ECOMERCHANT BIO-BASED INSULATION HITS THE SWEET SPOT HOWDENS DEPOTS SWITCH TO GREEN, RENEWABLE ENERGY COMPLETION AT WATFORD SENIOR LIVING SCHEME AND INTERIOR CONCEPT REVEALED CAMERON HOUSE RESORT COMPLETES RESTORATION RIBA South West Building of the Year is a masterstroke of affordable, sustainable, retrofit design thinking A Home Designed for Entertaining: The Warrington House Project by Havwoods End of Year Review 2022 ECOMERCHANT Waste not, want not?! LUXURY LONDON LIVING EATON PLACE BY HAVWOODS EUROBRICK: RENOVATE & REUSE FOR CLIMATE CHANGE Winner of Interior Design Masters with Alan Carr transforms Beach Retreats’ Winnow as prize project Elisa premium shower brand launches in the UK Is conservation contributing to climate change? Issue 55 2022 JO LITTLEFAIR TOP TIPS FOR LIGHTING TIMELESS ELEGANCE WITH GARADOR’S GEORGIAN DOORS CRITTALL WINDOWS HIT THERMAL TARGETS AT WORLD HERITAGE SITE TR Studio convert London terraced house into high-end contemporary rental apartments Elisa launches Antonella premium tap collection Kitesgrove Designs Private Offices in the Style of a Residential Townhouse Issue 56 2022 RefurbRenovation News The U.K’s Leading Refurbishment Title 2023 MEDIA PACK Refurb Renovation News is distributed to a unique circulation of over 65,000 key refurbishment, renovation and conservation specifiers and purchasers within the industry. Our specifiers include: • RIBA registered Architects & Large Architecture Practices • Property Developers • Building/Refurbishment Contractors • Housing Associations • Local Authorities • BIID Registered Interior Designers • Key decision makers within the Hotel, Sport and Leisure sector • Builders Merchants • Health & Education Based Specifiers DERBY MARKET HALL COMPLETES ROOF RESTORATION GEZE DOORS HIT THE RIGHT NOTE FLOS’ NEW LIGHTING CONCEPT FOR BAFTA HEADQUARTERS IN LONDON Matteo Bianchi Studio transforms Beckenham home into a whole new world How green are modular homes? Modern Minimalism: The Huntsworth Project by Havwoods Issue 57 2022
Refurb Renovation News has a circulation of over 65,000 readers who specify building products with our lists constantly being updated. TYPICAL CIRCULATION BREAKDOWN RIBA registered Architects & Large Architecture Practices - 14% Property Developers - 9% Building/Refurbishment/Construction Contractors - 26% Housing Associations - 11% Local Authorities - 12% BIID Registered Interior Designers - 14% Key decision makers within the Hotel, Sport & Leisure sector - 6% Builders Merchants - 3% Health & Education Based Specifiers - 5% ee Thornley selected a full suite of intuitive and ergonomic Fisher & Paykel appliances to integrate seamlessly into his Scandiinspired kitchen where earthy, neutral colours create a backdrop for pops of colour and texture. Lee comments, “It was absolutely crucial to us that we included products that weren’t just able to deliver on performance but would also add to the overall aesthetic of the space. With a stellar reputation for creating stunning yet sustainable appliances that combine both form and function, Fisher & Paykel was an obvious go-to. Graphic shapes, smooth wood finishes and bold paint colour choices gives the kitchen personality and character, and these are perfectly complemented by the minimal palette of black glass and brushed stainless steel of the Fisher & Paykel appliances. “Our kitchen is a social kitchen and the easy-to-use appliances with their beautiful and intuitive control panels takeaway any stress from cooking or entertaining. The thoughtful double Fisher & Paykel DishDrawer fits seamlessly into the kitchen, making loading and unloading the dishes so much easier, while offering the practicality of storage for dirty dishes while the other drawer is on.” Lee is known for his creative eye, having renovated a boutique hotel in southern Spain, Casa La Siesta, which was built using salvaged materials and rare antique fittings sustainability was a top design priority. “We also love the fact our new appliances are energy efficient and built to last, so we can be sure we’re running our kitchen with sustainability in mind”, says Lee. “We chose a complete suite of Fisher & Paykel appliances, the combination steam oven, self-cleaning oven, warming drawer, induction hob, integrated double DishDrawer dishwasher and a freestanding fridge freezer and could not be happier. As well as delivering exceptional results, each item is a joy to use thanks to state-of-the-art technology and innovative design details, while looks-wise, they’re all super sleek and work coherently together within the space. “We wouldn’t hesitate to recommend Fisher & Paykel to anyone else seeking design-forward appliances that really deliver on performance too.” Bert and May founder Lee Thornley creates a stunning Scandiinspired haven complete with Fisher & Paykel appliances. © Beth Davis © Beth Davis BERT AND MAY’S FOUNDER EXPLAINS THE IMPORTANCE OF APPLIANCE CHOICE IN THE DESIGN PROCESS L “Our kitchen is a social kitchen and the easy-to-use appliances with their beautiful and intuitive control panels takeaway any stress from cooking or entertaining.“ Fisher & Paykel appliance details: Integrated Double DishDrawer™ Dishwasher, Sanitise (DD60DHI9) Freestanding French Door Refrigerator Freezer, 90cm, 569L, Ice (RF610ADJX5) • Combination Steam Oven, 60cm, 9 Function (OS60NDB1) Oven, 60cm, 16 Function, Self-cleaning (OB60SDPTDX1) Warming Drawer, 60cm (WB60SDEX1) Induction Hob, 90cm, 5 Zones with SmartZone (CI905DTB3) BELOW LEFT © Simon Bevan RRNewsIssue 56 16 Circulation & 2023 Features List January & February • Doors, Windows & Fittings • Heating, Ventilation & Insulation • Interiors & Interior Design • Tools, Plant Hire & Equipment March & April • Bathrooms & Washrooms • Bricks & Blocks • Coatings, Sealants & Paints • Floors & Flooring • Roofing & Cladding • Safety, Security & Fire Protection May & June • Doors, Windows & Fittings • Heating, Ventilation & Insulation • Tools, Plant Hire & Equipment • Lighting & Electrical 2023 FEATURES LIST July & August • Bathrooms & Washrooms • Floors & Flooring • Roofing & Cladding • Safety, Security & Fire Protection September & October • Coatings, Sealants & Paints • Doors, Windows & Fittings • Heating, Ventilation & Insulation • Interiors & Interior Design • Technology • Tools, Plants & Equipment November & December • Bathrooms & Washrooms • Heating, Ventilation & Insulation • Floors & Flooring • Lighting & Electrical Creatingqualitylowenergy architecturerequiresadedicated, knowledgeableteamfrom initialconceptrightthrough tofinishingtouches. Ecomerchant isakeypartof thatteamforCharlieLuxton Design.Ourvaluesalign, creatinggoodbuildingsthat performandlastwhilstrespecting ourenvironment. CharlieLuxton Principal CharlieLuxtonDesign www.ecomerchant.co.uk firstname.lastname@example.org +44(0)1793847444 SUSTAINABLE BUILDINGMATERIALS FROMFOUNDATION TORIDGE RRNewsIssue 57 52 Roofing Project which has been trading since 1866, will be transformed into contemporary and vibrant cultural and retail destination. Wates Construction, which has an extensive track record of heritage restoration projects around the UK, has been leading an expert project team of local architects and engineers on the flagship project, comprising Latham Architects, Rogers Leask, and Clancy to the building envelope, internal cleaning of the roof structure, and lead paint removal before the challenging and extensive heritage glazed roof replacement works. This included increasing ridge height to accommodate natural ventilation for the building, copper roof replacement, gutter and rainwater works, access equipment, localised electric works, lightening John Carlin, Regional Director at Wates Construction, said: “It has been a privilege to work on the restoration and transformation of such an iconic and unique building, maintaining its historic charm but also bringing it into revitalisation of the wider city centre. “Before this work on the roof was carried out, the Market Hall often had to close to customers for safety reasons there was possibility of strong winds, snow, or heavy rain in case the glass windows came out of their frames. Along with the extensive restoration of the roof structure, all of these windows have now been replaced, meaning that closing the market and disrupting trade just “Making sure that trading could continue while initial surveys and work on the roof took place was particularly important. To do this, we installed scaffolding structure to give access to the roof without disrupting ground level activity. was an impressive feat of engineering all by itself, which would have spanned more than 62 miles if placed end-to-end and weighed almost 900 tonnes, but it really was the key to making sure trade could continue despite our ongoing work, supporting Throughout the process, the project team supported traders and the council project team to a high level, offering tours and site visits, as well as engaging with local sixth-form college students and range of industry professionals to involve the local community in the project. commencing the second phase of the regeneration programme, which is set for later this year and will focus on internal and external configuration to transform the look and feel of the building. Raised concrete floor plinths that currently house individual market stalls will be removed space, with the ground level intended to provide space for up to 32 market stalls, which will be portable for flexibility. Meanwhile, the interior balcony area will provide an opportunity to accommodate small business incubator, and to provide space for special themed markets, such as antiques are also set to be improved in the upcoming phase of work, allowing market activity to flow seamlessly into the surrounding streets and creating an attractive and flexible space in the adjacent Osnabruck Square. The Market Hall is located within Derby’s City Centre Conservation Area, which also contains Derby Cathedral, the Silk Mill, and the Guildhall Theatre, and was originally designed by When completed, will complement the emerging Cultural Hub, which aims to reenergise the day and night-time economies and drive stronger footfall in the Market Place and wider city centre Councillor Mick Barker, Cabinet Member for Council, said: “Derby Market Hall is one of the city’s most beautiful and prominent buildings, which connects key areas of our city centre. “As Grade II listed building, deserves tasteful and sympathetic attention to detail to its renovation. Quality takes time and we’re delighted to see that this striking copper roof has now been and give Derby fantastic market, which is full of life and which will help draw people back into the heart of our city.” Wates Construction was appointed via SCAPE’s development set to commence on site in Q4 2022, with an aim to complete in 2024. For more information, please visit After undergoing extensive roof and structural restoration assisted by a scaffolding structure weighing more than eight blue whales, the team behind the transformation of Derby’s iconic Market Hall has revealed that the first phase of work has now completed. DERBY MARKET HALL MARKS COMPLETION OF ROOF RESTORATION T pring is the ideal time to get your home ready for the hosting season ahead. Whether homeowners are looking to maximise space in the living space or bedroom, premium home interiors brand, Neville Johnson, has a range of stylish storage solutions that will enhance any space in the home and ensure homeowners to unwind in and enjoy reading their favourite novel. Installing bookshelves is the perfect way to avoid libraries becoming messy and cluttered. Consider installing bespoke shelving which can be adjusted to suit the style and size of your library to enhance time spent relaxing at home. libraries. While it provides an optimal can also be used to display stylish ornaments to tie in with the interior décor of your home. This modern library space painted in Sorrel White, for example, provides ample shelving for all storage needs, which makes the home feel minimalistic and tidy. Combined with sage green and a rustic oak finish, this uplifting and stylish design is an ideal option for Spring. Stylish storage for smaller bedrooms Smart storage solutions are an ideal way of making smaller bedrooms look more spacious and in turn less cluttered. Not only can bespoke bedroom storage enhance your dayroom more stylish and inviting. This contemporary bedroom painted in Willow, for instance, features practical, built-in headboard cabinetry and fitted wardrobes with an extensive vanity unit for a chic finish. This pretty, feminine design is the perfect option for homeowners looking to maximise space and enhance their bedroom’s Declutter your living space It’s good idea to incorporate stylish storage solutions in the heart of the home to avoid the living space from plants, books and vases on open shelving in the living space to keep surfaces clear and maximise space. Neville Johnson’s Dining Room and Library, for example, offers a bright and airy living space with ample storage room for everyday essentials and stylish ornaments. Fitted wardrobes are an ideal way of keeping your clothes neat and organised, while also maximising space in the bedroom. Opting for bespoke to create personalised storage space which makes the process of getting These fitted wardrobes from Neville Johnson, painted in Lithadora Blue, for instance, offer bespoke storage and shelving, all wrapped up in a timeless and sophisticated design. If the blue Lithadora paint colour isn’t to your taste, this design is also available including Eucalyptus green, Dove grey Simon Tcherniak, Senior Designer at Neville Johnson, said: “The big advantage of fitted wardrobes of course that can fill the space and cope with any idiosyncrasies. It is amazing how much storage you gain by going high up the wall, and you make no deeper than needs to be, your room will still feel spacious. “If you need to access your higher-level storage on a regular basis, then built in ladder can be useful. Similarly, pull out shelves will help you to make use of deep spaces.” Neville Johnson reveals how to make your home feel more spacious and organised and Library INTERIOR DESIGN: CLEVER STORAGE IDEAS THAT WILL HELP TO DECLUTTER YOUR SPACE S Opting for bespoke fitted wardrobes enables homeowners to create personalised storage space for clothing, shoes and accessories, which makes the process of getting ready more enjoyable. 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FLOS’ NEW LIGHTING CONCEPT FOR BAFTA HEADQUARTERS IN LONDON D
“Working with Atrium on our recently completed BAFTA headquarters has been a pleasure, and we are very proud of the result. The project includes fully bespoke high-quality detailing throughout, and we needed the lighting to be up to the same standards.”
the powerful, discreet and compact Flos Light Shadow downlights, which avoid glare to maximise comfort. The Light Shadow was born to fit the need for a compact, easy-to-install luminaire, with the distinctive Flos style, able to produce high- efficiency lighting and respect the highest standards of visual comfort. The Princess Anne Theatre showcases Dolby’s latest true black screen technology and Atmos surround sound system. The light fittings disappear in the ceiling without creating any unwanted reflections from the screen, leaving the guest in awe of true blackness in the cinema experience of a lifetime.
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Contact Editor – Maria Lapthorn firstname.lastname@example.org Assistant Editor – Francesca Amato email@example.com Sales Manager – Jane Parker firstname.lastname@example.org Designer – Laura Whitehead email@example.com Circulation Manager – Leo Phillips firstname.lastname@example.org Accounts – Richard Lapthorn email@example.com Publishing Director – Paul Attwood firstname.lastname@example.org Lapthorn Media Ltd: 5-7 Ozengell Place, Eurokent Business Park, Ramsgate, Kent, CT12 6PB Phone: 01843 808 102 @rrnews_social Website: www.rrnews.co.uk esigned by Benedetti Architects, the scheme draws on the academy’s glamour and the opulence of the area. The latest technology has been used for a more energy-saving and humancentric space. The central aspect of the redevelopment is a new floor created to add more space for learning activities. Atrium, the UK’s largest independent specialist lighting distributor, collaborated with lighting designer Simon Thorp and the team at LAPD lighting to provide some of Flos’s best professional lighting solutions. The new lighting concept provides flexibility of lighting effects to support conference events, meetings, fine dining, hospitality, exhibitions and cinematic lighting, each application having widely contrasting needs and at the same time keeping the BAFTA style throughout. Several leisure and hospitality spaces have been redesigned, including a new cinema theatre that uses
Room has more playful lighting, with lines of light in the coves paired with Light Shadow for their extremely low glare levels even at full output. All types of lighting have seamless dimming down to zero.
the double-space under one of the three Victorian rooflights, the fully suspended track with custom-finished adjustable spotlights required a bespoke hanging solution. The UT 57 downlight, a minimalist and elegant high-power LED spotlight, has been finished in a custom brushed bronze to give continuity to the dialogue between light and the original character of the building.
Elsewhere in the building, recessed lighting solution KAP combines avantgarde LED solutions and luminaires with a traditional light source. Its optic body ensures excellent visual comfort. The Tracking Magnet lighting system for surface, suspended, and
recessed wall/ceiling installation is complemented with ambient and accent lighting modules with different optics installed through a magnetic fixing system. The Running Magnet uses easy push-and-pull magnetic lighting modules for total mobility and flexibility. The extruded aluminium profile houses a graphite electric track fed at 24V, on which all magnetic luminaries are installed by insertion.
The Running Magnet is completed by ambient lighting units and accent units with different optics. The lighting modules incorporate a magnetic mounting system for total mobility and flexibility.
Carla Sorrentino, Associate Director of Benedetti Architects, says, “Working with Atrium on our recently completed BAFTA headquarters has been a pleasure, and we are very proud of the result. The project includes fully bespoke highquality detailing throughout, and we needed the lighting to be up to the same standards. The fittings provided by Atrium are flexible, discreet, sustainable, and fit seamlessly into our interior design.”
Flos lighting has been used in the recent redevelopment and expansion of BAFTA’s headquarters in London’s Piccadilly. Originally built in 1883 and occupied by BAFTA since 1974, the Grade II listed building needed major redevelopment to double its capacity and dramatically expand its internationally renowned charitable programme in the creative industries of film, games and television.
light fittings disappear in the ceiling without creating any unwanted reflections from the screen, leaving the guest in
awe of true blackness in the cinema experience of a lifetime.
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