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IFT work with McLaughlin & Harvey

5th September 2017

IFT work with McLaughlin & Harvey

IFT was contracted by McLaughlin & Harvey to provide flooring for a number of recent projects including the Feethams Leisure Development in Darlington and the new Epping Forest Shopping Park, which opened this summer. IFT’s Bishop Auckland team installed Isocrete K-Screed at the development in Darlington, and slurry bonded sand/cement screed to concrete substrate to…

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IFT Charity Golf Day

24th August 2017

IFT Charity Golf Day

The IFT Charity Golf Day held last week at Eastwood Golf Club was a huge success, raising £2240 for Cancer Support Scotland. With 32 players from all areas of the construction industry, including main contractors, suppliers, sub-contractors, and manufacturers, the day managed to get off to a great start with the sun even coming out for…

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IFT contracted again by Robertson Construction

21st August 2017

IFT contracted again by Robertson Construction

IFT has been contracted on a number of projects recently for Robertson Construction, including: Scottish Fire and Rescue Service Hub in Dundee Audi Garage in Dundee University of Edinburgh Westhill Hilton in Aberdeen Huntershill Sports Hub in Bishopbriggs IFT has offices in East Kilbride and Bishop Auckland and now provides clients with a variety of…

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IFT shortlisted for Family Business Award

16th August 2017

IFT shortlisted for Family Business Award

IFT is delighted to have been shortlisted for the Family Business category Award at the Glasgow Chamber of Commerce Business Awards 2017. The Awards will celebrate their 20th anniversary this year and the finalists will be announced on the 5th October. The family business was first established in 1970 as Protective Services (Contracts) Ltd and…

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IFT involved in refurbishment of one of Birmingham’s iconic buildings

11th August 2017

IFT involved in refurbishment of one of Birmingham’s iconic buildings

Contracted by Willmott Dixon, our team in Bishop Auckland has been working on the refurbishment of one of Birmingham’s most well-known buildings. Formerly known as Temple Court, the Lewis Building was originally built as a department store in the 1920s by renowned 19th Century philanthropist David Lewis, and has been an integral part of Birmingham’s…

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IFT installs flooring at UNESCO World Heritage Site

25th July 2017

IFT installs flooring at UNESCO World Heritage Site

Working for Sir Robert McAlpine, IFT have just completed installation of the flooring at The Sill, the UK’s National Landscape Discovery Centre in the Northumberland National Park. The building is the result of an innovative partnership between Northumberland National Park and YHA England and Wales and is due to open to the public next week….

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Food Safe Flooring – complete hygiene from floor up

4th July 2017

Food Safe Flooring – complete hygiene from floor up

Floors in food preparation, production and processing environments must be impervious, hygienic and offer a low risk of slip. In addition to these basic requirements resistance to impact, abrasion, chemical resistance from organic acids and cleaning agents and temperature are all factors that should be considered when selecting a floor finish. Heavy duty polyurethane resin…

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IFT delivers at Ducati’s new £10million motorcycle village

3rd July 2017

IFT delivers at Ducati’s new £10million motorcycle village

Ducati Glasgow, Triumph Glasgow and West Coast Harley-Davidson have moved into two new £10million showrooms. IFT advised and installed a flooring system for the new workshop at Ducati, Glasgow – the works were carried out over one week from initial preparation through to final seal. The two brand-new and purpose-built dealerships will see Ducati Glasgow move from their…

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Extension completes at home of Scotland’s famous crispy morning rolls

26th June 2017

Extension completes at home of Scotland’s famous crispy morning rolls

Family business McGhee’s Bakery, home of Scotland’s famous crispy rolls, has recently completed a £3m extension to its flagship Glasgow bakery. IFT, a family-run business, installed the resin floor screed to the building extension at the M8 Food Park. IFT is an approved installer of the latest hygienic wall cladding systems from all the leading manufacturers and…

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IFT involved in Historic Scotland’s landmark Engine Shed project in Stirling

7th June 2017

IFT involved in Historic Scotland’s landmark Engine Shed project in Stirling

Working for ESH Border Construction, IFT have recently completed works on Historic Scotland’s landmark £8.9m Engine Shed project in Forthside, Stirling. The derelict building has been transformed into a world-leading education centre for building conservation in Scotland, creating and delivering educational resources and training on traditional buildings and materials, and is due to open on…

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