Wetherby Now Supplying to Ireland

By: Rachael Doyle   •   September 16, 2019


Wetherby are pleased to announce the expansion of business operations to Ireland.

Following an increased demand for Wetherby accredited facade systems in Ireland, Wetherby are now supplying our wide product/ system portfolio insulated render and brick slip systems to the Irish construction and modular market.

Wetherby have appointed Technical Sales Manager, Steve Kilbride who will be the point of contact for pricing and system enquiries. Steve has worked with us previously for nearly 10 years, so is keen to take on this new challenge on new turf.

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In the last week, a group of civic and business leaders called the Climate Emergency Response Group released a ‘12-point plan’, recommending how the Scottish Governments can address climate change in the Programme for Government.

The programme for Government sets out the actions that Scotland will take in the coming year and beyond. This week Nicola Sturgeon put climate change at the centre of the Programme for Government announcing a wide range of green policy pledges.

The Climate Emergency Response Group plan to support the government’s efforts and will continue to engage in discussions on developing and taking forward
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Leyland Landmark Reaps Rewards of Wetherby Refurbishment

By: Rachael Doyle   •   August 29, 2019


An office block in Leyland known as Lancaster House has recently gone through a major refurbishment sporting Wetherby’s external wall insulation system.

The local landmark and commercial property was originally built in 1965-66 and was the former home former Leyland Trucks Headquarters, however was bought by the local Council in 1993 as part of its economic development.

Wetherby were tasked at updating the building with an attractive system to finish the façade, ready for new owners Gold Medal Travel Groups to take base as their new head office.

To keep the building thermally efficient, and address the carbon saving needs
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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to have held ISO 9001, ISO 14001 & OHAS 18001 for a number of years now, however from March 2021, OHAS 18001 will be withdrawn, and companies must migrate to the new standard ISO 45001, so that all three areas (Quality, Environment, and H&S) are fully integrated systems.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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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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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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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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Proud supporters of Red Nose Day!

By: Laura Hennahane   •   March 15, 2019


Wetherby needs no encouragement when it comes to charity support and with Red Nose Day upon us we are thrilled to be raising money and doing our bit for such a worthwhile cause.

The fundraising will be kicking off today with colleagues at HQ dressing down for the day followed by a bake sale on Monday 18th March.

Since its launch in 1985, Red Nose Day has become something of a British institution with everyone coming together to raise money at home, school and work.

Comic Relief supports vulnerable people and communities in the UK and internationally with a
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