Another flag ship site for Highwood Construction in Westergate, West Sussex. This 60 bed assisted care development is progressing well with Broadsword undertaking all of the metal partitions, Drylining, Tape & Jointing plus the Floor Screed works. We are currently 2 weeks ahead of the issued programme! Keep up the good work!
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Work on site for one of our valued clients Life Build Solutions begins today for Broadsword Screeding with the installation of RIW Blue Damp Proof Membrane prior to laying Xtratherm insulation and floor screed.
Great progress being made by the Broadsword team at the prestigious 68-bed Botleigh Grange residential care home. Despite COVID-19 related material shortages every team member is pulling together to make sure works continue to run smoothly! Photo Credit: Highwood Group
Prime minister Boris Johnson has confirmed his government’s commitment to using construction to help rebuild the economy in the wake of the coronavirus crisis. He has pledged to fund 40 new hospitals and provide large-scale investment in roads and rail projects. A statement from Downing Street said the government was committed to an immediate £5bn […]
Air sealing is the process of restricting air movement through tiny cracks and gaps in your house. When you run heating or ventilation in your home this builds pressure. If leaks and gaps are present it can transfer conditioned air to the outside reducing efficiency. Air leakage can account for around 30% of a home’s […]
Passive fire protection has been implemented since the 17th century. During the Great Fire of London, in 1666, it was proved that the wooden construction of the surrounding buildings had exacerbated the blaze contributing to the destruction of 13,200 houses, 87 churches, 52 livery company halls and obliterating the city’s infrastructure. In response to this, […]
Over the years, it has become more and more apparent that buildings need appropriate fire protection. This means a bit more than the usual fire extinguisher and smoke detection systems that people usually think about when considering fire protection. These two elements are part of a bigger protection system that are mandatory in buildings at […]
Congratulations to Mick Dixon for receiving Inland Homes Tradesman of the month award!
Passive fire protection (PFP) is an essential component of structural fire protection and fire safety in a building. PFP attempts to contain a fire or prevent the fire from spreading to other parts of the building by the use of fire-resistant walls, floors and doors. A fire protection system for any building will have the […]
NICE has published guidance, ‘Indoor air quality at home’, arguing that since we spend 90 per cent of our lives inside, poor air quality within our structures is an imminent risk to everyone’s health. The document issues recommendations to a range of stakeholders, including local authorities, healthcare professionals, and ventilation specialists. Mr Macklin, group technical […]