Mar 25, 2019 Last Updated 1:03 PM, Mar 22, 2019

A safe fit

Extra safety has been incorporated into an extra care housing development for over-55s, courtesy of GEZE UK.
Managing budgets and making the right maintenance and housing improvement decisions at the right time is crucial for social housing providers – and that’s where CIT (Consultancy, Investigation, Training) is helping advise and guide clients, says Rob McCormack, Director of CIT.
Stuart Doggrell, Water Heating General Manager at Fabdec, discusses how developments in water heating can improve efficiency and sustainability for housing associations and improve standards for residents.
In this article, Geoff Fawkes, Director of The McAvoy Group, looks at how off-site construction is helping to address the housing crisis by increasing productivity.
As the result of a successful tender, Carl F Groupco is supplying hardware to Tai Tarian, one of the largest social landlords in Wales with responsibility for over 9,000 properties. The prestigious contract which supports all Tai Tarian’s hardware needs for maintenance, renewal and new…
It’s no secret that having a diverse workforce benefits businesses in a myriad of different ways. In the public sector specifically, diversity allows organisations to better understand the wants and needs of customers, and in social housing, ensure buildings and communities are constructed in a…
Upgraded ceiling and floor systems are a great way to improve acoustic performance – particularly when it comes to social housing developments of multi-tenant occupancy. Here British Gypsum Residential Sector Manager, Sarah White, explains how, through intelligent design, Building Regulations can be exceeded with little…
Centrepoint has recently published a report on youth homelessness in the UK which suggests that there is a much higher level of underlying youth homelessness than official figures indicate – with an estimated 86,000 young people suffering from homelessness, writes Kane Kirkbride, Partner at law…
With Britain still in austerity, public sector bodies face increasingly difficult times, both financially and operationally. Despite funding gaps getting larger, the demand for new schools, hospitals and leisure facilities continues to grow. Robbie Blackhurst, Managing Director of Procure North West, discusses how the private…
Here Alan Davison, Building Surveying Senior Partner at Pellings, weighs up the pros and cons of each consultancy framework option for the best results.

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