The ‘better, greener, faster’ approach to developing new public buildings has been used to deliver three new school buildings in Essex. To create the school buildings, Essex County Council embraced the approach known as Modern Methods of Construction, which sees the school buildings manufactured in component parts away from the site and then assembled at […]
Adrian James Architects is an RIBA Chartered Practice based in the heart of Oxford. B4’s Richard Rosser met with Director, Adrian James, to find out how the pandemic has influenced the design and construction of buildings now and in the future and also discuss the growing concerns regarding skilled labour.
A range of innovative Tier III Ready Datacentre designs have now been fully approved by the Uptime Institute. The team at Cannon Technologies working in conjunction with several OEM manufacturers, including CENTIEL UK, have spent more than three years developing a pre-certified set of solutions now available in ratings of: 100kW, 250kW, 500kW and 1MW. […]
Thomas White Oxford (TWO), the development company of St John’s College, has submitted to Oxford City Council a reserved matters application (RMA) for construction of Canalside Park, the first of its three public parks, and a new street to provide access to the first phase of Oxford North’s new homes at Canalside, on land south of the A40.
Offsite construction company, Green Unit, launches its newest modular product range, the STUDIO, which is a high-spec, garden office and studio space. Using their expertise in modern methods of manufacturing and offsite construction, Green Unit has developed the STUDIO which sits alongside its ARC modular building offering as a compact, efficient garden room for all-year-round […]
A multi-purpose training and learning facility has been established in Aylesbury as part of Morgan Sindall Construction’s commitment to supporting the communities in which it operates. The Knowledge Quad, which is the third of its kind in the country and the first in the South East, will create an essential link between the construction industry and education providers to ensure that curricula align with employer requirements. The stand-alone facility is located at Kingsbrook Secondary School, a project currently being delivered […]
The hardest working, most talented and successful businesses from the building and construction sector in Britain are today celebrating as the finalists for the prestigious National Building and Construction Awards 2021 have been unveiled.
Construction technology provider Causeway Technologies has invested £1.5m on a new centre for engineering excellence in Middlesbrough, which will create up to 100 new high quality tech jobs in the Town.
Green Unit – an Oxfordshire business that designs and builds ultra-low carbon modular buildings – has opened a new factory, boosting offsite production and creating new jobs in the area. Green Unit, which started life producing eco-buildings in farm sheds, has found a new home in a converted hangar providing c25,000sqf of space, just six […]
Burrington Estates is set to launch its first development in the Thames Valley bringing 53 new homes to Binfield. This is the first project outside of the South West for the growing business and comes as part of its ambitious expansion plans into the Home Counties and central England.
Buckinghamshire homebuyers and investors will reap the rewards of one of the county’s largest regeneration projects in Aylesbury, as the multi-million pound regeneration programme to revamp the garden town is set to bring 16,000 new homes to the area, alongside rejuvenated waterways, parkland and a brand new town centre.
Builder’s merchant boss Ian Duckitt was looking to match the payload potential of his outgoing 26-tonne crane trucks – yet each of his new Mercedes-Benz Arocs offers an extra tonne of carrying capacity.