Building Elements

Moves to bring clubhouse and changing room facilities in line with Llanishen Rugby Club’s brand new, state of the art 3G pitch were potentially out of reach until they approached Henry Howard Finance. Unseen additional excavation costs had stretched their…
James Jones & Sons’ Timber Systems Division, the maker of the UK’s market-leading I-Joist system, JJI-Joists, has entered into a partnership with specialist building and protection materials manufacturer Ockwells, which will see it recommending Ockwells’ Stairwell Hatch System to all…
Frying Pan Alley – the street name conjures a Dicken’s novel and was certainly home to ironmongers and braziers in the past. Now it is the location of Chapter Spitalfields student accommodation block, rising majestically above the busy streets below…
Johnstone’s Trade introduces new Air Pure – an innovative bio-based wall and ceiling paint that actually purifies indoor air, helping architects and designers respond to increasing calls for improved air quality in buildings.
Google the British Board of Agrément and the results will most likely detail how the organisation represents the ‘gold standard’ of construction product approval schemes, with BBA Certificates awarded only to the highest quality systems and solutions. It is widely…
The development of a new garden city on former MOD land at Bicester, Oxfordshire, is including a large number of homes built and certified to Passivhaus standard, with the specialist company involved making extensive use of Magply boards for three…
As an Adjudicator Nominating Body (ANB) RICS has a duty to ensure its panel of adjudicators can handle real life practical problems, such as managing the timetable and challenging parties and dealing with allegations about conflicts of interest. In recent…
Homes throughout the UK may be at risk from rising damp despite being equipped with chemical damp-proof courses (DPCs), according to research from Safeguard Europe – the UK’s leading specialist in damp-proofing and waterproofing technology.
Leading construction connector manufacturer Simpson Strong-Tie has upgraded its Building Safer Structures 2019 seminar, approved by the CPD Certification Service and Engineers Ireland.
Highly skilled test experts at the British Board of Agrément proved their versatility when a market-leading manufacturer of wood care products submitted a range for BBA Certification.

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