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Brookhurst Delivers Tiles to Suffolk Development

Brookhurst Delivers Tiles to Suffolk Development

Brookhurst handmade clay roof tiles have been selected for use on a new build and renovation project which is taking place in the Thredling Hundred area of mid Suffolk. The location is close to the village centre of Debenham. The construction is for an outstanding and spacious home which is surrounded by a number of both old and new outbuildings. The site was purchased via auction, subject to planning permission and will deliver wide ranging views of the Suffolk landscape.…

Safe Trades 4 You Launches e-commerce Platform

Safe Trades 4 You Launches e-commerce Platform

The new online platform safetrades4you.com launched recently. This new e-commerce platform has been designed to offer a place for trade professionals to be connected to regional clients. This new organization has been created in order to try and use industry benchmarks that are based on public confidence and trust. In order to be featured on this new e-commerce platform, individuals and businesses must meet a range of specific requirements that assure the potential customer of their credibility. The platform should…

Scandinavian Comfort: Hygge Interior Design Tips

Scandinavian Comfort: Hygge Interior Design Tips

Whether you’re a devout enthusiast of interiors or something of a decor novice, there is little doubt you will have heard design’s latest buzzword - hygge. But do you know what it is? And, aside from that tiny detail, do you have the slightest clue how to implement the style in your home? Originating in the 18th-century, Hygge applies to an overall sense of wellness. A happier life, one might say, evoked through decor in the form of a cosy, sanctuary-style home.…

PERCH Elmswood Co-Working Space

PERCH Elmswood Co-Working Space

Last week the PERCH Elmsbrook development was started in Bicester. The co-working space has been designed by Architype and will integrate into the North West Bicester Eco Town. The construction work is being carried out by Kier Group who have been working with Cherwell District Council as the project develops. The development will create a 1,400 sqm. And three storey building that will have enough office space for 125 people. The development will offer a highly sustainable working space for…

London Design Festival Starts in September

London Design Festival Starts in September

Between the 16th and the 24th of September, London will be showcasing a range of different design companies, looking to celebrate local and international companies alike. The London Design Festival this month is the perfect opportunity for the Capital city to demonstrate why it is seen as the design capital of the world. The festival is in its 15th year and still remains popular. This year the festival will be supporting hundreds of unique and innovative events at a number…

Advice for installing accessibility solutions in a listed property

If you struggle to get around, there are solutions available to better enable you to live independently in your own home, and to access services when you’re out and about. Provisions to help disabled or immobile children, adults and the elderly include the installation of passenger lifts and stairlifts, level access, rails and ramps. But for listed properties, planning permissions and government legislation can often be barriers to accessibility. As an owner of a listed building, you hold a special…

GRAHAM Construction Complete Halifax Piece Hall

GRAHAM Construction Complete Halifax Piece Hall

GRAHAM Construction has completed their work to transform the 18th century Piece Hall in Halifax. The work that has been carried out has been valued at around £22 million. The work to rejuvenate the Grade I listed building and create a new cultural and visitor destination has been taking place since November 2014. The work on the Piece Hall has been officially completed and was officially open to the public in the 1st of August. This opening was planned in…

BEDC Wins Largest Contract After First Year in Operation

BEDC Wins Largest Contract After First Year in Operation

BEDC the Hartlepool based firm operates within the small sector of façade designs for buildings. The company has just been awarded a significant £500,000 contract. This is amazing news for BEDC, who have just celebrated their first year in business. The company was first launched by Simon Ayre, now the director of the company. BEDC is based in the UK Steel and Enterprise’s Innovation Centre which is in Hartlepool. Since first being established, the company has since doubled their office…

Dover Architecture on Display with Coastal Trail

Dover Architecture on Display with Coastal Trail

Dover will soon have a new architectural coastal trail. The Dover Arts Development has already released news of the CHALKUP 21 which is a trail that will be located along the Strait of Dover. The 17-mile long coastal trail will stretch between Folkestone and Deal, connecting nine different buildings and public artworks that have been created in the coastal town over the course of the past 17 years. In order to celebrate 21st century architecture and art in Dover, the…

GRAPHISOFT Won Marketing Campaign of the Year- Software at IBAs

GRAPHISOFT Won Marketing Campaign of the Year- Software at IBAs

GRAPHISOFT, the creator of the industry first BIM software for Architects has recently won the Gold Stevie® Award as part of the International Business Awards. The Stevie Awards are split into seven different programs which are: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards; the German Stevie Awards; the American Business Awards; the Stevie Awards for Women in Business and the International Business Awards. These awards competitions receive around 10,000 nominations each year across 60 different nations. GRAPHISOFT® has been given this prestigious award…