Mandatory biodiversity net gain goes live

Biodiversity net gain (BNG) is now a legal requirement for most new housing developments. After implementation was delayed twice, from November and last month, applications for new schemes in England of more than nine dwellings will now need to achieve an uplift in... View Article

Hidden lakeside gem

Cheshire homeowners recently transformed their lakeside property with a significant renovation, maximising natural light and seamlessly connecting indoor and outdoor spaces. The ambitious project included a double-height extension and structural enhancements. Express Bi-Folding Doors played a key role in the... View Article

Builders threshold solution

The Type LTT Level Threshold Tray encapsulates threshold masonry exposed to damp transmittance from the exterior inwardly and from ground level upwardly. Separation ensures compliance. Each LTT extends downwardly over both faces of the masonry, and at either end rises... View Article

Designer Contract’s new window of opportunity

Designer Contracts, one of the UK’s leading furnishing suppliers to housebuilders, has launched a completely new anthology of plain and patterned curtain collections. It is also introducing an updated blind studio range. The new ‘window of opportunity’ comes as more... View Article

The quietest member of the West Fraser family

What is the best sound-reducing floorboard range on the market? CaberAcoustic from West Fraser is a highly versatile, effective and economical sound-reducing flooring solution. Reducing both impact and airborne transmitted sounds, it can be laid over concrete and timber floors... View Article

Handmade Terracotta Tiles from Parkside

Exclusively available in the UK from Parkside Architectural Tiles, Sugaroni is the authentic handmade terracotta tile for specialist restoration and exclusive interiors. Sugaroni has been handmaking terracotta tiles since 1685 with a list of projects that includes renaissance buildings and... View Article

The fine quality of Riviera Home indoors or out

Whether outdoors or indoors, Riviera Home TufStrand handwoven carpets bring comfort and luxury that lasts. Renowned for its fine-quality handwoven carpets, Riviera Home has launched two new ranges made from premium TufStrand yarn. Suitable for outdoor and indoor use, TufStrand... View Article

Biodiversity Net Gain Management by Meadfleet

Biodiversity Net Gain (BNG) regulations are now in place, affecting all new planning applications of 10+ units.  What are the key challenges and how can Meadfleet help housebuilders meet them? Key Challenges for the industry: Compulsory 10% biodiversity enhancement from... View Article