Nobu Hotel case study

Nobu Hotel case study

Project at a glance Project name: Nobu Hotel, Shoreditch, London Project type: New development Roofing contractor: G.S. Moore Roofing Contractors Ltd. Flex-R System: RubberBond® FleeceBack™   The project Nobu Hotel is a new development in Shoreditch, East London, and was opened by Hollywood legend Robert De Niro and Japanese chef Nobu Matsuhisa in May 2018….

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Recycling Buildings: 10 Building Materials That Can Be Reused After Demolition

Construction and demolition waste are one of the heaviest and most voluminous waste streams generated in the EU accounting for approximately 25%-30% of all waste generated. Demolition recycling is an important step in a building’s life cycle, as material reclamation and good recycling practices can divert over 90% of the building’s material from the landfill. Here’s what…

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What To Actually Look For When Buying A House

Buying a new home can be incredibly stressful. There’s so much you have to think about, it can all become a bit much at times. According to studies, only 26% of people viewed their current home once before buying it, while 43% viewed the property twice, 21% three times and 11% four or more times,…

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Leigh Spinners Mill case study

Leigh Spinners Mill case study

Project at a glance Project name: Leigh Spinners Mill, Leigh, Lancashire Project type: Renovation Main contractor: Permicoat Flex-R products: RubberBond® FleeceBack™   The project Leigh Spinners Mill is a Grade II listed building and one of the finest examples of a working mill in the UK. It was opened in 1915, and the ground floor…

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Mental Health In Construction

Mental Health In Construction

Mental Health In Construction Over 1,400 construction workers committed suicide between 2011 – 2015. Construction trades have the highest number of suicides of any profession. Risk of suicide for those working in building and construction trades is 1.6 times higher than the national average. More than a quarter of construction employees have considered taking their own…

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Skyscrapers Of The Future

Skyscrapers Of The Future

5 Buildings Under Construction That Will Be Amongst The Top 10 Tallest In The World By 2021 If you think that some of the tallest towers in the world are impressive now, then you’ve seen nothing yet. Not only will the next generation of skyscrapers be in amongst the tallest in the world, with one…

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The Most Popular Tourist Hotspots Ranked

The Most Popular Tourist Hotspots Ranked

Measured by the number of overnight visitors, the recently released Mastercard Global Destination Cities Index revealed the most visited tourist hotspots of 2017. But which city is the easiest for tourists to explore? We ranked the top 5 most visited cities of 2017. Our Ranking System: Walking Promotion Walkable streets and neighbourhoods are the foundation…

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