Thursday28 July 2016


London legacy

Olympic Games: Keeping the legacy alive

28 Jul 16 | By Joey Gardiner

Has the LLDC managed to adhere to the legacy promises that won the UK the Olympic bid in the first place?


Market review: After Brexit

26 Jul 16 | By Michael Dall

Brexit has sent shockwaves through the construction industry, though the statistics have yet to reveal the full impact


Fixing the NHS

22 Jul 16 | By David Blackman

Health service spending on building maintenance and repairs faces a £4.3bn backlog. But there is good news for the construction industry

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Top 150 contractors 2016

Top 150 contractors: The rough & tumble

21 Jul 16

This year’s contractors and housebuilders Top 150 shows the sector pulling out of recession, but economic danger remains

Theresa May

How Theresa May can avoid a construction recession

13 Jul 16

In these days of lightning fast political changes, and possibly dire economic prospects, prime minister Theresa May has to hit the ground running if she is to prevent construction slipping into another recession


This pensions crisis can only get worse

8 Jul 16

Consultants that offered generous final salary schemes decades ago are now suffering the consequences of shouldering huge pensions deficits

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Tony Giddings

Interview: Tony Giddings

15 Jul 16

Few people have done more to change the face of the UK’s cities than Tony Giddings, who stood down as partner at Argent at the end of last year

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Image of the week


Image of the week: A Rosey view

22 Jul 16

£5.4m refurbishment re-opened to the public on Wednesday

Sketch of the week


Sketch of the week: Rural Devon

22 Jul 16

This week’s #buildingdoodle sketch is by Joe Copp of Hilton Barnfield Architects

olympic stadium

Online poll: 2012 legacy

27 Jul 16

Are the 2012 Olympic Games delivering a strong enough legacy for London? Vote here



Paddington pole gets cut down to size

22 Jul 16

From the Paddington Pole to Theresa May’s cabinet, both appear to be busily wielding an axe

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Zoe Lane

Solving the skills gap is now critical

28 Jul 16

As a recruiter I see firms struggling to attract construction talent, we need a concerted push to tackle this head on

Chris Tinker

Getting back on track

27 Jul 16

The vote to leave the EU triggered a loss in investor and buyer confidence. While there has been some recovery, sentiment remains cautious and both developers and the government must look to support housing delivery in uncertain times

Simon Wyatt

Get the most from your EPC assessment

22 Jul 16

Advice for property owners and asset managers concerned they will not be able to lease property with an EPC rating of F or G

Martin Venning

We must fight hard for northern powerhouse momentum

22 Jul 16

The time to make the case to the new government for infrastructure investment in the North is now

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