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Fosters Lane Care Home, Reading

on Friday, 10 March 2017. Posted in What's New!

Fosters Lane Care Home, Reading

Our products have been used in the construction of The Fosters Lane Care Home, undertaken by RJ Leighfield.

The new two-storey facility in Fosters Lane will offer 34 affordable one-bedroom apartments, with a private balcony or terrace, for frail elderly and those suffering from dementia. Communal facilities include two lounge areas, a dining room, laundry room and accommodation for guests to stay over.

The site is due to be finished in autumn this year.

To find out how Wincro can help develop cost effective building solutions call our technical design team on 0114 242 2171. 

Scotland Street Student Accommodation, Sheffield

on Friday, 03 March 2017. Posted in What's New!

Scotland Street Student Accommodation, Sheffield

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wincro have recenty supplied a range of products to Create Construction for their Student Accommodation on Scotland Street, Sheffield. 

The site will be built up into a student accommodation development comprising three residential blocks of six, seven and eight storeys.

The brick and glass development will have 144 studios and 293 en-suite cluster flats, along with shared facilities and a landscaped internal courtyard.

Create are aiming for completion in time for the 2017/18 academic year.

To find out how Wincro can help develop cost effective building solutions call our technical design team on 0114 242 2171. 

Vyner Street, East London

on Friday, 17 February 2017. Posted in What's New!

Vyner Street, East London

 

We have recently been working with Aitch Group on their project on Vyner Street, East London. Wincro Lintels amoung other products have been used in the build. 

This block of attractive apartments have brick slip walls and an industrial specification with high end finishes. This fantastic development is set on a corner in a prime location, featuring communal roof terraces with views of The Shard.

Due for completion in May 2017!

To find out how Wincro can help develop cost effective building solutions call our technical design team on 0114 242 2171. 

Wincro Design Manager Takes on Bricklaying Course

on Friday, 27 January 2017. Posted in What's New!

Wincro Design Manager Takes on Bricklaying Course

 Wincro's Design Manager Chris Allott has taken on a bricklaying courseto gain first hand experience of how the guys on site operate to aid in development of Wincro products.

This is all undertaken at the Construction and Design centre, at the Kier site in Sheffield, the training centre works closely with Sheffield city council, Kier and other major companies for their training needs and apprenticeships.  

Whilst Chris was on the course Wincro supplied free training materials, products examples and Type 2 Cavity Wall Ties (WT2), for use by the trainees.

Wincro believe it is extremely important that the next generation of Bricklayers coming through schools and apprenticeships, work with the most up to date and commonly used products!

Chris Allott, Design Manager, Wincro: "I'm really enjoying the course, and gaining a better understanding of the bricklaying process. This will help the Wincro Tech Team and myself to gain knowledge of the materials and building products used within our industry which i beleieve is very important when dealing with our customers."

Nigel, Course Tutor, Kier: "Thanks to Wincro for supplying the product and it's good to know that some of the company's out there appreciate the bricklaying vocation at the grass roots level".

To find out how Wincro can help develop cost effective building solutions call our technical design team on 0114 242 2171 or email them at   This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Printworks Building, Sheffield

on Thursday, 03 November 2016. Posted in What's New!

Printworks Building, Sheffield

 


Wincro Products were used in the construction of the Printworks building for Oakworth Homes. The build  is a purpose-built student accommodation hub in a prime location. Its six floors provide excellent social and communal facilities, including a cinema, gymnasium and IT suite, plus all the facilities and utilities you would expect from a high specification student development.

Accommodation comprises 151 studios and 9 two bed apartments. All units are en-suite, have their own kitchen, dining and study areas, and make clever use of space with quality fixtures and fittings.

To find out how Wincro can help develop cost effective building solutions call our technical design team on 0114 242 2171 or email them at  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Hart Leisure Centre

on Thursday, 13 October 2016. Posted in What's New!

Hart Leisure Centre

 

It is great to be involved in the new Hart Leisure Centre for Willmott Dixon. The project includes a centre housing three swimming pools, as well as a 120 station gym, climbing wall, coffee shop, multiple sports pitches and sports hall.

 

The adjacent country park will be completed in 2017, the same year as the leisure centre, with the design allowing the centre to feel like part of the surrounding area. 

 

To find out how Wincro can help develop cost effective building solutions call our technical design team on 0114 242 2171 or email them at  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

The Bicton Care Development

on Thursday, 06 October 2016. Posted in What's New!

The Bicton Care Development

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wincro are delighted to have been involved in such a fantastic project for Cruden Construction - Bicton Extra Care Development. We have supplied various products such as our Masonry support systems, wall ties etc.

 

The Bicton Extra Care Development includes: 85 apartments, facilities aimed at encouraging active and participatory lives including a multi-purpose room, café, restaurant and resident’s lounge.

 

In addition to these great facilities, there will also be a reception area, pamper and assisted bathrooms, disabled buggy store and charging area, guest sleepover rooms, laundry, staff offices and locker rooms.

To find out how Wincro can help develop cost effective building solutions call our technical design team on 0114 242 2171 or email them at  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

The Curve, Slough

on Tuesday, 09 August 2016. Posted in What's New!

The Curve, Slough

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 We are pleased to have supplied the windposts and fixings to Morgan Sindall for construction of The Curve in Slough.

The Curve will be home to a new library, cafe, museum, performance venue, learning rooms and computer suite.

Facilities will be available for residents, visitors and businesses, this will provide a fantastic central meeting place for the town. 

To find out how Wincro can help develop cost effective building solutions call our technical design team on 0114 242 2171 or email them at  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Clay Farm Development, Trumpington

on Monday, 01 August 2016. Posted in What's New!

Clay Farm Development, Trumpington

It is fantastic to be involved in the construction of a multi-use community facility at the new Clay Farm development, close to the village of Trumpington undertaken by ISG. Positioned at the heart of Cambridge’s Southern Fringe growth area, the centre will ultimately serve a community of around 4,000 homes, with a new secondary school and two primary schools.

The five-storey, mixed-use building will provide a comprehensive range of public services for local residents, including a medical centre, library, community rooms and 20 flats. 

To find out how Wincro can help develop cost effective building solutions call our technical design team on 0114 242 2171 or email them at  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Fernbank Extra Care, Bingley

on Tuesday, 26 July 2016. Posted in What's New!

Fernbank Extra Care, Bingley

We are extremely pleased to have supplied the Masonry Reinforcement and various Wall Ties for the extra care and dementia care development in Fernbank, Bingley, for Bardsley Construction.

The much needed extra care facility for the older members of society will consist of 47no. 1 and 2 bedroom residential flats with associated common facilities, these affordable self-contained flats are aimed at frail older people.

There will also be a Dementia Wing providing 30no. Individual rooms for the care of residents suffering from Dementia.  Full nursing care will be available to these residents. The design has evolved in response to comments from the planning officer and arising out of a public consultation process. 

To find out how Wincro can help develop cost effective building solutions call our technical design team on 0114 242 2171 or email them at  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

North West Cambridge Key Worker Accommodation

on Tuesday, 19 July 2016. Posted in What's New!

North West Cambridge Key Worker Accommodation

We are pleased to have supplied various products such as Brickwork Supports, Parapet Posts and wall ties to R G Carter for the Key Worker Accommodation project.

The construction began in March, and involves the design and build of a new five-storey 73-bedroom accommodation which will house those working on the new facilities surrounding it as part of a major redevelopment in North West Cambridge. 

To find out how Wincro can help develop cost effective building solutions call our technical design team on 0114 242 2171 or email them at  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Woking Fire Station

on Friday, 15 July 2016. Posted in What's New!

Woking Fire Station

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We recently supplied the Masonry Support Systems for the new Woking Fire Station constructed by Mclaughlin & Harvey in partnership with Ridge and Woking Borough Council.

The new fire station will be 4 floors of affordable housing in addition the fire station will have a brand new training centre to simulate real life incidents.

The layout of the fire station has been designed to speed up the fire station’s response times.

Design of the building involved partly piled foundations for the main building and a superstructure designed with movement joints between it. 

To find out how Wincro can help develop cost effective building solutions call our technical design team on 0114 242 2171 or email them at  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

The ‘Hub’ By Premiere Inn.

on Tuesday, 12 July 2016. Posted in What's New!

The ‘Hub’ By Premiere Inn.

We are proud to be the suppliers of Masonry Support to McAleer & Rushe for the construction of the ‘Hub’ By Premiere Inn.

This is the UK’s first hotel with its own app, letting customers control their hotel experience. The ‘Hub’ app means customers can book and check in online, as well as pre-select their room temperature and light settings. They can even choose which TV or radio channel they want playing in their room when they arrive and stream content from their phone or tablet direct to their TV.

To find out how Wincro can help develop cost effective building solutions call our technical design team on 0114 242 2171 or email them at  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

The Lyell Centre

on Friday, 08 July 2016. Posted in What's New!

The Lyell Centre

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wincro are proud to have supplied Brick Support, Wall Ties, Channels and other products to Morrison Construction for The Lyell Centre at Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh which will be one of Europe's leading centres for research and expertise in the earth and marine sciences. 

To find out how Wincro can help develop cost effective building solutions call our technical design team on 0114 242 2171 or email them at  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Community Hub, Old Trafford

on Tuesday, 05 July 2016. Posted in What's New!

Community Hub, Old Trafford

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Our products were used for the construction of the new £18m ‘community hub’ in Old Trafford by Wilmott Dixon. It will house a café, a pharmacy, health care services, library, activity hall, day nursery, Sure Start service, Credit Union office and sports changing rooms.

 

This will also include a number of apartments and facilities for older people.

The existing Shrewsbury Street community centre and library will make way for the new development, as will the adjacent St Bride’s Church. The church will be completely re-built as a place of worship as part of the scheme.

To find out how Wincro can help develop cost effective building solutions call our technical design team on 0114 242 2171 or email them at  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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