Specification Support Team

Specifying the right tile adhesive is crucial to the success of your project, but with hundreds of adhesives on the market choosing the right product can seem a complex process.

Varying tile types, substrates and environmental conditions each influence the adhesive needed, so it makes sense to speak to experts like BAL to solve your specifier challenges.

In BAL you can call on a company in its fifth decade of specification support. We understand the challenges and pressures faced by specifiers and architects, which is why we provide a complete NBS M40 specification writing service for your tiling project.

Contact our specification support team for straight-forward advice and specification support, whatever stage you’re at.

Our team have many years’ experience working with architects and specifiers to ensure their projects look fantastic – and more importantly stand the test of time.

Our team helping you

Stuart Ross - Head of Specifications

Stuart joined BAL in 2012 after previously working for Schluter-Systems as a Business Development Manager. Stuart works with architects, contractors and specifiers to provide CPDs, NBS specifications and technical support and is a member of the RIBA CPD providers network and the TTA.

James Purrett - Specification Manager - Midlands and Wales

James is a highly experienced specification manager with extensive understanding of both the public and private sector. He has extensive experience in the kitchens and bathroom sectors, including as Specification Manager for Vanesta – the washroom and cubicles company, Design Engineer at Washroom Accessory Company and Product Designer at Venesta, Amwell & Bushboard. He is also a qualified CAD Technician.

John Hunter - Specification Manager for Scotland

With more than 20 years experience in construction and tiling sector, John is the perfect person to help you with your tiling project. He joined BAL from Capitol Tile Supplies, and previously worked for 15 years with Johnson Tiles where he developed high-end specifications with contractors, distributors, regionals developers and housing associations throughout Scotland and NE England.

Allan Garland - Specification Manager South West

Allan joined BAL from Burmatex Ltd where he worked with architects, designers, local authorities and flooring contractors on high value commercial and domestic projects. Highly experienced in specification sales, he counts Kerakoll, Crown Paints and Porcelanosa among his previous companies, having began his career with Topps Tiles.