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  • H+H UK: Aircrete blocks used in solid wall construction
    Aircrete blocks used in solid wall construction
    H+H UK
    H+H Celcon Standard Grade blocks were used for a custom-built residential home, built for a family of four. They wanted to buy a new house in the area, having extended their existing bungalow three times, but could find...
  • Steintec: tuffgrit helps create SuDS driveway in Beaconsfield
    tuffgrit helps create SuDS driveway in Beaconsfield
    Steintec
    The site, a 365m2 driveway to a private residence in Beaconsfield, located atop a hill, slopes by 4% (1:25), causing problems with water run-off collecting fines from the existing bound gravel creating severe silting of the...
  • ISO-CHEMIE: High performance window sealant for Thames apartments
    High performance window sealant for Thames apartments
    ISO-CHEMIE
    SIF Properties Ltd have developed 11 new three bedroomed apartments on the River Thames in Taplow, Buckinghamshire. They needed a window sealing method to compliment the quality of the windows.
  • Metsä Wood UK: Laminated veneer lumber for alpine SPA-Bungalow
    Laminated veneer lumber for alpine SPA-Bungalow
    Metsä Wood UK
    Swiss designer and wellness facility developer Roger Bernet has worked with numerous five-star hotels that have extensive budgets. He wanted to create a unique, cost-effective concept for hotels with smaller budgets, but...
  • ISO-CHEMIE: ISO-BLOCO ONE sealant foam tape for apartment windows
    ISO-BLOCO ONE sealant foam tape for apartment windows
    ISO-CHEMIE
    High performance sealing tape ISO-BLOCO ONE was selected to seal window gaps for dozens of new windows installed as part of a multi-million pound residential refurbishment project in South London. Aluminium clad wood windows...
  • ISO-CHEMIE: Victorian windows sealed using ISO-CHEMIE products
    Victorian windows sealed using ISO-CHEMIE products
    ISO-CHEMIE
    ISO-CHEMIE's foam sealing tapes are providing a high-performance, weather-resistant, airtight sealing solution around new timber frame sash windows installed on a Victorian terrace extension project, whilst also delivering...
  • MEDITE SMARTPLY: Shopfronts created using engineered wood panels
    Shopfronts created using engineered wood panels
    MEDITE SMARTPLY
    Yes, you read that correctly MEDITE TRICOYA EXTREME (MTX) now adorns the shopfronts of over 30 high-end retail and design spaces at the new Eccleston Place hub near Victoria station, central London. However, it’s far from an...
  • H+H UK: 44 new Rå Build homes for Ashford Council, Kent
    44 new Rå Build homes for Ashford Council, Kent
    H+H UK
    Changes to government funding structures for social housing allow Councils to build directly-owned houses for rent. Ashford Council subsequently embarked on a programme of building that is likely to see 20 units pa built to...
  • MEDITE SMARTPLY: MDF panels used to create roof terrace and BBQ area
    MDF panels used to create roof terrace and BBQ area
    MEDITE SMARTPLY
    A once neglected roof terrace on the top of a luxury private residence in South Kensington has been transformed by Paul Newman Landscapes, using MEDITE® TRICOYA® EXTREME (MTX) in two exciting applications. The...
  • Tobermore: Persimmon Specify Tobermore’s Natural Stone Alternative
    Persimmon Specify Tobermore’s Natural Stone Alternative
    Tobermore
    Persimmon Homes recently launched The Links, a select new development situated in Llanelli on the picturesque west coast of Wales. The choice of building materials was hugely important to the highly renowned housing...
  • Tobermore: Persimmon Specify Tobermore's Kingston brick at Epsom
    Persimmon Specify Tobermore's Kingston brick at Epsom
    Tobermore
    Tobermore have recently supplied a large quantity of Kingston facing brick in the vibrant blended tones of Moorland and Cottage Red for a stunning new Persimmon Homes project in the charming market town of Epsom in Surrey,...
  • H+H UK: Thin-joint aircrete blocks, children's centre in Hackney
    Thin-joint aircrete blocks, children's centre in Hackney
    H+H UK
    The new Children and Young Person's Centre for Development and Disability (Hackney Ark) is a centre of excellence providing children with disabilities with a range of health, education and social services all on one site.
  • ISO-CHEMIE: Sealing windows at Ian Fleming's coastal cottage
    Sealing windows at Ian Fleming's coastal cottage
    ISO-CHEMIE
    Following decades of attack from the elements, particularly wind-blown saltwater, the former Kent home of James Bond creator Ian Fleming needed its windows replaced. The sealant for the windows needed to blend in seamlessly...
  • Elefant Gratings: Gratings for Manchester Transport Interchange
    Gratings for Manchester Transport Interchange
    Elefant Gratings
    Elefant Gratings manufactured and supplied Type N and Type SP gratings for use as balustrade infills, stair treads, landings and screening for Manchester Transport Interchange. Stair treads feature anti-slip nosings.
  • H+H UK: Sustainable aircrete blockwork for custom-build home
    Sustainable aircrete blockwork for custom-build home
    H+H UK
    A 4-bedroom, acoustically and thermally efficient house was being built as a complete system build by Revolution Homes. The client specified a masonry fabric shell along with the thermal mass benefits associated with it. The...