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Loughton Win The Double!

Loughton Win the Double! WE ARE DELIGHTED TO ANNOUNCE THAT WE HAVE WON an incredible TWO CFJ/ CFA INSTALLATION OF THE YEAR AWARDS! The premiere awards for contract flooring were a very proud night for Loughton Contracts! The first one was for ‘Best use of flooring in a Hotel’ for the Kimpton Fitzroy Hotel, alongside Alarwool and Brintons, and the second ‘Best use of flooring in Education’ for Bush House, London, alongside Milliken. Our contracts manager for the Kimpton Fitzroy Hotel, Barry Peel, collected the award for our works. We at Loughton Contracts are extremely proud of Barry and his…
Elliot Buckley
August 9, 2019
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Team Loughton take part in Pink Tie Club Golf Day

Team Loughton take part in Pink Tie Club Golf Day Staff members of Loughton Contracts were delighted to once again take part in the Official Pink Tie Club Golf Day to raise money for a range of different charities. Loughton Contracts are the founder members of The PTC (Pink Tie Club), which was officially formed in December 2008 with most of the original members meeting at an event in July 2008. There are now 9 members from different sectors of the construction/fit out industry who arrange networking events throughout the year, which also enables them to raise money for charity.…
Elliot Buckley
July 19, 2019
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Loughton fits flooring for a charitable cause!

Loughton fits flooring for a charitable cause! We are happy to have been able to help London based charity; Coram’s Fields, working for Mace, as we supplied and installed Whiterock to the kitchen and vinyl to the kitchen and servery at the Coram Café. This completed new area will be of huge benefit to the charity and visitors to the park. Coram’s Fields is a children’s only park and playground, providing services to young people living in or visiting London. Services include sports and youth programmes, we are proud to have been a part of this special project that does…
Elliot Buckley
July 4, 2019
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Loughton proudly sponsor Charity Dragon Boat Race!

Loughton proudly sponsor Charity Dragon Boat Race! The Kier London Charity Boat Race took place on 6th June, which we proudly sponsored, in order to raise money for the British Heart Foundation. Kier London were one of ten businesses within Kier Regional Building who’s target was to raise a minimum of £15k each for their chosen local charity and the British Heart Foundation. The week included five days of five challenges, including Boots on for Building Challenge, and of course the Dragon Boat Race! 50% of proceeds will be donated to Kier Foundation, supporting partner causes including The British Heart…
Elliot Buckley
June 27, 2019
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Hakwood visit

Hakwood Visit Recently, our Timber Installation Director visited Hakwood, one of our timber flooring suppliers at their Rotterdam based HQ, to look at their day to day operations and quality controls. Hakwood pride themselves on being extremely environmentally efficient, as all the timber they use is hand selected from their own direct purchasing of forests. Each log is hand chosen for grading, cut and then aired naturally for many months. A further selection is made by hand to each lamella after trimming to ensure the grade criteria is uniform and consistent. Hakwood offer 2500 individual stains, all recorded just in…
June 13, 2019
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Achieving perfect flooring on your stairs

How to treat these important parts of your building Whether a staircase is designed to be the focal point of your space or it’s hidden away, deciding on the type of flooring is an important decision. With about 10 inches of flat surface per stair, can you fit any flooring type and how do you fit the flooring correctly? We outline some top tips below. Are flooring choices reduced for stairs? Staircases need to be functional but if they’re a focal point in a room, how they look is important. The material you choose to cover your staircase is dependent…
May 31, 2019

Clerkenwell Design Week 2019

We’re off to Clerkenwell Design Week! London is gearing up for the 10th Clerkenwell Design Week (CDW), which starts on 21st May. Set across three days, it’s the annual focus for London’s leading design district. The event plays host to hundreds of showrooms, talks, workshops and installations, and our Divisional Director, Craig Anstey, will be going along this year. One of the showrooms, opening their doors is Shaw Contract, a design leader in flooring solutions and surfaces. They’ve invited Brighton-based artist and graphic designer Lois O’Hara for a takeover of their showroom at 33 Great Sutton Street and will be…
May 20, 2019
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ISO 45001

Loughton Contracts receive ISO 45001 accreditation! We are delighted to confirm that we now have joined a list of professional companies that have transitioned from ISO 18001 to ISO 45001 accreditation. This latest ISO is now recognised as an International Standard with nearly 70 countries signing up to it. By conforming to the ISO 45001, Loughton Contract's are now working toward improving Occupational Health and Safety risks. This new standard aims to reduce the number of work-related deaths by taking a more proactive approach to risk control. "Over 7600 people die each day from work-related accidents or diseases" Although we…
April 23, 2019

Battersea Team take on MACE at Axe Throwing!

Axe Throwing @ Whistle Punks! As we prepare to start installation of our single biggest project to date it was important that our site team created a good working relationship with the client. To encourage this, we organised a team building event and challenged the Mace team to try their hand at Axe Throwing. The venue, Whistle Punks, was perfectly situated less than a mile from Battersea Power Station, in Vauxhall. The 24 strong group, a mixture of both Loughton Contracts and Mace, were welcomed by three instructors charged with teaching us the art of axe throwing! Once we had…
April 15, 2019

Loughton Contracts nominated for 3 Install of the Year Awards

Loughton Contracts has been named as 2019 finalists in the CFA/CFJ Installation of the Year Award for "three" categories! Each year the Contract Flooring Association in conjunction with the Contract Flooring Journal recognise excellence in the flooring industry at their annual awards night. This event is undoubtedly the biggest awards event on the flooring calendar. For 2019 the CFA restyled the awards to reflect the outstanding quality within the flooring trade, with the new format focusing on a range of installations within various sectors. Because of our team’s consistent high standards and dedication to our craft Loughton Contracts have been…
April 14, 2019