Featured, General, Training

TTA DEAL WITH CITB WILL ASSIST FIXERS TO ACCESS TRAINING

The TTA has secured CITB part-funding to train eight new NVQ assessors over the next 18 months. The aim of the funding is to provide an assessor infrastructure for the wall and floor tiling sector across the UK which will support quality assured assessment of experienced operatives to NVQ L2. Part funding will also be […]

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Featured, General, Projects

TILEMASTER FIXES AT THE FITZ FOR PENRITH TILE CENTRE

A Tilemaster fixing system has been specified by Penrith Tile Centre at The Fitz in Cockermouth, Cumbria. The extensive hotel installation, which was project managed and designed by Penrith Tiles’ John Williams, includes Italian porcelain, mosaics and encaustics. All finishes were installed by Paul Burkett Construction, using Tilemaster adhesives, grouts and matching silicones. Located on […]

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Featured, General

THE TTA NOW OFFERS A FULL RANGE OF RIBA-APPROVED CPD MATERIAL FOR TILING SPECIFIERS

The TTA now offers RIBA-approved CPD literature on virtually every subject related to tiling. The whole body of TTA technical publication has now been approved by RIBA and is available for download free-of-charge from the TTA website by registered architects and specifiers. All the TTA’s Technical Publications and Technical Advisory Notes are produced by members […]

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Featured, Job vacancies

JOB OPPORTUNITY – EXPORT SALES REPRESENTATIVE WITH ORIGINAL STYLE

Original Style is a leading manufacturer and distributor in the South West employing staff totalling over 230 with a proven continuing record of growth. Original Style distributes stone, glass and ceramic tiles and is one of Britain’s largest tile manufacturers. The company’s products are available in over 60 countries and over 2000 quality retail shops […]

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Featured, Training

IMPEY’S ‘WE ARE WETROOMS’ TRAINING TOUR ADDS EXTRA DATE

Impey’s ‘We Are Wetrooms’ training tour 2017 is proving so popular, that the UK-based manufacturer has decided to add an extra date to accommodate requests from installers who don’t want to miss out. As wetroom specification across domestic, commercial and healthcare markets continues to grow, installers, keen to ensure up-to-date knowledge of wetroom installation, have […]

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Featured, Products

NORCROS PRO-GYP BASE FAST TRACK SEALER ENABLES FASTER TILING ON TO ANHYDRITE SCREEDS

Norcros Adhesives, manufacturer of tiling adhesives, grouts and surface preparation products, speeds up tiling on to green screeds with its latest system solution. Pro Gyp-Base Fast Track Sealer greatly reduces the minimum drying times normally applicable for anhydrite (calcium sulfate) screeds. The new product comprises a three-stage preparation system for fixing ceramic and porcelain tiles […]

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Featured, General, Tiling ranges

LARSEN LAUNCHES NEW SPECIFICATION GUIDE FOR TILING

Larsen is delighted to announce the launch of its latest and most comprehensive literature, The Specification Guide for Tiling. This follows many months of hard work within the company. The Specification Guide has been designed totally with the customer in mind from the retail partner to the contractor, from the architect to the developer. It […]

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Exhibitions, Featured

HERITAGE SKILLS FESTIVAL AT LINCOLN CATHEDRAL SURPASSES EXPECTATIONS

The TTA have supported the Worshipful Company of Tylers & Bricklayers at the Heritage Skills Festival at Lincoln Cathedral. This successful and unique event held over the 23-24 June attracted over 10,000 people to view the ancient and modern trades and guilds of the London Livery Companies. The demonstrations of four skilled crafts included encaustic […]

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Awards, Featured

DOUBLE SUCCESS FOR ARDEX AT TTA AWARDS

It was a successful night for ARDEX at this year’s TTA Awards, winning in both the category for Best Use of Tile in a Commercial Contract and Employee of the Year! ARDEX won the project award for the 80-100 Victoria Street project, where the company’s products were specified to install 1600sq m of 2500 x 1000mm porcelain slabs supplied […]

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Exhibitions, Featured, General

TRADITIONAL TRADES TO THE FORE AT LINCOLN HERITAGE SKILLS FESTIVAL

The Worshipful Company of Tylers & Bricklayers is joining up with more than 20 other City of London Livery Companies for an exciting new event to be held at Lincoln Cathedral. Designed to celebrate Britain’s unique heritage crafts and trades, the Heritage Skills Festival will take place on 23 and 24 June. This is the […]

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