Homelessness returning to pre-pandemic levels @Hill_Group_UK

The charity Crisis has warned that progress made in tackling homelessness during the COVID-19 pandemic is being eroded, with rough sleeping returning to pre-pandemic levels.

Stepping up to smarter showering? Aqualisa has it covered @AqualisaShowers

Aqualisa launches Quartz™ Smart Retrofit Shower range

• Quartz™ Smart Retrofit Shower transforms any brand of exposed mixer shower into a smart digital showering solution with minimal disruption to bathroom décor
• All-in-one solution upgrades existing mixer shower to a voice-activated Aqualisa Quartz connected shower with personalisation, water-saving and eco-friendly benefits
• Patented integrated shelf design provides convenient storage space for bathroom essentials

Lights up: Discover the principles behind successful lighting solutions with Inspired by Light: A design guide to transforming the home, new from RIBA Books @RIBABooks

Lighting plays a crucial role in the way we see and experience the spaces we occupy, often without acknowledgement. Artificial lighting adds a whole new dimension at night shaping the architecture and creating the ambience of the space.

Local Heroes partners with celebrated children’s author to release book encouraging girls to consider tradesperson roles @LocalHeroesUK

The book launches following research revealing that nearly half of primary school children still believe being a tradesperson* is a “job for men”

[9th September 2021, London]: Local Heroes, an online platform matching customers with trusted local tradespeople and part of the British Gas family, has today announced the launch of a new children’s book, My Mum The Handyman, penned to encourage more young girls to consider a future career in the trade industry, which includes roles such as electricians, decorators, plumbers, and gas engineers.

BiKBBI concerned with scale of skills shortage @officialbikbbi

The British Institute of Kitchen, Bedroom and Bathroom Installation (BiKBBI) has issued a stark warning that the current shortage of workers being faced by many industries could be the long term reality for the home improvement industry if action is not taken to develop a new generation of skilled trasdespeople.

Committed, enthusiastic visitors welcome the return of the London Homebuilding & Renovating Show @MyHomebuilding

The London Homebuilding & Renovating Show is making its long-awaited return to ExCeL London between 24-26 September 2021, issuing a call for entry to companies interested in exhibiting at this year’s event.

Duravit launches White Tulip Interior Design Competition @Duravit

To coincide with the successful launch of the latest bathroom series by Philippe Starck, Duravit UK announces the launch of its Interior Design Competition, in partnership with FX Magazine.

MP Visits Roman @romanltd

The UK and Europe’s leading shower designer and manufacturer, Roman, were delighted to welcome the MP of Sedgefield, Paul Howell, to its headquarters in Newton Aycliffe, County Durham.

SterlingOSB Zero helping specifiers and builders meet environmental targets @WestFraserUK

West Fraser’s SterlingOSB Zero production, Inverness

One OSB product may seem much like any other. In reality it is worth checking before specifying, especially if you want to score eco points. When it comes to being green, West Fraser’s SterlingOSB Zero stands out. Not only is SterlingOSB Zero the only UK-manufactured OSB with zero-added formaldehyde, but it is also net carbon negative.

Installation Awards Announced @officialbikbbi

The British Institute of Kitchen, Bedroom & Bathroom Installation (BiKBBI) have confirmed that it will be hosting its own awards event following their Parliamentary Conference in February.

Indoor Outdoor Living with new Gira Motion Detector Cube @Gira

Gira, one of the world’s leading full-range suppliers for intelligent build environments share its knowledge on how exterior lighting can heighten security and enhance outdoor living as part of the modern smart home. 

Build It Live is Back! With a Live Event in Oxfordshire this October @BuildItMagazine

‘Build It Live’ returns to Bicester Heritage in Oxfordshire on the weekend of 2 and 3 October 2021.  This live show is the UK’s most practical self build and renovation event and has everything you need under one roof to ensure your next renovation, extension or self build project is a complete success! 

West Fraser’s carbon negativity made simple! @WestFraserUK

West Fraser’s panel products are net carbon negative!  This means the company’s activities go beyond achieving net zero carbon emissions to actually create an environmental benefit by locking up carbon within the panel product range thus not releasing it into the atmosphere.

Affordable luxury with Whiteville Ceramics new DELTA Collection @whiteville_uk

Whiteville Ceramics, innovative Egyptian sanitaryware brand specialising in contemporary design led bathrooms, unveil its brand new DELTA Collection exclusively designed by the Whiteville Design Lab.


Show Dates: 6th – 10th October 2021

Grand Designs Live, proudly sponsored by Anglian Home Improvements, are thrilled to bring the very best of home design, build and innovation back to The NEC this October. Taking place from the 6th to the 10th of October 2021, Grand Designs Live will be debuting an array of new features and visitor favourites throughout the 5 days.

LANDSCAPE – the UK’s premier landscaping exhibition, is pleased to announce the 10th anniversary show will take place on 3rd & 4th November 2021 @LandscapeEvent

LANDSCAPE – the UK’s premier landscaping exhibition, is pleased to announce the 10th anniversary show will take place on 3rd & 4th November 2021, at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham.