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.


Creating a Greener Future at Wetherby HQ!

By: Laura Hennahane   •   November 29, 2017


We have recently invested in our tinting facility at our Head Office premises in Golborne which will not only reduce trade counter lead times with the introduction of faster dispense speeds but will also reduce the impact on the environment with new energy saving features.

The 2 new HA480’s have recently arrived and been installed at Golborne depot and will benefit from no pigment agitation or pigment waste meaning the machines energy usage and carbon footprint will be reduced from 20 watts to an impressive 1.8 watts.

As the new machines feature no pigment agitation or waste, any unwanted pigment
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Wetherby supports ‘Safe 4 Kids’ campaign

By: Laura Hennahane   •   November 28, 2017


It is our pleasure to be supporting our local community in the ‘Safe4Kids’ campaign by sponsoring Golborne Community Primary School.

 

Safe 4 Kids is an organisation committed to helping keep our children safer in today’s modern world.

By sponsoring Golborne Community Primary School it has enabled them to receive resources designed to educate children in matters of safety. These unique resources highlight the safety issues of the internet, bullying, drugs, chat rooms, mobile phones, emails and health & fitness.

This entertaining safety literature is aimed at getting children’s attention and educating them in a fun and enjoyable way on
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Wetherby’s Dry Dash helps to restore St Helens Chantry!

By: Laura Hennahane   •   November 10, 2017


Wetherby has taken the opportunity to donate nearly 2 tonnes of its dry dash to help a local restoration project.

St Helens Chantry was built by Sir Thomas Gerard and consecrated by John Catrick; the Bishop of Coventry and Lichfield in June 1415 making it over 600 years old.

There is believed to be around 8000 burials within the grounds dating back to the 1600’s and over the last 5 years a further 300 stones have been unearthed from 2 feet underground including many graves of soldiers.

A group of local volunteers are currently working hard to restore the tombstones
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