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NOT JUST FOR THE GREEN-FINGERED…

HOW A GREENHOUSE CAN ADD SERIOUS AESTHETIC VALUE TO A PROPERTY

Lancashire-based greenhouse and glasshouse manufacturer Hartley Botanic has been making its handmade, made-to-order garden structures for over 79 years. The manufacturer is the Royal Horticultural Society’s recommended greenhouse and glasshouse supplier and is the brand of choice for the UK’s leading horticultural institutions and designers with ‘Hartleys’ commissioned by the National Trust, Hampton Court and Kew…to name a few.

Let us design your renewable system

Air Source heat pumps offer the perfect alternative to traditional heating systems catered conveniently to all sizes of properties and businesses through our extensive range of products.Air Source Heat Pumps are incredibly efficient – for every 2.5kW of heat transferred into your home it only uses 1kW of electricity, which is a performance efficiency of 250%.

Sliding over rooflight provides ease of access to Victorian townhouse

The ensuing creation of a delightful outdoor terrace in a five-storey Victorian townhouse in Chelsea was made possible by the installation of a sliding, retractable rooflight supplied by Glazing Vision. Stephen Fletcher Architects, renowned for their expertise in working with historically sensitive sites, have dramatically transformed this long and narrow townhouse into a stunningly impressive private residence complete with a new basement level beneath the footprint of the house, vaults and most of the rear garden.

What’s all the buzz about …

Having just completed their biggest project to date in Bracknell, which has over 100 ivy green screens of varying heights, 1,600m2 of Wallplanter and 200m2 LivePanel living wall.

The aesthetically appealing LivePanel system, a fragrant floral wall that is, in essence, an interior & exterior decoration which can accommodate an array of interesting plant species, with bespoke design and build irrigation systems to suit every project. Attracting a wide range of wildlife such as bugs, bee’s, butterflies and on occasion even nesting birds!!

Priority should be given to the homes falling short of Decent Homes Standard

There is much uncertainty in the new build housing sector following the General Election. It is also unclear as to how or if the Conservative party can stick by their previously stated target of one million high quality sustainable homes by 2020.

It’s vital that the UK substantially increases its housing stock. However, 20% of the existing homes in England still do not meet the Decent Homes Standard, according to ‘Housing in England: overview’, a report produced by the Department for Communities and Local Government, in January 2017.

Wholesale Interior Shutters Supplier

Join our network today, with a decade working with the UK’s largest independent interior shutters supplier, Cheap Shutters are keen to expand our network of professional partners within the property sector. Taking on the measure and installation process on behalf of your customers is simple, whether your volume is 10m square per month or 1000m square, we have dedicated account managers waiting to speak with your company.

Is Spade Lane the UK’s largest single site metal roof refurb?

At over 32,500m2 Spade Lane Distribution Centre, Sittingbourne, is the largest single site roof project to be undertaken using Delvemade Protective Coatings products, Seamsil and Delcote. The sheer scale of the recently completed job, asks the question, is this the largest job of its type ever in the UK?

The freedom of flueless

ESSE has unveiled a stylish, new flueless gas fire design called ‘the Oval’. This striking rounded design joins the more angular shapes that the company already offers, and ESSE believes it will be just as popular for discerning customers in contemporary settings.

Experts in water purification, the Pure H2O Company, launch new Pure H2O Smart-Tap, as seen at Eurostar Paris Business Lounge.

From the makers of the world’s first and only four function touchscreen tap, Quatreau, The Pure H2O Company launches The Pure H2O Smart-Tap, the new drinks station for domestic kitchens and commercial settings including restaurants, hotels, offices and customer service areas. The latest in their multifunction tap range, the Smart-Tap offers a modular choice of instant Boiling, Chilled, Sparkling and Ambient filtered tap or pure water for exceptional taste.

Trends in Contract Kitchen Design

Key looks and must-have features in 2017

Each year sees new trends in fitted kitchen design within new build housing and renovation schemes, as developers seek to meet consumer expectation for the latest looks and must-have appliances.

Barry Casement, managing director at Lanzet – one of the main kitchen suppliers to the UK’s property sector, designing and supplying fitted kitchens to property developers of all sizes, explains what trends to expect in 2017.