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August 2017
The latest news and innovations from the construction industry

Bolton's Albert Hall
re-roofed with
Welsh Slate

Some 24,000 Welsh slates have topped the challenging £7 million renovation of the oldest part of Bolton Town Hall. The county-grade 500mm x 300mm Penrhyn Heather Blues from Welsh Slate, part of the Lagan Group, were specified... ›››
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• Case Study
• MAC Roofing

£1 million innovation grant for the construction industry

A Soluis Group-led consortium has secured £1 million of funding from Innovate UK to develop an Augmented Worker System (AWE), pioneering the use of virtual and augmented reality for the construction industry... ›››
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• Soluis Group
• Innovate UK

Stannah Lifts provides guide to lifts for housing developments

A helpful guide on the lifts in housing developments, from fire fighting lifts to refurbishing existing lifts in a block of flats, the choices are endless, so read on to find out what the options are. Multi-storey housing developments... ›››
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• Lifts Range
• Market Sectors

Khan invests £25m in Pocket Living

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has invested £25m in a private property developer to boost London’s affordable housebuilding. The investment, part of Khan’s £3.15bn Innovation Fund, will enable developer Pocket Living... ›››
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Eclisse Syntesis® Flush for a contemporary flush interior

The new Syntesis® Flush Collection from Eclisse is a range of architrave free pocket door systems, concealed frame hinged door systems and an ingenious skirting board adaptor that allows your skirting to be flush with the walls... ›››
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• Company website
• Flush door systems
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Overbury and Morgan Lovell help parent group results

National fit out and refurbishment specialist Overbury, and leading office interior design, fit out and refurbishment specialist Morgan Lovell, have contributed to half year results released today (8 August 2017)... ›››
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• Morgan Lovell
• Overbury
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Local Government Association
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