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Cladding Remediation

Cladding remediation – what’s really tolerable? Since the Building Safety Act 2022 brought in new legislation around higher-risk buildings and the duty of accountable persons, cladding remediation remains a key topic for developers and landlords.  Indeed, the new rules issued last year continue to protect leaseholders of residential buildings above 11m in England from bearing [...]

By |2024-02-29T12:20:06+00:00February 29th, 2024|Commercial, News, Residential, Social Housing|0 Comments

Positive Movement As The Building Safety Bill Receives Royal Assent

We are pleased to hear that the Building Safety Bill has recently been given royal assent, meaning it is now an act of Parliament. This is a huge step forwards for the construction industry as the bill will help to improve safety standards in buildings across the UK. The government first introduced it earlier last [...]

By |2022-08-22T10:23:58+00:00June 21st, 2022|News|0 Comments

Revit vs AutoCAD Comparison: Understanding BIM and its Uses

In order to find the best computer-aided drafting (CAD) program, you must look at the work you're doing and make a decision based on what suits you best. Revit and AutoCAD are both software from Autodesk produced for designers and engineers.  Although they can integrate each others’ work when needed, they serve different purposes. AutoCAD [...]

By |2022-01-04T14:55:13+00:00January 4th, 2022|News|0 Comments

What Does a Clerk of Works Do in Construction and Why are they Important?

So what does a Clerk of Works do? The role of a Clerk of Works is defined by The Institute of of Clerks of Works and Construction Inspectorate(ICWCI) as: “A person whose duty is to superintend the construction and maintenance of buildings, or other works for the purpose of ensuring proper use of labour and [...]

By |2022-01-04T14:56:37+00:00January 4th, 2022|News|0 Comments

What Is A Lead Paint Survey And Why Do We Offer It?

With prolonged exposure to this harmful substance, the impact on people’s physical health can be significant. We now offer a service here at Blakeney Leigh to tackle the issues surrounding this. But what is a lead paint survey and why do we offer it?  In the past, lead was added to paint in order to [...]

By |2021-11-29T13:43:10+00:00November 29th, 2021|News|0 Comments

The 6 ways you can measure the success of your London construction project

While there are many different indicators of project success, it can be hard to know which ones need to be considered during construction or after completion. The way you measure the success of your London construction project will depend on its size and type but many factors will remain constant. These are the things that [...]

By |2021-11-10T11:17:55+00:00November 21st, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What are the benefits of surveying with a drone? The 10 need to knows

Drones are powerful tools and have become widely used within the construction and surveying industry in the past few years. As technology advances so too do the capabilities of our team of experts, utilising the drones to perform 3D mapping, land surveys, photogrammetry and topographic surveys with a birds-eye view. There are many benefits of [...]

By |2021-11-10T11:16:40+00:00November 10th, 2021|Architectural Design|0 Comments
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