LGA responds to proposed ‘automatic’ planning reforms

Responding to the Government’s proposed planning reforms, Local Government Association Chairman, Cllr James Jamieson said: “While we await the details of these planning proposals, it is vital that any reforms provide the right protections so residents have the power to... View Article

Offsite manufacturing mitigates risk of working from height

Figures from the Health and Safety Executive reveal roofers account for 24% of work-related deaths in the construction industry. Working at height can be a perilous activity, particularly for the operators making lengthy modifications to products which could have been... View Article

LED represents 14% of all household lighting appliances

According to AMA Research’s latest Lighting Market Report the move towards the use of LEDs has increased, where this technology is estimated to represent 14% of lighting appliances owned by UK households. LEDs growth in market share has been underpinned... View Article

Georgia strengthens the John Chambers Wildflower team

Since 2013 the John Chambers brand has been owned by Green-tech, the UKs leading landscape supplier. With a reputation for excellent quality seeds and doing things the old-fashioned way; all seed is prepared by hand; John Chambers Wildflowers can be... View Article

Improved differential movement sealed with ISO BLOCO T-Max

Improved compensation of differential movement in timber frame structures is provided by ISO-BLOCO T-Max from construction foam tape specialists, ISO Chemie. Designed for multi-storey timber frame structures, ISO BLOCO T-Max compensates for the large amount of differential movement which can... View Article

Find your style!

Check out our great inspirational tool to find the perfect socket and switch to match your interiors! Try the tool! Find Your Style! Find Your Style is a great inspirational tool to find the perfect socket and switch to match... View Article

Build-Zone secures new A-Rated insurance backing

Build-Zone is delighted to announce the first of several new capacity partnerships. Build-Zone’s deal with XL Catlin Insurance Company (UK) Ltd (part of AXA XL, the specialist division of the AXA Group of Companies) means we have been able to... View Article

Kingspan helping people get back to business

As lockdown gradually eases and more people are returning to their places of work, businesses are having to consider how to make their workspaces safe.  Government guidance clearly states that social distancing of 2m or 1m with risk mitigation must... View Article