15 May 2015

Bespoke fire doors chosen for Surrey golf club

The stained, ebony ash veneered doors featured a bespoke curved steel inlay design. These were specified to complement the contemporary interior design of The Lodge – an eighteen room, boutique hotel set in the Surrey countryside in the grounds of Kingswood Golf Course. The Lodge has eighteen individually styled, contemporary rooms. Kingswood’s 6,900 yard course[…]

  • 15 May 2015

15 May 2015

Brick manufacturing increases due to housing demands

Brick production during 2014 year rose 17% compared to 2013, totalling 1.8 billion bricks – demonstrating how the brick industry has reacted to meet increased demands from house builders. The Brick Development Association – which represent 99% of the UK brick manufacturers – have estimated that output numbers will rise to 2 billion bricks in[…]

  • 15 May 2015

13 May 2015

Effective solutions for reverberation noise

Hush Acoustics has developed various solutions to reduce reverberation noise to a minimum. Reverberation noise can be disruptive in many types of building. Hush was recently involved in a project to reduce reverberation noise at a golf club bar, styled with chic timber flooring, painted masonry walls and a painted soffit. The high-tech absorbers were[…]

  • 13 May 2015

  • 12 May 2015

12 May 2015

Insulated glass façade installed in £6m Research Centre

The Babraham Institute is an independent charitable life sciences institute, based in Cambridge. The new Bennett Building is an energy efficient bio-incubator centre that houses both laboratory and office facilities, specifically designed to accommodate growing companies. DLS ECKLITE SC system is the first of its kind to be installed in the UK. DLS ECKLITE SC[…]

  • 12 May 2015

12 May 2015

Bespoke column casings specified to complete WW2 memorial building

The National Memorial to ‘The Few’ is dedicated to those who fought in the skies to protect Britain from invasion during the Second World War. The site, which is maintained by the Battle of Britain Memorial Trust, sits on the white cliffs between Dover and Folkestone. It has recently been extended to include ‘The Wing’,[…]

  • 12 May 2015

12 May 2015

Breather membrane offers discreet protection against UV damage

A period coach house, which accommodates a growing family, has benefited from the construction of a two-storey extension. Located in Long Ashton, Bristol, the property’s new structure was erected as part of a self-build project. To ensure the aesthetics of the new build were sympathetic to its surroundings, a Western Red Cedar cladding system was[…]

  • 12 May 2015

11 May 2015

New open cell ceiling system boasts contemporary aesthetic

A Tricell system was designed to fit Santiago Airport’s “Y” shaped departure lounge Tricell has been designed to provide an alternate cell pattern for a monolithic aesthetic. The system allows for easy airflow management and rapid smoke extraction; these are crucial attributes in high traffic areas, such as airports, shopping centres and commercial offices. Easy[…]

  • 11 May 2015

11 May 2015

Roofing contractors benefit from Sika Sarnafil’s product launches

The events were designed to give contractors a first-hand look at Sika Sarnafil’s new products The events were held at Sika’s Centres for Excellence in Preston, Dunblane and Welwyn Garden City. Attendees were given the opportunity to take part in interactive workshops, which were run by the company’s dedicated applications team. Live demonstrations and presentations[…]

  • 11 May 2015

11 May 2015

Vinyl tiles improve safety in award-winning care home

The interior design of Anya Court has been developed around encouraging active, independent living that creates a specialist dementia community in which residents will feel at ease. Expona Commercial luxury vinyl tiles in Grey Pine 4063 installed in Anya Court care home’s Juke Box Café. Galaxy Flooring installed 1300m2 of Polyflor flooring, providing stimulating and[…]

  • 11 May 2015