Ryder further bolsters London team

Andrew Costa, a highly experienced figure in London’s architectural scene, has joined Ryder Architecture as architectural director, further increasing its experience and talent. The appointment reflects the practice’s developing opportunities in the capital and wider south in a range of... View Article

Kingspan launches online U-value calculator

Kingspan Insulation is pleased to announce the launch of its new online U-value calculator – www.uvalue-calculator.co.uk – the first to feature calculations approved under the BBA / TIMSA competency scheme. The free, easy to use tool, requires no registration and... View Article

Synseal’s new specialist will boost digital to the max

Synseal’s busy Marketing department welcomes a new Digital Marketing Manager in the shape of Max Muscroft, who has joined the company after completing 19 years of distinguished service working at major car dealers TC Harrison Group. The digital environment including... View Article

New National Technical Specification Manager for Jet Cox

Jet Cox has appointed Eddy Haslam as National Technical & Sales Manager to assist Architects, Developers, Design Consultants and Roofing Contractors with the design and specification of the extensive range of Jet Cox large area polycarbonate and glass roof light... View Article

Budget 2015 response and comments part two

James Thompson, head of business rates at Deloitte Real Estate, comments on the announcement of 100% retention of the growth in Business Rates for the Greater Manchester Combined Authority. “The 10 authorities making up the Greater Manchester Combined Authority have... View Article

BPF responds to the budget

Budget 2015: developers laud business rates retention as vital to solve infrastructure funding challenge and boost regeneration. Proposals that could see City regions retain 100% of their additional business rates revenue will prove vital in overcoming the UK’s infrastructure funding... View Article

Budget 2015 responses and comments

Experts across the industries leading companies have all had their say on the Government’s budget announcements for 2015. Michael O’Connor, partner, national head of infrastructure, projects and energy at Addleshaw Goddard, said: “Connectivity between cities will be key to turning... View Article

New Spring titles from Architectural Design (AD)series

Wiley is pleased to announce five new titles in its successful Architectural Design (AD), AD Primer and AD Reader series to be published during April and May 2015. Constructions: An Experimental Approach to Intensely Local Architectures (AD Series) Guest Edited... View Article

Stylish and sustainable entrance flooring design with Nuway

Nuway, the market leading rigid entrance flooring system from Forbo Flooring Systems, has been enhanced to provide specifiers with more choice. Along with the reliable high performance characteristics for which Nuway is renowned, the collection now boasts a more design-orientated... View Article

SMAS Worksafe Certificate awarded to Sunsquare

With health and safety at the forefront of all aspects of its business, Sunsquare has been awarded a SMAS Worksafe Certificate. The news follows a recent SMAS Worksafe audit of Sunsquare Ltd. The evidence provided by the skylight manufacturer shows... View Article

Johnson & Starley introduce 5 year guarantee

Johnson & Starley are now offering a free five year parts and labour guarantee on their QuanTec HR28C combi boiler with Integral Passive Flue Gas Heat Recovery (PFGHR) from February 2015. The QuanTec HR28C has been hugely popular thanks to... View Article

The hierarchy of wood use manifesto

We believe that there is no such thing as waste wood, only different ways to waste it. We also believe that climate change is real. Wood can be used, reused and recycled several times. But it can only be burned... View Article