Add the ‘WOW factor’ in small bathrooms

It’s often the smallest room of the house, but in Britain we really do take that idea literally with the smallest average bathroom size in Europe. Every installer has been faced with a tiny en-suite or asked to create a... View Article

Shiny new affordable homes

Balfour Beatty have installed Reflectashield TF 0.81 on their new timber frame development in Winterfield & Stepsile Estate, West Malling, Kent. The Russett Homes development will provide affordable housing with 34 flats, 18 houses and 4 bungalows in the area. Reflectashield... View Article

Snickers work gloves – on the dot

Another Prestigious Design Award for Snickers Workwear. Famed for its innovation in Working Clothes for nearly 40 years, Snickers has won yet another international product design award. The Red Dot Design Award is considered to be one of the world’s... View Article

ISD builds Aldi’s new distribution centre

Aldi’s new super-efficient cold store warehouse and distribution centre at Goldthorpe, near Barnsley, features a unique single envelope design by ISD Solutions and incorporates high performance insulated panels and a solar PV system from Kingspan. Due to open in 2015,... View Article

Stair Nosing specification tools

Quantum Flooring, a leading UK manufacturer of Stair Nosings, have created a number of complimentary tools that help the specifier choose the correct profile when finishing off floorcovering edges on stairs. Assistance in selecting the correct stair nosing can easily... View Article

Caledonian’s ‘Superloos’ save space

Caledonian Bathroom Pods (CBP) have provided bespoke, space saving ‘superloos’ to Argent’s Grade ‘A’ office space in central Manchester at One St. Peter’s Square (OSPS). Some 162 pods, a mix of individual WC, showers and accessible WC facilities, slot in... View Article

Warming the inside from the outside

Savotherm external wall insulation has recently been installed on a previously uninsulated home in Bristol. This quick and easy-to-install system has transformed a cold terraced house into a warm and welcoming environment radically reducing energy costs and providing a fresh... View Article

Joining ranks with the leading merchant buying group

Kilsaran International, the innovative concrete and paving specialist, has officially been appointed a recommended supplier of the growing h&b Group. As the fastest growing national buying organisation for independent builders merchants, the h&b Group aims to provide its 80+ members... View Article

Neaco launch new stanchion designs for balustrade range

Neaco have added to the vast range of modular options available within their Spectrum balustrade range with the introduction of two attractive new stanchion designs. Combining a stylish contemporary appearance with economical use of materials, the new Shape stanchion’s defining feature... View Article

Bespoke windows and doors an architectural feat

Commercial architect Alan Haines set himself a challenge to build a house to enjoy the substantial views from the windows of the property on the rural West Yorkshire/ South Yorkshire border near Wakefield. Alan utilised his experience in commercial architecture... View Article

Origin launches biggest TV campaign to date

‘Origin, a new species of door’ will make its TV debut, Sunday 1st June, during Dream Homes on Sky TV. Origin, the UK’s leading manufacturer of folding sliding doors, will be sponsoring the channel for three months, as part of... View Article

Focus on efficiency and quality

The innovative power of glass machinery and equipment builders is a crucial factor for the performance of glass manufacturers and processors. These days their development efforts focus on maximum production efficiency, high product quality and, increasingly, on energy efficiency. The... View Article

Ultrascape restores London Borough train station entrance

Situated in South West London, the Borough of Wandsworth is home to 2 major train stations, Wandsworth Common and Wandsworth Town. The latter has received major urban regeneration using the Ultrascape mortar paving system. The improvements to the station’s entrance... View Article

Salto Systems launch new XS4 mini website

SALTO Systems has launched a dedicated website for its brand new XS4 Mini access control solution. The new website has been designed to provide the ultimate user-friendly experience and allow visitors to discover everything about the new XS4 Mini. The... View Article

Plumbing and heating manufacturer supports BIM initiative

Pegler Yorkshire, a market-leading authority in the plumbing and heating industry, is furthering its reputation as a solutions provider by offering a selection of its products in the BIM system. BIM (Building Information Modelling) is designed to allow architects, designers... View Article