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[8 May 2012 | No Comment | ]

A coalition of building organisations is calling upon Chancellor George Osborne to drop a planned increase in VAT on building alterations, reports constructionenquirer.com. The Campaign to Protect Rural England, the Federation of Master Builders, the Heritage Alliance and fourteen other organisations have all lamented plans to increase VAT on building alterations, as it could pose […]

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[14 Mar 2012 | No Comment | ]

Thermal building cladding will play a major role in the redevelopment in two 1960s residential tower blocks in Brownhills, West Midlands. 24Dash reports that improving the carbon footprint at Humphries House and Severn House is a priority for developers Wates Living Space. Improving the building’s energy efficiency Not only will works such as the installation […]

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[7 Mar 2012 | No Comment | ]

The role of building cladding in some of the most innovative and awe-inspiring projects from across the globe will take centre stage in the new edition of Design Magazine, reports Construction Digital. The quarterly publication, published by the UK’s largest brick manufacturer Ibstock, will demonstrate how alternative forms of cladding have been used in a […]

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[16 Jan 2012 | No Comment | ]

Up to 12,000 jobs could be created in the UK as more businesses than ever implement green energy strategies, decc.gov.ukreports. With uptake in green building on the rise, the secretary of state for energy and climate change, Chris Huhne, has claimed that the savings to the UK economy are already becoming visible. This is despite […]

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[31 Oct 2011 | No Comment | ]

Seaside planners have approved a multi-million pound watersports centre for Colwyn Bay seafront, North Wales. In an attempt to boost tourism at the coastal resort, the £3 million Hotspot centre will act as a safehaven for watersports enthusiasts. Each wing of the new building offer will offer facilities such as a café, changing rooms, showers, […]