News, advice and guidance from VELFAC

Holyrood South Student Accommodation, Edinburgh

October 10, 2016

VELFAC windows are a prominent feature at the BREEAM-rated ‘Excellent’, Holyrood South, a group of linked apartment blocks providing accommodation for 250 post-graduates at the University of Edinburgh.

Read more »

Beachdown, Challaborough, Devon

October 10, 2016

VELFAC windows are adding value to series of distinctive houses built overlooking the popular Devon seaside village of Challaborough, while also making the most of some impressive cliff-top views.

Read more »

Great Kneighton, Cambridge

October 10, 2016

Situated on the south-east edge of Cambridge, Great Kneighton is one of Europe’s largest new mixed use developments; the site will feature new homes, community and retail facilities, new schools, and 120 acres of specially created parkland.

Read more »

Cardinal Pole Catholic School

October 10, 2016

Cardinal Pole Catholic School is one of the most innovative redevelopments within an extensive BSF Programme which aims to refurbish or rebuild every school within the London Borough of Hackney.

Read more »

Ashmount Primary School

October 10, 2016

VELFAC windows and window walling have been installed in the UK’s first carbon neutral school, built as part of an ambitious scheme to transform an unkempt piece of land in Islington, London, into an exemplar carbon-negative development.

Read more »

Eden Street Backway, Cambridge

October 10, 2016

Located in a conservation area within central Cambridge, Eden Street Backway is a small development of eight two-storey dwellings, built with a focus on quality and sustainability, and in a contemporary design which remains sympathetic to the surrounding 19th century neighbourhood.

Read more »

Greenfield Place, Hayes, London

October 10, 2016

Contemporary design, adaptability and sustainability are key drivers for Greenfield Place, Hayes, a group of 14 eco-homes from homebuilder Latis Homes. As ‘light and spaciousness’ were fundamental to the overall concept, VELFAC windows were specified for the project, chosen both for the system’s impeccable environmental credentials and stylish design.

Read more »

Deaconess House

October 10, 2016

Deaconess House, a major student accommodation project for the University of Edinburgh, features VELFAC windows in a series of impressive, innovative new-build blocks linked to a refurbished Victorian hospital.

Read more »

Crome Court, University Of East Anliga (Uea), Norwich

October 10, 2016

VELFAC composite glazing makes a major contribution to UEA’s Crome Court, one of a new breed of student accommodation blocks which combine exceptional design with low energy performance. Crome Court, designed by LSI architects, is an architecturally innovative project, which secured a number of design awards, including a RICS Award. 

Read more »

The Rose Building Teaching Block, Ralph Allen School, Bath

October 10, 2016

Slim sightlines and a durable design are just some of the reasons why VELFAC composite glazing is installed in the award winning Rose Building Teaching Block at the Ralph Allen School in Bath, a stylish, energy efficient – and cost-conscious – two storey building. 

Read more »

Recent articles

Popular articles