FAQ: Dumbwaiters & Service lifts

In this blog post we’ll clear up some of the most common questions we’ve heard about Microlift dumbwaiters and service lifts. Read on… What is a ‘service lift’? These lifts go by various names including dumbwaiter, kitchen lifts, catering lifts, service lifts, trolley lifts,... View Article

20 Soho Square

Location – London, UK Total Area = 6,000 sq m Ventilation System = CAM-C Direct Expansion Underfloor supply air and underfloor return air 2016 – Refurbishment Neo-classical building with a stunning Portland stone facade and colonnade. The underfloor system features... View Article

Roof Extension in a Victorian Terraced House

The problem Our client wished to extend their privately owned terraced property in Battersea, London, from 2 floors to 3 floors to gain another bedroom and en-suite. However, this meant that additional fire safety measures would have to be implemented... View Article

Brewster Bye is at home with new housing framework wins

Leeds based Brewster Bye Architects has been appointed onto seven frameworks that will deliver hundreds of affordable homes throughout the UK over the next 12 months, which reinforces the firm’s position as one of the UK’s leading architecture practices in... View Article

New images show demolition of Euston towers

The latest images from the HS2 site at Euston show contractors at work on top of the two 1970s towers at the front of Euston station – with 4 floors already removed from the two huge office blocks. Grant Thornton... View Article

High demand training courses offered by Mapei

Mapei’s purpose-built training facility, located opposite the UK Headquarters in Halesowen, West Midlands, cements the company’s commitment to providing ongoing support to its customers and construction professionals through courses across various product lines and specialisms. Situated at Mapei’s Midland House,... View Article

Industrial legacy retained and renewed with Crittall

An industrial building that was a hub of printing, graphic arts, photography and the music industry during its illustrious 90-year history has undergone a 21st century transformation with Crittall Windows ensuring that it retains its traditional aesthetic. Herbal House, close... View Article

Expona Design- Mix, Match, Play

Polyflor, the UK‘s commercial vinyl flooring specialist, is delighted to announce the relaunch of Expona Design, their premium heavy commercial Luxury Vinyl Tile collection. The new collection now features 30 stand out shades, including 24 brand new designs that incorporate... View Article

Luxury London living at new Stratford Plaza

Minutes from the centre of London sits Stratford Plaza, a new luxurious £80m Telford Homes Plc development, built to a very high specification, complete with Knauf AMF acoustic ceilings. Stratford Plaza is situated within the New Commercial Quarter, overlooking Olympic... View Article

Basildon estate customised with Kingspan Kooltherm

A new build estate of bespoke modular houses, under construction as part of one of the UK’s most ambitious regeneration programmes, is benefitting from the outstanding thermal performance of Kingspan Kooltherm K110 Plus Soffit Board. The Beechwood West estate forms... View Article

A new hope

A pioneering cancer treatment centre in Manchester saw international architects HKS harnessing high-tech methods for attacking tumours using proton beams, while providing a human-centred facility. James Parker reports Proton beam therapy is an advanced and highly precise form of radiotherapy... View Article