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  • Adding balustrades, trellises or fencing to planters
    IOTA
    Discover how integrating balustrades, trellising and fences into planters can reduce costs, increase usability and provide integrated safety for roof garden perimeters
    SAVE Article
  • The Benefits of Using Class A Aluminium Decking
    Alfresco Floors
    Class A decking is an important element of any high rise project as it is a non-combustible external flooring solution, but what are the other key benefits to aluminium decking? Aluminium decking is a popular choice due to its...
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  • Why use British Stone? by CED Stone Group MD, Giles Heap
    CED Stone Group
    We all know that the UK currently imports huge amounts of stone from China and India. Interestingly though, for commercial and public realm projects, we are seeing more and more clients choose European stone over Indian or...
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  • Made in Britain
    Westminster Stone
    Westminster Stone are now a part of the British Manufacturing community 'Made in Britain'. You will see the registered collective mark on our British manufactured products such as the National Trust Paving Collection. The mark...
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  • Paving the way to shareable, more pedestrianised cities
    Marshalls plc
    Sometime in urban history the status quo ante for streets and public spaces was replaced by the idea of segregating pedestrians and vehicles, with cars squeezing pedestrians off the streets, making it impossible to walk and...
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  • The benefits of tree pits
    Howe Green
    The specification of trees within an urban area can provide many benefits, including improving inhabitants’ mental and physical wellbeing, filtering urban pollutants and aiding the offset of carbon emissions. However, the...
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  • Tyre Abrasion - The Dark Side of Microplastics
    SDS
    Thank goodness for Sir David, and all those colourful images illustrating how plastic is turning up in even the most remote and unpopulated places on earth. Who could fail to be astonished by its persistent and pervasive global...
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  • Tree anchors: contractor guidelines and considerations
    Platipus Anchors Ltd
    Platipus Anchors suggests that, for contractors, the following considerations are the most important things to remember when it comes to tree anchors. How long does it take to install a rootball fixing system? Once the hole is...
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  • Greening the grey: 5 benefits of planting in cities
    Furnitubes International
    Greening the grey: 5 benefits of planting in urban cities It’s part of our mission to get more people outside and green the grey in our cities and we know adding beautiful planters and softening an urban landscape are great ways...
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  • What Is Secured by Design?
    Barkers Fencing
    What Is Secured by Design? The aim of perimeter security is to reduce crime and protect assets. Premises such as school, utilities, airports and medical facilities need guarantees that security measures are going to perform. This...
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  • Polyester powder coating explained
    Jacksons Fencing
    When specifying fencing for your site, along with aesthetics and security, the finish should be carefully considered. Budget, climate and location can all influence which finish will be most suitable for your requirements.
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  • Urban Runoff - The Forgotten Polluter?
    SDS
    Jo Bradley, Market Development Manager, SDS Limited, takes a look at a neglected issue..... Rainwater that runs off impervious surfaces such as roads, roofs and car parks can carry with it hazardous pollutants. Heavy storms pose...
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  • Designing large-scale planters in multiple sections
    IOTA
    Bespoke manufacture in metal is the ideal choice when designing planters on a large scale. Production constraints and logistics demand that planters over a certain size will need to be split into more manageable units. Rather...
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  • How to secure a children’s play area outside
    Jacksons Fencing
    Allowing children the freedom to play outside is essential to their development and there is mounting evidence to promote the health and social benefits of outdoor learning. Creating a dedicated safe play zone will also distract...
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  • Greening the grey: The greenest cities
    Furnitubes International
    In one way or another, we all try to live a more sustainable lifestyle. Our everyday choices have an impact on the environment we live in; from choosing to buy bottled water or that coffee on the morning run. We explore how we...
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