The Power of Many: national supply, local service

Freefoam, a specialist manufacturer of PVC-UE roofline, external cladding and PVC-U rainwater systems has strong ties with contractors, architects and specifiers. Success comes from understanding their needs and we work closely with independent stockists and merchants to supply. We have... View Article

Growing business: safety first in the warehouse

As warehouse and logistics operators continue to ramp up to handle the surge in online shopping, mitigating risk becomes ever more critical for a safer workplace, says Paul Roehricht, UK strategic account manager for impact protection specialists, Brandsafe. UK online... View Article

LGA responds to latest housing supply figures

Responding to new housing supply figures published today showing a 52 per cent decrease in house-building work starting and a 62 per cent decrease in homes completed in April to June 2020 compared with the same period last year, Cllr... View Article

Fire Doors: The Importance of Certification

The performance of a fire door can be the difference between life and death. Acting as the first line of defence, fire doors provide vital minutes for people inside a property to escape. This is why fitting the right fire... View Article

Graven Hill awarded best residential development of the year

The UK’s largest custom and self-build development, Graven Hill, has been named the best residential development of the year by Oxfordshire property awards, Oxprop. The Bicester-based development beat off stiff competition to win the award, recognising housing developments that manage to... View Article

LGA responds to government’s homelessness reduction act review

Responding to the Government’s review of the Homelessness Reduction Act, Cllr David Renard, Local Government Association housing spokesperson, said: “Since the Homelessness Reduction Act was introduced, councils have continued to work hard to manage increased demand for support and find... View Article

A sense of repurpose

From Steve McSorley, Director, Perega The concept of circular design in construction is nothing new and, over the last decade, many articles have been written on the long-term advantages this approach can offer society at large. One particular aspect of... View Article