This Autumn sees four new schools open in South Wales as part of a scheme to improve and advance educational facilities to deliver a 21st Century Curriculum. The overall project, headed by Willmott Dixon Construction, includes two newly built schools in the boroughs of Caerphilly and Torfaen, and two redevelopments of existing sites, also located in Torfaen.
The construction works have involved many companies supplying their services or products, including Euroclad’s specialist Elite Plus 4 Roofing System and tailored flashings for all four buildings. The advanced roofing systems were specified and installed – using a local workforce – by industrial roofing and cladding specialists, ABS Elbrow.
Pete Field, Director at ABS Elbrow commented, “We have much experience of working with and installing Euroclad’s products and systems, which encouraged the decision to use them for this project. Construction work is still underway however we are pleased with the result of the new roofing systems.”

Euroclad also supplied bespoke metal flashings which were used to complete thousands of metres of perimeter across the four buildings. Flashings are a crucial addition to Euroclad’s Elite Plus 4 Roofing systems as they close off the building envelope and prevent water or rainfall from penetrating the building joints. This helps to maintain the structure of the building and prevent deterioration or damage from wet weather conditions.

The flashings provided to ABS Elbrow for installation were stocked and held ahead of time at Euroclad’s manufacturing base in Cardiff. The material was delivered as a coil and then flattened, folded and cut according to the measurements of each of the school buildings. This allowed for a quick lead time of up to 48 hours from the initial order to delivery, so that the installation and construction work was not delayed. Euroclad’s specialist flashings team works closely with contractors to ensure that an accurate system is produced, with the aim of achieving a flawless finished installation. The flashings are manufactured on state-of-the-art press brakes and folding machines for the highest quality finish.

For project specific flashing quotations, get in touch with our dedicated flashing pricing team. Bespoke material utilisation software and vast material stock, combined with dual shift manufacturing and an experienced logistics planning team, allow for accurate quotations and short delivery lead-times across the length and breadth of  the UK.

Call us for a price for your next project on 02922 010101

Sweet treats

Thanks to everyone who made so many delicious sweets for the first ever Euroclad Sweet Treats Day, in aid of Bristol Children’s Hospital. A total of £141 was raised, all of which has been paid to the Wallace & Gromit’s Grand Appeal community.

The Grand Appeal is the Bristol Children’s Hospital Charity, supporting sick children from Bristol, the South West and beyond. Our Sweet Treats Day was organised by our Quality Coordinator, Elaine Huxtable, to raise funds for this great cause that aims to help save the lives of sick children, provide pioneering medical equipment and keep families together.


We have leveraged decades of experience and key strategic partnerships to develop a new range of Raintite composite gutters that will increase the choice and convenience available to you, providing a unique 35-year guarantee when installed as part of an Elite System.

Raintite can provide the solution to all of your gutter requirements, taking advantage of tried and tested technology, developed and refined over a period of 60 years. PVC membrane technology is used to create a bonded steel sheet, with a unique anti-slip surface and standard, bright-white liner. The gutters can be insulated with stone wool or PIR insulation, or can be uninsulated.

Key benefits to you of this exciting new offer include:

  • Raintite Elite provides a unique and unprecedented 35-year guarantee when installed as part of an Elite System;
  • 50% less welding, no messy butt straps;
  • The simplest, most user-friendly product to heat weld;
  • Slip-resistant, checker-plate surface to ensure employee safety;
  • Can be matched to any colour (subject to quantity);
  • Fit and forget – no costly return visits to cure leaks associated with standard bolted gutters;
  • Prestigious projects completed from Wimbledon Centre Court to large distribution facilities;
  • 1000′s of trouble-free completed installations throughout the UK, Ireland and mainland Europe.

For more information or to get a quote please contact Dale Evans via email at dale.evans@euroclad.co.uk or telephone 029 22 01 01 49.



11.30 am – Thursday 13th October
Park Inn Cardiff North
Circle Way East
CF23 9XF

Come and meet the Business Development team
• Support your local event
• Meet industry experts
• Network with fellow professionals
• Free Exhibition and CPD Seminars
• Free lunch and refreshments
• Free CPD Certificate

Click here to register

Booth Muirie has just completed a great new product brochure

Rainscreen manufacturer and Euroclad company Booth Muirie has just completed a great new product brochure, with updated system diagrams, additional case studies, technical advice on fire and thermal performance, and a general update of all the information it contains.  The brochure not only serves to illustrate what rainscreen products are available from Booth Muirie but also provides advice on some of the key issues surrounding rainscreen cladding.
It also includes information on Booth Muirie’s engineered support products – BML Smart Fixing Systems – as well as other components, such as fixings and firestops.

Click here to download a copy 

Aesthetics that last

Colorcoat Prisma® is a technically and aesthetically superior pre-finished steel that represents the ultimate combination of durability and aesthetic appeal.
As such, it provides the designer with the freedom to create architecturally striking buildings with exceptional performance, that meet the desired functionality of the building.
Some of the key benefits of Colorcoat Prisma® that motivates our customers to choose it include:

  • Contemporary colours including solids, metallics and matt shades providing an optically smooth finish for modern designs;
  • Optimised Galvalloy® metallic coating for ultimate corrosion resistance and cut edge protection.
  • BBA Agrément Certification in excess of 40 years for all colours, providing independent verification;
  • Confidex® Guarantee for up to 30 years with no maintenance or inspections required to maintain its validity.

To read the technical brochure or colour range for Colorcoat Prisma® click here

Making an exhibition of ourselves

We’ve recently signed up to MIPIM UK and RESI, two of the most respected construction and property events in the UK.

Since the development of the Vieo roof and wall profile we have seen this fast-growing product used to really great effect on residential developments.  So we thought that it was about time we spread the word. And spread the word we shall, exhibiting at RESI, one of the leading residential property and construction events in the UK.

That doesn’t mean that we’re ignoring industrial and commercial construction.  Far from it.  MIPIM UK is the place to be for commercial property owners and developers.


RESI is the definitive must attend conference for the residential sector, unique and unequalled in that it takes a holistic view of residential development and investment, comprising market, economic, political and social perspectives.

Celebrating its 10th year, RESI will have a forward focus, mapping the blueprint of the next ten years and posing the question How do we modernise the Industry to make it fit for purpose? RESI will continue to facilitate cutting edge debate, showcase best practice, explore the opportunities and challenge the status quo – championing the delivery of additionality and innovation across all housing tenures.

For more information or to book your place go to http://www.resiconf.com/


With three intensive days of conferences, exhibitions, networking events and an awards ceremony, MIPIM UK provides a marketplace for international and local investors, developers, occupiers and property professionals to meet, discuss opportunities and do business. Focusing on the UK property industry, MIPIM UK is the UK’s largest exhibition and conference for property professionals. It provides a marketplace for industry players and international investors to meet, discuss projects and opportunities, and do business.

MIPIM UK in figures:

  • 5,000 participants
  • 120 exhibiting companies
  • 500 advisory, development and investment opportunities
  • 60+ conferences
  • 120+ speakers
  • 2,000+ companies

For more information or to book your place go to http://www.mipimuk.co.uk/

20/1066 profile superseded

As part of ongoing innovation in products and manufacturing we will be discontinuing the 20/1066 profile

Over recent years the popularity of our 20mm profile has decreased, with other profiles within our range increasingly being used instead.To accommodate ambitious plans to improve manufacturing infrastructure, we have made the decision to discontinue this profile from the 1st August 2016.
The removal of the 20mm line from our manufacturing facility in Cardiff will create space that will accommodate investment in three new manufacturing lines. These will provide increased production flexibility and will make available a new steel ‘roof tile’ product, which will be launched over the next 12 months.
Our Sales Team are able to offer alternatives for the 20mm profile so please contact them for further information – click here for contacts page

Exhibition Centre Liverpool

With views across the River Mersey and the city’s UNESCO world heritage site, Exhibition Centre Liverpool is the newest addition to the existing Arena and Convention Centre (ACC) Liverpool, already home to the BT Convention Centre and Echo Arena.

With an ElitePLUS 4 acoustic roof system, the recently-built venue has already been earmarked for a range of exhibitions, from medical wound care to cruise holidays and wedding shows.  Acoustic and thermal performance were key aspects of the building’s performance so it is not surprising that the overall roof construction provides 45dB sound reduction and thermal transmittance of just 0.15W/m2K.

The Euroseam® outer profile used on this system is mechanically fixed by folding the seams on each edge of the sheet over a stainless steel halter, which is attached to the building structure via the Quattro spacer, which is fixed through the liner sheet into purlins attached to the main structure of the building.  Euroseam® forms the outer layer of the ElitePLUS roof, combining with insulation, the MW5 Liner and Quattro as the main constituent parts.

The MW5 liner profile was supplied in black; not a typical liner colour.  Bright white or High Reflective colours are usually employed on the inside of metal roof and wall systems to maximise natural daylight and reduce energy consumption from artificial lighting.  But in this case a black finish is understandable, providing an influential element in the control of ambient and spot lighting at such a venue; all but eliminating unwanted reflections during performance and theatre events. It also matches the design of the colour scheme, which runs from outside the building to the interior, with a striking monochrome palette that contributes to the clean, modern aesthetics.

To top it all off the Euroseam® profile on the outside of the roof was an ideal substrate for an expanse of photovoltaic (PV) systems.  Euroclad partnered with Solar Advanced Systems, who managed the installation of PV panels covering almost the entire roof.  The PVs were attached to a pitched framework to provide the optimal angle for solar energy capture.  The framework was anchored to the roof using a special Euroclad clamp, which avoids sheet penetrations, whilst providing a secure anchor.  The 250KW PV system formed part of the overall ‘energy from envelope’ ethos, combining with excellent thermal insulation to help minimise the environmental impact of the building.

It is estimated that the venue will bring some £40 million to the wider local economy – equal to the amount invested by Liverpool City Council – and support some 1,300 jobs. Having invested in such a significant building, it is important that it endures.  It will do so by being flexible enough to suit wide-ranging requirements.  This was at the forefront of the minds of architects Denton Corker Marshall when considering the design, which influenced the choice of materials and finishes from the start.

With a total useable floor area of 16,300m2, courtesy of fully retractable walls, the 8,100m2 exhibition space has the facility to be divided into three interlinked, column-free, 2,700m2 halls, one of which having an elevated roof of 18m to accommodate full stage shows and exhibitions requiring increased height.

With major events already booked even before the venue was finished, The Exhibition Centre, Liverpool has a bright future ahead.

We would like to wish Keith the very best in his retirement

This week sees the departure of Stalwart Area Manager Keith Leslie.  We would like to wish Keith the very best in his retirement; we will miss him.Keith was responsible for servicing our Scottish customers for more than a decade and in that time he has become the face and voice of Euroclad in the northern third of the UK.
Euroclad Managing Director Phil Cook said “I hope Keith enjoys a well-earned retirement, he deserves it.  Keith has always demonstrated an unprecedented level of professionalism and his attention to detail has served our customers well.“

When asked about his time at Euroclad, Keith commented: “It has been a pleasure being part of a great team and cultivating some enduring relationships with architects and specialist contractors. I wish my customers and colleagues a happy and prosperous future.”
We are currently recruiting for Keith’s replacement. Until we get the right person on board please contact John Spittlehouse with any questions about Scottish projects, orders or deliveries.

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