Garador’s innovative social media campaign to raise money for charity has proved an outstanding success. In the run up to Christmas, Britain’s leading garage door manufacturer wanted to raise money for the major charity Crisis which helps homeless people and... View Article

VitrA expands Origin with new countertops and vanity units

LISTEN HERE 🔊 VitrA has extended the design possibilities of the elegant Origin brassware and accessories range with a new versatile collection of modular vanity and side units along with complementing countertops. The new Origin furniture range, created by Studio... View Article

Pre-packaged planning permissions for small sites would help SMEs

Reducing planning risk by making decisions more predictable and quicker would benefit SME housebuilders, the House of Lord’s built environment committee has concluded. In its Meeting Housing Demand report released this week the committee has urged councils to support SME builders by... View Article

Granorte Supports UK Network

With the opening of a larger central facility, cork specialist Granorte is providing improved support for its UK network of retail and commercial customers. Providing some 10,000ft2 of warehouse space, as well as a new sample centre, showroom and offices,... View Article

An exploration of colour and shape with an urban edge

Urbancrete is the latest tile collection from Parkside Architectural Tiles, with concrete and stone effects in multiple formats and geometric shapes to create a unique look. Featuring comfort, a brand-new finish that combines the luxurious feel of a matt surface... View Article

The ongoing greenfield / brownfield debate

From David Churchill, Partner, Carter Jonas London In October last year, our team was carrying out some standard research into the extent to which local planning authorities (LPAs) were unlikely to meet the standard methodology target in their emerging Local... View Article

Keystone Lintels awarded Heavyside Supplier of the Year 2021

Keystone Lintels, the UK’s leading manufacturer of steel lintels, is delighted to have been awarded ‘Heavyside Supplier of the Year’ at the Builders Merchant Journal Awards 2021 in recognition of its outstanding customer service. The glittering event took place on... View Article

Designer Contracts invests £500k in future business

Designer Contracts, the UK’s largest flooring contractor, starts 2022 with the news it has just completed a round of pandemic-busting spending. The Chesterfield based company, which has successfully traded throughout the coronavirus crisis, has invested £500K in the future of... View Article

Gleeson to build 57 new homes in Wigton

Gleeson Homes has been granted planning permission to build 57 new homes off Lowmoor Road, in Wigton, Cumbria. The development, which will be known as Chimes Bank, will see the 5.12 site be transformed into beautiful, high quality, low cost... View Article