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Hunter Douglas shutter systems helps scheme buck the trend

The striking Ixia development in London’s Shoreditch has bucked a sales trend by proving an instant hit with buyers, thanks to the scheme’s innovative design and in part to the bespoke Hunter Douglas shutter system. Whilst the London property market... View Article

Adopting a new approach for foul & surface water sewers

New legislation scheduled for later this year will demand a new approach from house builders, ground workers and contractors when it comes to the design, planning and installation of foul water & surface water sewer systems. Terry Hill, Technical Support... View Article

A ray of hope for the “death-ray” building

A London skyscraper – nicknamed ‘The Walkie Talkie’ – which unwittingly projected scorching sunbeams onto the streets below has highlighted the need for city planners to use a “plug-in” tool pioneered by a Birmingham City University-led consortium. The European-wide KIC-Transitions... View Article

Metal Technology hits the heights at Olympic Way

Metal Technology has supplied its innovative architectural aluminium products on one of London’s tallest buildings. Designed by Hunt Thompson and built by main contractor Donban, the new 4 star, 20 storey, 235 bedroom Park Inn Hotel and 158 apartment building... View Article

Durapipe HTA settles into new apartments in Reading

Durapipe HTA pipework has been installed into a range of new-build apartments on an exclusive housing development in Reading. A David Wilson Homes development, Portman Square is situated within the city centre and is made up of two, three and... View Article

Welsh slate helps to rebuild earthquake city

The roofs of two historic buildings in Christchurch, New Zealand, are being renovated with Welsh Slate. The first of five containers of Welsh Slate is due to arrive shortly in New Zealand to help in what is dubbed as one... View Article

Firemaster delivers a triple whammy!

The latest range of Eurobond Firemaster internal wall panels delivers a unique ‘triple whammy’ of market leading product benefits. Cost savings An independent cost comparison study* of non-load bearing fire rated compartment and partition walls has shown cost savings of... View Article

Check it out… It’s groovy baby!

In the 1960’s groovy was the description for anything that was new, attractive and excellent. Today the same can be said for Eurobond Laminates’ new range of grooved panels that enables the designer to create the visual expression of multi... View Article

Kingspan gives fire station the Weymouth Wave

A £6.5 million fire station has quickly become a local landmark thanks to its iconic wave-form roof, made possible with the use of over 5,000 m2 of Kingspan’s high performance Thermaroof TR27 LPC/FM insulation. Weymouth Community Fire Station is the... View Article

Supacord adds something special to new school

A new centre for pupils on the autism spectrum at a school in Bedfordshire has been hailed as exemplary and praised by experts in Special Educational Needs (SEN) for its innovative design, which uses colourful carpets from Heckmondwike FB to... View Article

Sapphire Balustrades’ new website goes live

A new web site for Sapphire Balustrades is now live, offering fast track navigation to the latest information about industry renowned balcony and balustrade solutions, project support and design resources. Featuring a user-friendly design and handy online tools, www.sapphirebalustrades.com provides... View Article

Specifying retractable seating

Retractable seating specialists Audience Systems are offering a new CPD seminar, covering the numerous considerations for specifiers of retractable seating systems. Although the benefits of retractable seating are well understood, the seminar gives attendees a thorough grounding in the practicalities.... View Article

Kemper System brings new life to University campus roof

Waterproofing specialist, Kemper System, has helped Anglia Ruskin University transform a former office block into a prestigious faculty building thanks to its Stratex warm roof and Kemperol V210 cold liquid-applied waterproofing systems. Serving 30,000 students across three campuses in Cambridge,... View Article

Arbor Forest Products, commited to ongoing investment

Arbor Forest Products Ltd is investing a further £5million during 2013 in its Lincolnshire dedicated timber terminal. The provision of a new fully concreted 10 acre hard standing storage site will allow for a substantial increase in timber stockholding, further... View Article
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