Connecting Cross-Laminated Timber

To support the growing use of cross-laminated timber (CLT) in the UK and Europe, leading connector manufacturer Simpson Strong-Tie has released an updated version of its ‘Connectors for CLT’ catalogue. Featuring a host of new products including heavy duty angle... View Article

Steel Doors are on the way!

We are very excited to be introducing a steel door to our products later this year with some exciting new textures and finishes including a rust, black, bronze and leather options with sizes up to 2m wide. Available for delivery... View Article

Helifix BIM Object Library Launched

Helifix has launched a BIM object library to support the industry’s transition to digital building modelling. Available to download from www.helifix.co.uk/downloads/bim-objects or from the NBS National BIM Library at https://www.nationalbimlibrary.com/Helifix, these Revit format BIM objects allow Helifix products to be... View Article

Metal Technology facade for a ‘diamond’ finish

The former Thales site in the Gatwick Diamond area of Crawley has been transformed into a £19million office development. The offices, which have been let by South East Coast Ambulance Service, feature Metal Technology’s System 17 capped high-rise curtain walling... View Article

Stertil Combilok delivers on loading bay safety

The Combilok vehicle restraint system from Stertil Dock Products was developed exclusively to reduce the risk of unintentional vehicle movement on loading bays and offers a ‘safety net’ against poor communication by holding vehicles in one place until loading or... View Article

Plaswood’s stairway to sustainability

The Menai Bridge spans the sea between Anglesey and mainland Wales – a monument to strength and endurance. It can be reached several ways from the Anglesey side, but until recently one of them was in sharp contrast to the... View Article

Wonderful Washrooms at Walthamstow Wetlands

Walthamstow Wetlands is the capital’s newest and largest urban wetland nature reserve and increases public access to nature in an area of London deficient in open space. As part of the scheme Architects Witherford Watson Mann designed a visitor centre... View Article

Living with quiet

One of the most unusual locations for Troldtekt acoustic ceiling tiles has to be found inside a fascinating new house in Sai Kung, Hong Kong. This remarkable and exciting project by Millimeter Interior Design has transformed an impractical and cramped... View Article

Celebrating 170 Years of UK Waterproofing

Established in June 1848, Newton Waterproofing Systems are the oldest suppliers of waterproofing and damp proofing products to the UK construction industry, and 2018 sees them celebrate an incredible 170th year of trading. The company is still family owned and... View Article

Underfloor Air Conditioning Fit-out at Hanover Street

AET Flexible Space, underfloor air conditioning specialists have just completed a Cat-B Fit-out of the first floor at 11-12 Hanover Street for incoming tenant, Canadian property investor, Quadreal. The underfloor system at the prominently positioned Mayfair offices was originally installed in... View Article

Hauraton Service Channels keep cables safe but accessible

Hauraton Limited, well known for their surface water drainage products, also offer three ranges of Service Channel suitable for use as sub-surface cable ducting for both indoor or outdoor locations including; sports venues, major stadiums, exhibition halls, factories, warehousing and... View Article

The Specifier’s Guide to Flooring launches at CDW 2018

The Specifier’s Guide to Flooring has launched in the UK. Officially unveiled at Shaw Contract’s showroom during Clerkenwell Design Week, the new ‘definitive guide’ will provide a specification tool for architects, designers, facilities managers and specifiers on all aspects of... View Article

Builder and Plasterers Essentials

One of the world’s largest construction manufacturers, Simpson Strong-Tie, has released a new catalogue of structural connectors, beads and meshes aimed squarely at the repair, maintenance and improvement sector. The 2018 ‘Builder and Plasterers Essentials’ brochure includes all of the... View Article