May 22, 2018 Last Updated 9:47 AM, May 17, 2018
Here Alan Davison, Building Surveying Senior Partner at Pellings, weighs up the pros and cons of each consultancy framework option for the best results.
Here, Stuart Hicks from cold-applied liquid waterproofing specialist, Kemper System, explains the challenges and solutions during the renovation of a social housing development in Scotland.
Recent changes to social housing legislation are having a negative impact on the bottom line for social housing providers. The recent legislation enforcing landlords to cut their rents by 1% per year will be felt once again in April, and each consecutive April until 2020.
“The architecture community has lost a giant. Neave was a pioneer: he showed us how intellectual rigour, sensitive urbanism, his supreme design skill and determination could deliver wellbeing to the local community he served so well in Camden,” – RIBA President, Ben Derbyshire.
In pursuing their efforts to address fuel poverty, many social housing landlords face some unique challenges in tackling the pressures to keep rental and energy costs as low as possible while complying with increasingly stringent energy efficiency standards.

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