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[22 Oct 2012 | No Comment | ]

Plans have been submitted to the council for the construction of a 5,750-home garden suburb at Ashford in Kent, planningresource.co.ukreports. The masterplan, which will be constructed at the Chilmington Green site, proposes the homes will be arranged into three neighbourhoods with a high street, secondary school, four primary schools and a green space. Development of […]

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[6 Jan 2012 | No Comment | ]

The Woodland Crescent development in Whitleigh, Plymouth, is located close to the boundaries of Whitleigh Woods and consists of both private and social housing. Built to achieve level 3 under the Code for Sustainable Homes Our client was looking for a clean, modern aesthetic and a product that would require minimum maintenance whilst remaining in […]

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[19 Aug 2011 | No Comment | ]

Colorcoat Urban® was chosen as the aesthetic of choice for this luxury country house hotel, which featured on ITV’s ‘The Lakes’. Set in the picturesque surroundings of Windermere, this beautiful property required a roofing product for a modern extension, that would compliment the surrounding building. Mixing harmoniously with the white rendered walls and slate pitched […]

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[22 Jun 2011 | No Comment | ]

When a housing need was identified in Skegness, the East Lindsey District Councils’ Planning Officer suggested that the homes should be more individual, distinctive and innovative than those in the surrounding area. He highlighted the Creative Energy House in Nottingham as an example of what he would like to see there, and as Colorcoat Urban® […]

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[1 Jun 2011 | No Comment | ]

The owner of this home in Southampton opted for the Merlin colour from the Colorcoat Urban® range to provide a neat contrast with the white rendered walls and green surroundings. The project illustrates the neat detailing around the SVP, colour matched soffit and fascia detailing, as well as a colour matched gutter for a fantastic […]

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[11 May 2011 | No Comment | ]

A roof finishes the look of a house, and in recent times architects have been branching out from the traditional types of roof to more eye catching displays. Different materials can be used to produce striking effects, as can non traditional shapes.

Roof sculpture makes a bold statement, and there are some very effective examples of green urban roofing too. Here are just a few examples of eye catching roofs throughout the world.

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[2 Dec 2010 | No Comment | ]

Colorcoat Urban® was chosen by designer and home owner Michael Robbins as an answer to his roofing specification for this beautiful home in Achnasheen, Northern Scotland. Michael opted for colour Anthracite to blend with the vertical wooden cladding and picturesque surroundings, and he was delighted with the end result…

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[16 Sep 2010 | No Comment | ]

Mr Bogdan Toton didn’t want traditional tiles so he choose Colorcoat HPS200 Ultra® in Van Dyke Brown for his house. This is lighter, easier to install and more durable than traditional roof cladding. The pre-finished steel is serving him well…

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[13 Sep 2010 | No Comment | ]

Mr. Waldemar Remisz’s roof on his house creates the impression of three roof segments floating into each other. For this type of construction – steel is best suited, as it is lighter than conventional tiles, and does not affect the structure. The roof uses Colorcoat HPS200 Ultra® pre-finished steel in Van Dyke Brown and comes with the Corus unique Galvalloy™ metallic coating, providing unparalleled protection against corrosion…