So you’ve found what you think could be the home of your dreams and have received a valuation survey from your prospective lender – so you don’t need ‘another’ survey right? Wrong. Many buyers hear the words ‘valuation survey’ and mistakenly think that their property has been thoroughly inspected. However this type of survey does […]
Why Thieves Are Attracted To Construction Projects A construction site crime-wave across Essex causes widespread concern over scaffolding security. Make sure your project is protected! Scaffolding is an essential part of many construction projects, acting to elevate workers whilst keeping them safe. The cost of scaffolding can be significant, at an average of between £960 […]
Why building new properties is profitable and likely to remain so; the gap between the costs of building and the profit potential thanks to rising property prices. Larger and smaller builders enjoying increased profits from new builds National house builders such as Barratt and Persimmon building thousands of new homes a year and smaller firms […]
What London’s new ‘super sewer’ is and how it will help alleviate the capital’s drainage problems by preventing sewage being discharged into the River Thames. 15 Mile Long Tunnel Under The Thames To Help London’s Sewage Overflow To combat increasing pressure on the capital’s existing sewers, a huge tunnel running from Acton in West London […]
Work began back in February 2016 on one of the UK’s largest civil engineering and marine construction projects, the Thames Tideway Tunnel. The Thames Tideway Tunnel is projected to make the Thames clean again by channeling and controlling between 39-50 million cubic metres of rain water and intercepting the overflow from 34 of the most […]
Sustainable drainage is need in the UK to prevent further serious flooding. Global warming means wetter winters and urbanisation is already putting our drainage networks under unprecedented pressure.
Falls from a height remain the biggest killer on construction sites. Ensure you have the right scaffolding insurance in place before you start business. Be clear about when a scaffold is required. Ensure that operators are adequately trained and that you have the right insurance in place. Preparation and Design The Work at Height Regulations […]