Planning Submitted for ‘UK First’ Cohesive Use Development

Proposals for a ground-breaking, multi-million ‘cohesive use’ scheme in the centre of Nottingham have been revealed, featuring a combination of hotels, co-working space, apartments, green public realm and leisure facilities. Phase 1B – which is the flagship of The Island... View Article

BIG Reinterprets a 100+ Year Zoning Law in the Heart of Harlem

The Smile, designed by BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group, is a mixed-use residential development introducing affordable housing units alongside market rate rentals, set within the vibrant Harlem streetscape. In 1912, the Equitable Building in Lower Manhattan was designed to be the largest... View Article

“Liveability up and down”: Merrylands’ Mason & Main

By responding directly to the community character of Western Sydney’s Merrylands, Mason & Main makes a commitment to the neighbourhoods cultural and economic potential while incorporating the spirit of its past. Designed by global design studio Woods Bagot, the Coronation... View Article

Kalwall sheds light on Research & Development

A £4m extension to the globally recognised Advanced Forming Research Centre (AFRC) at the University of Strathclyde has used Kalwall® to solve an interesting problem. The Centre houses Europe’s largest forge – to be precise an 8.5m high 300-tonne hydraulic... View Article

Eurobrick For Modular Schools Innovation

Leading brick slip cladding specialist, Eurobrick, has been supplying its systems to the education sector for 30 years and, more recently, with offsite construction specialist Reds10 to supply two new school projects in Reading; Green Park Village Primary Academy and... View Article

Sculptural Curves at One Blackfriars

Armourcoat’s Sculptural three-dimensional wall finish features in the ground floor foyer at One Blackfriars residential tower in London’s South Bank. The building designed by SimpsonHaugh and Partners is a compelling architectural achievement, with a stunning arc of glass taking inspiration... View Article

The Gallery Clerkenwell Opens its Doors

Manufacturer of decorative surfaces, UNILIN Panels has opened The Gallery Clerkenwell, a hybrid showroom in the heart of London’s A&D district. Bringing together like-minded manufacturers from the worlds of surfaces, flooring, seating and storage, The Gallery Clerkenwell provides a chance... View Article

New London Workplace

IVC Commercial at The Gallery Clerkenwell is the manufacturer’s new London workplace, providing a meeting point and place to explore its Carpet Tiles, Luxury Vinyl Tiles and Heterogeneous Vinyl solutions. Situated on Great Sutton Street, in the heart of the... View Article

A successful 2020 for connectors and fasteners

Despite the unprecedented nature of 2020 the construction industry is prevailing, and we’ve been working hard at Simpson Strong-Tie to bring you exciting new innovations across all of our main product ranges, backed by brand new catalogues and our first... View Article

Bull in the Oak

Nestled away in a hamlet just outside Market Bosworth lies what appears to be a typical Leicestershire farmstead. Except this country idyll has pushed the boundaries of design and planning and is now home to a bespoke development of five... View Article

Works commence on new £10m Nottinghamshire housing development

Building works have started on ‘Forest Park’; an exclusive 45-home development in Nottinghamshire, by property developer Taggart Homes. Located in the sought-after village of Annesley, in the Ashfield district of Nottinghamshire, the development has a prime position on Derby Road... View Article