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Exterior Cladding and Fireproof Cladding

Ash and Lacy are specialists in the supply of exterior cladding for recladding projects that require UK fireproof cladding to replace materials removed as part of the UK government safety initiative. All External Fire Resistant Cladding meets minimum A2,s1-d0 and Fire Rating Class 0.

Since 2017, over 2000 residential buildings have been identified as high risk, with some form of dangerous cladding. The Building Safety crisis is one of the biggest challenges our industry has faced in many years, but it also presents us with a vital opportunity to vastly improve the quality, safety and longevity of our built environment now and for future generations.

The importance of specifying, designing and installing safe, robust replacement cladding that complies with the new building regulation standards is now paramount, but understanding the regulations for fire performance can seem complicated.

Exterior Cladding – Safety First

Ash & Lacy have been involved in the manufacture and supply of high quality, affordable exterior cladding and rainscreen cladding systems for over 30 years.

All Ash & Lacy rainscreen cladding and support systems are fire rating class 0  and are industry leading products. Our cladding systems are all rated minimum A2,s1-d0, according to BS EN 13501-1:2018, certified by recognised third party organisations. As suppliers of Class 0 Fire Rating Cladding, we are steadfast in our safety-first approach and work closely with our clients.

How We Make a Difference

  • Our rainscreen cladding and support systems have a fire rating A1 or A2,s1-d0.
  • Our exterior cladding systems have been designed using a holistic approach that meets and exceeds the standards set for UK fireproof cladding, rainscreen cladding, and wind resistant cladding systems.
  • Our team of qualified engineers are on hand to assist with technical advice, project-specific calculations and concept detailing and are specialists in the use and installation of exterior systems that meet UK fireproof cladding
  • Our class 0 Fire Rating cladding systems are easy to install and long lasting. They’re backed by a comprehensive 25year system warranty.
  • Ash & Lacy are well equipped to assist with advice and guidance concerning material choice and finishes for all your building

Testing & Certification

Ash & Lacy products and systems are regularly tested by independent UKAS accredited organisations such as the Centre for Window & Cladding Technology (CWCT) and Exova Warringtonfire and Lucideon, and accredited by globally recognised bodies such as the British Board of Agrement.

Exterior Fireproof Cladding Brochure

The importance of the cladding refurbishment and replacement on unsafe high-rise residential buildings cannot be understated.

We’ve put together a comprehensive online brochure to help you consider your exterior cladding Find out more about Ash & Lacy Cladding and Recladding systems and what we can do for your business. Packed full of valuable information, we feature advice and guidance as well as detailed specifications about our easy-to-fit and long-lasting cladding products and installation systems.

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Additional Information

For more in-depth information about some of the products and systems used in our Fireproof Exterior cladding, please see below:

Warranty

We offer a 25 year system warranty for all our cladding systems.

Continued Professional Development

Explore our latest technically-focused CPD’s. Request a presentation or complete the modules online.

Brick cladding CPD

Rainscreen CPD

Material and Finish Options

A2,s1-d0 rated options

Powder Coated Aluminium

PPC finishes are highly durable and applied post-fabrication, meaning that the finish is not compromised during the panel manufacturing process – bending, perforating or welding occurs before the final finish is applied.

Colour options:
All RAL/NCS colours

  • Anodised effect
  • Stone & concrete effect
  • Patina effect
  • Timber effect

A2,s1-d0 rated

Mineral core ACM

An aluminium composite material with a fully recyclable non-combustible core and PVDF coated aluminium skin, available in over 100 different colours and finishes.

Colour options:

  • Brushed effect
  • Sparkling & iridescent
  • Timber effect
  • Solid colours
  • Metallic effect
  • Anodised effect 

Guarantees up to 25 years available as standard.

A1 rated options

Pre-coated Aluminium

Pre-painted aluminium is produced by adding paint or film coating to metal coil or sheet, with options for different aluminium alloys and paint types (HDPE, PVDF)

Colour options:

  • Solid colours
  • Metallic effect
  • Anodised effect
  • Brushed effect
  • Sparkling & iridescent
  • Timber effect

Guarantees up to 30 years available as standard.

A1 rated

Anodised Aluminium

Anodising is a premium option with proven longevity in architectural applications. Anodising, which is an electrochemical process, benefits from inherent durability and scratch resistance.

Colour options:

  • Bronze
  • Grey
  • Black
  • Gold
  • Organic Colours

Guarantees of up to 60 years are available on request

A1 rated options

Corten Steel

A unique grade of steel that relies on natural weathering to deliver an attractive, earthy rusted tone that will continue to change and evolve over the lifetime of the building.

Colour options:

Variable natural rust effect

A1 rated

Brick

Made from fired natural clay, brick finishes are highly durable and have been an integral feature of British architecture for hundreds of years. Thousands of different colour, texture and geometric combinations can be used to create truly unique façade designs.

Colour options:

  • Red
  • Buff
  • Grey
  • Black
  • Blue
  • Glazed
  • Brown
  • White

Architectural Finishes Palette

Browse our range of A1 rated brick finishes
and A2 rated powder coatings.

Exterior Fireproof Cladding Gallery

Download Brochure

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Additional Information

For more in-depth information about some of the products and systems used in our Fireproof Exterior cladding, please see below:

Warranty

We offer a 25 year system warranty for all our cladding systems.

Continued Professional Development

Explore our latest technically-focused CPD’s. Request a presentation or complete the modules online.

Brick cladding CPD

Exterior Cladding and Fireproof Cladding Case Study Gallery