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Dad, Why is my name on the side of that lorry?

Added 31.10.19

When six-year-old James Latham kept spotting his name in giant letters on the side of lorries and buildings during family trips, he was understandably dumbfounded and asked his Mum and Dad why. To help explain the mystery to his inquisitive son, Dad, Stephen, a teacher in St Helens, Merseyside had the bright idea of contacting the nationwide timber and panel products distributor on twitter to... MORE


James Latham Joins Forces With Accsys To Support Unique Charity Project

Added 11.10.19

The Handlebar Café is cycle-friendly, socially-sourced, straddles an old railway line and was designed by the young minds of spudYOUTH, a RIBA award winning charity.  Along with supplier Accsys, James Latham has been supporting the project throughout its development, contributing both funding and sustainable, long-lasting Accoya® wood for its cladding and decking. Working in... MORE


FR Plywood Proves Poplar

Added 10.10.19

Exclusive to James Latham in the UK, Garnica Fireshield is an FR Poplar Plywood which has been modified through an innovative ply-to-ply process, producing outstanding flame-retardant properties. Unlike other similar products with surface fire-retardant coatings, the FR properties of Garnica Fireshield are integral to the panel. During manufacturing, each individual layer of core veneer is... MORE


Spectacular Valchromat Bar Stars at New Cultural Venue

Added 10.10.19

Valchromat, the innovative and award-winning engineered fibreboard - which is available in the UK through James Latham - has been extensively used in the interior fit-out of a spectacular new cultural venue in South London. Created by the innovative cultural infrastructure developer, Really Local Group, Catford Mews in Lewisham, centers on providing a flexible community space for local... MORE


Decking for the Next Decade

Added 10.10.19

Offering resistance to the ’four S’s: Slip, Stain, Scratch and Sun, UPM ProFi - which is distributed exclusively in the UK by James Latham - boasts a long list of outstanding performance properties including: minimum maintenance; superior stain resistance; extra-high impact strength and a high friction surface.   Designed and manufactured in Finland, Germany and the... MORE


New 20mm Worktop Reduces Fabrication Costs

Added 02.10.19

James Latham has added a 20mm thick, HI-MACS® worktop to its solid surface portfolio and it is already proving to be a big hit with the company’s interior design and fabrication customers. Available in five, on-trend colours – Alpine White, White Quartz, Arctic Granite, Urban Concrete and Ice Queen - the new worktops boast a thinner edge, allowing designers to create sleek,... MORE


Shape Your Projects With FR Flexi-Ply

Added 24.09.19

Providing yet another innovative breakthrough, industry leader James Latham now offers a fully certified fire-retardant, flexible plywood, giving interior design professionals a quick and easy solution for creating high-impact curves, waves and cylindrical shapes in their fit-out projects.   Ideal for reception desks, columns, panelling, arches and counters, it is already proving... MORE


James Latham and HI-MACSĀ® Cast a Positive Light on Mental Illness

Added 05.09.19

Two five metre-tall interactive sculptures, designed by multi-award winning British designer, Steuart Padwick will be erected in King’s Cross shortly for this year’s Designjunction event (19-22 Sept) as part of London Design Festival. The giant cuboid figures have been created in support of mental health anti-stigma initiative, Time To Change, and have been skilfully formed using... MORE


James Latham Demystifies Door Blanks with New Video

Added 06.08.19

James Latham has released an animated whiteboard video explaining the technology behind its extensive collection of Moralt high-performance door blanks. The entertaining, yet highly informative film, aims to demystify what is often seen as a complex subject - particularly when it comes to specification - and features Latham’s FireSound range of acoustic and fire-retardant door solutions.... MORE


Innovative Furniture Design Delivers Sustainable Solution for University

Added 27.06.19

Students, staff and visitors to York St John University’s London campus have been wowed by the recently installed furniture, which fits perfectly with the University’s own personality and ethos. WISA® Multiwall Project Manufactured by Fuzl, using their innovative, patented, flat-pack system, it uses WISA® Multiwall, the robust, sustainable, polypropylene laminate Birch... MORE



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