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  • Construction work on Cycleway 4, a major new London cycle route between Tower Bridge and Greenwich, has reached another significant milestone.
  • Sheppard Robson has unveiled the mixed-use Citicape House in London that will have the "largest  living wall in Europe" to help improve local air quality.
  • Construction will soon begin on a multi-million pound specialist dementia care home in Kingston.
  • Kier has completed and handed over the new multi-million pound Global Centre of Innovation at Infineum’s UK headquarters, near Didcot
  • Marshalls has explored the future of the UK’s building environments and how they can adopt more urban greenery to create eco-friendly cities.
  • Most of the hotels across the capital that have planning permission, or are already under construction are based in Westminster (48), adding over 6,800 new guest rooms. A further 12 are in the  Heathrow area.
  • Hopkins House was designed by Michael and Patty Hopkins as their own home. We take a look at the lightweight steel and glass house as part of our series on  high-tech architecture.
  • Contractors have agreed to create 560 jobs and hundreds of new apprenticeships in the construction industry by 2025.
  • Galliard Homes has acquired a £140m residential development site about London’s new Tottenham Court Road Crossrail station.
  • Stanton Williams used glazing to give patients and the public a chance to celebrate the little-seen work of clinicians and researchers.
  • Unlike the tunnel boring machines, which are constructing the Thames Tideway sewer itself along with two connection tunnels, Ward & Burke's pipe-jacking machines are unmanned excavators that are controlled by a team working at ground level.

     

  • Enfield Council has agreed to plans that will transform two adjacent Edmonton estates, dramatically improving residents’ lives.

     

  • Three Rivers District Council has opened 17 flats, which have now all been filled, in Bury Lane, Rickmansworth.
  • BOLD new plans have been unveiled to revamp and rename Gretna Gateway Outlet Village in a multi-million pound investment by its owners.
  • Plans to turn a four-storey underground car park in London into a shopping and leisure complex should act as a “spring board” for similar schemes across the UK, according to an engineering group dedicated to promoting smart use of underground space.

What the UK's construction industry is saying about London Build..

  • It was our first time as an exhibitor and London Build Expo did not disappoint. It proved to be both exciting and productive. Looking forward to next year.
    Kash Ansari
    Marketing Manager, Nexans
  • Certainly the best Expo I’ve been to with regards to meeting the desired audience!
    Ryan Johnson
    Commercial Manager, Architectural Fabrications Limited
  • London Build 2018 was our first year as exhibitors & we thoroughly enjoyed it. The show had plenty of interaction and interest!
    Free Falcon
  • London Build is a busy and vibrant expo bringing together large to small players in architecture, interior design, building, construction and refurbishment. I would recommend it as both an exhibitor and as a visitor.
    Sarah Hodgkins
    Owner and Artist, Charlotte Designs
  • We attended as a visitor for the first time last year and were impressed enough to rebook for this year. The standard of visitors that came to the stand was really good and the variety of roles from MD’s to electricians was excellent and some meaningful conversations took place, we met people that we would not have been able to access during a normal working week. It was a well organised event, very easy for the exhibitor and a really good atmosphere throughout, I would recommend that anyone who visited with a view to taking stand space in 2019 should go for it.
    Tim Brown
    Technical and Specification Manager, Unitrunk
  • I would wholeheartedly recommend exhibiting at London Build.
    Adam Martin
    Area Sales Advisor, Indigo Industrial Supplies
  • We had a great time exhibiting at this year’s show. We met a real mix of individuals and companies, collected some valuable leads and found it an excellent platform to showcase our new fire safe building wrap material to the market.
    Brett Rigby
    Business Development Manager, Service Graphics​​​​​​​
  • A very well organised exhibition. From the initial booking of our stand, design, social media coverage and logistics; London Build 2018 was a breeze to organise and exhibit at. The layout of the floorplan was very clear and enabled exhibitors to find stands they were interested in and engage with exhibitors. We certainly made a lot of new contacts and would recommend London Build!
    Suzie Davies
    Managing Director, Marquee Contracting Limited
  • London Build is THE construction show for London. A must attend
    Stuart Goddard
    Sales Director, The CPD Service
  • The London Build Expo was a well organised and attended event. The quality of the speakers and the discussion was high and there was a progressive development of new products and materials on show.
    Mark Hopkins
    Associate Director - Project Management, The Portman Estate​​​​​​​
  • London Build Expo was a wonderful event. I particularly enjoyed the balance of like-minded professions and stimulating debate. There was never a moment without something of interest to see
    Chris Hildrey
    Architect, Director, Hildrey Studio​​​​​​​
  • London Build Expo was a great experience bringing together all facets of building construction and operation. Highly recommended!
    Richard McElligott
    Director, Future Decisions​​​​​​​

 

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