Century Facades Ltd wholly owned subsidiary company, Accord Engineering, has successfully tested it's 3mm solid aluminium rainscreen system in accordance with BS 8414 at BRE Watford. The Accord Engineering CF 3mm rainscreen cassette system now holds BR135 classification. The system is available in a range of colours and can provide a perfect solution for either new build or refurbishment projects. Details can be provided on request.
The image here shows the Accord rainscreen system fully erected awaiting testing.
Century Facades has been appointed by Tide Construction to carry out the contract to design, supply and install aluminium curtain walling, feature metal work, and balustrades. With the project being based on volumetric construction, Century has also supplied and installed aluminium windows to modular units off site. Window installation is already underway, site works are due to commence early 2019. Century's contract value is £3.7m
Century Facades hosted a team get together and summer party in August at High Rocks in Tunbridge Wells, set in the beautiful Kent countryside alongside a local railway line, complete with visiting steam trains on the hour! Everyone had a fantastic day, wonderful setting, good company, great humour, and truly a day to remember!
The Century team were delighted to secure their biggest ever contract, a £15m façade package for a new high-rise residential development in Central Croydon.
The scheme located close to East Croydon Station consists of two joined towers of 38 and 44 storey’s. The method of construction is modular (off-site) with this scheme being the tallest of its kind throughout the world.
This joint development by Greystar Properties and Tide will house 546 apartments, social areas, retail and commercial space, plus café and art gallery.
The main façade design includes a stunning green unique designed terracotta cladding, GRC, and feature metalwork. Century has commenced the design phase, and plan to start on site early 2019.
Century's co-owner Graham Hackley has been given the honour of Chairman of Facade 2018, the latest iteration of the SFE's international competition designed to reward and promote excellence in the key discipline of facade design, engineering and application.
The competition is created, managed and judged by some of the world’s leading exponents of façade engineering including Graham. The FAÇADE competition is increasingly regarded as a serious and highly desirable accolade. This years competition will be held at the highly prestigious and exclusive Glass Supper and an audience of some of the World’s leading architects and building engineers. For this year the event takes place on Thursday 6th December at The Roundhouse, Chalk Farm, Camden, London.
We were pleased to gain a new client in the shape of Galliford Try Partnerships, securing a £2.2m contract for phase two at Great Eastern Quays, Royal Docks in East London.
The scheme for end user client Notting Hill Housing Partnership, consists of several low level residential blocks with a total of 468 new homes.
Century has been appointed to carry out the complete design, supply and installation of the bespoke architectural metalwork package. Century has commenced the design phase, and plan to start on site autumn 2018.