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Internal refurb for listed cottage

The refurbishment of a 16th Century listed cottage in Hursley, Hampshire, involved integrating original beams into the interior design and renewing lime plaster in several rooms. A selection of Earthborn wall paints and timber finishes was used to create an understated style in keeping with the age of the property. Continue reading

The Sainsbury Gallery at the V&A

A UZIN system was used to install the ‘herringbone’ wood floor with the new Sainsbury Gallery at the V&A. The Sainsbury Gallery opened in June 2017 as a part of the V&A Exhibition Road Quarter. The expansion created a beautiful and unique space for London, and a world class gallery Continue reading

More ground-breaking innovations from Glasspace…

Sat on a hill side near Penzance, The Grange needed a twist of contemporary living as an addition to the existing family home. The brief was to construct a multi-level clear structure that opened up onto the landscaped hill side, which formed the family garden. Access to the garden with Continue reading

Capture the TrueScale of nature in your kitchen

Surfaces formed of natural materials like stones, granites and woods are gaining popularity in kitchen trend guides as the ideal worktops. TrueScale captures the subtle variations and patterns found in natural materials but eliminates the high cost of sourcing and maintaining the genuine article. Ideal for creating statement pieces, TrueScale Continue reading


ECOLEC are leaders in this field, and are proud to announce an addition to their well known selection of panel heaters. We now present a 43°C low surface temperature panel heater range for such applications required by UK Health and Safety Executive. The system uses state of the art technology Continue reading

STEELWORX SWL Introduction

Eurospec was formed in 1997 as a subsidiary of Carlisle Brass specialising in the commercial sector of the architectural ironmongery market.  Steelworx range answered the need for beautifully engineered stainless steel commercial door hardware for the specification market.  The SWL range provides a cost effective stainless steel solution for designers Continue reading

Sprayfoam Roof Insulation by PermaSeal

The PermaSeal sprayfoam system will restore, insulate and extend the life of your roof. Energy efficient with guaranteed saving Adheres to all types of roofing materials Prevents the need for re-roofing Roof withstands gales and storms Prevents and controls condensation Meets Building Regulations for List & Public Buildings Maintenance free Continue reading

Benfield ATT – Metamorphosis made easy

Full Design, Engineer, Manufacture Working with you & your Architect Complete ‘Kits’ & Components Specialist Merchant Supplies Building Regulations Outward, Upward & Onwards Roof replacements & features Penthouses – Build in YOUR Airspace Comprehensively Extend or Remodel your buildings with the latest Energy Saving technology “Where Comfort, Quality & Affordability Continue reading

Brexit: NFB welcomes agreement on transition period

David Davis, secretary of state for exiting the EU, and Michel Barnier, EU chief negotiator for Brexit, said that the two sides have agreed on a “large part” of the transition agreement that will structure the “orderly withdrawal” of the UK from the EU. The transition period will last from Continue reading

Backing the Best of Office Architecture

GEZE UK is backing the very best in office architecture by sponsoring the Office Architect of the Year category in the BD Architect of the Year Awards for the third year running. The category was open to all architects working on the design of offices including new developments and refurbishments. Continue reading

Andura specified again for Regency House exterior

When it came to the exterior redecoration of Regency House in Royal Leamington Spa, the freeholders of the building had no hesitation in specifying Andura Coatings once again as the external finish. The Andura Pro-Flex high performance decorative coating lived up to its promise of complete durability over the ten Continue reading

Selco creates 400 new jobs in 2018

An ever-growing national builders merchant is creating 400 jobs across the UK this year. Selco Builders Warehouse is embarking on a major branch expansion programme to enhance its presence over the country, with the ribbon set to be cut on eight new outlets this year. The builders merchant has already Continue reading

ecobuild 2018 closes looking to the future

ecobuild 2018 came to a close with a resounding call for action to help deliver on the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. A list of key themes for both the built environment and government has been developed across all twelve conference sessions, which centres around taking action now and working as Continue reading