Enhancing Parliament’s Encaustic Tiles: A Decade-Long Journey @dbrlimited

Leading UK conservation specialist, DBR, restores the Palace of Westminster’s iconic 19th century flooring to its original splendour

The Palace of Westminster was built during the Middle Ages as a royal residence to a number of famous—as well as infamous—monarchs. Over time, it became a meeting place for the first members of Parliament, and the first official Parliament of England, or “Model Parliament”, conjugated there in 1295.

AXOR One – a bathroom collection so elegant, elemental and pure @UK_Bathrooms

Award-winning design duo Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby have been creating artful and experimental works across design and interior objects for twenty-five years from their East London studio. Their first pieces of bathroom design debuted in 2015 with the boundary breaking AXOR One panel, which reimagined the shower control with the addition of push buttons. Now, the forward-thinking AXOR One collection has been broadened with an additional 31 Barber and Osgerby-designed pieces, which embody the same minimalist, clean, sculptural aesthetic while offering enhanced functionality and intuitive control.

DLM’s Custom Built Saddleback Holdback Tensioner for Subsea Cable @DLMLtd

Dynamic Load Monitoring (UK) Ltd. (DLM), of Southampton, UK has expanded its already extensive range of line tension measurement technology, with a new device for measuring tension and creating holdback force on a single piece of subsea cable. The product, which combines the established Saddleback product from DLM’s catalogue with an additional Hold Back Tension element, is being primarily used by the vessel NKT Victoria, with further devices in the pipeline for a number of customers.

SIG Zinc & Copper becomes GB distributor for VMZINC @SIGDesignTech

SIG Zinc & Copper is pleased to announce that they have entered into an agreement to become major GB distributors of the VMZINC range of rolled zinc roofing and cladding products.

Hampshire County Council and DEF Software collaborate on new developer portal @DEFSoftware @hantsconnect

Hampshire County Council has gone live with a new first of type portal for developers, provided by DEF Software, a provider of planning, building control, highways and Local Land Charges software solutions.

Arborist Sources Shackles from FAD Equipment Store @FADEquipmentSt1

Arborist Adaptable Aerial Solutions LLC has added two 18-ton capacity Crosby G2140 shackles to its inventory—sourced from FAD Equipment Store: www.fadequipmentstore.com

Ten Years Younger? Cedral brings the Midas Touch to RNLI lifeguard hut @CedralUK

Over the winter of 2021, Cedral helped to refurbish the RNLI lifeguard facilities at Cornwall’s Constantine Bay by donating fibre cement cladding to completely renovate the existing lifeguard hut and covering all costs of installation.

The sun has got its hat on — and so should you! @zoro_uk

We all love a bask in the sun from time to time — especially if it’s on a warm beach or in your garden on a summer’s day. But when you work outdoors, overly warm weather may not be ideal for your health or for the projects that you’re working on.

How COVID Has Affected Health and Safety in Trade @reecesafety

As the UK begins its exit from lockdown, the trade industry can look to slowly relax its Covid restrictions. Life-critical health and safety product provider, Reece Safety looked at how the pandemic has changed health and safety across the trade industry, and whether the stricter elements brought about by the pandemic are here to stay.