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

Rising to the challenge of the future-proofed home

Home lifts can offer mobility solutions for multi-generational living and add a design statement to flexible family homes of the future, but safety and sustainability are just as important as aesthetics, says David Schill of Aritco Lifts. Dramatic sociological shifts... View Article

LACE Housing Unveils New Development for Over 55s

Lincolnshire-based LACE Housing has officially opened the doors to Brighton Place – its £4.4m development of affordable housing for older people in Washingborough. A group of seven pupils from Washingborough Academy and Sandra Hine – daughter of the late North Kesteven District... View Article

No. 1 destination

Located in the centre of Mayfair, London, No.1 Grosvenor Square is set to open early next year – after having the former US Embassy’s historic facade painstakingly removed and re-constructed. Charlie Walsh, sales director at Lodha UK, spoke to Housebuilder &... View Article