Installing traditional brickwork above an intersecting roof line to cover a “flying” gable can be problematic as supporting the weight can call for the addition of complex engineering detail.
There are many cladding finishes available but the warm tones and textures of brick ensure it remains a firm favourite. The benefits of brick slip cladding mean it has grown in popularity over the years, something which we can testify to as the first company to introduce brick slip cladding to the UK over 30 years ago. We have seen first hand how the market for brick slips and brick slip cladding has grown, supplying a wide range of sectors including residential, commercial, public sector, education, leisure and hospitality projects throughout the UK. Over the last 30 years we have developed our systems to meet customer demand, and currently have four different systems with a range of benefits.Continue reading Bricks with benefits
The Covid 19 pandemic presents unique challenges to all business sectors including construction. One of the most pressing difficulties is keeping up Continue reading Off-site construction aids on-site safety
The BBC recently reported that nearly two thirds of UK homes fail to meet long-term energy efficiency targets, with more than 12 million homes falling below the C grade on Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs). Continue reading Helping the UK meet energy efficiency targets
There are many older buildings around the UK that just need a creative eye, some time and attention to transform them into a beautiful modern space.Continue reading Rejuvenating Minerva House
We have recently been working with online platforms to provide better quality digital content for people working with our systems. We already offer a number of digital downloads on our website, including technical drawings, product and installation guides Continue reading Updated BIM & CAD information
From April 2018, it became unlawful for landlords of privately rented properties (both domestic and non-domestic) in England and Wales to grant a new tenancy to a new or existing tenant on a property Continue reading Landlords – The 2020 deadline is looming
Over the past couple of years, McDonald’s restaurants have been carrying out an extensive programme of new build developments along with modifications Continue reading Over 25 years of McDonald’s projects
We have recently created an installation guide especially for I-Clad, to help with any questions that may arise specifically with interior installation projects. This is now available to Continue reading NEW I-Clad Installation Guide Available Now
Following continued strong sales of brick slips throughout last year, we are pleased to announce our new Product Guide (7th Edition) is now available. We are also introducing three new Continue reading New Product Guide 7th Edition
Adding floors to buildings can be a complicated process, particularly as far as the foundations are concerned, but our lightweight cladding systems can help to simplify the process.
We have been involved with a number of residential projects recently, from retrofit and refurbishment to new build developments.
Situated between Shaftesbury Avenue and Oxford Street, in Central London, a multistorey apartment building on Wardour Street has recently undergone a substantial refurbishment of the rear and part of the side elevations.