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Posted: 30th August
By: rlf

"We approached RLF as we needed urgent capital allowances advice. Martin and the RLF team were very responsive and did a great job delivering just what we needed, ahead of their estimated budget and time frame."

Simon Casey, Senior Development Manager, Frogmore

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Posted: 28th August
By: rlf

Twickenham Station

RLF have been appointed Cost Manager by Solum Regeneration LLP (Twickenham) on a multi-million pound mixed use development at Twickenham.

The project comprises the demolition and rebuild of the existing railway station ticket office on a raft above the existing railway lines and the provision of step free access to the platforms below, 115 residential units across the site, 700 m2 of retail / restaurant space;...

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Posted: 26th August
By: rlf

housing

Brick shortage threatens the resurgence of UK construction industry

A recent report by Markit and the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply showed that the UK construction industry is flourishing, with activity across civil engineering and commercial construction expanding quickly and house building being the best performing category, having climbed to its highest level since 2007.

The dramatic growth is due in part to renewed confidence in the economy and the Governments ...

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Posted: 18th August
By: rlf

housing

Tesco to build 4,000 new homes on undeveloped land

As Britain continues to be caught in the grip of the worst housing crisis in recent times, Tesco has announced plans to develop thousands of new homes on sites that were originally earmarked for new stores.

The announcement followed revelations that the company owns a vast bank of land in the UK, (some 1,100 acres) for which there are no development plans.

This led to fierce criticism of the retailer for ‘hoa...

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Posted: 14th August
By: rlf

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I have worked with RLF from my time being responsible for all property issues on the London Gateway Project, and last year employed them again on a large logistics project at Felixstowe. Throughout this period RLF has delivered the required services promptly, professionally, thoroughly and efficiently. They are a pleasure to work with - proactive and positive, and a good team. I would not hesitate to recommend RLF and anticipate working with them on other projects in the future.

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John Gandy, Property Director, Uniserve Group

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Posted: 11th August
By: rlf

housing

NYC disaster housing revealed

They’re the kind of homes you hope you’ll never have to live in, but New York’s prototype ‘disaster housing’ could be a Godsend to tens of thousands if a catastrophic storm should hit.

After Hurricane Katrina left a million people homeless in New Orleans in 2005, New York City started asking: what if that happened here? The people of New Orleans found temporary shelter in places like the Superdome stadiu...

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