Innovative range of Marano® railings launched by F.H. Brundle

A new range of innovative and easy-to-install aluminium railings has been unveiled by leading railing supplier F.H. Brundle. The stunning Marano railings include pre-assembled aluminium posts, available in square and round profiles, with a satin anodised finish. The system can... View Article

Specifying a loft ladder just got easier

Premier Loft Ladders have made it even easier to download NBS product data from their website. Where available, the specification can now be copied directly from the main product pages, as well as from NBS Plus. Furthermore, architects and specifiers... View Article

Let’s end this ‘cladding confusion.’

It is now more than two years since the Grenfell Tower fire. The government needs to move more quickly to bring confidence back to residents and the cladding sector alike, says Peter Johnson, chairman of Vivalda Group. Credit where it’s... View Article


A liquid roofing and waterproofing system, which was the first of its kind to be launched in the UK, has turned 20. KEMPEROL 2K-PUR, which is manufactured by Kemper System, has retained its unique market position over the last two... View Article

University campus gets a facelift

The merger of two educational institutions involved an extensive building project with conversions of existing buildings and the construction of a new one. The newly constructed ‘Building B’ is clad with approximately 1,800 m2 of perforated corten, manufactured and supplied... View Article

AVT battles the elements

Air Vent Technology Ltd have helped design a sophisticated ventilation system to suit the requirements of the kiln room area of Interfish Ltd at Plymouth. The company needed a system which could cope with the special demands encountered in a... View Article

Metal Technology enlightens BREEAM outstanding rated office

Grade A office development, Aurora, at Bristol’s Finzels Reach, is the perfect example of design and sustainability working seamlessly to create a striking architectural landmark using the latest technology from architectural aluminium systems’ firm, Metal Technology. The seven storey 95,000... View Article

T Gunning re-appointed to Goldsmiths’ framework

T Gunning, a Chartered Building Company, has been re-appointed to the framework of Goldmsiths University of London to support the university in the delivery of internal/external refurbishment projects. The company has completed a number of significant projects over the last... View Article

Pent up about roof ventilation

The fifth façade can make a valued contribution towards the overall aesthetics of a building by taking advantage of bespoke options for both mechanical and natural ventilation solutions. Gilberts Blackpool, through its innovative in-house R&D capability, can produce, from scratch,... View Article

Bristol development benefits from insulation solution

A private development for contemporary urban living in Bristol is benefiting from the latest advancement in vacuum insulation technology and exceptional thermal performance with the Kingspan OPTIM-R E Roofing System. The Old Library is an exclusive new-build featuring 36 spacious... View Article