Creating a stone finish with Eurobrick

Eurobrick are well known for their wide range of brick slips and innovative cladding systems, but perhaps a lesser-known fact is that their systems can also be used when installing stone slips. Eurobrick offer a selection of reconstructed stone slips... View Article

New ETERNAL collection from ADAPTA®

OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE of ETERNAL COLLECTION: after 3.000 hours Suntest – 2.000 hours QUV gloss retention among 50% -90% depending on the color. ADAPTA® presents its new ETERNAL collection within the VIVENDI® UDS (Ultra Durable System) range for architectural planning and... View Article

How to avoid brick stains and efflorescence

Why does brickwork lose its lustre over time? Wet weather, air pollution and efflorescence can all have a damaging impact on brickwork and a building’s visual appearance, compromising the aesthetic and the architect’s design vision. How can these effects be... View Article

BAL moves to more environmentally friendly packaging

BAL – market leaders for tiling solutions in the UK – have continued to develop its sustainable business focus with the introduction of more 100 per cent recycled plastic containers. From material sourcing, through to product launch, the environment impacts... View Article

Engineering better design for healthcare

COVID-19 has thrown all aspects of our healthcare system into stark relief. From staff shortages and overwork to a lack of appropriate equipment available to combat the virus, every detail is under the socio-political microscope. One such area facing particular... View Article

Stertil’s retro dock accommodates multi deck vehicles

By converting a series of existing loading bays with the installation of its innovative Retro Dock, Stertil Dock Products has enabled a leading high street retailer to load and unload multi deck vehicles. During construction of a distribution centre at... View Article

Norbord’s commitment to UK housebuilding and construction

In Norbord’s latest video, National Sales Manager, Dan Clarke, reaffirms Norbord’s crucial role as the largest supplier of wood panel products to the UK construction and housebuilding industry.  By providing the full range of panel and wood products needed for... View Article

Rockfon ceilings shine throughout £20m Didsbury High School

This new four-storey building will eventually fulfil the educational needs of 1,350 pupils. Its cutting edge facilities include a sports hall and fitness suite, a three-court  multi-use games area, teaching spaces, a performance hall, learning centre and special educational needs... View Article

Safe and effective fun paving ideas for schools

Fun paving ideas for schools should touch on safety as well as aesthetics. Discover reliable SureSet products and learn how you can use them outdoors. Fun Paving Ideas for Schools Whether it is a new project or a refurbishment, installing... View Article

Staircase Widths. Future Proofing for Stairlifts.

Believe it or not, there’s no minimum width requirement for a domestic staircase. Part M of the building regulations defines minimum widths for direct fire escapes and disabled access but not for standard domestic staircases. When designing a residential property... View Article

Colour trend sparks new Onduline cladding and roofing range

A trend towards more visually pleasing warehousing and industrial and agricultural buildings has seen Onduline Building Products launch a colourful new cladding and roofing solution. ONDUPLAST COLOUR is an opaque fibreglass sheet with a special polyester film that gives the... View Article

Senior proves a safe bet at Doncaster Racecourse Hotel

With a successful track record of working in the hotel and leisure sector, Senior Architectural Systems has supplied the full aluminium fenestration package for the new Hilton Garden Inn hotel located at Doncaster’s famous racecourse. Designed by KKA Architecture, the... View Article