It is patent that over the next few years the workload for building surveyors is going to increase exponentially. There is going to be a need to re-design and repurpose huge swathes of office premises, as a fallout of the pandemic. These offices will need to meet changes in the way people will want to… Continue reading Chronic Skill Shortage in Building Surveying
On top of everything in 2020, the UK housing crisis is set to get worse before it gets better. In cities across the country, young people are unable to afford increasing rental fees or save to get on the home ownership ladder; the costs of rent or mortgage deposits are, simply put, out of kilter… Continue reading Is modular construction the saviour of 2020?
Over 3 years after the Grenfell Tower tragedy, a cross party committee of MPs calls for the government to honour its promises to ensure that unsafe cladding is removed from all high rise buildings, amidst a national argument over who is responsible and an ongoing inquiry into the causes of the fire. Whilst the blame… Continue reading The fallout from the Fire Safety Bill amendment