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.

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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.

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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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Wetherby Expands into IWI Market

By: Rachael Doyle   •   April 27, 2015


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Wetherby Building Systems, the UK’s leading provider of external wall insulation solutions, is expanding its business operation with the launch of its first internal wall insulation (IWI) system, EpsiLine, to provide a complete through-wall insulation offering.

Specifically developed to meet an increasing demand to improving the energy efficiency of properties that need to maintain their exterior appearance, the EpsiLine System is one of the most flexible and cost effective IWI solutions on the market.

Wetherby’s new system comprises a high performance rigid PIR insulation board, featuring a bi-laminate foil/kraft paper-facing, which is bonded to
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Brick shortage boosts Wetherby’s business

By: Rachael Doyle   •   February 21, 2015


Wetherby Building Systems has seen its brick slip sales increase by 55% in the last six months following the widely reported brick shortage and lack of skilled bricklayers, which has led to specifiers, contractors and end clients looking for alternative solutions.

With brick manufacturers unable to keep up with demand following the upturn in the house building market, and new reports confirming skilled bricklayers are in short supply, enquiries regarding Wetherby’s brick slip systems have doubled in recent months. The external wall insulation manufacturer has supplied more than 1.5m of its new EpsiBrick-7 brick slips alone to both new
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