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Balcony Decking Options – An Architect’s Guide

This is a guide to non-combustible balcony decking options. In recent years the number of...

Six Construction Trends to Look Out For in 2021

2020 has been a transformational year for the construction industry. The restrictions introduced due to...

The Golden Safety Thread Decoded

The draft Building Safety Bill was released in July 2020, incorporating the suggestions of the...

Draft Safety Bill: 6 Key Takeaways for Leaseholders

The government released the draft of its new Building Safety Bill in July earlier this...

Draft Safety Bill: 6 Key Takeaways for Architects

The government published the draft of its new Building Safety Bill in July earlier this...

Fire Rated Balcony Decking – Guide to Class A1 and A2

The regulations regarding fire safety of external walls have been revised to ensure the safety...

Understanding the Draft Building Safety Bill

A draft of the Building Safety Bill was published in July this year. The bill...

Key Recommendations Made by Dame Judith Hackitt at the Construction Leaders’ Summit

At the Construction Leaders’ Summit on the National Building Specification held last week, Dame Judith...

BS 8579 2020 – Balcony & Terrace Design Checklist

BS 8579:2020 lays down the various design requirements for balconies and terraces to ensure that...

Key takeaways from BS 8579:2020

Here are some of the key takeaways from BS 8579:2020. Definitions of terminology In BS...

Decoding Sadiq Khan’s 5 Key Steps to Fixing the EWS Crisis

Since the Grenfell Tower fire, the government has been continuously trying to bring about reforms...