• Mental Health in Construction - Suicide Risk
    Mental Health in Construction: Resources and Helplines Mental Health in Construction: Resources and Helplines

    Mental Health in Construction: Resources and Helplines

Mental Health in Construction: Resources and Helplines

Mental health is a huge issue in construction. Here we publish some useful resources for individuals and organisations in the construction industry who need support or want to do something to help improve the awful statistics.

Construction is also a highly […]

  • tree house roof waterproofing
    Treehouse Roof Waterproofing: Luxury, Longevity and Sustainability Treehouse Roof Waterproofing: Luxury, Longevity and Sustainability

    Treehouse Roof Waterproofing: Luxury, Longevity and Sustainability

Treehouse Roof Waterproofing: Luxury, Longevity and Sustainability

We’ve published a new case study about waterproofing the Tree House on the Lake, a luxury lodge on the Clowance Estate near St Ives in Cornwall.

The two-bedroom, 70m2 forest retreat was built by Blue Forest, […]

  • Flat Roof Survey Core Sample
    Intrusive Flat Roof Surveys – Why you need one and what is involved Intrusive Flat Roof Surveys – Why you need one and what is involved

    Intrusive Flat Roof Surveys – Why you need one and what is involved

Intrusive Flat Roof Surveys – Why you need one and what is involved

In this article we look at intrusive surveys, what they are and why you should consider having one on your flat roof, using the recent survey of a court building as an example.

 

If you or your client are at […]

  • #IanClimbsKMJ Ant Middleton endorses the flag
    #IanClimbsKMJ Update: Flags, Celebs and More #IanClimbsKMJ Update: Flags, Celebs and More

    #IanClimbsKMJ Update: Flags, Celebs and More

#IanClimbsKMJ Update: Flags, Celebs and More

Remember back in November we told you about our specification manager Ian Dryden’s initiative to climb Mount Kilimanjaro? We’re back with an update on his […]

  • Premier Inn St Helier Jersey: Credit Jersey Evening Post
    The Challenge of Multi-Material Roof Design The Challenge of Multi-Material Roof Design

    The Challenge of Multi-Material Roof Design

The Challenge of Multi-Material Roof Design

Designing roofing with multiple materials is very satisfying but it can be a challenge in terms of risk. This article looks at what you can do to execute your design vision with honesty to materials and still achieve a […]

  • Roofing Awards 2019 Finalist
    Iconic Listed Gilbert Scott Church shortlisted in #Roofingawards19 – Vote For it to receive the Industry Choice Award #RA19YouDecide Iconic Listed Gilbert Scott Church shortlisted in #Roofingawards19 – Vote For it to receive the Industry Choice Award #RA19YouDecide

    Iconic Listed Gilbert Scott Church shortlisted in #Roofingawards19 – Vote For it to receive the Industry Choice Award #RA19YouDecide

Iconic Listed Gilbert Scott Church shortlisted in #Roofingawards19 – Vote For it to receive the Industry Choice Award #RA19YouDecide

This year everyone once again gets a chance to vote for their favourite project in the 2019 Roofing Awards, an industry-wide event that recognises and rewards outstanding standards of workmanship and safety within the UK roofing industry.

We’re delighted that […]

  • House fire by Adam Belles (creative commons)
    Flat Roof Fire Performance: What architects need to know Flat Roof Fire Performance: What architects need to know

    Flat Roof Fire Performance: What architects need to know

Flat Roof Fire Performance: What architects need to know

At the start of the year a fire broke out on the roof terrace of the new Ivy Restaurant in Manchester. You’ll see many photographs and videos of the fire available on social media, as the restaurant is surrounded […]

  • select natural slate - siga product finder
    Helping the industry to Select Natural Slate Helping the industry to Select Natural Slate

    Helping the industry to Select Natural Slate

Helping the industry to Select Natural Slate

SIGA Natural Slate, one of the largest suppliers of natural slate in the world, has launched a new website with a unique Product Finder feature which helps select the right slate options for any project in the UK.

The ambition […]

  • The Old Toll House Stratford
    Protecting Britain’s Heritage: The Old Toll House, Stratford upon Avon Protecting Britain’s Heritage: The Old Toll House, Stratford upon Avon

    Protecting Britain’s Heritage: The Old Toll House, Stratford upon Avon

Protecting Britain’s Heritage: The Old Toll House, Stratford upon Avon

The Old Toll House is a ten-sided, Grade 1 listed Toll House which sits next to Clopton Bridge, a Scheduled Ancient Monument in historic Stratford upon Avon. It was built in 1814, originally to collect tolls, and was then used for […]

  • Standing Seam Membrane Roofing at Baxter Green
    Standing Seam Membrane Roofing on Luxury Housing Developments Standing Seam Membrane Roofing on Luxury Housing Developments

    Standing Seam Membrane Roofing on Luxury Housing Developments

Standing Seam Membrane Roofing on Luxury Housing Developments

Standing Seam roofing is becoming increasingly popular on new housing developments; it is attractive and compliments contemporary designs. Not all standing seam roofing is metal however. Here’s a luxury housing project which we’re working on where the standing seam […]