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Forrest awards ‘X1 The Landmark’ glazing contract to VELFAC

June 18, 2018

VELFAC composite glazing will be installed at X1 The Landmark, a major residential development in Salford, Greater Manchester, to be built by Forrest. Designed by DK-Architects, the building will comprise 191 luxury apartments and townhouses, together with communal facilities, in a stepped development rising from five to 14 storeys.

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VELFAC awarded window package contract for Chobham Manor phase two

May 9, 2018

The VELFAC composite system has been specified by PRP Architects and Taylor Wimpey for the second phase of homes at Chobham Manor, which is the first of five new neighbourhoods being built on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park site in Stratford by Chobham Manor LLP, a joint venture between Taylor Wimpey and L&Q, in partnership with the LLDC (London Legacy Development Corporation).

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VELFAC awarded glazing contract for Southall Waterside phase one

March 13, 2018

VELFAC composite glazing will be installed in the first four blocks of the Southall Waterside development in Ealing, London, by Berkeley Homes. Over 7,500m2 of aluminium / timber glazing and patio doors are being supplied to the first phase of the canal-side project, comprising over 600 new homes. Southall Waterside will eventually deliver some 3,750 new homes in total.

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VELFAC supplies glazing to Colindale Gardens project

February 13, 2018

A major development from Redrow Homes will feature over 11,000m2 of VELFAC composite glazing. Colindale Gardens, in North West London, will eventually offer 2,900 homes, together with leisure and retail spaces.

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Backgammon House, Buckinghamshire

October 10, 2016

The Backgammon house

The Backgammon House, designed by sustainability experts Dr Kerry Mashford and Dr Frank Ainscow, together with Jason King of BE Consultants, combines practical design, innovative materials and intelligent building control to significantly reduce energy usage.

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Castle Rock High School, Leicestershire

October 10, 2016

VELFAC glazing is installed at the award-winning Castle Rock High School, built on the edge of Leicestershire's Charnwood Forest.  The school, designed by the County Council's architecture team, is BREEAM rated 'very good', and was also upheld as an exemplar design by the office of the Deputy Prime Minister.

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The Purelake Group - A Decade Of Velfac Installations

October 10, 2016

The Purelake Group has a strong reputation for delivering innovative projects across southeast London and beyond, primarily focusing on brownfield residential developments, office and commercial buildings.

 
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Regatta Court, Exmouth

October 10, 2016

VELFAC glazing adds the finishing touch to Regatta Court, a prestigious complex of 38 contemporary homes which form part of the acclaimed Exmouth Quay development. Built by Eagle One Homes, Regatta Court comprises high quality apartments, townhouses and penthouses, with VELFAC windows used in a variety of installations, including full height screens to showcase views of the marina or estuary.

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St Wilfrid's Catholic School, Crawley

October 10, 2016

A major installation of VELFAC glazing is a significant feature of St Wilfrid's Catholic School, Crawley, designed by architects Curl la Tourelle.  Purpose-built to house 930 pupils, the school centres on a striking, curved double-storey teaching block, wrapped around a courtyard, with a double ribbon run of VELFAC windows installed along its full length.

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Maggie’s Centre, Nottingham City Hospital

October 10, 2016

Sited in the grounds of Nottingham City Hospital, Maggie’s Centre is a two-story, floating oval ‘tree house’ built by the Maggie Keswick Jencks Cancer Caring Trust, and conceived by architect Piers Gough of CZWG in collaboration with designer Paul Smith.

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