Plans approved for 120 new homes in West Oxfordshire

Planning permission has been granted for up to 120 homes by ADAM Architecture in Long Hanborough, West Oxfordshire, following an appeal to the Planning Inspectorate at the end of 2016. CEG and their team of consultants have created a strong... View Article

BoilerMag sales team expands with Specification Sales Manager

Heating system filter specialist Eclipse Magnetics has expanded its BoilerMag sales team with the appointment of Bernard Barrett in the role of Specification Sales Manager covering the Southern Regions. Based in Dorset, Bernard has over 30 year’s commercial experience within... View Article

The Re-Use Atlas – Duncan Baker-Brown, RIBA Publishing

This new book by architect, writer and environmental activist Duncan Baker-Brown could well become an important reference for designers who want to persuade their clients to move away from using, to re-using resources. With the current era now being termed... View Article

Industry urges clarity on domestic policies and Brexit

Following Theresa May’s surprising call for snap general elections on 8 June, key industry figures called for clarity on policies affecting the built environment sector. RIBA President Jane Duncan urged ministers not to overlook big domestic issues such as the... View Article

“Invisible” structural glass launched

Although glass may normally be perceived as essentially ‘invisible’, one manufacturer has explored the potential to remove glare and reflections to produce truly invisible structural glazing. In its campaign, Guardian Glass is highlighting what it describes as the “numerous possibilities... View Article

Historic Swansea art gallery brought into 21st century

The Grade II-listed Glynn Vivian Art Gallery in Swansea has been modernised with an extension by architects Powell Dobson that uses low-profile structural glazing to help link the buildings. The project involved adding a new gallery, community and education rooms,... View Article

SageGlass wins green prize

SageGlass, manufactured by the SaintGobain group, scooped the Gaia Award for the most innovative green construction product at The Big 5 2016’s Middle East ceremony, celebrating sustainability. The awards honour companies in the construction industry whose products and services demonstrate... View Article

GGF celebrates a “special year”

This year sees the Glass and Glazing Federation (GGF) celebrate its 40th anniversary. The GGF (interim CEO Brian Baker pictured below) has several special events planned through the year including a Life begins at 40 party in the GGF Members... View Article

Washroom Washroom cubicle creates high spec finish

Leading commercial washroom designer and manufacturer, Washroom Washroom, has provided a prestigious Covent Garden office with fresh new-look washrooms as part of acomprehensive refurbishment programme. 25 Bedford Street, which is considered to be one of the best addresses in Covent Garden,... View Article

JDP celebrates 45 years in water management

Leading water management specialists JDP is celebrating its 45th anniversary with a period of significant expansion, growth and investment. The company is driving major investment in new branch openings, continuous branch improvement and upgrades, expansion of sales teams, sales office... View Article

BBA certification for Harmer SML below ground drainage

Harmer Building Drainage has been awarded BBA Agrément certification on its SML cast iron drainage for below ground applications, adding to its already certified above ground range. The certification covers the installation of foul and surface water pipes, couplings and... View Article

James Latham to become UK distributor for Abet

James Latham has announced an agreement to become a major distributor of Abet Laminati, one of the World’s leading manufacturers of decorative High Pressure Laminate (HPL). In a move which significantly strengthens its credentials as a leading laminate supplier in... View Article