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Industry News Roundup

19th October 2018

The latest news this week in the Built Environment


First iKozie micro-home community gets thumbs up

Worcester City Council has approved the country’s first iKozie micro-home community for single people. Read the story here and watch a video of the UK’s first iKozie home here.

RG Group starts tallest building in Yorkshire

London-based Olympian Homes has selected Kent-based builder RG Group to deliver a 37-storey student housing scheme in Leeds. Read more…

ENGIE secures £195m student accommodation deal in London

ENGIE has been announced as the winner of a new £195 million student accommodation refurbishment and maintenance scheme for Kingston University in London. Read more…

Prefabricated houses are on the rise – here’s everything you need to know

In this piece, Advantage Home Construction Insurance will be answering everything you need to know about prefabricated houses and its growing popularity. Read more…

Grayling agrees ‘hybrid approach’ for December timetable shake-up to avoid more chaos

Transport secretary Chris Grayling has agreed to proceed with a proposed ‘hybrid option’ for timetable changes this December, the Rail Delivery Group (RDG) has revealed. Read more…

Iconic Abbey Mills pumping station to run on renewable energy

Abbey Mills pumping station, once powered by steam, is getting ready to run on 100 per cent renewable energy thanks to a Thames Water project happening under the streets of Newham. Read more…

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