Entries by Lyn


  INNOVATIVE NEW PRIMARY SCHOOL, SCHOOL 360, WELCOMES FIRST PUPILS TO SUGAR HOUSE ISLAND, EAST LONDON School 360, an innovative new primary school, has opened its doors at Sugar House Island in east London. Operated by the Big Education Trust, the school will join its sister school, the Ofsted-rated ‘Outstanding’ School 21, in Stratford. Granted […]

Recognising Plastic-Saving Tactics

Waterlogic, a leading global designer, manufacturer, distributor and service provider of purified drinking water dispensers, presents its latest Oceansaver Accolade to DPD, the leading express parcel delivery service. The accolade recognises organisations that have made a significant contribution and commitment to the reduction of single-use plastics that not only impact climate change, but also dangerously […]

Cast Iron Authenticity

When it came to the specification of a replacement rainwater system for a 19th century school building , Brett Martin’s Cascade Cast Iron Style Rainwater System offered authentic detailing, long-term performance and ease of installation without compromising the integrity of the building. Located in the West Midlands and close to Wolverhampton, the original cast iron […]

‘Colossal’ Skills Drive needed to meet £650bn Plan

The government’s announcement of a record £650bn investment in infrastructure projects over the next decade will be a massive boost to the building services sector but will need to be matched by an unprecedented surge in training and recruitment, according to the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA). A mixture of public money, private sector investment […]

Planning Submitted for £22 million school

PLANNING application for a new replacement special school in north Powys has been submitted by the county council. Powys County Council wants to build a new £22m school for Ysgol Cedewain in Newtown. As part of the proposed development, the new school building will have purpose-built and state-of-the-art facilities including a hydrotherapy pool, sensory and […]

Getting Career Ready with West Fraser

West Fraser, formerly known as Norbord, is always keen to help young people with a positive start in the world of work as one young student found out when he joined the company for a four-week internship.  “We joined the Career Ready network a couple of years ago as we wanted to help support the […]

Passivhaus Component Certification Award for SAV

SAV Systems is proud to announce that the AirMaster AM 1000 has been awarded Passivhaus Component certification in conjunction with their Danish partner, Airmaster A/S. The flagship AM 1000 is the first decentralised, duct free, mechanical ventilation unit with heat recovery (MVHR) on the market to be awarded the certification. This enables the AirMaster AM […]

USA – Post Covid Ventilation

More than a year after the COVID-19 pandemic hit the world and sent almost everyone home, people are getting ready to return to classrooms, workplaces and public spaces as they adapt to a new normal of rules, conditions and restrictions. Post-Covid architecture is in the spotlight today with the design and construction industry engaged in […]

Modular Learning

YOUNGSTERS heading back to an East Lothian primary school this month will find a new classroom has been craned in ready for lessons. West Barns Primary School has added a temporary new classroom for its P6/P7 pupils over the summer holidays, to help provide space for the growing number of children. The modular classroom building […]

Developers False Promises

New Shrewsbury secondary school ‘needed to match development plans’ A new secondary school needs to be built in a town to cope with the demand of large-scale development, councillors say. Concerns have been raised that an increasing number of families are seeing their children miss out on places at their preferred schools in Shrewsbury, with […]