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Big Ben silenced to protect refurb team

Big Ben’s famous chimes will fall silent from next week until 2021 to allow refurbishment work to be carried out on the famous clock tower. The bongs will sound for the final time at midday on Monday before being disconnected… Continue Reading →

Maintenance specialist ceases trading

Welsh construction and maintenance group Contract Services (South Wales) Ltd has ceased trading with the loss of 102 jobs. The firm was hit by cash flow problems and has now called in Begbies Traynor to start the process of liquidation…. Continue Reading →

Mace to oversee £330m Town Hall revamp

Mace has been appointed as the project manager for the £330m Our Town Hall project to repair and upgrade Manchester’s Town Hall and Albert Square. he 140-year-old building is structurally sound but many of its elements are now reaching the… Continue Reading →

Edinburgh Uni plans £120m revamp

Edinburgh University has started the hunt for a contractor to deliver a major upgrade and conversion of the Scottish capital’s former Royal Infirmary building. It plans to create a major educational hub scheme at the historic building in the Quartermile development area… Continue Reading →

One of the world’s finest treasure houses safeguards its architectural finery during refurbishment

The Burrell Collection in Glasgow has appointed Cliveden Conservation to help protect precious architectural pieces whilst the museum undergoes a four-year refurbishment and re-display of its collection. Both parties will work closely together to dismantle or protect in situ a… Continue Reading →

Pilkington Planar™ entices readers to one of USA’s busiest libraries

The fundamental role of glass in the built environment is to allow light into spaces while keeping the elements out. But it often also plays a defining aesthetic role too, giving buildings their form and setting them apart as a… Continue Reading →

Lovell selected for first tower block reclad since Grenfell Tower

Partnership housing specialist Lovell has been selected by Sandwell Council to carry out a £9.7 million, 18-month improvement programme for three blocks of flats at the Lion Farm Estate, Oldbury in the West Midlands. The internal and external refurbishment of… Continue Reading →

Novus completes fast-track refurb for the JCB Academy

Novus Property Solutions has transformed a former primary school building as part of a fast-track refurbishment to create a new, state-of-the-art apprentice training centre in Staffordshire. The first of a new type of school to be launched in the UK… Continue Reading →


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