The new colour has a slate grey body with a dark blue acrylic coating applied to the top surface and edges and is being introduced following the success of this colour in Redland’s Richmond 10 and Saxon 10 tile ranges. Experience with these products suggests that demand for DuoPlain Blue will have a wide geographic spread with particular appeal in central and southern regions of England as well as Scotland.
DuoPlain is now available in seven colours with the new Blue being a unique colour in the market for this style of tile.
As with other DuoPlain products, the blue colour includes matching half round fittings for ridges and hips.
DuoPlain was originally launched in four colours (Rustic Brown, Flame Red, Charcoal Grey and Rustic Red). Tuscan Red followed quickly and Rustic Black was launched two years ago. Redland has found that customers appreciate a wide choice of colours, ensuring that this versatile product can be used in any part of the country, following regional colour preferences where appropriate.
Returning St Joseph’s School to its former glory
Generations of school children have attended St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School in Willesden so when a fire destroyed its roof, it was a blow to both the current students and its community.
The roaring twenties - and 40's - sees BMI take shape
With BMI UK & Ireland’s iconic BMI Redland brand celebrating 100 years of concrete tile manufacture in the UK, making it the oldest concrete tile maker in the country; the company, ahead of its formal celebrations later in the year, continues to look back over its 180-year heritage.
BMI's training facilities claim academy status-12 09:59
BMI UK & Ireland has relaunched its National Training Centre as the BMI Academy. The UK’s first ever dedicated roof training centre, the BMI Academy – now a multi-site operation, with its hub in South Cerney, Gloucestershire – offers best-in-class training and comprises possibly the most comprehensive learning resource in the country. Not content with just being the UK’s first dedicated roof training centre, the BMI Academy looks forward to many more firsts as it aligns with the other training academies across BMI Group’s global operations.