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£10k makeover will improve 263 homes in Bucknall

By: Rachael Doyle   •   June 20, 2012


DOZENS of properties have been renovated in the first phase of a £2.6 million home improvement programme.

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Energy boost for hundreds of city homes

By: Rachael Doyle   •   June 19, 2012


CESP Scheme - Stoke on Trent May 2012

Warmer homes and lower fuel bills are on the way for more than 260 households in Stoke-on-Trent – the latest to benefit from a multi-million pound energy-saving initiative involving the city council, EDF Energy and Kier Stoke.

Some 208 city council and 55 privately-owned properties in Townsend and Chell Heath are due to be fitted with external wall insulation by the winter.

The cost of the work, approaching £10,000 per property, will be paid for by EDF Energy as part of their commitment to the Government’s Community Energy Saving Programme (CESP). The scheme aims to reduce CO2 emissions from homes in areas
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Wetherby Wanderers in Three Peaks Challenge

By: Rachael Doyle   •   June 7, 2012


Wetherby Three Peaks Challenge

Staff from Wetherby Building Systems and their key suppliers will be taking on the Three Peaks Challenge 2012 this weekend, tackling the three highest mountain peaks in Scotland, England and Wales.

Covering themselves in Gortex (and whatever other waterproof fabric they can get hold of, by the looks of things), John, Paul, Anthony, Terry and Vicki will be attempting to conquer the summits of Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike and Snowdon (a total over 3400 meters) with a road trip of over 500 miles in between, in less than 24 hours from start to finish.

The team will
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Wetherby achive preferred supplier status with Merlin

By: Rachael Doyle   •   June 7, 2012


Following a thorough evaluation process, Wetherby have been successful in attaining ‘Preferred Supplier’ status with one of the South’s leading social housing providers – Merlin Housing Society.

Merlin are the largest provider of social housing in South Gloucestershire, managing a stock of around 8,300 homes. Almost 1,400 of these properties are of non-traditional PRC construction which suffer from damp, mould and are notoriously hard to heat.

Wetherby look forward to developing a successful working relationship with them and being instrumental in their endeavour to thermally and aesthetically transform a great number of their homes within their property portfolio in
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