About NBS

At NBS, we are committed to offering distinctive, innovative specification and information solutions to construction industry professionals.

Our origins lie in the National Building Specification for the UK and we have produced specification products for over 40 years.

Today our NBS specification products cover building construction, engineering services and landscape design and we are proud to be leading the construction industry in its digital evolution.

We are NBS

NBS provides essential BIM, specification, knowledge management and building product information services.
Play a key role in leading the digital revolution in construction
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Latest Press Releases

NBS and RIBA Enterprises issue press releases to keep you informed of important developments within the company and the construction industry.
15 May 2017 | by

For almost a century, the Old Post Office, at St Nicholas Street, was at the heart of Newcastle’s city centre - a major employer, handling parcels and letters and facilitating money orders and telegrams, for residents and businesses alike. And now its new owner, NBS, which provides technical information to construction industry professionals, is bringing the past to life with a gallery packed full of memories.

12 May 2017 | by

NBS’s seventh annual BIM survey reveals that a year since the BIM Level 2 mandate came into force, a third of the industry is still unclear with what they have to do to comply with it.

05 May 2017 | by

The results are in from NBS’s latest survey into specifications, and after receiving over 500 responses, it provides some true insight into the current role and future of specifications.

27 March 2017 | by

Construction product manufacturers looking to succeed in BIM are encouraged to take a seat at a free event, hosted by NBS and RIBA Insight.

22 March 2017 | by

Newcastle-based NBS and Newcastle College have strengthened their links in a bid to improve opportunities for students.