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Modular airspace living to help solve the London housing shortage

Modular airspace living to help solve the London housing shortage

The recent BBC One programme Inside Out London that aired on 26th February, talked about how London residents are benefitting from rooftop residential construction. This is by no means a

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Classically-crafted homes at Holburne Park

Classically-crafted homes at Holburne Park

Holbourne Park is built in a beautiful parkland setting which was previously home to one of the MOD’s ‘Hutment’ sites in which the Ministry of Staff in Bath occupied whilst

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Proudly restoring Middlesbrough’s historic Grade II listed Town Hall

Proudly restoring Middlesbrough’s historic Grade II listed Town Hall

The North-East town of Middlesbrough will shortly be celebrating the re-opening of its historic 19th century Town Hall. One of the last Gothic-style town halls to be built in England,

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Senior Building Control Surveyor / Project Manager within our sister company BRCS (Building Control) Ltd

Senior Building Control Surveyor / Project Manager within our sister company BRCS (Building Control) Ltd

£ excellent package Vacancies in South Yorkshire and Essex BRCS (Building Control) Ltd is based in Chelmsford, Essex and is one of the first three companies in the UK granted

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Protecting our wild birds during their nesting season

Protecting our wild birds during their nesting season

As we say goodbye to the wintery months and welcome spring in, we also encounter the main bird nesting season which runs from mid-March to August (earlier after a mild

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Knock, knock, knock…

Knock, knock, knock…

Who’s there? A Quality Site Inspector who has taken a picture of a door which has clearly been damaged whilst the lock set was fitted.

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Perils of programming

Perils of programming

Water ingress on the ground floor of a 6 storey building. Programme constraints meant that the contractor had to start fitting-out (note that the walls are already plastered) before roofing

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Lack of resilience

Lack of resilience

It’s defects like this that might get missed by the ‘normal eye’ which is why Quality Site Inspectors are vital on site to check for errors that may cause potential

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Sound thinking

Sound thinking

Insulation to this high specification acoustic partition appeared to be properly installed, but a closer inspection by one of our Clerk of Works showed that it was cut between the

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75% of construction professionals say quality management is inadequate

75% of construction professionals say quality management is inadequate

Article written by Will Mann, Construction Manager 28th February 2018 The findings from the CIOB ‘call for evidence’, which will be shared with the Hackitt Review and the Grenfell Inquiry

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