Projects

Weber.rend OCR by Saint-Gobain Weber saves time and money at new Flitwick Leisure Centre

The weber.rend OCR pre-blended one-coat render system has been used in the construction of the £12.5 million new leisure, sports and swimming pool complex recently opened at Flitwick in Bedfordshire by Central Bedfordshire Council. Significant savings in time and money have resulted from the use of weber.rend OCR specified as background render for substantial areas […]

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Projects

Penrith Tile Centre chooses Tilemaster for exclusive Carleton Manor Park

Penrith Tile Centre recently completed an extensive tiling project using Tilemaster fixing products at Cumbrian Homes’ exclusive Carleton Manor Park development. The new luxury homes featured porcelain wood effects, unpolished tumbled marble and stone mosaics, supplied by Ca’ Pietra, Marshalls Tile and Stone Interiors and Verona. Tilemaster products were chosen to facilitate a high-spec finish […]

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Training

FILA launches best practice Marble Roadshows

Surface care specialist FILA recently hosted its first Marble Roadshow, in partnership with Cosmave, Confindustria Marmomacchine and Video Marmoteca. The event was hosted in June at Musa — the Virtual Museum of Sculpture and Architecture of Pietrasanta (LU). Marble manufacturers, architects, interior designers and teams from specialist laboratories attended the roadshow, with content focused on […]

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General

Money-saving energy deals for TTA members

The Tile Association is working with Utilitywise to help members get better value from their energy contracts, reduce their energy consumption and save money. Utilitywise explain more about the exciting benefits for TTA members… As a partnership we understand the importance of managing your utility consumption and spend efficiently. With 46% of small businesses believing that energy […]

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Schlüter-Systems secures sponsorship for WorldSkills 2017 competition

The 44th WorldSkills Competition will be taking place in Abu Dhabi in October 2017 and Schlüter-Systems is proud to announce their sponsorship of the UK tiling team. The WorldSkills Competition is a flagship event: held every two years, it is the biggest vocational education and skills excellence event in the world, which truly reflects global […]

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TTA board strengthened with three new directors

The TTA, the trade association for the whole tiling industry – retailers, distributors, manufacturers and fixers – has strengthened its board with the appointment of three new directors, bringing the number on the board up to 14. In combination with the existing board members, the new additions represent a mix of experience and fresh insight […]

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Tiling ranges

Craven Dunnill launches inspiring new catalogue of floor and wall tiles

Award-winning ceramic tile company Craven Dunnill has published a catalogue of fashionable new ranges and proven classics under its Renaissance brand name. Featuring 136 pages and over 70 ranges of wall and floor tiles, the catalogue is a visually enticing reference for any would-be tile purchaser looking for fresh ideas. Renaissance, the company’s established brand […]

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