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  • Local authority living walls

    Green spaces can have a significant impact on our health and wellbeing but as cities expand, these spaces ...

    Green spaces can have a significant impact on our health and wellbeing but as cities expand, these spaces are disappearing and nature if playing less of a role in our lives. Scott Anderson looks at ho ...

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  • Lightweight renovating plaster

    Plaster is one of the most extensively used materials, yet compromising quality over cost can lead to lon ...

    Plaster is one of the most extensively used materials, yet compromising quality over cost can lead to long-term property maintenance issues. Iain Spence puts forward the case for alternative plaster u ...

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  • Space saver

    Within student accommodation the kitchen and dining space is one of the main areas for socialising and is ...

    Within student accommodation the kitchen and dining space is one of the main areas for socialising and is subject to high levels of usage as well as wear and tear. Bob Andrew explains what to look for ...

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  • Ease of installation

    When tasked with upgrading bathroom facilities across several properties, finding the right product is cr ...

    When tasked with upgrading bathroom facilities across several properties, finding the right product is crucial to ensure a trouble-free job for direct labour organisations (DLOs) and contractors. Stev ...

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  • Facilities grants

    Altro offers advice on making the DFG work for Cognitive Disorders and home improvements that really help ...

    Altro offers advice on making the DFG work for Cognitive Disorders and home improvements that really help. ...

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  • St Albans park life

    St Albans’ approach to Flexicare Housing leads to Design Excellence Award for Parkside View in Hertfordsh ...

    St Albans’ approach to Flexicare Housing leads to Design Excellence Award for Parkside View in Hertfordshire. ...

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  • Making a house a home

    LABM speaks to owner and founder of void refurbishment specialist, SCS, Sarah Southworth, about how the v ...

    LABM speaks to owner and founder of void refurbishment specialist, SCS, Sarah Southworth, about how the void process works and how the company has developed a model that meets the varied needs of hous ...

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  • Waiting for the detail

    Matthew Warburton, policy advisor at the Association of Retained Council Housing (ARCH), discusses why co ...

    Matthew Warburton, policy advisor at the Association of Retained Council Housing (ARCH), discusses why councils are struggling to assess the impact of the Housing and Planning Bill. ...

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  • High priority fire safety

    Next month marks the seventh anniversary of the UK’s worst-ever tower block fire disaster. The blaze that ...

    Next month marks the seventh anniversary of the UK’s worst-ever tower block fire disaster. The blaze that ripped through Lakanal House in 2009 claiming six lives, including those of three young childr ...

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  • Fire safety & detection

    Steve Martin discusses the Regulatory Reform Fire Safety Order. ...

    Steve Martin discusses the Regulatory Reform Fire Safety Order. ...

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