Celebrating 20 Years of Wetherby!

By: Rachael Doyle   •   August 17, 2018


Today marks a special day for Wetherby Building Systems as we celebrate 20 years in business!

Two decades ago when mobile phones were the size of bricks and before Google was launched on the map our 3 cofounders got together to form the Wetherby we know and love today.

However, long gone are the dodgy hairstyles and questionable fashion choices and we are left with some incredible achievements and memories. To celebrate this milestone occasion we couldn’t help but share a few of these highlights with some Wetherby trivia thrown in for fun!

Wetherby prides itself in its continued
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DISPELLING THE MYTHS: INSULATED HOMES IN THE SUMMER

By: Laura Hennahane   •   July 26, 2018


As the UK continues to bask in the longest heatwave since 1976, Wetherby Building Systems Managing Director, Bob Deane, sets the record straight on the performance of insulated homes in hot weather.

“As the prolonged hot weather has continued, we have heard many myths and stories from consumers and media alike regarding the performance of insulation in high temperatures. There is a common misconception that well insulated homes become hotter as the temperature outside rises, but this is simply not true.

“The way insulation works is very simple; as well as keeping heat in during colder weather, it also
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Join us at Explore Offsite South West!

By: Laura Hennahane   •   July 3, 2018


 

Explore Offsite South West will be returning to Sandy Park, Exeter on Wednesday 11th July 2018. Wetherby Building Systems will be exhibiting at the show which is a great platform to discover the latest offsite construction solutions through dynamic and interactive learning experiences.

The combined conference and exhibition will bring together a range of offsite technology supply chain specialists and industry leaders to discuss the uptake of offsite construction in the South West region. The event will focus on the key themes of: offsite technology options, regional offsite supply chain resources and opportunities and project case studies.

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Durisol UK & Wetherby at The Homebuilding & Renovating Show 2018!

By: Laura Hennahane   •   June 15, 2018


The Home Building and Renovating Show will take place this weekend (16-17 June) at the SEC, Glasgow.

Self-build specialists, renovation experts and leading brands will all gather so you can discover the latest products, understand how to maximise your budget or seek architect’s advice. From small plots to big builds, the Homebuilding & Renovating Show is the place to pick up tools and tips from the brightest and best in the business.

Durisol UK will be exhibiting at the event to talk about their British-made insulated concrete formwork (ICF). This is the logical, quick and cost-effective alternative to brick,
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AND…WE’RE BACK!

By: Rachael Doyle   •   June 5, 2018


Yesterday, we experienced some technical issues that may have caused a poor website/ email experience for you. But, now we’re back and better than ever!

If you happened to have placed an order, requested a sample or simply asked a question, could you please re-send to ensure we can deal with your enquiry.

Please re-send your enquiry to the original email or info@wbs-ltd.co.uk. Alternatively, call 01942 717100 and we can point you in the right direction.

 


scotland energy efficiency

Fuel poverty and energy efficiency in Scotland is set to gain some vital funding with this week’s announcement from the First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon.

Government funding of more than £54m is to go towards tackling fuel poverty with all homes set to achieve an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) rating of at least band C by 2040. Private rented properties will also be required to meet band E by 2022 and band D by 2025.

The funding will also support local authorities to expand existing energy efficiency and fuel poverty programmes.

Speaking at the All Energy Conference in Glasgow, the First
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Don’t Miss Out…Confirm Now!

By: Rachael Doyle   •   March 21, 2018


 

 

 

 

You may have already heard about GDPR ( a new law coming into effect May 2018), well due to upcoming legislation changes, Wetherby are getting a better and more secure online system! 

We want to continue to keep you up to date with the latest Wetherby news and events, with emails that are relevant to you, not just everyone.

What to do if you don’t want to say goodbye:

Just click below if you are still happy to receive emails from us.

 

 

 

However, don’t worry if you
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UK Brick Shortage Still Present

By: Rachael Doyle   •   March 8, 2018


7mm thin brick slips

Reports say UK was short of approx 500 million bricks in 2017… Could brick slips be the answer?

An interesting article this week in The Construction Index suggested UK brick makers were unable to satisfy domestic demand last year. While the UK brick shortage has been widely reported, they stated that there was a deficit of approximately 500 million bricks that had to be supplied through imports.

With industry bodies and government parties stating that the UK needs at least 200,000 new homes a year, house builders are under pressure to complete new housing projects on time and cannot
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TOP HONOURS AT ENERGY EFFICIENCY AWARDS

By: Rachael Doyle   •   February 13, 2018


Award Winner - Refurbishment - Render

We are delighted to be part of the team that scooped the ‘Large Project of the Year’ award at the Wales Regional Energy Efficiency Awards this week.

The award was presented for the major £2m scheme to transform more than 300 houses on the Caerphilly County Borough Council operated Lansbury Park estate. Wetherby collected the award alongside Caerphilly Council, main contractor E.ON and EWI installers Elite Rendering and SAMS Drylining.

The Lansbury Park estate was beginning to look tired and, with increasing heating bills, Caerphilly Council embarked on a project to not only improve the energy efficiency of
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From refurbishments to new build expansions, Wetherby are pleased to have been working alongside discount supermarket Aldi on their continuous development plans.

We are delighted to have had our insulated render system specified on multiple stores nationwide to create a clean modern look as specified by the retail giant. With Aldi looking to grow on their current 700+ stores, we are looking forward to seeing the outcome of the finished projects throughout the UK sporting the Wetherby facade system.


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