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Tighten rules on timber-clad blocks, says fire safety expert


Calls follow blaze in Barking, east London, where 10 flats were destroyed

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CPD 10 2019: Using timber decking to sustainably maximise space

This CPD, sponsored by Marley, will look at the benefits of using different types of decking and why timber decking is a sustainable product. It will also explore possible hazards and solutions to consider at planning stage, alongside profile choices

Farrat CPD June 2019 22 Bishopsgate during construction with Farrat Thermal Break in-situ, courtesy of Severfield


CPD 9 2019: Structural thermal breaks

This CPD, sponsored by Farrat, will examine applications and options for structural thermal breaks



In Focus

Barking fire: what can we learn?

2019-06-19T05:00:00+01:00By Joey Gardiner

The blaze at a Building Regs-compliant, timber-clad residential block prompts searching questions

Foundations Launch-1618 CROP

In Focus

Interview: Mark Kitts, Liverpool Foundation Homes

2019-06-17T05:00:00+01:00By Josephine Smit

The housing company boss talks rent-to-buy, its relationship with the council, and helping to found a boxing academy