06 January 2015

Padlocks from Abloy achieve UK-first standard

LPCB certification has been awarded to padlocks from Abloy Abloy’s Series 6 range has gained a UK first for padlocks, achieving LPS 1654 Issue 1 SR Level 4 from the LPCB. Working within the Building Research Establishment (BRE) and alongside government and industry suppliers, the LPCB sets out guidelines that ensure security products operate to[…]

  • 06 January 2015

05 January 2015

Accessible hygiene rooms for one of largest Grammar Schools in UK

How Clos-o-Mat helped ensure accessibility for all Clos-o-Mat solution for accessible toilets at Tunbridge Wells Grammar School Tunbridge Wells Grammar School for Boys was approached by the parents of a young boy with Duchennes muscular dystrophy, who wanted their son to access the benefits of education at the school, but appreciated the nature of his[…]

  • 05 January 2015

05 January 2015

Furniture Industry Research Association latest Statistics Digest

Furniture Industry: Statistics Digest With the UK’s economy on the up and an overall increase in consumer spending, there is a positive tone to this year’s Statistics Digest, contains facts and figures specific to the furniture and furnishings industry from 2010 – 2013. Dr. Peter Beele, Technical Services Manager for FIRA International Dr. Peter Beele,[…]

  • 05 January 2015

05 January 2015

Bounce Back painting and decorating training centre for ex-offenders

Francesca Findlater, CEO at BOUNCE BACK: Bounce Back vans for their Decorating Service ñHelping people re-engage with the communityBounce Back acts as a ‘bridge’ between prison and full time employment. Bounce Back believes that everyone deserves a second chance so we train and employ people to make sure they get one. Getting people out of[…]

  • 05 January 2015

05 January 2015

Bounce Back painting & decorating training centre for ex-offenders

Francesca Findlater, CEO at BOUNCE BACK: Bounce Back vans for their Decorating Service “Helping people re-engage with the community Bounce Back acts as a ‘bridge’ between prison and full time employment. Bounce Back believes that everyone deserves a second chance so we train and employ people to make sure they get one. Getting people out of[…]

  • 05 January 2015

05 January 2015

Protan protecting Lakeland Climbing Centre roof from the weather

Lakeland Climbing Centre in Cumbria almost 30m high and thus subject to severe wind and weather loadings. 30 years-old roof needed replacing, but with minimal impact on the Centre Westmorland Flat Roofing’s solution was to use innovative vacuum roofing technology, unique to Protan, to overlay and secure Protan SE1.6mm single ply membrane to the 350m2[…]

  • 05 January 2015

31 December 2014

Demand for traditional Northcot Brick continues to make history

Northcot Brick factory in Brockley Blockley in Gloucestershire, the home of the Northcot Brick, one of the UK’s last remaining independent brick manufacturers, originally established by the Spencer-Churchill family in 1925. Northcot still takes clay from the same quarry used over the centuries. The outstanding blue lias clay consists of a sequence of limestone and[…]

  • 31 December 2014

22 December 2014

WF Senate will supply new Google owned Nest Protect products

Nest Labs home automation company Nest Labs home automation company was acquired by Google. It designs and manufactures sensor-driven, Wi-Fi enabled, self learning, programmable thermostats and smoke detectors, such as the Nest Learning Thermostat and Nest Protect. Nest Protect advanced smoke and Carbon Monoxide (CO) alarm provides spoken alerts on what and where the problem[…]

  • 22 December 2014

22 December 2014

Monitoring and managing emissions means greener transport

Route one to greener transport Some emissions management actions have to be long-term measures, such as vehicle procurement strategies. Others can be carried out in the medium term, such rigorous service scheduling and preventative maintenance. Steve Clarke, group marketing manager, The Fuelcard People:“Some emissions reduction measures can be implemented immediately. These include training personnel in[…]

  • 22 December 2014

22 December 2014

Protan single ply membrane for new roofs of award-winning development

Advocates Close development in Edinburgh’s Old Town Advocates Close development , Edinburgh Roofs installed: Curtis Moore Main contractor: Interserve Project architect: Morgan Mcdonnell Much of the £30million mixed-use Advocates Close development, in Edinburgh’s Old Town new is now roofed with Protan single ply membrane, because of its flexibility to accommodate roof types whilst delivering the[…]

  • 22 December 2014