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Dorset’s biggest private landlord has made a statement after urban artists transformed a huge wall at its headquarters. DWP Housing Partnership now has a magnificent and colourful addition to its base in St Clements Road, Boscombe. Two artists from Redtail... View Article

Dundee wins UNESCO City of Design status

Dundee has become the first UNESCO City of Design in the UK, a prestigious award that recognises the huge contribution the city has made to design worldwide. The designation, which has previously been awarded to just 12 cities including Beijing,... View Article

Klober CPD ‘Maximising airtightness in roof construction’

Klober’s fully updated CPD presentation ‘Maximising airtightness in roof construction’ examines implications of changes to Approved Doc L1A and the discontinuation of ‘The Code for Sustainable Homes’. It covers variations in regulations in Wales, Scotland and Ireland, SAP analysis, implications... View Article

Capturing the beauty of plaster

With rustic, contemporary surface finishes the new vogue, Solus Ceramics are delighted to introduce the unusual Plaster range, which offers a unique aesthetic on the urban trend. Inspired by the look and feel of hand-smoothed plaster, this range displays a... View Article

Aluprof corners the sliding door market

Glazed sliding doors have always been popular in residential and high rise residential properties as they take up little room and are cost effective to manufacture and install. Today’s lift and slide doors offer high thermal performance and excellent weathering capabilities complete... View Article

Further test results from Fire Retardant UK Ltd

ASFP member Fire Retardant UK Ltd have further test results for their Eco-friendly fire retardant HR Prof, certificates available for Euro-class B (equivalent to UK “Class O”) on: Spruce, Pine, Western Red Cedar, Scotch Larch, Siberian Larch and Oak, Birch... View Article

Keppie to design new West Dunbartonshire council office

Leading architectural practice Keppie has been appointed to design a new office building for West Dunbartonshire Council on behalf of hub West Scotland. The development, which will replace the current Garshake Road office, will be located on Castle Street in... View Article

Reliability is the key to valve specification

The reliability of Horstmann ZonePlus Z series motorized zone and diverter valves is making them the first choice for new installations, upgrades and maintenance replacements in Bournemouth Borough Council. Jamie Riggs, Senior Gas & Plumbing Supervisor for the Council, explains:... View Article