Wetherby supports ‘Safe 4 Kids’ campaign

By: Laura Hennahane   •   November 28, 2017


It is our pleasure to be supporting our local community in the ‘Safe4Kids’ campaign by sponsoring Golborne Community Primary School.

 

Safe 4 Kids is an organisation committed to helping keep our children safer in today’s modern world.

By sponsoring Golborne Community Primary School it has enabled them to receive resources designed to educate children in matters of safety. These unique resources highlight the safety issues of the internet, bullying, drugs, chat rooms, mobile phones, emails and health & fitness.

This entertaining safety literature is aimed at getting children’s attention and educating them in a fun and enjoyable way on
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Wetherby’s Dry Dash helps to restore St Helens Chantry!

By: Laura Hennahane   •   November 10, 2017


Wetherby has taken the opportunity to donate nearly 2 tonnes of its dry dash to help a local restoration project.

St Helens Chantry was built by Sir Thomas Gerard and consecrated by John Catrick; the Bishop of Coventry and Lichfield in June 1415 making it over 600 years old.

There is believed to be around 8000 burials within the grounds dating back to the 1600’s and over the last 5 years a further 300 stones have been unearthed from 2 feet underground including many graves of soldiers.

A group of local volunteers are currently working hard to restore the tombstones
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Pavestone Rally 2017 set to achieve record breaking donations!

By: Laura Hennahane   •   October 16, 2017


Wetherby is delighted to have supported Milford Building Supplies for this year’s 2017 Pavestone Rally Challenge. Every pound raised throughout this event has been equally divided between two well deserving charities, Teenage Cancer Trust and The Rainy Day Trust.

The rules were simple, entrants were tasked to buy a road-legal car for under £500 (the cheaper the car, the more fun!), dress it up and hit Europe’s greatest roads and cities for 4 days to Monte Carlo. Throughout the Rally, the teams had a series of challenges to complete and all four days were spent in fancy dress.

Milford Building
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FULL MARKS FOR INSTALLER TRAINING

By: Alec Lawley   •   August 24, 2017


Our training programmes have been highly praised by contractors, installers and end users in our latest customer research, ranking above all other areas of the business for customer satisfaction.

When asked about the content of our training modules, the structure of the programmes, the pace at which the training takes place and the skills of the trainers, almost all of respondents (96%) rated all areas as ‘excellent’ or ‘good’. This outcome is following significant investment in creating dedicated training facilities at our key distribution centres across the UK, demonstrating the positive impact this is having.

The sample service we provide
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Putting Health and Safety First!

By: Laura Hennahane   •   July 28, 2017


We are delighted to have achieved OHSAS 18001 certification, recognising our ongoing commitment to protecting the health and safety of our workforce.

An international standard, OHSAS 18001 sets out the requirements for occupational health and safety management best practice, ensuring operational risks and hazards are minimised and the best possible working conditions are created.

To achieve the accreditation we were required to demonstrate that we have a clear occupational health and safety policy that outlines robust measures to protect our workforce.  Following a 12 month audit process, we were praised for our safe working conditions, reduced workplace accidents and hazard
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Wetherby Launches New Stone Render

By: Rachael Doyle   •   March 31, 2017


Wetherby Building Systems has expanded its external wall insulation (EWI) portfolio with the launch of a new stone render finish to offer further flexibility to specifiers and architects when designing domestic/ commercial new build or refurbishment schemes.

A stone façade is a popular finish for properties in particular areas across the UK, but with project budgets being squeezed in every area, sourcing and installing genuine stone can be cost and time prohibitive.

EspiCoat Stone Render offers a unique, cost-effective alternative, allowing the appearance of stone, while significantly reducing labour time and costs on site. Offering exceptional durability, EpsiCoat Stone Render
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Shadow Employment Minister Officially Opens Bridgend Depot

By: Rachael Doyle   •   June 10, 2016


SHADOW EMPLOYMENT MINISTER OPENS WETHERBY’S NEW £80k BRIDGEND OPERATION

 Labour Shadow Minister for Employment and MP for Torfaen, Nick Thomas-Symonds, along with Chris Elmore, MP for Ogmore, today opened a new distribution and training facility that will benefit both the local community and wider South Wales region.

Leading solid wall insulation (SWI) provider, Wetherby Building Systems, has invested £80,000 in a new trade centre, distribution depot and training facility in Bridgend. The new centre will not only provide improved delivery services to its customers across South Wales and into the West Country and London, but also offer a vital
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WETHERBY GAINS BBA APPROVAL FOR TIMBER FRAME STRUCTURES

By: Rachael Doyle   •   April 27, 2016


Wetherby Building Systems has gained British Board of Agrément (BBA) approval for its Epsitec external wall insulation (EWI) system for installation onto timber frame buildings, offering specifiers and consultants further flexibility when selecting systems to work with modern methods of construction.

With increasingly more new build schemes utilising modern building techniques to reduce project timescales and costs, Wetherby has specifically designed its Epsitec system to work with steel and timber frame constructions.  The new timber frame certification is suitable for new and existing domestic and non-domestic buildings up to four storeys in height, while Wetherby holds appropriate fire certification
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New College Accommodation

By: Rachael Doyle   •   January 20, 2016


WETHERBY KEEPS THE HEAT IN AT NEW COLLEGE ACCOMMODATION

As part of a major regeneration scheme to upgrade its facilities, a national college has used external wall insulation (EWI) from Wetherby Building Systems for its new accommodation development.

The college has undertaken a £12m transformation programme to enhances its facilities, which included the construction of a new accommodation block and the installation of state-of-the art teaching equipment. The new 100-bed accommodation block, comprising a mix of en-suite and studio rooms, was carefully designed to deliver an energy efficient, sustainable building.

A modular construction design was considered a quicker and
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Wetherby Appointed to National Framework

By: Rachael Doyle   •   January 12, 2016


Wetherby Building Systems, the leading provider of solid wall insulation, is celebrating a strong start to the year after its appointment to procurement specialist Fusion21’s ‘Supply of Retrofit and Associated Products’ framework.

The national framework, worth up to £100 million over a four year period, will supply energy efficient materials to local authorities and social housing providers, as well as commercial organisations.

Wetherby is one of 20 material suppliers appointed to the framework and has secured a place on; ‘Lot 2: External Wall Insulation’ and ‘Lot 4: Internal Wall Insulation Measures & Air Tightness’. Other lots awarded within the
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