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Pointing Dog Clubhouse: Sheffield

Posted on 22 July 2014

Pointing Dog Clubhouse has recently opened their latest branch in Sheffield; situated on Ecclesall Road the venue is housed in a former Polish Ex-Servicemen’s Club. Pointing Dog currently has sites in the market town of Bakewell and the Manchester suburb of Cheadle Hulme; the Sheffield branch opened in May this year and is the third […] Continue Reading

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Wales

Recognition for Pentre Felin

Posted on 22 July 2014

Llanmoor Homes employee Jeremy White has recently won the Best Site Supervisor/Site Agent of the Year category at the LABC South Wales Awards ceremony for his exemplary work on the Pentre Felin Tondu development. The project has seen the construction of an array of new two, three and four bed semi and detached homes over […] Continue Reading

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London & South East

The Perfectionists’ Café

Posted on 22 July 2014

Celebrity chef Heston Blumenthal’s latest restaurant venture has opened its doors within the newly developed Terminal 2 at Heathrow Airport. The chef, famous for various TV series showcasing his unique take on cooking, is also owner of The Fat Duck in Berkshire; which has been voted Best UK Restaurant, has won three Michelin stars and […] Continue Reading

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Wales

Remodelling Llandudno Train Station

Posted on 22 July 2014

The remodelling of Llandudno Train Station has recently been completed after a 13 month onsite refurbishment process. Main contractors Buckingham and engineering consultants Mott MacDonald were heavily involved in the onsite development and worked alongside Network Rail to bring the station up to a modern standard. Rail Construction News caught up with Robert Grey from […] Continue Reading

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Industry News

New test regime at Guttermaster

Posted on 22 July 2014

If you are an employer or you control work at height (for example facilities managers or building owners who may contract others to work at height) the HSE’s Work at Heights Regulations 2005 apply to you. It therefore follows that roof edge detail; including appropriately designed, stable and strongly fixed wall capping should be high […] Continue Reading

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Industry News

Restaurant and Bar Design Awards 2014

Posted on 21 July 2014

Now in their sixth year, the UK and International Restaurant and Bar Design Awards are dedicated to celebrating the best hospitality design projects in the world. The awards receive entries from architects, designers and hospitality operators which go on to form a shortlist of the year’s best designs. This year’s ceremony will be held at […] Continue Reading

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Wales

Llancaiach Fawr Manor House

Posted on 21 July 2014

A renovation project set to reinvigorate Llancaiach Fawr Manor House, in Mid Glamorgan, and provide an accurate representation of life in the 17th Century is well underway. Premier Construction caught up with Diane Walker, the General Manager at Llancaiach Fawr, to find out more about the development. The planning process for this scheme of work […] Continue Reading

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North East & Yorkshire

City Tavern

Posted on 21 July 2014

Since being established in 1923, the City Tavern on Newcastle upon Tyne’s Northumberland Road has undergone multiple name changes and renovations. This spring, Bar Hound Ltd brought the past into the present, taking the pub back to its former name and traditional style. Opening its doors to Newcastle, the popular pub will be gaining Gastro-pub […] Continue Reading

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Wales

Replacing Pont Briwet

Posted on 21 July 2014

  A project to replace Pont Briwet viaduct, near Porthmadog in North Wales, is well underway and on target for completion in February 2015. The £20 million development scheme began in April last year and will replace the 22-span wooden viaduct, a Grade II listed structure which was originally constructed in 1860, with a new […] Continue Reading

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Industry News

Spotlight on Checkmate Devices Ltd

Posted on 21 July 2014

Checkmate Devices Ltd was established in the UK in 1962 and specialise in the design, manufacture and supply of a wide range of safes for use in vehicles. Entitled Travel Safes, the firm’s products offer an array of impressive features which have been specially developed to reduce the risk of attack to drivers transporting valuable […] Continue Reading

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