W40 steel profiles an ideal match for modern living

The versatile W40 window profiles, specifically developed by the Steel Window Association (SWA) for its members, are a stylish and modern solution that suit both new-build and refurbishment applications. While the classic W20 section continues to be preferred by conservationists and many... View Article

New Marmox Fireboard offers ideal EWI and IWI substrate

Building on the broad benefits of its widely specified Multiboard, insulation manufacturer Marmox has introduced the highly versatile Fireboard into its range for both internal and external wall insulation (IWI/EWI) applications. The Marmox Stone Wool based product shares the unique... View Article

How can early engagement help to improve fire safety performance?

Neil Kirwin, Southern Specification Manager at SFS, discusses why engaging with building product manufactures can help to improve fire safety performance. Earlier engagement in technical design with building product manufacturers certainly helps to reduce the complexity of dealing with fire... View Article

Finding a new groove

As a prominent adaptive reuse scheme on the Grand Union Canal in West London, The Gramophone Works sees Studio RHE employing modern timber technology to create a healthy work environment which also sustains the former record label HQ’s vibrant spirit.... View Article

Brand New CPD from Leviat

Our latest CPD seminar, Considered Façade Solutions for Complex Applications, helps specifiers and building professionals understand the complex issues that can arise when designing masonry façades – crucial in order to keep control over the design process and to keep... View Article

Brick Awards 2023: The Winners

The Brick Development Association is pleased to announce this year’s winners of the annual Brick Awards. Category: Supreme Winner Project: Shrewsbury Flaxmill Location: Shrewsbury Brick Manufacturer: Northcot Brick Brick Name: Brickfield Orange, Weathered and Stratford Mellow Weathered Architect: Fielden Clegg... View Article

Yeoman Shield highlighting dementia-friendly wards

Wall & Door Protection Specialists, Yeoman Shield recently collaborated with a Yorkshire hospital to provide Door Protection for a ward refurbishment that would be in line with the dementia-friendly environment brief. The work required the doors along the ward corridor... View Article

Engineered in the UK to shape a sustainable tomorrow

With the market being flooded with cheap imports, an increasing number of architects are opting to bolster the UK economy by specifying domestically-produced products and brands. West Fraser has been a respected and trusted provider of OSB, particleboard, and MDF... View Article

Leviat CPD Series

Leviat offers a comprehensive range of CPD seminars covering some of our most popular products across our brands Ancon, Helifix & Halfen, including Support & Restraint of Masonry Cladding, Wall Ties & Head Restraints, Windposts and Structural Concrete Connections. Available... View Article

Live online spiral and helical staircase CPD

LISTEN HERE With over 30 years’ experience in the design, manufacture and installation of spiral, helical and cantilever staircases, Spiral UK’s expertise is well placed to offer bespoke staircase CPD.    Sessions are normally 30-40 minutes depending on questions and... View Article