Featured, General

TRIMLINE TRADE BREAKFAST MORNING

Trimline is holding a Trade Breakfast Morning at the Teardrop Centre on Wednesday 22nd of March 2017. The event will run from 07.30 to 4.00pm. The day will have a busy agenda featuring presentations, training and live demos from the tiling industry’s top brands. It will also be an opportunity to meet the Trimline Team and tour the company’s […]

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Featured, Products

NEW PRO PLY TILE BACKER BOARD FROM NORCROS ADHESIVES

The key to a successful tiling job lies, not in the tiles themselves, but in what the tiles are fixed to. The latest launch from Norcros Adhesives provides a strong, stable background for all types of projects, especially installations in bathrooms and wetrooms. Norcros Pro Ply Tile Backer Board is a high performance, mineral based, […]

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Featured, General, Products

OUTDOOR PROTECTION FROM FILA HYDROREP ECO

Surface care specialist, FILA has launched a new water-repellent protector for outdoor surfaces. New FILA Hydrorep Eco is a solvent-free treatment for ask types of outdoor surfaces, including unpolished stone and agglomerates, quarry tiles, terracotta, concrete, exposed bricks and plaster. It protects against water, weathering and efflorescence, and also hampers the build up of algae, moulds […]

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Featured, Tiling ranges

NEW TEXTURES FROM BRITISH CERAMIC TILE

British Ceramic Tile has extended its product offering with the addition of two contemporary ranges, New Brighton and Luna. Featuring a subtle linear design, both collections bring visual interest and texture to walls, tapping into consumer demand for tiles with raised surfaces. A favourite amongst consumers, linear designs continue to be a strong seller for […]

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Featured, Projects

WEST COUNTRY LEISURE CENTRE REFURBISHED WITH A FULL BAL TILING SOLUTION

A £550,000 refurbishment of a Somerset leisure centre has been completed thanks in part to a full tiling solution from BAL. BAL worked with tiling contractors J Bailey and Sons to provide a full M40 specification, fixing materials and on-site support for new changing rooms and shower areas at Wells Leisure Centre operated by independent […]

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JOHNSON TILES TO SHED 90 JOBS IN RESTRUCTURING MOVE

Johnson Tiles, one of the UK’s last remaining volume tile manufacturers, has announced a major restructuring programme. A statement released to the local media by parent company Norcros Group (Holdings) Ltd., states that around 90 jobs will be lost as part of the restructuring. The company based in Tunstall, Stoke, employs about 400 people at […]

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GOVERNMENT TACKLES ‘BROKEN’ HOUSING MARKET

The Government has introduced new plans to fix the “broken housing market” and build more homes across England. The plans include the creation of a new £3 billion Home Building Fund. Communities Secretary Sajid Javid says the current system isn’t working and is one of the greatest barriers to progress in Britain today. The reforms […]

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Featured, Projects

KING’S CROSS PREMIER INN REFURBISHED WITH HELP FROM ULTRAFLOOR

HSB flooring contractors finished a refurb in 2016 at King’s Cross Premier Inn. The job had lasted several weeks, during which the hotel remained open. When a building remains operational during a project additional challenges are always presented. This project ran without issue or delays, thanks to the versatile UltraFloor Level IT Bond and speedy Level […]

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Awards, Featured

TTA ACKNOWLEDGES SUPPORT FROM THIS YEAR’S GOLD SPONSORS OF THE TTA AWARDS

The TTA is delighted that there are now six Gold sponsors for this year’s Awards – ARDEX, BAL, Bellota, Impey Showers, Norcros Adhesives and Tilemaster Adhesives. These leading brands have all recognized the benefit that the Awards sponsorship can play within their marketing plans for the year. The TTA is very grateful for their support. […]

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TILEMASTER’S SUPER FLOW 30 IS A ‘GAME CHANGER’

Tilemaster has launched its new ultra-rapid-setting self-leveller – Super Flow 30. It is a two-part system which provides a top surface finish that can be walked on within 30 minutes – and covered with decorative floor coverings after 90 minutes and ceramics within 45-60 minutes. The new ‘game changer’ compound offers multiple fixer benefits – from […]

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