Date archive forFebruary, 2016
By Editor On Thursday, February 25th, 2016
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More than 143,500 new build homes started – nearly double low point of 2009

The number of starts and completions on new build homes continued to rise last year to the highest level since 2008, new figures show. More than 143,500 new build homes were started up to December 2015 – a rise More...

By Editor On Thursday, February 25th, 2016
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Metrotile appoint Glenn Everest to lead training

Lightweight steel roofing company Metrotile UK has announced the appointment of Glenn Everest to lead its training operations. Glenn, who boasts more than 40 years’ experience in fitting lightweight steel roofing More...

By Editor On Wednesday, February 24th, 2016
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Student housing construction climbed to a five year high in 2015

Investment in student housing continued to grow in 2015, with contracts awarded to build more than 4,500 new student bedrooms, the highest annual amount in over five years. The total value of construction projects More...

By Editor On Friday, February 19th, 2016
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Comprehensive internal decorative cladding range from National Plastics

National Plastics, the UK’s largest independent trade counter network, stocks one of the industry’s biggest range of internal decorative cladding panels, helping tradespeople and DIYers alike to take advantage More...

By Editor On Thursday, February 18th, 2016
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Multi-million Hexham development provides affordable homes for local people

A new multi-million pound Hexham housing development is welcoming its first residents, delivering much-needed affordable homes for local people. Two Castles Housing Association, working alongside Esh Property Services More...

By Editor On Wednesday, February 17th, 2016
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Beating damp with Safeguard’s Dryzone Damp-Resistant Plaster

Dryzone Damp-Resistant Plaster is the latest addition to the Dryzone System of damp remedials and protection from Safeguard Europe – the UK’s leading specialist in damp- and waterproofing, and masonry repair More...

By Editor On Wednesday, February 17th, 2016
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Sapa Profiles supports SBC Renewables in developing UK’s largest single-span PV roof

Sapa Profiles UK has recently supported solar PV consultancy SBC Renewables in the development of what is thought to be the largest single-span roof site of photovoltaics in the UK.  SBC Renewables won the Solar More...

By Editor On Wednesday, February 17th, 2016
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Bosch launches new GSA 18 V-LI C Professional cordless sabre saw

Bosch has extended its range of 18 volt power tools to include a new ultra-compact cordless sabre saw. The GSA 18 V-LI C Professional combines a low weight of just 2.5 kilograms with high power to guarantee fast More...

By Editor On Friday, February 12th, 2016
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Leading experts highlight risk for residents in older apartment blocks

Smoke ventilation in communal areas can make all the difference between life and death, and repair and rebuild. One of the country’s best known smoke ventilation manufacturers, Whitesales, is pressing to highlight More...

By Editor On Friday, February 12th, 2016
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Apprentice Winner adopts BigChange technology to spring board growth

The Apprentice winner 2015, Joseph Valente, has selected BigChange’s JobWatch platform to accelerate the growth of Impra-Gas, the plumbing business he owns 50:50 with Lord Sugar. Impra-Gas is on a mission to More...