Combination Edge Insulator

Insulated floor/wall junctions and potential weakness?

The provision of insulating mediums under or on top of floor slabs and to all slab edges reduces heat loss and improves the acoustic behaviour of the structure. But the question arises of whether edge insulation presence contributes towards conventional oversite membrane termination providing a weakened arrangement via which air or contaminated land gas might[…]

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Itec Contract Floors

Extra style focus on acoustic flooring for education

Itec Contract Floors provides installers with a single source for all their acoustic flooring needs, perfect for those on the search for a smart, sound-reducing choice in education and student accommodation environments. Itec’s acoustic flooring stable is split into four popular collections: Optimise Timber, Silento Timber and Silento Design, available for immediate delivery up and[…]

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Yegin Industries Designs New Floor to Score Sales and Employee Satisfaction

Sports court style flooring provides Yegin Industries with the ideal space to showcase products. Flowsport chosen for the project thanks to its durability and design potential. The interior design elements of Yegin Industries’ new facility were a key priority. Flowcrete has created a floor that will help Yegin Industries bounce, dribble, volley and dunk its[…]

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Altro safety flooring

Altro’s first adhesive-free flooring for low slip risk areas is tough time-saving solution at Warrington Hospital

New Altro CantataTM, the company’s first adhesive-free flooring for areas with a low slip risk, is already demonstrating its capabilities at Warrington Hospital, providing a tough time and cost-saving solution in a busy non-clinical corridor. Lee Bushell, the hospital’s acting head of capital projects, said: “The service corridor is an area that gets an enormous[…]

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Altro Xpresslay brings fast turnaround and cost savings at 27 new build schools

The proven cost and time saving credentials of award-winning Altro LooselayTM technology has lead to Altro XpressLayTM safety flooring being selected for installation in 27 new schools being built in the North East of England. Galliford Try is building the new schools as part of the Priority School Building Programme (PSBP). Galliford Try has a[…]

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Altro resins break new ground on North Herts College new campus

Altro resin flooring is providing the ultimate in colour, flexibility and durability on an award-winning, £10 million refurbished campus at North Hertfordshire College, in Hitchin. Altro FlexiflowTM and Altro MultiScreedTM EP Naturals have been used within the multi-functional hub space on the new campus, which links three teaching buildings. The award-winning design for the new[…]

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Altro sets clinical standard for new medical centre

Altro’s flooring and wall cladding systems are proving their clinical capabilities in a new state-of-the-art primary healthcare facility in Maidstone, Kent, where safety and infection control are paramount. Redeveloped from an existing building by main contractor Willmott Dixon Interiors, Albion Place Medical Centre combines a local GP practice with services provided by Kent and Medway[…]

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Flowcrete UK Presents on Polished Concrete at London Build 2016

At this year’s London Build, Flowcrete UK (stand C64) will be giving attendees a sneak peek into its new polished concrete and coloured screeds range as well as showcasing its recently unveiled Comfort Resins collection. Taking place at the London Olympia from October 26th-27th, London Build provides the capital’s construction professionals with the ideal opportunity[…]

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Superior Flooring Products For Superior Living Spaces

Carleton Manor Park is an exclusive new housing development that offers luxurious family homes of the highest quality.  In order to showcase the high-end, aspirational feel of the development, the showhome was proudly designed and created and all of the high quality products used throughout were carefully considered. Dural UK’s CI+ Anti-Crack Matting, Micro Joint[…]

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Paving the way for a luxury car manufacturer with a luxurious eye for detail

Nestled deep within the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region of eastern France lies Automation Vénissieux – a huge outlet containing many world leading automotive brands and their showrooms. In May 2016, Jaguar Land Rover opened the doors to their new showroom.  However, by March local suppliers were unable to fulfil their requirements for their resin bound paving.  In[…]

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New deal sees Siniat acquire EOS Facades

EOS Facades, a leading innovator in light gauge steel construction, is pleased to announce that the company has been acquired by the prominent dry construction solutions company, Siniat. The acquisition follows a decade of significant investment in developing the EOS Facades product and service range, underpinned by investment in state-of-the-art design and manufacturing technology, coming[…]

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Micro Joint Infill

Micro Joints – The Discreet New Way To Protect Tiles Installed Over Underfloor Heating Systems

The popularity of underfloor heating systems has increased significantly in recent years, as they provide a cost-effective, comfortable, unobtrusive heating solution for millions of homes.  However, these systems often cause movement between the subfloor and the top substrate in the form of expansions and contractions.  Failing to accommodate for this movement will almost certainly result[…]

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EOS Facades on a roll!

One of the UK’s leading specialist metal roll-forming companies, EOS Facades, is expanding its section capability with a significant investment in new roll-forming machinery that has been specially commissioned and shipped halfway around the world to the manufacturing facility in Newton Aycliffe, County Durham. Originating from New Zealand, this Howick machine along with four others[…]

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New Cross Joints by Dural

Movement accommodation is a serious consideration for architects and installers when laying hard flooring. Heated floors, large format tiles and difficult substrates all put extra stress on tiled flooring. A major challenge in managing these stresses occurs when a subfloor design creates a need for surface movement joints to intersect. Creating a required four-way junction[…]

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Flowcrete Presents its Educational Flooring Formula at Education Estates 2015

On stand A6 at 2015’s Education Estates exhibition, Flowcrete UK will be demonstrating to designers, builders and operators of educational facilities how its comprehensive range of resin solutions can be used to create fully optimised, fit-for-purpose floors for both new build and refurbishment projects. Within an educational facility the floor needs to meet a multitude[…]

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Childs Play

A refurbishment of a boutique children’s clothing store in Spain – immediately demonstrates just how dramatically choosing the right tiles can dramatically shape an environment (be it retail, commercial or at home). Whinfell ‘light’ tiles have been used on the exterior for a crisp, clean and contemporary finish (yes, they can be used outside as well[…]

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hygienic wall cladding

Altro flooring & wall cladding on cutting edge of excellence at new university science centre

Altro flooring and wall cladding are providing a total, high-level solution of hygiene, safety and contemporary style at a new state-of-the-art science and engineering centre at the University of Wolverhampton. Designed and equipped to offer cutting-edge teaching and research facilities to future scientists, the new £25m Rosalind Franklin Building has been fitted with Altro WhiterockTM[…]

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New surface gets to grips with slips on external steps

Thermapply, a unique non-slip surface application specifically designed to eliminate slips, trips and falls at outdoor public and commercial spaces is now available. The product, which is manufactured in the UK by Thermedia, has been developed in response to the general state of concrete, tarmac and chequer-plate surfaces and directly addresses these slip issues. Thermedia believe[…]

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Altro FlexiFlow

Altro Flexiflow works for dramatic Brighton office space

Innovative Altro FlexiflowTM resin flooring is providing a practical yet visually appealing solution to a challenging space in one of Brighton’s most unusual and striking office buildings. Built in the 1980s, Sovereign House has recently undergone extensive refurbishment, and has been transformed into a dramatic, modern space with a spectacular glazed atrium at the heart[…]

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Flowfresh Floors Attain HACCP International Certification

Global resin flooring manufacturer Flowcrete Group Ltd has secured International HACCP Certification for its Flowfresh range of antimicrobial enhanced polyurethane floors. This certification means that food and beverage producers operating a Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) based food safety programme can specify flooring materials, safe in the knowledge that they will meet the[…]

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