Green Light for Liverpool’s New Central Library

Green Light for Liverpool’s New Central Library ·Liverpool City Council and Inspire Partnership sign landmark PFI contract for £50m development ·Central Library to close on Friday, July 23 – two-year renovation to begin this Autumn ·Temporary Library service opens on 2nd floor of World Museum Liverpool on August 9 ·Free Continue Reading

Timber framed buildings ‘fire risk’ despite safety test

A controversial safety report, coupled with lobbying by the timber industry, has led to the spread of a construction method not widely seen in the UK since the Great Fire of London. BBC London has discovered potentially dangerous timber framed buildings are proliferating – but nobody knows how many there Continue Reading