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Welsh Slate Helps With a Steep Learning Curve

Architect Gareth Sullivan has turned an awkward plot into an award-winning home. WELSH SLATE WAS specified for the roof of an architect’s challenging but award-winning own...

Returning St Joseph’s School to its Former Glory

GENERATIONS OF SCHOOL children have attended St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School in Willesden so when a fire destroyed its roof, it was a blow...

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The Key to Sustainable Inner Strength? It’s no Mystery

Comprehensive Tyvek® and AirGuard® systems create a robust, airtight and energy-efficient building envelope... inside and out. TYVEK HAS ALWAYS been a star performer, but now...

Practical Evolution

FOUR DECADES of pioneering innovation will become five in 2020 with Hambleside Danelaw’s latest roofing development. The Danelaw brand has, throughout its 50 years’ history,...

INDUSTRY NEWS

Scottish Insulation Maker Completes £37m Factory Upgrade

SCOTTISH insulation manufacturer, Superglass, has completed a £37m factory upgrade at its site in Stirling. The upgrade of the site, which was completed on-time and...

RIBA Urges Next Government to Regulate Construction Over Climate Change

The Royal Institute of British Architects has urged the next government to set new standards for new and refurbished buildings as part of its 2019...

Scaffolding Company Turns out in Support of Colleague

A SCAFFOLDING company which works across Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire turned out in support of a colleague and ex-serviceman on Remembrance Sunday. Royston Scaffolding Ltd was...

Demand for Spider Lift Hire Doubles

THE DEMAND for the hire of spider lifts has doubled in the last two years, according to a report on the powered access equipment...

Most Companies Provide Bad Prescription Safety Eyewear

MOST COMPANIES are providing inadequate prescription safety eyewear to their employees, despite conducting risk assessments and believing they had issued the correct specification, according to...

Institute of Roofing Invites All to Traditional Clay Tiles CPD

THE INSTITUTE OF ROOFING is inviting all those interested to its next regional event in the West Midlands. A Continuing Professional Development (CPD) presentation of...

ROOF TRAINING GROUP NEWS

Roof Training Groups Working Together to Promote Roofing

THE WALES NATIONAL ROOF TRAINING GROUP (WNRTG) and Yorkshire Independent Roof Training Group (YIRTG) have joined together to promote roofing in a series of...

Congratulations to Somerset Roofing Trio

ROWSELL ROOFING, a long-established Somerset roofing contractor, is celebrating their newly qualified apprentices: Zac Hopkins, Tyler Mason and Sam Ellis. All three apprentices have successfully...

PROJECTS AND CASE STUDIES

One of Britain’s Biggest Straw Buildings Completed

ONE OF THE biggest organic straw-buildings in Britain, and an architectural piece of innovation constructed of just five main materials, is ready to throw...

PEOPLE

LRWA Student of the Year 2018 Shortlisted for National Award

A FORMER LRWA Specialist Applied-Skills Programme (SAP) trainee, who was named Student of the Year 2018, has been shortlisted in the Construction Industry Training...

AWARDS AND EVENTS

Ambitious World Architecture Festival Project Shortlist Revealed

A NUMBER of ambitious projects have been revealed as part of the shortlist for the Future Project Award at the World Architecture Festival. This year’s...

Winners Revealed at the 2019 LRWA Awards

THE WINNERS of the 2019 Liquid Roofing and Waterproofing Association (LRWA) Awards have been crowned at a gala dinner in Liverpool. More than 300 people...
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