The UK is in the Midst of a Housing Crisis
30 Apr 2015
Political parties have been using this headline as an attempt to influence our vote in the election of May 7th. I imagine you will read these headlines for the next decade and it will continue to be a political lever at the next election. The author of this report is not a politician and will happily answer all your questions. There are reports suggesting we should move all single, older people into small boxes and allow families to move in to their current homes, seems a little ... more
A Word from our Head of Operations
23 Apr 2015
After the successful installation and completion of over 1200 module lifts on various MOD bases throughout the United Kingdom for Lend Lease over the last 18 months, we have recently embarked on a further 207 bedroom student accommodation installation in the centre of Newcastle.
Our ongoing commitment and improvements to high risk activities and in particular to working at height activities, has led us to design and develop a bespoke lifting frame and carousel to suit all our modular ... more
We keep hearing the same old same about housing ...
13 Mar 2015
not enough houses built...no tradesmen...lack of materials...poor quality
Strange considering there has been a recession why should this be the case?The construction industry is and forms a large part of a vibrant and prosperous economy. So why suddenly is there a need to build 250,000 homes? If social housing build had continued throughout the recession, perhaps it would not have been as deep and painful!! I am no politician or economist just a baffled onlooker.Everybody deserves a ... more
A Note from The Commercial and Procurement Manager
06 Mar 2015
It is a busy time in the Commercial Department at the moment thanks to the increasing success of our bid teams who have successfully secured works across a whole range of sectors. Despite the workload it is an excellent position in which we find ourselves. In the last two months alone the GMS Division has been awarded a number of separate schemes ranging from the very small up to several million pounds each in value.
Within this buoyant environment the highlights of the last couple ... more