• Helifix concealed repairs restore failed arches at Hook Norton brewery

    Helifix concealed repairs restore failed arches at Hook Norton brewery

    The 170 year old, Grade ll listed, Hook Norton Brewery in Oxfordshire, was suffering from internal and external cracking due to the failure of 15 brick arches. This was caused by the decay of internal timbers and movement of the surrounding brickwork. Helifix were specified for the project. HeliBars were bonded into mortar beds above

  • Improving air quality with Flowcrete’s M1 Comfort Resins flooring

    Improving air quality with Flowcrete’s M1 Comfort Resins flooring

    Flowcrete UK has successfully achieved the M1 standard of emissions classification for its Comfort Resins flooring collection. This certification means that architects, specifiers and facilities managers can choose to install these finishes, safe in the knowledge that the floor will contribute to a healthier indoor environment for the end-user. Finland’s Building Information Foundation RTS developed

  • Recycling Redesigned, by Method Recycling

    Recycling Redesigned, by Method Recycling

    Method has continued to receive industry attention for its innovative recycling bins. Designed to be out in the open, Methods signature 60L Recycling Bins are coded with information to help users to separate their waste, while complementing modern aesthetics. As the desire for sustainable design continues to grow, Method has made recycling and sustainable practice

  • Loft gets Ultratop by Mapei treatment

    Loft gets Ultratop by Mapei treatment

    Mapei’s impressive Ultratop range features two ideal coating products for creating highly original decorative interior floors and walls with classic pronounced effects: the course grained Ultratop Loft F for a materic effect and the fine-grained Ultratop Loft W for a mottled result. Creating floors subjected to intense pedestrian traffic in areas such as hotels, cafes,

  • Plaza Lineal® goes public

    Plaza Lineal® goes public

    AG has launched a brand new premium paving product, Plaza Lineal® , answering industry demand for a flagstone that is durable, versatile and strong whilst possessing an aesthetically pleasing plank-like appearance. Plaza Lineal®, a premium water-etched, lightly textured, granite aggregate paving that is 120mm deep comes in a range of rectangular dimensions and six colours

  • Securefold folding door hardware

    Securefold folding door hardware

    Meca Welding, a small family run Blacksmith company based in Belgium, has recently specified P C Henderson’s Securefold folding door hardware for the renovation of a pool house at a residential property in Shilde, Belgium. Specialising in the creation of wrought iron windows and doors, Meca Welding worked with the owners of the property to

  • GEZE solution is just the ticket

    GEZE solution is just the ticket

    Laser precision proved to be just the ticket in the redevelopment of Telford’s bus station where the latest GEZE technology has combined efficiency with passenger safety. The travel hub – part of the Telford Shopping Centre – has undergone a £1.9 million refurbishment and transformed an “out-of-date” terminus to a light and airy atrium geared

  • Enhanced student living courtesy of Metal Technology

    Enhanced student living courtesy of Metal Technology

    Capital Quarter Cardiff student accommodation is a sterling example of premium architecture that is practical without compromising on quality. The project brings together an impressive collection of multi-functional systems from architectural aluminium systems’ company, Metal Technology. With a project value of approx. £1.725million the accommodation features Metal Technology’s System 17 capped curtain walling with a

  • A Method to Recycling

    A Method to Recycling

    How a New Zealand design company is helping to increase recycling rates in the UK. While many of us make an effort to recycle at home, our behaviours can often change at work. New Zealand design company Method investigated reasons for this and discovered factors that impact the disparity between home and work habits. Since