Welsh Slate helps with a steep learning curve

Architect Gareth Sullivan has turned an awkward plot into an award-winning home. Welsh Slate was specified for the roof of an architect’s challenging but award-winning own self-build for a trio of reasons – its quality, durability and aesthetics. More than 600 Penrhyn... View Article

Concealment enhances tenant safety

British designed and manufactured, Powermatic controlled, concealed door closers are gaining increasing popularity for use on fire doors in high-rise flats, apartments and HMOs. The door closers carry the CE mark and have been independently tested and proved to meet... View Article

New ‘dual-faced’ Burwell Gault brick

Imperial Bricks has launched a second brick with its new ‘dual-faced’ finish: the Weathered Burwell Gault. A hard-textured, handmade brick with some golden buff shades and some greys, it’s traditionally seen in Cambridge, Suffolk, and other Southern counties. Imperial’s new... View Article

Mustang Seamless Aluminium Gutter System

Mustang® Seamless aluminium gutters are roll formed on site in lengths of up to 30 metres.  It is a unique system with no joints, meaning no leaks, creating a neat, maintenance free product of the highest quality, giving you peace... View Article

Large pipe unearths value in small space

Working within restricted space on a new, ambitious social housing development in Barnsley, a fully adoptable stormwater attenuation tank manufactured from Polypipe’s Ridgistorm-XL large diameter pipe has been installed as a key element of a project-wide sustainable water management scheme.... View Article

Marmox Thermoblocks specified for Edinburgh Hotel conversion

A former hotel in the Polwarth area of Scotland’s capital is the subject of a complex conversion and reconfiguration project, where Marmox Thermoblocks have been specified by the project consultants to address the critical floor/wall junction within the new extensions... View Article

Balconylife’s Cantilever Balconies

Balconylife cantilever balconies can be manufactured to suit the building or application required with a range of flooring systems plus frameless or use of handrail. This particular project for The Mill @ Loughborough needed a balcony that mirrored the age... View Article

PSP Group: Synergy of the Supply Chain

There are numerous supply-chain-related challenges facing the construction industry today, from various points of contact and complex financial protocols to lack of communication and trust. These problems can jeopardise construction schedules through delays and costly overruns. Here, Chairman Heath Hindmarch... View Article

New meaning to Smart Pump technology

The Wilo-Stratos MAXO offers greater efficiency, connectivity and comfort than ever before. It is the first pump which has an intuitive user interface – that makes installation and operation easier than ever before. The Wilo-Stratos MAXO also redefines system efficiency.... View Article

Dursilite: The impressive coatings range from Mapei

It’s out with the old and in with the new… Mapei’s Dursilite coatings range offers a fresh array of paint colours, ideal for all types of new build and improvement projects. The water-based paint is suitable for use on different... View Article

Under floor air conditioning on display

AET Flexible Space is the leading authority on underfloor air-conditioning  (UfAC™) with over 25 million sq feet of installations worldwide. We shall be demonstrating the Flexible Space System and Benefits on Stand D7 at the London Build Expo Nov 27-28.... View Article

SIMONSWERK at ARCHITECT@WORK 2020

Leading hinge manufacturer SIMONSWERK will be exhibiting at ARCHITECT@WORK at the Old Truman Brewery on 29th-30th January 2020. This internationally successful salon concept is exclusively aimed at architects, interior designers and specifiers. SIMONSWERK will be showcasing on Stand No. 47... View Article

Advanced protects world’s longest sea crossing

Panels from global fire systems leader, Advanced, have been selected to protect the $18.8billion Hong Kong–Zhuhai–Macau Bridge – the longest open-sea fixed link on earth. A network of 31 ExGo gas extinguishant control panels have been installed as part of... View Article

Case Study Confirms that SuDS Cost Less

The trade association Interpave has published a new case study which demonstrates that sustainable drainage systems (SuDS) – including concrete block permeable paving – should cost less than conventional piped drainage, both initially and in terms of maintenance. Interpave’s new... View Article