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Kingspan enhances old textile mill’s fabric

Kingspan Kooltherm K7 and K107 Pitched Roof Board have been installed as part of a major refurbishment project, transforming a former Victorian mill into CAT B office space for Manchester Metropolitan University. 6 Great Marlborough Street forms part of Manchester’s rich industrial heritage and sits within Little Ireland, the earliest area of Irish settlement within […]

What a ‘no-deal’ Brexit means for builders

A ‘no deal’ Brexit could result in soaring material prices and lower workloads and enquiries, according to the latest research from the Federation of Master Builders (FMB). When asked about the impact of a ‘no deal’ Brexit: Key results from the research include: Over half (53%) say it would result in higher material prices; Just […]

Deceuninck: the complete commercial package

Deceuninck Commercial Sales Manager John Duckworth explains how the company’s holistic approach to commercial projects benefits the specifier, contractor and end user. Windows are a key part of the build process, providing natural light, protection from the elements and ventilation. They also have great architectural importance by helping to define the overall character of a […]

Rooflight solutions form part of Academy renovation programme

The Abbey Hill Academy in Stockton-on-Tees is an educational establishment for students aged 11-16 with learning difficulties and disabilities. The learning environment is never more critical for such students and since the Horizons Specialist Academy Trust became custodians of the school in 2013 refurbishments have been taking place to restore the 1970’s building. In addition, […]

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Sika Sarnafil helps realise Architect’s stunning ‘tree canopy’ roof design on new college sports facility

An inspiring new sports facility, featuring a striking Sika Sarnafil single ply membrane roof, has just been completed at St. George’s Weybridge, a Roman Catholic co-educational nursery, private day school and 6th form college in Surrey. The exciting new architectural development has been built as part of the establishment’s 150th anniversary celebrations and includes a […]

James Hardie launches HardieWindbreaker™ sheathing board

James Hardie has today launched the latest in a series of planned product innovations; the HardieWindbreaker™ sheathing board. Adam Botterill, country manager for James Hardie UK, comments: “As a world leading materials manufacturer, we believe in developing products that will give specifiers and contractors maximum design flexibility.” “Reducing site time is a key innovation driver […]

The Dunes’ Sika Sarnafil clad roof shines in Roofing Awards’ Single Ply category

Market-leading single ply roofing manufacturer Sika Sarnafil and leading South West roofing contractor Progressive Systems Ltd are celebrating following a win at the Roofing Awards 2019. The roof of the Dunes – a stunning new beachfront development in Perranporth, Cornwall – came out on top in the Single Ply Roofing category, which was sponsored by […]