Cross Laminated Timber was used to deliver a solid structure and energy efficient building, whilst 100% of wood products supplied were legal and sustainable,’ attaining 96.3% PEFC certified timber by volume.
Incorporated around a durable galvanised steel frame, the Rapidplan 3000 system can be adapted to any specification and stacked to form two or three storey buildings.
The introduction of a £385,000 Fiber laser cutting machine will allow the company to open two new product lines, create two apprenticeships and at least nine jobs over the next few years. The company has won a grant of £80,000 towards the capital cost of the new equipment from the Green Bridge Supply Chain Programme,[…]
The Grade II Listed transport route is one of the world’s longest steel arched bridges, connecting Runcorn to Widnes over the River Mersey.
Iroko monoliths have been supplied in order to produce a contemporary look around flower beds and seating areas, providing minimal risk of splintering with its smooth edges.
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[…]