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  • Bound And Unbound Paving Construction
    CED Stone Group
    There are two basic types of construction for paving: bound (rigid construction, generally utilising concrete and cement mortars); unbound (flexible construction, usually without concrete and cement mortars). Within each of those...
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  • Five benefits of using trees in urban design
    Furnitubes International
    Find out the main benefits of including trees in urban design.
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  • Love your local park – and keep it litter free
    Amberol
    Love your local park – and keep it litter free One of the positive side effects of Covid restrictions has been the fact that many people have been spending more time outdoors as a way of legally and safely meeting up with friends...
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  • "Our Children Need Places to Play"
    Proludic Play & Sports Areas
    UK families are concerned that their children may soon have nowhere to play and urge the government to address the situation urgently. That’s according to early findings of new research [1] by the Association of Play Industries...
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  • Things to consider when choosing metal railings
    Alpha Rail
    When choosing metal railings for a project there are a range of things that should be considered. As well as the technical side of things, aesthetics play a big part in the style of railing chosen. Appearance The benefits of...
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  • Tree anchors: design guidelines and considerations
    Platipus Anchors Ltd
    The following guidelines take you through the most important considerations you need to make when designing a scheme involving tree anchoring. Tree sizes Is there accurate information regarding the overall height and...
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  • Domestic acoustic fencing
    Jacksons Fencing
    Noise pollution is becoming an increasing concern, and it’s more than simply an annoyance – it can have a detrimental impact on health and wellbeing. Studies have found that even small increases in ambient sound can have a marked...
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  • Red thread disease in lawns - how to treat it
    Harrowden Turf
    What does red thread disease look like? The first clue that your lawn may be suffering from red thread disease is the appearance of small straw-coloured patches in the sward. These patches usually have an irregular shape and you...
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  • Deck finishing – success comes in the preparation
    Silva Timber
    Nick Taylor, Managing Director of Silva Timber Products and Sjoerd Bos, VP of Sansin, provide advice on how best to finish decking. Whether you are a garden designer looking at a deck for a residential client, or an architect or...
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  • Fibre reinforced cement seating - the production process
    IOTA
    IOTA's Boulevard range of planters and street furniture is manufactured in Switzerland from a proprietary, patent-protected form of fibre-reinforced cement (FRC). FRC is a consolidated blend of cement, limestone, water, cellulose...
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  • How to integrate planters and bench seating
    IOTA
    Discover how to integrate seating into planters. In addition to bespoke solutions, there are two generic techniques that can be applied to adapt existing planter designs without incurring excessive costs
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  • Benefits of spectator rails for outdoor football pitches
    Zaun
    With increased scrutiny on the safety and wellbeing of players and fans, spectator rails are a common feature of outdoor football pitches. Yes, they may be a legal requirement for many non-league and academy associations. Still,...
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  • Designing a high-security perimeter
    Jacksons Fencing
    In many situations, high security is a given. Government buildings, airports and prisons are areas that are all obvious targets for crime, sabotage and terrorism. Other targets are perhaps less obvious – computer data centres,...
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  • 4 considerations for data centre security fencing
    Barkers Fencing
    4 considerations for data centre security fencing When it comes to specifying a security fence for your data centre, it is important to take a number of things into consideration, such as budget, location and perceived threat.
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  • Wildflowers for specifiers and developers
    Harrowden Turf
    Easy BREEAM compliant environmental enhancement for building projects Feedback from property rentals and sales shows that BREEAM rated buildings deliver a better return on investment for developers and owners. The market demands...
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