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How Classrooms Will Change Due to COVID-19

In News by Punch Creative

With social distancing in effect until further notice and, like many other institutions, schools must adapt to the ‘new normal’. Interior design within classrooms and workspaces need to change to allow improved hygiene and personal space. There is a lot of debate over how this will happen when schools fully reopen in September, but here’s what we predict will change. …

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Using Carpet Design to Improve Social Distancing

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With lockdown measures slowly starting to ease in the UK and businesses looking to reopen, the question of how to maintain safe social distancing measures is on everyone’s minds. The safety measures so far have helped prevent the further spread of Covid-19, and it’s imperative we continue to stick at it. So, following the advice on Coronavirus from the UK …

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How to Create the Perfect Homeschooling Environment

In News by Punch Creative

For many of us, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, homeschooling is the norm at the moment. While teachers have provided learning packs and you may have had plenty of tips on how to assist your kids with them, it can still be a struggle finding the balance between home and school. So, Heckmondwike FB have put together some of the …

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The importance of choosing the right carpet for student accommodation

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As we enter the second half of the academic year, plans are well in place for facilities managers to refurbish and replace the carpets in student halls and houses. JLL’s Student Housing Report forecasts there will be a further 500,000 full-time university students in the UK by 2030, and with the number of students choosing to stay in PBSA (Purpose-built …

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Fibre-bonded carpets – the best of both worlds

In News by Jack Eustace

When it comes to the world of commercial carpets, there are a host of manufacturing methods that can be used to create a final product.  One such method is fibre-bonding, which Heckmondwike uses to manufacture its carpets for the commercial sector. It’s a process that has stood the test of time and produces carpets and carpet tiles that are extremely …

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We know what we did this summer

In News by Jack Eustace

For many, summer, and in particular, the school holidays, present the chance to unwind for a week or two and maybe even to take a well earned holiday, whether it’s a staycation in the UK or somewhere farther afield. However, the opposite is true for Heckmondwike, as when it comes to summer, operations are gearing up for one of the …

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Last chance to win a bespoke logo mat

In News by Jack Eustace

Throughout summer, Heckmondwike, a market-leading UK manufacturer of fibre-bonded carpets, has been running a competition to win a bespoke logo mat, with the draw taking place in early September. The competition has been running from June and will end on 31st August, so there is not much time left if you would like to be in with a chance of …

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An apprentice update

In News by Jack Eustace

Earlier this year, Heckmondwike, a market-leading UK manufacturer of fibre-bonded carpets, announced the sponsorship of an apprentice across its National Floorcoverings Ltd group of companies. The Group is working in partnership with one of its long-standing customers, Hillside Contracts to provide support to trainee floor layer, Kai Linton. More information about Kai and the reasons for the company’s sponsorship, can …

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Willmott Dixon and Heckmondwike partner to support Guide Dog centre

In News by Jack Eustace

Heckmondwike, a market-leading UK manufacturer of fibre-bonded carpets, has assisted a Willmott Dixon initiative to support a guide dog centre in Leamington Spa. The company has provided 15 square metres of its specialist entrance and transition carpet, Diamond, in Charcoal, free of charge. The carpet has been installed to the reception area of the site by local flooring contractor Westcotes …

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Two new faces at Heckmondwike

In News by Jack Eustace

Heckmondwike, a UK-leading manufacturer of fibre-bonded heavy contract carpet and carpet tiles, including its market-leading Supacord range, has recently made two appointments to its team of area sales managers. Martyn Grove and Mike Sanders have joined the company to manage the South West and North West regions respectively. Both acquisitions have significant knowledge of the flooring sector, having worked for …