Max-Top wins the race against time at Haydock Park


One of the North West’s leading racecourses, Haydock Park, has recently refurbished its Final Furlong Bar to include Max-Top Quartz surfaces on its bar tops.

CJM Maintenance Solutions Limited managed the project and selected the Black Onyx Sparkle worktop for the bar due to its durability and stylish finish.

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Composites are Changing Architecture and Design


Renowned experimental architect, Achim Menges, recently said carbon fiber is the architecture market’s biggest untapped resource. He added that carbon fiber in architecture represents a paradigm shift that could create a fourth industrial revolution.

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Yeoman Shield’s new Guardian


Yeoman Shield’s new Guardian Twin Handrail was installed as part of the ward refurbishment project recently undertaken at Barnsley Hospital, South Yorkshire.

A 350+ bed hospital built in the 1970’s and serving a quarter of a million people in the Barnsley area, the hospital demands a constant regime of maintenance throughout its premises. 

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The Bedding World – Wool Makes a Come-back.


Forget the old heavy wool blankets of years ago say hello to the new generation of luxury wool duvets, mattress toppers and pillows and get ready for a refreshing and remarkably comfortable sleep- night after night. And the very British and much-loved Southdown sheep with their teddy bear faces provide the perfect wool for the finest range of wool bedding.

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Imperial Bricks provide a seamless transition between old and new at landmark development

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Imperial Bricks, one of the UK’s leading suppliers of the finest traditional handmade, wirecut and pressed bricks, provided the perfect solution for the restoration of the Grade II listed Fair Mile in rural Oxfordshire.

Fair Mile is an award-winning landmark redevelopment of a former hospital site, on which the striking Grade II listed Victorian buildings have been transformed into spacious, energy efficient family homes.

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Triflex, transforming your outdoor living space into an oasis of calm


A recent survey has shown that almost half of the British public feel that a balcony or roof terrace is one of the most important features when purchasing their ideal home, and that extra outdoor living space is one of the most sought after architectural additions to a property. The same research also revealed that 45% of the people desire to live by the coast or in a bustling city centre – two environments where balconies and terraces are highly sought after, and in some cases, the only available outdoor living space.

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Structural Concrete Alliance holds its first Practical Demonstration Day


The Structural Concrete Alliance is to hold its first Practical Demonstration Day at The Vinci Technology Centre, Leighton Buzzard on Wednesday, 21 September 2016.

This free CPD event is designed to provide delegates with an opportunity to meet the professionals first hand and witness interactive demonstrations of key repair, protection, strengthening and sprayed concrete techniques.

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Take the inside out with the new BAL external tiling system for balconies, roof terraces and ground terraces


With space at home a premium these days, more and more people are expanding their living areas outwards to create much needed freedom.

This trend for outdoor living has led to a growing domestic market in balconies, roof/ground terraces and patios with variations in design, and larger installations no longer reserved for commercial/public buildings such as hotels and sporting venues.

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Galvanised steel, rain water system.


New Product integration Manager, Jonathan Fennell explains why PAM has introduced a steel rain water system to complement its current cast iron range.

Historically, building owners, roofing contractors and architects specified plastic rainwater systems primarily because of one key factor –price. They may have spent many hours debating and the choice of rainwater systems was of secondary importance, despite the fact that it was responsible for facilitating the rainwater off the roof and keeping the integrity of the building safe.

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The T-Bespoke Multi Layer has been produced to provide a super low profile intercom. At just 26mm deep, this surface mount panel will fit into any environment. The downward facing microphone stops any possible water ingress which can occur with front facing microphones and the internal I/O board can be mounted externally offering safe side security.

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Lining Systems – The importance of Fabrication


Sometimes a spark of clarity will result in a “eureka” or “light bulb” moment and an idea will evolve into a unique product. I don’t know how many people get such moments but it is certainly not uncommon as it is one of the things that makes us Human, our inventiveness!

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AAC Waterproofing Limited


AAC Waterproofing Limited is a family run roofing company established in the 1970’s. AAC were one of the first companies in the UK to operate extensively with single-ply EPDM membranes. Prelasti EPDM, has a 20 year guarantee & warranty, with a proven life expectancy of 50 years, AAC are the sole suppliers of Prelasti EPDM in the UK. In addition to Prelasti EPDM AAC offer a wide range of waterproofing systems to ensure we can offer our clients the best possible solution.

AAC Waterproofing complete work throughout the UK within the Commercial, MOD, Utility,  Refurbishments & Maintenance sectors. With our offices in North Wales and in the North West. Providing Roofing, green roofing, pond & lakes.

Prelasti EPDM is prefabricated in our prefabrication plant in North Wales. The sheets are made to measure for requirements of each job up to 1200 m2.

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steam and sauna innovation

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For over 15 years we have been working with the exclusive Italian brand Effegibi to deliver a first class bespoke design, installation and maintenance service across the UK in the Steam Room and Sauna market. A family run business, with a focus on creating your perfect home or commercial spa using only Effegibi products.

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Now you can design your own furniture online in minutes


Learn the secret of top interior designers and create the furniture of your dreams, using an amazing new online tool. With this brilliant system you can design beautiful bespoke furniture in minutes. It’s easy, fast and affordable – and every piece is made just for you and delivered straight to your door.

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Vertical Fixed Access Ladders


The chances are you have definitely seen a Vertical Access ladder, on the side of a building, on the back of a lorry or even down the side of a water tank. You will often find vertical ladders indoors. Whenever a roof or raised area has to be accessed, this access must be undertaken in a safe and planned manner.

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Luxury car showroom specifies COMPAC quartz.


The largest Rolls-Royce showroom in the world is in Abu Dhabi and features COMPAC large format quartz tiles for the flooring area throughout the showrooms’ display area.

This state-of-the-art facility, measures 900 square meters and houses five Rolls-Royce cars, a coffee bar and a “client configuration lounge” including colour and trim samples to allow clients to customise their cars.

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Solarspot, officially the world’s most efficient solar tube system

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No other sun pipe system will deliver as much light to your home through an equivalent size or length of pipe and that’s a fact.

Light up your home with Solarspot®

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Rinnai, manufacturer of the energy efficient range of Infinity continuous flow water heaters and a complete range of gas fired wall heaters, is providing a brand new heating and hot water solution to offices in Merthyr Tydfil, South Wales.

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