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RG Group Kingston Primark

Primark – Kingston upon Thames Redevelopment

RG have completed the new Primark Kingston upon Thames store, two years after work commenced on the this large and complex project. The original phasing was for the existing store to remain trading whilst the extension was constructed, but during the early months of the reduced...

Skyscraper Skyline

The pros and cons of the skyscraper

Skyscrapers have begun to dominate our skylines. From the wealth of new construction going up in London, to cities such as New York or Hong Kong where skyscrapers have created an iconic aesthetic, they are an integral part of every urban environment today. But why...

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Bird Box Painting With Local Nursery

The RG Group project team engage the help of a rather younger set of students! The project team, along with representatives from our client 'Unite Students', visited the Aston University Nursery and Preschool in Birmingham on 21st March to get some well needed help in painting...

London Skyscrapers

Current UK skyscrapers in construction and planning

As space has become squeezed in our urban areas, building up (as opposed to out) has become the accepted practice. Tall buildings have provided solutions to the need for office space and also residential living – for example, 30% of homes currently under construction in...

Skyscrapers

A brief history of the skyscraper

“Beauty or beast, the modern skyscraper is a major force with a strong magnetic field. It draws into its physical being all of the factors that propel and characterize modern civilization. The skyscraper is the point where art and the city meet.” These are the...

The big guns have arrived!

Three of our student accommodation projects now have tower cranes or high reach in place and ready for action. On our Unite Students site in Oxford, after a few setbacks due to the unexpected ‘early Spring weather’, the new build development is finally witnessing TC1 being...

AI Future Shopping

What might the future of the retail experience look like?

The retail sector is an exciting place to be. Fast moving and ever-evolving, it is being driven by huge brands like Amazon to innovate service and create meaningful and memorable experiences for consumers. From omnichannel shopping, to retail stores as destinations, there are many trends...