Kentec protects the Mary Rose Museum

Kentec fire control panels are at the heart of a fire system that’s designed to protect the stunning and unique £27m new Mary Rose Museum in Portsmouth’s Historic Dockyard where King Henry VIII’s flagship will be housed. The Mary Rose,... View Article

NHBC reports highest half-yearly housing figures since 2008

NHBC’s latest registration statistics suggest that the UK house-building industry continues its recovery, with new figures revealing that 2013 has witnessed the highest half-yearly total of new homes registered since 2008. 67,422 new homes were registered between January 2013 and... View Article

PPG’s support gives local landmark a bright future

Global paint manufacturer PPG Architectural Coatings has recently given a local landmark to its Birstall site, Oakwell Hall, a much needed boost in the form of a significant cash donation. The presentation at Oakwell Hall saw PPG’s general manager for... View Article

Isover launches innovative new cavity barrier range

Leading insulation manufacturer Saint-Gobain Isover has launched a new range of cavity barriers, providing a solution to meet fire, acoustic and thermal building regulations in concealed cavities. The ULTIMATETM Cavity Barrier range has been developed using next generation mineral wool... View Article

Support SMEs to build on help to buy, says FMB

The Government needs to incentivise smaller housing developers to build more homes to help meet the rising demand sparked by the Help to Buy scheme, says the Federation of Master Builders (FMB). Help to Buy has contributed to an upturn... View Article

New UK Head for Hydrotec

Mike Darvill has been appointed Managing Director of Hydrotec (UK) Limited, the commercial water treatment solution specialists. Focus will be placed on promoting the company’s comprehensive portfolio of products for water filtration, scale, bacterial and corrosion control including the patented... View Article

Property chiefs outline wishes for govt rental tsar Stanford

Senior property figures have gotten behind a number of ‘wants’ for Andrew Stanford, chairman of the government’s taskforce for the private rented sector. While housebuilders visited Downing Street this week to expand the government’s controversial Help to Buy plans, many... View Article