Waterproofing Design

Recent years have seen a drastic change in how waterproofing design has been approached. Gone are the days of architects undertaking the waterproofing design role.  British Standard 8102:2009 Code of Practice for Protection of Below Ground Structures Against Water from the Ground (BS8102:2009) recommends that every design team/waterproofing project incorporates a Waterproofing Design Specialist.

Expanding market for brick slips

The rising popularity of brick slips is evident from the growing number of companies now selling them. Once considered a niche product, the speed and flexibility brick slips offer has made them a popular choice across the building industry as a whole and has resulted in a rapidly expanding market. Eurobrick has been supplying brick […]

The Perfect Jacket and Trouser Combination For Winter – From Snickers Workwear. @SnickersWw_UK

Stretch-comfort Work Trousers and Hi-Tech 37.5® Work Jackets for optimum weather-protection on site Snickers Workwear is continually improving its working clothes with superb new stretch Work Trousers and Hi-Tech Jackets. With great fit and superb value for money, the brand new comfort fabrics woven into Snickers’ newest street-smart Work Trousers deliver enhanced freedom of movement […]


Following extensive research and testing over the past two years in the UK and Scandinavia, this year PoolLock is excited to introduce its new HeatLock Thermofoam canvas with enhanced insulation properties. Thanks to the foamed insulation layer applied to one side of the canvas, heat transfer across the membrane is reduced by a factor of […]

Ecodek @ecodek

British manufacturer Ecodek have been producing their unique Wood Polymer Composite boards system for over 14 years. In 2017 alone, the production of ecodek® material consumed more than 3600 tonnes of recycled plastic milk bottles and sustainably sourced hardwood fibres. ecodek® boards are available in three profiles, two finishes and five colours, so suitable for […]

Installation advice to help prevent condensate pipes freezing and long-term damage to property

Paul Greengrass – Business Development Director at Pump House explains the challenges and solutions available for disposing and routing boiler condensate. Amendments to the building regulations back in 2005 effectively made condensing boilers compulsory for both new build and boiler upgrades. The impact of this has led to condensate routing challenges and exposed pipework freezing.

Manchesters’ Latest Hotel

Aluminium systems supplied by UK leading facade company Aluprof, have been specified for the recently completed Hotel Indigo Manchester.  Located next to Victoria station, at the junction of Todd Street and Corporation Street, the new Hotel Indigo project comprises of a new fourteen story, modern rotunda tower, adjacent to an existing, now sympathetically restored Grade […]