New shower tray ranges for all sectors

Saniflo, market leading producer of macerators and pumps, has introduced a comprehensive collection of shower trays to its Kinedo portfolio of trays, enclosures and shower cubicles. The new ranges will complement the Kinerock tray which was successfully launched last year.... View Article

OMNIE UFH warms traditional style Cotswold stone homes

A development of six new five-bedroom detached properties, close to Cirencester town centre, whose construction features the area’s distinctive natural Cotswold Limestone, is making full use of the benefits to the ClipPlate system and other products form the range of... View Article

Bellway set to hit apprenticeship targets in 2019

Bellway is set to become one of the first major British housebuilders to achieve ‘5% Club’ status when it reaches its apprenticeship target this year. The company, which builds houses across England, Scotland and Wales, has pledged that apprentices will... View Article

Tolent start work on £400 million flagship Leeds project

Tolent has announced its recent contract win at Kirkstall Forge, where the team will build the site’s first residential phase, with the contract initially delivering the construction of two prototype houses. Led by CEG, Kirkstall Forge is a £400 million... View Article

Shakespeare Martineau comments on MIPIM 2019

Simon Stanion, head of planning at Shakespeare Martineau, reflects on the key themes for planners from MIPIM 2019.   “The atmosphere in the Midlands Pavilion has been particularly upbeat throughout, with many exciting development portfolios marking significant investment opportunities across the... View Article

Berkeley trading statement

The Berkeley Group Holdings plc (“Berkeley” or the “Company”) has announced its Trading Update which covers the period from 1 November 2018 to 28 February 2019. Berkeley is the country’s leading place-maker, operating principally in London, Birmingham and the South... View Article

A quick and easy to install roof drain

Dallmer Ltd will once again be showcasing its range of Renova roof drains at the RCI Show 2019. Compatible with all types of roofing systems, the Renova drains are quick and easy to install. The drain is simply pushed into... View Article

FORRME completes £5m County Down Development

Northern Ireland-based construction firm FORRME has recently completed a £5m social housing project at Dromore Street, Banbridge, County Down. Appointed by Clanmil Housing Association, FORRME have constructed 32 modern social housing units, made up of a mix of new-build houses,... View Article

Spring Statement comment from BRE

Gwyn Roberts, New Homes and Communities Lead at BRE said: “BRE welcomes the Chancellor’s proposal for a Future Homes Standard. We fully support the need for future-proofed new homes but don’t think we should wait until 2025 for them. “We... View Article

Green light for Broadway Malyan in Hove

Brighton & Hove City Council has approved proposals for a new 152-apartment scheme in Hove. The Broadway Malyan-designed scheme for developer Crest Nicholson comprises 19 studios, 49 one bedroom, 76 two bedroom and eight three bedroom apartments across four residential... View Article

Solid floor refurbishment research released

Kingspan Insulation has published a new white paper assessing how different floor insulation specifications can impact cost and floor-to-ceiling height in home refurbishments. The report is based on research from leading consultants — Currie & Brown. It shows that Kingspan... View Article

For those looking for ambience

With PM (particulate matter) pollution grabbing national headlines, Specflue is pioneering an alternative heating method for those looking for the ambience of a flickering fire in their living room that offers enhanced eco credentials. Pellet stoves, such as those manufactured... View Article