Wednesday, 30 November 2016

Industry looks to modular homes to solve housing crisis

Leading clients and housing minister say factory-built homes could transform the market

Crossrail 2 to let more than 200 contracts by early 2020s

Building Live: Head of commercial at Crossrail 2 says big contracts on £30bn scheme up for grabs within five years

Tuesday, 29 November 2016

Monday, 28 November 2016

Thursday, 24 November 2016

Google to pick King's Cross HQ builder by end of year

Lendlease, Mace, Multiplex and Sir Robert McAlpine all in the running for £650m contract

Construction Leadership Council launches 'simplified' agenda

Fresh agenda due to be outlined by co-chair Andrew Wolstenholme to business leaders this week

Obituary: David Croft

Croft served as the national president of the Federation of Master Builders between 2004 and 2006

Gleeds completes paradise island resort

St Regis resort in the Maldives opens to punters, as consultant also picks up two major jobs in India

Laing O'Rourke facing £80m losses on Canadian PFI hospital

Firm in talks with consortium partners to recover shortfall after cost increases on mammoth project

Laing O'Rourke sells mobile cranes arm

Ainscough snaps up part of contractor's Select fleet division

Christmas at the Spruces #xmashumans

The Spruces tell us what really 'makes' Christmas for them… The arrival of their real Christmas human, of course.

#xmashumans

Visit the official B&Q YouTube channel. Here you'll find the ideas and know-how you need to make your home improvement dream a reality: http://www.youtube.com/bandq

Need a helping hand with your DIY project? We're always uploading new films, so whatever your project, we're here to support you 24/7. Subscribe today so you don't miss out. http://www.youtube.com/subscription_c...

For more advice go to http://www.diy.com/advice
To shop at B&Q go to http://www.diy.com
Join the B&Q Club for exclusive offers: http://www.diy.com/club

Follow us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/bandq
Like us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/bandq
Be inspired on Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/bandq
Find ideas on Houzz: http://www.houzz.co.uk/pro/bandq/

Our B&Q You Can Do It Book is available in-store. This complete step-by-step book of home improvement is the ultimate tool for successful home maintenance and makeovers, making those DIY projects easier with many useful guides and tips.

Tuesday, 22 November 2016

Network Rail needs our help, says Atkins boss

Comments come as reports suggest troubled infrastructure client could be 'broken-up' over poor performance

Saturday, 19 November 2016

B&Q Christmas TV advert: Mandi

Here's Mandi, B&Q's Queen of Christmas, with a huge range of trees from the magical to the musical and enough Christmas lights to illuminate Blackpool.

Get to B&Q, and get Christmas cracking!

Visit the official B&Q YouTube channel. Here you'll find the ideas and know-how you need to make your home improvement dream a reality: http://www.youtube.com/bandq

Need a helping hand with your DIY project? We're always uploading new films, so whatever your project, we're here to support you 24/7. Subscribe today so you don't miss out. http://www.youtube.com/subscription_c...

For more advice go to http://www.diy.com/advice
To shop at B&Q go to http://www.diy.com
Join the B&Q Club for exclusive offers: http://www.diy.com/club

Follow us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/bandq
Like us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/bandq
Be inspired on Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/bandq
Find ideas on Houzz: http://www.houzz.co.uk/pro/bandq/

Our B&Q You Can Do It Book is available in-store. This complete step-by-step book of home improvement is the ultimate tool for successful home maintenance and makeovers, making those DIY projects easier with many useful guides and tips.

Contractors to land roles on £1.3bn prisons revamp by January

The Ministry of Justice is committed to delivering 10,000 new adult prison places

Friday, 18 November 2016

How to paint furniture

Create a shabby chic look using Rust-Oleum chalky finish paint to upcycle old pieces of furniture.

Visit the official B&Q YouTube channel. Here you'll find the ideas and know-how you need to make your home improvement dream a reality: http://www.youtube.com/bandq

Need a helping hand with your DIY project? We're always uploading new films, so whatever your project, we're here to support you 24/7. Subscribe today so you don't miss out. http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=bandq

For more advice go to http://www.diy.com/advice
To shop at B&Q go to http://www.diy.com
Join the B&Q Club for exclusive offers: http://www.diy.com/club

Follow us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/bandq
Like us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/bandq
Be inspired on Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/bandq
Find ideas on Houzz: http://www.houzz.co.uk/pro/bandq/

Our B&Q You Can Do It Book is available in-store. This complete step-by-step book of home improvement is the ultimate tool for successful home maintenance and makeovers, making those DIY projects easier with many useful guides and tips.

Tuesday, 15 November 2016

Friday, 11 November 2016

Major German consultant launches in UK despite Brexit

Drees & Sommer opens London office and considers setting up shop in Birmingham next year

How to hang a door

Learn how to hang an interior door and fit a door handle.

Visit the official B&Q YouTube channel. Here you'll find the ideas and know-how you need to make your home improvement dream a reality: http://www.youtube.com/bandq

Need a helping hand with your DIY project? We're always uploading new films, so whatever your project, we're here to support you 24/7. Subscribe today so you don't miss out. http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=bandq

For more advice go to http://www.diy.com/advice
To shop at B&Q go to http://www.diy.com
Join the B&Q Club for exclusive offers: http://www.diy.com/club

Follow us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/bandq
Like us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/bandq
Be inspired on Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/bandq
Find ideas on Houzz: http://www.houzz.co.uk/pro/bandq/

Our B&Q You Can Do It Book is available in-store. This complete step-by-step book of home improvement is the ultimate tool for successful home maintenance and makeovers, making those DIY projects easier with many useful guides and tips.

Thursday, 10 November 2016

Balfour Beatty backs out of £1bn One Nine Elms scheme

Contractor is second to withdraw from twin-tower project after failing to agree terms for main build contract

Wednesday, 9 November 2016

Tuesday, 8 November 2016

Monday, 7 November 2016

Friday, 4 November 2016

Three quarters of firms fear key infrastructure won't be delivered

CBI and Aecom survey finds widespread concerns over rail, road and aviation pipelines

Flood defences will cost just a 'few pence a week'

Utilities not consumers will pick up bill for defence works, says former flood strategy MP Oliver Letwin

'Handbrake off' as 8build heads for £100m turnover

London-focused contractor says it has already booked in £74m of turnover for this financial year

Foster's 'hurricane-proof' Miami towers

Connected buildings will be 320m tall

L&G gets go-ahead for 440 homes in north London

Scheme designed by Assael could use off-site construction

How to hang wallpaper - paste the wall

Learn how to hang wallpaper using paste the wall paper.

Visit the official B&Q YouTube channel. Here you'll find the ideas and know-how you need to make your home improvement dream a reality: http://www.youtube.com/bandq

Need a helping hand with your DIY project? We're always uploading new films, so whatever your project, we're here to support you 24/7. Subscribe today so you don't miss out. http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=bandq

For more advice go to http://www.diy.com/advice
To shop at B&Q go to http://www.diy.com
Join the B&Q Club for exclusive offers: http://www.diy.com/club

Follow us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/bandq
Like us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/bandq
Be inspired on Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/bandq
Find ideas on Houzz: http://www.houzz.co.uk/pro/bandq/

Our B&Q You Can Do It Book is available in-store. This complete step-by-step book of home improvement is the ultimate tool for successful home maintenance and makeovers, making those DIY projects easier with many useful guides and tips.

Thursday, 3 November 2016

Major London office job frozen due to Brexit fears

Prospective architect Luis Vidal, designer of Heathrow Terminal 2, reveals client may go to different city

Wednesday, 2 November 2016

Chinese firm vying for major Royal Docks job

Property investor ASF is one of three firms in the running to take on a multibillion-pound project to redevelop Albert Island in east London

Tuesday, 1 November 2016

T Clarke accuses employee of stealing £2.8m

Accounting irregularities have been discovered in subsidiary firm DG Robson Mechanical Services