The Grade II Listed transport route is one of the world’s longest steel arched bridges, connecting Runcorn to Widnes over the River Mersey.
The changes have been brought about after concerns in the industry that some of the material is not meeting the standards of BS 1088:2003: Marine Plywood, defined to ensure a high quality material. The Timber Trade Federation now requires all of its members to comply with BS 1088, stating that products must be of suffient[…]
The product was specified for its range of colours, patterns and surface finishes that were not previously available in the UK. The metal is designed for use on architectural and building applications due to its inability to rust when exposed to water and high level hygienic qualities, making it suitable for use in interior and external[…]
The company offers stainless steel sheet in a range of colours, patterns and surface finishes such as mirror, scotch brite, hairline and cross-satinising. The material is designed for architectural and building applications due to its inability to rust when exposed to water and can be used for interior and external cladding, signage, decorative and protective panels.
The research found that value growth in the SIPS market and rising volume demand for open panel timber frame will continue to drive healthy growth for off-site manufacturers and timber suppliers in 2014. Wood panels are set to continue to gain share as housebuilders increasingly adopt timber frame as a more cost effective method of[…]
LDN Architects were the winners of the evening in recognition of its design work on the Abbotsford Visitor Reception Building, a £3 million home constructed almost completely in timber. The property features a specialist timber frame with weatherboard cladding and curtain walling to external walls and includes a range of sustainable features which contributed to[…]