Senior’s CPD success

Recently launched in January, Senior Architectural Systems CPD, ‘Designing Sustainable Fenestration Systems’, a RIBA approved CPD, has proven to be very popular with specifiers. One CPD event alone attracted more that 50 specifiers emphasising the importance designing sustainability into all... View Article

2013 VMZINC standing seam specification guide

VMZINC’s 2013 standing seam roofing brochure contains detailed guidelines on the design and specification of cold and warm roof installations using six pre-weathered colours. These include the BBA certified VMZINC PLUS non-ventilated, Compact Roof on cellular glass and Structural Roof... View Article

Metrotile – perfect for retail roofing projects

Metrotile’s many benefits make it the ideal choice for retail building projects. From supermarkets such as Morrisons to retail parks and UK High St staples such as Argos, Metrotile has it covered. Metrotile Lightweight Roofing – Europe’s No.1 lightweight roofing... View Article

Marble Hill showcases new bell fires- 3 range

The new Bell 3 range of gas fires offers a new concept in efficiency and heat output. The chambers are made of thick walled, heat resistant, steel with an outer casing of thick steel ensuring maximum heat omission, ranging from... View Article

Blueprint wins national accolade for Nottingham housing project

A groundbreaking eco-housing development in Nottingham has scooped a prestigious national award for specialist regeneration developer Blueprint. Green Street in the Meadows, 38 architect-designed contemporary townhouses on the banks of the River Trent, has been named one of the Best... View Article

Crown trade helps Miller Homes build a greener future

Leading housebuilder Miller Homes has joined forces with Crown Trade to enhance customer satisfaction and improve sustainability. Miller Homes wished to avoid any potential issues associated with the yellowing of conventional solvent borne glosses – and it turned to the... View Article

Urban village moves a step closer

The creation of a new Urban Village in Hereford moved a step closer this week as Sanctuary Group’s outline planning application to build affordable new homes on the Merton Meadow site, off Blackfriars Road, was approved. The application went before... View Article

Construction bounces back in Q2

The latest Construction Trade Survey, published today, shows that conditions in Q2 improved across all construction sectors and throughout the supply chain. Even small and medium-sized businesses, hardest hit by the downturn, reported their first rise in activity since 2007.... View Article

From spade to roof height in less than five days

H+H’s innovative all-in-one building method, Rå Build, has been used in the construction of a pair of semi-detached bungalows on a restricted site in Kessingland, Suffolk. The bungalows were built for Orwell Housing Association by Wellington Construction. This pair of... View Article

Armstrong Ceilings goes greener still

Armstrong Ceilings has won Materials Recycler of the Year at the National Recycling Awards. Leading UK manufacturer of interior building solutions, Armstrong Ceilings, has won its second green award in as many months. Just two months after winning the 2013... View Article