Built Environment Networking Blog:

Knowsley Council To Launch Search For Developer

Knowsley Council are set to launch a major search in January as they seek to appoint a development partner for a new scheme in Huyton which will become their new staff headquarters – bringing all 1,200 staff under one house. Part of a wider regeneration of the town the scheme will see a new 81,000 […]

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Argent’s Octagonal Tower To Utilise Green Heating Technology

Major developer Argent are looking to utilise green technology for their latest project in Birmingham – a landmark Octagonal 49-storey tower designed by Glenn Howells Architects which forms part of their Paradise project. Argent – who’re speaking at the Building Zero Carbon Britain Conference – are looking to use air-source heat pumps to provide warmth […]

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Planning Permission Passed For 10,000 Job Creation Scheme

Ambitious plans to transform the former SSI Redcar steelworks site have taken a step forward – as planning permission has been granted. The project, named Teesworks, is a public sector led development project which will act as a truly game-changing scheme for the region – creating a world class manufacturing site feeding into the North […]

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Firethorn Trust Q&A: A Look Into The Logistics & Sheds Marketplace

Following our recent Logistics & Sheds Development Conference we’ve been speaking exclusively with one of the event panellists – Peter Mather, Partner at Firethorn Trust. Peter is an executive board director at the firm, responsible for sourcing and executing new real estate investment and development opportunities across the UK. Focused on the delivery of Firethorn’s […]

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Isolergrund Q&A: Modular Pre-Cast Building Foundations

We’ve been speaking exclusively to one of the sponsors of our upcoming Offsite & MMC Conference. Isolergrund is a modular, pre-cast building foundation system that is constructed from precisely dimensioned , fibre-reinforced concrete beam elements , bonded and layered thermal insulation, gas and vapour sealing materials and a controllable negative pressure device… Q. How does […]

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Be First: Utilising MMC To Deliver 50,000 Homes & 20,000 Jobs

Be First – working in partnership with the London Borough of Barking & Dagenham – is at the heart of London’s eastward growth, attracting developers and investors to the most affordable and accessible opportunities in the whole of the South East. With 400-hectares of development land, they’re planning to build 50,000 high quality new homes […]

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