Decorex announces seminar programme

Decorex International, the show of choice for the high-end interior design trade, returns this October, for an exciting new chapter at Olympia London. For 2019, the show will bring together its most inspiring seminar programme to date. Leading interior designers,... View Article

New build convenience without compromise

In today’s society, choice is everything, from car models to coffees – so why should housing be any different? Recent research from Graven Hill, a development of self-build and custom build new homes in Bicester, has shown that almost 50 percent of the population see the... View Article

Social houses in Wrexham set for spruce up

Social housing tenants in Wrexham are set to benefit from more modern accommodation following the awarding of £500,000 worth of works to contractor Novus Property Solutions by Wrexham County Borough Council. The work will see Novus carry out internal re-decoration... View Article

Expona Design- Mix, Match, Play

Polyflor, the UK‘s commercial vinyl flooring specialist, is delighted to announce the relaunch of Expona Design, their premium heavy commercial Luxury Vinyl Tile collection. The new collection now features 30 stand out shades, including 24 brand new designs that incorporate... View Article

View Point: Camilla Siggaard Andersen of Arup

Camilla Siggaard Andersen of Arup explores how, regardless of the construction industry’s myriad motives, the worth of projects that architects and designers create is ultimately about their social value – how they shape peoples’ lives Why do we build? Depending... View Article

Grand Designs Live Premieres The Innovation Trail at NEC

Grand Designs Live, proudly sponsored by Anglian Home Improvements, will return to Birmingham’s NEC from 9 – 13 October 2019, including, for the first time, The Innovation Trail. This all-new feature will showcase the most pioneering products and brands in... View Article

Luxury London Living at New Stratford Plaza

Minutes from the centre of London sits Stratford Plaza, a new luxurious £80m Telford Homes Plc development, built to a very high specification, complete with Knauf AMF acoustic ceilings. Stratford Plaza is situated within the New Commercial Quarter, overlooking Olympic... View Article

Hemsec – Insulated panel manufacturers

When you can improve your reputation by using the right insulated panels, it makes sense to work with Hemsec. Hemsec are proud to be one of the UK’s largest and longest-standing insulated panel manufacturers. Hemsec work in partnership across the... View Article

Concealment enhances high-rise fire safety

British designed and manufactured, Powermatic controlled, concealed door closers are gaining increasing popularity for use on fire doors in high-rise flats, apartments and HMOs. The door closers carry the CE mark and have been independently tested and proved to meet... View Article

Create cost effective falls on a flat roof

Tapered insulation can be retrofitted as part of the waterproofing system during the refurbishment of a flat roof where drainage falls are insufficient. A tapered scheme is quick to install as the insulation upgrade and falls are applied in a... View Article

New BBC HQ proves the Kawneer door to Cardiff’s heart

Award-winning building features Kawneer curtain walling and debuts a new door. Two types of curtain walling, and entrance doors, by leading UK manufacturer Kawneer, including the first use in the UK of a new severe duty welded door, feature on... View Article