Resapol supplies Mapei Purtop for Old Trafford Cricket Ground

In early 2023, Steven Smethurst from Owens Builders & Contractors, contacted the Resapol Leigh branch seeking assistance for a balcony waterproofing project at the Emirates Old Trafford Cricket Ground. They needed a waterproofing solution to protect the balconies located at... View Article

Coloured precast concrete headwalls

Althon are now able to offer coloured headwalls for aesthetically sensitive areas. Our coloured concrete headwalls can help the installation blend into the surrounding landscape. Althon use a colouring additive for cementitious materials. It provides a uniform streak free colour.... View Article

Sto brings colour and detailing to new housing development

Sto’s specialist façade solutions have ensured a new affordable housing development seamlessly integrates with its surroundings. Located in West Kensington on the Springvale Estate, ‘Tavener Court’ comprises eight one and two-bedroom flats as well as two three-bedroom houses, spread across three... View Article

Make ‘LiteWork’ of working in Summer

Cover up for shade with lightweight Snickers Workwear – a must for the summer months. LiteWork working clothes from Snickers Workwear are specially designed for craftsmen and craftswomen who need to keep cool when it’s hot and protected when it’s... View Article

Glidevale Protect turns up the heat with DiscreteHeat

Leading building materials manufacturer Glidevale Protect is continuing to play its part in creating energy efficient homes of the future by having its reflective membrane technology used as part of an innovative new heated skirting board system by Manchester based... View Article

Proudly automating eHome2 for the Future Homes Standard

eHome2 is a collaboration between Saint-Gobain UK & Ireland and Barratt Developments. It is a three-bed detached house built inside of the University of Salford’s big climatic chamber called Energy House 2.0. The research project aims to test building solutions... View Article

Transforming Ideas Into Reality: 4 Steps In A Building Project

In the captivating journey of transforming ideas into tangible structures, careful planning and execution are the cornerstones. Building projects, whether they are residential homes, commercial buildings, or community structures, are significant investments of time, resources, and aspirations. They require a... View Article

Kaz for President

GEZE UK MD Kaz Spiewakowski looks to focus on education and further developing relationships with RIBA and overseas members as well as ensure value for members as he takes over the two-year presidency of the Guild of Architectural Ironmongers (GAI).... View Article

Dulux: Helping you design education spaces

A recent study as part of the Holistic Evidence & Design project found that well-designed primary schools boost children’s academic performance, with differences in classroom characteristics accounting for 16% of progress in reading, writing and maths over the course of... View Article