On the level with Norcros Adhesives

Norcros Adhesives is adding a new leveller to its already comprehensive range. Norcros Pro AF Low Prep Self Smoothing Levelling Compound is an ammonia and latex-free, 2-part levelling compound. It is suitable for use on most substrates without the need... View Article

New Government reveals housing plans in Queen’s Speech

The new UK Government has touched on its housing plans as part of the Queen’s Speech, aiming to help home-buyers and renters, devolve power and funding to communities and improve building safety. The Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government... View Article

Don’t be floored by underfloor heating

Underfloor heating offers effective and efficient heating that’s out of sight and makes no demands on wall space. However, many people have misconceptions about using underfloor heating, especially as a replacement for radiators. To ease some of the worries, Wunda Group is... View Article

Moiety Kitchens: a one-stop kitchen shop

London-based BLANCO retailer, Moiety Kitchens, specialises in floating islands and Kosher kitchen designs, ensuring cabinetry and appliances are installed so that meat and dairy products are completely separated throughout the kitchen. All of the kitchens are open to personalisation and... View Article

Reginox launches Vechi traditional-style hot tap

Reginox launched Vechi, a 3 in 1 instant boiling hot water tap. Part of the Amanzi collection, Vechi adds both style and modern convenience to the more classically designed kitchen, and offers the perfect partner to any ceramic sink. Both... View Article

Technal’s systems selected for headland home in Jersey

The project team responsible for a striking residential property in the Channel Islands have used Technal’s Dualframe 75 windows and the Elegance 52 curtain wall system, supplied by Pallot Glass & Windows, to match the property’s modernist styling, as well... View Article

Consort Claudgen launches new electric heating brochure

The latest Heat brochure includes a host of new heating controls and heaters including motion-activated and waterproof run-back time controllers, new heater models in the electronic 7-day timer range and advanced wireless controllers which are now compatible with Consort’s RX... View Article

The future of beam and block

Ashley Perkins of Milbank Concrete Products explains why housebuilders should be choosing a thermally insulated flooring solution over traditional methods of ground floor construction. Housebuilders should think about the advantages of incorporating insulation into their structural flooring  – underfloor insulation... View Article

Removing the barriers to progress

Click here to listen. Richard Harral of the Chartered Association of Building Engineers (CABE) discusses how the ongoing Part L consultation is the clear way forward to genuine carbon reductions, including closing the performance gap. For all those of us... View Article

Where was housing during the election?

Click here to listen. Brian Berry of the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) highlights the lack of focus on housing during the recent election campaigns, and explores what the new Government can do to aid the sector going forward. After... View Article

From the editor

Click here to listen Berkeley Group’s recent results announcement would seem to show some fairly sobering truths for the housebuilding sector, particularly in London where the group is largely active. However in fact, they did not come as a surprise... View Article

Lead by the landscape

Click here to listen to this story ► Over 100 new apartments are in the works in the Surrey town of Oxted, offering countryside living within commuting distance of the capital. Alison Dowsett, managing director of St William Homes, explains... View Article