03.01 BUILDING, DESIGN & MATERIALS

Lifton

Description


Lifton is the manufacturer of the Lifton Home Lift - a unique and innovative capsule-shaped domestic lift which has one of the smallest footprints of any home lift on the market making it environmentally-friendly and green. Read more »

Location

Building 5,
First Avenue, Pensnett Estate,
Kingswinford DY6 7TE
United Kingdom

Clearwell Caves - Ancient Iron Mines

Description

Working mining museum still producing natural, iron-based pigments (ochre): yellow, red, purple and brown colours. Mined on a small scale by free miners. Suitable for artists or home decorators using natural finishes such as lime wash, distempters, washes etc. Beautiful colours. Also, nine large caverns with mining displays, cafe, shop, picnic area, open to the public daily.

Location

Royal Forest of Dean, Coleford, Gloucestershire GL16 8JR
United Kingdom

Wood for Good

Description

Wood for good is the UK's wood promotion campaign. The Wood for Good campaign works on behalf of the whole timber industry in the UK. It aims to promote the suitability and sustainability of wood as a building material to the construction and logistics sectors and associated professionals such as architects and design engineers.

Building Research Establishment Ltd (BRE)

Description

BRE helps government, industry and business to meet the challenges of our built environment. Today's need to combat climate change, and the significant economic and social issues we now face, are no exceptions.

BRE is an independent and impartial, research-based consultancy, testing and training organisation, offering expertise in every aspect of the built environment and associated industries. We help clients create better, safer and more sustainable products, buildings, communities and businesses - and we support the innovation needed to achieve this. Read more »

Location

Bucknalls Lane, Garston,
Watford, Hertfordshire WD25 9XX
United Kingdom

OSMO UK

Description

Manufacturer and supplier of OS colour biocide and preservative-free, natural, oil-based timber finishes. Also hardwax oil finishes for wood or cork flooring, stain-resistant against wine, beer, cola, coffee and tea. Safe for children's furniture and toys.

Osmo has added timber to its product roster, including internal and external cladding, flooring and joinery.

Location

Unit 24 Anglo Business Park,
Smeaton Close,
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire HP19 8UP
United Kingdom

Reckless Orchard Landscape Consultants Limited

Description

A small landscape architecture practice with a special interest in sustainable design (particularly straw bale construction and home zones) and we also have a background in urban wildlife and nature conservation. You can see examples of their work on the website.

Location

The Old Ship, Llandogo,
Monmouth, Monmouthshire NP25 4TD
United Kingdom

The Woolly Shepherd Ltd

Description

At the Woolly Shepherd, we produce sustainable acoustic solutions from natural fibres. Our products enhance your environment, reducing background noise and improving speech intelligibility, thereby creating a more productive space.

Please take a look at some of the many testimonies from a cross section of our customers

We provide high performance, professionally tested products at competitive prices. These are delivered with remarkable flexibility in design and exemplary levels of customer service. Read more »

Location

Secret Meadow,
Weekmoor, Milverton,
Taunton, Somerset TA4 1QE
United Kingdom

British Association of Landscape Industries

Description

The British Association of Landscape Industries (BALI) was established in 1972 to provide a voice for Landscapers and, most importantly, to raise standards throughout the industry. Since this date membership has grown to over 750, making BALI the UK's leading representative trade association for firms undertaking landscaping, both interior and exterior, and a wide range of associated suppliers.

Location

Landscape House,
Stoneleigh Park, National Agricultural Centre,
Kenilworth CV8 2LG
United Kingdom

Chartered Association of Building Engineers

Description

The Association is a leading body for professionals who design, build, evaluate and maintain buildings. We represent members working in the private and public sectors and are acknowledged by Government departments, academic institutions and other professional bodies as being a market leader in our sector.

Location

Lutyens House,
Billing Brook Road, Weston Favell,
Northampton, Northamptonshire NN3 8NW
United Kingdom

Howard Gibbons Reclamation

Description

We specialise in reclaimed structural hardwood, mainly Greenheart which is very durable and structurally stable.

Location

Howard Gibbons Reclamation Yard,
Exmoor,
Minehead, Somerset TA24 7PU
United Kingdom
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