Apr 30, 2017 Last Updated 10:20 AM, Apr 28, 2017

Housing

The need for more social housing in the UK is a fact that can’t be argued against, but how can this be addressed? Chris Slezakowski, Innovation Director for the UK & Ireland…
Two new South Lakeland housing developments have welcomed their first residents, giving local families the opportunity to stay in their community and helping ease the current demand for housing.
The £8.9m recladding of the landmark 17-storey residential tower, Chaucer House in Sutton, Surrey, has been completed using an innovative form of fixing solution to overcome significant technical challenges whilst allowing residents…
Simon Wild, European Category Marketing Manager at Formica Group, looks at the importance of housing design for senior living and the contribution cladding can play.
Here, Andrew Carpenter, Chief Executive of the Structural Timber Association, highlights the inherent cost benefits that structural timber frame offers house-builders, developers and contractors.
Tom Shaw, Director at Ramboll, asks: could clever engineering solve the lack of housing stock currently available in the UK?
Stuart Hicks from cold-applied liquid waterproofing specialist, Kemper System, discusses the roofing system at ‘The Mount’, a mixed scheme of private, affordable and social housing at Millbrook Park, North London.
Nick Cooper, Technical Director at AluK, explains why aluminium fenestration is ideal for sustainable social housing.
The Structural Timber Awards is a celebration of innovation, best practice and expertise in timber technology. The finalists have just recently been announced and four outstanding social housing projects have been shortlisted…
A new multimillion pound housing development at Grange-over-Sands has been welcoming its first residents, providing a welcome facelift to a formerly neglected brownfield site.
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