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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

Join our #LathamsDesign2019 photo competition this summer and win an amazing prize

Added 03.07.19

Calling all designers, joiners and anyone who makes amazing things with our products. We know there are some world-class design and craft skills out there, but we just don't get to see enough of them. This July we're launching a fantastic social media competition called #LathamsDesign2019, where we ask you to show us any architecture, interior design, joinery or woodwork that has been... 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

The Evolution of MDF

Added 26.06.19

Valchromat MDF Panel Available nationwide through James Latham, Valchromat is an award-winning wood fibre panel which  has been engineered for high physical performance. Applications Extremely popular among interior designers and furniture makers, especially in the residential, retail, hospitality and education sectors - where bold and impactful colours are part of the specification... MORE

Lose Weight With The ATP Plan!

Added 24.06.19

Finesse Polyline - Lightweight Plastic Van Lining Advanced Technical Panels (ATP), the UK’s leading specialist Birch plywood distributor (part of the James Latham Group), is seeing sales of its Polypropylene lining panel for the transport sector soar. At only 1.5kg per square metre, Finesse Polyline offers a massive advantage to vehicle convertors when compared to hardwood plywood -... MORE

Lathams Introduce Their New Moralt Acoustic Doors Guide

Added 11.06.19

James Latham are pleased to introduce their new Moralt Acoustic Doors guide. The guide, in handy A5 format, details the comprehensive range of Moralt acoustic door cores covering the internal standard fire rated FireSmoke range (FD30, FD60); the specialist higher acoustic performing door core range, FireSound which are also fire rated upto FD90; and the bespoke external door range Ferro... MORE

James Latham Granted Special Customs Check Status

Added 22.05.19

Authorised Economic Operator (AEO)   The UK’s biggest independent timber and panel importer, James Latham, has been granted Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) status which will help it to weather any Brexit-related trading disruptions which may arise going forward.   Meeting EU Standards   The AEO is an internationally recognised accreditation awarded by... MORE

HI-MACSĀ® Lights Up Retail Park

Added 30.04.19

Hi-Macs used in Retail Park Upgrade As part of the ongoing systematic upgrade of a retail park in Newcraighall, Edinburgh, one of the location’s more innovative units has been transformed, thanks to HI-MACS®. Hi-Macs Project Details In total, 23 sheets of HI-MACS® were specified by Leonard Design - an international firm of architects and interior designers who were... MORE

Charred Cladding Adds Contemporary Twist to Barn Style Home

Added 29.04.19

Charred Cladding used in Home Conversion James Latham has supplied charred Accoya® and Western Red Cedar which has been used as cladding in the part rebuilding, extension and conversion of a former agricultural building to create a spectacular barn style home in Newmarket.  Cambridge based, NP Architects, an award-winning RIBA Chartered Practice were commissioned to carry out the... MORE

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