06 May 2015

Waterproof and concrete solutions at Evolving Concrete

Evolving Concrete will be held in response to industry demand for an event targeting specifiers, contractors, consultants and architects. Sika will have a strong presence at the show taking place on the 6th and 7th May. Sika’s stand (V3) has been designed to intrigue visitors – a ‘concrete’ box constructed of MDF coated in Sikalastic[…]

  • 06 May 2015

06 May 2015

Decothane Ultra provides non-disruptive liquid roof membrane

It was determined the roof required a waterproof coating after a series of leaks and water ingress problems. Decothane Ultra was chosen as a non-disruptive solution by Midlands Roofing Services, as the City Council requested that work be carried out while the building was in use. Decothane Ultra was used to minimise disruption in the[…]

  • 06 May 2015

05 May 2015

Focus on interior design, bricklayers, insulation and climbing buildings

BLOG from Howard Chapman, Editor of Buildingtalk Follow Buildingtalk on Twitter Plus subscribe for free for the weekly online Buildingtalk newsletter Whats new in building – read the latest Buildingtalk newsletter I am looking forward to the Vision London exhibition at Olympia 2-3 June. 100 key figures from the architectural and wider construction community will[…]

  • 05 May 2015

05 May 2015

Natural ventilation provided to new London primary school

The new, 48,000ft2 three storey school has been constructed entirely from cross laminated timber and has attained its environmental assessment through its use of sustainable materials, high insulation levels, and natural ventilation. The primary school is the first to be commissioned by the Diocese of Westminster in 40 years. Gilberts – a UK specialist in[…]

  • 05 May 2015

05 May 2015

Cavity drain membrane system specifed to waterproof a basement

An iconic fire brigade building at Birmingham’s Lancaster Circus has been converted into halls of residence, with the ability to accommodate over 450 of Aston University’s students. Triton’s Platon P8 cavity drain membrane has been installed to waterproof the building’s basement To make it fit for its new purpose, the building had to be waterproofed.[…]

  • 05 May 2015

05 May 2015

Counter Terror Expo successful for GGF

The Counter Terror Expo was held between the 21st-22nd April at the Olympia Exhibition Centre in London. It featured over 300 exhibitors showcasing the latest counter terror technology and solutions. The Counter Terror Expo was held over two days at the Olympia Exhibition Centre in London. James Lee, Head of GGF Group Marketing and Communications[…]

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01 May 2015

Matt paint used to replicate Georgian interior for a historic home

Johnstone’s Flat Matt was used to re-create a period aesthetic for Fenay Lodge Located on the outskirts of Huddersfield, Fenay Lodge is a Grade II Listed property which has recently suffered from a roof leak. The leak caused damage to the stairs, hall and landing of the 18th century property; in light of this, it[…]

  • 01 May 2015

01 May 2015

Movable walls & partitions offer acoustically sound flexible space

Flexible use of space CE Solutions offer a total service from design through to manufacture, installation and on-going maintenance. They can advise on new and innovative design ideas as well as all standard requirements and layouts, providing a wide range of products in various finishes including fully customised options. To meet a growing demand for[…]

  • 01 May 2015

01 May 2015

Acoustic partial flooring installed in exclusive development

MCT specified the flooring throughout One Hyde Park – a 630m2 apartment in Knightsbridge, London – to maintain the maximum possible floor-to-ceiling height, while still being able to run all the services beneath the flooring. FHB acoustic partial access flooring is developed by Knauf, specialist manufacturer of lightweight building materials and systems. Despite the substrate[…]

  • 01 May 2015