Concealment enhances high-rise fire 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 BBC HQ proves the Kawneer door to Cardiff’s heart

Award-winning building features Kawneer curtain walling and debuts a new door. Two types of curtain walling, and entrance doors, by leading UK manufacturer Kawneer, including the first use in the UK of a new severe duty welded door, feature on... View Article

Fencemate Durapost® offers an elegant and strong alternative

An industry first, Birkdale’s FENCEMATE DuraPost® is an innovative galvanised steel fence post system that provides a durable, lightweight and wind-resistant alternative to wooden or concrete fence posts. Due to its makeup of cold-rolled galvanised steel, DuraPost® is capable of... View Article

BAL launches new architectural tiling surgeries

Due to the success of its CPD programme, BAL are launching  nationwide tiling surgeries at architectural practices across the country. These sessions offer architects, specifiers and design teams in-house technical support with tile and stone advice or a simple Q... View Article

Dakea launches new flat roof windows

Dakea has expanded its range of roof windows and skylights with the addition of both fixed and openable windows for flat roofs. The simple to install windows feature a durable aluminium exterior, toughened external pane and laminated interior panes for... View Article

New non-combustible range of Spandrel Panels

Architectural facade specialists Metalline have introduced a new non-combustible A1 rated spandrel panel that has been designed to fit into most curtain walling, structural glazing and unitised systems. This new panel allows architects and designers to specify with confidence a... View Article

Leading provider of electronic security systems

Abel Alarm is a leading provider of electronic security systems for homes and business premises. From intruder and fire alarms, to access control and CCTV systems and the very latest premium home automation products, thousands of people have trusted Abel... View Article

Schöck capability at major North London development

The former site of the National Institute for Medical Research (NIMR), on The Ridgeway at Mill Hill, in North London, is being redeveloped by Barratt London as a major residential development known as Ridgeway Views.    The NIMR building, with... View Article

Basildon estate customised with Kingspan Kooltherm

A new build estate of bespoke modular houses, under construction as part of one of the UK’s most ambitious regeneration programmes, is benefitting from the outstanding thermal performance of Kingspan Kooltherm K110 Plus Soffit Board. The Beechwood West estate forms... View Article

Kingspan brings eastern promise to the Olympic Park

The Kingspan OPTIM-R Balcony and Terrace System has been installed as part of the award-winning Here East development, a stunning repurposing of the press and broadcasting centres at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Situated in a picturesque canalside location, Here... View Article

Platform drainage at Historic York Railway Station

The original York Railway Station was built within the City Walls, adjacent to where the current station now stands. Opened in 1839 by the North Midland Railway, the structure only served trains to and from the south and the northern... View Article

Stay safe with Energetics Technology

Established in 2010 by Dr Peter Jemmett, Derbyshire based Energetics Technology Ltd (ETL) is very active in creating new products for the security and counter terror industries. ETL centres on the research and development of energetic materials, and pyrotechnic products... View Article

Transforming the look and feel of a business park

Waterfront Estate, Cardiff PBME Series Bin Screen System Futuristic-style screening was used on a commercial estate to turn unloved bin stores into neat and tidy areas. The Waterfront Estate, Cardiff had a series of damaged and vandalised wheelie bin enclosures,... View Article

Senior’s healthy mix of solutions are better by design

Ideally suited to the healthcare sector, aluminium fenestration systems can offer huge benefits in terms of aesthetics, durability and efficiency and thanks to Senior Architectural Systems, specifiers can access a full range of solutions from one sole supplier. With a... View Article

Kingspan TEK sports centre is fit for King’s

Students at the renowned King’s College School in Cambridge are enjoying getting active in their new Sports & Cultural Centre, constructed with the use of the offsite Kingspan TEK Cladding Panels. The school previously lacked a dedicated indoor sports area,... View Article

Let the light flow with stunning steel screens

Broken-plan homes are popular as they give the appearance of more space while still maintaining separate areas. This can be often achieved through the use of internal screens. Steel is the perfect material for these internal screens as it is strong... View Article