Double­click on Delta

Judging by the number of ‘hits’ it achieves on a daily basis, the Delta Membranes website is already an essential tool for specifiers. However, the fresh new look for the company’s website promises to be an even more inviting attraction.... View Article

Northcot wins prestigious award for ‘Best use of Brick’

Northcot Brick, one of the UK’s foremost independent brick manufacturers, has won a prestigious 2013 ‘Build It Award’ in the category of ‘Best use of Brick’. The award winning project, Norham Gardens, is an impressive historic residence located in the... View Article

Government is listening to small house builders, says FMB

The Government’s commitment to consult on reducing affordable housing contributions for small developments has been welcomed by the Federation of Master Builders (FMB). Brian Berry, Chief Executive of the FMB, said: “The Government has responded positively to the FMB’s argument... View Article

Tony Byrne joins Keppie healthcare team as Divisional Director

Leading architectural practice Keppie Design has expanded its management team with the appointment of Tony Byrne as divisional director. Tony has joined to bolster Keppie’s Health and Wellbeing team following Graham McCorkindale’s decision to step down as a board director.... View Article

Work gets underway at Ganstead Grove in Hull

Celebrations are underway in Hull following the start of construction work at the Ganstead Grove site, off Preston Road. Leading housing and care provider Sanctuary Group is developing 54 new homes on the site in partnership with Hull City Council... View Article

On The Level – bespoke wetrooms

On The Level, the UK’s leading manufacturer of concealed wet floor shower trays (known as formers), is the only manufacturer who can produce bespoke solutions in any size or shape. On The Level underfloor wetroom trays are precision engineered in... View Article

Bison Manufacturing secures new retirement village contract

Bison Manufacturing’s market-leading precast concrete products have been chosen for installation at the new £40million Lynwood Retirement Village in Sunninghill, Berkshire. Working for main contractor Willmott Dixon, Bison will deliver 6,000m2 Hollowcore flooring units and 41 flights of precast staircases,... View Article

Tube Clamps – simple and easy to use

Tube Clamps are manufactured with simplicity and ease of use in mind. They involve no welding, bending, threading or special skills, requiring just an Allen key or ratchet key to tighten grub screws and join galvanised tubes in a matter... View Article

A&G – a BIM First

Acheson & Glover (A&G) , a leading manufacturer of premium quality hard landscaping and precast concrete products, are pleased to announce they are the first hard landscaping concrete manufacturer to go ‘live’ on BIM. The National BIM (Building Information Modelling)... View Article

Fab-ulous solution to improve profit

A unique, state-of-the-art single ply roofing system can help deliver a better end product with a significant reduction in cost. Studies show that Protan’s innovative prefabricated roof process can cut welding by up to 70%: on a typical 10000m2 roof:... View Article

Planners welcome the draft Welsh Planning Bill

RTPI Cymru, the organisation that represents professional planners in Wales, welcomed the Welsh Government’s publication of the draft Planning (Wales) Bill yesterday and the consultation, Positive planning: proposals to reform the planning system in Wales. RTPI Cymru believes that the... View Article

BIM – business enabler or technology red herring?

The government’s decision to require that all suppliers involved in public sector construction projects use Building Information Modelling (BIM) tools and techniques by 2016 makes sense. This should help drive improvements in value and performance, whilst supporting environmental commitments by... View Article

Signbox respond to Skype call for digital glazing graphics

Signbox has successfully completed an extensive signage project for the stylish new London offices of Microsoft subsidiary Skype that now occupy 90,000 sq ft over three refurbished floors of Waterhouse Square, Holborn; the gothic landmark considered one of London’s most... View Article