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Wellbeing in the workplace

Wellbeing is a bit of a buzz phrase at the moment: It covers health, happiness and what is generally good for us. Promoting it is crucial to office design and fit out as it’s proven that working in an optimum environment has a positive impact on productivity – happy members of staff make for better outcomes plus you’re more likely to retain key team players if you offer them an attractive working environment that meets all of their needs.

JTPump’s Sewage Pumping Stations

JTPump’s Sewage pumping stations and grey water pumping stations are ideal for use in areas where gravity flow is not available. Domestic sewage pumping stations come in all different sizes with single and twin sewage pumps handling 50mm solids. The domestic packaged sewage pumping station are designed to be Easy to install and come pre-assembled, and comply to  building regulations standards.

COBBLESTONE DESIGNS

Pebble Mosaics

Mark Currie and Maggy Howarth of Cobblestone Designs construct and install pebble mosaics for public spaces, parks and private gardens, using pebbles to produce unique decorative paving. Manageable sections of pavement are prefabricated for assembly on site. This method of construction ensures that the paving is very durable and and perfectly flat and safe for pedestrians.

P C Henderson introduces new Universal Telescopic System

P C Henderson, leading manufacturer of sliding door hardware systems, introduces Universal to its Telescopic range alongside the recently released Husky Telescopic system. Universal Telescopic is ideal for use with the Soltaire 120 system for top hung timber doors weighing up to 120kg. Telescopic systems allow all the doors to be linked together using toothed belt and pulley system so they move in a simultaneous action; they also incorporate the coveted ghost guide which keeps the area clean and free from trip hazards. 

IDEAL COMMERCIAL BOILERS TAKE CENTRE STAGE

Ideal Commercial Boilers has launched a brand new permanent exhibition stand at The Building Centre in Store Street, London, making it even easier for new and existing customers based around the capital to experience the company’s industry-leading, British-made heating solutions for themselves.

Flexible Resin Flooring

Pioneers in resin flooring, Veitchi Industrial Flooring are uniquely placed to provide the right solution that can be tailored to each installation.

Veitchi were asked to install the floor throughout a new build house in Aberdeen, achieving a durable and functional finish in the kitchen and circulation areas, whilst offering the looks and comfort expected in the bedrooms and living areas.

Diapo, a design and manufacturer of bespoke architecture-led interior products

Active since 2000, Diapo is a Design and manufacturer of bespoke architecture-led interior products specialised in distinctive bespoke feature staircase and high-quality architectural metalwork.

Located in Canning Town in the heart of East London, Diapo has evolved from a rooted passion for industrial design and engineering capable of manufacturing a great variety of high-quality products to meet the demands of an exacting clientele.

Fläkt Woods ReCooler HP is centre stage at Royal Northern College of Music

As part of the recent transformation of the Royal Northern College of Music’s Concert Hall, Fläkt Woods has supplied a range of highly efficient air comfort equipment, including three eQ air handling units, as well as two revolutionary ReCooler Heat Pumps.

CREATE A SPACE OF OUTSTANDING BEAUTY AND ELEGANCE WITH CLIMADOOR

Want to connect your indoor living space to your garden and enjoy the beautiful views? Would you like to live in a way that suits your lifestyle, making every bit of space work?

If you would like to transform your space; make your living area feel larger to accommodate a growing family, look no further than CLIMADOOR (www.climadoor.co.uk), the leading folding door specialists.

New Graphics Inspire Young Minds

High quality films from 3M have been used to transform the inner link courtyard at Garth Hill College in Bracknell into an inspirational and thought provoking area for both staff and students. Innovative graphical design specialists, Surface View, worked closely with the college and 3M Commercial Graphics to design, manufacture and install extraordinary, colourful and intricate artwork throughout a large covered space between the main buildings of the college.

Fabtops Ltd

Fabtops is a family run business with an excellent reputation; we specialise in the fabrication of DuPont Corian® and LG Hi-Macs throughout the UK and Ireland.

Solid surfaces are increasingly becoming the designers’ material of choice, in particular when a hardwearing, hygienic, non porus, seamless, low maintenance, renewable yet attractive surface is specified.

New garden joinery website and new Prestige product range from The Garden Trellis Company

Family owned Essex-based business The Garden Trellis Company has launched the definitive “one-stop-shop” website for garden joinery, combining bespoke joinery services with an online store for ready made products.

SYNSEAL’S WARMCORE DELIVERS TRUE INNOVATION

WarmCore is an innovative aluminium folding sliding door which incorporates a radically different product design approach to create a new high performance “warm aluminium” fenestration framing solution delivering peerless thermal performance to ensure end-user comfort, all year round.

Brighten up your Courtyards and Terraces.

Street design new modular planter system is available in powder coated Aluminium, brushed or mirror polished stainless steel, or Corten steel.   Integral benches offers easy installation requiring no ground fixings.  These modular planters can be supplied to any size or shape, giving all year round shrub planting.  Powder coated colours can be applied to match in with existing material finishes.

Ruskin launches natural ventilation business

Ruskin Air Management has launched a new Natural Ventilation business. Called Airolution, this service will provide complete natural ventilation solutions for commercial buildings including system design, supply of equipment, controls, installation and commissioning.

Hare Wall Panelling

Hare Wall Panelling is incredible value, easy to install Georgian style wood grain look panelling that will transform your home in hours. Our range is all you need to create stylish deep moulded panelling at a fraction of the cost of solid wood. They are already white primed to save you time.

SOVEREIGN® EcoBlade LED Uplighter

Sovereign® EcoBlade is a superb range of high performance LED uplighters designed around the very latest in LED technology. Available in a range of standard sizes with LED efficiency up to 130 lm/W making these high quality units ideal for most applications.

NEW PrimaPorcelain- The Maintenance-Free Flooring Solution For Indoor And Outdoor Living

Introducing the perfect design solution- maintenance-free PrimaPorcelain, the stylish alternative to indoor floor tiles and natural stone paving or flagstones from Greensquares. PrimaPorcelain is stain, scratch and slip resistant; a wipe clean will leave tiles and paving like new. 

VANIXA, Italian Home Flame, presents “The Sea Shell of Venus”

It is said that the ancient Roman goddess Venus, goddess of love, beauty and fertility, was born from a  very special sea  shell, probably designed by whom was to become her husband: the god Vulcan, god of fire, Mulciber “the one that softens the metal in the forge.”

BlazeMaster® CPVC Fire Sprinkler Systems

A sprinkler system that has proven its efficiency in the protection of lives and buildings globally is the BlazeMaster fire sprinkler system, utilising CPVC pipes and fittings. CPVC stands for chlorinated polyvinylchloride and is a plastic material which was developed originally in the 1950’s.

The Sita Siphonic Roof Drainage System “made in Germany” installed in England, draining English rainfall

Standing 38 metres tall, the new Coca-Cola Enterprises Ltd. high-bay warehouse is the current highlight of the extensive construction project in the English city of Wakefield. The installation of a Sita siphonic drainage system for the 6,000 square metre flat roof was a major challenge.

State-of-the-art Hopewood Park

Deciding on a look for a new build or renovation can be a seriously stressful experience for the end client, whether they be a self builder or a multi-national organisation. Many wrestle with the dilemma of using modern materials for a sleek and fresh look or the use traditional materials such as wood. Whilst natural wood cladding represents a sizeable chunk of the wall cladding and façade market place, it is an area that must be fully understood if you are to achieve the look you want for a long period of time.

KEMPER SYSTEM ENABLES BARNSLEY TOWN HALL TO KEEP HERITAGE INTACT

With its Portland Stone façade and its classical architecture, Barnsley Town Hall is one of South Yorkshire’s most distinctive landmarks and best loved buildings. When Barnsley Council commissioned a project to refurbish the roof as part of a programme of improvements to the building, Kemper System not only had to ensure that the roof was upgraded successfully without any disruption to council services but also had to complete the scheme without any impact on the rest of the building.

Remmers Industrial Flooring System Earns it’s Stripes

Remmers Industrial Flooring Systems have been used extensively as part of an expansion project to double the size of the manufacturing area at the Promat BD warehouse. Capeland Industrial Flooring were contracted to install 1800m2 of Remmers flooring system to the new extension that was being built to create additional warehouse space, as well as a requirement for 1200m2 of flooring to the existing machining area which was over 10 years old.

Reynaers helps open up prestige living to stunning views of the capital

Occupying one of the most prestigious locations in London, One Tower Bridge development by The Berkeley Group, in conjunction with the London Borough of Southwark, consists of nine blocks many of which are nearing completion and utilise Reynaers aluminium systems.

CREATE A SPACE OF OUTSTANDING BEAUTY AND ELEGANCE WITH CLIMADOOR

Want to connect your indoor living space to your garden and enjoy the beautiful views? Would you like to live in a way that suits your lifestyle, making every bit of space work?

If you would like to transform your space; make your living area feel larger to accommodate a growing family, look no further than CLIMADOOR (www.climadoor.co.uk), the leading folding door specialists.

SIKA SARNAFIL CHOSEN FOR WALKIE TALKIE’S CURVED WALKWAYS

At a dizzying 160m (525ft) tall, London’s distinctive Walkie Talkie building required an exceptional roofing solution. Fenland Roofing and Sika Sarnafil single ply were up to the challenge.

Designed by architect Rafael Viñoly and costing over £200 million, 20 Fenchurch Street is a 34-storey commercial skyscraper in London, known as the ‘Walkie Talkie’ building due to its top-heavy form. A large viewing deck, bar, restaurants and Sky Garden are included on the top three floors.

THE MANY ‘FACES’ OF WASHROOM WASHROOM

Innovative washroom manufacturer Washroom Washroom has created stand out facilities for one of London’s latest office developments, 27 Mortimer Street, by installing glass-clad cubicles to all faces.

The office, round the corner from Oxford Circus, was refurbished recently in a project overseen by Ben Adams Architects, with Washroom providing new washroom facilities on two floors. Working alongside Elev8 Interiors, a specialist interior-fit-out company, Washroom installed both male and female washrooms on the ground and second floors of the building in a sleek monochrome design.

Accoya® decking and cladding available from Metsä Wood across France

Metsa Wood has announced plans to launch Accoya® decking and cladding throughout France.

The decking and cladding ranges will be both available in a variety of colours including black, dark brown, grey and a translucent version. Both come with Accoya’s 50 years above ground and 25 years below ground warranty.

The decking range will benefit from invisible fixings and is double profiled, while the cladding range is texturised and comes with invisible face fixings.

tp bennett secures planning permission for Fair Havens Hospice

Fair Havens Hospice, designed by tp bennett, has been granted planning permission by Southend Borough Council. The permission is for a new hospice and landscaped gardens on the old Ekco Radio site in Essex.

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