Sustainability

HS2 green corridor created in Warwickshire


A green corridor has been created on the banks of the River Tame in Warwickshire as part of an HS2 Ltd commitment to ecological development.

Infrastructure and the environment


Large scale infrastructure projects: how environmental factors impact on time, cost effectiveness and delivery.

Transforming Construction with the new Active Building Centre


Making building more sustainable is a priority. Innovate UK's new Active Building Centre will help transform construction.

Modular homes completed in Northamptonshire


Four new modular homes have been completed in just 34 days in London's first commuter village.

Communities secretary calls for protection of birds in new buildings


James Brokenshire MP has said that developers must ensure the protection of birds and other wildlife when constructing new buildings.

New record shows wind energy playing a large part in UK power


The government's annual record for energy use shows wind power has reached its highest level of output.

Isle of Axholme to receive flood protection investment


An 80-year old pumping station will receive a £35M flood protection investment to modernise defence systems.

I want to make Britain’s roads 90% recycled


How long will it be before the roads you drive on are almost entirely made from recycled material?

Coventry CC to trial modular construction


Coventry City Council is to trial the use of volumetric modular construction homes in a bid to tackle housing shortage in the area.

How our sector can meet its sustainability commitments in 2019


Sustainability is at the top of the agenda for every sector and in particular, the construction industry.