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Getting ready for GreenBuild Expo!

By: Rachael Doyle   •   April 29, 2013

Greenbuild Expo launched in 2009 and has quickly grown to be the biggest sustainable building event in the north of England, attracting all sectors of the built environment from all over the UK.

Wetherby Building Systems will be exhibiting at this year’s event, which is due to take place at:

Manchester Central Exhibition Centre (formerly Manchester G-MEX)

from Wednesday 8th & Thursday 9th May 2013.

Doors will be open from 9.30am to 4.00pm and members of our knowledgeable team will be on hand to advise on all aspects of External Wall Insulation, funding opportunities as well as the latest
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Quashing the rumours!

By: Rachael Doyle   •   April 11, 2013

In recent months, the external wall insulation industry has experienced an extraordinary growth spurt and since Wetherby have been early adopters of governmental schemes such as CERT, CESP and now Green Deal and ECO, they are consequently showing a significant level of business growth, with their market share having increased dramatically over the past 12 months.

Success stories however, do not come without rumour and speculation. Due to Wetherby’s unrivalled success, senior members of the team seem to be continually defending rumours that the company has been sold and has become part of a major utility / PLC.

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Isle of Wight Plasterers get a skills boost!

By: Rachael Doyle   •   April 5, 2013

External Wall Insulation Training on the Isle of Man

Plasterers at an Isle of Wight building firm have received specialist training in a new energy-saving render system.

Round the Island Building Ltd organised a training day on Wetherby Building Systems’ external insulated render for solid wall buildings at its offices in Clarence Boatyard, East Cowes.

Tara Perris, from Round the Island Building, said the Isle of Wight Council and energy provider SSE were interested in using the system to improve the eco-credentials of old housing stock on the island.

Wetherby’s systems were highlighted at last month’s Renewable Energy Awareness Day at the IW College. Wetherby offer a range
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The most deprived area in England gets the Wetherby treatment!

By: Rachael Doyle   •   April 5, 2013


Jaywick is a small seaside village near Clacton-on-Sea, Essex. It was originally built in the 1930’s and was intended as a holiday resort for Londoners. Many of the houses were poorly constructed with little or no thought given to insulation, since they were only intended for short-term holiday use. As time passed, more and more people moved into the area and stayed.

Many of the holiday homes are now permanent residences and in a state of disrepair. According to the Indices of Deprivation 2010 (which ranks 32,482 areas in order of deprivation), part of the village is ranked
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