Modular construction is becoming more popular as a building strategy in many of our key market sectors, especially inner city residential and mixed-use developments, student accommodation and healthcare facilities.
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Some of the UK’s most prestigious developments feature VELFAC aluminium / timber windows, as these award-winning residential projects demonstrate.
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.
VELFAC has won a further contract to supply glazing to Redrow Homes’ Colindale Gardens, a major development being built in North West London.
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.
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).
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.
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.