Monthly Archives: November 2015

We’re proud to announce the launch of our new website

We are pleased to announce the launch of our new website which incorporates improved functionality, design and navigation.

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As market leader in the manufacture and supply of structural waterproofing and gas protection systems, we have an important role to play in delivering highest quality products, guidance and expertise to construction sector customers throughout the UK. Our new website has been designed to best reflect this public profile.

The website features a clean and simplistic layout in terms of design and content with an integrated blog portal which is regularly updated to ensure visitors can quickly and easily access the latest information from the industry. Over half of our visitors access the website via mobile devices and it is with this in mind that we designed the new portal to be completely compatible with smartphones and tablets to ensure that all users are able to easily access the news, case studies, datasheets and resources whilst on site or on the go. Continue reading

London office construction increases by 18%

Construction in London has now returned to the peak levels of 2009, according to new data.

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According to the latest Deloitte London Office Crane Survey, office construction in the capital is up by 18% over the past six months to 11.1 million square feet.

There have been 26 new starts on office schemes, adding three million square feet to the pipeline, additionally there has been a 21% rise in let space under construction.

Although volume of new space completed in 2015 is expected to be down on 2014 and 2013 (just 3.3 million sq ft will complete in 2015), the rise in demolition levels (to 6.4 million square feet) indicates more construction work is imminent.

Available office space continues to be in short term supply and completions in 2015 have done little to alleviate this.

Much of the activity is attributed to the Crossrail project generating office developments. Continue reading