Hadley Group to exhibit at Midest

Hadley Group will bring its technical expertise to the Midest exhibition in Lyon later this year. The international show, which runs from 5-8 March at the Eurexpo Centre will cover a number of industrial subcontracting sectors. Midest represents one of... View Article

Glidevale ground gas solution with Protect GDB10 Plus

Providing a continuous, impermeable protective barrier against ground gases including methane, radon, carbon dioxide and hydrocarbons, Protect GDB10 Plus membrane is suitable for Amber 1 and 2 applications as defined by NHBC. The product is compliant with BS 8485:2015 and... View Article

MORhomes issues inaugural £250m benchmark bond

MORhomes PLC, the new funding agency owned by 62 housing associations, is pleased to announce that it has issued its inaugural £250m benchmark bond issue funding 19 year loans to 9 registered provider groups in England and Wales. The bond... View Article

Install sprinklers now, says London Fire Brigade and Johnson Controls

Following the news that the London Fire Brigade has called for all purpose-built residential blocks to have sprinklers installed, Simon Rooks, operations director at Johnson Controls and council member of the British Automatic Fire Sprinkler Association (BASFSA), comments on how the government and building... View Article

Ancon to exhibit at Futurebuild 2019

ANCON will be showcasing its latest fixing innovations at Futurebuild (formerly Ecobuild), 5th – 7th March, London ExCeL, stand number C82. Awarded with the Queen’s Award for Innovation in 2018, this is the third time that Ancon has been honoured... View Article

Green light for 98 homes at Charlton Hayes

Reserved Matters approval for 98 new homes at Charlton Hayes, Patchway has been granted by South Gloucestershire Council. National consultancy Pegasus Group submitted the application on behalf of client Wainhomes for the development that also includes two small retail units... View Article

NexSys shower surface from Kaldewei

NexSys shower surface is an innovative new four-in-one complete installation ready system, consisting of a waste channel, sloping support, sealing and an enamelled shower surface enabling ultra simple and fast installation. The elegant design of the narrow waste channel, with brushed... View Article

LGA responds to NAO’S planning for new homes report

Responding to the report, Cllr Martin Tett, Local Government Association’s Housing spokesman, said:  “Planning is not a barrier to housebuilding. Council planning departments are doing an incredible job with extremely limited resources, approving 9 out of ten applications, with the... View Article

The perfect choice for balcony applications

British manufacturer Ecodek have been producing their unique Wood Polymer Composite boards system for over 15 years. In 2018 alone, the production of ecodek® material consumed more than 3600 tonnes of recycled plastic milk bottles and sustainably sourced hardwood fibres.... View Article

Wilsonart launch #wilsonartquestionhour

Wilsonart launches a question and answer hour on Twitter. #wilsonartquestionhour is an open invitation to customers, retailers, installers, housebuilders and anyone using any of the Wilsonart worksurfaces and splashbacks. Every Thursday at 3.00pm technical, design, installation, specification, project or maintenance... View Article

Dresser adds precision

Dresser Mouldings, one of the UK’s largest bespoke timber manufacturers specialising in quality, bespoke timber mouldings, is now offering Sansin Precision Coat factory finishes. Sansin’s Precision Coat products have been developed to meet the demand for coatings that balance wood... View Article