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Second on-demand bus trial to be launched in Ealing

Trial aims to reduce number of residents commuting by car Passengers will be able to book a seat on the bus using an app A four-week consultation on plans to trial an on-demand bus service in Ealing has been launched. The new service follows the start of a similar...

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BLUEPRINT INTERIORS APPOINT BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

Workplace consultants and interior design specialists, Blueprint Interiors has appointed Charlotte Barnett as a Business Development Manager. Charlotte, who lives in Ashby de la Zouch, has over ten years sales and marketing experience having previously worked in...

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Thomas Sinden appoints Head of Pre Construction

Leading contractor Thomas Sinden has appointed Howard Buckley as Head of Pre Construction. Howard has joined the senior management team from Mears Group plc where he was Head of Pre-Construction, having previously worked for The Apollo Group, Morgan Sindell and Kier...

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Burnshot Bridge replacement progresses to next stage

A major project to build a new bridge across the A90 near Kirkliston has reached a key milestone, as the initial foundations are laid.   The £3m scheme to replace Burnshot Bridge got underway in April, following the demolition of the original structure due to...

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BESA launches vent hygiene safety scheme

BESCA, the UKAS accredited certification body of the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA), has launched a scheme to help ventilation hygiene specialists demonstrate competence as part of the industry-wide campaign to improve safety in buildings. With...

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London Bridge station rebuild earns top CEEQUAL score

Region & Route: Southern South East The rebuilding of London Bridge station has been awarded top marks in the prestigious CEEQUAL scheme. The £1bn project, delivered as part of the government sponsored Thameslink Programme, received a 97.3 per cent CEEQUAL score....

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Tradespeople of the future drilling for success

The next generation of Manchester tradespeople have been handed a training boost after a donation of drills from a leading builders merchant. Trainee carpenters and joiners at Manchester College’s School of Construction have received Bosch Combi GSB 18V-21 drills to...

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New BESA President Calls for Social Justice

John Norfolk has been elected to serve as President of the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) for 2019/20. He was confirmed in his role at last week’s annual general meeting and takes over from Tim Hopkinson of E Poppleton & Son, who served for two...

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RUN-DOWN SCOUT CAMPSITE GIVEN FACELIFT

A Scout campsite has been given a much-needed makeover – thanks to the generosity of a leading builders merchant. The Rammey Island Scout Campsite, in Waltham Abbey, has been significantly improved after Selco Builders Warehouse stepped in with £1,000 worth of...

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Lorry-loads of determination on employability day

Getting ahead in life takes determination, and 22-year-old HGV driver, Paul McCarthy from Abingdon, has it in lorry-loads.   In just 18 months, Paul has earned the keys to a 32-tonne HGV – as well as those to a new home in nearby Sutton Courtney. He’s due to move...

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Bank station upgrade construction reaches half-way stage

Work to complete new southbound Northern line tunnel is progressing well New station building on Cannon Street also beginning to take shape Project will increase capacity at vital station by 40 per cent The modernisation of Bank Tube station has reached a landmark...

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Hospice scoops £5,000 prize in national contest

A south London hospice is busy planning a garden revamp after scooping the £5,000 top prize in a national competition. Greenwich & Bexley Community Hospice beat off stiff competition from 11 other finalists to win a public vote and be crowned champion in the Selco...

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MATHER & CO CELEBRATES COMPLETING RECORD MONTH OF PROJECTS

Leading design consultancy, Mather & Co, is celebrating a record month, which will see the firm open six projects in the space of four weeks.   The company, established over 20 years ago, specialises in museum, leisure, retail and entertainment experiences,...

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