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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 [...]
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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 [...]
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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 [...]
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Case Study – Ballymore Properties Ltd, Embassy Gardens

Ballymore Properties Ltd, Embassy Gardens, Nine Elms, Battersea, London, UK There are few development opportunities left in London that can offer the sheer scope of the Nine Elms site in Battersea. With the US government building their new embassy on 5 acres, Ballymore have commenced developing the retained 15 acres and are constructing a bold [...]
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Detail Every Duct and Help Prevent MVHR Failure

Good indoor air quality is essential to the health of the building fabric and the wellbeing of the occupants. Normal everyday living generates a high amount of indoor pollutants such as particles shed from pets, moisture from bathing, cooking and washing, toxins from cleaning supplies, perfumes and deodorants, and dust mites. With research to link [...]
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A Disturbed Night!

How did you sleep last Friday night?  We’re guessing not very well!  With the ferocious storm whipping 60 mile an hour winds across our gardens and streets, most of us were probably disturbed by (or were awake worried about) damage to fence panels, dangerously flexing trees and rattling old TV aerials. One person we know [...]
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New! Flat Channel Ducting Air Brick Adaptors

As a direct result of customer feedback, Rytons is proud to launch two brand new Multifix Air Brick adaptors for flat channel ducting. We know the importance of having the right product for the job and so after a number of requests we are now launching new 110mm x 54mm (4” equivalent) and 204mm x [...]
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