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

Innovative Public Housing with Nordic Copper

An exemplar for a new, progressive era of public housing design in London utilises high-quality materials – including Nordic Brown Light copper cladding – as part of its tenure-blind strategy. Branch Place provides the first replacement homes in the second... View Article

Ahead of the curve garage design

A stunning ‘roundhouse’, built as part of a project to renovate and extend a Grade II listed property, provides a new perspective on the design, purpose and visual appeal of an exceptional British garage. The large private family home in... View Article

Making Christmas markets a runaway success

As the British appetite for Christmas markets continues to grow and they increasingly become a fixture in the annual festivities for towns and cities right across the UK, there has never been a better time to invest in the right... View Article

Mustang® Seamless Aluminium Guttering – Shingler Homes

Shingler Homes are an independent housing developer, who are keen to provide individual, attractive homes that are sympathetic to their surroundings. Mustang® Seamless Aluminium Gutter system is the ideal solution for housing developments such as these as it is a... View Article

The SME Case for Self-Build

Brian Berry of the Federation of Master Builders (FMB), explores how and why Government policy designed to aid self-builders can actually help SME housebuilders too. When discussing how to support small- and medium-sized housebuilders (SME), one area that is often... View Article

Granite & TREND Transformations celebrates 15 years in the UK

Granite & TREND Transformations UK, known for its kitchen and bathroom transformations using high-quality, sustainable materials, is celebrating 15 years of business. The company, which started out in Perth, Australia in 1996, has expanded globally, with the UK business established... View Article

Keller Kitchens’ countryside charm

New from Keller is a brand new model which gives kitchens a touch of Rustic Charm. The countryside style can be crafted by pairing natural-looking wood-effect doors (as pictured) and drawers with a stone worktop and creating a contrast by... View Article

Sensational sink style from BLANCO

BLANCO, known for its pioneering design and innovative German engineering, continues to produce quality products that meet market demands with the stunning ETAGON sink in SILGRANIT® PuraDur®. The sink, available with a standard (ETAGON 500-U) or large bowl (ETAGON 700-U),... View Article

Create the perfect contrast in the kitchen with Calacatta

The Königstone ethos is helping homeowners feel at home by creating the perfect surface. The fantastic portfolio of worktops keep homes up-to-date with the latest modern trends with a range of colours and textures, including the Calacatta worktop. The neutral... View Article

Raising the bar for renters

A new build-to-rent development is under construction in Leeds, which is set to bring a host of hotel-style amenities to over 500 homes across two high-rise blocks. In Leeds city centre, construction has begun on 515 homes spread over two... View Article

Comar 7P.i FSDX – British by Design

The next generation of aluminium bi-fold, folding sliding door has arrived from Comar Architectural Aluminium Systems. Comar FSDX: Superior, stabilised rolling action with the quietest roller in the industry and improved weight bearing capacity means fit-once and reduced call outs.... View Article

NHBC launch new Standards for UK housebuilders

NHBC has launched the 2020 edition of its technical Standards The new Standards will be effective for every new home covered by an NHBC warranty, where foundations are begun on or after 1 January 2020. NHBC’s dedicated standards team have... View Article

World Toilet Day – Tuesday, 19 November

Annual World Toilet Day may spawn many jokes and can be a haven of comedy for all of us that take sanitation for granted. But behind the hilarity is a serious initiative that we all should all aspire to support.... View Article

Deceuninck’s Heritage Collection is a hit with Dekko’s customers

Sales of Deceuninck’s iconic Heritage Collection are flying at Dekko Window Systems. The national trade fabricator says Deceuninck’s Heritage Flush Window and new Heritage Flush Door combine beautiful style with performance. Kurt Greatrex, Dekko Sales Director says: “Sales of Deceuninck’s... View Article

Kingspan introduces QuadCore Roofboard

Kingspan Insulation is raising roof performance to new heights with Kingspan QuadCore 426 Roofboard, an innovative flat roof insulation board delivering excellent thermal and fire performance, enhanced environmental credentials, and backed by an extended warranty. Kingspan QuadCore 426 is the... View Article