Humans of Construction at London Build 2019

This November will see London Build once again take over the Olympia London, bringing together over 25,000 construction professionals across two days for the largest built environment show for London. This incredible event will also host the largest ever meeting... View Article

STA System for safer truss bracing

One of the major problems facing the housebuilding industry is how to safely fix bracing timbers to roof trusses, according to Safety Platforms. The company’s STA System is a bespoke access system which makes truss-bracing safer, easier and faster. Fixing... View Article

Eliminating risk through design

By Nick Atkinson, Director at Ambar Kelly According to HSE, falls continue to be the biggest cause of fatal injury in Britain’s workplaces. From 2017-18 data, 26% of workplace fatalities – about 37 per year – resulted from a fall... View Article

Therma V R32 Split launched by LG

Designed specifically for the new build and housing renovation markets, the highly efficient Therma V R32 Split is a versatile solution that can deliver effective space heating and hot water supply. The new model employs the low Global warming Potential... View Article

A digital future for housing management

Lee McDougall, Director at architecture and building consultancy practice AHR, discusses how housing estate management should turn towards data and digital modelling to drive efficiency and ensure high service standards are maintained. Registered social housing providers face three key pressures... View Article

Procolor from VitrA tiles – design your projects in colour!

The ProColor range from VitrA Tiles comprises contemporary and attractive colour options for today’s designers and specifiers. This range is ideally suited to the architectural specification market because it contains 38 RAL colours of fully-vitrified tiles, providing modularity and consistency... View Article

The energy efficient Wilo Yonos-PICO

Wilo’s Wilo Yonos-PICO series of small circulators has a range of new features that have been added to this popular circulator, primarily for residential homes and properties, for heating systems and air conditioning equipment. With this new version, Wilo has... View Article

The new ProtecWork protective clothing from Snickers Workwear

Fully accredited, advanced Protective Wear for heat and flame, electrostatic and chemical risk environments from the UK’s leading workwear innovator. ProtecWork is a new collection of protective working clothes and accessories from Snickers Workwear, which has developed out of over... View Article

Comar launch the ECO LT window & door systems

Comar profiles have thicker walls providing extra strength and durability for the British market, ensuring that Comar performs. Designed specifically for the British Market and offering a truly British engineered solution. Comar ECO LT is a newly launched aluminium window... View Article

New Fountainbridge housing secures planning approval

A new canal side development of 234 new homes, intended to be rented out, and six, ground-floor commercial units, has been granted planning permission today in Edinburgh. New Fountainbridge has been shaped around a network of streets, private courtyards and... View Article

A2Dominion builds 875 new homes

A2Dominion built 875 much-needed high-quality new homes across London and southern England in the last year, making it one of the UK’s top developing housing associations. Its completions for 2018/19 included 113 for affordable rent, 88 shared ownership, 24 social... View Article

Door closer enhances fire safety in high-rise buildings

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