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  • Getting to Grips With Highway Pollution
    SDS
    Pollution from urban highways, trunk roads and motorways poses significant risks to the environment from toxic metals and hydrocarbons that are carried in surface water runoff. The risks are well-documented and the regulatory...
    SAVE Article
  • Maximising venue capacity using outdoor space
    Marley
    Working with social distancing guidelines As Government guidance changes, allowing hospitality businesses to reopen and host larger groups of customers, there are still restrictions in place to safeguard and mitigate against the...
    SAVE Article
  • Creating the perfect sports pitch
    Zaun
    To the untrained eye, a fence is just a fence. But when it comes to enclosing sports areas, it can keep balls in play, reduce maintenance, provide safety and security, deter vandalism and graffiti and even be an integral part of...
    SAVE Article
  • Why do schools need acoustic fencing?
    Jacksons Fencing
    At any school, there will be times during the day when the student population will be outdoors, whether this is before and after lessons, at lunchtime, or during PE. But with many schools located in populated areas, it’s...
    SAVE Article
  • LPS 1175 and how security fences and gates are tested
    Barkers Fencing
    Security fencing is designed to deter and deny unauthorised access to a site. Protecting valuable assets and premises from intruders. There are several third-party accreditations associated with tested fencing systems, as they...
    SAVE Article
  • The principles of successful urban tree pit design
    GreenBlue Urban Ltd
    The benefits that populations of healthy urban trees can create are significant, yet the environmental conditions found in urban spaces can often be a barrier to their successful establishment and long term survival. In order to...
    SAVE Article
  • High-security fencing for vaccine centres & Bio-chemical
    Barkers Fencing
    COVID-19 has unearthed a stark realisation of what devastating effects a virus/disease can have on not only people’s health but their livelihood, freeness and the economy. A number of COVID-19 vaccines have now been authorised...
    SAVE Article
  • 1.4003-grade stainless steel - the unique advantages
    IOTA
    An argument for why 1.4003-grade Stainless Steel should be much more widely specified for landscape products A. BACKGROUND Most specifiers are familiar with 304 and 316-grade Stainless Steels, and will know that they are...
    SAVE Article
  • Make a responsible choice with SMARTPLY SITEPROTECT
    MEDITE SMARTPLY
    Sustainability is an indelible consideration in the 21st century and highly relevant to the construction industry. In today’s increasingly environmentally aware society, the sustainability credentials of any construction project...
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  • No-hassle site hoarding: SMARTPLY SITEPROTECT
    MEDITE SMARTPLY
    As the construction industry adapts to the new government guidelines post lockdown, the importance of time-saving building products has become paramount. After the UK construction industry’s hiatus this year during the recent...
    SAVE Article
  • The importance of recycling
    Furnitubes International
    These days there is a lot of confusing information on the web about recycling and reusing materials. It can be hard to know where to begin when there is so much information out there saying contradictory things. However, there is...
    SAVE Article
  • The benefits of encouraging outdoor play in Early Years
    Sovereign Design Play Systems
    Away from the physical constraints of a classroom setting, there are countless opportunities to continue the development and learning of early years children outside of the school building. With an increase in screen time and...
    SAVE Article
  • 7 tips to greatly improve the quality of car parks
    Meon Ltd
    Car parks are a common and, some would say, underrated system within any industry - public and private. They provide an organised, safe, and easy way to park when visiting somewhere. Although holding such importance to a...
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  • Types of metal railings
    Jacksons Fencing
    The familiar aesthetic of traditional metal railings conjures up images of the past. The earliest uses of cast iron railings in England date from the 18th century, and although some were removed during World War II, many from the...
    SAVE Article
  • Watered-down SuDS regs need shoring up with common sense
    Hydro International
    Alex Stephenson, Director of Hydro International, addresses how policy and practice on surface water management has evolved three years on from a bout of devastating flooding in 2012. Are we any better prepared for surface water...
    SAVE Article