Retail-to-resi plan could ‘breath life’ into high streets

The British Property Federation (BPF) has welcomed the publication of a consultation that could see vacant high street shops converted into homes, but warned the government must learn lessons from similar office to residential proposals. The average high street vacancy... View Article

Finance is holding back aspiring home builders

A recent survey from BLP Insurance, the housing warranty insurance provider, showed that 54% of homeowners in the UK blame the lack of available funding as the key factor stopping them from building their dream home and nearly one in... View Article

Ultra Tile creates stylish first impression

Lancashire based Tile Style have refurbished an office block’s reception using Level IT one HDB, Pro-Rapid RS and FlexJoint from the award-winning manufacturer Ultra Tile. Having used Ultra Tile products for over 5 years, Tile Style are happy to endorse... View Article

Bellway Builds on awards success with latest NHBC Win

Bellway Homes Site Manager, George Carty from Cumbernauld has made it two winning years in a row, having secured his second NHBC ‘Pride in the Job’ Award. With a career in the construction industry that spans an impressive 26 years,... View Article

Greensquares: porcelain tiles for outside & in!

If you’re looking to give your next building project a magnificent, modern-looking finish, then porcelain paving is the perfect choice. These gorgeous tiles and paving slabs are made from real Italian porcelain, and they’re available for both indoor and outdoor... View Article

Trendsetting industrial style

With the trend for utilitarian interior design taking hold, Solus Ceramics introduces the stylish Replicate range, a concrete inspired floor and wall tile that embodies a modern industrial aesthetic. Replicate is influenced by urban architectural trends and industrial landscapes, and... View Article

Yeoman Rainguard ‘polishes’ up its colour range

In line with today’s market demands, Yeoman Rainguard, the UK’s market leader in Rainwater Systems has expanded its exciting colour range to now include a choice of metallic shades. The metallic colours have proven a popular choice for contemporary design... View Article

Growing CO alarm safety

New Regulations in Scotland are the latest to demand installation of carbon monoxide alarms in homes, improving occupant safety and raising the bar for other parts of the UK. Regulations for Northern Ireland are already in place which apply to... View Article