Heathrow Approach

What is the latest update on the Heathrow third runway?

The third runway at Heathrow has been a controversial project since it was first suggested. There are those who can see many benefits, not least for the construction and business sectors, in adding this extra capacity but others have highlighted the environmental impact this could...

Sustainable Construction

The relationship between construction and climate change

Climate change sits firmly at the top of the agenda for 2020. Whether you’re working in retail, development or government there is no escaping this crucial issue as consumers increasingly prioritise it. Construction is an industry that has a lot to contribute to the climate...

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The rise of purpose-built student accommodation in the UK

2020 already looks to be a much more positive year than 2019 right across the property, construction and development markets. With a decisive election result in December and forecasts of increased investment into construction this year there is a lot to get excited about. Purpose-built...

Cranes and Building Work in London

Is a construction spending leap about to happen in the UK?

After the Conservative victory in the general election in December, the construction sector is currently looking ahead to a potential boom from 2020 onward. Expectations are high after the many promises that were made in the run up to the election, as well as the...

Low cost Housing

Overcoming the challenges of low-cost housing demand in the UK

There is currently a huge need for affordable housing in the UK. A changing housing market that is underpinned by a growing renting generation, the government’s ambitious affordable housing targets and local council housebuilding initiative all have an impact here. However, while there is clearly...

Green Apple Environmental Award for Brunel House project

RG has won a SILVER award for our Brunel House, Bristol project. This conversion of a former council office suite into 246-room student accommodation not only returns this splendid building to its former glory; it also adds value to the local ecosystem. Soft landscaping around the...