Fruitful opens up high-return, green developments to investors – which may even help to solve the housing crisis

Eco property investment is the name of the game for carbon-conscious Fruitful Homes. The unique marketplace is the first of its kind, allowing anyone to directly invest in their green property developments – with a mission to make beautiful, sustainable homes that are affordable for everyone.

British patent confirms unique design of ESSE’s wood-burning technology

 

Master British Stove Maker ESSE has had a patent granted on the technology behind its beautifully balanced wood-fuelled 990 range cooker. This confirms ESSE’s assertion that this clean-burning range cooker is like no other available today.…

Together we are Stronger – Checkatrade.com Symposium Highlights Consumer Protection Benefits of Trading Standards Partnerships in Fight to Eliminate Rogue Traders

As committed as ever to banishing the UK’s rogue trader problem, Checkatrade.com upped the stakes on Wednesday 22nd February by holding a ground-breaking symposium in partnership with the Chartered Trading Standards Institute at The Venue in Edgbaston, Birmingham.

 

Under the banner Together we are Stronger, the event aimed to bring together stakeholders from across the UK consumer protection landscape to explore avenues of further cooperation. The symposium welcomed directors and senior managers of regulatory services, along with senior …

JELD-WEN PUTS INSPIRING MADE TO MEASURE SOLUTIONS FIRST @JELDWEN

JELD-WEN, the UK’s leading manufacturer of timber windows, doors, and stairs, is putting its inspiring range of Made to Measure products and expertise at the heart of a new campaign, supporting housebuilders to bring projects to life with custom designs.

 

Running throughout 2017 the campaign showcases JELD-WEN’s complete range of Made to Measure solutions, which can be selected to achieve premium properties with real standout. Ensure your next development is even more inspirational by incorporating custom timber windows, external …

Mizen Group wins new sites in Charlton and Finchley @MizenProperties

Mizen Group has had a strong start to the year, securing new sites in Charlton and Finchley which together will deliver 107 new residential units for completion in 2018.

Located within the Charlton Riverside Master Plan area, a 3-minute walk from Charlton Railway Station in the London Borough of Greenwich, the first site will see a total of 73 homes developed in partnership with Family Mosaic Housing Association.

A new seven-storey building will provide commercial space on the ground floor …

TURNER & TOWNSEND HIRES NEW GLOBAL HEAD OF DIGITAL TO LEAD TRANSFORMATIONAL REVOLUTION @turnertownsend

  • Independent professional services consultancy Turner & Townsend names Tom Deacon as new Global Head of Digital
  • Appointment to spearhead the business’ digital transformation
  • Deacon joins Turner & Townsend from accounting giant EY, where he spent six years leading data and analytics strategies and digital innovation

Expert advice key to boosting household renewable uptake

Conflicting advice and inconsistent incentives are hampering the effort to boost the use of renewables in households across the UK, according to experts Future Energy Solutions. The firm, which acts as an advisor on renewables for both businesses and homeowners, is urging for more to be done to aid understanding and encourage more people to look at clean energy solutions.

Despite government incentives, which have changed considerably in recent years, Future Energy Solutions argues that more needs to be done

Jobs for the Girls Shortlisted at the Women in Construction awards

Recognition for JFTG initiative & work with apprentices

  • Jobs for the Girls encourages women into the electrical contracting industry
  • NICEIC continue to promote apprenticeships
  • The Women in Construction awards 2017 takes place on Wednesday 1st March 2017

‘Jobs for the Girls’ an initiative by NICEIC – the leading body of registered electricians – has been shortlisted for an award at this year’s Women in Construction Awards.

The campaign has been shortlisted for the best staff training and development award at …

Park Properties Cost 70% More on Average Across the UK

The latest research from leading online estate agent eMoov.co.uk highlights how much more a property commands surrounding city parks across the UK when compared to the city as a whole. eMoov looked at eight major UK cities and the average cost of getting on the ladder, compared to the price of property surrounding each city’s best and biggest parks. …

Original Grey Gardens Estate

Almost every family has skeletons in the closet and relatives they wish would recede into the woodwork. Such was true of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and her sister Lee Radziwill. As girls, their Aunt Edith Ewing Bouvier Beale (Big Edie) and her daughter Edith Bouvier Beale (Little Edie), their cousin, were equally part of the upper crust and Jackie and her sister enjoyed summer visits to their beautiful home and estate Grey Gardens in the wealthy Georgica Pond neighborhood of East …

ELTA GROUP BUILDING SERVICES UNVEIL EXHIBIT AT SELF BUILD CENTRE @eltagroupbs

Elta Group Building Services has unveiled its new stand at the UK’s only permanent exhibition centre for self build, renovation and home improvements.

 

Visitors to The National Self Build & Renovation Centre in Swindon now have the opportunity to take a closer look at the most recent developments in air movement and ventilation technology from Elta Group Building Services.…

Kebony wins prestigious Foreign Investment Trophy @kebonywood

Kebony becomes the first winner of the Newcomer of the Year award

] Kebony, a beautiful wood recommended by leading architects, celebrates another successful award win, receiving the Foreign Investment Trophy for ‘Newcomer of the Year’. Awarded by Flanders Investment & Trade, Kebony was recognised as a foreign company with an important investment project in Flanders. Kebony was nominated for the award by the Government of Flanders, who listed the company’s highly positive effect on employment in the area as …

New offices for Reynaers Birmingham HQ showcase top-of-the-range aluminium systems

Continued success in the UK market has meant that leading aluminium systems company Reynaers has outgrown its existing office and warehouse facilities in Birmingham.

The new headquarters in Hollymoor Way, Northfield, represents a £6 million investment for Reynaers, and highlights the ongoing commitment the company has to the UK. Its new premises has been extended and completely refurbished, giving more than double the warehouse space and a modern, purpose-built facility.…

WORLD-CLASS ‘LIVE-LEARN’ FACILITY APPROVED FOR LIVERPOOL INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE @cpmgarchitects

A multi-million pound ‘live-learn’ facility, designed for Liverpool International College (LIC) by AJ100 practice CPMG Architects, has been granted planning approval by Liverpool City Council, subject to a Section 106 Agreement.

LIC is operated through a partnership between Kaplan and the University of Liverpool. The new facility will feature 47,000 sq ft of modern teaching and learning space, including 13 storeys of cutting-edge academic, residential and administrative space with an impressive three-storey atrium.

Hugh Avison, design director for CPMG Architects …

Roll out the red carpet for the newest star of Merlyn’s Series collection…

With its sleek, seamless silhouette and bright chrome accents, the 8 Series Frameless Sliding Door offers the ultimate in minimalist luxury – and the new silver model is set to be the star of the show!…