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Stuart Clark joins Aqualisa as Head of New Product Development

Bathroom product specialist Aqualisa has appointed Stuart Clark as head of new product development. Stuart will lead the company’s product innovation strategy, and will be instrumental in expanding its reach into international markets. With 16 years’ experience at...

Willmott Dixon Interiors launches academy to upskill job seekers in Waltham Forest

Willmott Dixon Interiors has launched a pop-up skills centre called the Building Lives Academy to help connect local people with construction jobs in Waltham Forest as part of its project to transform the Grade 2* EMD Cinema into a multi-purpose entertainment venue....

LAND & WATER STARTS WORK ON THE RIVER OF LIFE PROJECT

Wetland habitats are considered to be biologically significant and vital in reducing flood risks and protecting aquatic life, yet they are decreasing at a rapid rate, causing many species to decline. Leading wet civil engineering firm Land & Water has been...

Waterside scheme with £1million penthouse gives central north side of River Trent’s banks a facelift

A new landmark 95-home residential development housing a £1million penthouse is progressing well, with waterfront apartments now available to view, and plans to extend the development along the northern banks of the River Trent just announced. The first phase of Trent...

Late spring blossoming for Carluke’s Complete Weed Control as sales burgeon and workforce coheres into a winning team

Despite a winter and spring of freak weather conditions, not to mention the effects of the pandemic, Carluke-based ground maintenance and weed control specialist business Complete Weed Control is undergoing an unprecedented business blossoming. In a growth rate...

Bellway acquires land for 180-home development in Maidstone

Bellway is set to build 180 homes at the Rosewood development in Maidstone after acquiring a parcel of land at the western edge of the site. A consortium of housebuilders led by Countryside is developing the 116-acre site south of Sutton Road in the village of...

Youngsters bury time capsule at Faversham Lakes

Excited youngsters gathered at Faversham Lakes this week to bury a time capsule – packed with letters detailing their experience living through the pandemic. Year 6 pupils from Davington Primary School visited Anderson’s new 330 home development on Wednesday, June 9,...

Willmott Dixon chosen for £25.6m Kensington & Chelsea housing schemes

Willmott Dixon has been appointed by Kensington & Chelsea Council to deliver two housing schemes as part of the council’s ambitious New Homes Delivery Programme. Procured under the SCF framework, the largest project is at Kensal Road, where Willmott Dixon will...

Double director promotion at Metnor Construction

Metnor Construction, part of the Newcastle based Metnor Group, is delighted to announce the promotion of Sean McNicholas to Operations Director and Chris McDonnell to Pre-Construction Director. These key promotions support Metnor Construction’s ambitious plans for...

Backing for regulation of the electrical profession keeps building as SELECT opens its Wall of Support to industry contributors

Campaigning trade association SELECT has welcomed a number of new additions to its Wall of Support which promotes its ongoing crusade for regulation of the electrical industry. Scotland’s largest construction trade association has responded to demand from those who...
Stuart Clark joins Aqualisa as Head of New Product Development

Stuart Clark joins Aqualisa as Head of New Product Development

Bathroom product specialist Aqualisa has appointed Stuart Clark as head of new product development. Stuart will lead the company’s product innovation strategy, and will be instrumental in expanding its reach into international markets. With 16 years’ experience at...

LAND & WATER STARTS WORK ON THE RIVER OF LIFE PROJECT

LAND & WATER STARTS WORK ON THE RIVER OF LIFE PROJECT

Wetland habitats are considered to be biologically significant and vital in reducing flood risks and protecting aquatic life, yet they are decreasing at a rapid rate, causing many species to decline. Leading wet civil engineering firm Land & Water has been...

Bellway acquires land for 180-home development in Maidstone

Bellway acquires land for 180-home development in Maidstone

Bellway is set to build 180 homes at the Rosewood development in Maidstone after acquiring a parcel of land at the western edge of the site. A consortium of housebuilders led by Countryside is developing the 116-acre site south of Sutton Road in the village of...

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