News in Brief: May 2023
All Lindapter CE Marked products are now additionally UKCA Marked, ensuring continued compliance with both EU and UK Construction Products Regulations. The company said that the certification demonstrates its commitment to quality and transparency of product performance by increasing the number of independent accreditations.
Willmott Dixon has been appointed by Oxford Brookes University to deliver two new buildings on its Headington Hill campus, which will provide cutting-edge, sustainable spaces for students, staff, researchers, partners and the wider community. Procured using the Southern Construction Framework (SCF), the new buildings within a Grade II listed estate will house a new teaching block and faculty offices, alongside an engineering building, all designed to transform science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM) and creative activities on the campus.
Kier has announced that it has started work on delivering new, purpose-built teaching facilities to Katharine Lady Berkeley’s School in Wotton-under-Edge, Gloucestershire – one of the oldest state schools in the country. The new three-storey block will include various teaching spaces and is designed to support the school’s goal of being net zero carbon in operation. PV panels on the roof, enhanced insulation levels, ground-source and air-source heat pumps will help the school achieve its sustainability goals and reduce operating costs.
Stoford and Gladman are to deliver a new employment park as part of plans to revitalise Wellesbourne Mountford Airfield near Stratford-upon-Avon. The deal could release up to 140 acres of much-needed employment land along the M40 corridor.