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DEVImat warms redeveloped neo-Georgian buildings

Appointed by our client to design, supply and install the underfloor heating, this project was a high-quality residential redevelopment of a neo-Georgian building located adjacent to Tobacco Dock in Wapping.  With transport links to both the City and Canary Wharf the location is ideal for city workers.

The existing building forms a quadrangle around a central courtyard, which has gone through a change of use from underused offices to 124 high quality apartments.  Extensive refurbishment work was required as part of the change including structural alterations, floor infills and major reconfiguration of load bearing walls.

NEW from Solid Gear – the Onyx Safety Shoes and Boots.

Great value safety footwear with the unique BOA closure system for maximum comfort.

Nowadays, good safety footwear is part and parcel of a comfortable day’s work on site – just like good working clothes and quality hand tools.

Combining maximum comfort and protection with a robust and durable design, Solid Gear’s Onyx is available as a shoe or a boot and ideal for different types of on-site work.

VELUX Teams Up with Farrow & Ball to Shed Daylight on Colour in the Home

Roof window manufacturer VELUX and paint and wallpaper experts Farrow & Ball have come together in a new campaign which highlights the transformative effect that daylight can have on interior design.

The campaign centers on the transformation of the Toomey family’s single-storey extension using VELUX roof windows and Farrow & Ball colours. Working together, VELUX daylight expert Grant Sneddon and Farrow & Ball colour expert Joa Studholme showed the couple how to make the most of the available daylight and how to choose colours that look great in their space and suit their lifestyle.

INTRODUCING AVOBAR

An all-avocado dining concept in Henrietta Street, featuring flooring from Havwoods

The first of its kind, Avobar is situated in Covent Garden and is London’s first dedicated avocado bar. Expertly designed by the team at DesignLSM, the brief involved creating a space that is both eclectic and ‘insta-worthy’. Adorned with sumptuous fresh produce and framed by stunning botanical backdrops, the restaurant embraces the beauty of nature with a contemporary design aesthetic that makes Avobar one of the most exciting new additions to London’s thriving social dining scene. Taking inspiration from the laid-back Californian lifestyle, the design features a relaxed, neutral colour palette with distressed white timbers, a range of woven textiles and statement wood flooring from Havwoods.

OFFICE SPACE IN TOWN LAUNCHES HIGH-SPEC SERVICED OFFICE INSPIRED BY HAPPINESS BLACKFRIARS @ 22 TUDOR STREET

Superior new development boasts stunning interiors and individually designed conferencing facilities plus five floors of offices, breakout areas and community kitchens

Now possible to make bookings to take space in what will be one of London’s iconic serviced offices

Office Space in Town, one of the UK’s leading serviced office providers, today announces the launch of its latest stunning serviced office development at 22 Tudor Street, in the heart of London’s prestigious Midtown district. The building is currently undergoing an extensive £8.5 million refurbishment and will be converted into an affordable high-end serviced office, which will be open to tenants from June 2019.

P C Henderson Expands its Range of Sliding Barn Door Style Hardware

P C Henderson has this month introduced a number of new additions to its range of Rustic sliding barn door hardware – including a new top mounted version and a new ‘antique rust effect’ finish.

The new Rustic Top Mount offers a stylish, contemporary twist on the company’s classic Rustic 80 system with its matt black hangers being mounted to the top of the door. The company has also introduced a new ‘antique rust effect’ finish to its classic Rustic 80 system to further complement the range. 

BC Designs and Bayswater London W2 secures deal with The IPG

BC Designs and Bayswater London W2 have become the latest manufacturers to join The IPG; the UK’s largest and fastest growing membership group of independent plumbing, heating and bathroom specialists.

The IPG was founded on the belief that independent merchants should have a better voice in today’s market, and a better opportunity to compete with the generic chain stores and companies dominating the market.

ThinCats tailors bespoke management buy-out for leading refurbishment specialist, sq-m2

ThinCats, the leading fintech lender to mid-size SMEs, has facilitated a management buy-out for sq-m2 Limited, a leading fit-out and refurbishment specialist in London and the South East.

Founded in 2003, sq-m2 is a traditional build contractor, undertaking projects across three main types: commercial; refurbishments; and high-end residential works. Founded in 2003 by Steve Hart, the sq-m2 team is well regarded as ’buildability’ experts with a range of high-profile clients, including British Land, BNP Paribas and Activision.

A glass act: Henry Howard Finance supports window manufacturer and provides clear vision for business growth

Henry Howard Finance (HHF) has helped start-up window manufacturer Fentrade Limited invest in cutting edge machinery to expand its burgeoning business.

South Wales-based Fentrade were helped by HHF to buy new equipment to enable it to manufacture high volumes of aluminium windows.