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October Trade Village Newsletter

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...

Fleming Homes: Developer & Manufacturer join forces for unique Lake District residential development


Hugr Homes and NSBRC exhibitor Fleming Homes have joined forces on a specialist custom build site in the Lake District, which will give more choice to homeowners looking for efficient and sustainable homes tailored to their needs.

Hugr Homes, which is based in the North-West of England, and its private equity partner FNS, are behind Wellbank, a 50-plot development on the edge of Bootle village, West Cumbria, which enjoys views of the Western fells and is just 10 minutes from the Cumbrian coast.

Partnering with Fleming Homes, specialists in the design and manufacture of bespoke, timber frame homes, the team will work with buyers who want to create homes to their design and specification in this beautiful part of the Lake District National Park.

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Brett Martin: Lisburn Home Gets a Splash of Chartwell Green.

During the refurbishment of this quaint Georgian style home in Lisburn, Co Antrim the owners were keen to retain heritage features. When it came to replacing the gutter system they wanted it to complement the look and style of the semi-detached bungalow. It also needed to blend in with the colour chosen for the new front door.
Brett Martin’s Cascade cast iron style rainwater system, in the popular chartwell green colour option, was the perfect solution and met all the aesthetic requirements.

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Herschel: Herschel Infrared's involvement in COP26


Herschel Infrared are proud to be involved in building the ‘COP26 house’, a zero-carbon home built in central Glasgow ahead of the UN Summit, by Beyond Zero Homes (BZH). BZH are a group made up of 20+ organisations within the home building sector, joined together by a mutual goal that goes beyond zero carbon: to demonstrate how beautiful, affordable, healthy and comfortable homes can be developed with minimal impact on the environment, throughout their lifecycle.

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Introducing the safest-as-standard walk-on rooflight on the market

The sleek neo Advance Skywalk+ is a market-leading walk-on-rooflight, which delivers best-in-market safety as standard, making it the ultimate choice for A1 category* domestic walk-on applications.

Unlike other walk-on rooflights available, the neo Advance Skywalk+ offers an unparalleled mix of safety features as standard, including triple ply laminated glass, laminated inner and anti-slip coating.

The domestic walk-on product from The Rooflight Company – the UK’s leading rooflight manufacturer renowned for its high-performance range of aesthetically pleasing contemporary and traditional rooflights – is the latest in the company’s neo Advance range of aluminium rooflights.
*BS EN 1991-1 Table NA3, Category A1

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Frame Technologies: A video case study from the Shepperds

Building your own home and looking for inspiration? Gryphon House is a stunning 5-bed house built by owners Chris and Jenny Shepperd, using Frame Technologies’ TechVantage S timber frame system. The Frame Technologies team helped the couple achieve large connected internal spaces, cantilevered balconies and a feature curved staircase; all built to Passivhaus air tightness standards. Their latest case study video on our website explains more. 

Frame Technologies can assist with design, building regulations and planning challenges, so taking your questions to the specialist from the outset can be much more cost effective. Get in touch today. 

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Sol*Aire

In recent years the importance of using sustainable renewable energy sources is clearer than ever. From heating to cars, the evolution to electric products is happening before our eyes. Replacing those which rely on the burning of fossil fuels.

This has led us to source a range of efficient electric heaters with intelligent controls. Which are easy to install and (above all else) comply with the latest energy efficiency regulations.

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