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Welcome to Bisca's news blog. In addition to news, views, projects under construction and industry articles, this section hosts popular 'From the Bottom Step' - written by Richard McLane.

From the Bottom Step contains definitive articles, staircase trends, tips, tricks, thoughts & random musings from Richard McLane, Founder & Design Director.

For further information about any of the articles or features, please contact Bisca Marketing on marketing@bisca.co.uk



Build It Awards Finalists – Best Joinery Product

Finalists - Build It Awards 2018 Back in the running for Best Joinery Product in this years Build It Awards We won the... Read More >

Ornate Balustrades | Art Deco or Art Nouveau?

Ornate Balustrades | Art Deco or Art Nouveau? Art Deco and Art Nouveau are both design movements, but many people get confused between... Read More >

Staircase Tips | Understanding Landings

Understanding Landings: What you need to know when thinking about a new staircase. The Oxford English Dictionary defines landings as the “level area... Read More >

Choosing Staircases to fit your budget

Choosing Staircases - How to get best staircase for your budget Aristotle famously said that the whole is greater than the sum of... Read More >

Concrete vs Steel | Choosing Staircases

Choosing between concrete and steel stair structures Richard McLane summarises the key elements of concrete vs steel stair structures. Cost When budgeting for... Read More >

Metal Balustrades | Wrought Iron Misunderstood

Any Old Iron? The first thing Bisca try to find out from a client asking for a Wrought Iron balustrade, is what they... Read More >

Are Open Staircases Safe for Children?

Are open staircases safe? This is a question we are asked on a regular basis. The simple answer is that a staircase designed... Read More >

Winners Northern Design Awards | Best Product Design

Winners of Best Product Design Category | Best Product Design for 2016 Nominated in the best product design category, Bisca joined hundreds of other leading... Read More >

Winners Northern Design Awards | Best Product Design

We were proud to accept the award for Best Product Design at the Northern Design Awards 2015 This particular staircase, made for a... Read More >