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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, 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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100 YEAR-OLD N&C ADVERT SHOWS HISTORY OF BATHROOM PRODUCTS

A Nicholls & Clarke advertisement from 1913, taken from a publication of the time, shows how products within the bathroom industry have changed and have become more modern over time.  Since the invention of bathroom products, their design, style and practicality has changed dramatically. The historic N&C advert shows illustrations of a “family boiler” and a […]

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SO WHO ARE THE REAL COWBOYS?

The crimes of cowboy builders are well publicised. However the latest study from trades insurer AXA, in an interesting alternative take on this theme, finds that rogue traders may well be out-numbered by rogue customers. Customers having a cavalier attitude towards tradesmen’s safety and wellbeing is common, as are attempts to belittle their expertise, and the worst behaviour would […]

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MARAZZI OPENS NEW SHOWROOM IN CLERKENWELL, LONDON

Italian brand Marazzi, leading international player in the ceramic tiles sector, has opened its first showroom in London, in the heart of Clerkenwell, one of the most renowned design hubs worldwide. Thanks to this opening, Marazzi aims at further establishing its name among the international architects and interior designers working in the capital, thus enhancing its […]

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Awards, Featured, General

NORCROS WINS TTA BEST ENVIRONMENTAL INITIATIVE – FOR THE SECOND YEAR RUNNING!

Norcros Adhesives has cemented its reputation as the leading environmental manufacturer in our industry. It has for the second year running won the TTA Award for Best Environmental Initiative. This comes following a year in which the company has broadened its efforts to eliminate negative environmental impacts of its business. During 2016 the company launched […]

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