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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.

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Yorkshire Architect Names Staircase Design ‘A Sculptural Triumph’

Bisca Designs Centrepiece Statement Staircase For Architect Project. Having worked with Bramhall Blenkharn Leonard on numerous projects, it was an honour for Bisca... Read More

Understanding The Impact of A Staircase On Your Interior Design Project

How Interior Design Projects and Staircases Work Together. It’s rare to find a homeowner that is not looking for new ways to improve... Read More

Bisca’s Investment to Potential ‘Legacy Project’ for Nature Restoration

Nature Restoration Projects Are Heading For Legacy Status. Supported by and part-funded by Bisca - a range of local nature restoration and conservation... Read More

Staircase Reviews – How Our Customers Define ‘The Bisca Difference’?

Is There Really Such A Thing As 'The Bisca Difference?... These Staircase Reviews Will Help You Decide. At Bisca we have purposefully set... Read More

Hedgelaying Event Hosted By Bisca’s Richard McLane

Back By Popular Demand – Award Winning Hedgelayer, Farmer & Engineer Ed Caldecott Returns To Ryedale To Support Our Local Hedgelaying Event –... Read More

Award Winning Staircase at Build It Awards 2023

We are incredibly proud to announce our award winning staircase, made from recycled lockgates, chosen by the Build It Awards judges. This is... Read More

Bisca Is Nominated As Finalist at Northern Design Awards 2023

It is with great pride that we announce Bisca's success in being nominated as a finalist at Northern Design Awards 2023, otherwise known... Read More

Staircase Lighting – Ideas & Inspiration from Staircase Expert Richard McLane

Staircase Lighting Your staircase can be one of the most functional yet beautiful aspects of your home’s interior and by integrating bespoke staircase... Read More

Ryevitalise Sustainability Event – Integrating Trees To Farming Systems

Ryevitalise Event - Integrating Trees To Farming Systems Organised by Ryevitalise and hosted by kind permission of Richard McLane's family on their small... Read More

Bisca’s Reclaimed Oak Staircase Is Nominated As ‘Best Staircase’

Reclaimed Oak Staircase Shortlisted By Build It Awards for 'Best Staircase 2023' Following a strong track record for being nominated by Build It... Read More

How Reclaimed Timber Can Make A Unique Staircase Design

Making a unique staircase A unique oak staircase is brought to life by Bisca’s specialist team of design engineers and craftsmen – making... Read More

Grand Staircases – Ideas & Inspiration For Creating A Feature In Your Home

Grand Staircases - Ideas & Inspiration When we think of grand staircases, a vision of a stately home or other imposing building may... Read More