Fit for a queen – HiQu™ at Hever Castle

Aqualisa’s HiQu™ smart showers have been installed at recently refurbished, Hever Castle, in Kent, once the childhood home of Anne Boleyn. The team at Hever Castle, in conjunction with interior design company Interiors at Nine to Eleven, specified the Aqualisa... View Article

Cladding creates a calming appearance

The new state-of-the-art 65 bed Cygnet Hospital mental health facility in Maidstone has been clad in Abet Laminati’s MEG exterior grade laminate. Purpose-built to meet the latest national specifications for improving mental health within a therapeutic environment, the hospital will... View Article

Daylighting takes off at Heathrow

Curtainwall Engineers and Kalwall distributor Structura has recently completed a challenging but fascinating ‘replace and refurbishment’ project at Heathrow’s T4. This in conjunction with Structural Engineers Webb Yates for a scheme designed by Pascall+Watson architects. The project proved so successful... View Article

Let’s get creative – Soundtect acoustics set you free

UK based acoustic solutions manufacturer and supplier Soundtect, recently announced the launch of their freestyle product range, a lightweight, semi rigid sound absorbing panel that can be used in a variety of design and interior solutions. What makes Freestyle so... View Article

Wilsonart launch #wilsonartquestionhour

Wilsonart launches a question and answer hour on Twitter. #wilsonartquestionhour is an open invitation to customers, retailers, installers, housebuilders and anyone using any of the Wilsonart worksurfaces and splashbacks. Every Thursday at 3.00pm technical, design, installation, specification, project or maintenance... View Article

Barbour Fit Out chooses CaberWood MDF for shopfitting success

Glasgow-based shopfitter, Barbour Fit Out, combines a mix of modern techniques and traditional craftsmanship to produce quality shopfittings and, at the heart of many creations is Norbord’s CaberWood MDF portfolio. Designing innovative displays for prestigious retailers such as Fossil, The... View Article

Dresser adds precision

Dresser Mouldings, one of the UK’s largest bespoke timber manufacturers specialising in quality, bespoke timber mouldings, is now offering Sansin Precision Coat factory finishes. Sansin’s Precision Coat products have been developed to meet the demand for coatings that balance wood... View Article

Benefits stack up with PRO-TEK™ WPC

Available in 40 wood and tile-effects, PRO-TEK™ WPC is a new type of engineered vinyl flooring now available in the UK. Combining an LVT surface finish with an integral water-proof core and acoustic underlay, the award-winning floor provides a robust... View Article

New Product and Marketing Manager role at Schöck

In a move that reflects the continued expansion of Schöck in the UK, Simon Hill has been appointed to the newly created position of Product and Marketing Manager. Schöck is launching a major new acoustic sound insulation product range called... View Article

New staircase impact sound insulation system from Schöck

In the UK, Schöck is best known for its market leading Isokorb structural thermal break range (thermal insulation); but in Europe, insulating stairs and landings against impact sound (acoustic insulation) has also been a high priority. This is largely due... View Article

SIMONSWERK Specification of Hinges CPD

SIMONSWERK RIBA approved CPD on the Specification of Hinges will provide Architects with the technical knowledge for specifying the correct hinge for the right application. The presentation offers guidance on Door Specification, Legislation, Building Regulations, Fire & Safety in use,... View Article

Benif Interior Film on display at NEC

The NEC in Birmingham opened in 1976 with seven exhibition halls, now they have nineteen and hold some 500 events attracting over six million people every year. As part of their ongoing refurbishment programme, Benif Interior Film from David Clouting... View Article

Axim PR-7200 Series – full width panic exit

Emergency and Panic Exit Devices must provide an easy method of escape for building occupants in the event of a fire or other emergencies, as well as provide security against intrusion and burglary. Within these scenarios there are two types... View Article