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2904, 2021

Going beyond Ground Force: why aluminium makes for outstanding twenty-first century decking

By |April 29th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Going beyond Ground Force: why aluminium makes for outstanding twenty-first century decking

Like fences, decking is one of those products that people immediately associate with timber. But increasingly, decking is being made from a variety of more modern high-performance materials – including aluminium. Paul Smith, Head of Marketing at F.H. Brundle, makes the case for aluminium decking, including his company’s new system Synergised™. Decking’s come a long way since its first big resurgence. Back in the ‘90s, thanks in no small part [...]

2004, 2021

Meeting the challenge of Britain’s aging population

By |April 20th, 2021|Categories: Products|Comments Off on Meeting the challenge of Britain’s aging population

Paul Smith, Head of Marketing at F.H. Brundle, explains the government’s proposed changes to Part M of Building Regulations.  Between September and December last year, the government held a consultation on how they could improve accessibility standards across the UK.  The fact such an exercise went ahead despite the huge disruptions caused by the pandemic was telling – aging is a huge issue for the UK, and ministers know it.  In [...]

804, 2021

Rinato deck boards and glass balustrades bring Blackburn canal-side bang up to date

By |April 8th, 2021|Categories: Case Studies|Comments Off on Rinato deck boards and glass balustrades bring Blackburn canal-side bang up to date

Once, it was at the beating heart of industrial Britain – a 127-mile artery bringing commerce and prosperity to businesses across Northern England. But more than a century on from its Victorian heyday, the Leeds and Liverpool Canal is more about leisure and tourism than heavy industry – and when one installer was tasked with transforming a neglected stretch of it to make the most of its scenic potential, he [...]

2403, 2021

F.H. Brundle takes Locinox range to the next level

By |March 24th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on F.H. Brundle takes Locinox range to the next level

Respected gate hardware supplier F.H. Brundle have expanded their range with the new Locinox locks and closers, making them the UK’s go-to provider of quality Locinox products from stock. The Excentro hinge set can be adjusted for slopes of anything from 2 to 35 degrees and is suitable for left and right opening gates. Hot-dip galvanised, and with stainless steel components, the product can be used with gates up to [...]

2303, 2021

The Marano aluminium fencing range: stylish, versatile and virtually maintenance-free

By |March 23rd, 2021|Categories: Products|Comments Off on The Marano aluminium fencing range: stylish, versatile and virtually maintenance-free

Marano is F.H. Brundle’s range of robust, easy to maintain aluminium fencing. Extremely quick and easy to install, Marano fencing products can be fixed to virtually any post and incorporated into steel gate frames. Marano fencing is available in five different finishes – two realistic oak wood effects, and three contemporary colours: Serengeti Sand, light sage, and anthracite grey. For maximum versatility, F.H. Brundle also offers a mill finish [...]

2303, 2021

The history of mesh is more interesting than you might think

By |March 23rd, 2021|Categories: Products|Comments Off on The history of mesh is more interesting than you might think

Paul Smith of F.H. Brundle charts the history of one of the most versatile and widely-used products in our industry. I’m willing to bet you haven’t spent a lot of time thinking about the history of mesh. It’s unlikely to strike you or virtually anyone as an especially interesting topic. In fact, it might seem like one of those things that’s just always existed. But, like every product, it has [...]