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APPG for the Timber Industries launches inquiry into housing

The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for the Timber Industries has launched an inquiry into how timber can help solve the housing crisis. The House of Commons Library has estimated that between 240,000 and 340,000 new homes...
11th July 2019

Iconic Metal Box Factory In Neath Starts Production Again After Hiatus

The iconic Metal Box factory in Neath, an important part of the local economy for more than 80 years, is now operational again for the first time in almost four years. Local councillors were given a tour of the site to mark the occasion and be shown...
9th July 2019

Barratt buys timber frame firm to boost offsite

Housebuilder Barratt has bought timber frame manufacturer Oregon Timber Frame as it attempts to fulfil its pledge to build at least 20% of its homes using an element of modern methods of construction by 2020. Oregon is already one of...
9th July 2019

Ikea moves in on UK housing

Ikea could be building homes in the UK after a council in the south of England agreed to work with a developer owned by the flat-pack retailer. Worthing Council is considering a deal with BoKlok, owned by Ikea and construction company Skanska, to...
9th July 2019

Structural Timber Awards– Finalists Announced

The team at B&K Structures and their construction partners are celebrating success at the Structural Timber Awards with no less than nine entries reaching the finals across six categories!  Andy Goodwin, Managing Director of B&K...
3rd July 2019
 
 
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