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Thinking big
When a teacher chose to decorate her classroom with large-scale graphics, she had to find the print technology to make it happen
Considerate Award winners announced
Elev8 Interiors Ltd and Kier Services shared the top prize at the Considerate Constructors National Company Awards 2014
Heritage windows complete the picture
The University of Manchester’s neo-classical Samuel Alexander building has been renovated as part of a £14m refurbishment project
Kent’s new home for business
The University of Kent is investing in a new £20m campus facility for two of its major academic departments
Leading school choses Bridome
Leading independent school, Reeds School, has chosen Bridome to provide a new indoor facility for their Tennis Performance Centre
Meeting the demand for primary places
Pick Everard has completed the first phase of a £150 million expansion programme for schools in Hounslow
UK Construction Week launched
A week of events dedicated to construction, including the Build Show and Grand Designs Live, is being held in Birmingham next year
New pitches for NEW
Students at a Wolverhampton academy now have use of a brand new all-weather, multi-purpose games area
Old gym reinvented as creative hub
Work has recently been completed on a new state-of-the-art performing arts centre for Stamford Endowed Schools in Lincolnshire
Interest-free loans to help save energy
Energys Group is encouraging academies to take up the energy-efficiency challenge with a new Salix funding pot
University gets keys to Bedford Gateway
A £25m redevelopment of the University of Bedfordshire’s Bedford campus has taken a giant leap forward
Multimillion-pound facelift for college
Midlands independent school Tettenhall College is investing more than £3 million in a major redevelopment
Historic faculty to get makeover
UCL has received planning approval and listed building consent for Levitt Bernstein’s £18.5m faculty of laws redevelopment
Facing the BIM juggernaut
A step-by-step approach to BIM adoption, by Allan Hunt BSc MRICS, a Director of AHR Building Consultancy Limited
Supplier Focus

New-build replacement school topped out

Pupils and staff have attended a topping out ceremony for the new St Swithun’s Junior School in Winchester

New classroom blocks for Pershore school

Rugby-based construction company Stepnell has announced that it will be delivering a £3 million project at a Worcestershire high school

Connect product range expands

Scape Group has launched two new products in response to the ongoing shortage of classroom space in UK schools

Solar-powered bollards unveiled

Street furniture manufacturer Townscape Products has launched its first range of environmentally friendly solar bollards

Duke of York opens UTC Swindon

His Royal Highness The Duke of York, KG has officially opened a University Technical College in Swindon

Architects confident about future

RIBA’s Future Trends survey for October 2014 reveals that architects are optimistic about securing new work

New rugged tablet launched

The developers of a new tablet PC for use in hazardous environments have claimed that it is their most reliable device to date

£5m ‘superlab’ for Coventry

Coventry University’s flagship new Science and Health Building, due for completion in 2017, has been awarded a £4.9 million grant by HEFCE

Fire safety systems upgrade in progress

Unite Students has announced a new reinvestment programme upgrading safety and security across all its student accommodation

Market for maintenance maintained

2014 has proved to be a busy year in the education sector for property maintenance contractors Novus Property Solutions

Science centre opens in Abingdon

St Helen and St Katharine school in Abingdon has officially taken possession of its new £7m science centre

Multimillion-pound facelift for college

Midlands independent school Tettenhall College is investing more than £3 million in a major redevelopment