Funding secured for flagship project

The remodelling of the sheltered housing scheme at Farrow Court has received a significant boost with the news that £3.6million has been granted by central government to fund renovation work. The money, successfully secured by Ashford Borough Council from the... View Article

Hammerson’s plans for Watermark Westquay approved

Hammerson’s outline planning application for its £70million Watermark WestQuay scheme has been approved by Southampton City Council today. Councillors voted unanimously to support the 88,500m² (950,000ft²) mixed-use scheme, which is immediately adjacent to Hammerson’s jointly owned 76,200m² (820,000ft²) shopping destination... View Article

A brush with Rainline

Lindab have introduced, as an optional extra for their popular steel based Rainline gutters, Leafline a gutter brush system designed to prevent leaves, twigs and other debris from blocking the gutters and birds and rodents entering the loft space. Featuring... View Article

Everyone’s getting into it – the new Salice UK website

pioneers in the development and production of market leading furniture fittings, have recently launched their impressive new website at www.saliceuk.co.uk The new site has been specifically designed to enable architects, specifiers and distributors easy and rapid navigation to a library... View Article

The Ark: Urdaimonia Project Houseboat

Solar under sail With house prices rising and the housing market increasingly crowded, the number of people eager to get on the property ladder is currently outstripping new builds. To solve the problem of not being able to afford a... View Article

XXL self consumption

Solar energy is emission-free, noiseless and comes to us each day for free. No wonder more and more countries want to use the technology. Turkey, too, has recognized its solar potential and plans to multiply its current capacity by a... View Article

Hammerson’s plans for Watermark WestQuay approved

Hammerson’s outline planning application for its £70million Watermark WestQuay scheme has been approved by Southampton City Council today. Councillors voted unanimously to support the 88,500m² (950,000ft²) mixed-use scheme, which is immediately adjacent to Hammerson’s jointly owned 76,200m² (820,000ft²) shopping destination... View Article

New BarriAir protects against uncontrolled air leakage

New Protect BarriAir is a high performance and multi purpose coated nonwoven membrane which forms a highly effective air leakage barrier with vapour control properties. Launched this month the new, translucent yellow membrane has been designed specifically with integrated lap... View Article

New livery drives Norbord’s ‘Better By Nature’ message home

Norbord’s new innovative “Better By Nature” campaign, explained in a brand new website, www.betterbynature.org.uk, encapsulates the company’s commitment to the environment and, in particular, the protection of the UK’s forests. Norbord is a leading voice in the biomass debate which... View Article

Stelrad makes the most of RIBA CPD accreditation

Leading radiator manufacturer – Stelrad – has had a hugely successful time following accreditation by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) as a CPD seminar provider. The initial CPD seminar on offer to architects is based on explaining the... View Article