Thought Leadership – Stock Plots

PRESS RELEASE November 2023 TAKING STOCK The economic factors which have contrived to see a surge in the Buy to Rent (BTR) sector along with a rising number of housing stock plots – properties which remain unsold by developers – are not only offering private and corporate investors new opportunities, but the supply chain [...]

2023-11-20T11:26:08+00:00November 20th, 2023|

Designer Contracts: Putting the Wellness in Wellwater

PRESS RELEASE October 2023DESIGNER CONTRACTS: PUTTING THE WELLNESS IN WELLWATERReflecting the current vogue for wellness and a more active lifestyle, the team at Designer Contracts brought a touch of the great outdoors to the indoors when they created a showhouse scheme for Cruden Homes at its new development in West Lothian.Located on the outskirts [...]

2023-10-18T11:01:21+01:00October 18th, 2023|

Designer Contracts MD Peter Kelsey made Patron of Ashgate Hospice

PRESS RELEASESeptember 2023PETER KESLEY MADE PATRON OF LOCAL HOSPICEPeter Kelsey, MD of Derbyshire-based Designer Contracts, has been made a patron of North Derbyshire’s Ashgate Hospice, in recognition of the company’s long-time support of the charity.The association with Ashgate started in 2018 when a long serving employee at Designer Contracts helped create a family room [...]

2023-09-29T08:44:37+01:00September 29th, 2023|

Louise Walter’s Milestone Appointment as Treasurer of the CFA

PRESS RELEASESeptember 2023LOUISE WALTERS’ MILESTONE APPOINTMENT AS TREASURER OF CFA Louise Walters, commercial director for Designer Contracts, the UK’s largest flooring contractor, has been appointed as treasurer of the Contract Flooring Association (CFA). It is thought to be the first time a woman has been appointed as an officer on the board.Louise, who has worked [...]

2023-09-21T12:58:31+01:00September 21st, 2023|

Designs on Density

PRESS RELEASE September 2023 DESIGNS ON DENSITY While increasing densification of UK cities may please advocates of sustainability, the benefits of close quarter living need careful balancing with sound reduction strategies. Louise Walters, commercial director for the UK’s largest flooring contractor, Designer Contracts, looks at the implications within that for floorcoverings. The UK may [...]

2023-09-12T12:42:33+01:00September 12th, 2023|

Designer Contracts’ Summer Shuffle

PRESS RELEASEAugust 2023DESIGNER CONTRACTS ANNOUNCES NEW SUMMER LINE-UPDesigner Contracts has announced six new appointments in a ‘summer shuffle’ of new joins and promotions.Stepping up the ladder are Jake Sambrooks, Paul Western and Craig Wilson who have been promoted to Central operations manager, East Anglia project manager and Yorkshire operations manager respectively. Jake, who joined [...]

2023-08-04T09:07:05+01:00August 4th, 2023|

Designer Contracts Expands Yorkshire Office

PRESS RELEASEAugust 2023DESIGNER CONTRACTS EXPANDS YORKSHIRE OFFICEDesigner Contracts, the UK’s largest flooring contractor, has moved and significantly expanded its Yorkshire office.Part of a network of regional offices around mainland UK, the company’s Yorkshire operation has now outgrown its current premises in Harehills, Leeds and is future proofing further growth with the move to newly [...]

2023-08-03T11:55:06+01:00August 3rd, 2023|

Thought Leadership – Sustainability

PRESS RELEASEAugust 2023SUSTAINABILITY: THE HOT TOPICLife threatening temperatures in excess of 50 degrees centigrade were registered around the globe this Summer, ensuring climate change and sustainability remain at the top of the agenda. The new build sector, in particular, is putting pressure on suppliers to demonstrate whole of lifecycle impact and circular design principles. [...]

2023-08-03T11:52:28+01:00August 3rd, 2023|

Designer Contracts Installation for DJ Atkinson in Palterton

PRESS RELEASEJune 2023ANOTHER BARNSTORMING PROJECT FROM DESIGNER CONTRACTS When Designer Contracts, the UK’s largest flooring contractor, was invited to get involved in an exclusive rural development of 11 new family homes, it signalled the start of a unique two-year installation project.The just completed development of stunning stone-built barn conversions and new builds in the [...]

2023-06-21T08:51:50+01:00June 21st, 2023|

Designer Contracts Passes Showhome Challenge with Flying Colours

PRESS RELEASEMay 2023DESIGNER CONTRACTS’ SHOWHOME PROVES A RUNWAY SUCCESSWhen Designer Contracts was asked to develop two very different show home interiors for a new development within striking distance of Edinburgh airport, the team passed the challenge with flying colours.The Barratt Homes development at West Craigs in eastern Scotland involved creating two unique show house [...]

2023-05-16T13:45:58+01:00May 16th, 2023|
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