Featured, General

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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Featured, General

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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General

KERRIDGE SYSTEMS HELP TILEFLAIR IMPROVE CUSTOMER SERVICE

Tileflair has grown from a single branch business, established in 1972 and trading from a high street location, to the largest, privately owned wall and floor tile distributor in the South of England. The company operates a flagship store in Bristol plus nine other showrooms and two warehouses across the south of England. Tileflair’s managing […]

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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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General

UK CONSTRUCTION GROWTH EXPECTED TO BE DRIVEN BY INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENT

Construction output is expected to grow by 0.8% in 2017, 0.7% in 2018 and 2.2% in 2019, according to the latest forecast by the Construction Products Association (CPA). Although the forecast shows that the industry will maintain its post-Referendum momentum, it also masks a considerable variation in fortunes across the key construction sectors. In particular, growth […]

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Appointments, General

GARETH GRAY JOINS TILEMASTER’S GROWING TEAM

Gareth Gray has joined Tilemaster as Area Sales Manager for its Flooring Division, for the North, Midlands, Scotland and Ireland. In his role, Gareth will work with flooring distributors and contractors, offering daily technical and specification support, carrying out site visits and organising demonstration days. Gareth’s flooring career started straight from school, working in carpet […]

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Featured, Products

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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Appointments, Job vacancies

NEW OPPORTUNITY TO JOIN EMC TILES IN A KEY MARKETING ROLE

An opportunity has arisen to join family-run EMC Tiles in a key role as head of marketing. The TTA award-winning company is well-known in the industry for having three generations of family members in leading positions. Now a newly-created post of head of marketing has become available as the company seeks to attract a talented and experienced marketeer […]

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Exhibitions, Featured

SURFACE DESIGN SHOW RUNS UNTIL THURSDAY THIS WEEK

From 6pm on Tuesday 7 February until 5pm on Thursday 9 February, over 170 exhibitors will be showcasing thousands of interior and exterior surfaces, as Surface Design Show 2017 returns to London’s Business Design Centre. Professionals can register for free to attend via the show website, ensuring they are the first to discover the newest and most exciting […]

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