Entries by Lyn

David Bailey Furniture Systems relaunches its new Toprail division

David Bailey Furniture Systems, a leading manufacturer of high-quality fitted furniture solutions, has officially relaunched Toprail as a dynamic and innovative new division of its business, following the acquisition of the company in 2023.   Toprail, a revolutionary wall furnishing solution that offers unparalleled flexibility and easy reconfiguration, was developed by a team of engineers […]

Vox Ignis Launches Unicorn Voice PAVA with global first UL Certification

Worldwide voice alarm and safety communications specialist Vox Ignis has launched its new unified PAVA system, Unicorn Voice, after becoming the global first to recieve UL certification to EN54-16. This European standard specifies the requirements for voice alarm controls and other equipment used in fire detection and alarm systems. Unicorn Voice is a powerful wall-mounted, […]


Multi-million pound project transforms mothballed school

Contractor Clegg Construction has completed a £5.9m renovation scheme to transform Maltby Grammar School, near Rotherham, into a community resource and education centre. During the course of the project, Clegg invested more than £3m into the local economy by using local labour and materials wherever possible. Nine former Maltby Grammar School students, as well as […]

‘Amazon warehouse’ school extension approved ‘reluctantly’

A school extension has been approved by councillors despite concerns the new building looks like “an Amazon warehouse.” Hastings High School, in Burbage, near Hinckley, is to get a new sports hall, classrooms, dining room and bigger car park in a bid to increase capacity at the site, after Leicestershire County Council backed the scheme at a […]

Floors get Mapei eco-install at new 5 FE secondary school

A Mapei eco-system has been used to complete a floor installation at a new 5 FE secondary school in North West London.  The design and construction of the five-form entry secondary school was completed by BAM.  A series of Mapei EMICODE: EC1 Plus certified products were used to install DESSO carpet tiles and Tarkett safety […]


Zentia unveils Gridline: the next level in ceiling grid innovation

Zentia, the UK’s market leader in complete ceiling solutions, is proud to announce the launch of Gridline, the redesigned and streamlined suspended ceiling grid system, replacing Prelude 24 XL2 and TLS along with Prelude 15 XL2 and TLS. This exciting development reflects Zentia’s commitment to innovation, aesthetics, and enhanced functionality in the realm of ceiling […]


Tarkett champions inclusive & equitable educational settings

In England, the number of pupils with special educational needs (SEN) has risen sharply to over 1.5 million, marking an increase of 87,000 new diagnoses since 2022. These figures, likely conservative due to assessment process timelines, show a consistent upward trend since 2016. The importance of World Autism Awareness Day April is especially important in […]