Twitter link to a great photo of a gang of builders tackling Paul Scholes and Ryan Giggs during a kick-about on the roof of the new Hotel Football being built next to Old Trafford.
Other industry news includes the latest Deloitte survey showing that the cranes are well and truly back in London with 64 major office projects under construction and 45% of the 9.2m sq ft already let; the top 24 UK Universities are to spend £9bn on construction; and a welcome 9% rise in builders taking on apprentices is another sign of industry confidence in a sustainable recovery.
The Buyers & Specifiers Forum is open for business at Timber Expo 2014. This proved to be a very successful way of doing good business at the last show and 100% of those involved said they would be back this year. Follow the links below to more about this and the top product and project stories on Buildingtalk.
And finally, I was very sad to see the fire damage to the beautiful Glasgow School of Art designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh a new fire prevention system was due to be fitted!
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