Plumstead Library’s next chapter with a story of steel

Plumstead Library, originally constructed in 1903 and located in the Royal Borough of Greenwich, has recently undergone a dramatic renovation project. Having previously been under-used, the building is now a fully fit for purpose 21st century public library. This impressive transformation... View Article

Water-tight partnerships

LISTEN HERE 🔊 James Homard of Urban Environments explores how housing professionals can maximise value from their water hygiene consultancy. Many housing providers and landlords appoint a specialist water hygiene consultancy to manage Legionella control. Particularly for those with extensive... View Article

The smart approach to specifying smoke vents

LISTEN HERE 🔊 Tony Stevens of Bilco UK shares the top three considerations they believe housing professionals should focus on when specifying NSHEVs. Natural Smoke and Heat Exhaust Ventilators (NSHEVs), more commonly known as smoke vents, provide essential ventilation in... View Article

Waterproof wall panels: the modern option

LISTEN HERE 🔊 In these turbulent times, waterproof wall panels may offer social housing providers and local authorities a more effective bathroom walling solution, explains Nicola Lewis of Fibo. This past year has been an unusual one for social housing... View Article

Aico form a partnership with Housing Quality Network

Aico are pleased to announce their recent partnership with Housing Quality Network (HQN), a best practice membership organisation, delivering high-quality advice, tailored support and training to housing associations and councils in the UK. Aico, the leader in home life safety,... View Article

Tackling mould & damp in rentals

Damp and mould is a common problem in many rented homes and flats across the UK. Poor ventilation, lack of insulation, cracked render, rising damp and leaks are some of the main causes and often it’s simple to find the... View Article

ALUCOLUX® A1 from 3A Composites GmbH Launched in the UK!

3A Composites GmbH, has launched ALUCOLUX® A1 – coil-coated and real anodised solid aluminium sheets, into the UK market. ALUCOLUX® aluminium sheets provide an A1-rated non-combustible solution featuring, high quality PVDF/FEVE coatings produced on a continuous coating line to ensure... View Article

Ideal Standard kicks off Together World Tour in Milan

Ideal Standard has announced a unique series of events, the Together World Tour, blending an innovative digital format with the attraction of a physical event What do Milan, Berlin, London, Paris, Dubai and Shanghai have in common? These cities are... View Article

Site secure with Norbord

Construction sites and vacant buildings are tempting places for thieves, trespassers, vandals, arsonists and children. A perimeter barrier, such as a site hoarding, is seen as the first and most important line of defence in securing a site. The windows, doors... View Article

Timber frame construction the Norbord way

Timber frame construction brings many benefits to the housebuilding industry, including quicker build times, quieter assembly, fewer deliveries to site, cost savings and a reduction in defects. Underpinning these advantages, Norbord’s engineered wood-based panel products are an integral part of... View Article