Green light for Dover Castle building

Plans for a new visitor admissions building for Dover Castle has been approved.

English Heritage unveils 20 best development schemes

English Heritage has this week championed the 20 best development schemes in historic places.

Smithfield Market inquiry starts

The public inquiry into the future of the abandoned Smithfield Market,Clerkenwell, one of London's most famous markets, is underway.

English Heritage applauds Sir Nikolaus Pevsner

The architectural historian Sir Nikolaus Pevsner will be commemorated today with an English Heritage Blue Plaque at 2 Wildwood Terrace, Hampstead, NW3, where he lived from 1936 until his death in 1983.

Blow for English heritage

English Heritage, the Government's lead adviser on the historic environment, will see its grant rise from £123.7m at present to £130.7m at the end of the three-year spending review period, Culture secretary James Purnell announced today.

Battersea Power Station upgraded

Accepting the advice of English Heritage, Culture minister, Margaret Hodge, has decided to upgrade Battersea Power Station listing from Grade II to Grade II*.

New commissioner of English Heritage

Chris Wilkinson, the founding member of Wilkinson Eyre Architects, one of the UK's leading architectural practices, has been appointed as a Commissioner of English Heritage.

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2017-05-31 13:33

The rate of Insurance Premium Tax (IPT) will rise by two per cent on June 1 to 12 per cent on all non-exempt transactions. Martin Bennison, managing director at construction finance firm Ultimate Finance, explains what this means for UK construction companies.

2017-05-25 08:41

Building Information Modelling (BIM) is growing in popularity and is now mandatory for centrally funded public-sector projects. Experts and the curious are gathering more and more frequently at dedicated congresses, exhibitions and workshops. Many people are now asking: Where does the UK stand on the issue of BIM and the digitisation of the construction industry?

2017-05-10 10:47

Opening site doors to more females is vital to plugging the construction skills gap, reports Claire Cameron

THE construction industry continues to be plagued by a well-documented skills gap with some suggesting the shortage could get worse before it gets better.

2017-05-08 14:27

If you work on a building site, are self-employed or have a zero-hours contract, you might be surprised to know you work in the ”gig economy”. This is the economy characterised by temporary work and irregular hours, pay and working conditions.

2017-03-29 10:31

Jeremy Gould, VP sales Europe, TomTom Telematics, discusses how technological developments in vehicle telematics have opened up new workflow management possibilities for the construction industry

2017-03-21 09:31

With the demand of oil increasing, it’s estimated that the Earth will reach its full capacity for oil consumption at some point within the next 20 years. This is despite the production of oil decreasing, and the construction industry is no exception to this, reports Niftylift.

2017-03-17 10:55

With construction firms leading the way in drone technology, Claire Cameron takes a closer look at how unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) can be used onsite

2017-03-07 16:20

While the physical safety of workers is prioritised on construction sites, mental health is often overlooked, reports Claire Cameron

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