Diggers arrive at Edward Street Quarter development

Work has begun at Edward Street Quarter, the £120m redevelopment of the ex-AMEX House site, owned by property developer First Base in partnership with Patron Capital. McLaren Construction has been appointed as lead contractor with a target of completion by... View Article

The fruits of determination

Listen here Nothing was going to stop resourceful self-builder Gill MacLeod achieving the house of her dreams, a major renovation in rural Scotland TEXT JAYNE DOWLE IMAGES EMMA GRAY Clambering around a delivery depot in a hi-vis vest and hard... View Article

An uphill battle

Listen here Ian and Julie Perrin were unsure about buying the ‘difficult’ plot of land they ended up building on in Montgomery, mid-Wales, but they convinced themselves to take the plunge TEXT ROSEANNE FIELD IMAGES NIKHILESH HAVAL When the time... View Article

Curves in all the right places

Listen here Not only have Roger and Lucy Southcott achieved their ambition of building a home that’s energy self-sufficient with super-low greenhouse gas emissions, they’ve also created something that’s carefully shaped to fit the contours of its Wiltshire location TEXT... View Article

New partnership to deliver Manchester project

Ask Real Estate and Salboy have formed a joint venture partnership to deliver the ambitious Viadux project in Central Manchester. Planning permission for the scheme, on the former Bauer Millet site off Albion Street, is already in place for a 40-storey... View Article

Knauf AMF Ceilings touch down at Bristol Airport

An £8m three-storey, energy efficient, administrative hub at Bristol Airport has just been completed.  The impressive state-of-the-art steel framed building has a bespoke Knauf AMF ceiling system fitted throughout to ensure acoustic comfort for the airport’s senior management and project... View Article

Oxford North approved following ‘call-in’

The planning application for Oxford North, the £500 million new innovation district for the City, made by Thomas White Oxford, the development company of St John’s College, has been resolved to be approved after it was ‘called-in’ to Oxford City... View Article

Dilapidated 1930s property restored to former glory

Originally a 1930s build, the property sits in the middle of a terrace row, typical of the South London properties in the area. The property was previously converted into two separate flats and the owner commissioned Steve Adams Architects to... View Article

Belvin builds UK ‘Home of the Year’

One of the latest grand designs built by Lincolnshire based Belvin Construction has been named ‘Best Individual New Home’ at the 2019 LABC Building Excellence Awards. Barrow House, at Hatcliffe, is a bespoke, contemporary home that’s set within the Lincolnshire... View Article