to landbanking?

Are housing developers sitting on land with permission to build which amounts to a staggering 1 million homes?<p><b>James Parker</b> Editor of Housebuilder & …

A bright New Year for Social Housing

<i>As we start the year, renewable heating specialist Russell Dean from Mitsubishi Electric looks back at some of the major issues and topics from last</i> …

Green Light For Nottingham Developments To Transform The South

Posted on: February 22nd, 2018<br>Posted by: Nathan Spencer<br>Categories: East Midlands<p>Nottingham City Council have given the green light on several …

Education becomes construction hotspot in 2018

Significant pressure<p>Mark Robinson, Scape Group Chief Executive, comments: “Secondary school pupil numbers are set to rise significantly and there is …

Kemper System Translates To Durable Solution At Secondary School

A school in the West Midlands now exceeds building regulations for thermal performance thanks to the installation of a new Stratex warm roof from …

The politics of housing

So what have we learnt about the plans our political masters have in store for the social housing sector? Housing Association's Joe Bradbury …

Power Bollards provide a safe, secure outdoor power supply for...

Pop Up Power Supplies® were approached by council planners to provide an outdoor power supply for an area outside the local civic centre.<p>Pop Up Power …

Stainless Steel

Vent-Axia Revives Social Housing Ventilation

Leading British ventilation manufacturer Vent-Axia has launched the intelligent Lo-Carbon Revive, a new filter-less unitary fan designed to meet the …

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Trend new IQ®VISION keeps energy savings in the line of sight

Trend Control Systems, the leading international manufacturer and supplier of state-of-the-art Building Energy Management Systems (BEMS), has …

Internet of Things

Vent-Axia launches simple solution to condensation control in...

Vent-Axia, the UK’s leading ventilation company, has launched the PoziDry ProTM Positive Input Ventilation (PIV) unit. Designed to improve indoor air …

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Roof Edge's guardrail and handrail solution for the NHS | Roof Edge Fabrications

<b>Roof Edge provides a full handrail and guardrail solution perfectly designed to provide safety and security to the NHS, keeping patients, visitors</b> …

Will filling empty homes help the housing crisis?

Fill empty homes to help end the housing crisis<p>An empty property is a dead expense for housing associations and another nail in the coffin of …

Housing

Primary school pupils see the benefits of non-slip decking

An eco friendly school in Liverpool has used Marley Eternit’s JB Citideck® for the walkways surrounding its new innovative eco POD, due to its …

Environmentally Friendly

Vent-Axia's Ultra-Quiet Solution Is The Key To Cost And Carbon Cutting For Magna West Somerset Housing Association | Vent-Axia

Near-silent, continuous running ventilation from Vent-Axia, the market leader in low carbon ventilation, is helping one housing association in the …

Grenfell Tower fire: 'Cyanide' foam also in sheltered homes

<b>The insulation used at Grenfell Tower - which releases cyanide if burned - is installed at sheltered accommodation in east London, the BBC has learned.</b><p>Celotex RS5000 foam was withdrawn from sale after the Grenfell fire, in which victims suffered cyanide poisoning.<p>The BBC has now discovered the …

Vent Axia Pozidry Fan helps Improve Indoor Air Quality for Crawley...

Vent-Axia, the UK’s leading ventilation company, has helped Crawley Borough Council to improve the indoor environment of a tenant’s home by supplying …

Home Improvement

Universities struggle to meet green goals

Government blamed for stalling of energy saving, as People & Planet table reveals 75% of campuses are set to miss carbon targets<p>UK universities are helping lead the world on environmental research – but when it comes to their own back yard they appear to be falling behind.<p>Only a quarter are on …

School Paving

From major redevelopment schemes of prestigious universities to small refurbishment projects for village primary schools, we have a wealth of …

Landscaping

‘Eastern promise’ with Gerflor - Specifier Review

<b>The council-run Eastern Leisure Centre in Cardiff had more than 250,000 users last year, but was in urgent need of modernisation. New features have</b> …

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What are the best materials for school paving?

<b>Discover the best materials for school paving</b> <b></b><p>With the long summer holiday fast approaching, many nurseries, schools, colleges and universities will …

Landscaping

Kemper System Provides Odourless Roofing Solution For Kent Schools

Two schools in Kent will be making a more watertight start to the new term thanks to roof refurbishment projects using Kemper System’s solvent-free …

Home Improvement

Canning Street School

The popular open-plan design has been retained to encourage interaction between pupils of different age groups and cultural backgrounds. But the old …

Newcastle Upon Tyne

Council homes sold off almost three times as fast as new ones are built

Figures from 72 councils show more than 12,000 properties have been sold off since 2014 but only 4,309 have been built<p>Council homes are being sold off almost three times faster than local authorities can replace them, new analysis has revealed, with some local authorities selling 20 times the …

A Lesson on Preschool Classroom Flooring

Nursery schools play a vital role in a child’s development and it is the responsibility of the school to make their learning experience memorable and …

Home Improvement

Tarasafe™ Ultra H²O perfect for social housing!

The dramatic increase in life expectancy has changed the shape of British society.<p>In 1856 average life expectancy was 40 years. Today it’s 84.4 years …

Social Housing

6,500 Vicaima Doors specified in 38 residential and care homes

Ideal Care Homes (part of the LNT Group) has 38 residential and dementia care homes in the Midlands and the North of England. Vicaima has supplied a …

Kemper System Enables Barnsley Town Hall To Keep Heritage Intact

With its Portland Stone façade and its classical architecture, Barnsley Town Hall is one of South Yorkshire’s most distinctive landmarks and best …

Grenfell Tower fire tragedy reveals ugly flaws of regeneration agenda

I grew up in social housing. It provided a stable and secure (albeit overcrowded and cold) home for my family, for life. As fire tore through …

Knauf AMF - Knauf AMF makes easy work of sound control