The UK has the oldest housing stock in Europe. The fitting of external insulation is an increasingly popular way of reducing carbon emissions from older housing stock. Other advantages including the interior building space remaining unchanged and the work can being carried out with the properties remaining occupied. Adding external insulation presents some challenges, namely around structural openings and thermal bridging. This is a particular consideration for access into non-standard size openings such as where an electricity meter is located in a wall cavity. We are pleased to introduce the... Read More
Over time we've built up a resonable supply of non-standard size access panels. We're in the process of adding them in as stock items and listing them on the website.
Just a quick note to advise that we are taking all the precautions recommended by the government during this period. We are open for business and are despatching orders on a daily basis Monday – Friday, which are our normal working hours. In order to comply with recommendations all staff members who can work from home are doing so. We’ve split our office and warehouse / production teams into “A” and “B” teams. The idea is that theses teams will work alternate weeks in order to reduce the chances of... Read More
New range of beaded frame access panels with touch latch locks now in stock. Designed for projects where an incredibly discreet access panel is required. The touch latch locks mean no visible lock aperture in the door, the beaded frame and door are plastered with the surrounding wall or ceiling so the panel simply blends in. The access panel is supplied with a 12.5mm plasterboard door insert fitted. The panel is just 20mm deep, (Note the two touch catch lock bodies are 49mm deep) the frame has pre-drilled fixing holes... Read More
Glass rooflights are an incredible way to increase the amount of natural light entering buildings with flat roofs. The new range offers fixed or opening glass rooflights with a number of premium features at a surprisingly competitive price point...
We’re proud to support Martin House Children’s Hospice. This amazing charity supports children and young people with life-limiting conditions, and their families, across West, North and East Yorkshire. Their vision is that every child and young person has access to palliative care when and where they need it.” West, North and East Yorkshire is an area of 5,000 sq miles and has a population of 4 million. The charity are heavily reliant on donations and fundraising in order to continue to be able to operate. Four of our team; Bob... Read More
F1 in schools is an initiative which is designed to help change the perceptions of science, technology, engineering and maths. The idea is to create a fun, fast paced learning environment for young people between the ages of 9-19 to get a taste of what careers in engineering, Formula One, Science, Marketing and Technology have to offer. The initiative involves students designing, building and racing their own scale model cars in a series of rounds which culminates in a national championship, held at Silverstone. We were delighted to learn that... Read More