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Peab Builds Healthcare Building in Ängelholm

Peab Builds Healthcare Building in Ängelholm

Peab has been commissioned to build a new healthcare building on the hospital grounds in Ängelholm. The customer is Hälsostaden Ängelholm AB and the contract is worth SEK 176 million. The project is a new healthcare building that will be located southeast of the ER...

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LOCKDOWN DIY: 73% OF DON’T KNOW WHAT THIS BASIC TOOL IS

LOCKDOWN DIY: 73% OF DON’T KNOW WHAT THIS BASIC TOOL IS

Google searches asking whether DIY stores are open during lockdown have increased by 1000% Millennials could not name 8 out of 15 tools on averageShockingly, 73% of millennial Brits can’t identify a levelOther surprising entries for the least most recognisable tools...

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NUMBER OF EMPTY HOMES SOARS  THIRD YEAR RUNNING TO 225,845

NUMBER OF EMPTY HOMES SOARS THIRD YEAR RUNNING TO 225,845

Number of long-term vacant properties in England rises by 4.5% in a yearThere is now £56.8bn worth of residential property lying empty long termNo. of empty homes grew the most in Solihull with 67.7% riseBirmingham remained the worst offender with 4,575 long-term...

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Bring The Outdoors In

Bring The Outdoors In

As most of us move to a more isolated and indoor lifestyle this spring, Contura experts provide tips to plan your own natural oasis at home ‎Although it’s harder to get outdoors on a regular basis at the moment, studies have shown that just five minutes spent outdoors...

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Scandi Guide to Better Health & Happiness

Scandi Guide to Better Health & Happiness

With Scandinavian countries topping the World Happiness Report (yet again) this year, Swedish lifestyle expert at Contura provides tips to help Brits improve wellbeing Scandi-style For the eighth year in a row, Scandinavian countries have scooped the top places in the...

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TfL Takes Steps to Support Tenants

TfL Takes Steps to Support Tenants

All small and medium businesses on TfL’s estate, which make up 86 per cent of tenants, to get 100 per cent rent relief, starting from 25 March, for next three months100 per cent rent relief to be provided to all tenants who operate in any London Underground station...

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HOUSEBUILDER HELPS BRING CLEAN WATER TO TOGO COMMUNITY

HOUSEBUILDER HELPS BRING CLEAN WATER TO TOGO COMMUNITY

A COMMUNITY in Togo has access to clean water and toilets thanks to new homes being built in South Wales and the South West of England. Ahead of World Water Day (March 22), Compassion UK revealed that almost 250 children have benefitted as a direct result of a...

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KEYS HANDED OVER TO THE JEDBURGH GRAMMAR CAMPUS

KEYS HANDED OVER TO THE JEDBURGH GRAMMAR CAMPUS

Scottish Borders Council has been given the keys to the newly completed Jedburgh Grammar Campus – a project delivered on time and on budget by its development partner Hub South East and main contractor, BAM Construction.  As a significant milestone for the...

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HILTI GROUP REMAINS ON COURSE

HILTI GROUP REMAINS ON COURSE

Schaan (FL), March 13, 2020 – The Hilti Group increased sales by 4.3 percent in 2019 to CHF 5.9 billion amid a challenging economic and currency environment. In local currencies growth amounted to 6.3 percent. The operating result rose by 7.4 percent to CHF 783...

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First Aid Budget for Britain’s Builders, says FMB

First Aid Budget for Britain’s Builders, says FMB

Responding to the Budget Statement, Brian Berry, Chief Executive of the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) said:  “Understandably, the Chancellor has delivered a ‘first aid Budget’ to overcome the short-term crisis caused by COVID-19. But he has missed an important...

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Enhanced Cleaning Regime to Make Public Transport Even Safer

Enhanced Cleaning Regime to Make Public Transport Even Safer

TfL has already changed its Tube and bus network cleaning regime to include enhanced anti-viral measures to reduce risk of coronavirus spreadingAdvanced testing of a long-lasting disinfectant, which provides up to 30 days of anti-viral protection, is underwayEnhanced...

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