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Wrightstyle has completed work at the refurbished offices of WS Swift, which provides domestic and commercial heating services and design development in building services engineering. A range of fire resistant glazing was manufactured and installed, including their unlatched fully glazed fire doors.
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Combining the results of a survey of social housing professionals with in-depth interviews and desktop research, the project examines the factors that are driving change in social housing design and build. And whether these factors are different now than they were 10 years ago.
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Epwin launches social housing research Epwin Group is proud to announce the launch of its latest research project ‘Building for the Future – Social Housing’. Combining the results of a survey of social housing professionals with in-depth interviews and desktop research, the project examines the factors that are driving change in social housing design and build. And whether these factors are different now than they were 10 years ago.
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Commissioned by the Humber NHS Foundation Trust, Townend Court provides state of the art facilities within a safe, secure landscaped environment. The scheme incorporates full anti-ligature techniques and a Seclusion Suite.
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The Tower of Love, perched on the Blackpool seafront was designed by dRMM and incorporates Lignacite’s planished Roman Brick, a product developed in collaboration with the architect.
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The second phase of Canning Town’s Rathbone Market redevelopment comprises 165 new homes, 12,000 sq ft of retail space, a new community building and two new public squares, one forms the centre piece of the finished scheme and permanent home for Rathbone Market, and the other a new landscaped entrance to the existing subway beneath the Newham Way.
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KLIC is the new £6m medical facility located at the Milton Keynes University Hospital campus. Lignacite’s dark grey Roman Brick brings a perfect contrast to the white Sto render and was deployed in a higher volume at Kings Lynn Innovation Centre (KLIC) due to the superb quality and contemporary feel it brings to the palette of materials.
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‘With a feeling of permanency and robustness...’ The £8m University of Buckingham’s Academic Centre, situated at the Milton Keynes University Hospital, was completed in February 2018. Designed by Feilden+Mawson architects from their Norwich office, Partner in Charge and Lead Designer Philip Bodie, deployed Lignacite’s Roman Blocks within the design’s elevations.
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Are we still in the dark when it comes to daylight design?
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British manufacturer, Renderplas, has supplied over 38km of PVC external render beads for the magnificent multi-billion dollar Wynn Palace resort in Macau, widely known as the ‘Las Vegas of China’.
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Renderplas PVC movement joint beads were critical components in the successful rendering of Treliske Retail Park in Truro, Cornwall.
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Renderplas were extremely happy to learn their products had been chosen to help create raised planters in the ITV gardening show 'Love Your Garden', early in 2018.
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Strong and sustainable, Renderplas PVC render beads are creating clean, contemporary details to the rendering of regeneration projects by Cruden Homes in the East End of Glasgow.
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Safety is core to children's needs in SEN schools. That's why Contour design and manufacture bespoke anti-ligature radiators to protect children.
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The 2018 Red Dot Award Winner Skywalker gives a brand new perspective on office space lighting. With a touch of magic, the design team from Above and Fagerhult’s skilled engineers managed to go beyond possible
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Ready to refurbish your radiators and radiator covers in your school? Here are ten reasons why Contour's heating solutions prevail.
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Unsure whether to invest in radiator covers? Here are eight of our top reasons why radiator covers could benefit your health or education environment.
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Contour would like to announce their latest recruit, Jess Davies, a first-class trainee project surveyor with experience in architecture.
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Wrightstyle is shortly to supply advanced glazing systems to a £7.5 million state-of-the-art care home being built by Deeley Construction.
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Westminster Stone will be exhibiting at Stand A23 of The Landscape Show 18-19 September. Showcasing our renowned reproduction paving and flooring products.
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Visitors were asked to guess how much bacteria was in one perspex box at the Design In Mental Health Show 2018. The results, and the winner are now in.
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A radiator cover interior that hasn’t been cleaned, combined with the convection process, forms the perfect condition for the multiplication of harmful bacteria. Find out how Contour's LST radiator covers can improve hygiene in schools.
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Discover the importance of colour psychology and find out what the best options are for colour LST radiator covers in your learning environment.
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In May Soundtect launched its latest acoustic product; Freestyle. This new exciting product is a lightweight semi-rigid highly impressive acoustic absorber with complete design flexibility for the commercial, education and hospitality sector.
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Read our step-by-step guide to cleaning your radiator and its cover thoroughly to minimise the spread of bacteria and improve hygiene in your environment.
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Wrightstyle has recently completed three elevations of structurally-glazed curtain walling measuring over 50 metres in length as part of recent work on the eastern ticket hall of Crossrail's Farringdon station.
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Wrightstyle has introduced a new door system that provides 90 minutes of integrity and insulation (EI90). New - thermally broken fully glazed fire door.
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