Category Archive for: Current Projects

d+b facades is pleased to announce that works have commenced to replace the existing curtain walling at the Natural History Museum’s Palaeontology Building, Kensington. Additional works include concrete repair and concrete cleaning. The Palaeontology Building was constructed in two phases starting in 1970. The building was completed in October 1975. The additional space provided by
d+b facades is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a contract to undertake fire safety and re-cladding works to two 13 storey tower blocks, Byron House and Linden House, Slough for Radian Group, one of the South’s largest Housing Associations.   This major contract worth £5.5m forms part of c.£20m of orders so
d+b facades is pleased to announce that is has aligned itself with Procurement Hub, an OJEU-compliant direct appointment framework for provision of its specialist design and build overcladding services which deliver projects from concept to completion assuring customers of certainty of outcome. Procurement Hub is an important way for public bodies to acquire capital projects
The Boyd Orr Building at the University of Glasgow designed in 1964 by architects JL Gleave & Partners primarily as a general science building officially opened on 3 October 1972 and thus was in major need of modernisation and refurbishment. Since December 2018 d+b facades have been working on a programme of work to refurbish
d+b facades are ahead of target to complete the re-clad of 3No Tower Blocks. Originally constructed in 1963, the 3No x 15 storey Granville Road Towers were overclad with an ACM system in 2010/11. Following concerns about its combustibility a decision was reached to remove the cladding system in June 2017. Barnet Homes engaged a