james wates bw 2018

Charting a course for change


The construction industry needs reform – that much is clear. It’s time to recognise the factors we can’t control and tackle the ones we know we can

Tom lane new with path grey

To ban or not to ban, that is the question


The government’s consultation on banning combustible cladding materials has been published. The implication is that the industry isn’t capable of constructing buildings correctly

Chloe mcculloch black

Grenfell calls for urgent action, so why are we still dragging our feet?


One year on from the Grenfell Tower fire, and the concerns over a potentially lengthy inquiry has only added to the considerable discontent over a lack of action