The cream of the crop for UK building and construction in 2021 announced

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.

Causeway launches Middlesbrough office to attract new talent into digital construction

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.

Merkko builds on lockdown growth with a productive pair of Mercedes-Benz trucks from Marshall T&V

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.

Opens Expansion in Oxford

Funding commitment takes Opens forward

Work can now progress on preparation of proposals, consultation and future planning application.

Modular wellbeing unit for NHS hospital staff in Buckinghamshire

Working with modular builder, Green Unit, Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust has installed an eco-friendly wellbeing pod for colleagues at Stoke Mandeville Hospital in Aylesbury. The new wellbeing unit was opened on Friday 26th February by CEO Neil Macdonald and Chief People Officer Bridget O’Kelly. A private space for NHS staff The wellbeing pod is a… Read More »

B4 Property Day

B4 Property Day

It’s B4 Property Day at B4. So we’re highlighting some recent and not so recent articles and press releases posted by B4 members over the past year or so.

COVID-19: who bears the contractual risk for construction project delivery?

COVID-19: who bears the contractual risk for construction project delivery?

The ultimate trajectory of COVID-19 in the uk remains uncertain, at the time of writing, the government anticipates it will “spread in a significant way” – and supply chain issues look set to extend well beyond panic buying of hand sanitiser and toilet roll.

Mark Beard

Beard publishes celebration of 125 years

Family-owned construction firm Beard has published a book marking 125 years of the company.