The Fuelcard People’s Steve Clarke advises avoiding driving through parts of the West Country on the longest day of the year, June 21st.
The Summer Solstice brings thousands of visitors to Stonehenge; as it is immediately followed by Glastonbury Festival this year, Steve predicts that at least 130,000 people will be heading towards Pilton on June 21st, simultaneously
He advises anyone needing to travel through the area on that day to avoid the relevant sections of the A303, A344, A360 and B3086. As people could be arriving at and leaving Stonehenge at any time, there are unlikely to be any quiet periods during the day.
With Glastonbury Festival starting on June 22nd, the traffic problems are expected to be worse than previous years; the events are usually separated by a few days, easing the strain on the roads.
‘Anyone having no choice but to take that A303, B3081, A371, A361 route can anticipate being part of a slow-moving convoy,’ argues Steve. Long delays are predicted for every route that leads to the small Somerset village of Glastonbury, with visitors arriving from throughout the UK and across the world.
Whilst many festival-goers will use public transport, roads such as the A37, A39m A303 and A361 will still be full. The effect of congestion will be felt out into the M3, M4, M5, M40 and their feeder roads.
Newton Waterproofing has performed an extensive project at the London School of Economics – find out more about it in this piece.Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Case Studies, Concrete, Cement, Admixtures, Damp & Waterproofing, Floors, Membranes, Restoration & Refurbishment, Retrofit & Renovation, Walls
Building services professionals nationwide will once again have the opportunity to take part in a series of virtual CPD courses, focusing on key construction industry topics, from REHAU.Posted in Acoustics, Noise & Vibration Control, Articles, Building Industry Events, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Services, Continuing Professional Development (CPD's), Heating Systems, Controls and Management, Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning - HVAC, Pipes, Pipes & Fittings, Plumbing, Sustainability & Energy Efficiency
A former tram station in Bristol has become the first building in the UK to benefit from large scale R32 air conditioning, from Mitsubishi Electric.Posted in Air Conditioning, Articles, Building Industry News, Building Services, Case Studies, Heating Systems, Controls and Management, Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning - HVAC, Retrofit & Renovation, Sustainability & Energy Efficiency
Newton Specialist Contractor Arti Construction has performed the waterproofing on a commercial basement being turned it into a new community centre in London.Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Case Studies, Damp & Waterproofing, Restoration & Refurbishment, Retrofit & Renovation, Walls