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

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

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

Certifire approval for TECTUS Hinges

LISTEN HERE 🔊 SIMONSWERK UK is proud to announce that the TECTUS range of concealed hinges has been approved for the Warrington fire CERTIFIRE certification scheme. CERTIFIRE is an independent third-party certification scheme that assures fire protection products’ performance, quality,... View Article

Cavibrick Challenge

LISTEN HERE 🔊 The Cavibrick is a moulded ventilator from Cavity Trays of Yeovil. Cavibricks have integral louvres, deflectors and an internal back upstand to guard against water ingress. Whilst traditional airbricks generally have two rows of 9 square 8mm... View Article

Jackon is ‘Future Homes ready’ at Futurebuild

Stand: H50 At Futurebuild this year JACKON will be promoting the fact that it is Future Homes ready. The company’s building systems are ready for the rigorous new u-value targets for new-builds, when these come into effect in 2025 as... View Article

Snickers Workwear Climate Control – Baselayer Underwear

Dressing for the cold is like building a house – start with a good foundation. The Snickers Workwear Baselayer clothing for professional tradesmen and women uses high-tech breathable fabrics for ventilation and body moisture transport for sustainable warmth and comfort.... View Article

UK Connect super-charges Extreme-E racing event

Today, UK Connect, the nation’s leading construction connectivity provider, has been named as an event partner for the latest Extreme-E racing event. The company, which has gained a reputation for supercharging building sites, and setting up connections in difficult terrain,... View Article

Lifting the lid on sustainability

With a greater focus on sustainability throughout supply chains and increased consumer awareness of eco performance from brands, it is more important than ever to support sustainability through innovation. Increased legislation and greater consumer awareness is changing the face of sustainability. There... View Article

Senior has its moment at new retirement village

Senior Architectural Systems has supplied the full aluminium fenestration package for a new retirement village in the West Midlands which comprises 261 one- and two-bedroom apartments for the over 55s. Designed by architects Nicol Thomas, the new complex has been... View Article

Trio of inspirational showhomes for Barnsley

Designer Contracts developed a hattrick of inspirational show homes when developers Keepmoat Yorkshire East chose to work with the company’s design team at its Kestrel Gardens, Barnsley site. Kestrel Gardens sits just two miles from the centre of Barnsley. With... View Article