Hotel ManagementWhitbread plans 5 new UK Premier Inn hotelsHotel ManagementWhitbread is set to invest £6 million in the development of five new Premier Inn hotels in Cornwall and Devon, UK this year, according to a report from CornwallLive. The company, which also owns the Costa Coffee, Brewers Fayre pub and Beefeaters ...and more [...]
Tradespeople need to do more to keep up with smart home technology
84% of tradespeople said they had never undertaken any training in smart home technology, according to a recent poll carried out by the UK's largest online supplier of ironmongery, IronmongeryDirect.
Conducted in the lead up to Smart Home Week (21- 27 May) the poll revealed that despite the rise in popularity of smart home products, many tradespeople are still unprepared for the increasing customer demand.
Nearly 30% of UK homeowners now own at least one smart home product. This increase is reaffirmed by IronmongeryDirect expecting sales of smart technology to [...]
Edinburgh Airport started life as a small Royal Flying Corps aerodrome named Turnhouse in 1915 —the first commercial services weren't launched until 1947.
But by the end of 2014 it exceeded the 10 million passenger mark — the busiest year ever for a Scottish airport.
And the hub's transformation over the course of a century involved some fascinating civil engineering projects.
So it's worth reviewing a few highlights from its construction history.
Edinburgh's stylish air traffic control tower opened in 2005 after taking a year to complete.
The 57-metre-high structure cost £10 million to complete and was designed by Reid Architecture, with Laing O'Rourke [...]
Bentley's RAM Software Provides Innovative Structural Solutions for Unique Geometry of One Blackfriars Tower
Prime Location, Multiple Challenges
Considered one of Europe's most iconic building projects, One Blackfriars London is a mixed-use development that features a 50-story residential tower as its centerpiece, an adjoining three-story podium housing a gym and retail facilities, and a boutique hotel with 161 rooms, all built over a three-story basement with a swimming pool, spa, and parking facilities. Developed by St. George and designed by Simpson Haugh Architects, the project is situated on the south side of Blackfriars Bridge overlooking the River Thames, offering spectacular [...]