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Berkshire Homebuyers Can Snap Up Final Phase Of Homes At Established Development

David Wilson Homes is bringing new properties to Berkshire with the last phase of its popular Newbury Racecourse development, having been building at the flagship site since 2014. DWHS - UnSug-DWH-TheChase-07072022-4 - David Wilson Homes' Newbury Racecourse...

Work Completes on £6.5m Expansion at Barr’s Hill School

Construction works have been completed on the Barr’s Hill School in Coventry, expanding the school’s capacity, with the creation of a new teaching block for year seven pupils and re-modelling of existing buildings.  Midlands-based main contractor G F Tomlinson...

Leading North West Asbestos Abatement Company Celebrates Five Years of Success

The award-winning asbestos and abatement company, Amianto Services, is celebrating its five-year anniversary having provided vital services across the UK. Amianto Services, part of The Sovini Group, offers an award-winning asbestos and abatement removal service,...

First Homes Released Onto the Market at Whitehouse Park

The first homes at Bellway’s latest development in Milton Keynes have now gone on sale, following the start of construction work on site this summer. The housebuilder is delivering 175 properties in the first phase of Bellway at Whitehouse Park, including 53...

SPOIL-ER ALERT! Balfour Beatty VINCI SYSTRA’s enormous spoil conveyor begins operation in West London

Astonishing 1.7 mile conveyor network will remove over one million lorry movements for HS2’s construction in the Capital. New video shows the impressive conveyor system in operation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2z0vAtvqjmc A 1.7 mile-long network of conveyors...

Momentous Plans Set To Rejuvenate Skegness For Generations To Come

THE future transformation of Skegness has moved a crucial step closer today as plans are submitted to deliver a 136-hectare sustainable urban extension creating hundreds of homes, much-needed jobs for the local community – and an exciting new future for the town’s...

Road Enhancements: Progress With The Second Road Investment Strategy(2020 to 2025)

The Department for Transport (DfT) and National Highways will need to make difficult decisions in prioritising road enhancements projects, the National Audit Office said today. Delays to road projects and inflationary pressures mean that, by March 2025, National...

Jessup Partnerships Opens New Show Home at Telford Development

Housebuilder Jessup Partnerships has opened its Beech show home at its new development in Lightmoor Village, Telford. The Beech style home at The Woodlands development in Lightmoor Village, is perfect for families, with the open plan kitchen/dining area taking the...

Wellbeing Expert Endorses HSE Stress Campaign

One of the world’s leading experts in wellbeing has endorsed the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) Working Minds campaign, highlighting the importance of targeting smaller businesses. Professor Sir Cary Cooper joined HSE Chair Sarah Newton on HSE’s latest podcast to...

Yorkshire Housebuilder Secures Luxury Crown

Leeds based Harron Homes Yorkshire is celebrating after being awarded Bronze in the Best Luxury House category at the esteemed WhatHouse? Awards. Held at the Grosvenor House hotel in London on Friday 18th November 2022, this is the Oscars of the housebuilding...
Work Completes on £6.5m Expansion at Barr’s Hill School

Work Completes on £6.5m Expansion at Barr’s Hill School

Construction works have been completed on the Barr’s Hill School in Coventry, expanding the school’s capacity, with the creation of a new teaching block for year seven pupils and re-modelling of existing buildings.  Midlands-based main contractor G F Tomlinson...

First Homes Released Onto the Market at Whitehouse Park

First Homes Released Onto the Market at Whitehouse Park

The first homes at Bellway’s latest development in Milton Keynes have now gone on sale, following the start of construction work on site this summer. The housebuilder is delivering 175 properties in the first phase of Bellway at Whitehouse Park, including 53...

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