Leading engineering consultancy, Hilson Moran, calls upon student community for their predictions @HilsonMoran

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Hilson Moran has launched a design competition asking students in the engineering sector to explore how they think the design and construction of the built environment will change in the next forty years. The competition is one of a series of events and initiatives taking place throughout 2017 in celebration of Hilson Moran’s fortieth anniversary year: ‘Future Forty looks forward to Hilson Moran’s next 40 years in design and construction, and considers how the industry will look in 40 years’ time. 

New visualisations give first look at redeveloped Unity Theatre


Unity Theatre has worked with Liverpool based architects, K2, and contractors and social enterprise Vivark, to deliver the ambitious £845,000 Build Unity Better redevelopment project, which will transform the front of house spaces, and enable the theatre to be more environmentally and financially sustainable.

Klober to sponsor UK Roofing Awards

Roofing Awards logo

Klober is proud to announce that it will be among the sponsors of the 2017 UK Roofing Awards at London’s Park Plaza and which this year will be hosted by popular BBC broadcaster Steph McGovern.

Covering 1​4 roofing disciplines, criteria assessed by the judging panel include degree of difficulty, workmanship, aesthetics, problem-solving, health & safety and each project’s environmental qualities. Klober General Manager Kevin Williams commented, “These awards recognize outstanding projects and technical excellence and play a major part in raising awareness of the work being done by so many to drive up standards. As such, therefore, we are proud to play our part as a sponsor”.

Cromapol – flat roof repair for instant waterproofing


Cromapol is a high performance, single coat, reinforced roofing compound which offers exceptional flexibility and provides instant waterproofing on virtually any flat roof material  without risk of wash-off.  It provides instant waterproofing, even on damp surfaces and in most cases without the need for a primer. It will bridge small cracks so, with sizes from 1kg up to 20kg and colours including white, grey and black it can be used on almost any type or size of job. Available through an extensive network of roofing and builders merchants call 01977 663133 for details of a stockist near you.

Klober to sponsor Builders Merchant News Awards


Klober will be sponsoring the ‘Training Initiative of the Year’ at this year’s Builders Merchant News Award and, according to Marketing Manager Andrew Cross are delighted to have found a category which fits so well with the company’s ethos in the roofing sector. He commented, “Klober has a long-standing commitment to the provision of training for contractors and merchants. The company is committed to developing business through merchants so one of our overriding aims is to promote best practice and quality. Sponsorship of such high profile awards can only help stimulate awareness of what we do as they put all that is best in the merchant sector in the spotlight. To be playing a pivotal part in them is an exciting prospect, not least because we have further new products being launched throughout the year. ”



Saracen Interiors has announced a run of contract wins at the end of 2017’s first quarter putting the award winning, workplace consultant on track to complete almost 100,000 square feet of fit out and refurbishment work in the coming weeks.

All of the wins are first time clients for Saracen and were won in competition, with big brand names like Samsung, Call Credit and Giraffe Restaurants featuring in the mix. The company will complete a fast track office fit out for Samsung in Brentford, while undertaking sizeable fit out projects for both Call Credit and owners of Giraffe, Boparan in London. Other wins include a fit out for Mobeus Equity Partners in London, an office refurbishment for Lockheed Martin in Gloucester and an office refurbishment for energy and environmental technologies global leader, Babcock & Wilcox in Telford.

Architecture, design, technology and fashion collide at Vision 2017 built environment expo @visionldn

Left to right: Code-Structed Skins (Zaha Hadid Architects) and Canopia (Studio Saxe)

Visitor registration is now open for Vision 2017, the UK’s premier show spanning the built environment profession, offering industry intelligence on products, materials, trends and technology across the market. Aimed at architects, designers, specifiers and their clients, Vision provides an international focus for innovative products and solutions, bringing together thousands of industry professionals for two days of learning and conducting business.

Klober expansion adds wall and underfloor vent range @KloberLtd

Airbrick and Z Liner comp

As part of its continuing expansion and specialisation, ventilation manufacturer Klober has introduced an extensive range of wall and underfloor vents. Designed for both new build and refurbishment projects, this includes through-the-wall and drill vent sets, weep and face fit vents, interlocking airbricks, liners, extensions, converters and ducting. Products provide general background ventilation or be used with fires and central heating and are available in up to five colours. For plumbing installation work, products are also supplied with elongated spigots for ease of attachment.

Hitachi launches first RAC R32 range @hitachiairconUK @hitachiheating


The drive to ban greenhouse gases in air-conditioning equipment has provided the majority of air conditioning manufacturers the drive to develop products using alternative technology to improve performance, and Hitachi is no exception.

Hitachi is pleased to announce its latest RAC products for 2017, which includes its first R32 Summit range.