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Methven, the global designer and manufacturer of premium showers and tapware, has won a bathroom contract for an £18 million hotel expansion in Northern Ireland. Ten Square Hotel on Donegall Square in Belfast began a major £18m expansion and refurbishment in late 2015, including the creation of a further 55 bedrooms in the former Lancashire House building during 2016.


Brio architectural hardware made an adventurous curved door project a reality for an innovative wedding venue in north Devon.

Tunnels Beaches is a network of hand carved tunnels leading to sheltered beaches and a tidal Victorian bathing pool at Ilfracombe, the location of a breath-taking beach front wedding venue operated by Devon Beach Weddings. The bespoke building curving out of the rock means there are no concerns about the UK weather and whatever turn it takes it is all visible through curved bi-folding glazed doors – whether opened or closed.


FE Engel, the Danish company which is recognised as one of the World’s leading manufacturers of comfortable and practical workwear includes the ‘Galaxy’ range amongst its collection.

One of the company’s best-selling brands, ‘Galaxy’ offers a comprehensive selection of smart and functional clothing with the emphasis as much on style and fit as on being protective and hardwearing; the trousers are narrower than normal, the jackets slim-cut and all garments are available in a choice of three colour combinations giving wearers a pride in their appearance and a professional image.

Industry support rolls in for dhf initiative, ‘Gate Safety Week’

Dhf (Door & Hardware Federation) initiative, ‘Gate Safety Week’, which started yesterday has received an unprecedented level of support from leading UK organisations.  The campaign, which started in 2014 and is now in its fourth year, is an all-year round crusade and culminates in a week of activity from 9th – 15th October, with the objective to raise awareness about the dangers of unsafe gates, as well as how to spot a potentially dangerous gate and report it.  This year’s campaign has focused on automated gate safety within the school environment. 

TC Security Services retain Top 2% position three years in a row

TC Security Services, part of TC Facilities Management (TCFM), have once again been placed in the top 2% of all SIA listed companies within the Approved Contractor Scheme in the UK.  This is the third year in succession, TC Security Services has achieved this accolade. The 4-day visit by the Auditors involved full scrutiny of the TC Security Services operation visiting both the Head Quarters and satellite offices along with a mix of varied customers.

Experts in Textile Solutions

For more than 85 years, workwear from F. Engel™ has been selected by customers from all over Europe as the first choice for all-round protection and maximum comfort no matter what a work situation may demand.


Recognised the World over for its comprehensive range of comfortably fitting, stylish and practical workwear, F Engel build further on their reputation by introducing a collection of slim-fit, stretchable work trousers which allow wearers to be especially comfortable in any work situation  – and look and feel smart at the same time.

TCF – Harrogate Flooring Show

The Flooring Show is back in Harrogate this September celebrating its 55th edition. Continuing to be one of the industry’s national flagship events, the show brings together the best in the industry, including retail and contract exhibitors. Amtico will be exhibiting at the event (stand Q44/62) previewing new spacia laying patterns and showcasing the recently launched Décor and Form.

Acoustic Solutions for light weight floor structures

Isosonic Screed Plank (ISP) High Mass Flooring Panels

The simplest way to reduce sound transfer through a lightweight floor is to increase its mass. Traditionally this was done with multiple layers of plasterboard or a screed floor finish, however both of these solutions increase construction depth and the latter needs to be left to dry before works can continue.

Living Walls, Biophilia and the Smart Retailer

Our expansive range of clients includes many insightful retailers.  Insightful you may ask, why? In brief consumers are likely to buy more merchandise in stores with natural vegetation.  To meet proven data, Scotscape’s services are on hand to support retailers with the integration of vegetation to capitalise on this.  Our Living Walls can be specified for interior or exterior use, our special projects team can assist with pot plant combinations, or broader external landscaping for shopping centres and retail parks, or for a bespoke application our in-house team can design unique systems to meet our client’s brief, as seen at the Asics stores in Brussels Amsterdam and Oxford Street.

“This year Workwear Express is celebrating more than 25 years of being one of the UK’s leading suppliers of Personalised Workwear, Uniforms and Promotional Clothing.”

In this time we have been both gaining and keeping the trust of 1,000s of companies big and small. We pride ourselves on having amazing customer service, top quality products, prompt delivery – and all at amazingly low cost! We’re an independently owned and financially solid company based in Durham. We’re very proud of our extensive and varied customer base, which consists of over 70,000 clients across the UK and overseas including The NHS, The RAF, Hovis and Yves Saint Lauren.

Drainage without compromising design

Geberit brings luxury and practicality to this residential and public sector project. Geberit’s siphonic drainage solution, Pluvia, has been used on the roof of London’s new Design Museum (previously the Commonwealth Institute), allowing its unusual parabolic shape to remain intact, while providing exceptional water drainage.

Bathroom specification in one easy reference guide with the Twyford Collection brochure

The complete Twyford Collection of quality bathroom products is now available to view in a new brochure dedicated to the brand. Presented in an easy-to-use format, the brochure spans 100 pages. A handy reference tool for specifiers looking to incorporate the latest design trends into their bathroom projects, the brochure details each of the Twyford brand’s series at a glance, making it simple to find the most suitable solution.

Structural waterproofing guide for emerging podium deck trend

A national trade body has produced a guidance document to support architects and building professionals with the challenges of waterproofing podium decks and buried roofs. ‘Guidance Document – Podium Decks & Buried Roofs’ has been produced by the Property Care Association (PCA) to help the construction sector make informed decisions on the growing trend being seen in the UK to extend basement roof structures.

TCFM and Remploy shortlisted for national award

A partnership between TC Facilities Management (TCFM) and Remploy, the disability employment specialists, has been named as a finalist for the PFM Awards 2017 in the Partners in CSR (charitable and social enterprises) category.

The PFM Awards, now in their 24th year, celebrate and champion best practice from across the fm sector. This year the finalists will be judged by a number of industry experts, including Les Pyle – CEO of ICW and Satvir Bungar National Head of Facilities for BDO, in this category.