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Croydon Westfield gains planning permission

Croydon Westfield gains planning permission

Planning permission has been granted for the construction of a Westfield shopping centre in Croydon.

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Tidal lagoon and new homes pledged by Liverpool City Region mayor

Tidal lagoon and new homes pledged by Liverpool City Region mayor

The mayor of the Liverpool city region is pledging more work for bricklayers - and also skilled hydro-engineers.

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Getting more from your space with Knauf AQUAPANEL®

Getting more from your space with Knauf AQUAPANEL®

Technology has drastically changed the face of the UK construction sector, bringing new materials and systems which have helped designers and architects to make the most out of the space available. Knauf boarded cladding system using AQUAPANEL® Exterior is one such option, providing design flexibility and performance benefits as an alternative to traditional brick and block façade systems.

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Bristol City Council reviews arena plans

Bristol City Council reviews arena plans

Plans to build a new indoor arena in Bristol have been put on hold, albeit temporarily.

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Ordsall chord construction finished

Ordsall chord construction finished

The Ordsall Chord rail link in Manchester has finally been completed.

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Quality assured as Knauf Aquapanel Exterior Render System gains BBA certificate

Quality assured as Knauf Aquapanel Exterior Render System gains BBA certificate

Knauf, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of lightweight building products and systems, has achieved third party certification from the British Board of Agrément (BBA) for the Knauf Aquapanel Exterior Render System.

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Knauf Windliner obtains BBA certificate

Knauf Windliner obtains BBA certificate

Knauf, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of lightweight building products and systems, has achieved third party certification from the British Board of Agrément (BBA) for its Windliner Sheathing Board.

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City of London set for another 'Cheesegrater'

City of London set for another 'Cheesegrater'

London's latest skyscraper looks like being an even larger Cheesegrater.

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Plans to be submitted for new development on old golf course

Plans to be submitted for new development on old golf course

A former golf course in North Yorkshire is to be turned into a new village with its own railway station.

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Knauf extends charitable hand at National Painting & Decorating Show

Knauf extends charitable hand at National Painting & Decorating Show

Knauf returns to the National Painting and Decorating Show this month with Knauf ProRoll available for trial and purchase, with all proceeds going to Walking With the Wounded (WWTW), Knauf UK’s charitable partner.

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Former baths site set to become flats development

Former baths site set to become flats development

Birmingham is set to become home to a new property development on a former swimming baths site.

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HS2 sparks new infrastructure development plan for Solihull

HS2 sparks new infrastructure development plan for Solihull

A new urban zone in Solihull may gain over a billion pounds of infrastructure development as a result of the arrival of HS2.

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Mixed-use Tottenham scheme details unveiled

Mixed-use Tottenham scheme details unveiled

Tottenham Hotspur have unveiled plans to redevelop a site next to their new stadium.

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New Birmingham skyscraper plans unveiled

New Birmingham skyscraper plans unveiled

Birmingham could get a new landmark building designed to impress people arriving in the city by HS2.

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Inverness finally set for new prison

Inverness finally set for new prison

Planning permission has been granted for a new prison in Inverness.

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UK population projected to hit 70 million in 2029

UK population projected to hit 70 million in 2029

Britain will need enough homes to house 70 million people by 2029, the Office for National Statistics believes.

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Colliery site set for major redevelopment

Colliery site set for major redevelopment

A former colliery is set to be transformed with 800 new homes and a business park.

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Cash injection to speed up massive regeneration scheme

Cash injection to speed up massive regeneration scheme

The Homes and Communities Agency is helping to kick-start a project to build over 500 new homes in Salford.

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Space centre planned as part of university revamp

Space centre planned as part of university revamp

The University of Leicester plans a new space park as part of a major redevelopment of its campuses.

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Headingley development funding partner revealed

Headingley development funding partner revealed

Legal & General has been revealed as the major investor in the redevelopment of Headingley rugby and cricket grounds.

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