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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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Two Bisca Staircase Projects Shortlisted for Build It Awards

Bisca is proud to announce that we have been shortlisted with no less than two staircase projects in this year’s prestigious Build It... Read More >

Beautiful Staircases Featured in Self Build & Design Magazine

A range of Bisca's beautiful staircases were recently featured in Self Build & Design Magazine's "Staircase Spotlight" edition. Naming them "Flights of Fancy", ... Read More >

Do I Need Planning Permission For A New Staircase?

Planning permission can potentially take a long time to gain and be a very frustrating process to go through - so it's a... Read More >

The Limitless Boundaries of Glass Staircase Design

The use of glass within staircases has always been a popular choice – however never more so than in recent years, where there... Read More >

Staircase Inspiration From Self Build & Design Magazine

Are You Looking For Staircase Inspiration? Perhaps a work of art... something unique to set your property apart - or as Self Build... Read More >

Build It Shortlists Staircase Specialist for Best Joinery Product

Yorkshire-based staircase company Bisca, has been shortlisted in the 'Best Joinery Product' category for the Build It Awards 2021. Bisca’s entry features a... Read More >

Staircase Ideas: A Guide from Real Homes

Are you ready to make the statement staircase you’ve always dreamed of? Bisca was featured recently in Real Homes ‘Guide to Staircases’ which... Read More >

A Step Towards Sustainability | Farmhouse Staircase

Featured in Homebuilding and Renovating, Bisca's latest sustainable staircase installation was covered in their Green Homes section, showcasing how materials can be repurposed... Read More >

Homes & Interiors Scotland | Oct 20 | Easy on the eye

Homes & Interiors Scotland featured one of our staircases in the Building & Renovating Guide supplement, part of the Sept/October edition. The staircase,... Read More >

Helical or Spiral | Know the difference

Helical and spiral staircases are often confused because at first glance they look to be quite similar. However, in reality, their structures are... Read More >

I-Build | Aug 20 | Stairs & Balustrades

I-build included one of our staircases in their Stairs and Balustrades feature for the August edition. The project is also the subject of... Read More >

Real Homes | Sept 20 | Guide to Staircases

Our recycled timber staircase of Vodka Oak was featured in a Guide to Staircases, published by Real Homes in their September 2020 edition.... Read More >