Executive: New design manual to shape new homes

A ground-breaking design manual for 600 new homes to be delivered across York has been developed. It will set the standard of the new housing from City of York Council’s Housing Delivery Programme, and has been published alongside a progress... View Article

Work underway on the first of over 1,000 new NE homes

In just six summer weeks, regeneration and housing specialist, Galliford Try Partnerships North, has started construction on four North East sites that will deliver 230 new homes and announced the partners it will work with to build 375 more. Projects... View Article

Demystifying ventilation

With the growth of whole house ventilation systems, ducting products and systems abound, specifying and installing them has become considerably more complex. Penny Jones of Domus Ventilation answers the most commonly asked questions when it comes to domestic ventilation ducting.... View Article

DML Expanded Metal Lathing – Hits 100,000 Sheets a year!

This summer, construction connector manufacturer Simpson Strong-Tie is celebrating the production of its one hundred thousandth ‘ DML’ Expanded Metal Lathing sheet. The UK’s most versatile, reinforcement mesh option, available in a sheet size of 2400 x 700 x 0.40.... View Article

Decorex announces new installation: Design Encounter

New for the 2019 edition of Decorex International, Design Encounter will see the show bring together a diverse group of interior designers to explore how interiors and technology can combine to offer a personalised experience. Design Encounter, by architect John... View Article

Preparing smart home Installations for the future

Matt Nimmons of CEDIA EMEA discusses how to install smart home installations that can stand the test of time, and details the elements that need to be considered when designing a wider home integration project. The integration of smart technology... View Article

Decorex announces seminar programme

Decorex International, the show of choice for the high-end interior design trade, returns this October, for an exciting new chapter at Olympia London. For 2019, the show will bring together its most inspiring seminar programme to date. Leading interior designers,... View Article

Concealment enhances high-rise fire safety

British designed and manufactured, Powermatic controlled, concealed door closers are gaining increasing popularity for use on fire doors in high-rise flats, apartments and HMOs. The door closers carry the CE mark and have been independently tested and proved to meet... View Article

Fencemate Durapost® offers an elegant and strong alternative

An industry first, Birkdale’s FENCEMATE DuraPost® is an innovative galvanised steel fence post system that provides a durable, lightweight and wind-resistant alternative to wooden or concrete fence posts. Due to its makeup of cold-rolled galvanised steel, DuraPost® is capable of... View Article

Dakea launches new flat roof windows

Dakea has expanded its range of roof windows and skylights with the addition of both fixed and openable windows for flat roofs. The simple to install windows feature a durable aluminium exterior, toughened external pane and laminated interior panes for... View Article

Schöck capability at major North London development

The former site of the National Institute for Medical Research (NIMR), on The Ridgeway at Mill Hill, in North London, is being redeveloped by Barratt London as a major residential development known as Ridgeway Views.    The NIMR building, with... View Article

Basildon estate customised with Kingspan Kooltherm

A new build estate of bespoke modular houses, under construction as part of one of the UK’s most ambitious regeneration programmes, is benefitting from the outstanding thermal performance of Kingspan Kooltherm K110 Plus Soffit Board. The Beechwood West estate forms... View Article