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HOMEBASE SAVES BATHSTORE FROM ADMINISTRATION

A part of the Bathstore chain has been saved from administration, following acquisition by Homebase. The DIY chain has confirmed that it has acquired 44 of the 135 stores which were part of the Bathstore portfolio. As well being a major contender in the bathroom ceramics market, Bathstore is a significant tile retailer, offering wall […]

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LTP ADDS NEW PORCELAIN TILE PROTECTOR

LTP has introduced a new eco-friendly protection treatment for unpolished porcelain tiles. Suitable for use indoors and out, the new Porcelain Tile Protector is a water-based ‘pre-and-post-grout’ treatment. It is designed to protect tiles from staining and to allow easy removal of residues of cement-based grouts and two-part resin based jointing compounds, as well as […]

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INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS CRITICAL TO SUCCESS, SAYS CPA

Output from Britain’s construction industry is expected to be less than previously forecast over the next three years, according to the Construction Products Association Summer forecast 2019-2021. The revised assessment is due to concerns about the Government’s ability to deliver on major infrastructure projects. The CPA Forecast now anticipates a 0.3% decline in total construction […]

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