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Stairs at home get updated guide

2 Oct' 17 | admin

A new design guide to assist stair designers, manufacturers and builders involved in the design and specification of timber stairs for the UK housing market is being launched [...]

Stair Design Guide 2 launched

4 May' 17 | admin

The British Woodworking Federation (BWF) Stair Scheme has launched a new guide to assist stair designers, manufacturers and building professionals involved in the design and s[...]

Architects Stair Seminar 3rd May

18 Apr' 17 | admin

“Stair Flair with Due Care”.  Following a spate of shocking stories of deaths, paralysis and injury caused by falls on stairs, new technical guidance on stair des[...]

Sinister Six Staircases

8 Mar' 17 | admin

Staircases can be beautifully mastered pieces of architectural design at the centre of our homes. Timber stairs, in particular, add classic style and elegance to even the most[...]

Shocking stories in BBC phone-in

23 Feb' 17 | admin

Shocking statistics and personal stories of injuries caused by falls and accidents on stairs drove home the need for greater stair safety in our homes, during a long and anima[...]

New BWF Stair Safety Guide

9 Feb' 17 | admin

You are more likely to have a serious accident on a staircase than almost anywhere else. Despite this, basic stair safety is often overlooked and as a result it is estimated t[...]