LGiU response – Queen’s Speech

Jonathan Carr-West, Chief Executive, LGiU said: “While we welcome the promises of further devolution to local government and a long awaited social care white paper in today’s Queen’s Speech, we will unfortunately have to add them to the long list... View Article

UK rents continuing to grow as housing market slows

HOMELET’s Rental Index figures for September 2019 have been released. The headlines from this month’s report are: The average rent in the UK is now £967, up by 2.5% on the same time last year When London is excluded, the average... View Article

Extensive renovation project

Situated near Leyburn in Wensleydale, this characterful farmhouse and barn recently underwent an extensive renovation project including a full set of new timber windows and doors. The original farmhouse was renovated and the attached barn was converted to provide extra living... View Article

Keeping dry…

By Ian Weakford, Sales & Marketing Director @ Hambleside Danelaw With the increasing unpredictability of British weather, particularly in winter, ensure you- and the properties you manage- stay dry. Extreme winters have challenged roofing product manufacturers to develop solutions to... View Article

Senior creates a warm welcome at RHS Wisley

Senior Architectural Systems has delivered the stunning façade package for the new Welcome Building at the Royal Horticultural Society’s garden at Wisley in Surrey, working in collaboration with main contractor Buckingham Group and supply chain partner Elite Aluminium Systems. The... View Article

Overcome Fast Track Flooring Challenges with IVC Nomad

Nomad is the commercial loose-lay heterogeneous vinyl floor from IVC that’s ready to overcome the challenge of fast-track new-build and refurbishment projects. By adding two glass-fibre layers to its heterogeneous construction, IVC has given Nomad better stability than conventional sheet... View Article

Faster, Stronger, Quieter, Easier

With a strong and rigid core and integrated sound-reducing underlay beneath a high-performance vinyl wear layer, IVC’s LayRed 55 is engineered to overcome your flooring challenges. The only plank to combine strength, comfort, acoustics and design; LayRed 55 is constructed... View Article

Soil resistance, structure and longevity – It’s in the DNA

INVISTA, maker of Antron® carpet fibre, has used its latest technology to develop Antron® Lumena DNA™, a break-through in high-performance carpet fibre for the commercial sector. Developed to answer a demand for fibres that prolong the lifecycle, maintenance and looks... View Article

Kaldewei Superplan XXL

The floor-level Superplan XXL shower surface, made from superior Kaldewei steel enamel, comes in a wide range of dimensions for maximum flexibility up to 1.8 metres. Available in a range of colours, including the exclusive matt shades of the Coordinated Colours... View Article

Forbo sets the bar for italian restaurant design

The natural aesthetics, durable performance and extensive colour palette of Forbo Flooring Systems’ Allura Wood luxury vinyl tiles (LVT) collection have all played a significant role in creating a contemporary, stand-out environment for Evoo, a new ‘barzzeria’ in Barnsley, Yorkshire.... View Article

Revive your worktops for the festive season with Osmo

With Christmas fast approaching, many homeowners are already thinking about preparing their homes for the festive season, and eco-friendly wood finishes expert, Osmo UK, has a wood finish to ensure all Christmas guests are impressed with your kitchen worktops. As... View Article

Be relaxed about building services design

Much of the complexity of designing, installing and maintaining central heating in multi-occupancy low-rise buildings can potentially now be eliminated. Innovative developments at Gilberts have created a room-by-room solution that combines appropriate ventilation with heat boost. The concept means that... View Article