Revealing ‘The Cheesegrater’ at Open House 2014

The Leadenhall Building, the City of London building affectionately known as ‘The Cheesegrater’, has been revealed as the centrepiece of Open House 2014. Members of the public will be able to access the building on 20th and 21st September, with... View Article

Are you ready to specify an oak framed building?

Sarah Sell, sales manager at English Heritage Buildings, looks at what to consider when specifying an oak framed building. Traditional oak frame buildings are making a resurgence in the market as discerning customers look to achieve beauty, style and green... View Article

Vexbox – The Variable Extension Box

Vexbox is for use with single and twin electrical accessory boxes. It is a single template which can be formed into 12 different types of extension box. Varying from 5mm to 35 mm of extension, Vexbox has been designed for... View Article

Architects Maber building on success

DUE to a number of major contract wins throughout the UK, architects practice Maber has increased its staff teams across the East Midlands by almost a quarter. MD Mark Hobson says that a number of project wins over the past... View Article

Kemperol keeps India High Commission dry

India House, the High Commission of India’s home in the UK, will continue to offer a prestigious consulate for generations to come thanks to a facelift designed by Landers-Associates and contracted by Woodgrove Contractors Ltd using Kemper System’s Kemperol V210... View Article

Saniflo plans to extend Sanicubic range

The Professional range of pumps and macerators from Saniflo continues to enjoy surging sales by providing tough solutions to the most demanding situations in both commercial and large domestic premises. The 4-model strong Sanicubic range has been designed to overcome... View Article

Award-winning ECO build outperforms expectations

A landmark Gainsborough housing project has taken top spot at this year’s Lincolnshire Energy Awards, as its energy performance beats all predictions. Winner of this year’s Construction Project of the Year at June’s Lincolnshire Energy Saving Awards, the Cross Street... View Article

Work on new Health Sciences UTC to start

Work on a new University Technical College (UTC) aimed at giving young people the necessary skills for a career in healthcare and health science professions is due to start later this month. The Health Futures UTC is being sponsored by... View Article

Leaderflush Shapland Laidlaw – more than a door

The two great brands of Leaderflush Shapland and Laidlaw Ironmongery have been brought together to create a new company delivering one great solution. After extensive research with its customers across the industry, the two brands have united to form Leaderflush... View Article

City College, Norwich

Roofshield was recently used in the refurbishment of City College in Norwich.The benefits provided by the high performance Roofshield membrane were obvious to the roofing contractor, R.B. Watts. Roofshield is an air and vapour permeable, highly water resistant roofing underlay,... View Article

ICC Hong Kong Wins Inaugural CTBUH Performance Award

The International Commerce Centre (ICC), a 484-meter office tower in Hong Kong, has won the inaugural Performance Award from the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH). The CTBUH Performance Award was established to help the tall-building industry reverse... View Article

ISG Wins £6.7 Million Hertfordshire Care Home

ISG has been awarded a £6.7 million project to construct a new 75-bed care home for Quantum Care in Letchworth; the company’s fifth scheme for the not-for-profit residential care provider, which includes a £4.7 million development the contractor is currently... View Article