Elizabeth Jordan

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Housing Minister to address BMF Members Annual Conference

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Kit Malthouse MP, Minister of State for Housing, will speak at the Builders Merchants Federation’s  Annual Members’ Conference on 19 September 2019. Malthouse is responsible for housing & home ownership and planning & development in England. Specific policies such as Help to Buy, affordable & social housing, Building Regulations and …

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Marley helps contractors reduce working at height risk


As a new Government report puts working at height safety in the spotlight, Marley has hosted free courses at its training centre in Burton to help contractors stay up to date with the latest safety requirements and reduce the risk of falls on site. Delivered by Midland Roof Training, the …

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BSRIA Briefing 2019 Guest Speaker

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BSRIA is delighted to announce that the guest speaker at its flagship event – the annual Briefing and lunch – is Dame Kelly Holmes, DBE and will be held at the Brewery, in London, on Friday 15th November 2019. A double Olympic gold medallist, Kelly Holmes became only the second …

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Scott Parnell appoints new Northern Regional Director

Steve Holroyd

Civils and drainage supplier Scott Parnell has appointed Steve Holroyd to the new role of Northern Regional Director at the company.   Holroyd, who has a wealth of experience working for competitor businesses, will be responsible for generating and securing business in the region, and developing sales strategy.   Commenting …

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Kent Blaxill Support City College Norwich

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Kent Blaxill are proud to support City College Norwich with their new Painting and Decorating Courses. Kent Blaxill are supporting Level 1 this year and will continue that support through Levels 2 and 3. The Careers Event invited local schools from a wide radius around Norwich to discover the new …

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CCF Opens new Branch in Scunthorpe

Leading insulation and interior building products distributor CCF has opened a new 18000 sq ft branch in Scunthorpe.

Leading insulation and interior building products distributor, CCF, has opened a new 18,000 sq ft branch in Scunthorpe, to offer customers operating within the interior building market greater access to a wide range of products and industry knowledge. Building professionals can visit CCF Scunthorpe, based on Newdown Road, to access …

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Primaflow F&P in double marathon effort for Make-A-Wish UK

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As part of Primaflow F&P’s fundraising campaign for Make-A-Wish UK, the company’s Executive PA Dani Wright is set to take on two endurance races.   Wright’s challenge kicks off with the 26.2-mile London Marathon on 28th April, and continues just two weeks later with the Dukeries Ultra Marathon – a …

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Marley launches latest addition to popular Maxima Clay Interlocking range


With increased demand for building products which focus on ease of installation, without comprising aesthetics or quality of finish, Marley has extended its range of Maxima clay interlocking tiles with the introduction of a new Matt Black colour. As the ongoing skills shortage continues to affect the roofing sector, the …

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Safeguard’s Dryzone Fast-Set Plaster is no slouch

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For small masonry patches or the dubbing out of uneven walls, Safeguard Europe – the UK’s leading specialist in damp-proofing and waterproofing technology – has introduced Dryzone Fast-Set Plaster, a renovation plaster that facilitates the rapid repair of treated damp walls owing to its setting time of only two hours. …

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Filplastic help launch new West Building Supplies Scarborough Depot

West Building Supplies Scarborough

West Building Supplies has expanded outside its native Bridlington for the first time with help from Filplastic UK. The business, which has three depots in Bridlington, launched a new, purpose built-branch in Scarborough earlier this month, making West Building Supplies one of Yorkshire’s largest independent builders’ merchants. According to Oliver West, …

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