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Quayside House, Gloucester

NaturAL-X Brick Cladding Assists Fast Track MMC Project In Gloucester

The recently completed Quayside House development in Gloucester looks absolutely fantastic in the winter sun. NaturAL-X brick cladding in a blue brindled finish was selected to meet the strict conservation planning criteria for Kier Group’s £16M new health centre, which replaced the previous 1960’s structure located on the same site. Installed by Kovara Projects Limited…

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BBC Cymru HQ

Project In Progress: Ash & Lacy Helps Cardiff City Centre Transformation

The centre of Cardiff is undergoing a transformational change, with the prestigious Central Square development quickly becoming an architectural focal point for the City. We’re very proud to have been involved with external envelope for the new BBC Cymru Wales Headquarters, and to see the adjacent Transport Interchange building progressing well, with our LineAL-X Extruded…

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Ash & Lacy Wins Major Facade Award

Wembley Point, London has just won the Best Refurbishment Project at the RCI Magazine Facade Awards 2021. We are incredibly proud to be associated with this award-winning, landmark refurbishment scheme featuring our VariAL-H aluminium rainscreen cladding system with AxiAL powder coating, installed by joint award winners Build-Therm Services Ltd. Reflecting on this prestigious accolade, Ash…

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Multi-System Approach Is A Winner At Rugby School

Aluminium is not only a safe choice, but a versatile solution for creating outstanding architectural facades. Working closely with our client at Houlton School in Rugby, we developed a multi-system approach to achieve a light-catching castellated texture. The anodised, dimpled and perforated aluminium cassette panels, meshes and support systems were all manufactured locally at Ash…

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Project in Progress: AshGrid Supports New Zealand Airport Expansion

We are excited to be a part of New Zealands’s latest airport expansion plans to integrate domestic and international travel at Auckland Airport, in readiness for their transition back to international travel. Over 18,000m2 of AshGrid has been recently supplied to our valued client and will form part of a complex built-up roofing structure with…

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Please Support Our 2021 Poppy Appeal

The pandemic has seriously impacted the Royal British Legion’s ability to fundraise through the Poppy appeal this year, so we at Ash & Lacy would like to help. We have just launched a campaign whereby we will donate 1p for every ‘Poppy Red’ fixing we sell through November in remembrance of those from the Second…

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Ash & Lacy To Exhibit At IRPM Winter Conference

Visitors to the Institute of Residential Property Management (IRPM) Winter Conference at London’s Queen Elizabeth II Centre on December 1st will be able to take a closer look at Ash & Lacy systems relevant to the sector and to ask us any questions. We’re delighted to be exhibiting at what will be IRPM’s first in-person…

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Lewisham Exchange

Do You Need Specialist Partners in Offsite Construction?

20 years ago, I gave my most unpopular talk. At an event promoting offsite construction shortly after the publication of the Egan report, I somewhat rained on the parade by stating that it would never take off unless one or both of two things happened. Either the Government should make it mandatory or there wasn’t…

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Join us at the Offsite Expo 2021 this week!

  Along with the sector’s most influential organisations, experts and leaders who are driving change in the construction sector, we’ll be at stand C14 at Offsite Expo 2021 on 21-22 September at Coventry’s RICOH Arena, waiting to tell you more about how Mechslip brick cladding can play an important role in revolutionising your approach to…

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CWCT Testing – Why Is It So Important?

In recent years, for good reason, the construction industry has stepped up its scrutiny of testing, quality, certification and accreditation of products and systems; particularly within the external facades market. Safety is paramount within our built environment and is firmly planted at the front of industry professionals’ minds when they are investigating and specifying materials;…

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