Millboard London Design Hub to open in Clerkenwell

Premium decking manufacturer Millboard is to open an exciting new design centre on Clerkenwell’s Goswell Road. The luxury outdoor flooring business will be opening its doors on Tuesday 21st May. The Millboard London Design Hub will display the company’s leading-edge... View Article

The bottom line on floorboard insulation

Rob Firman of Polyfoam XPs highlights the key differences between floorboard insulation products, thereby illustrating the importance of correct specification in housebuilding. Both product specification and the housebuilding sector are constantly evolving. Changes to the planning system are designed to... View Article

Stelrad at Housing 2019

Stelrad Radiators is at Housing 2019 exhibiting its wide range of radiators that make it the ideal ‘one stop shop’ for all things radiators at the show. As well as its leading range of Low Surface Temperature radiators, you can... View Article

Passivhaus estate constructed with Kingspan TEK

The Kingspan TEK Building System is providing a precise offsite building solution for one of the country’s largest Passivhaus developments in Bowthorpe, Norwich. Rayne Park is the first development by Norwich Regeneration Company, wholly owned by Norwich City Council, and will include... View Article

Setcrete launches Exterior grade floor levelling compound

Setcrete, the leading manufacturer of high-performance floor preparation products, has launched Setcrete Exterior, an advanced, water-mix floor levelling compound for outdoor areas such as balconies, patios, garages and walkways. When set and cured, Setcrete Exterior is unaffected by rain or... View Article

No-compromise composite doors

Adrian Pavey of Nationwide Windows & Doors discusses the advantages of composite doors for new build developments. Specifiers and housebuilders have lots of choice when it comes to the different types of door materials on the market. Naturally however, product... View Article

Safety first when working at height

Nick Boulton, chief executive of the Trussed Rafter Association (TRA), discusses health and safety tips for housebuilders when working at height and installing trussed rafters. Working at height is the biggest risk for housebuilders. Falls from height are one of... View Article

BLANCO supports Kilimanjaro climb

Joe Lyons, Director of LYONS NI Ltd, a Northern Ireland-based kitchen component distributor, braved altitude and rigorous terrain when he climbed the world’s highest freestanding mountain, Mount Kilimanjaro, in aid of the Irish Rugby Football Union Charitable Trust. BLANCO UK’s sponsorship of... View Article

Cycle ride for Habitat for Humanity

H+H’s Director of Housing, Neil Thomas, is set to ride 1000 miles in aid of charity when he cycles from the tip of Scotland to the depths of Cornwall in May. With the aim of fundraising £1 per mile, Neil... View Article

Why and how to recycle construction debris

Waste management is a major concern especially for those involved in the construction business, given the nature and quantum of the waste generated. A majority of construction businesses are still unaware about the benefits and process of recycling construction waste.... View Article

Legal & General launches Guild Living

Legal & General announces the expansion of its later living offering with the establishment of Guild Living a developer and operator of urban later living communities. Through Guild Living, it plans to deliver over 3,000 new homes over the next... View Article

LGA responds to MHLG discounted homes funding

Responding to MHCLG’s announcement that £8.5 million will fund pilots supporting community groups to build discounted homes, Local Government Association housing spokesman Cllr Martin Tett, said: “The Government’s announcement of £8.5 million is a positive step and will support some... View Article

Build nears completion at Legacy Wharf in Stratford

The regeneration of Stratford is reaching a new milestone, with construction work on one of the area’s new residential communities nearly complete. Housebuilder Bellway London is behind Legacy Wharf, a development of one, two and three-bedroom apartments off Cooks Road.... View Article