Civic centrepiece

Ceramic granite cladding panels were used to provide a crisp finish for a new landmark community hub in a historic part of East London. Building Products reports.

Stair manufacturer confidence on the rise

A new survey among UK timber stair companies has revealed ambitions for significant staff increases in the year ahead. In a poll of British Woodworking Federation...

Light fantastic

Manufacturer Rodeca showcases its product offering with a number of high-profile case studies where its translucent building materials have been utilised to great effect.

London office construction hits seven year high

Office construction in central London has grown by 18% in six months and hit a seven year high according to a survey by Deloitte...

Diverse workplace

Lisa Jane Risk, national chairman at The Association of Women in Property, argues that although diversity in construction is gradually improving, support networks still have vital role to play in ensuring skilled staff remain within the sector.

Versatility in walling

Maccaferri looks at how the humble Gabion has found widespread use in construction projects the length and breadth of the country since its introduction in the late 1900s.

North West leads new build residential sector in Q3

The North West residential sector saw a significant boost in the number of new build properties commissioned in Q3 this year, leading all regions...

Balancing act

Simple precautions, such as the installation of a thermostatic mixing valve (TMV), can cut the risk of injuries from scalding and infection from legionella, argues Roger Crabb, marketing manager at Mira Showers.

Reynaers launches slim profile aluminium system

Reynaers has launched the Slim Line 38 series aluminium window and door system. SL 38 and SL 38-HI are now available and are designed to...

Spreading roots

John Bosworth, partner and head of planning at Ashfords LLP, examines some of the current issues surrounding planning requirements for basement extensions.