The Tile Association | Find Tilers, Stockists and Fitters
 

News

Recent News

Welcome to our latest members

The latest companies to become TTA members and take advantage of a wide range of benefits are DSM Flooring, Ceramics Logistics, UK Tiling Limited, Global Tile Distribution As with all members, their details are in the revamped directory on this website, which puts our members firmly in the online shop window. If you’re not a […]


Shackerley’s ceramic granite cladding provides perfect refurb solution for The Tile Association HQ

Shackerley, the UK’s leading supplier of ceramic granite ventilated cladding, has helped The Tile Association (TTA) to upgrade and modernise the appearance of its new HQ premises by donating and organising the installation of a Sureclad® facade system for external elevations surrounding the main entrance area. Whilst the TTA HQ is an imposing Georgian building […]


CITB Works on Levy Simplification

The CITB are presently working on a system to simplify the Levy process for all of its registered contractors. Details of this proposal are on the below link: http://www.citb.co.uk/levy-grant/levy-simplification/ There is also a Levy Simplification Calculator, where you can compare your Levy liability under the exisiting scheme to that proposed in the new one.


Kerakoll UK Recruits to Ensure Continued Success

Continued success in the UK market combined with growth of nearly 40% in the first half of 2014 has meant that Kerakoll UK needs to grow its sales team to keep up with demand and service the growing customer network. To this end they are looking to strengthen the team with extra sales representatives and […]


Mapei provides surface build-up at state-of-the-art Leisure Centre

A high performance single build-up Mapei surface system has been installed at West Bromwich’s new state-of-the-art Leisure Centre. Designed and built by Places for People Leisure, in partnership with Pellikaan Construction Ltd and Roberts Limbrick Architects, the new centre for Sandwell Council includes a 25m pool, learner pool, sports hall fitness suite, dance studios, adventure […]


The search is on across the country for the next Master Craftsmen

The Tile Association has urged the finest tile fixers across the UK to apply for the Master Craft Award, the highest honour that can be bestowed in the industry. The TTA worked closely over a number of years with the Worshipful Company of Tylers and Bricklayers to reinstate Master Craftsmen into the wall and floor […]


TTA adds to member services with new headquarters in Stone, Staffordshire

The Tile Association is boosting the services it is able to offer to its members, with the opening this month of a prestigious new HQ building in Stone, Staffordshire. Located in the heartland of the potteries, near where most of the ceramics industry is based, the new 4,000sq ft facility is easily accessible to the […]


RIBA’s Latest Future Trends Survey — Confidence Rising

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has published the results of its latest Future Trends Survey. The RIBA Future Trends Workload Index saw a significant increase, rising to +36 in January 2014 from +30 in December 2013. The New Year saw a further strengthening of confidence levels, which had been steadily rising throughout the […]


Guastavino and the Art of Structural Tile

If you’re lucky enough to be in the Big Apple between now and September 7th, you may want to visit the Museum of the City of New York, where there is a great exhibition titled “Palaces for the People: Guastavino and the Art of Structural Tile”. Reminiscent of the surreal shapes of his more famous […]


Obituary: John Frei, Boyden Tiles (1927 – 2014)

John Frei died on 28th May aged 87 after a short illness. John was the former MD and chairman of Boyden Tiles and had worked for the company for 63 years, retiring as chairman at the age of 83. John took over as Managing Director of Boydens following his father’s (also called John) death in […]


Page 18 of 19« First...10...1819