Lining Systems – The importance of Fabrication

And this is the complete fabrication in situ, 18 pieces in total! And  ve gutters entering a single space! Not easy, and not a common occurrence, but if you are going to “set your stall” to line gutters then the ability to cope with such circumstances is elemental and vital.

By R D Mantle FIoR
Managing Director of Ampteam Limited

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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Lakes Bathrooms launches ultra-clear PureVue glass without charge


Shower enclosure specialist, Lakes Bathrooms, has launched PureVueHD, an optically superior, low-iron glass that appears entirely clear.  This new high quality glass is being offered as standard on shower enclosures, doors and bath screens in both its Classic and Coastline Collection, so no incremental charge will be made for this high-end, ultra-clear look.

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GEZE UK’s Ahead of the Curve with the Library Walk Link


Manchester’s stunning new elliptical library walk link was designed to connect two of the city’s historic buildings – it needed doors that not only allowed people to enter and exit with ease, but reflected the dramatic glass architecture.

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The inside story of traditional skills and forgotten arts around the British Isles


Seven years ago in a basement in Whitefield, Manchester, two very good friends worked to make that basement a hive of creativity.  ‘Aire Interiors’ was born, and also Interior Plantation Shutters was started. Cerice concentrated on the shutters whilst Julia was busy sketching room sets and designing furniture.

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Rolling Library Ladders 


Rolling ladders are no longer just a simple solution to access  problems; they are a key design feature in their own right. 
With this in mind, we have created a ​ rolling ladder system​  that that can be tailored to solve  any number of access problems within a variety of environments, without compromising on  style, design and handmade quality.

From the functionality of a warehouse, to the contemporary design of a city centre cocktail  bar, or as part of a home makeover or renovation, we provide an extremely versatile product  that offers style, substance and solution to even the trickiest of access issues.

Individually hand­built by our carpenters in Oak, Redwood, Maple or Walnut for...

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Summer is here and the debate is as fierce as the midday sun: where is Britain’s best rooftop bar or restaurant?

London is leading the way, with a flurry of new launches and established favourites, as the lifestyle press and bloggers get to grips with the hospitality trade’s hot topic, but the regions are giving the pacesetter a run for its money.

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Jewers Doors Speeds Response for Wrexham’s New Emergency Centre


Jewers Doors put the finishing touches to the new £15 million Ambulance and Fire Services Resource Centre (AFSRC) at Wrexham with the installation of 14 pairs of Swift fast-acting, bi-fold doors. The new AFSR Centre accommodates eight fire appliance vehicles and six ambulances and replaces an obsolete fire station and two ambulance stations which are now co-located onto one modern, fast-response site.

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The Telguard range of telephone


The Telguard range of telephone, GSM, and soon to be released, SIP based intercom systems are suitable for new build or retro fit! Designed, developed and manufactured in the UK since 1992 we have provided entry solutions for thousands of projects nationally and overseas.

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Take Control of your Indoor Environment using Under Floor Air Conditioning


AET Flexible Space; leading provider of underfloor air conditioning systems are able offer an array of options to clients seeking to improve the indoor environment quality of commercial workspace. 

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Rinnai’s latest innovation in the energy efficient fast delivery of instantly useable hot water is the Infinity Solo Re-Circulator water heater.

The Rinnai Infinity Solo condensing and low NOX water heater is the first of its kind for the UK to combine the advanced technology of wall mounted continuous flow water heaters with a stainless steel storage cylinder, all in one compact footprint.

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A combination of the Isosonic Screed Plank; high density, fibre reinforced gypsum T&G planks and an Isorubber resilient layer material.


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ACXplus – Bonding Solution for Glass Partition Walls


Today‘s construction design utilises a variety of transparent materials, rendering crisp and clean finishes. This is especially true with the glass partition wall industry, where manufacturers are tasked with producing aesthetically pleasing yet functional wall units.

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Natural Solutions in Central London


CTS Bridges have recently completed schemes at Aberfeldy Village, Tower Hamlets and Kidbrook Village, Lewisham where ecological concerns have driven the landscaping. Timber was the natural choice of material for our footbridges and landscape structures to complement this philosophy and is also an optimum solution for shorter or multi span bridges as it is durable, low maintenance and economical. 

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50 Golden Years for Harrison Thompson & Co. Ltd.

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Established in November 1966, family run company, Harrison Thompson & Co. Ltd. are celebrating 50 years of trading. Started by Peter Brumwell and partners the company initially offered a limited range of protection rails in a choice of just 2 colours – White and Charcoal Grey.

Over the ...

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New heat pump product line-up from Hitachi


Completely redesigned to meet the needs of specifiers, installers and homeowners, Hitachi’s expanded Yutaki air source heat pump product range is one of the widest on the market.

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Children’s charity chooses Max-Top surfaces

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Modular quartz worktops from kitchen surface specialist Max-Top Quartz have been selected for children’s charity Ronald McDonald House in Glasgow.

Max-Top Quartz surfaces have been installed throughout the facilities, which provide ‘home from home’ accommodation for families of children in the adjacent Royal Hospital for Children.

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WWT London Wetland Centre joins forces with fit-out specialists fuse design + build to convert their theatre building into a multi-functional venue launching this summer 2016.

WWT London Wetland Centre announces development plans funded by Thames Water set to open in time for the peak summer season at London Wetland Centre. Local Barnes-based commercial and residential refurbishment specialists, fuse design + build ( is the appointed contractor to deliver innovative designs in order to convert the existing theatre building into a multi-purpose venue.

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iDrive® Plays a Leading Role at Shakespeare Live!


iDrive® centralised LED drivers took centre stage at the recent Shakespeare Live! Show, which was broadcast live by the BBC from the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) in Stratford-upon-Avon to celebrate the life of William Shakespeare on the 400th anniversary of his death.

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