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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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Resin flooring solutions – key considerations when selecting your product

8th May 2017

Resin flooring solutions – key considerations when selecting your product

A resin floor offers a durable and sustainable solution for a wide variety of locations, from manufacturing and food processing to front of house areas. It is therefore essential to select the appropriate resin flooring system based on the traffic and activity to which the finished floor will be exposed to. Factors to be considered…

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IFT completes work at lottery-funded Sports Hub

3rd May 2017

IFT completes work at lottery-funded Sports Hub

IFT have recently installed a range of integrated flooring services to the new build Huntershill Sports Hub in Bishopbriggs, Glasgow. The project involved the construction of an £8 million community sports hub, developed by East Dunbartonshire Council in partnership with East Dunbartonshire Leisure and Culture (EDLC) Trust. The aim of Community Sports Hubs is to…

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IFT contracted by BAM on V&A Museum in Dundee

4th April 2017

IFT contracted by BAM on V&A Museum in Dundee

IFT have been contracted by BAM on the prestigious Kenga Kuma designed V&A Museum in Dundee. This is Japanese architect Kenga Kuma’s first British building – his vision for the museum on the banks of the Tay was chosen in an international design competition in 2010. IFT have already completed resin coating works to the…

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Church restoration shortlisted for RICS Building Conservation Award

23rd March 2017

Church restoration shortlisted for RICS Building Conservation Award

The restoration of St Columbkille’s R.C. Church in Rutherglen, Glasgow, has been shortlisted for the RICS Building Conservation Award 2017. IFT were contracted by Fleming Buildings and Renewals to install a Mapei Topcem levelling screed over the new warm water underfloor heating system to the main church areas. These works were completed within the given…

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Floor screeds – what is the best solution for my project?

13th March 2017

Floor screeds – what is the best solution for my project?

Floor screed, a cementitious material made from cement and sharp sand, gives a smooth and level floor on which to lay your chosen floor finish and is used in a wide variety of commercial, industrial, retail and residential settings today. With an abundance of types of screeds now available, choosing the right screed is important…

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