Durable washroom solutions for educational settings

Petal’s Thor Plus washroom cubicles provided the perfect blend of privacy, durability and contemporary design for this recently completed 6th Form Boarding Accommodation at St. Catherine’s School, Bramley. Petal’s range of robust washroom solutions provided a practical yet stylish finish... View Article

Forbo’s Allura Flex impresses at Café GEC

London’s leading workplace caterer, The Good Eating Company, has opened its first commercial Café in the city. Requiring an interior design that reflects its core values, the sophisticated charm of Forbo Flooring Systems’ Allura Flex Wood luxury vinyl tiles, along... View Article

Charon at Chatham Grammar School for Girls

Charon, a decorative high lumen LED pendant luminaire from Luceco has been installed by Carter Services Group based in Basildon, at Chatham Grammar School for Girls located in Gillingham. Charon was chosen for its contemporary appearance and longevity, offering 100,000... View Article

EASY MEG – Designed to make life… easy!

LISTEN HERE 🔊 EASY MEG is the latest addition to Abet Laminati’s exterior cladding range and designed for use by everyone from professional builders to the DIY and self-build market. Based on the widely used MEG (Material External Grade) High... View Article

New brochure from Draks

The go-to brand for beautiful, clever storage solutions, wardrobes, wardrobe interiors, room dividers and walk-in dressing rooms, Draks, has launched a stunning new downloadable brochure designed to inspire the designer, developer and homeowner when creating beautiful homes. To download, just... View Article

Roto’s Innovative Inowa From Carl F Groupco

LISTEN HERE 🔊 Carl F Groupco, the major stockist of Roto hardware, reports increasing demand from fabricators for the innovative Patio Inowa sliding door hardware system. Launched in the hardware distributors range in 2020, the sliding door system has gathered... View Article

Thomas Crapper – the iconic British brand then and now

The history Thomas Crapper & Co Ltd. was founded by Thomas himself in London in 1861. The business supplied and installed bathroom and plumbing products throughout London; as such, he was responsible for many improvements in sanitary conditions and bathrooms... View Article

Silicate Masonry Paint for all surfaces

LISTEN HERE 🔊 A newly formulated Bonding Primer from Earthborn can now be used alongside Silicate Masonry Paint for exterior masonry surfaces that do not need to breathe. Bonding Primer provides a mechanical bond between a ‘sealed’ wall and the... View Article

Garador offers perfect fit

With modern house designs, many garages are taller, wider or have individual specifications. This is why leading UK garage door manufacturer Garador offers an extensive range of both standard and purpose-made garage door sizes all the way up to 5000mm... View Article

A2 fire-resistant vapour permeable membranes

Following the demand and success for its airtightness membranes, Wraptite and Procheck A2, The A. Proctor Group is launching two additions to its range of high-performance A2 fire-resistant membranes. Probreathe A2 combines breathability, good water resistance, fire resistance and airtightness... View Article

Purposefully porous

As a SuDS expert, Chris Griffiths of Marshalls explains why he is committed to bringing the approach into schemes using porous solutions to manage surface water in an increasingly challenging environmental context The latest State of the UK Climate report... View Article

Venting about spec quality

Tony Stevens at Bilco UK explains ‘NSHEVs’ – a ‘natural’ approach to ventilating spaces during fires – and factors that architects need to address when considering it According to The National Statistics Survey for fire and rescue services in England,... View Article

Untouchable innovation

Geoff Firth of Boon Edam explains why touchless technology is the “evolution of the connected workplace” and discusses futureproofing commercial buildings There was a time when you wouldn’t have thought twice about calling a lift, opening a door, or using... View Article

K Systems CPDs

K Systems is a leading UK manufacturer of BBA-approved External Wall Insulation (EWI) systems and solutions that have been tried and tested for over 30 years. As the industry experts in EWI, K Systems deliver premium products with proven, long-lasting solutions... View Article

Flexible solutions for changing generations

Ann Boardman of Saniflo discusses ideas for flexible living spaces including flexible bathroom options It’s well known that basements, lofts and unused spaces can be successfully converted into rooms that add value and practicality to a home. Even when a... View Article

Fireproofing green roofs

Julian Thurbin of modular green roof solutions supplier Wallbarn discusses the issues around ensuring fire performance of ‘living’ roofs and how to achieve compliance A key consideration for architects working on green roof projects has always been the load-bearing capability... View Article