News

 Jun 19, 2015

Since 2007 Housing Associations and contractors have used Code for Sustainable Homes in order to measure sustainability. Whilst this has been effective in producing energy efficient homes, it hasn’t always been the most accurate way for the end user to understand how to best use their home to improve their quality of life. 

Last year the government announced that it would be withdrawing Code, and in March earlier this year BRE announced at Ecobuild the replacement of Code for Sustainable Homes with the Home Quality Mark (HQM).

 Jun 5, 2015

Garth Hill, a brand new extra care scheme in Bracknell officially opens it's doors. 

 May 7, 2015

calfordseaden joined with the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry at this year’s MIPIM.

 May 5, 2015

St Bede’s House won Housing Project of the Year 2015 at this year’s Building Awards, with one judge describing St Bede’s as ‘simply stunning’.

 May 5, 2015

The Gurkha Memorial in Whitehall has been refurbished and the campaign plaques updated to celebrate 200 years of Gurkha involvement in the British Army.

The work was supervised by Chris Rainsford who was present at the rededication of the statue. He reports that the magnificent ceremony was carried out under the cloud of the all too recent tragedy in Nepal and that the marching soldiers received a huge cheer as they appeared within sight of the Memorial.

 May 5, 2015

The Australian Prime Minister unveiled the winning competition entry.

 Apr 29, 2015

With our vast experience of housing and schools using off-site manufacture, we have decided the time is right for us to join Buildoffsite.

With our work on BIM, collaborative working and new CDM regulations we believe that the benefits of off-site construction of quality and speed will become more popular across all construction sectors. 

 Feb 20, 2015

Environment and Sustainability is about to go through some important changes.

BRE are looking to introduce the New Sustainable Homes Standard at EcoBuild in March this year, which is expected to eventually take over from the Code for Sustainable Homes Standard.