Its time to stay cool at work – with Snickers Workwear

Lightweight fabrics in the new Topwear range will compliment Snickers Workwear Stretch Garments perfectly this Summer. The warmer weather will bring a need for professional craftsmen and women to be cool and dry – to maintain wellbeing and working efficiency... View Article

Closing the gap on performance

By Dr Gavin Dunn, Chief Executive of Chartered Association of Building Engineers (CABE) The construction industry has long grappled with the challenges of closing the performance gap between as-designed and as-built building performance. From energy performance, air quality, ventilation and... View Article

New home figures continue to rise, reports NHBC

More than 13,500 new homes were registered to be built in the UK in April, according to the latest figures from NHBC – an increase of 21% compared to a year ago. 13,527 new homes were registered (9,972 private sector;... View Article

Aster Group builds more than 1,100 homes in a year

Housing association Aster Group built more than 1,100 homes between April 2018 and the end of March 2019 as part of its £2bn investment plan which forecasts a build programme of over 10,000 homes during the next seven years. Aster’s... View Article

Designer Contracts supports local hospice

The UK’s largest flooring contractor, Designer Contracts, has pledged a whopping £100,000 to help a hospice close to its headquarters in Chesterfield. The company has donated the six-figure sum to Ashgate Hospice’s ‘Three Bedded Bay Appeal’, launched to raise money... View Article

Stannah Lifts access in award-winning affordable housing scheme

A Stannah passenger lift has made access easy for residents of Victoria Wharf Apartments, a £5.5m, sustainable and contemporary canal-side housing development for intermediate rent in Ladbroke Grove, St John’s Terrace, London W10. The eight-person lift is wall-mounted in a purpose-built, freestanding... View Article

NRHA returns to Nassington for community-led scheme

Northamptonshire Rural Housing Association (NRHA) is set to further meet the needs of the local community with plans being given the go ahead for Phase 3 of its affordable housing development in Nassington. The small rural scheme, which has been... View Article

Single storey living grows in popularity

A regional property expert has outlined why single storey living is growing in popularity across East Anglia. Michelle Baker, sales director for Persimmon Homes Anglia, said: “Although they are one of Britain’s most desired house styles, only around 300 bungalows... View Article

Developing homes with wellbeing in mind

Authored by Chris Coxon, Head of Marketing at Eurocell plc – the leading manufacturer, distributor and recycler of high quality, cost efficient and sustainable PVC-U solutions Over the past decade there has been an increase in education and understanding of... View Article

A safe clean sweep with LTP ECOPROTEC® treatments

LTP’s ECOPROTEC® range includes a variety of treatments for safe and effective maintenance of outdoor surfaces – from stone and porcelain patios, to swimming pool mosaics and surrounds. Spanning heavy-duty cleaners and sealers, to removers and restoration treatments, the British-made... View Article