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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Visit us at Scotland Build 2017!

By: Laura Hennahane   •   October 31, 2017

Wetherby Building Systems will be exhibiting at Scotland Build 2017 on the 22nd and 23rd November at the SEC Glasgow.

Scotland Build 2017, now in its third year, is Scotland’s largest construction expo dedicated entirely to opportunities in Scotland. Scotland Build is attended by the country’s ‘movers & shakers’ in the UK’s construction industry from: tier 1 contractors, subcontractors, builders, developers, local councils, housing associations, government, architects, solution providers and more.

Scotland Build is free to attend and will be a Who’s Who of the construction, architecture, property and engineering industries and is your opportunity to gain the latest insight
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Pavestone Rally 2017 set to achieve record breaking donations!

By: Laura Hennahane   •   October 16, 2017

Wetherby is delighted to have supported Milford Building Supplies for this year’s 2017 Pavestone Rally Challenge. Every pound raised throughout this event has been equally divided between two well deserving charities, Teenage Cancer Trust and The Rainy Day Trust.

The rules were simple, entrants were tasked to buy a road-legal car for under £500 (the cheaper the car, the more fun!), dress it up and hit Europe’s greatest roads and cities for 4 days to Monte Carlo. Throughout the Rally, the teams had a series of challenges to complete and all four days were spent in fancy dress.

Milford Building
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Come and visit us today at The Offsite Construction show!

By: Rachael Doyle   •   October 11, 2017

Come and visit us today and tomorrow at The Offsite Construction show, London.

The Offsite Construction show brings together professionals from design, construction and innovation from all over the construction industry to discover new designs, products and materials. The exhibition will take place over 2 days at the Excel in London.

Come and meet our Technical Sales Managers on stand E27 to talk about Wetherby’s Render and Brick External Wall Insulation Systems for Modern Methods of Construction’ including Modular and Timber Framenot forgetting a sneak peak at some of our prototype brick slip finishes.

For the chance to win an Amazon Echo, simply speak to one of our
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Celebrations for Wetherby Recognised Installer

By: Rachael Doyle   •   October 6, 2017

Wetherby Building Systems would like to congratulate one of our recognised installers A C Whyte & Co Ltd on the prestigious win of ‘Installer of the Year’ at last night’s INCA awards.

The INCA awards aims to acknowledge members who have succeeded in technical standards, meeting the UK’s carbon reduction targets and tackling fuel poverty.

The judging panel for the INCA Awards 2017 comprised Gearóid Lane, CEO of AgilityEco; Richard Mellish, BEIS; Jessica Quansah, CITB Regional Manager; Ruud Van Eersel, President of EAE; David Weatherall, Energy Saving Trust; and Andrea Carvajal, Sturgis Carbon Profiling.

A C Whyte impressed them
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Wetherby helps create new learning spaces at Greenholm Primary School

By: Laura Hennahane   •   October 6, 2017

Greenholm Primary School in Great Barr, Birmingham is reaping the benefits from the recent installation of Wetherby’s EWI to its newly built extension.

This new build has not only enabled pupil places to be boosted but it has also created new learning spaces that are able to provide an excellent acoustic performance due to Wetherby’s high strength mineral wool insulation. With its non-combustible inorganic rock wool core, it can ensure minimal noise throughout whilst meeting the strict fire regulations required for education applications.

Bouygues were appointed the main contractors for this project along with Wetherby EWI installers, Rendserve. A mineral wool
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Visit us and win at the Offsite Construction Show 2017

By: Rachael Doyle   •   September 26, 2017

Visit us at the upcoming Offsite Construction Show on 11th and 12th October 2017 with a chance to win an Amazon Echo.

The Offsite Construction show brings together professionals from design, construction and innovation from all over the construction industry to discover new designs, products and materials. The exhibition will take place over 2 days on Tuesday 11th and Wednesday 12th October at Excel London.

Come and meet our Technical Sales Managers on stand E27 to talk about Wetherby’s Render and Brick External Wall Insulation Systems for Modern Methods of Construction’ including Modular and Timber Framenot forgetting a sneak peak at some of our prototype brick slip finishes.

 

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FULL MARKS FOR INSTALLER TRAINING

By: Rachael Doyle   •   August 24, 2017

Our training programmes have been highly praised by contractors, installers and end users in our latest customer research, ranking above all other areas of the business for customer satisfaction.

When asked about the content of our training modules, the structure of the programmes, the pace at which the training takes place and the skills of the trainers, almost all of respondents (96%) rated all areas as ‘excellent’ or ‘good’. This outcome is following significant investment in creating dedicated training facilities at our key distribution centres across the UK, demonstrating the positive impact this is having.

The sample service we provide
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Look out for us on the road, we are nationwide!

By: Rachael Doyle   •   August 17, 2017

Following the growth of our nationwide operations, we have partnered with local haulage companies to expand our fleet in the Scotland and South West areas.

Last month Wetherby introduced a new 26 tonne wagon to service hard to reach areas of Wales and the West Country, with long-term haulage supplier Trojan-Mek Limited.

Our more recent collaboration is with our other long standing haulage company Hayston Transport Ltd, based in Scotland.

The dual branded vehicles have been fitted with a two tonne moffett fork lift truck to allow mechanical offload and enable deliveries to be made to previously difficult to access
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