£1.6bn public sector modular construction framework up for renewal

Firms have until the end of March to register their interest in a £1.6bn modular construction framework which is being procured by the NHS Shared Business Services Group. The current arrangement, which runs out on July 31, has 19 approved suppliers but it is believed that the updated agreement, again covering four years, can accommodate […]

Posted by: Mark Flanagan

Read more

IN FOCUS: Global renewable energy visionaries RES

RES is leading the way in the drive towards a zero carbon society and meeting the UK’s renewable energy needs. We asked them about their plans and playing their part in the sustainability revolution. You have built a development portfolio of over 2GW of Wind and Solar energy in the UK and RES has established […]

Posted by: Mark Flanagan

Read more

A shed shortage: how can the logistics industry keep up with demand?

The logistics industry is booming. The continual rise of ecommerce and rapid expansion of Amazon has meant it is one of the few industries to enjoy sustained growth during the pandemic. Here Jim Connolly, the Strategic Development Director of CLS Risk Solutions, outlines the hurdles that must be overcome to satisfy an unquenchable thirst for […]

Posted by: Mark Flanagan

Read more

British Property Federation: Opportunities in a Post Brexit World

The current pandemic has meant the light hasn’t been shone so much on the potential challenges and opportunities surrounding Brexit. Ahead of our event later this month – titled Property Sector Opportunities in a Post Brexit World – we’ve been speaking to Ian Fletcher, Director of Policy and the British Property Federation… Q. What is […]

Posted by: Nathan Spencer

Read more

Stoford Developments Completes Phase One of Spa Park

Stoford Developments – who’re speaking at our upcoming Logistics & Sheds Development Conference – has achieved practical completion of two speculative units in a multi-million-pound business park in Leamington Spa, heralding the completion of the first phase. Units 3 and 4 at Spa Park comprise 61,075 sq ft and 30,715 sq ft of space respectively, […]

Posted by: Nathan Spencer

Read more

The Three Construction Projects Transforming York

The City of York is poised for several development schemes, bringing major transformation of several areas as a result. York Central is the flagship development, a £1bn scheme that could be taking place over the next 20 years and is set to be a major boon to the city’s economy. Council Leader, Keith Aspden described […]

Posted by: John Clark

Read more

Unite unveils new £48m Nottingham Student Accommodation

Unite Students- one of the nation’s largest provides of purpose-built student accomodaton have revealed their plans to redevelop the site of a Jaguar showroom at Derby Road, with a new 690-bed student accommodation. Originally the site of the development was unknown due to confidentiality, but it has since gone public Unite will be showcasing their […]

Posted by: John Clark

Read more

From the Ashes: Development Opportunities for Damaged Mills

Former mills can become easily susceptible to damage by fire after being left vacant, both from arson and accidental fires. One such of these Mills was Newsome Mill in Huddersfield, left vacant since 2003. Whilst Newsome Mill originally had a development plan in place according to Nigel Hunston, Group Leader at Kirklees Council, it was […]

Posted by: John Clark

Read more