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BS 5867: Flame Retardant Ratings and Regulations

The BS 5867 regulation was updated and republished in 2008. The Standard sets requirements for different ignition levels of fabrics and fabric combinations for use as curtains, drapes and window blinds – and even includes combinations of curtains and linings. The Standard assists those involved in the supply...

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The Future of Student Accommodation

The UK student housing market consists of a competition between purpose-built student accommodation and privately-owned properties. Despite a growth in students deciding to rent privately, student halls and housing continue to attract a large sum of students, and also, investments. So what’s in store for the future of...

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#NHS70: The NHS’s 70th Birthday

On the 5th of July 2018, the NHS is turning 70. The NHS was launched when in 1948, Aneurin Bevan (pictured below), a Labour politician, founded the first NHS at the Park Hospital in Manchester, today known as Trafford General Hospital. Over the last 70 years, the NHS...

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#MentalHealthAwarenessWeek – How Hospital Design Can Aid Recovery

This week we've been supporting #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek. Research has shown that two-thirds of us experience a mental health problem in our lifetimes, this comes alongside a huge increase in the number of people being admitted to hospitals for mental health illnesses. So it's important that rooms and wards are equipped, and...

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#MentalHealthAwarenessWeek – How You Can Cope

Mental Health Awareness Week is set up by the Mental Health Foundation, and runs from the 14th to the 20th of May; and this years’ Mental Health Awareness Week is focused on stress. While stress in itself isn’t a mental health problem, it can sometimes lead to such....

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