Unique design and unrivalled fire protection with Lunax doors

Lunax, recently acquired by Vetrotech Saint-Gobain, is delighting architects throughout the UK. With the addition of this new solution, Vetrotech Saint-Gobain has enhanced its range of systems in line with the growing architectural trend of combining building transparency, design and... View Article

BRE publishes aluminium cladding system test

A year after Grenfell the task of safeguarding tower block residents remains one of our greatest urban challenges.  UK specifiers and building control officers who can no longer turn to desk top studies for reassurance on safety performance are now... View Article

Ketley Brick is shortlisted for seven Brick Awards

Projects specifying Ketley Brick products have achieved no less than seven short-listings in the prestigious Brick Development Association (BDA) 2018 Brick Awards, which recognise excellence in design and construction using brick. Nominees for the Refurbishment, Innovative Use of Clay, Outdoor Space,... View Article

Supporting the Grenfell Community

As part of the ongoing support to the Grenfell community, Abet Laminati and Formwise are proud to have helped realise the ambitious DIY SOS Grenfell project to build the replacement Dale Youth Boxing Club and new Community Centre. Abet donated... View Article

Material world

Following the enormous success of its first Product Specification Showroom which opened in London in 2016, James Latham has just launched its second showroom, this time in Manchester. Just like the London studio, the new Manchester facility reinforces Latham’s single-source... View Article

SageGlass® announces voice control capabilities for UK market

SageGlass®, pioneer of the world’s smartest electrochromic glass, announces that its dynamic glass is now able to be integrated with voice controlled speaker systems. Building occupants can now control the dynamic glass tint via simple voice commands to optimise daylight... View Article

Reynaers’ innovative training centre shortlisted for G Awards

Reynaers has been shortlisted for the prestigious Glass and Glazing Industry awards in recognition of the success of its dedicated Training Centre. Judges at the G18 Awards have shortlisted the leading aluminium systems company in the ‘Training and Development inititative... View Article

Fire Doors protected by Yeoman Shield

After carrying out a fire door survey, Warwick Hospital undertook measures to protect and refurbish the fire doors throughout their sterilisation unit with Yeoman Shield door protection products. Catering for the sterilisation requirements for all wards and departments within South... View Article

Steel contractor doubled the speed of construction

Bellapart developed, fabricated and installed the striking geometric facade that provides office workers with expansive views of the surrounding area and allows natural daylight into all floors of the building. Engineers specified Lindapter’s Type AF high slip resistant clamps for... View Article

Helping Grenfell Survivors Get Fighting Fit

As part of the BBC DIY SOS build to support the Grenfell community, Structura UK is proud to announce it has helped to realise the ambitious project to build a new Community Centre and a replacement Dale Youth Amateur Boxing... View Article

12 New Finishes Announced for Popular Wall Profile

Schlüter-Systems Ltd is pleased to announce the release of 12 new finishes for one of the manufacturer’s longest established profiles for tile and stone. The new additions further increase the range of metallic finishes available for the 6, 8, 10... View Article

Tenant fit-out at 180 Great Portland Street for SVC

AET Flexible Space engineers have just completed a Cat-B fit-out of underfloor air conditioning equipment on the fifth floor of 180 Great Portland Street for new incoming tenant, strategic communications specialist, Sard Verbinnen & Co.  The Edwardian building, originally built for... View Article