Blue roof design considerations after BS 6229:2018 update

Nigel Blacklock, technical director at Bauder, and Chris Roddick, green and blue roof product manager for Bauder, discuss the changes in the BS 6229:2018 update that impact rooftop water management solutions. Chris, tell us about Bauder’s rooftop SuDS system, BauderBLUE... View Article

Happy Birthday Taylor Alden!

Alison Relf, Director, Taylor Alden reminisces: In today’s throwaway, disposable society, I, for one, take great pleasure from stamina, longevity and loyalty in an ever-changing world. And 60 years on from the conception of Taylor Alden, we look back at... View Article

Choosing the right rainwater system

Yeoman Rainguard’s Sally Moores discusses the variety of options available when it comes to rainwater systems, and how to choose the right one for your project With an abundant choice of rainwater systems on the market, there is certainly no... View Article

Troldtekt doubles up production

Danish sustainable acoustic solutions provider Troldtekt has opened a new £21m state-of- the-art production facility in West Denmark allowing it to double its capacity of wood wool panelling per year. Making use of the latest innovations and energy-efficient processes, the... View Article

Rytons new improved cavity weep clearly better

Rytons Building Products is pleased to announce that their most popular cavity weep hole duct the Rytons Rytweep® Clear has been transformed to Ultra-Clear! Now totally transparent and virtually invisible, the new Ultra-Clear Rytweep® blends perfectly with any colour brickwork... View Article

Safe heating transforms children’s ward

Contour worked on providing a coloured heating solution to one of the children’s wards at Leighton Hospital in Crewe. The ward was completed in two stages, allowing for minimal disruption to staff and patients throughout the project. Hospitals can be... View Article

AHR announces hire of new associate director to Glasgow office

Award-winning architecture and building consultancy practice, AHR, has welcomed Richard Napier to its Glasgow office, during a period of regional growth that has seen new leadership and a number of high-profile wins. With 30 years’ experience, Richard is a respected figure... View Article

Grand gardens

Millboard discuss the various design approaches available to help self-builders achieve a truly ‘premium’ outdoor space Great outdoor spaces reflect the style and ambience of the properties that they belong to – and they also communicate the temperaments of the... View Article

Flush hinged door systems

A chance to keep on trend with your interior style without the interruption of a door. There is literally nothing to see except clean contemporary lines with plastering right up to the edge which, when combined with hidden hinges, completes... View Article

SARH strikes Gold again in health and Safety Awards

Stafford and Rural Homes (SARH) is celebrating after securing a prestigious health and safety accolade for its sustained commitment to the wellbeing of employees, customers and contractors. The housing association is set to receive a RoSPA President’s Award after securing... View Article