The Silverstone Wing Building

Project Details


Main Contractor:
Buckingham Group Contracting

Rainscreen & Perforated Screen Panels, Support Systems, Perimeter Fabrications

Known as The Silverstone Wing, in reference to its radical angles and elevations, the complex is the culmination of a series of enhancements to the iconic race track, bringing it up to the latest Grand Prix standards. The 390 metre-long building includes a totally new pit-lane area, with 41 new garages and a surface area covering 6,200m2, spectator and hospitality zones, a 2,780m2 Media Centre and a new race control tower.

Ash & Lacy rainscreen cladding panels form a stunning frontispiece along the entire length of the pits and the amazing angular structure that forms a backdrop to the winner’s podium. Panels were made in three 1.2mm polyester powder-coated steel finishes – Metallic Silver (RAL 9006), Anthracite Grey (RAL 7016) and Graphite Grey (RAL 2074).

Ash & Lacy double-curved bullnose gutter flashings were also selected to form the perimeter of the ever-changing roofline, in 3mm polyester powder coated steel in Hamlet finish (RAL 9002. Positioned directly underneath the bullnose feature is a red Ash & Lacy Screen mesh grille, providing an attractive colour accent feature above the entire pit straight