Misc



Brief history of skyscrapers

Toronto downtown skyscrapers
Posted on 5 December, 2018 by Bailey Clarke under Misc

Early skyscrapers date back to the 19th century when large building developments started to evolve with modern times. The results of creativeness throughout the 19th century and the introduction of the safety elevator saw skyscrapers appearing in big... Read More

Are savvy promotions attracting Christmas sales for retail stores?

Savvy promotions attract early Christmas sales for retailers
Posted on 30 November, 2018 by Bailey Clarke under Misc

With Black Friday and Cyber Mondays campaigns, e-commerce sites and retail stores are certainly attracting early Christmas sales. However, retail stores still have to battle extreme competition in the run-up to the holiday season. The majority of... Read More

Greenfield developments: The facts

Greenfield developments
Posted on 27 November, 2018 by Bailey Clarke under Misc

Greenfield sites tend to be large vacant areas of agricultural or undeveloped land based in rural areas or cities. These unoccupied areas are normally considered for urban development projects due to some benefits. What are the benefits of a Greenfield... Read More

Things to consider when investing in church or chapel conversions

facts about converting chapels churches
Posted on 20 November, 2018 by Bailey Clarke under Misc

Many property investors are seeking unusual buildings to convert into either homes or commercial spaces. It's not surprising that redundant churches across the UK have become favourable amongst many potential buyers. With originally features, stunning... Read More

Exploring Lincoln Castle’s Georgian and Victorian Prison

Lincoln Castle 1068
Posted on 16 November, 2018 by Bailey Clarke under Misc

Lincoln Castle dates back to 1068 when William the Conqueror built the historic building on a site that had been occupied since Roman times. The historic Castle has been part of Lincoln's skyline for an impressive amount of time. However, there is... Read More

Facts about The Leopard Inn, Stoke-on-Trent

the leopard inn Burslem
Posted on 12 November, 2018 by Bailey Clarke under Misc

Located in Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent The Leopard Inn is an impressive 18th-century public house with heaps of history. With a dominant Georgian frontage and large bay windows, this three-storey historical pub is a listed building. Recently the owners... Read More

The majestic Ancient High House in Stafford

ancient high house Stafford
Posted on 7 November, 2018 by Bailey Clarke under Misc

Based in Stafford is The Ancient High House, a stunning large timber-framed Tudor building and one of the towns famous landmarks. Built around 1595 the Elizabethan town house is the biggest remaining timber-framed building in England. The house was... Read More

Retro video game arcades: The comeback

retro video game arcades
Posted on 5 November, 2018 by Bailey Clarke under Misc

With all the nostalgia surrounding the 80s and 90s, it's inevitable that a revival for retro arcades seems to be making a comeback. The new generation with their smart devices and home consoles are now wanting to explore what past generations... Read More

How to achieve an industrial inspired office

industrial style offices
Posted on 31 October, 2018 by Bailey Clarke under Misc

In recent years the industrial style has been extremely popular within homes, retail stores and eateries. Many companies have adopted the spacious industrial-look for their offices scrapping the standard corporate office layout. Although many offices... Read More

When old buildings should be demolished

When to decide if a building should be demolished
Posted on 29 October, 2018 by Bailey Clarke under Misc

When passing a neglected old building, whether it be industrial, residential or historical you can't help to think of its history and the reasons why it has been sadly abandoned. There are many reasons for the demise of old buildings, one is... Read More