04 February 2015

Weed control barrier from DuPont used to de-contaminate solar park

DuPont Plantex Gold weed control barrier was used by SUNTEC Energiesysteme GmbH in the construction of its solar park The construction of the photovoltaic park began in 2013 on the site of a former contaminated railway sleeper production plant. SUNTEC Energiesysteme GmbH chose DuPont Plantex Gold non-woven weed control barrier as a solution for use[…]

  • 04 February 2015

27 November 2014

Preview of new Natural Paving Products brochure for landscaping projects

Natural Paving Products As well as the full range of Natural Paving Products stones, colours and finishes, it will include useful information about planning outdoor spaces; how to find the right landscaping professional; and provide a reference for all landscaping projects alongside photographs of inspirational projects. Malcolm Gough, Business Development Director at Natural Paving Products:[…]

  • 27 November 2014

27 November 2014

Permeable paving solution Beta Flow prevents flood risks

Beta Flow and Omega Pencil Edge help to reduce the risk of flooding The design of the 28,000sq fit eco store has been designed to reduce the impact of flooding with the introduction of a Sustainable Drainage System, whilst also providing a reduced chamber paving block smooth enough to allow shopping trollies to easily glide[…]

  • 27 November 2014

25 November 2014

Black Fleck paving provides stylish Art Deco exterior finish

The paving enhances the apartments architectural characteristics The paving comprises Piatto Textured Silver Granite Yorktone with Black Fleck, working to enhance the appearance of the site whilst providing a safe passageway for tenants at the homes. Named ‘Vista Mare,’ the apartment complex has been constructed in an area with striking Art Deco architecture, and developers[…]

  • 25 November 2014

23 October 2014

Moore Fencing keep business, schools and homes safe and secure

Moore Fencing have both permanent and temporary solutions including automated gates, railings and fences. Automated Gates Moore Fencing offer a variety of automated gates that use cantilever sliding gate systems, meaning the gate can move back and forth without a physical track. These gates can be made with a choice of a number of in-fills[…]

  • 23 October 2014

01 October 2014

Bus boarding kerb improves passenger safety & prevents illegal parking

Kassel kerbs were found to be ‘fit for purpose’ following research conducted at University College London in 1998, especially when used with modern low-floor buses to enhance passenger safety. The Lewes Road project is the biggest single installation of Kassel kerbs and will service the route along Brighton’s academic corridor, reducing the extent of cage[…]

  • 01 October 2014

01 October 2014

Bus boarding kerb improves passenger safety and prevents illegal parking

Kassel kerbs were found to be ‘fit for purpose’ following research conducted at University College London in 1998, especially when used with modern low-floor buses to enhance passenger safety. The Lewes Road project is the biggest single installation of Kassel kerbs and will service the route along Brighton’s academic corridor, reducing the extent of cage[…]

  • 01 October 2014

12 September 2014

Slip resistant EcoPath made from recycled rubber used at golf course

The loose gravel previously laid on the surface next to the first tee was migrating to grassy areas, making it muddy and sliperry in wet weather and a danger to the golfers using the course. Ecopath MT was specified due to its ability to provide a slip resistant, easily maintainable waiting area for sportsmen and[…]

  • 12 September 2014

10 September 2014

SuDS specification combining permeable paving made easy with PermCal

An effective method of sustainable drainage was required by consulting engineers JMLA for Carrington Place in Halisham to match greenfield run-off rates as the area offered limited soakage. PermCal software provides users with a step-by-step process based on the current British Standard guidance for designing permeable pavements, comprising a feature enabling the input and recording[…]

  • 10 September 2014

05 September 2014

Commercial project growth highlights demand for attractive landscaping

The need to create an attractive surrounding in addition to an eye catching building is becoming more widespread, with businesses realising that landscaping can have a major impact on how a potential buyer will view a property. Precast concrete paving combined with surface water management are factors now being considered by architects during the initial[…]

  • 05 September 2014