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Housebuilders' pay buoyed by skills shortage

21 October 2016| By Joey Gardiner and Dave Rogers

Research by Building reveals average pay packet of managing director in London tops £200,000

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EU Referendum


The darling buds of May

7 October 2016| By Sarah Richardson

Theresa May’s Brexit announcement provides clarity but raises concerns

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Farmer Review: Not waving but drowning

17 October 2016| By Joey Gardiner

Mark Farmer’s government-commissioned report into the construction industry makes for shocking reading. Speaking to Building the author explains his view of the dire state of the industry


Steel Insight 18

21 October 2016

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Editor's view


Farmer Review: Telling it as it is

19 October 2016| By Sarah Richardson

Mark Farmer’s review outlines familiar problems but is hopefully the spark for powerful change

Community opinion

Natasha Hotson

Check the paperwork

21 October 2016| By Natasha Hotson

Nigel Ostime

The Farmer Review overlooks architects' role

21 October 2016| By Nigel Ostime

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The new purpose-built pool incorporates original features such as the ‘slipper bath’ cubicles

Poplar Baths: Pooling resources

19 October 2016| By Ike Ijeh

Poplar Baths in London’s East End is a historic example of state architecture used to improve public health. But to preserve this listed building, the project team had to demolish part of it and rebuild through a PFI agreement

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Lead times

Lead times: July - September 2016

20 October 2016| By Brian Moone

There are capacity issues with some off-site manufacturing but the consensus among other site-based trades is that lead times are stabilising

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