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5th March 2021

Surrey’s new recycling/waste dropoff site takes shape near Newton business park

Surrey’s new recycling and waste dropoff facility is being built on a lot in East Newton, across the street from a business park. Clark Builders is […]
27th August 2019

Surrey residents raise concerns about social housing developments

Surrey residents are raising concerns about a number of social housing developments being built in Guildford and Whalley. They say existing complexes have caused a spike […]
27th August 2019

Tree removal in Weybridge part of £2.9m cycle and pedestrian path scheme

Work to remove trees along a busy Weybridge road is part of a £2.9 million scheme to provide pedestrian and cycle links from Brooklands to the […]
27th August 2019

Incentives for First-Time Buyers: Why You Should Keep Your Eyes off the Prize

For a first-time buyer struggling to afford a home, the offer of someone else paying your mortgage for a year is enticing. This is what Millwood […]
2nd August 2018

Builders working in the hot sun beat a no-shorts rule by turning up in frocks and skirts

Builders banned from wearing shorts use gender-equality laws to wear skirts instead But they realised they could beat the ruling under gender equality regulations, so all […]
2nd August 2018

Non-union builders protest exclusion from B.C. public projects

Premier John Horgan has announced a new Crown corporation for public construction, in an agreement with the B.C. Building Trades unions. Horgan announced the Pattullo Bridge […]
3rd April 2018

Plans approved to return cinema to vacant Weybridge hall site 50 years after it closed

A cinema is set to return to Weybridge more than 50 years after it initially closed. The planning application to convert the currently vacant Weybridge Hall into a two-screen, […]
15th March 2018

Philip Hammond’s local council fails to build enough homes

Philip Hammond’s council was one of 15 local authorities singled out by the government for failing to produce enough new housing — just days before the […]
3rd March 2018

London commuters head for hills of Surrey

The Surrey Hills have long been regarded as some of the most attractive parts of England. In 1958, the government identified 163 sq miles of this […]
1st February 2018

Surrey Ranked Way Down In 155th Position Of Local Authorities For Fixing Reported Potholes

Locals have been frequently complaining recently about the state of roads, with potholes being hazardous, causing damage to cars and potentially lethal accidents for cyclists. The […]
1st February 2018

Champion Timber opens timber branch in Weybridge

Marking the opening with a day of celebration, customers will be provided with complimentary refreshments from a vintage style burger van and free goody bags. The […]
1st February 2018

Cinema could return to vacant Weybridge Hall site, more than 50 years after it closed

Weybridge’s cinema could be making a return, more than 50 years after it initially closed. A planning application has been submitted by Elmbridge Borough Council (EBC) to convert the […]
6th January 2018

Choosing the right groundworker Weybridge

When choosing the right groundwork and foundations specialist, there are some key issues you need to think about. In this article, we’ll take you through them […]
4th January 2018

Residents’ concerns over Weybridge register office move, which could put ‘special memories’ at risk

Relocating Weybridge’s historic register office would put people’s “special memories” at risk. That is the message from a number of Surrey residents following Surrey County Council‘s admission the […]
4th January 2018

Stunning dome-shaped house in Tatsfield that won acclaim in the architectural world in 1986 is on sale for £1 million

Before Grand Designs inspired bold new designs, houses were mostly built to the same sort of formula. Style and features may have varied but homes were […]
2nd January 2018

Building regulations Weybridge and Whole Uk

The Building Regulations are minimum standards for design, construction and alterations to buildings in the UK. Any project you undertake must adhere to them. What are […]
19th December 2017

Home repairs in Surrey

Your home must provide a safe environment for those living in it. If you are a homeowner or a private tenant, you may be able to […]
19th December 2017

Making a planning application in Surrey

District and borough councils deal with planning applications for building, extending or converting homes, offices or shops. Surrey County Council deals with applications for minerals or waste-related […]
3rd November 2017

Build to the consent

You can start building once you have your building consent, any other required consents or approvals and have agreed contracts with your building professionals. You will […]
1st November 2017

Apply for building consent in Surrey

You can’t usually start any physical work until you have building consent (unless your work is exempt or there is an emergency), so make a good […]
30th October 2017

Planning a successful build

If you’re building or renovating, find out how to meet your legal obligations as a homeowner, owner-builder or building professional. Once you’ve scoped your project thoroughly, […]
17th October 2017

Fall in love with dark kitchen cabinets

Although I love white gloss kitchens (they’re so practical) I’m very excited to see that dark kitchens that are going to be big for 2016! Painting […]
14th October 2017

The 10 Commandments of Kitchen Renovation

1. Cook in the kitchen and understand your workflow before making changes. Don’t rush into the renovation process. If possible, wait and use your kitchen in […]
20th September 2017

Natural Stone Walls and your Landscaping

Natural stone walls can add a stunning landscape accent and functional use to a landscape design on many residential and commercial properties. Depending upon your personal preference and […]
20th September 2017

5 Best Options for Fall Lawn Renovation

When is the ideal time for lawn renovation and seeding? If you answered Fall, you are correct! Although we may get more excited than most about this […]
1st July 2017


High-quality education isn’t simply restricted to the classroom; indeed, indoor learning alone is ultimately insufficient to fully engage a child’s innate curiosity and imagination. Like many […]
1st July 2017


While appearance and functionality are priorities when landscaping your yard or business, eco-friendly methods are increasingly important considerations. From conserving water to reducing pollution, going green […]
8th May 2014

Story of a Landscape: Campus Landscape Impacts Students Stress Levels

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