Wealden Homes are a prestigious housing developer specialising in quality new build homes in Kent and the South East. Keen to provide the best design and build, locations are carefully selected and the quality and aesthetic appearance are key factors in the choice of building materials. The latest development in Hollingbourne, for 14 detached family homes, consisting of 3 detached bungalows and 11 4/5 houses. Wealden Homes required a rainwater system that was in keeping with the surrounding area for the 3 detached bungalows.
In 1715 the eminent British Author, Daniel Defoe, said: “Liverpool(e) is one of the wonders of Britain. What it may grow to in time I know not.” It is in this spirit that The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) will open a new national architecture centre, RIBA North, on 17th June on the Liverpool Waterfront, designed by Matt Brook of Broadway Malyan – who also designed Mann Island. Here, FC&A looks at RIBA’s latest centre.
Award-winning business recovery specialist, Gibson Hewitt, is warning members of the construction industry to keep on top of snagging lists to prevent business distress.
An inspiring flooring solution from Interface has been installed at the WSP Group offices at the recently-completed 110 Queen Street development in Glasgow.
The Ladbroke Grove development from Taylor Wimpey Central London, is part of the regeneration of Grand Union Centre, and includes both luxury apartments and homes for first-time buyers, close to Kensington and Chelsea. This mixed use scheme combines living and working, with office accommodation and retail units available alongside a high-quality development of apartments set around a private courtyard in W10.
The Grand Ocean Hotel in Saltdean, near Brighton, epitomises a bygone era of glamourous seaside elegance. First opened in 1938, the Grade II listed building’s crescent-shaped white facade makes it a classic of Art Deco architectural design.
Glazing Vision's one wall box rooflights were incorporated in Taylor Wimpey's prestigious, high specification residential development at St Dunstan's House, Fetter Lane in the City of London. The scheme provides 76 luxury private apartments, a residents' lounge and library, landscaped courtyard in a historic setting, complete with basement parking and concierge facilities.
Clement Windows’ bespoke EB16 steel window range has been chosen to replace the original single glazed fenestration at Harleyford Court, a residential building within Lambeth’s Vauxhall Conservation Area.
At the forefront of industry research and development, a leading UK based manufacturer and supplier of premium building products, Alumasc Facade Systems, constantly strives to innovate – developing its range of facade solutions.
Stockport based Bamford Doors were approached by a public sector client to solve a problem they were having providing reliable access at a small housing development with residents of mixed age and ability.