Extinguishing fire safety myths

Fire Safety has and always will be a well-documented subject, with various experts and regulatory bodies sharing key insights that save lives. Despite this, practical knowledge can sometimes be overshadowed by false information and myth. Karen Trigg of Allegion UK... View Article

Programme launches to prevent employee addiction crisis

e UK’s leading addiction treatment specialists UKAT have launched a new Addiction Awareness programme, aimed at helping those working in the Building & Construction trade across the country. The programme is set to support employers and employees as the Government... View Article

Pipe and fire sprinkler boxing made simple by UK Boxings

UK Boxings’ pipe & fire sprinkler boxing and boiler casings have been used for more than 20 years by social housing contractors, local authorities and housing associations across the UK, to conceal all types of plumbing services including fire sprinkler... View Article

Solar Powered Smart Bench

Wireless phone charging with Wi-Fi option High performance, high quality recycled plastic smart bench that harmonises effortlessly into architectural, urban and landscape environments. The rapidly changing work environment of today means an increased desire for instant phone charging and available Wi-fi.... View Article

Composite Fire Door Specifications

Hardware and Fire Door systems specialist Winkhaus has invested extensively to ensure their Composite Fire & Security door set solution consistently proves performance and ensures compliance with all the latest requirements. Winkhaus UKs Technical Director, Chris Flaherty, provides clarity for... View Article

How to create more useable space in your UK-based home

Homes throughout the UK are known for their fabulous architectural features and distinct uniqueness, giving each one its own personality. One thing that your regular and typical home isn’t necessarily known for, however, is being a good size with all... View Article

New social housing scheme in Lewisham given the go-ahead

The City of London Corporation has been given the green light to build 110 new social housing homes in the borough of Lewisham. On Thursday (27 August) Lewisham Council’s planning committee unanimously agreed the development on the land at Sydenham... View Article

Designer Contracts named as an Eco Contractor 2020

Designer Contracts has been named an ‘Eco Contractor’ by a leading UK flooring manufacturer. The company, the UK’s largest contract flooring provider, has received a Gold Award from eco-engineered underlay specialists Texfelt in recognition of an outstanding environmental achievement –... View Article

Ceremony marks new council housing milestone

A topping-out ceremony was held on Thursday at a new 100% affordable block that will become council homes at council rents for 90 Croydon families when it is completed. Next spring, local people on the borough’s housing waiting list will... View Article