Portakabin Group completes building installation phase for £5.6m Primary School contract

  Off-site construction specialist, the Portakabin Group, has craned the final modules into position on site at Pyrford Primary School near Woking for a new £5.6 million building to accommodate 480 children. The project is replacing an existing facility which is beyond repair. It is the first of six schools in the Surrey and Kent region being rebuilt under the…

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Foremans awarded £1.6M contract to use recycled building modules to expand top secondary school

  Foremans Relocatable Building Systems, a member of the Portakabin Group and the UK’s largest supplier of refurbished Portakabin buildings, has been awarded a £1.6 million contract to build a purpose-designed sixth form centre at Higham Lane School in Nuneaton. Higham Lane is the joint highest-performing state-funded secondary school in Warwickshire, and has performed within the top 100 of all…

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Novus helps write new chapter for former Town Hall

Property maintenance specialist, Novus Property Solutions, has recently completed work converting a Grade II* listed former town hall into a modern academy building in Stoke-on-Trent. The grant-aided refurbishment project, which involved a complete reimagining of the space to turn the former town hall into a new sixth form centre for Haywood Academy, was overseen by a team from Novus’ Stoke…

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Evolution5 expands operations in London with new office opening

Construction consultancy Evolution5 has announced the opening of its first office in London as part of its continued expansion and following an increase in new business and opportunities in the capital. Evolution5 offers a range of construction consultancy services, including project management, construction management and cost management to clients in both public and commercial sectors. The new office, which is…

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Castle applies Kemperol to Turret Library roof

  Cold liquid-applied waterproofing specialist, Kemper System, has helped to protect books and interior finishes at the historic Bolton School following a refurbishment of the Turret Library Roof. Roofing contractor, Castle Roofing Consultants, carried out the roof refurbishment following the failure of the previous waterproofing membrane, which had been used to overlay the original asphalt roof less than a decade…

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Wondertex launch new look drylining range

Wondertex the internal finishing brand from the Instarmac Group, is proud to announce the launch of Wondertex prem filler and Wondertex prem finish, their new look drylining range. Following the successful launch of Wondertex prem fill & finish in the spring, they have continued with their rebrand and would like to introduce the next exciting additions. New plasterboard joint filler,…

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Reading Uni creates new comfort zone for students with Design & Contract Furniture

Reading University Students’ Union (RUSU) has worked with bespoke furniture suppliers, Design & Contract Furniture to modernise the recently completed expansion of two of the university’s social hotspots. Located at the Whiteknights campus, the largest of the university’s three sites, the Maluco Lounge has joined the RUSU Mojo’s Bar and Mondial Café to increase capacity by 30% as part of…

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