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Fire Safety and A1 Fire-rated Ducting Explained

Following the tragic Grenfell Tower fire, the government commissioned an independent review of the Building Regulations and fire safety.  Recommendations in the report quickly resulted in changes to regulations banning the use of combustible materials in the external walls of buildings above 18m (11m in Scotland). Consequently, since December 2018, all materials or products used [...]

Beat Brexit: Customer Update

Final Customer Update 8 January 2021 Carriage Costs To be confirmed dependent on the size, weight, and the delivery address of the order. Other Shipping Charges and Requirements Republic of Ireland: Administration charge for mandatory export documents £50 nett, invoiced with goods. Northern Ireland: Completion of the Supplementary Declaration (using the HMRC Trader Support Service) [...]

5 Tips for Improved Ventilation After Lockdown

From Saturday 4 July 2020, many businesses in England which haven’t been able to open for months can welcome customers back again.  With correct social distancing measures, PPE and cleaning operations in place, hair salons, B&Bs, hotels, holiday cottages, restaurants, pubs and cafes can once again open their doors.  At home, two households of any [...]

Made in Britain Accreditation for Rytons

Rytons is pleased to announce that we are now an accredited member of Made in Britain, an organisation which brings British manufacturers together under one collective mark, to help buyers and specifiers easily identify products which are made in Britain. British manufacturing has a history of producing high-quality goods, and we are proud of the [...]

Housing Secretary Outlines Plans to Reduce Multi-storey Building Threshold to 11m

NEWS: On Monday (20 January 2020), Robert Jenrick, secretary of state for housing, communities and local government, delivered his update on the Building Safety Programme. With regards to the ban on the use of flammable materials, the Housing Secretary told the House of Commons “We banned the use of combustible materials in the external walls [...]

Rytons Galvanised Steel Grilles Satisfy the Need for Non-combustible Vents

Since the update to Regulation 7(2) banning the use of combustible materials in the external walls of relevant buildings above 18m*, the availability and choice of construction materials suitable for use in high-rise developments has been severely reduced. To satisfy industry requirements for non-combustible ventilation grilles, Rytons has developed a tailor-made range of galvanised steel [...]