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Carpenders Farm Care Home by Mick George

Disused for many years, the Carpenders Park Farm properties on Oxhey Lane, Watford was released for sale back in 2016, and activity will shortly commence on a new 78 bed care home on part of the land. 

Construction specialist Mick George Ltd will begin earthworks for the project on behalf of Wildgoose Construction Ltd imminently. 

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The state of the British construction industry in 2018

imgA turbulent start to the year masked the true potential of the British construction industry in 2018's first few months, as a prolonged winter ended with the disruption of the 'Beast from the East' weather system. Valve and Actuator manufacturer Actuated Valve Supplies discussed further.

This brought strong winds and heavy rain for much of March, and was followed by the less severe 'Beaster' weekend, as further weather warnings were issued in the run-up to Easter.

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Bull’s guide to effective fire safety awareness

The HSE estimates that there are 11 construction fires every day, which can cost the industry over £1 million each day. 

According to The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005, employers are legally required to provide information, instruction and awareness to employees about fire precautions in the workplace.

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Treat your home to an Infinity Galvanised Steel Fascia & Soffit facelift

Rainclear Systems, the UK’s leading stockist and online retailer of metal rainwater systems, have developed unique to the UK market, Infinity Galvanised Steel Fascia & Soffit. 

Why Infinity Galvanised Steel?  

Because it is light and, therefore, easy to handle and install.  Because it is long lasting - not fading or creaking in sun and heat, not rotting in the wet - but adding a touch of class & style instead.  Because it is available with next day delivery in 3 profiles and 3 robust colour coatings, and can also be ordered in almost unlimited colours if you are happy to accept a surcharge and a longer lead-time. Because a value adding facelift that also protects your home from the elements – well, that has to be worth considering, doesn’t it?

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Geared up by success

A leading hirer of portable site accommodation and secure storage containers is fuelling its growth after investing £1.4m in its industry-leading fleet of Scania trucks to increase operational efficiency and customer service. 

Mobile Mini, which has a network of 15 branches nationwide, from Glasgow to Southampton, has taken delivery of eight new Scania trucks.  The new additional vehicles, which take its fleet to a total of 60, represent a major upgrade to the Company’s existing fleet of lorry-mounted loader crane vehicles, the largest of its kind in the UK.

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