Non-traditional Profile – Boots

Non-traditional Profile – Boots

History Boots Pier & Panel, also known simply as 'Boots', were introduced in 1910. Over 8,000 were built by 1930. These homes were built with reinforced concrete columns, with timber boarding and external render. Boots properties are designated ”defective” by the...

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Non-traditional Profile – Airey

Non-traditional Profile – Airey

History The construction of Airey properties was introduced by Sir Edwin Airey and were constructed after the Second World War to ease the chronic shortage of housing. They were developed at a time when traditional building materials and skilled labour were in short...

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History of Social Housing in the UK

History of Social Housing in the UK

The history of social housing in the UK goes back a fair way – last year the industry celebrated 100 years since the Addison Act. This Act saw the first use of public funding to build homes. The Addison Act of 1919 marked the first time government funding was used to...

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Unique Non-Traditional Housing Refurbishment CPD

Unique Non-Traditional Housing Refurbishment CPD

The brand new Structherm CPD is entitled “Structural External Wall Insulation & The Refurbishment Of Non-Traditional Homes“. It was launched in September 2019. Whilst it's a completely unique CPD it's not for everyone. But for local authorities, housing...

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Treuddyn Enveloping Scheme

Treuddyn Enveloping Scheme

Structherm have released a new case study covering the Treuddyn Enveloping Scheme.The project covered the refurbishment of 14 properties for Flintshire County Council and was installed by Thomas Niamh Contracting Limited. The 14 homes were of cavity wall construction,...

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