VMZINC – the pinnacle of handmade workmanship

VMZINC: Ornamental zinc for bespoke and standard commissions Though recognised throughout much of Western Europe for their traditional craftsmanship, VMZINC is less well known in the UK for its handmade ornamental zinc. Built on over 100 years of metal working... View Article

Planning granted for Blackhorse Lane, Walthamstow

Pollard Thomas Edwards architects (PTEa), working with client MacDonald Egan, have been granted planning for a new ‘urban quarter’ in the Blackhorse Lane Industrial area in Walthamstow. The mixed-use, residential-led regeneration will transform a declining industrial estate into a thriving... View Article

New online video from ASFP

Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP): The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) has released a new online video module on fire doors to mark Fire Door Safety Week (FDSW). The free to view video explains the vital role played... View Article

Lathams look to the future with latest cladding solution

Accoya® – the modified, highly durable and dimensionally stable certified softwood – is now available from all ten of James Latham’s nationwide distribution sites. Accoya® wood is a perfect solution for exterior cladding, siding and façades where aesthetics, less frequent... View Article

IKO single ply launch new RIBA approved CPD

IKO Single Ply are proud to announce the launch of their new RIBA approved CPD seminar. Titled Single Ply Roofing – An Innovative Environmental Solution, the CPD presents the polymeric single ply market with the types of systems available, with... View Article

Its all under control at Oxford School

Expona Control, Polyflor’s groundbreaking new flooring concept has been specified and installed in laboratory areas at the prestigious Rye St Antony School in Oxford. School Bursar Mrs Teresa Hudson considered a range of LVT products before selecting Expona Control and... View Article

Brewer Cowls is top for chimneys and flues

Brewer Cowls are UK manufacturers and suppliers of a large range of bespoke and standard chimney cowls and flue terminals. Whether for ventilation or a beautifully designed wood burning stove – the addition of the correct terminal or cowl ensures... View Article

Gerflor’s Insight tiles and planks will impress

Inspirational design and exceptional quality are trademarks of Gerflor’s new INSIGHT collection of 100% recyclable, decorative luxury vinyl tiles (LVT) and planks. With more than 50 design choices in Wood, Mineral and Urban effects, the design-led flooring collection is an... View Article

Abbey Grange goes frameless with Senior

The recent refurbishment of the ageing Abbey Grange Academy Leeds integrates subtle shades of timber cladding with Senior Architectural Systems’ SCW curtain wall and SMRFP frameless parallel push casement windows. In addition to providing uninterrupted sight lines across the elevation... View Article

Innovative approach saves time and money on sewer rehab

A team from Lanes and NMCNomenca took a ‘risk versus cost’ approach to bring a Severn Trent Water (STW) sewer rehabilitation scheme in six weeks ahead of schedule. At the same time, they reduced disruption for the water company’s residential... View Article