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Lyndon puts quality and comfort into retirement

When Anchor Trust’s newly-built luxury retirement development – Hurst Place in Haywards Heath, West Sussex – required furnishing, handcrafted soft seating from Lyndon by Boss Design was chosen to replicate the look and feel of a high-end hospitality design. Specified... View Article

Timber Frame is re-shaping the UK housebuilding industry

Recent developments in the housebuilding industry look set to stimulate the market for timber frame construction. Housebuilding has proved the most buoyant sector of the UK construction industry for the past five years, its rate of growth only recently being... View Article

New light facade with natural clay tiles

European Building Materials has launched Vidar, a clean and elegant lightweight cladding system using natural clay tiles. Fast and simple to install, this inexpensive system is completely recyclable and designed in accordance with Cradle to Cradle environmental principles. Designed in... View Article

Blog: Balancing a sensible specification

High on today’s construction agenda is the need to lower environmental impact – combined with the challenge of delivering the desired aesthetic that is also cost effective, robust and easy to maintain. Here, Richard Price of Catnic, explains how pre-coated,... View Article

Eurocell’s Lusso adds zest to conservatory styles

Eurocell has announced the new Lusso orangery-style roof system, which adds style and value to conservatory offerings and completes the Eurocell roof range. Comprising highline gutter and internal pelmet components, Lusso is a modern take on traditional roof design, offering an on-trend... View Article

Safeguard guide has designs on basements

Although basements are a significant area of business opportunity for the construction industry, it is a complex and potentially fraught sector and – in the main – an area for the specialist. Yet Safeguard Europe – a UK leading specialist... View Article

Eurocell slots in timely solution for off-site construction

Eurocell, the UK’s leading manufacturer, distributor and recycler of window, door, conservatory and roofline products, is promising to deliver a whole host of benefits to the timber frame and off-site construction sectors with the launch of its new InSite window solution.... View Article

Hybrid of old and new creates stunning college campus

The architectural grandeur of a former Masonic Hall has provided the inspiration for a new sixth form campus for d’Overbroeck’s College in Oxford which features glazing solutions from Senior Architectural System’s Hybrid range. Designed by TSH Architects, the new sixth... View Article

Trojan Group’s fenestration hardware ahead of the game

Document Q, the latest addition to building regulations that covers security, came into force on 1 October 2015 and left many hardware products non-compliant. But Trojan’s core product range already met the requirements and put them ahead of the game... View Article

Schlüter Specification Insight: wetrooms fit for a Maharaja

We zone in on the complete wetroom solution provided for the Lalit Hotel, London—one of Schlüter-Systems’ grandest projects of 2016/17 and finalist in the ‘Listed Building (Over £5 million)’ category of the AJ Retrofit Awards 2017. Overview The conversion project... View Article

Polypipe in the driving seat for major highways project

Polypipe has supplied some of its most innovative sustainable drainage and cable protection solutions as part of a multi-million-pound project to keep one of England’s busiest road junctions moving. Main contractor, Galliford Try, specified a fully engineered water management attenuation... View Article

Altro creates home from home look for care home

Willowbrook Care Home in Birmingham provides specialist support for people with dementia and mental health problems who need personal care or nursing care on a long-term basis. The care home recently extended the premises to create more bedrooms and circulation... View Article

Rubbergard™ is right for Endeavour regeneration scheme

Residential property developer Endeavour, has chosen Firestone’s RubberGard™ EPDM roofing membrane for its innovative Queen’s Terrace Development in Salford. Endeavour purchased the row of eight spacious Victorian terrace houses in the Higher Broughton area of the city from Salford City... View Article

Dunsley Baker link-up

Link Up is good news for people who already have central heating from an open fire, stove, or cooker and looking for the flexibility of a gas or oil boilers. The use of a Dunsley Baker Neutralizer offers a neat... View Article

Protect and survive, in style

Increasingly prevalent perimeter security systems need careful integration into the urban realm to ensure they’re not overly obtrusive, says Jonathan Goss of Townscape Products. The spate of terrorist vehicle attacks across Europe in recent years has highlighted the vital importance... View Article
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