Wetherby helps create new learning spaces at Greenholm Primary School

By: Laura Hennahane   •   October 6, 2017


Greenholm Primary School in Great Barr, Birmingham is reaping the benefits from the recent installation of Wetherby’s EWI to its newly built extension.

This new build has not only enabled pupil places to be boosted but it has also created new learning spaces that are able to provide an excellent acoustic performance due to Wetherby’s high strength mineral wool insulation. With its non-combustible inorganic rock wool core, it can ensure minimal noise throughout whilst meeting the strict fire regulations required for education applications.

Bouygues were appointed the main contractors for this project along with Wetherby EWI installers, Rendserve. A mineral wool
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Cowshot Crescent seeing great results with Wetherby’s EWI!

By: Laura Hennahane   •   August 7, 2017


Cowshot Crescent in Woking has recently undergone vital refurbishment works to the external walls with the help of Wetherby’s Epsitherm EWI system.

With an existing U-Value of 2.37w/m²K, improving the thermal efficiency of these terraced blocks was high on the agenda for EWIS UK Ltd. With this in mind, Wetherby’s Epsitherm insulation was selected due to the composition of expanded beads of polystyrene and the layer of graphite. The inclusion of graphite ensures the product offers enhanced thermal performance. Dual thicknesses were installed throughout this developement of 50mm and 130mm in order to cover the various levels of substrate meaning
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Barnstaple’s New Attractive Waterfront Development

By: Rachael Doyle   •   May 30, 2017


A prime waterside location in Barnstaple’s historic water front is the latest new development to benefit from Wetherby’s external wall insulation system, breathing a new lease of life into Brunswick Wharf.

Major plans were approved by Torridge District Council for new housing along with a marina, shops, restaurants and cafes as part of a new regeneration scheme that will see the neglected site revived making vital contributions for the local community.

This exciting new development set in the heart of Barnstaple has been transformed by Longclose Ltd and EWI installers, Langdon Brothers Ltd. The site comprises of 12 high spec
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New Jersey Shop Space Sporting Wetherby EWI System

By: Rachael Doyle   •   May 5, 2017


A Wetherby insulated render system has been used on a NEW three-story flagship building on the corner of Hilgrove Street and Halkett Street in St Helier, Jersey.

The new building has been created in St Helier, sporting a Wetherby Insulated Render System.

Wetherby’s external wall insulation system was specified for the project and installed by MKM Plastering, incorporating 90mm EpsiTherm Insulation and 1.5mm Silicone ‘K’ Finish in 0500N.

The corner building was handled by Camerons and designed by architects TSAssociates, providing a fresh look to the area with 8,500 sqft of retail and storage space.


WETHERBY TICKS ALL THE BOXES AT NOTTINGHAM SCHOOL

By: Rachael Doyle   •   April 28, 2017


Bluecoat Academy, Billborough

A major £5.7m development to construct a new primary school in Nottingham, has utilised external wall insulation from Wetherby Building Systems to ensure the school meets the energy efficiency requirements of new building regulations.

Bluecoat Academy Primary School has been built as a response to the shortage of primary age places in Nottingham and is part of a wider scheme, which has seen Nottingham Council invest £33.2m in creating more than 4,000 additional primary school places across the city. The school, which comprises 14 classrooms, break-out areas and small group rooms, a hall, playground, specialist unit with children for autism
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Wetherby, the Safe Choice for Nursery Children

By: Rachael Doyle   •   April 26, 2017


The construction of a new nursery in Exeter has utilised external wall insulation (EWI) from Wetherby Building Systems to meet thermal performance requirements and create visual stand out within the local area.

The development of Matford Green Nursery saw the former Divers Motor Company building transformed into a new two storey state-of-the-art 120 place nursery. A robust external wall insulation system was required and specialist EWI installer PRS Group was tasked with providing an effective solution.

With the building containing small children, safety was of paramount importance so a system was required that met strict fire regulations, in addition to
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Colomberie rejuvenation project creating new homes and jobs for the town

By: Laura Hennahane   •   January 24, 2017


The latest renovation project in Colomberie, St Helier has breathed new life and jobs into the town with the redevelopment of a tired office building situated on the corner of La Colomberie and Grenville Street.

The transformation has included a full refurbishment of the external envelope using Wetherby’s EpsiTherm EWI system which has helped rejuvenate the area and modernise the town centre.

GR Langlois Ltd purchased the property in 2014 with a view to create a commercial unit on the ground floor for a Co-op local food store followed by 1 & 2 bed high spec apartments on floors 1,
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WETHERBY GETS TOP MARKS AT MIDLANDS SCHOOL

By: Rachael Doyle   •   November 30, 2016


A major £6.9m development to construct a new state-of-the-art special educational needs school in Birmingham has utilised external wall insulation from Wetherby Building Systems to help the school operate as a highly energy efficient building.

The Pines School project involved transforming two old derelict buildings, Josiah Mason College and the Canavan building, into a new facility to accommodate 200 reception to year six children with special educational needs (SEN).

The two traditional solid brick buildings were thermally inefficient and Complete Rendering Solutions was tasked with installing an effective external wall insulation (EWI) system to bring the buildings in line
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Tissington Court undergone vital EWI refurb from Wetherby

By: Laura Hennahane   •   November 24, 2016


Tissington Court in Ashbourne, Derbyshire has recently undergone vital refurbishment work to the external walls of the apartment block with the help of Wetherby’s EpsiCoat EWI system.

The external walls of the property were originally installed with a sand and cement render when built which has since failed causing cracks and moisture to form throughout the walls.

Sand and cement render is a traditional but inflexible material and when significant changes in temperature happens, the render is unable to expand and contract with the movement of the building and or the external temperatures causing cracks to happen. Once cracks
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Redevelopment of Wallis House

By: Rachael Doyle   •   November 15, 2016


Damp penetration and high heating costs has resulted in the recent redevelopment of Wallis House in East Grinstead. This solid wall high rise has undergone a transformation to include the installation of Wetherby’s external wall insulation.

Southern Housing Group sought to deliver this project with the collaboration of Lakehouse and Envirofacades ltd focusing on significantly boosting the thermal efficiency of the properties as well as treating the damp penetration.

Wetherby’s Epsiwall system using a combination of Phenolic and Wetherby EpsiTherm (enhanced EPS) insulation was specified as the best measure for this type of construction. This dual
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