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Let Us Give Your Box Sash Windows the Love They Deserve

Box sash windows are a well-known part of British architecture and interior design, and everyone who lives here knows it. Even though they are decades old, these windows are still breathtaking in their ability to add elegance to any environment.

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Period properties are the main focus of the architecture of the United Kingdom. These properties have various elements that give the architecture a charm, and among these various elements, the most important one is box sash windows. With us, you can now successfully preserve the history and charm of your box sash windows.

Elaborative Guide on Standard Window sizes in the United Kingdom

Homeowners have a lot on their table; among other tasks, one important job is to figure out whether they would like to incorporate bespoke windows in their house or get the standard ones. While bespoke windows carry a certain aspect of beauty and luxury, standard ones are preferred by the masses because of their affordability and easy fixes.

BDG architecture + design is named Interior Design Practice of the Year at the FX International Design Awards 2021 @wearebdg

The prestigious award programme, which is now in its  25th year, showcases the best projects and products from every continent around the globe, competing to be recognised as outstanding examples of creative and groundbreaking design.

Daval is a finalist at Northern Design Awards 2021 – Amazing Space @Daval_Furniture

Award-winning British designer and manufacturer of quality fitted furniture, Daval, is a finalist at the Northern Design Awards 2021, shortlisted for Amazing Space in the residential category.

The Northern Design Awards bring together designers, retailers and property developers in a celebration of Northern design and style, consisting of 22 prize categories across the commercial and residential sectors. Judged by the best in the business including Linda Barker and Wayne Hemingway, these awards serve to recognise excellence across the North of England and are sponsored by Haywoods International and The Cheshire Magazine.

STEM STUDENTS STEP BEHIND THE HOARDINGS

Industry specialist Dan Grimshaw says construction firms should be doing more to woo young people who are taking STEM subjects at school to help meet the huge skills shortage facing the sector over the next five years.

First Glimpse of Rowanbank Gardens in Corstorphine, Edinburgh

New Website Showcases Industry-Leading Sustainable Development set to Become “a Spectacular Blueprint for Low-Carbon Living” 

Register interest now by visiting: www.rowanbankgardens.com or call 0131 516 3302.

Designer Contracts to Sponsor ChildLine for Day this Friday Dec 3 @DesignerContrac

Designer Contracts, the UK’s largest flooring contractor, is sponsoring the services of leading children’s charity ChildLine for one day – for the fifth time.

The company is funding the charity’s ‘One Unforgettable Day’ programme on Friday December 3, 2021, meeting the £30,000 cost which ChildLine needs each day to operate its vital counselling services.

Companies sponsoring the service can do so on a memorable day of their choice – December 3 marks the formation of Designer Contracts 17 years ago. It is the fourth time the company has sponsored this particular date. Last year it also stepped in to fund a further day in April to help the charity with a much-needed cash injection during the pandemic.

Ancient woodland ceremony marks milestone for construction of sustainable homes neighbourhood @StonewoodBLtd

AN ancient Scandinavian ceremony marked a milestone for a developer building 88 sustainable homes within an environmentally friendly community.

A tree branch was raised to the roof during the topping out ceremony for the show home at Orchard Field in Siddington, near Cirencester in Gloucestershire, as Stonewood Partnerships management and staff as well as contractors and guests celebrated with a glass of fizz and bacon rolls.

DEANESTOR AWARDED SECOND BESPOKE KITCHENS CONTRACT FOR GRAINGER BUILD-TO-RENT SCHEME @Deanestor1

Deanestor, one of the UK’s leading furniture and fitout specialists, has won its second contract to provide bespoke kitchens for Grainger plc – the UK’s largest listed residential landlord.

The contract awarded by main contractor Bowmer + Kirkland is for the manufacture and installation of 261 high specification kitchens for a new £64m built-to-rent development in Milton Keynes.

Vogue (UK) win ‘Best Heating Brand’ at BKU Awards 2021 @BKUmagazine @vogueukltd

The UK’s largest British designer and manufacturer of premium radiators and towel warmers, Vogue (UK), triumphed at this year’s long-awaited Bathroom & Kitchen Update [BKU] Awards, voted by industry peers as ‘Best Heating Brand’.

New NHBC Standards announced for 2022 @NHBC

NHBC, the UK’s leading warranty and insurance provider for new homes, has launched the 2022 edition of its technical Standards. The new Standards will be effective for every new home covered by an NHBC warranty, where foundations are begun on or after 1 January 2022.

Roman wins Circular Economy Award @romanltd

The UK and Europe’s leading shower designer and manufacturer, Roman, is delighted to announce they have won the ‘Circular Economy Award’ at the Bathroom Manufacturers Association’s first ever Sustainability Awards.

New study: 58% of construction workers believe that listening to music while working improves their motivation and mental health @Towergate

A new study has surveyed 2000 UK employees and analysed Spotify data to reveal the relationship workers, including manual labourers and construction labourers, have with music while working. 

Commissioned by Towergate Liability Insurance, the study shows 1 in 2 people listen to music more often since lockdowns began with UK employees believing it positively impacts their office lives.

Green Roofs – a sustainable approach @DeltaMembranes

When it comes to roofing, green roofs are, without doubt, fantastic. 

Green roofs or “living roofs” are roofs where planting or greenery is installed above the waterproofing layer. They are environmentally friendly because they are effectively giving back the footprint occupied by the building to nature.

Abode 2022 Kitchen Tap Trends @abodehome

Abode, award-winning designer and distributor of market leading kitchen taps, sinks, bathroom taps & showering solutions anticipate the latest 2022 market trends for kitchen sinks and taps, as they continue to play a leading role in the modern home.

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