Tony Lenehan Styles&Wood

Styles & Wood builds profit as service lines added

The interiors business this morning reported its full year results for 2016, a year in which profit before tax climbed 49.4% to £3.54m despite an overall fall in revenue of 8.9% to £104.7m.

Vicky Saunders

Saunders named MD at Bernard Taylor Partnership

Vicky Saunders, who had been the first female director in the Heaton Mersey-based architect's 70-year history, has become the first person to be named as its managing director in a newly created role.

Sam Youtube Cover

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Building sites across the UK, ready yourselves for the arrival of Sam the semi-automated mason, a robot making a name for itself laying 3,000 bricks a day compared to the human average of 500.

St Michaels New Facade January 2017

Historic England wades in on St Michael’s debate

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Historic England has confirmed its opposition to the two towers proposed by the St Michael’s Partnership for Bootle Street in Manchester city centre, calling the scheme “aggressive” and saying it would cause “substantial harm”.

Tib Street Horn

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It's "bye bye big horn", and "hello big camera" this week...