Bespoke, Made To Order Doors Folding Sliding Doors – from The Folding Sliding Door Company

The Folding Sliding Door Company. A UK based independently owned and operated business specialising in the design, manufacture and Installation of folding sliding doors for commercial & domestic properties worldwide since 2001. Our bi-fold doors are available in Glass (Flush Glazed), Aluminium, Timber, Ali-Clad, PVCu & GRP (Glass Reinforced Plastic). All doors are CE compliant and come with long product, Continue reading

Iconic Brutalist Gem Preserved With Innovative Sika Sarnafil Roof Solution

The roof refurbishment of the Central Building at Cambridge University’s Fitzwilliam College is one of the first major projects to use a new, pioneering approach combining Sika Sarnafil’s single ply membrane with large areas of its Sikalastic 621 – a liquid applied product typically used for areas with complex detailing. This pairing of systems was further enhanced by Sika Refurbishment’s Continue reading

Council upgrades all sheltered housing with Aico Multi Sensor Alarms

Sheffield City Council has completed a programme to upgrade its fire safety throughout its 1,134 sheltered housing properties using Aico’s Multi-Sensor Fire Alarm for an enhanced level of safety; this will enable residents to live safely in their homes for many years to come, even should their health or mobility deteriorate. An additional 261 properties within three tower blocks will Continue reading

Consort Claudgen launches improved low surface temperature heaters

Consort Claudgen, a company specialising in electric heating, has recently introduced new low surface temperature heaters with a digital heating control which offers a 7-day programme with 3 heating periods per day. The concealed digital control located on the side of the heater includes an easy-to-read display, four large control buttons with audible and tactile feedback and an electronic lock Continue reading

Bring out the strength in your polished concrete floor!

An HTC Superfloor™ will really make you appreciate the advantages of having a polished concrete floor as an exposed surface. Dirty, grey concrete floors are transformed into brilliant, easy-clean, environmentally-friendly and durable polished concrete floors. It simply requires some thought. A polished concrete floor is: Easy to clean Modern and elegant Unbeatable durability Environmentally friendly Economical What is HTC Superfloor™? HTC Continue reading

UK Veneering – Decorative wood veneered panels made to order

We can produce complete panels to order including cutting, shaping and lipping or we can veneer our customers own panels. Whatever your veneering need we can help. Services • Grain matched panel sets • Short grain panels • Radial matched panels • Hardwood lippings • Marquetry and inlays • Hi quality veneered sheets made to order with consistent colour and Continue reading

Brits spend £34 Billion a year on rectifying DIY botched jobs

Brits spend a staggering £34 billion each year calling on professionals to help rectify botched jobs around the home, according to new research from Local Heroes. The independent national research has highlighted that millions of people have had to call on professional help after a DIY job they tackled themselves went horribly wrong. The average adult has messed up nine Continue reading

Construction Industry warns against Brexit ‘Cliff Edge’ for EU Workers

The construction sector has come together with one voice to warn the Government of the dangers of the industry facing a ‘cliff edge’ regarding access to EU workers.  In an unprecedented show of unity, seven of the construction industry’s major trade bodies have set out what they believe to be the sector’s responsibilities and requirements in a post-Brexit labour market. Continue reading

Hampshire special secondary school gets basketball court

A basketball court at a Hampshire special school is up and running after a £4.4m project of remodelling and refurbishment. The main works were completed in August by W Stirland, a privately-owned construction company near Chichester. They involved the conversion and extension of the existing Victorian school building at Linden Education Centre in Aldershot, creating teaching accommodation for 92 secondary age Continue reading

Winner of the best refurb project at Bricks Awards

The project includes: restructuring and refurbishment of a multi-storey library tower (MST) for the School of Law, linkage of the tower to the adjacent Peter Froggatt Centre (PFC) to form a new student hub, refurbishment of lecture theatres and classrooms within the PFC and re-facing of its elevations, new public realm encompassing a north-south campus link and entrance courtyard. Work Continue reading

Insurers call for end to fire-risk cladding refurbs

The Association of British Insurers is demanding for an end to the use of combustible cladding and a total revamp of the Building Regulations. The insurance trade body made its demands in a submission to the ongoing review of fire safety and building codes led by Dame Judith Hackitt in the wake of the Grenfell Tower tragedy. The ABI has called for: Continue reading