Expona Design- Mix, Match, Play

Polyflor, the UK‘s commercial vinyl flooring specialist, is delighted to announce the relaunch of Expona Design, their premium heavy commercial Luxury Vinyl Tile collection. The new collection now features 30 stand out shades, including 24 brand new designs that incorporate... View Article

Concealment enhances high-rise fire safety

British designed and manufactured, Powermatic controlled, concealed door closers are gaining increasing popularity for use on fire doors in high-rise flats, apartments and HMOs. The door closers carry the CE mark and have been independently tested and proved to meet... View Article

Create cost effective falls on a flat roof

Tapered insulation can be retrofitted as part of the waterproofing system during the refurbishment of a flat roof where drainage falls are insufficient. A tapered scheme is quick to install as the insulation upgrade and falls are applied in a... View Article

BAL launches new architectural tiling surgeries

Due to the success of its CPD programme, BAL are launching  nationwide tiling surgeries at architectural practices across the country. These sessions offer architects, specifiers and design teams in-house technical support with tile and stone advice or a simple Q... View Article

New non-combustible range of Spandrel Panels

Architectural facade specialists Metalline have introduced a new non-combustible A1 rated spandrel panel that has been designed to fit into most curtain walling, structural glazing and unitised systems. This new panel allows architects and designers to specify with confidence a... View Article

The Multi-Sensor Explained

The typical Multi-Sensor uses both Optical and Heat sensors within the same alarm unit, although other variations exist. Multi-Sensors vary dramatically in design, from basic models where there is limited cross evaluation of the sensor values, through to highly sophisticated... View Article

Tobermore Launch New Specification Guide

Tobermore continue to set standards with the launch of their official new Specification Guide. Designed with architects, landscape designers, developers, building contractors and housebuilders in mind, the all-encompassing new guide is complete with all the latest additions to Tobermore’s extensive paving... View Article

Basildon estate customised with Kingspan Kooltherm

A new build estate of bespoke modular houses, under construction as part of one of the UK’s most ambitious regeneration programmes, is benefitting from the outstanding thermal performance of Kingspan Kooltherm K110 Plus Soffit Board. The Beechwood West estate forms... View Article

Kingspan brings eastern promise to the Olympic Park

The Kingspan OPTIM-R Balcony and Terrace System has been installed as part of the award-winning Here East development, a stunning repurposing of the press and broadcasting centres at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Situated in a picturesque canalside location, Here... View Article

Platform drainage at Historic York Railway Station

The original York Railway Station was built within the City Walls, adjacent to where the current station now stands. Opened in 1839 by the North Midland Railway, the structure only served trains to and from the south and the northern... View Article

Stay safe with Energetics Technology

Established in 2010 by Dr Peter Jemmett, Derbyshire based Energetics Technology Ltd (ETL) is very active in creating new products for the security and counter terror industries. ETL centres on the research and development of energetic materials, and pyrotechnic products... View Article

Senior’s healthy mix of solutions are better by design

Ideally suited to the healthcare sector, aluminium fenestration systems can offer huge benefits in terms of aesthetics, durability and efficiency and thanks to Senior Architectural Systems, specifiers can access a full range of solutions from one sole supplier. With a... View Article

Kingspan TEK sports centre is fit for King’s

Students at the renowned King’s College School in Cambridge are enjoying getting active in their new Sports & Cultural Centre, constructed with the use of the offsite Kingspan TEK Cladding Panels. The school previously lacked a dedicated indoor sports area,... View Article

Let the light flow with stunning steel screens

Broken-plan homes are popular as they give the appearance of more space while still maintaining separate areas. This can be often achieved through the use of internal screens. Steel is the perfect material for these internal screens as it is strong... View Article