25% Reduction in energy consumption at Housing Trust

The Liverpool Housing Trust have used Atlantic Boilers’ VF range of boilers to significantly reduce energy consumption at it’s Friendship House Building. The Trust manages more than 40 retirement properties and retirement homes for older people. Friendship House, houses 31... View Article

BPF says further clarity is needed to NPPF guidance

The British Property Federation (BPF) has questioned whether certain aspects of the NPPF’s guidance contradict the principles set out in Government’s planning policy. In its response to a Government consultation, the BPF noted that overall the draft NPPG provides a... View Article

Cedral Weatherboard revives historic canal-side project

Marley Eternit fibre cement Cedral Weatherboard has helped to revive a historic former-mill site on the banks of the Grand Union Canal in Hemel Hempstead. The stylish one to two bedroom apartments and penthouses at Nash Mills Wharf promise to... View Article

Zaha Hadid designs Superyacht for Blohm+Voss

Pritzker prize-winning architect Zaha Hadid has collaborated with the renowned Hamburg-based shipbuilders Blohm+Voss to design a new superyacht. The design concept, launched at the latest exhibition of Zaha Hadid’s work at the David Gill Gallery in London, is based around... View Article

Freefoam see sales of Fortex cladding increase by 42%

Freefoam Building Products announce 3rd quarter figures for Fortex cladding are up by 42% year on year. The South East saw the highest sales closely followed by the South West, underlining the geographical preference for the product. This year Freefoam... View Article

Radiators for life from Quinn Radiators

Specifiers and installers should recommend fitting radiators with flexible controls to make them accessible for all stages of life, according to the managing director of Quinn Radiators, which has developed its Hi-Lo Centre Tap radiator to help meet the Lifetime... View Article

Introducing .MAP by GroundSure

GroundSure, the leading environmental intelligence provider has launched a new online mapping tool designed for architects. The software, called .MAP By GroundSure, provides a flexible range of mapping solutions which allows you to pan, zoom and plot site layouts and... View Article

J Banks leading the way in window restrictors

Award winning UK hardware manufacturers J.Banks Ltd have been designing, developing and producing door and window products for over one hundred and sixty years. Following the first design for a concealed window restricting device more than twenty years ago, the... View Article

Focus SB launches new catalogue

Focus SB has a new beautiful catalogue extensively packed full of designer ranges and bespoke designs, which can be viewed online. Alternatively, a hard copy can be ordered from Focus SB or picked up at the forthcoming trade show: Sleep... View Article

Shortlist announced for Suffolk Property Awards

Organisers of the Suffolk Property Awards have announced the shortlist for the ceremony which will take place on 14th November. Judges and sponsors have worked hard to whittle down the entries to a selection of three finalists per category, who... View Article