RIBA London is hosting the last in the RIBA CPD Roadshow series on 29th November at etc.venues Liverpool St – Norton Folgate, Bishopsgate Court, 4-12 Norton Folgate, E1 6DQ. The day will provide architects with a unique opportunity to learn from a wide range of CPD Providers delivering a variety of RIBA-approved CPD seminars all on one day.
ISO 9001:2015 is the latest BSI standard for evaluating an organisation’s quality management system. Attaining this certification proves that the Sandbach, Cheshire based flooring specialists are constantly operating to the highest possible standard and adhering to industry best practise throughout a wide variety of business-critical activities.
When specifying the flooring for a canteen several factors must be considered, such as who will be using the space, what they will be using it for and what challenges the floor will face. For office canteens, it can be assumed that staff will be using the space to relax and eat lunch, so the floor is likely to face exposure to spilled food or drink, highlighting two properties that should be specified for the flooring - slip resistance and chemical resistance.
When Edrington, the international spirits group that owns The Macallan, decided to build a £140 million facility to meet increasing global demand, they knew that no ordinary site would suffice. Instead, Edrington worked with the architectural practise Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners to build a one-of-a-kind architectural monument on The Macallan’s traditional Speyside estate to house both a distillery and visitor centre.
Wholly owned by Bangor University, Menai Science Park, or M-SParc as it’s known, is a facility where collaborations are encouraged and ignited by chance encounters in the shared spaces, and the client was eager for this energy to be reflected in the building’s interior.
The floor is imperative to making sure that a plant is able to reliably keep on running for year after year. Failing floors are a sure-fire way to slow down activity by causing trip hazards, making the site more difficult to clean and incurring long periods of unprofitable downtime while the finish is being repaired or replaced.
Flowcrete UK will be displaying several products that are ideal for use in the food and beverage industry, including the antibacterial enhanced Flowfresh range and its fast-curing methyl methacrylate (MMA) resin acrylic floor coating collection Flowfast.
The resin flooring specialists held three dedicated training days to inform the nation’s flooring applicators about recent enhancements that have been made to its high-performance screed systems as well as to introduce several new concrete repair and enhancement solutions.
For example, the demands that a craft beer brewery will face are going to be very different to that of a fishery and a confectioner is going to have to take into account different environmental concerns compared to a dairy farm.