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Award winning projects featuring contemporary composite windows

April 4, 2019

Some of the UK’s most prestigious developments feature VELFAC aluminium / timber windows, as these award-winning residential projects demonstrate.

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D+B facades specifies VELFAC windows for Wellington Close refurbishment

November 23, 2018

Aluminium over-cladding specialists d+b facades will be installing 2,600m2 of VELFAC aluminium/timber windows at Wellington Close, Walton on Thames, as part of a major refurbishment project.

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VELFAC wins further contract at Redrow Homes’ Colindale Gardens development

November 2, 2018

VELFAC has won a further contract to supply glazing to Redrow Homes’ Colindale Gardens, a major development being built in North West London.

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Glazing for education projects

June 28, 2018

With budgets tight quality products can prove best value for money.

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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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