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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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Strengthening Our Commitment To Building Standards – Inside and Out

Ash & Lacy are proud to announce that our accredited membership with the FIS (Finishes & Interior Sector) trade association has now been vetted and approved! Our commitment to improving the standards of mainstream construction has been the main driver for investment in our people, processes and products for some time. Whilst we’ve worked incredibly…

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Ash & Lacy CEO Receives Prestigious Fire Safety Accolade

Ash & Lacy CEO Dr Jonathan Evans has been listed in the Top 10 of the Fire Safety Influencers category of the prestigious IFSEC (International Fire and Security Exhibition and Conference) Global Security & Fire Influencers 2021 awards. The awards are designed to recognise the commitments from individuals across the globe. Nominations were invited from…

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Ash & Lacy Provides Practical Support for New Cladding Installer Certification Scheme

Ash & Lacy Provides Practical Support for New Cladding Installer Certification Scheme

Ash & Lacy is delighted to have supplied cladding materials for the pilot phase of a proposed new third-party certification scheme for cladding installation operatives. The National Federation of Roofing Contractors (NFRC) is working on a CITB-funded project to define competency for rainscreen cladding installation. The new scheme is based on the NFRC’s existing RoofCERT…

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Ash & Lacy announce new strategic partnership with Saint-Gobain in South Africa

Ash & Lacy announce new strategic partnership with Saint-Gobain in South Africa

Ash & Lacy South Africa are pleased to announce the appointment of Saint-Gobain Construction Products South Africa as the official distributor of the AshgridTM Spacer system in South Africa. Ash & Lacy South Africa will continue to maintain an office in Cape Town, South Africa, providing technical support and consultation on Ash & Lacy Building…

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The Resurgence of Twin-Skin Roofing During the Pandemic

The Resurgence of Twin-Skin Roofing During the Pandemic

Built-up roofing systems have enjoyed a major market share for many years. They have attained this position through continued excellence of performance, and through versatility in design, however in the past decade they have faced fierce competition from alternative methods of construction; systems and products that were deemed to offer savings both in terms of…

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Blakes Hotel, Shoreditch

Project in Progress: Blakes Hotel, Shoreditch

Brick facades come in all shapes and sizes, as modern architecture continues to blur the lines between tradition and innovation. We are thrilled to see the progress at the 85 bedroom, 5-star Blakes Hotel in Shoreditch, where Build-Therm Services Ltd are busy installing our innovative, A1 rated Mechslip brick cladding system using 440mm long Linear…

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Project in Progress: Hamad International Airport Terminal Expansion, Doha, Qatar

We are delighted to have engaged with our client DSP DOHA in Qatar to supply our globally renowned AshGrid spacer system for a uniquely complex and visually stunning roof design. As part of preparations for hosting the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, the second expansion phase at Hamad International Airport (DOH) will feature a spectacular…

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