Proteus Facades Brings New Life To Abandoned Building

A derelict building on the edge of Northampton city centre has been transformed into a striking 21st century educational facility, thanks in part to mirror-polished, perforated panels from Proteus Facades. What was once the Royal Mail Sorting Office on Barrack Road, has now been redeveloped into an iconic school featuring a reflective Proteus SC Perforated Stainless Steel façade. After closing…

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Belvin builds UK ‘Home of the Year’

One of the latest grand designs built by Lincolnshire based Belvin Construction has been named ‘Best Individual New Home’ at the 2019 LABC Building Excellence Awards. Barrow House, at Hatcliffe, is a bespoke, contemporary home that’s set within the Lincolnshire Wolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The house was designed by ID Architects in Grimsby and built by Belvin Construction.…

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Designer contracts enhances sustainable product offering with eco-engineered underlay

Designer Contracts, the UK’s largest flooring contractor, has launched a brand new, sustainable underlay made from recycled plastic bottles. An eco-friendly alternative to PU foam, felt and rubber underlay, SpringBond is manufactured in the UK and made from 85 percent recycled fibres. Designer Contracts worked closely with the manufacturers to exclusively develop the underlay product for the new build market.…

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PW-Aroma introduces Scentaura fragrance diffuser range

Leading air-freshening innovator P-Wave® has launched a new fragrance diffuser range under its recently created PW-Aroma brand. Produced in partnership with manufacturer Carpex, the Scentaura range of fragrance diffusers are ergonomically designed, discrete and user friendly. “Ideal for anyone looking to offer an up-market experience in their venue, the new PW-Aroma Scentaura fragrance diffuser range features advanced micro-diffusion technology, operates…

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Sales spike across Herald’s biodegradable range

Quality disposables manufacturer and supplier, Herald has reported a spike in sales of its cornstarch cutlery, along with other products in its bidegradable range. The cutlery, which looks and feels like plastic, is natural and completely decomposable. Launched by the company in a bid to meet the growing demand for greener goods, it has enjoyed a surge in popularity since…

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Altro’s patient-centred ethos boosts wellbeing at Hillingdon Hospital

Altro revisited Hillingdon Hospital, London, to see the lasting impact of products used to create patient-centred, healing, safe and homely environments in several departments. The Paediatric A&E was transformed just over three years ago. Architect and healthcare specialist interior designer Georgia Burt of GBS Health worked closely with the hospital, lead designers Oxford Architects and with Altro on the project,…

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