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Why specialists must train to BIM

June 2nd, 2015

With the clock ticking ahead of the Government’s 2016 deadline, the general feeling across the industry seems to be more BIM weary than BIM ready.  That is of course if …Read this article »

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Ensuring client certainty in uncertain times

March 24th, 2015

The dark days of the recession may be over but for those of us who were lucky enough to emerge on the other side relatively unscathed, the forecast is still …Read this article »

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2015 – The year of the specialist?

January 20th, 2015

Although the dark clouds of the recent recession have not yet faded from memory, there is definitely something new on the horizon and it’s refreshing to say that the overall …Read this article »

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A tough act to follow? 40 years of Health and Safety

December 2nd, 2014

As one of the oldest industries in the world, construction remains statistically one of the most dangerous to work in and so it’s hard to imagine a time when health and …Read this article »

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Beyond the summit – putting the Government’s plans into practice

July 15th, 2014

Having recently attended the Government Construction Summit* (London, 2nd July 2014), it was a great opportunity to enjoy the various discussions and debates that took place throughout the day about …Read this article »

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Lakesmere Technical Manager John Wilson and work placement student Callum Bridges

Addressing the building envelope skills shortage

May 13th, 2014

The recently published cross-parliamentary inquiry report entitled ‘No More Lost Generations – Creating construction jobs for young people’ made for interesting yet disturbing reading, particularly as many of the issues …Read this article »

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FORS for thought? Driving change through collaboration

March 25th, 2014

  Over the recent months, the tragic news of cyclist fatalities in London has sparked a heated but much-needed debate about the dangers posed by construction vehicles on the roads.  …Read this article »

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Changing the face of the UK cladding specialist

February 4th, 2014

  According to a recent article in leading trade magazine Building on the problems faced by clients working in the hi-rise residential sector, ( Face Value, 24th Jan –Buildinghttp://www.building.co.uk/buildings/specifier-case-studies/cladding-for-the-private-rental-sector/5065705.article), the …Read this article »

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20th birthday

Happy 20th birthday Lakesmere

January 23rd, 2013

The start of the New Year is traditionally a time for resolutions but 2013 is also a time of reflection for Lakesmere as we celebrate our 20th birthday today, the …Read this article »

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Building on innovation

Building on innovation

July 25th, 2012

I could never have imagined back in 1993 when Lakesmere was first established as a roofing and cladding contractor that I would be here, nearly twenty years later, writing our …Read this article »

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