It’s an exciting time in the construction industry

A Quick Guide To Scaffolding Inspections

Working with scaffolding can be dangerous if it is not properly inspected. Regular inspections are vital to ensure that the scaffolding is fit for purpose.

Important Information To Give Your Scaffolding Contractor

If you wish to appoint a scaffolding company for building maintenance or renovation work, they will require some of the following information about the project.

Plans For New North Yorkshire Village Thrown Into Doubt

A planned new housing development for North Yorkshire has been thrown off course after a landowner withdrew from the scheme. The ambitious scheme would have seen a new village of 4,000 homes.

Redevelopment Continues Of Historic Huddersfield Mill

A historic canalside mill complex in Slaithwaite, Huddersfield continues to undergo redevelopment works. The Globe will provide 80,000 sq ft of mixed use space.

26 New Homes Planned For Castle Howard Estate

A planning application has been submitted for 26 new residences on the Balk site of the Castle Howard estate in Slingsby, as part of a long-term master plan.

Former Maltby Grammar School Set For Redevelopment

A former grammar school in Maltby, South Yorkshire is undergoing a £5.9m redevelopment. The building is set to be transformed into a community learning space.

New Helipad For Sheffield Children’s Hospital

Sheffield Children’s Hospital will benefit from a helipad to enable air ambulances to land on the roof of the building after planning permission was granted.

Green Light For Leeds South Bank Development

Build-to-rent developers PLATFORM_ have been granted planning permission to develop an area of the South Bank in Leeds with new apartments and commercial space.

£30m New Housing Development For Hull

A new £30m housing development is set to bring over 150 new homes to Hull. Beal Homes are due to start work on King’s Fold this summer, to be ready by mid-2024.

Famous Terry’s Chocolate Factory Clock in York is Restored

Terry’s Clock tower clock in York is ticking again after falling silent since 2005. The chocolate factory closed in 2005 and is now being converted into flats.

‘Transformational’ Plans For Huddersfield Town Centre Approved

Proposals to redevelop the centre of Huddersfield have been approved by Kirklees Council. The £210m scheme aims to build a new ‘cultural heart’ in the town.

NASC sponsors record-breaking day at British Forces Resettlement Services Day in Catterick

Catterick, UK – NASC, the longest established national trade body for access and scaffolding in the UK

Burflex Expands Presence Across North and Central England

Burflex are proud to announce that we have expanded our presence across the North by opening another office and depot in Leeds in a prominent location on the Cross Green Industrial Estate.

Burflex Purchases Sheffield Yard From Modular Scaffolding

Burflex Scaffolding is pleased to announce that it has purchased the premises and existing stock of Modular Scaffolding’s Sheffield yard.

Details Of Major Regeneration Plan For Sheffield Released

A framework for new investment and regeneration in Sheffield city centre has been released. It includes plans to create up to 20,000 new homes at five locations.

New Medical Distribution Centre For Wakefield

A new medical distribution hub has been completed at Wakefield Hub in West Yorkshire for the PHOENIX Group. It will act as a storage and distribution centre.

New Town Centre Location For Scunthorpe Police Station

A new police station is to be built in Scunthorpe town centre to replace the existing outdated station. £21m of funding has been secured from the Towns Fund.

University of York Lodges Plans for New Student Centre

The University of York has lodged plans for a new sustainable £35m mixed use student centre set in landscaped gardens at its Campus West site in Heslington.

Major Leeds South Bank Development Set For Approval

An 8-acre brownfield site in Leeds’ South Bank is set to be redeveloped in a large-scale mixed use scheme.

New Restaurant And Hotel Development For York

A full planning proposal has been lodged with City of York Council to redevelop a listed building into a Hard Rock Café with an aparthotel above it.

Student Digs Drives Leeds Construction Activity

The demand for student accommodation in Leeds has helped the construction sector remain buoyant over the last year

Government Pledges £50m To Bring The Eden Project To Morecambe

The UK government has announced that £50m from the Levelling up Fund has been awarded to the Eden Project North.

Proposal For New Leeds Food Village

Plans to build a food and drink village at Kirkgate Market in Leeds are to be discussed at a meeting of senior council members after a show of public support.

Plans For New Sheffield Retirement Village

A Planning proposal has been lodged with Sheffield City Council for the construction of an integrated retirement community on the site of a old garden centre.

Energy Efficient Housing Scheme For Malton

The village of Swinton in North Yorkshire could see a development of 19 energy efficient new properties by Karbon Homes, if planning permission is granted.