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January Trade Village Newsletter 2024

Our Trade Village is home to over 200 permanent exhibitors, chosen for their respected and relevant offering and their knowledge and understanding of the self build and renovation community. 

Read on for this month's news and highlights from the Trade Village...

Veritas: We Design and Install the Glazing you Dream of...

At Veritas Glazing Solutions, we create bespoke glazing designs for homeowners and architects in the Southwest.

Crafting spaces, creating memories: we understand that memories are made at home. Our bespoke glazing designs are tailor-made to turn your space into a space you truly love.

Versatility at your fingertips: choose from our steel and aluminium options, whether you prefer the smooth glide of sliding doors or the elegant fold of bi-fold designs.

As proud partners with Crittall, Cortizo, and Smart Systems, we bring you products and a commitment to excellence. 

Our team is ready to answer any questions and provide a quote to start your dream.

Find Veritas at Stand 100 in the Trade Village


Sunshield: Tiltable External Louvres – Perfect for Apex Glazing

External louvres are a sustainable window shading solution that enhances living space, reduces energy consumption and adds a WOW factor to your home design. Our stunning louvres are practical and sustainable; creating an effective solution for managing daylight, avoiding glare and controlling heat from the sun. Our louvres meet the Building Part ‘O’ Regulation requirement for overheating standards, as well as being manufactured with top quality. 

With a beautiful aesthetic design and a complete view-through, our louvre systems are completely tailor-made, therefore applicable for any window size and shape.
Click the button below to read more about our recent installations.

Find Sunshield at Stand 83 in the Trade Village


Cupa Pizarras: Cupaclad's Sustainable Slate Cladding Transforms Home Renovation

Architect Jon Moorhouse and his wife purchased the derelict bungalow in Tarporley, Cheshire with aspirations to keep the original eco-friendly design but bring it into the 21st century to create an almost zero-carbon home.

CUPA PIZARRAS’ CUPACLAD®, a rainscreen cladding system, was installed as part of the 1980s eco-bungalow refurbishment. The BBA approved, CUPACLAD 201 Vanguard was selected thanks to low-carbon credentials, a lifespan of over 100 years and because its A1 fire-rating, making it 100% non-combustible.

For more information about CUPA PIZARRAS’ range of products, including its CUPACLADÒ rainscreen cladding, please visit:

Find Cupa Pizarras at Stand 125 in the Trade Village & in The Renovation House


Bespoke Doors and Windows from Kloeber

Since 2006, Kloeber has offered self-builders a range of bespoke glazing solutions, helping clients select the perfect doors and windows for their unique projects. Their vast range of high-end, award-winning  products includes bifold, sliding, French doors and entrance doors. They also offer windows, rooflights and fixed glazing elements.

Kloeber specialises in providing its clients with the full package, from the initial meeting and showroom visit to liaising with architects and builders involved in the project. The company can also offer a detailed site survey to guarantee a smooth installation carried out by highly trained, experienced fitting teams.

Find Kloeber at Stand 204 in the Trade Village.


Frame Technologies: Heatless homes with timber frame

This January, award-winning Frame Technologies will discuss all you need to know about timber frame - the only renewable building material offering a complete build solution. It’s sustainable and fully compatible with Passive House principles. Plus, with an energy-efficient timber frame home, you’re building in value for the lifetime of the property and can keep your energy bills low.

Learn more at the January Show in the Sustainability Theatre on Saturday 27th January, 11:30 – 11:55.

Found at Stand 103, the company’s MD, Simon Orrells, is also offering limited 1-2-1 appointments throughout the weekend. Book one by emailing

Find Frame Technologies at Stand 103 & in the Professional Services Hub



At the forefront of NetZero and Passiv Haus standards across smaller projects as well as projects on a larger scale. Nudura, located at the Café Wall Area, is available to talk you through the build process, the details of the solid wall insulation system, and the proven benefits.

As a true manufacturer of construction products, the team at Nudura can also support you in finding the correct flooring, window, and door sealing systems, and ancillary construction products you may need to use within your projects – and also introduce you to our BBA-accredited ICF Render System from Dryvit.

Don’t forget to ask our team about our build taster days! Register your interest to learn more about the build process, from foundations through to the top of the wall. 

Plus - don't miss Nudura's talk in the Sustainability Theatre at the January Show covering Insulated Concrete Formwork (ICF), Friday 26th January from 12:30 - 12:55

Find Nudura next to the Coffee House in the Piazza

From the Anvil: Changing the way we think about Ironmongery

We specialise in the manufacturing of premium quality ironmongery, lighting and homeware. Our skilled Blacksmiths use quality base materials such as mild steel, solid Bronze and Brass, alongside marine grade 316 Stainless Steel to produce both unique and exceptional quality products.

We offer fully suited ranges throughout door, window, & cabinet furniture to ensure hardware options can be matched up throughout the whole property.

Ironmongery can often be overlooked in a new build or renovation project, but to achieve consistency and your desired look it should be considered every step of the way. We offer a design & planning service to aid you through this journey, and ensure your ironmongery choices are aligned with the look you’re aiming to achieve.

Find From the Anvil at Stand 193 in the Trade Village


Ablectrics celebrates its 50th year in business

We are an independent, family-owned company renowned for our expert product knowledge and friendly service. You can find us at 33 Zetland Road, Bristol BS6 7AH.

Over our 50-year history we have adapted to ensure our continued success. Launching a new website in 2010 allowed us to expand our customer base and sell nationwide. In 2015 we created a unique brand of lighting which we design and handmake in Bristol. Finally, in 2022 we opened a luxury home cinema demo room and now supply media rooms and home cinemas.

All of this would not be possible without the continued support frpm our amazing customers - and we wanted to say thank you!

Join us for our family-friendly summer birthday party on Sat June 1st | 12-7pm.

Find Abletrics at Stand 35 in the Trade Village

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May Trade Village Newsletter 2024

Our Trade Village is home to over 200 permanent exhibitors, chosen for their respected, relevant offerings and their knowledge of the self build and renovation community.

Many will be attending our highly anticipated Festival of Sustainable Homes in just under a week. This brand new event serves as a platform for sharing innovative ideas and sustainable solutions for all homebuilding projects. It's an exciting opportunity for attendees to gather insights, discover new trends, and share plans with industry professionals.

Read on for this month's news and highlights from the Trade Village...