Latest Minster news
Our knowledgeable branch colleagues are always on hand for a chat about your project(s) and to offer friendly advice so if you prefer, contact your local branch directly. We have also put together a few useful tips to help you get the most out of some of our favourite products.
Meet Coral and Sophie, two new experts added to Minster's team
Fitting Minster's commitment to self-improvement and developing our expertise, we've recently strengthened our team with two new strategic appointments.
Minster Buckley donates life-saving defibrillator to local school
Our colleagues at the Minster Buckley branch in North Wales have shown true community spirit and support by donating a lifesaving defibrillator to a local school. Ysgol Bryn Coch School in Mold, received the donation just before Christmas and it now takes pride of place in the easily accessible school reception.
British Gypsum product recall - Gyproc DuraLine 15mm and Gyproc SoundBloc F 15mm
A routine quality inspection of Gyproc DuraLine and Gyproc SoundBloc F has identified a problem with a small quantity of the product. British Gypsum has therefore taken the decision to recall the products affected.
Minster is the proud sponsor of the Façade Awards 2022
Minster is very proud to be sponsoring the Façade Awards 2022 taking place on 4th November in Manchester. This is a great chance to celebrate the very best in façade design across the UK from the past year.
Kingspan Kooltherm K15 Rainscreen Board Euroclass fire performance rating update
We have received notification from Kingspan about an issue affecting the Euroclass Fire Performance rating on three specific batches of Kooltherm K15 Rainscreen Board:
• 100mm K15 manufactured between 24th August - 11th September 2021
• 50mm K15 manufactured between 1st August - 18th October 2021
• K15 with an improved foil facer manufactured after 18th October 2021
Introducing Rockfon CleanSPace range
In the wake of the pandemic, Rockfon has and reorganised its hygienic ceiling tiles range. This is to make it easier for specifiers to compare acoustic comfort, cleanability and resistance to the growth of micro-organisms.
Business is booming for Minster West Drayton
After only six weeks on from relocating from Hayes to West Drayton, we have significantly expanded our customer portfolio and strengthened the capability to service large, complex projects across London.
Minster is FORS accredited
FORS is a voluntary accreditation scheme for fleet operators, applying to all types of vehicles that are operated on the public highway. This includes heavy goods vehicles, vans, passenger-carrying vehicles, cars and powered-two-wheelers. It aims to raise the level of quality within fleet operations, and Minster's accreditation means that we have demonstrated that we are achieving exemplary levels of best practice in safety, efficiency, and environmental protection.
Important update for Rockwool SP60 and SP120 FireStop Slabs for vertical use in cavities
We have received an important update regarding a change for the fire rating of Rockwool SP60 and SP120 products, when used in a 301mm+ cavity in a vertical application.
Glasroc X - The weather protection hero
Glasroc X is an external sheathing board that is the only gypsum-based sheathing board with full British Board of Agreement (BBA) certification verifying its weather tightness performance for 6 months in its own right, rather than as part of a system. With a gypsum core containing special additives for moisture and mould resistance, glass mat on both surfaces and a UV resistant coating, it can withstand even the wildest of UK weather conditions!