London Bridge station to welcome raft of new retail brands


Cath Kidston and Hamleys will open their doors at the station this month while Mac, Rituals, Ted Baker and The Body Shop will join the line-up in the spring.

London Mayor approves 21-storey Pocket Living tower in Croydon


The Mayor of London has waved through plans for a 21-storey affordable housing tower in Croydon.  It is the second major off-site construction high-rise residential project to be approved for the London suburb in the last few weeks.

Parliament refurb to go ahead after Lords agree to move out


Members of the House of Lords have agreed to temporarily vacate the Palace of Westminster to allow restoration work to be carried out in one single phase.

Forget Winter bakes & soups – your dinner should be entirely batter-based! Happy Pancake Day!


Pancake Day falls on Tuesday 13th February.  Grab the eggs, flour and milk, and get your pans at the ready.

What does GDPR mean for construction companies?


As a starting point, businesses should carry out an audit of the personal data they collect and use across their organisations, and review existing processes for compliance with the GDPR, ensuring records are kept.

Deal sealed to start world’s tallest modular towers in Croydon


Investors have agreed a funding deal to start construction of a twin-tower scheme of build-to-rent flats that will become the world’s tallest offsite project.

£16m redevelopment in Chorley town centre has been given final approval


The Lancashire town is getting new shops, restaurants and a cinema, as well as a new two-storey car park, as an extension to its existing Market Walk shopping centre.

£150m redevelopment approved for Guildford’s station car park into a Station Quarter


The controversial scheme involves turning Guildford’s station car park into a Station Quarter. The plans for the 2.2 hectare site include a new station building with a retail plaza, 438 new homes, offices and a multi-storey car park

BHS Oxford Street is becoming the biggest food hall in the UK


This autumn the site will reopen as Market Hall West End, a 36,000 sq ft space featuring 25 restaurants, ten food stalls, four bars, an event space and a demo kitchen.

Stay Safe on Site during the Winter Months


Accidents increase on construction sites during the autumn and winter months.  Strong winds, freezing temperatures and wet conditions all make trips and falls more likely – and more likely to be serious when they do happen. So it’s important to take the necessary steps to ensure your safety and the safety of other site staff over this period.