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Rachel Erickson outside the London 2theloo store

2theloo – the world's first toilet shop now opens in London

Guest Blogger: Rachel Erickson, creator of London Loo Tours, a walking tour of the capital’s conveniences, reports on the opening of 2theloo in Covent Garden, London, a new concept in public toilets that has taken Europe by storm with more than 200 venues and over 10m visitors....

steve durdant

Is London’s super sewer just money down the drain?

Guest Blogger: Steve Durdant-Hollamby, Managing Director of Alumasc Water Management Solutions (AWMS) takes a look at the Thames Tideway Tunnel and asks if London's super sewer, costing £4.2bn is really money well spent, or are there more cost effective solutions?...

robin tuffley

Lack of facilities for disabled people means loss of dignity and business

Guest Blogger: Robin Tuffley, Marketing Manager at Clos-o-Mat, Robin challenges architects, facilities managers & businesses to wake-up to the benefits of providing proper changing places for disabled people and their carers – and warns about the dangers of not acting on Equa...

Howard Chapman, Buildingtalk Editor

Cyclist safety first with new construction industry lorries

Living in London, I see at first hand how dangerous cycling is and the death toll is rising. Heavy goods vehicles make up just 4 per cent of London’s traffic, but are involved in around half of cyclist fatalities in the city. A recent petition to ban lorries from London’s streets during rush...


R-Tile flooring applied in a commercial environment

Paving the way in commercial flooring

R-Tek Manufacturing has developed an extensive flooring range to meet the demands of modern commercial environments.

The R-Tile flooring range is suited for both industrial and commercial applications. The anti-slip, anti-fatigue tiles can ...

Bülte Form "D" violin head screw

New violin head screws from Bülte

Bülte Plastics has revealed a new range of violin head screws, developed to offer greater grip and surface protection.

The Form "D" violin head screws have been designed with an ergonomic shape and moulded washer which provide a load distri...

Shackerley's ceramic granite façade systems

Ceramic Granite Cladding at the Surface & Materials show

Shackerley, the UK manufacturer of ceramic granite ventilated façade systems, has been announced as the latest exhibitor at this year's Surface & Materials show.

Shackerley will showcase its ceramic granite cladding at the show as part ...

Installer Week

Installer Week promotion announced by Stroma

Stroma Certification has announced its first ever Installer Week online promotion, scheduled to take place from the 14 - 18th September. The event will take place across the Stroma website and blog and its social media platforms.

During Inst...