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Striking Exterior by Lustalux Finishes off Boat Shed Development

As a part of an innovative new development located on Salford Quays, the window film and signage experts, Lustalux have completed work on the exterior of the Boatshed. This modern dark exterior has received bright new signage painted onto the facade of the building. The overall bold black and yellow look is striking. Lustalux is a Lancashire-based company that has been working for more than 20 years to supply and install commercial window film, vinyl graphics, manifestations and signage throughout…

Abbey Wood Station Reaches Milestone

Abbey Wood Station Reaches Milestone

Abbey Wood Station’s new ticket hall and concourse has been opened as a further developmental milestone as a part of the Railway Upgrade Plan. The new station will also be a part of the Crossrail project and will cut journeys to a range of central London locations in half with the development of the Elizabeth line. The new station and the reduced travel times that are being offered as a part of the Crossrail project is already having a positive…

Saira Hussain Takes Part in House of Commons Housing Debates

Saira Hussain Takes Part in House of Commons Housing Debates

The founder of Hussain Architectural Design, the female-led multi-award winning architectural and planning consultants company, Saira Hussain, was at the House of Commons last week in order to take part in a debate hosted by Virendra Sharma MP and was attended by the MPs Paul Scully, Keith Best, Caroline West and Baroness Verma. The debate looked at a number of different topics such as immigration, the NHS, Brexit and Housing. It was the last topic that was of particular interest…

New Charles Rennie Mackintosh Collection to Celebrate 150th Birthday

New Charles Rennie Mackintosh Collection to Celebrate 150th Birthday

2018 will see the 150th anniversary of the birth of Glasgow-born Charles Rennie Mackintosh, considered to be one of the most celebrated architects and designers to work in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. In order to celebrate this landmark anniversary, Craft Design House is commissioning a range of new work that is expected to reflect and celebrate the unique and innovative style of the well-known architect. Craft Design House has commissioned this work, and will be working in…

Countryside Named Large Housebuilder of the Year 2017

Countryside Named Large Housebuilder of the Year 2017

Countryside, the Brentwood-based homebuilder has recently been awarded the most prestigious award available at the 2017 Housebuilder awards. The company has been named as the Large Housebuilder of the year. The awards were judged by a team of property experts, the homebuilder has been able to showcase their thoughtful approach to place making, house design and their community orientated approach when building new homes. As well as being given this coveted award, Countryside has been recognised for their exceptional design…

The Fernaig Cottage Nominated for RIBA House of the Year 2017

The Fernaig Cottage Nominated for RIBA House of the Year 2017

The Fernaig Cottage has been nominated for one of the UK’s most prestigious architecture awards, The RIBA House of the Year 2017. The former Shepherd’s cottage can be found in Wester Ross, Scottish Highlands. The cottage is already award winning, having received the Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland Awards 2017. The cottage was saved from dilapidation by Gillian Scampton, of Pedder & Scampton Architects and Andrew Barnett, from Hopkins Architects in London. The former shepherd’s cottage used to have…

Watson Batty Architects See Growth in Education Sector

Watson Batty Architects See Growth in Education Sector

Watson Batty Architects has announced that they have seen significant growth levels as a result of more projects taking place in the education sector. The Architects practice has also announced that they are on track to achieve their projected £3 million turnover by April 2018 year end and a turnover of £4 million by 2020, representing a 20% growth year on year. It has been calculated that development projects taking place in the education sector account for around 30% of…

iGrass to Exhibit at FutureScape in November

iGrass to Exhibit at FutureScape in November

iGrass, the leading supplier of artificial grass to be used by landscape trade professionals has announced that they will be exhibiting at FutureScape, the UK’s top landscaping trade event. FutureScape will take place at Sandown Park Racecourse in Esher, Surrey on Tuesday the 14th November. The exhibition promotes the use of field-leading products as well as offering a broad networking event featuring some of the biggest names in landscaping, garden design and grounds maintenance. FutureScape is an event that continues…

Saira Hussain Speaks at Parliamentary Debate

Saira Hussain of Hussain Architectural Design Ltd has attended the Houses of Parliament with her colleague Mousaf Chaudhary in order to take part in a debate about Architecture and Wellbeing. The debate was hosted by Rt Hon Keith Vaz who is a Member of Parliament. The panelists for the debate include Dr. David Unwin, the General Practitioner of Norwood Surgery; Lord Clive Brooke, Baron of Alverthorpe and member of the House of Lords; Dr. Aseem Malhotra, Cardiologist; Annie O’Leary an…

Sladen Estates Appoints New Architect

Sladen Estates Appoints New Architect

Steve Melhuish has joined the national developer Sladen Estates as an architect. The developers have made the appointment in order to boost their in-house design team. Sladen Estates is a commercial development company who have recently acquired a number of new developments located right across the UK. The expertise offered by Steve will provide the company with more support when carrying out these developments and any others in the future. Sladen Estates focuses on commercial developments including industrial, offices, retail…