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Posted: 28th May
By: rlf

housing

When construction developments spring a surprise

As experienced property and construction consultants, RLF are aware of the importance of planning and attention to detail. Sometimes projects can throw up a curveball or two, and when that happens, the success of a job is dictated by the management.

Take this example from 2012, for instance. The development of a £20million leisure centre in Elephant and Castle was halted after construction work unearthed more tha...

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Posted: 22nd May
By: rlf

housing

Construction growth on its way?

As the UK’s economy continues to battle its way out of a recession, there’s continual optimism for the construction industry – it’s set to grow 4.5% this year.

The Construction Products Association had a positive view of the future for the industry in their latest forecast. In fact, they predict a rapid increase in private house building, as well as steady growth in the infrastructure and commercial sector...

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Posted: 12th May
By: rlf

housing

How does climate change affect the construction industry?

Climate change is seemingly constantly in the news, so with the construction industry set to lift off, is it time we asked the question: how should new developments cope with climate change-related issues?

In recent years, various buildings and developments have been focused on reducing greenhouse has emissions and helping businesses reduce their carbon footprint. The EU has set targets and the UK government relea...

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Posted: 11th May
By: rlf

"The various professional disciplines of RLF deliver a first class service which has supported a number of successful residential led mixed use developments over many years. The partners and senior staff demonstrate an understanding of our business playing a key role in procurement, construction and post-occupation. Having delivered projects ranging in capital construction cost between £3.5m and £28m the service levels have been consistent and we have had some fun along the way."

Nick Pendlebury, Balham Hill Ltd

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Posted: 5th May
By: rlf

"CIS are proud of longstanding and continuous relationship with RLF over a wide range of projects in the commercial office, retail and industrial sectors. "

Philip White, Co-operative Insurance Society

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Posted: 2nd May
By: rlf

"RLF have worked with my company for over 3 years on projects with a value in excess of £30m. They have been creative and imaginative and quick to respond to any changes required en route. This service is complimented by their sound financial appraisals. A good solid team with flair and a real pleasure to work with!"

Clive Fletcher, Clive Fletcher Developments, James Brindley Wharf