Featured, General

BRIAN LINNINGTON RETIRES

Brian Linnington, managing director of Parkside and Strata Tiles, has taken early retirement, leaving the companies in the capable hands of new MD, Dan Little. Brian Linnington joined Topps Tiles plc 10 years ago and established the Commercial Sales Division in 2017. Through two acquisitions in Parkside and Strata Tiles, Brian has created a fast-growing […]

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THE IMPACT ON TILING OF COVID-19

Mintel has released its 2021 market report on ceramic tiles providing the most comprehensive and up-to-date information and analysis of ceramic tiles. It presents in-depth analysis and insight supported by a range of data with introductory and top-level content. All Mintel’s market reports contain easily manipulated and downloadable appendices of data to support the research […]

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General, Training

FREE TILING COURSES FOR WOMEN AT LEEDS COLLEGE OF BUILDING

Following on from the success of last year’s ‘Love Our Colleges’ campaign, Leeds College of Building, a TTA associated training centre, is dedicating 18–22 October to Colleges Week 2021 and highlighting the incredible work colleges do.  During the national awareness campaign, Leeds College of Building will host its first face-to-face open event post-COVID-19 on Thursday 21 […]

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Products

TILEMASTER LAUNCHES NEW RAPID RANGE

When under time pressure, it is essential to use a system that will allow rapid completion without cutting corners, safe in the knowledge that the installation will not fail. Fortunately, the Tilemaster Rapid System allows project completion, including grouting, in around 4 hours which is advantageous when time is of the essence. The stresses on […]

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Products

PARKSIDE AND STRATA TILES LAUNCH ENVIRONMENTAL ADHESIVE

Now available from Parkside and Strata Tiles, Regenr8 is a premium quality tile adhesive range that prioritises environmental sustainability. Specially formulated with Ecosand, an in-house composition of recycled waste materials that replaces natural extracted sand, Regenr8 is a tile adhesive range made with a minimum of 43% recycled content. Certified by GreenSpec as a sustainable building product, a single-part, flexible rapid and standard setting […]

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Projects

LOVELL STONE GROUP CHOOSES LTP PROTECTION AT WALTHAM FOREST TOWN HALL

A stunning natural stone installation, featuring a bespoke blend of Purbeck Stone paving from Lovell Stone Group, has recently been completed at Waltham Forest Town Hall in Walthamstow, East London. LTP’s ECOPROTECÒ Natural Finish Stone Sealer was specified to protect the bespoke limestone pavers, which span over 2,500 square metres. The installation was carried out by Foran […]

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DELIVERING THE GOVERNMENT’S ‘BUILD BACK BETTER’ AMBITIONS

The recently published CBI paper, New Foundations, believes that if the industry is to successfully support the country’s long-term net-zero and levelling-up ambitions, then Government and the construction industry must work together to improve construction buying habits. New Foundations calls for reforms outlined in the 2020 Construction Playbook to be accelerated to enable to the […]

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Appointments, Featured

TTA VOTED ONTO THE BUILD UK BOARD

TTA is pleased to announce the election of its Chief Executive Officer, Kay Porter, to the Board of Build UK. Build UK is the leading representative organisation within the construction industry, numbering clients, contractors and specialist trade associations amongst its membership. Its aim is to provide a single voice for the construction supply chain and […]

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