Sculptural Curves at One Blackfriars

Armourcoat’s Sculptural three-dimensional wall finish features in the ground floor foyer at One Blackfriars residential tower in London’s South Bank. The building designed by SimpsonHaugh and Partners is a compelling architectural achievement, with a stunning arc of glass taking inspiration... View Article

The Gallery Clerkenwell Opens its Doors

Manufacturer of decorative surfaces, UNILIN Panels has opened The Gallery Clerkenwell, a hybrid showroom in the heart of London’s A&D district. Bringing together like-minded manufacturers from the worlds of surfaces, flooring, seating and storage, The Gallery Clerkenwell provides a chance... View Article

New London Workplace

IVC Commercial at The Gallery Clerkenwell is the manufacturer’s new London workplace, providing a meeting point and place to explore its Carpet Tiles, Luxury Vinyl Tiles and Heterogeneous Vinyl solutions. Situated on Great Sutton Street, in the heart of the... View Article

A successful 2020 for connectors and fasteners

Despite the unprecedented nature of 2020 the construction industry is prevailing, and we’ve been working hard at Simpson Strong-Tie to bring you exciting new innovations across all of our main product ranges, backed by brand new catalogues and our first... View Article

Aluminium curtain walling sets new standards in house building

Mention curtain walling to any specifier or house builder and it’s odds on they won’t associate it with residential designs. Nonetheless, technical developments have gradually extended their scope, first to multiple occupancy housing projects and subsequently to architect-designed homes. Curtain... View Article

Spiral UK wins contract for celeb stairs

Bespoke staircase manufacturer Spiral UK’s latest contract win is for a feature staircase in the Royal Albert Hall. The company, based in Helston Cornwall, is looking forward to providing the artist’s bar with a glamourous new staircase. The Royal Albert... View Article

Choose a bespoke staircase service

Spiral UK are a leading staircase manufacturer specialising in spiral, helical and cantilever designs for commercial, fit out and residential projects. Their in-house end to end design, manufacture and install service is tailored to the needs of the customer and... View Article

Yeoman Shield Protects with Style at New Dental Facility

When Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust earlier this year approved capital funding to convert a disused area of Chapel Allerton Hospital into a new dental facility, they engaged with Yeoman Shield wall & door protection specialists to provide durable yet... View Article

Adding longevity to the sustainability debate

LISTEN HERE 🔊 It is a fundamental of good design that buildings and structures should be safe and that measures to enhance their  environmental performance should not compromise this essential requirement. Steve Thompson, Managing Director for specialist steel framing manufacturer... View Article

Specifying commercial cladding refurbishment

James Burton, Sales Manager at specialist coating manufacturer Bradite, advises what to consider when refurbishing commercial and industrial cladding. Cladding – the profiled exterior and predominately metal finish to industrial and commercial buildings, is mostly coated in the production process... View Article

GeoCeramica paving tops off Greenford Quay development

Brett Landscaping has supplied its GeoCeramica porcelain paving for the roof terraces and public spaces of a major new mixed-use development in London, overlooking the Grand Union Canal. More than 1400 m2 of GeoCeramica has been installed across the communal... View Article

Colour and texture expand the use of metal in architecture

LISTEN HERE 🔊 Powdertech Corby specializes in ­­developing and applying unique ranges of powder coating materials that follow trends in design and developments in technology. Metals are rightly prized for their striking appearance and can offer a wide variety of... View Article