• A positive contribution

    A positive contribution

    Architects RHPartnership have designed the new Boathouse for the Combined Cambridge Colleges of King’s, Selwyn and Churchill, together with Leys School. Gilberts Blackpool provided the natural ventilation components and air movement elements for the supplementary mechanical ventilation. Gilberts supplied a pair of continuous natural ventilation wall assemblies, purpose-designed for the project, by incorporating its WHZ50

  • Sliding doors update from Schueco

    Sliding doors update from Schueco

    Schueco UK has announced the introduction of a new, updated version of its manually operated panoramic sliding door system, the Schueco ASS 77 PD.HI. Innovations include an integrated, full-height handle that improves the appearance of the door and makes it easier to open and close. The system is also equipped with an optimised locking concept

  • Top-notch taps

    Top-notch taps

    Office Space in Town is a premium provider of flexible office space and is the equivalent of a five-star hotel for businesses. The company is primarily based in six locations across London, with over 2,000 desks and over 1,000 clients. The company installed BRITA Vivreau products including the ViTap, which uses touch sensor technology to

  • Stylish homes for Morpeth

    Stylish homes for Morpeth

    Work has started on site for the construction of William Turner Court in Morpeth, a 55 apartment Retirement Living development for McCarthy and Stone, designed by Box Architects. The development is set to include 27 two bedroom and 28 one bedroom privately owned apartments. As the appointed primary architect, Box will see the project through

  • Grey and white trend from Max Top Quartz

    Grey and white trend from Max Top Quartz

    Maxtop Quartz Ltd, has unveiled two brand new surface designs to complement its existing range of pre-finished worktops. Available now, Pure White and Pewter Grey will ensure the Maxtop Quartz range offers a modern selection of both sparkling and plain finishes, keeping the product portfolio fresh and on-trend. Inspired by customer needs and preferences, the

  • Wienerberger thinks outside the box

    Wienerberger thinks outside the box

    In response to the growing trend for architects and designers exploring a wider variety of brick sizes, Wienerberger, a leading UK provider of building material solutions, has announced the launch of seven new long format bricks to its Roman range. The introduction of these seven new bricks is in direct response to the rising popularity of

  • ANCON’S Modern brick-faced soffits

    ANCON’S Modern brick-faced soffits

    Specifying modern brick-faced soffits just got easier, with the publication of Ancon’s new 16-page Nexus brochure. Developed by Ancon and Ibstock Kevington, two of the UK’s leading specialists in structural support and prefabricated masonry components, Nexus is an advanced lightweight system that makes modern brick-faced soffits and lintels simple and achievable, particularly in fast-track environments.

  • Framing solution

    Framing solution

    voestalpine Metsec plc has provided its Metframe pre-panelised steel-framing product for a new Travelodge hotel on the Thetford Riverside Development in Norfolk. The use of modern methods of construction allowed efficiency savings to be made and ensured the initial build phase of the project was completed within budget and to tight deadlines. Work on the

  • Showcasing eco credentials

    Showcasing eco credentials

    Mapei showcased their eco credentials and sustainable product line at Ecobuild for the 7th consecutive year, alongside popular live demonstrations for installing large format porcelain tiles and BBA accredited Mapetherm EWI thermal insulation systems. Phil Breakspear, Managing Director at Mapei UK said “Mapei invests five per cent of annual turnover in Research and Development activities