Offices in industrial mills, modern flats in village churches and even Victorian water towers converted into homes, the last decade has seen an increasing number of period properties brought back to life in one form or another.
The external aesthetic … Read the rest
Quality has become a key watch word in the UK construction industry, and particularly within housebuilding, in recent years.
From Metropolis to Minority Report, set designers have been imagining the buildings of the future for well over a century. The built environments are dominated by man-made materials such as steel and concrete. It’s ironic, therefore, that to solve Britain’s… Read the rest
“As recently as the 1990s, a first-time buyer couple on a low-to-middle income saving five per cent of their wages each month would have enough for an average-sized deposit after just three years. Today it would take them 24 years.”… Read the rest
When insulating a pitched roof at rafter level there are a number of key design considerations which will affect the build-up of the roof and the choice of insulation. In this blog post we explore some of the options available.… Read the rest
Spring officially starts today! So it’s a good time to start thinking about those home refurbishments you’ve been putting off this winter.