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“Combustible cladding has no place on any building and must be...

The comment comes after Oxford City Council makes decision to remove the high-pressure laminate (HPL) cladding from Hockmore Tower

New roofing store celebrates opening in Tonbridge with fundraising for air...

Fundraising starts this week with free donuts and coffee in complimentary reusable coffee mugs

Avonside acquires Danescourt Roofing

The move is the latest in a series of buyouts for the roofing services provider

Speed of batten delivery overtakes cost as primary concern for roofers...

That’s the surprising finding of a recent promotional campaign run by SR Timber

Office expansion for Hodgson Sealants

Beverley-based Hodgson Sealants have just completed a two-storey office expansion programme, to cope with current growth and as part of ambitious expansion plans for their future in the sealants sector

Cairngorm Capital acquires Fairalls (Builders’ Merchants)

The new partnership will create the largest independent builders’ merchant in the South East

Essential e-learning launched to beat construction-related occupational cancers

New course to help construction workforce spot dangers and mitigate risks of developing occupational cancers

Working at height deaths increase by 11% over five years

In 2018/19, 40 fatal injuries to workers were due to falls from a height. This compares to 35 in 2017/18 and an annual average over the period 2014/15-2018/19 of 36

Government ‘far too slow’ in Grenfell Tower fire response, says Committee

In a report published today, the Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee has called on the government to recognise the need for urgency in removing dangerous cladding from existing buildings and reforming the building and fire safety regime

Advice note on balconies on residential buildings

The Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government has issued an advice note, which is for residential buildings with multiple dwellings, although the principles may also apply to other building types.