Forbo Flooring Systems has refreshed its popular Luxury Vinyl Tile (LVT) collection, Allura, in response to the growing trend for combining shapes, sizes and colours to create contemporary floor spaces. By playing with scale, direction and combinations across the range, the manufacturer has introduced new tile shapes and sizes that are ideal for use across the hotel, leisure and retail sectors.

Tower Bridge is an iconic symbol of London, an image recognised around the world. When repairs to the lifting sections, walkways and approaches became necessary, only the best materials would do. Contractor Infallible Systems chose IKO Permatrack to renovate the walkways, approaches and tower bases.

The TTA Awards 2017 once again provided a great showcase for the tiling industry. This year the Awards, hosted by Emma Jesson, took place at the Radisson Blu Portman Hotel in central London. The winners of 22 categories were declared during the course of the evening – six of these being determined by public vote, the rest being adjudicated by the TTA’s panel of expert judges.

The city of Istanbul has welcomed the addition of a new, out-of-this-world dining, shopping and entertainment complex. Watergarden, located in Istanbul’s Atasehir district, focuses on gastronomy, retail and entertainment.

Gatic Civil Drainage market-leading slotdrain channel CastSlot was recently specified for remedial works at a Co-op distribution centre in Avonmouth.

Dark and freezing cold mornings are tough at the best of times, but the weather can be particularly challenging if you’re working outdoors on construction sites or in houses under renovation. A heated office is a distant luxury for the tradespeople out there, but kitchen and bathroom worktop specialist, Maxtop, have pulled together some tips to ensure you survive the rest of the winter.

Surface care solutions, from FILA’s award-winning Green Line, have been specified as part of an extensive tiling project at Cumbrian Homes’ exclusive Carleton Manor Park development. The project, by Penrith Tile Centre, includes porcelain and stone surfaces from Ca’ Pietra, Marshalls Tile and Stone Interiors and Verona. FILA Cleaner was used to carry out the initial clean on all surfaces – and specified for ongoing maintenance - whilst porous stone surfaces were sealed with solvent-free FILAW68.

A selection of Remmers flooring systems have been installed at the new Food Distribution Centre for Pallas Foods (now part of Sysco) in North County Dublin.

Manchester Arena, managed and operated by SMG Europe, is one of the busiest venues in the world and the largest indoor arena in Europe.

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