Roofshield used in complex roof

This unique and innovative private dwellinghouse in Aberdeenshire has used Roofshield breather membrane, supplied by the A. Proctor Group Ltd. The architectural design is particulary distinctive being of circular form with split dual sloping roof. The construction form is based... View Article

Gravelrings from Kinley Systems

Gravelrings are a perfect system for creating a fully porous and stabilised loose aggregate drives, parking areas and paths and removes the problems of rutting and migration normally associated with gravel surfacing. The 25mm deep profile eliminates excess use of... View Article

W30 steel windows suit loft and apartment living

Waterfront warehouse apartments and New York style lofts may be in short supply, but home-hunters and developers seeking to create some of the special character, without sacrificing physical performance, should look no further than the latest W30 steel windows available... View Article

MAB comments on the latest Nationwide House Price Index

Brian Murphy, head of lending at Mortgage Advice Bureau (MAB), comments: “UK house prices have continued to march steadily upwards in the second half of 2013. Nationwide figures demonstrate an increase of 1% in October, leaving prices 5.8% higher than... View Article

Major warehouse expansion at Port of Southampton

Work is due to start on a £3.7million extension to a major dockside warehouse facility in the Port of Southampton. Midas Southern, a division of The Midas Group, won the contract to build the extension to an existing warehouse at... View Article

Delivering safety in spades

Damaging hidden pipework and cabling when digging can cost time, money and in worse case scenarios, even lives. To help eliminate these risks, Olympia Tools, distributors of the Roughneck brand of hand tools and workwear, has introduced a new solution.... View Article

Kentec goes back to school

A new wireless fire alarm system installed at one of London’s leading co-educational independent day schools has Kentec fire control panels at its heart. Radnor House School, Twickenham, South West London is a new co-educational independent school for students aged... View Article

Precision ventilation control for Sheffield University NAMRC

Precision window actuators from SE Controls are being used as part of an energy efficient natural ventilation system at Sheffield University’s Nuclear Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (NAMRC) in Rotherham, to help maintain a comfortable environment for researchers and staff. Work... View Article

New guide to social media for housing associations

A new “white paper” on social media for housing associations sets out how managers can harness the power of Twitter, Facebook and other platforms. Written by property comms specialist Hopwood PR, the publication outlines ways to use social media to... View Article