UK town experiences record housebuilding levels

Northwest of London, Hertfordshire’s Watford has reached record-breaking levels in the number of brand-new homes being built, according to (more…)

Permission granted to build 182 homes

A residential project in Swindon, Wiltshire has received full planning approval to construct 182 new homes on site. (more…)

How architects design energy-efficient buildings

In response to the threat of global warming, the government is committed to reducing the UK’s carbon footprint. Architects are helping by designing low-carbon buildings. Their professional association, The Royal Institute of British Architects, encourages energy-efficient (more…)

Global food manufacturer plans warehouse extension

A recent planning application that was submitted for the approval of Carlisle City Council has outlined aims of extending an iconic factory building that has stood in the border city (more…)

A guide to building a house extension

If you need more living space in your home, consider building an extension. This type of building project can be expensive, so you need to get it right. However, an architect can work with you to create a design that looks good, functions well and is (more…)

Major Southwest development in the works

A new development is set to potentially contain Southwest England’s largest urban park for (more…)

Former Top Gear host plans to extend castle

Richard Hammond, a past presenter of the popular show for petrol heads, now seeks to extend the kitchen based at his Herefordshire property, known as Bollitree Castle, with an (more…)

Staffordshire residential project starts at former factory

Construction work has now begun on a housing estate based on a site in Staffordshire, which was formerly used by one of the equipment manufacturer JCB’s factories. (more…)

Welsh zoo opens new home for big cats

Funded by public donations from across the globe, the Welsh Mountain Zoo in Colwyn Bay, North Wales has now opened a (more…)

Weymouth development plans submitted

An application to construct three new detached houses in Weymouth has been put forward to Dorset Council for the consideration of its planning committee. If awarded approval, construction of three family-sized homes will begin on a plot of land known as (more…)

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