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  • Haddonstone: Haddonstone cast stone balustrades
    Haddonstone cast stone balustrades
    Haddonstone
    Haddonstone offers a comprehensive range of balustrades in classical and traditional styles. Haddonstone has a range of 8 standard and 13 non-standard balusters to suit side and central runs in flat, part-weathered and weathered styles. Spirals, ramps, curves and straight runs are all possible from this. Alternatively, by using Haddonstone's...
    Product, 15 May 2018
  • Silva Timber: Cascadia Western Red Cedar Cladding - PEFC Certified
    Cascadia Western Red Cedar Cladding - PEFC Certified
    Silva Timber
    Equally impressive when used indoors or on an external façade, our Cascadia V- joint profile Western Red Cedar cladding can be installed horizontally or vertically, and with no visible nails, you can create a contemporary look with ease. The tongue and groove connection makes installing a breeze, while the simple bevel where the boards meet...
    Product, 16 May 2018
  • H+H UK: Sawston College, Cambridge: Science Wing construction
    Sawston College, Cambridge: Science Wing construction
    H+H UK
    Sawston Village College used H+H UK’s Plus Blocks and the thin-joint system for its new science block extension. The extension provides eight new classrooms to develop the college’s specialism in teaching sciences to 11–16 year-olds. The first phase – to create five classrooms over a 700m2 floor-space – was completed within 37 weeks by the...
    Projects, 15 May 2018
  • H+H UK: Ribbon Court Care Scheme: single supply solution
    Ribbon Court Care Scheme: single supply solution
    H+H UK
    Ribbon Court is one of the first schemes in the country specifically designed to meet the new and emerging needs of older people from the area’s diverse communities. The four-storey development comprises 50 one- and two-bedroom apartments for residents with special care needs, where the on-site amenities include consultancy rooms, activity rooms...
    Projects, 14 May 2018
  • H+H UK: Parkwood Extra Care Scheme, Telford: supported housing
    Parkwood Extra Care Scheme, Telford: supported housing
    H+H UK
    This 53-unit flagship scheme offers accommodation with the necessary facilities to allow those with support and care requirements to live independently. The building is designed to integrate accessible dwellings, care resources and shared communal facilities in a secure environment, whilst being environmentally friendly. Rising up to four storeys...
    Projects, 14 May 2018
  • H+H UK: New apartments, Brighton: a fabric-first approach
    New apartments, Brighton: a fabric-first approach
    H+H UK
    The developer adopted a fabric-first approach when it came to constructing this four-unit apartment block on a restricted site in order to meet the local planning requirements, which required a 25% reduction in CO2 emissions compared to Building Regulations (2010). The scheme had to achieve Code for Sustainable Homes Level 4, so not only did it...
    Projects, 14 May 2018
  • H+H UK: Elme Hall Hotel, Cambridge: acoustically sound extension
    Elme Hall Hotel, Cambridge: acoustically sound extension
    H+H UK
    This project entailed the demolition of existing outbuildings of the Elme Hall Hotel, followed by construction of a 34-bedroom building known as The Lodge. This extension has been built to cater for extra demand at the hotel, with all modern facilities expected of modern hotels. Being a hotel, acoustic considerations were of paramount importance...
    Projects, 14 May 2018
  • Silva Timber: Accoya Cladding
    Accoya Cladding
    Silva Timber
    Accoya® timber is guaranteed for 50 years above ground and 25 years in ground or freshwater. The treatment process enables the consistent supply of durable, dimensionally stable, non-toxic solid wood. With shrinkage and swelling reduced by 70-80%, the resultant more stable surface allows coatings to adhere better and last up to two times longer...
    Product, 15 May 2018
  • Grass Concrete: Grassroof GFR/2 green roof system
    Grassroof GFR/2 green roof system
    Grass Concrete
    The Grassroof green roof system combines the functions of paving and a drainage layer. LS/1 leg supports are simply bonded to the roof membrane to create a gap at the underside of the paver. With the GRF/2 system, a bonded geotextile on the underside of each unit creates a microporous barrier that holds the soil in place but allows water to...
    Product, 11 May 2018
  • Grass Concrete: Grassroof GFR/1 standard unit
    Grassroof GFR/1 standard unit
    Grass Concrete
    The Grassroof green roof system combines the functions of paving and a drainage layer. LS/1 leg supports are simply bonded to the roof membrane to create a gap at the underside of the paver. With the GRF/1 system, this gap is filled in with a lightweight aggregate filter media....
    Product, 11 May 2018
  • Formica Group: VIVIX® solid phenolic, engineered exterior facade panels
    VIVIX® solid phenolic, engineered exterior facade panels
    Formica Group
    VIVIX® solid phenolic, engineered exterior facade panels have a decorative surface on both sides. They are resistant to impact and abrasion, weather and UV rays. Easy to machine and cut into a variety of shapes and sizes, as well as being suitable for field modifications as needed, VIVIX® panels are available in many colours and patterns attuned...
    Product, 02 May 2018
  • Delta Balustrades: HiMet metallic powder coated finish for balustrades
    HiMet metallic powder coated finish for balustrades
    Delta Balustrades
    Delta Balustrades metallic finishes make a bold statement of quality as part of a building staircase area. The HiMet range gives the architect an opportunity to specify a surface finish that complements the balustrade design and meets the DDA 'warm to the touch' regulation. HiMet coated systems offer an impressive range of metallic finishes...
    Product, 02 May 2018

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  • Safe Access All Areas certified CPD
    Safe Access All Areas certified CPD
    Join us at one of our 2018 UK CPD seminars to learn more about roof access and natural smoke ventilation for flat roofs. The CPD seminar 'Safe Access All Areas' outlines current practice in the provision of smoke ventilation and roof access, discusses new design considerations and applications as a result of the latest Building Regulations with...
    Bilco UK, 17 May 2018 News
  • Newton celebrates 170 years of protecting buildings
    Newton celebrates 170 years of protecting buildings
    Newton Waterproofing Systems is celebrating 170 years as an independent business specialising in protecting buildings. Newton provides waterproofing and damp-proofing solutions for architects, developers, contractors and homeowners on projects from the smallest domestic basement, to high-end properties, commercial developments and extensive civil...
    Newton Waterproofing, 16 May 2018 News
  • Metsä Wood launches platform for Open Source Wood
    Metsä Wood launches platform for Open Source Wood
    The Open Source Wood initiative was launched in June 2017 by Metsä Wood in order to accelerate growth in urban wood construction. The new opensourcewood.com offers a platform for knowledge sharing and collaboration. The service is free and welcomes all organisations and individuals. The Open Source Wood initiative aims to speed up the growth of...
    Metsä Wood UK, 15 May 2018 News
  • Structural waterproofing design strategies, BS 8102:2009
    Structural waterproofing design strategies, BS 8102:2009
    This seminar provides an insight on the different techniques for designing structural waterproofing systems and how to waterproof to achieve the requirements within BS 8102:2009: a focus on new build (concrete) structures and how combination waterproofing systems are specified for below ground environments; section details discussion on how...
    Newton Waterproofing, CPD

Events

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  • Advanced Manufacturing Show 2018
    The Advanced Manufacturing Show provides a platform for board-level decision makers, production and quality engineers to interact with the latest technology and gain a competitive edge by applying high-productivity solutions to enhance manufacturing performance, efficiency and quality. Showcasing world class advanced manufacturing technologies...
    Centaur Media, 05 June 2018 Event

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