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

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

CaberFloor performance cuts it for Cotswolds carpenter

A specialist carpenter, who works across much of the Cotswolds carrying out new-build and refurbishment work, has been making use of CaberFloor P5 and other panel products from the West Fraser range throughout his career. Paul Doherty, who trades as Doherty Carpentry,... View Article