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York Handmade plays pivotal role in stunning London residential development

The award-winning York Handmade Brick Company has provided thousands of bricks and arches for a stunning new London residential development.

This lucrative commission was worth nearly £250,000 for the Alne-based firm, one of the leading independent brick-makers in the country.

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New venue, sponsors and charity target set for 2019 FASET AGM and awards

The 2019 FASET AGM and Awards event is to be held at a brand new venue at the stunning Tewkesbury Park in the Cotswolds on Thursday 28th November.

FASET are proud to be supporting the No Falls Foundation – the charity dedicated to preventing falls from height and helping people affected by the consequences of a fall.  The No Falls Foundation will be the sole beneficiary of all charitable donations made at the 2019 event by FASET members and guests, which saw £2,360 collected for The Lighthouse Club Construction Charity last year. 

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UK Platforms merges with Nationwide Platforms

Following the acquisition of UK Platforms in January 2019, Nationwide Platforms are pleased to announce that the integration of these two brands will complete with the new enlarged business operating solely under the Nationwide Platforms brand from 1st November 2019.

Over the last few months, integration work has been underway with the aim of bringing together these two great trading brands to create a strong, healthy and robust business platform with Health, Safety and Customer Service at its core.

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ASFP response to the Grenfell Tower Public Inquiry Report

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) welcomes the release of the report following the first phase of the Public Inquiry into the Grenfell Tower fire and will comment further once the findings have been examined in greater depth. 

It is well documented and understood that the major failing of the building was due to the cladding material, and the ASFP looks forward to phase 2 of the Public Inquiry when the circumstances that led to its inclusion in the building will be determined.

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NASC launches 2020 Yearbook

The NASC has launched its 2020 Yearbook – showcasing more confederation news and updates than ever before.

The Yearbook features a round-up of NASC standing committee outputs, more than 30 pages of NASC Awards submissions and a comprehensive listing of full contracting NASC members.

Read more: NASC launches 2020 Yearbook