Harvey Maria launches Master Craftsman Series

Harvey Maria has launched a new collection of ultra-authentic wood effects. The new Master Craftsman Series – also known as ‘the MSeries’ – includes four distinct collections of oak and wood plank designs, each with an incredibly realistic fine wood... View Article

Scotframe – think fabric first

Scotframe manufacture an innovative and unique injected PU closed panel timber frame system called Val-U-ThermPLUS® a range of advanced, closed panel, factory insulated, high thermal performance wall, roof and floor systems, which provide a winning solution. Val-U-ThermPLUS® ensures space heating... View Article

The hidden costs of ‘cheap’ insulation

New research has shown that by using premium performance phenolic insulation over cheaper, thicker mineral fibre insulation, developers can reduce construction thicknesses and actually save on total upfront costs. The study from Currie & Brown, which was commissioned by Kingspan... View Article

New Domus Ventilation CPD course for new build sector

Domus Ventilation, part of the Polypipe group, has announced a new Continuing Professional Development (CPD) accredited course on Residential Ventilation Principles and Best Practice. The CIBSE accredited course from Domus Ventilation focuses on the importance of ventilation in the residential... View Article

Easy does it with Crown’s Clean Extreme product performance guide

Crown Trade has launched a comprehensive new product performance guide to support its market-leading and recently expanded Clean Extreme range of high performance water-based paints. Last year Crown extended its popular Clean Extreme range to arm professional painters and decorators with the tools... View Article

Artisan Panel doors for luxury homes and apartments

Specialist door manufacturer, Ahmarra have supplied bespoke panel doors for a number of striking high-end residential properties from their Artisan Panel Door Collection. The Artisan range has been designed specifically for architects, developers and interior designers working in the luxury... View Article

LOM revitalises community centre in Harrow Weald

Leading UK practice LOM architecture and design has completed an extension to the Cedars Youth & Community Centre (CYCC) in Harrow Weald, Middlesex, providing meeting spaces for community groups and charities such as Mencap. The 194m² extension offers users access... View Article

Planning success for former HM Prison Kingston site

Grant Associates is designing the landscape strategy for the Victorian gaol, which is being masterplanned by Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios on behalf of City & Country Group. The scheme is expected to be brought forward as a joint venture with Vivid Homes delivering the new... View Article

Double success for SE Controls apprentices

Two apprentices at Lichfield based smoke control environmental ventilation and façade engineering specialist, SE Controls, have become the first to complete the company’s engineering apprenticeship programme, after four years of combined theoretical study and practical experience. Bradley Stansbie, aged 21... View Article

International Women’s Day | Modular developer commentary

Comment from Helen Charlesworth, Head of HR at ilke Homes: “As one of the UK’s leading modular housebuilders, ilke Homes is committed to championing diversity and addressing the skills shortage within the construction industry. As an emerging sector, modular housebuilding... View Article