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windows and doors

High specification windows and doors from AluK are at the heart of a recently completed residential development on Cardiff’s Bute East Dock which combines both new build apartments and affordable homes.

Schooner Wharf is the first open market scheme to be developed by Cardiff Community Housing Association (CCHA), who were working in partnership with main contractors Morganstone.

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Fire rated panels

New designs and Class 1 fire rated panels from Fibo UK drew interest from Housing Associations and other providers at the Chartered Institute of Housing’s annual conference and exhibition at Manchester in June.

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Marano railings

A new range of innovative and easy-to-install railings have been unveiled by leading railings supplier F.H. Brundle.
The stunning Marano railings include pre-assembled aluminium posts, available in square and round profile, with a satin anodised finish. The system can be installed with or without a rectangular or oval top rail.  

 

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London's Iconic Trellick Tower

Crittall Windows has been selected to manufacture and install replacement steel fenestration for one of London’s most iconic high-rise residential blocks.

Trellick Tower remains a major symbol of the Brutalist architectural style of the 1970s. With its distinctive separate lift and service tower, connected to the main structure by aerial walkways, the 98-metre-tall, 31-storey edifice is a significant landmark in West London.  

 

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Modul'Up T.E.

The problem of damp subfloors is a general issue in the market, yet the current flooring solutions available result in a long, complex and costly installation process. However, Forbo Flooring Systems has launched a new easy, economic and hassle-free solution which can be installed directly onto damp subfloors: Modul’Up T.E.  

Forbo launched its adhesive-free sheet vinyl collection Modul’up in 2018, but has since been continuing to develop a version suitable for installation over damp subfloors with up to 97% RH.

 

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Flooring research booklet

Kingspan Insulation has published a new white paper assessing how different floor insulation specifications can impact cost and floor-to-ceiling height in home refurbishments.

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Fibo's Titon wall panels from its Traditional Range

Fibo UK has achieved a Class 1 fire rating on its Grey Concrete, White Tile Silk and Titan bathroom wall panels.

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