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  • The two firms will start building 11,500 homes on the site once the DLR has been extended to the area
  • The deals are the latest to be awarded through the government’s £350m local authority accelerated construction (LAAC) programme
  • Housing minister Esther McVey has announced plans for a new hub promoting modern methods of construction (MMC) in the north of England, alongside £38m in funding designed to unlock construction of 2,000 homes.
  • Moda Living, a leading developer, owner and operator of homes for rent, has appointed sister company Caddick Construction to deliver 515 homes designed exclusively for rent in Leeds city centre, with start on-site due this year.
  • Humans of Construction at London Build 2019

    24 Oct 2019 Costello Palmer Communications
    This November will see London Build once again take over the Olympia London, bringing together over 25,000 construction professionals across two days for the largest built environment show for London. ...
  • Foggo Associates has designed a curved high-rise in central London at 70 St Mary Axe, which is widely known as the Can of Ham due to its distinctive shape.

     

  • Plans have been submitted to develop part of Bletchley Park into a technology school for 1,000 students.
  • Lancashire Cricket Club and Trafford Council have revealed transformational plans in the initial phase of the development of the new Civic Quarter
  • Residential landlord Thrive Homes is planning a £30m residential development on the site of a construction company's premises in Hertfordshire.
  • Housebuilder plans to expand its West London Construction Academy

    Berkeley Group plans to ramp up the training offer at its West London Construction Academy as part of its goal of luring high-quality newcomers to join the company.

  • In the space of a day, two modular homes were delivered and assembled on site before a group of local residents, who had gathered to watch the new project take shape.
  • Sustainability consultant Accelar has teamed up with Danish company Floodframe to test the market in the UK for its patent-pending automated flood protection system.
    • Developer Ssassy Property is constructing 25 homes in the village of Southmoor
    • Each will adhere to the German 'passivhaus' model for energy efficient buildings
    • Power for the all-electric homes will come from roof-mounted solar panels
    • Mechanical ventilation and mini heat pumps will keep the home heated
  • The sale of three modest strips of land under a railway bridge in south London is expected to set a record at auction this week.
  • Unknown Works, a London- and Hong Kong-based collective of young architects and designers, has completed a fish & chip shop in one of China’s largest cities based on 3D scanning of UK chippies.
  • Interserve Construction has been named preferred bidder for a £36m redevelopment programme by Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust.
  • Autumn, the cosiest season of all has arrived, hurrah! There’s no better feeling than being snug and cosy in your own home. As the days grow shorter and the nights become colder, it's important to incorporate comfort into your home. 
  • Brighton & Hove City Council has chosen Westridge Construction as the preferred interim contractor to continue essential redevelopment work on Brighton Dome Corn Exchange and Studio Theatre
  • Neutral, minimalist design has been the name of the interiors game for several seasons. And it’s easy to see why: it’s tasteful, fuss-free and appeals to almost everyone.

     

  • Interserve has won a £13m contract to build a new heritage and arts centre in Oldham. The centre, known as Oma, is intended to create a ‘cultural gateway’ for the town.

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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