Category Archives: Industry News

50 shades of steel

Invented in the 1880s, and synonymous with the Art Deco era, steel-framed windows and doors are enjoying a massive style revival right now, and the trend is set to soar in 2017. ‘Flick through virtually any glossy magazine or brochure - not just those dedicated to interiors – and it’s likely you’ll come across steel...
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Planning permission granted for retirement development in Bath

  Plans to transform a vacant car garage into retirement apartments have been approved by Bath and North East Somerset Council. Specialist retirement developer, PegasusLife, plans to demolish the garage on Upper Bristol Road to make way for the scheme, which includes a health and wellbeing suite and a riverside cafe open to the public. Howard Phillips,...
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Studor develops unique solution for unique building

It was local council concerns of the perceived risks from SARS and other airborne viruses that resulted in an innovative, new drainage solution at the iconic O2 arena. Once Greenwich Council dismissed the option to use open stacks within the tented area of this iconic London landmark, it was down to the UK’s best plumbing...
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The Dulux Academy Celebrates a Successful 1st Year 

A year on from the launch of the Dulux Academy in March 2016, the state-of-the-art training facility in Slough celebrated its first anniversary during National Apprenticeship Week this month by offering 50 free places for trainee decorators to attend a two-day master class. All decorating based activities equipped participants with expert advice on techniques and...
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