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Proud to Announce we are ISO 45001 Certified!

By: Rachael Doyle   •   August 5, 2019


Wetherby are proud to have held ISO 9001, ISO 14001 & OHAS 18001 for a number of years now, however from March 2021, OHAS 18001 will be withdrawn, and companies must migrate to the new standard ISO 45001, so that all three areas (Quality, Environment, and H&S) are fully integrated systems.

 ISO 45001 is an International Standard that specifies requirements for an occupational health and safety (OH&S) management system, with guidance for its use, to enable an organisation to proactively improve its OH&S performance in preventing injury and ill-health.

We are pleased to say that Wetherby have passed the new
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Wetherby to exhibit at Offsite Expo 2019!

By: Laura Hennahane   •   August 1, 2019


NEW FOR 2019 – OFFSITE EXPO brings together those who are driving change in the construction sector – the event will play host to the leading UK and international offsite manufacturers and component suppliers showcasing a broad spectrum of panelised, volumetric modular solutions, pod and prefabricated MEP solutions.

This pivotal industry event has been launched to inform the wider construction industry about the rapidly growing offsite manufacturing sector. Offsite Expo is designed to be the most dynamic construction event of the year, featuring a combination of advanced factory-based manufacturing approaches, the latest products and innovative systems plus updates in BIM and digital technology.

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Wetherby INCA 2019 Finalists!

By: Laura Hennahane   •   June 20, 2019


Wetherby Building Systems are proud to announce that they have been shortlisted in the 2019 INCA Awards.

The Insulated Render and Cladding Association (INCA) awards are now in it’s 7th year and are aimed at recognising innovation and excellence in the external wall insulation (EWI) industry.

We are delighted to announce that we have been successfully shortlisted for 3 categories within the awards as follows:

New Build – St Hilda’s Crescent Heritage – Coal Road Innovation – Wetherby’s Modular Facade Systems

The 2019 shortlist are decided by an independent panel of industry experts and the winners will be announced on Thursday
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Old Jersey College for Girls redeveloped and brought back to life

By: Laura Hennahane   •   May 15, 2019


The former Jersey College for Girls at La Pouquelaye has undergone a transformation to restore the historic sections of the building and build 5 brand new apartment blocks to address the demand for much needed energy efficient homes and assist in the regeneration of the town.

This prestigious project located near the centre of St Helier has seen a successful collaboration between the Jersey Development Company (JDC), Waddington Architects, Rok-Regal Construction, Fox Contracts and Wetherby Building Systems Ltd to create a total of 187 new apartments across the 5 additional blocks.

The historic sections of the building have been unoccupied
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The Government have today announced that around £200m will be made available to remove and replace unsafe aluminium composite material (ACM) cladding from 166 privately owned high-rise buildings.

Following the Grenfell Tower fire, the government identified 176 private high-rise residential buildings with unsafe ACM cladding.

The government has already fully funded re-cladding on social housing developments.

Wetherby Building Systems has been heavily involved in the re-cladding by supplying our Wetherby A1 Non-Combustible EWI System as an A1 rated façade alternative. This is the first A1 rated fireproof insulation solution to be launched in the UK for building facades.

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Osco Homes and Wetherby leading the way in Modular Construction

By: Laura Hennahane   •   May 3, 2019


Wetherby and Osco Homes are delighted to present St Hilda’s Crescent in Leeds featuring Wetherby’s technically approved and certified Modular EWI system.

Modular construction is becoming increasingly popular and this latest collaboration is a great example of how to achieve a quick and cost effective new build without sacrificing thermal performance and design.

St Hilda’s Crescent is a development of 7 two storey houses situated on a strip of land between an already existing new build development with narrow access routes, overhead telecommunication cables and existing lamp posts. It was important to deliver this project with minimal disruption
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MPs will vote on Wednesday whether to declare an environmental and climate emergency following mass protests over political inaction in addressing the crisis.

Labour will force a Commons vote on the issue, fulfilling one of the key demands of the Extinction Rebellion (XR) movement, whose activists paralysed parts of London in recent weeks.

Scotland have taken the move as First Minister Nicola Sturgeon recently declared a “climate emergency” in her speech to the SNP conference in Edinburgh.

Campaigners warn that without bolder action across wider sectors of the economy such as transport, buildings and agriculture, UK progress on
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40 Dewstow Street is one of the first properties to benefit from Wetherby’s new BBA accredited and ECO3 compliant Internal Wall Insulation System (IWI) covered by GDGC’s 25 year warranty.

Dewstow Street is one of several properties currently owned by Pobl Group in Newport which in recent years has become derelict and been left empty. As part of a regeneration scheme, Pobl have reinvested to bring these much needed homes back in line with Welsh Housing Quality Standards and back on the rental market.

The properties required extensive upgrades internally and externally and with a recorded Energy Performance Certificate (EPC)
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Wetherby Building Systems, the UK’s leading provider of solid wall insulation solutions, is expanding its business operations with the launch of a new BBA approved Wetherby Internal Wall Insulation (IWI) system. The system is fully compliant with all the stringent requirements of ECO/PAS and 25-year appropriate warranties that are available through the GDGC Ofgem Quality Assurance Framework*.

Wetherby’s Internal Wall Insulation System was specifically developed to meet an increasing demand to improving the energy efficiency of properties that, due to planning constraints etc, need to maintain their original exterior appearance.

Wetherby’s new system utilises a high performance rigid
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Brexit: Wetherby Prepare for the Worst & Hope for the Best

By: Rachael Doyle   •   March 22, 2019


The clock is ticking for Brexit (deal or no deal), however whatever the outcome, we are in preparation.

The future of the UK has been very uncertain in regards to Brexit. Today’s news reports that the EU leaders have offered the UK a plan which would delay Brexit from 29th March to 22nd May. Albeit, if the withdrawal deal is not approved, this will be brought forward again to 12th April. Therefore, while the future is unclear, the best thing we can do as a company at Wetherby Building Systems is prepare.

 

What challenges await us?

Wetherby is prepared
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