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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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