Wates Construction delivers landmark £33m leisure centre

National contractor Wates Construction has completed works at Braywick Leisure Centre, a major leisure and community hub for Windsor and Maidenhead Council, marking the first project delivered for Wates via the Major Works – UK framework, part of the Scape... View Article

Slate: the perfect material for every architectural design

Slate is becoming more widely recognised for its vast design versatility, above and beyond traditional build and ideal for use across an array of modern roofing and cladding projects. Here Julian Gomez, Director of Marketing at CUPA PIZARRAS looks at the features and... View Article

“Green” cement pour yields concrete results

University of Sydney researchers have successfully poured “green” cement – pavement made from a unique mix of fly ash, and waste materials including ground glass and gaseous carbon dioxide. The trial “eco-pavement” has saved 752kg of sand from being dredged... View Article

CPD – Zinc as a Building Envelope

VMZINC offer a RIBA accredited CPD that discusses zinc as a building envelope. It aims to give specifiers an insight into the history, production and sustainability of zinc roofing and cladding. Not only are aesthetics and systems discussed but also substrate,... View Article

Senior’s stadium performances

A hattrick of fenestration solutions from Senior Architectural Systems alongside a great team performance from supply chain partners Elite Aluminium Systems Ltd and Buckingham Group has played a key part in the delivery of two new football stadiums. At the... View Article

Excellence delivered

When excellence is the target, it makes sense to turn to a proven supply chain that has the capacity to adapt to specific demands. As a result, 2 New Bailey, in the heart of Manchester’s regenerating commercial centre, achieves a... View Article

Now is the time for timber

With the threat of missing critical environmental targets a very real danger in the post COVID-19 economy, the Time for Timber campaign is today (21 September) launching a new drive that directly targets the financial and insurance sectors – one... View Article

Growing business: safety first in the warehouse

As warehouse and logistics operators continue to ramp up to handle the surge in online shopping, mitigating risk becomes ever more critical for a safer workplace, says Paul Roehricht, UK strategic account manager for impact protection specialists, Brandsafe. UK online... View Article