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Building cultural change in 2022

More than 25,000 people are expected to come together at UK Construction Week (UKCW) London on 3-5 May, at the ExCeL centre – the country’s largest live show for the... View Article

Top reasons to plan a trip to FIT

Bringing every link in the fenestration supply chain together, all under one roof for the first time in three years, the FIT Show returns to the NEC Birmingham from May... View Article

Why we are planning ahead for housing

Community Housing & Investment Consortium (CHIC) will be hosting its 11th annual conference and exhibition on June 16, 2022, returning to the Sixways Stadium in Worcester. As a procurement consortium... View Article

Controlling Legionella

LISTEN HERE 🔊 The Legionella Control Association (LCA) discusses the control of the disease in housing, as well as its risks, and emerging trends. Legionnaires’ disease (LD) is a potentially... View Article

A best practice approach to fire safety

LISTEN HERE 🔊 Simon Jones from life safety manufacturer Kidde Safety Europe looks at upcoming changes to Scottish fire safety regulations, and how these will impact the requirements for domestic... View Article

Multi-generational bathrooms

LISTEN HERE 🔊 Yiota Toumba at Ideal Standard shares her thoughts on how to create residential bathrooms that cater to everyone, regardless of age or mobility The UK’s population is... View Article

New affordable homes for Carlisle

Castles & Coasts Housing Association (CCHA) aims to ease the shortage of affordable homes in Carlisle, by submitting a planning application to provide 101 much-needed new homes. The application is... View Article

Stockport committed to a greener future

The opening of two environmentally friendly properties for social rent in Cheadle last week signalled Stockport Council and Stockport Homes’ continued commitment to social development alongside its green energy targets.... View Article

Councils respond to Homes for Ukraine scheme

Cllr James Jamieson, chairman of the Local Government Association, which represents 350 councils across England and Wales, said: “The humanitarian crisis caused by the Ukraine invasion is heart-breaking. Councils are... View Article
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Product & Supplier News

Quick & simple pipe boxing from Pendock

The Pendock Profiles range is one of the most comprehensive available for concealing exposed pipework or services quickly & easily in a range of applications for social housing projects. For interior pipework, MX and TK pipe... View Article

Housing returns to Manchester this June

Housing, the award-winning Chartered Institute of Housing’s annual conference and Europe’s largest housing festival, returns to its usual timeline and will take place 28-30 June at Manchester Central. Register here... View Article

When is a fire door not a fire door?

Well, the simple answer is ‘when the door closer isn’t working’. If a door closer has been damaged by vandalism or tampering, the fire door will not perform the function... View Article
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