Building with people in mind

Posted by Blog Team | Posted in Expertise, Sustainability | Posted on 20-10-2016

building with people in mind

We spend up to 90% of our time indoors, so it’s important that the buildings we use on a daily basis are designed with people in mind. While this might sound obvious, if you’ve ever been in a noisy office or a freezing cold home, you’ll know it isn’t always the case.
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Top five kitchen trends

What’s cooking? Five winning kitchen trends to wow your customers

Posted by Blog Team | Posted in Expertise, How To Guides | Posted on 20-10-2016

According to the latest home improvement report from Barclays, more than half of homeowners in the UK would rather give their homes a makeover than move. And, topping the wish list of ultimate home-improvements desires is a designer kitchen.

Following the recent launch of our new Jewson kitchen showroom in Oxford, we’ve put together five on-trend ideas that you can recommend to your customer to give their kitchen the wow-factor. Read full article »

Jewson joins On the Tools Awards as headline sponsor

Posted by Blog Team | Posted in More | Posted on 12-10-2016

ottWhen On the Tools asked us to be the headline partner of its awards, well we just couldn’t say no! We’re a big fan of On the Tools as they give tradespeople a place to have a laugh, learn about products and chat with other professionals. Not to mention they share some cracking DIY fail videos!

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Jewson’s charity partner Street League launch “Made Outside the Classroom” campaign

Posted by Blog Team | Posted in Community | Posted on 05-10-2016

Street League, the sport for employability charity that helps unemployed young people between the ages of 16-25 get into work, education or training through the power of football and dance fitness has launched a new campaign called ‘Made Outside the Classroom’.


To be Made Outside the Classroom means that just because you haven’t succeeded academically, doesn’t mean you can’t progress in life.

As one of Street League’s loyal partners, providing hundreds of work experience placements and even full-time jobs to programme graduates, Jewson endorses that exact message.

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Jewson helps restore community landmark with roof repair

Posted by Blog Team | Posted in More | Posted on 29-09-2016

It’s amazing what can happen when a community comes together for a good cause, and the residents of Ryde are a shining example of how community spirit that can make a difference.

The town’s local arena has long been a jewel in its crown. Home to champion ice hockey team the Wightlink Raiders and offering lessons in figure skating, the Ryde Arena offers a little something for everyone.

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BOB’s guide to… being all healthy on-site

Posted by Blog Team | Posted in More | Posted on 27-09-2016


Let’s face it, you probably know everything there is to know about on-site health and safety. You have all the gear and the know-how.

So here at BOB, we want to take the chance to talk about on-site wellbeing and all that jazz – not just the stuff about hard hats and hi viz.

Buckle up, we’ll get you in tip-top condition in no time.

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Behind closed doors

Posted by Blog Team | Posted in More | Posted on 27-09-2016


Doors are good, aren’t they? Here at BOB we feel like people don’t think about doors enough.

They open. They close. They lead to new places. There are 1,514 of them in Buckingham Palace alone. They even released popular rock music in the early 1970s.

When you’re choosing interior doors to fit in a home, office or anywhere else, there are a few important factors to consider before you decide.

We’ve teamed up with Premdor to open the door on everything you need to know.

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