- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -

Documentary looks to ‘change the culture’ within Scottish cladding sector

A film exploring the construction industry’s response to the Grenfell Tower disaster has been produced by a cladding firm with strong roots in Scotland. Made...

Sotech ‘breakthrough’ sees launch of new alternative to terracotta cladding

RAINSCREEN cladding specialist Sotech has launched an alternative to terracotta cladding called the Optima XTR Contour range. Named Contour in reference to an 'irregular, bespoke'...

Cladding panels offer first class solution at university building

CLADDING panels from Proteus Facades feature prominently on Nottingham Trent University’s (NTU) new centre for enterprise and innovation. Proteus explained that higher education providers are...
building supplies

Roofing and cladding contractors see rising workloads but material shortages intensify

NEW research has highlighted the impact of material and skills shortages and rising costs in the roofing and cladding industry. The NFRC/Glenigan State of the...
Paul McDevitt

The importance of a ‘golden thread’

FOLLOWING London’s Grenfell Tower disaster, a review by Dame Judith Hackitt made key proposals relating to the reform of building safety. This has resulted...
Highrise recladding

Re-cladding projects gather pace both north and south

BESPOKE cladding systems manufacturer MSP Facades has revealed  the business is seeing an increase in remediation projects – both north and south of the...
Senior University of Stirling Sports Hall Credit Keith Hunter

Aluminium solutions give new Stirling facility a sporting chance

ALUMINIUM fenestration solutions from Senior Architectural Systems have been installed at the new sports centre at the University of Stirling, with the building featuring...
Kawneer UK curtain wall facade

Designing curtain wall façades to accommodate building movement

By Gary Ledger, technical director at Kawneer UK THE interaction between a building’s façade and its structure is frequently ignored in the design phase but...

New Accies stadium is clad in success

WORKING under the guidance of MLA (Michael Laird Architects), façade specialist MSP recently completed a challenging cladding project for the historic Edinburgh Academical rugby...

Back to the future on Glasgow cladding works

LYNDON SGB is providing a comprehensive access package on a project to remove and replace ACM cladding panels from residential apartment blocks at Glasgow...

Cladding specialist shows support for sector with award sponsorship

CUMBERNAULD-based cladding specialist MSP Facades has announced it is showing its support for the sector with the sponsorship of the Best Refurbishment Project category...

Online hubs offer insulation advice

ROCKWOOL has created a series of technical resource hubs to help specifiers access information and advice on specialist insulation solutions.  The online hubs comprise passive...

Powder coating offering launches in Scotland

VIVALDA Group has launched an offering called Prism Powder Coating – described as Scotland’s most accredited PPC applicator and one of only a handful...

Procast lands massive North Lanarkshire housing upgrades contract

STRATHAVEN-based Procast has landed a £32.5 million contract to improve homes in North Lanarkshire. The four-year programme will involve roofing, rendering and insulation upgrades to primarily...

Construction law specialist calls for more protection for consumers over cladding ‘crisis’

A Scottish construction law specialist has warned that consumers need more protection amidst the cladding 'crisis'. The New Homes Quality Board has recently been formed...

Video series aims to stimulate debate on cladding topics

NON-flammable cladding specialist Vivalda Group has announced it is producing a series of videos to improve the construction industry’s understanding of issues such as...

Building a solution to urbanisation

With limited resources and a changing climate, how can we build a healthy and sustainable urban future? Here, Nick Cowley, MD of aluminium building...

The cladding issue must be addressed immediately

By Eric Curran, a partner of DM Hall Chartered Surveyors, based in the firm's Glasgow office THE Grenfell Tower tragedy horrified Britain. Subsequent enquiries have...

Kilmarnock-based business joins hub supply chain framework

HUB South West has welcomed Kilmarnock-based Hugh LS McConnell to its supply chain framework as a new Tier 1b contractor partner. This means the company,...

Façade access strategy is collaborative process

By Mohamed Merchant, an associate director at TÜV SÜD Dunbar Boardman FACADE access is not limited to cleaning, as it must also support other maintenance...
We're looking for feedback on our website

It should only take 5 minutes to fill in and we'd really appreciate your feedback.