Plaswood raised beds – for the sustainable gardener

The latest product range from Plaswood has been designed with the sustainable gardener in mind. Made in the UK from 100% recycled plastic, Plaswood raised beds and planters provide year-round vegetable or flower space that require no maintenance painting or... View Article

Council chooses winning community housing bid

A community group from Crystal Palace has been chosen to develop its own affordable homes after winning a council-run competition. Crystal Palace Community Land Trust (CLT) has been selected for its commitment to turn a piece of council land at... View Article

Local partnership pays dividends

When it comes to keeping services in their local economy Bristol City Council (BCC) are right on the money. With a comprehensive housing stock and many, many residents relying on lifts to access their homes every day, BCC needs a... View Article

Freefoam help Key Partnership Homes reduce wastage

With statistics regularly quoted about the amount of waste we are all sending to landfill, businesses are looking to play their part in reducing waste and operating more efficiently. The housebuilding industry are working to meet these challenges throughout the... View Article

Forget help to buy, the UK needs help to retire

The key to alleviating the pressure on the housing market is better development of later living accommodation, a new survey has shown, but this will not be achieved without bold action being taken.    Research undertaken by law firm Shakespeare Martineau and the Housing Learning and Improvement Network (Housing LIN), revealed that a re-think of... View Article

JACKOBOARD® provides the ideal preparation for tiling

Manufactured with an extruded polystyrene foam core and a special coating on both sides, JACKOBOARD® construction boards form an ideal base for tiling. The surfaces of the JACKOBOARD® system provide an extremely strong bond and can be used on virtually... View Article

It’s time to shake up branding in the BTR sector

By Mark Davis, Creative Director, me&dave The build-to-rent (BTR) sector is hotting up. With more than 140,000 BTR units either completed or planned across the UK, and a Savills’ Sky’s The Limit report stating that the sector looks set to... View Article

Anthracite grey: trendy gutter from Marley by popular demand

With a velvety warmth and subtle hint of luxury, the anthracite grey shade has taken the construction industry by storm. Rainwater systems from Marley Plumbing and Drainage in the popular anthracite grey now perfectly match Pantone colour 7016, allowing specifiers to create... View Article

Innovative housing scheme gets green light from Planning

An innovative pilot scheme which will see the first modular homes built as part of Cardiff Council’s flagship housebuilding programme has been given the go-ahead by Planning Committee. The 100 per cent affordable housing project on Crofts Street in Plasnewydd... View Article

A hidden gem

An elegant new development for retirees has become a discreet addition to a Surrey town, offering elderly buyers both tailor-made housing and a sense of community. Jack Wooler spoke to Martin Brown from developer McCarthy & Stone on their approach... View Article

KLOEBER LAUNCH THEIR NEW WEBSITE

Market-leading door and window supplier, Kloeber UK Ltd, is delighted to launch their new website, designed to highlight their quality products and services. The updated website comes at an exciting time of growth and expansion. This user-friendly platform with new... View Article

The Grundfos COMFORT PM gets you into hot water

It is a concerning fact that every year in the UK, a typical family of three living in a household with a conventional one string plumbing system discharges up to 16,000 litres of clean water – straight down the drain... View Article