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The winners of the UK Roofing Awards were announced at a ceremony hosted by BBC’s Steph McGovern at the Hilton London Metropole on Friday 13th May 2016.


The winners are:

RCM Products

Our products are designed for quality and performance, adding to this our very competitive pricing RCM is specified by a growing customer core of architects and engineers. In addition to offering the right products at the right price RCM’s high level of service provides the complete package. Whilst RCM grille manufacture follows the established market prerequisite for aluminium fabrications in square, rectangular and round formats, a choice of core and border styles can be offered to enhance both architectural and functional requirements. The grille range at RCM Products offers a wide variety; options include square, rectangular, heavy duty, linear, floor and door, along with bespoke products. Our range of options means we are able to build any type of grille you may require.

The RCM range of ventilation louvres offers a number of options; acoustic, moveable blades, louvre doors, tower louvres and natural ventilation. The louvre range is made to very exacting standards and is available in our full range of colours.

Our famous Punkah Louvres, whilst not a true louvre has been installed in a number of very high profile locations including Concord and The Louvre Paris. These are supplied, to amongst others, MOD Procurement for a number of applications across the armed forces.

Louvre faced diffusers manufactured from extruded aluminium, are offered by RCM in square, rectangular and round formats. Swirl diffusers and linear slot ranges offering standard 20mm, high capacity 25mm and perforated plate diffusers are just a few of the designs from a comprehensive range on offer from RCM. Also available is our Air Track high capacity slot diffuser, it is designed to combine a particularly high air handling capacity with maximum flexibility and is suitable for either sidewall or ceiling applications. The system is very flexible and can blend into an interior arrangement or provide contrast with its exceptional but simple design.

Here at RCM Products we pride ourselves on our flexibility and are more than happy to undertake special bespoke projects and would be delighted to discuss the options with you. We work with a variety of materials, as well as aluminium we can offer stainless steel, brass, bronze, chrome and nickel coated finishes alongside as unlimited range of colours. RCM has the unique ability to manufacture most grilles and louvres to any shape or size, for larger projects we will also design specific extrusions for you.

RCM Products provides a wealth of experience in technical, manufacturing and product development fields, enabling RCM to offer our customers a choice of products most suited to their needs and manufactured to the highest standard.

Customer Service – Before, during and after. We believe that our customers are the most important element within the business. Our proactive approach ensures that you will receive the highest possible service from RCM Products. Customer satisfaction is key to us, we treat all our customers with respect and with a professional attitude thereby creating a successful and enduring partnership, safeguarding the longevity of our company through repeat and referral business.

Call or email us today to discuss the products and services RCM can offer you. Our Sales Team are waiting to assist you on 01234 843303 and


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Final funding secured for five star Buxton Crescent Hotel & Spa

International property and construction consultants, Gleeds, has helped Derbyshire County and High Peak Borough Councils secure the final funding package for the long-awaited Buxton Crescent Hotel & Spa redevelopment, giving it the green light.

BlueDiamond™ Fit and Forget Condensate Pumps

Supplying internationally to markets across the world, BlueDiamond™ has seen continued success within the condensate removal pump market. Continued investment in house product development and manufacturing processes has allowed BlueDiamond™ to not only keep up with demand but to develop a range of condensate removal pumps that resolves a list of common failings and weaknesses faced by architects and installers on a regular basis.

Defeat rising damp with super simple Safeguard Dryrod

Guaranteeing correct damp-proofing delivery each and every time, the new Dryrod damp-proofing rods from Safeguard Europe – the UK’s leading specialist in damp- and waterproofing, and masonry repair solutions – are claimed to be the fastest, cleanest, easiest and most effective rising damp treatment on the market.

Lincoln Court, Maida Vale

Beautiful timber windows by Mumford & Wood have been specified by Cluttons, the notable property company, in the extensive and luxurious refurbishment of Lincoln Court, Maida Vale.

Ronafix – a new image but the same quality, strength and performance

Ronafix has long been established in the construction industry as a quality polymer admixture; its reliability, performance and consistency making it a firm favourite with clients, specifiers, contractors and distributors.

Ronafix is the worldwide number one product specified for major and minor projects throughout the world and has full BBA certification.

Medite Tricoya Is The Ideal Treehouse Solution

The Quiet Tree House, the focal point of this year’s Ideal Home Show, will feature a supporting plinth and decorative window grills made from the extreme durable MDF, Medite Tricoya.

New pre-formed lead covered dormer in development

The Lead Sheet Association has been working to bring a new product to market in response to demand from housing developers.

The innovative dormer covered with British Standard lead could bring a range of benefits to your housing development including improved speed of installation and factory made quality control.

The VEKA UK Group is ‘Secured by Design’ across the board

The VEKA UK Group is committed to supplying some the most innovative and technically-advanced products on the market and is proud to have been awarded the ‘Secured by Design’ accreditation right across its VEKA and Halo product ranges, in addition to already holding the accreditation on its Bowater Doors range.

Eurostove introduce the Craftsbury by Hergom

Leading manufacturer and supplier of wood burning stoves in the UK, Eurostove, has introduced the beautifully crafted but highly functional model Craftsbury from their Spanish supplier Hergom. The Craftsbury design is traditional and elegant with pure lines and a textured cast iron surface, but this belies a highly functional stove that is designed to be easily placed at any position in the home.

Hanson coloured concrete brings projects to life

Hanson Concrete’s new range of coloured ready-mix concrete provides unrivalled depth and quality of colour.
The Colourcrete range uses durable colour fast liquid pigments formed from iron oxides which disperse easily in the concrete mix. The concentrated liquid pigment, supplied by Hanson’s partner, Sika, produces a high intensity of colour in the concrete.

SIMONSWERK Achieves Academy Status

As part of a major refurbishment programme, the West Wing of London’s Royal Academy of Arts has been renovated and upgraded for use by the New York-based Pace Gallery. High spec hinges from SIMONSWERK UK have helped Pace to set up its offices at the gallery in a compact space without compromising on working surroundings.

A discreet flykiller to complement contemporary front of house areas

P and L Systems – We understand the extensive planning and time that goes into architectural design and how this can be subsequently compromised as a result of unsuitable fixtures and fittings. Old fashioned and unsightly flykillers often spoil the contemporary design of buildings, don’t let this happen with your next design project!

Lincoln Scheme Benefits from PE Piping

GPS PE Pipe Systems has supplied PE piping as part of Anglian Water’s £44 million investment in a new raw water reservoir and water treatment works in Lincoln.

Stainless Handrail Systems Ltd introduces new balustrade products to the UK

Stainless Handrail Systems Ltd, a leading designer, manufacturer and installer of stainless steel and glass balustrade solutions based in Walsall in the West Midlands, has secured exclusive rights to sell two market leading products in the UK along with a third already successful product.

Colwall Steel Fabrication Solutions turns architectural metalwork designs into reality

Employing skilled craftsmen and using modern day manufacturing techniques including laser cutting, Colwall Steel Fabrication Solutions produce high quality bespoke decorative structures in sheet metal and fabrications in stainless steel, aluminium and mild steel, turning architectural metalwork designs into reality.

A Cheaper Alternative to Supalux, Masterboard and Glasroc


Enviroboards ranges of fireboards are composite boards that are designed to carry the combined properties of wood based panels and those made of gypsum, cement based and calcium compounds. Made from magnesium originating from basic magnesium chloride and oxide providing a strong bonding and crushing strength that acts in the same manner as concrete. Plant fibres comprising of saw dust are incorporated together with fibre cloth to offer added tensile strength, absolutely no chemicals are used in the production of the boards.

New Todd Doors brochure showcases wide range of contemporary and classic door designs

Leading independent door retailer Todd Doors Ltd has launched an impressive array of new products and services in their glossy 2013/14 catalogue which is also available online. The new 256 page brochure now offers one of the broadest ranges of quality timber doors and ironmongery available in the UK.

Choonwondang Oriental Clinic & Museum / Doojin Hwang Architects

The Doneui-dong/Nakwon-dong area of Jongno, where the Choonwondang Oriental Clinic & Museum is located, is twisted, complicated, and narrow, a ‘bowel’ in the city of Seoul. The streets are too confined for construction vehicles to pass through; shabby love hotels are everywhere; cheap eateries sell cold noodles for just under 4 US dollars; the area still evokes its own past, a once infamous red-light district called Jongsam. As you enter the area, the clock seems to run back twenty or thirty years. An ideal location for a Seoul film noir, one may think.

Kevin Stamper

21st Century Furniture IV – A Selling Exhibition

Where: The Millinery Works Gallery Islington
When: 10th Feb – 10th Mar 2013

Only every other year does the largest collection of contemporary fine furniture exhibit in London. This is the very rare chance to see the latest innovations from a British Movement revered across the globe.


Leading one-stop-shop building products manufacturer Steadmans has supplied materials for a new warehouse at Robert Summers Transport in Leven, Fife.

Grimshaw releases video update on the construction of Pulkovo Airport in Russia

Grimshaw have recently unveiled a video update on the construction of Pulkovo Airport, St Petersburg (The video can be viewed through the vimeo link below). The architects were chosen for the project back in 2007 which looked for a design that would provide the home for international and domestic flights into and out of the capital.  The project is scheduled for completion in December 2012.

Full Steam Ahead With Cembrit Shingles

Eastern White Cedar shingles from leading roofing specialist, Cembrit, have been used in a quirky refurbishment project, which has seen two railway carriages integrated into a holiday home. The carriages form part of the accommodation and the white/grey shingles are the ideal roof covering to complement the unique appearance of the carriage while ensuring that the roof performs to modern performance standards.

BOLLES + WILSON receive an ‘International Architecture Award 2012‘ for the design of a new headquarter for a concrete plant in Erwitte, Germany

The ‘International Architecture Award’ is annually awarded by the ‘Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design’ and the ‘European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies’ and is considered as one of the most prestigious international awards for innovative and outstanding design. The rewarded BOLLES+WILSON design of a new headquarter for a concrete plant in Erwitte (Germany) emerged from an invited competition in 2011 where it won a first prize.

Tom Faulkner Ltd Decorex Stand F180

Tom started working in steel in the early nineties and opened his first workshop in Wiltshire in 1995, designing and making original pieces of distinctive metal furniture. Although much has changed since, the same values with which he started are still in place today.

Canary Wharf Group starts construction of 25 Churchill Place

Canary Wharf Group plc (“Canary Wharf Group”) has commenced construction of 25 Churchill Place at Canary Wharf, central London, which is to be the new office headquarters of the European Medicines Agency.

Two cranes have been erected and the slip formed concrete core will soon start to appear on the Canary Wharf skyline. This 20 storey 500,000 sq. ft. building will provide the local economy and construction supply chain with thousands of much needed jobs.

Fireco … FM Sector’s leading Fire Safety Consultants at TWM

Fireco‘s dynamic Building Consultancy Division is delivering integrated, effective solutions to the FM sector through their unique blend of specialist building consultancy skills and services that includes Access Audits, Energy Surveys, Fire Safety Consultancy and Training, Building Regulation, Construction, Design & Management (CDM), Listed Buildings and Asbestos Consultancy Surveys.

Fireco are working with some of the FM sector’s leading companies and major UK organisations, such as the BBC and EDF Energy, delivering effective fire safety strategies that include Fire Risk Assessment, Training and Consultancy Services through their team of fully qualified fire safety consultants.

Fireco’s stand will also be absolutely BURSTING with exciting new products and exclusive sneak previews of future developments! There’ll be demonstrations of their award winning wireless fire safety products including Dorgard, Freedor and their ground-breaking DMS (Deaf Message Service).

For more product information contact Fireco on 0845 241 7474
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Ahoy Land Lovers! – Introducing the Porthole Mirror and Mirror Cabinet

At a time when many mirrors and mirror cabinets, from modern to period style recreations all tend to look very similar, the Porthole Mirror and mirror Cabinet, from ‘Chadder & Co’, makes for a visually striking focal point for any land lovers bathroom.

‘Chadder & Co’, one of the most revered brands in traditional bathroom products, drew their inspiration from their links with the yachting and marine industry to produce this totally unique and beautifully engineered bathroom piece.

The 535mm diameter polished metal mirror costs £510 and has a wealth of exterior details guaranteed to extend the time of any house guests visit to your bathroom! As functional as it is fun, the cabinet comes with two useful shelves and costs £1,068.

ATG Access Announce Milestone Collaboration with Ameristar Corporation

CoBaCo Group, owners of the ATG Access brand & business units, announced today that they have sold the exclusive distribution rights and manufacturing licence for North America to Ameristar Security Products (A Division of Ameristar Corp.) a Tulsa registered Corporation.

Lillington, N.C. based ATG Access Inc. (part of the CoBaCo Group) engineer and produce high security vehicle barriers, traffic management systems and ram raid deterrent bollards which can be seen in situ in most major cities and venues globally.

ATG Access’s entry control solutions together with Ameristar fence, gate, and vehicle barrier offerings, provide Ameristar customers with the most complete perimeter security solution in the North American market.

This collaboration continues the strategic development of ATG Access’s business globally. ATG have also developed a global manufacturing capability in the Gulf and Asia over the last 2 years enhancing the ability to support its clients worldwide.

The anti-terror and ram-raid deterrent bollard systems are designed to withstand the force of a heavy goods truck driving at up to 50 miles per hour. It is little wonder ATG Access sits firmly in the bracket of the world’s specialist provider of physical security solutions.

ATG Access’s Managing Director Glenn Cooper said “This agreement forms another part of the strategic development of ATG Access’s international presence. Our products and services are in great demand in the European, Gulf, American and Asian markets. Agreement and collaboration will increase our penetration in North America and its influenced markets; there is no better home for our technology than with the Ameristar Corporation”.

Fred Hutchinson of Hutchinson Law Group, Raleigh NC and Jonathan Watkins –of DLA Piper provided legal advice to the seller.