Glidevale Protect – here to support and supply!

As the construction industry adapts to the changing environment due to COVID-19, and with supply chains reviewing ways of working to keep their employees and customers safe, we wanted to make you aware that Glidevale Protect is open for business.... View Article

ASFP welcomes Government Building Safety Bill proposals

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) welcomes the Government’s plans to reform building safety and undertake a major review of the building regulations, a move which the Association believes is long overdue. The Association also welcomes plans to establish... View Article

Comar 7P.i FSDX – British by Design

The next generation of aluminium bi-fold, folding sliding door has arrived from Comar Architectural Aluminium Systems. Comar FSDX: Superior, stabilised rolling action with the quietest roller in the industry and improved weight bearing capacity means fit-once and reduced call outs.... View Article

Futurebuild thanks industry for a successful event

Putting the climate emergency front and centre in 2020 Futurebuild would like to take this opportunity to thank the industry for attending its 2020 event during such a time of uncertainty. There’s no question that this year’s event brought together... View Article

Simpson Strong-Tie’s fastener range goes premium

Introducing the brand new Premium Fasteners range by leading construction manufacturer Simpson Strong-Tie; featuring superior strength nails and screws to cover almost every application and showcased in the newly released Premium Fasteners Catalogue. Europe’s leading range of superior nails and... View Article

Kaldewei Cayono bath

The Cayono bath from Kaldewei packs a punch with compact dimensions starting from 150cm length and a very attractive price point. The clever design features space-saving outer dimensions with a generous interior with steep sides. The flat base allows safe footing for... View Article

RWC COVID-19 Response

With the steadily increasing incidence of the COVID-19 virus in the UK and beyond, RWC is closely monitoring the situation and evaluating the impact it will have on our employees, customers, operations and supply chain. We are closely following governmental... View Article

Latest Wembley success for the Schöck Isokob

The massive Wembley Park regeneration project continues apace. And one of the latest completions is The Alameda. It comprises 10-storey and 15-storey, blocks providing 340 new residential apartments with cafes and restaurants planned at ground level. The slide-on balconies are... View Article

Lifeline for ChildLine

Designer Contracts, the UK’s largest flooring contractor, has stepped into help leading children’s charity, ChildLine, with extra funds to help it through the Covid-19 pandemic. The charity, which supports some 800 young people each day, needed an urgent cash injection... View Article

Signs that you should invest in property this year

Some people are keen to invest in property, while others need a bit of a push to realise just how lucrative this kind of investment can be. Property investment is sometimes a little more complicated than other kinds of investments,... View Article

The hottest trends

LISTEN HERE Steve Birch of Vogue (UK) explores the latest bathroom heating trends for 2020. The desire for versatile, energy-efficient solutions in the home has given the industry the opportunity to create new designs which are lightweight, non-polluting, durable and... View Article

An ‘I’ on innovation

LISTEN HERE Angus Macfarlane of James Jones & Sons discusses the increasing popularity of I-joists, and their inherent economic, technical and environmental benefits for addressing the current challenges the housebuilding industry faces. With the Government’s promise to build 300,000 new... View Article

Decking – do your homework

LISTEN HERE Sarah Francis of Arbor Forest Products gives an insight into how to spot quality decking products – both in terms of timber and composite options. Despite our changeable weather, we Brits are a nation of garden-lovers: even if... View Article

The multi-generational living opportunity

LISTEN HERE The growing trend of multiple generations living together in one house offers a whole new market for housebuilders – they just need to consider age-inclusive and flexible design options, says David Schill of Aritco Lifts. Much has been... View Article