Sponsors

The Façade Awards are held in association with the following sponsors:

Headline Sponsor

Sika

Sika Limited, part of the global Sika Group, specialise in the manufacture and supply of chemical based products for construction. Sika is committed to providing quality, service, safety and environmental care alongside market-leading solutions for concrete, waterproofing, roofing, flooring, refurbishment, sealing, bonding and industrial manufacturing.

Sika’s façade division supplies a wide range of tried and tested, innovative façade products for every demand, coupled with the latest technology knowhow to meet increasing design challenges.  Sika can provide UK based technical expertise including site visits, design assistance, structural calculations, standard details, registered contractor schemes, training, adhesion compatibility testing and colour samples.

Visit website

Main Sponsors

FGF Limited

Founded in 1954, FGF Limited is the UK’s largest Independent Manufacturer of Bespoke Offsite Construction Solutions, supplying products and services to the Construction, Manufacturing and Engineering industries. 

FGF specialises in exterior and interior cladding panels, façade systems, building boards, insulation, fire protection and high temperature products. We provide value-added services to our customers through our nationwide network, ranging from CAD design, project management, fabrication, bespoke product manufacturing and FORS accredited fleet delivery.

We are proud to partner with industry leaders and innovators to bring our customers the best in quality and high performance products.

Visit website

Vivalda

VIVALDA is the UK’s no.1 distributor of high specification decorative rainscreen cladding panels, building and fire protection boards, fixing systems and accessories. With branches located across the country and in both Scotland and ROI.

Proudly independent, VIVALDA supplies impartial and objective advice on any size project. This includes drawing take-offs, technical analysis, optimisation and advice on products, fixings, accessories and fixing systems. Other services include, in-house fabrication, project management and logistics.

VIVALDA stands for integrity, passion, and commitment. Our industry knowledge is second to none and we offer our customers complete confidence in the products and services we provide. 

Contact us today to find out how we can reduce your costs, lead-times and risk exposure.

Visit Website

Category Sponsor

ALM HM

Associated Lead Mills (ALM) is one of UK’s leading manufacturers of rolled lead sheet and flashings, all our rolled lead is manufactured to EN12588 under our Envirolead brand. 

ALM HM is the leading distributor of hard metals and ancillary products for roofing and facades industry, we stock multi metals including Zinc, Copper, Stainless Steel, Steel, Aluminium including rainwater systems and all associated accessories to assist with the install of your roofing or cladding projects. We have recently launched our Warmdex insulation brand which includes 18mm Fire Rated WBP Ply and 22mm OSB 4 finishes on top of Kooltherm Technology.

Visit website

Ash & Lacy

Based in the UK, Ash and Lacy manufactures an exciting range of systems for the construction, automotive, acoustic and audio markets, exporting to numerous countries around the world. We are a leading manufacturer of engineered facade and roofing systems to the architectural sector, specialising in non-combustible systemised solutions; complemented by a comprehensive range of fasteners, load bearing components and accessories. All Ash & Lacy products and systems are backed by rigorous industry testing and quality accreditations, and supported by inhouse expertise in 3D design and engineering analysis.

Visit website

BBS Facades

BBS Facades is one of the UK’s main distributors of high quality, external cladding products, building board and all the associated fixings, framing systems and component accessories. With offices in the South West and South East of the country, BBS Facades supply the whole of Southern England and Wales. BBS Facades can offer take-offs and estimates from CAD drawings or provide a square metre rate as well as help with the technical aspects such as site fitting, cutting, handling, shaping and storing.

Visit website

BTS Facades & Fabrication

BTS Facades and Fabrications is a well-established premier supplier of metal rainscreen systems and fabricated metal construction products.

Our team has been carefully selected to bring together the best in production experience, commercial acumen and technical support, giving our customers the best possible service.

Our 3 rainscreen panel and rail systems are CWCT tested and we have also now completed two full BS8414-2:2020 system tests on our Vantage Secret Fix – Full System to the latest standard. This allows us to offer a complete build up solution from internal drylining to the external rainscreen façade. Classification reports from our BS 8414-2:2020 fire tests carried out along with our specifications are all readily available.

See the link to a video of the test https://youtu.be/8-OlipJJ-WE#

Over the last 2 years we have invested heavily in automation with the Trumpf Tru-bend 7030 (the first of its kind in the UK), which is an automated panel bender for rainscreen panels. Since then we have added a Salvagnini S4 tower punch and another Trumpf press with automated tool changes. We also have ISO 9001, 14001 & 45001.

See the link to our website for more details.

Visit website

Gordian Building Solutions

Gordian is an independent national distributor of industrial roofing and cladding, standing seam roofing, flat roofing, decorative rainscreen cladding, building boards and all associated fixing systems, accessories and sealants.

 Its innovative approach involves providing builders and contractors, small or large, with the best, unbiased independent guidance on sourcing quality products for completing their project to the client’s satisfaction.

 At our modern, ISO certified production facilities, we can cut, shape, route and drill all forms of decorative cladding and building boards. We support from initial tender through to final cutting schedules with impartial advice, drawing take-offs, technical and commercial guidance. We act as your ‘backroom’ support allowing you to concentrate on looking after your customers.

Visit website

MSP Scotland

MSP Facade Solutions enjoys an unrivalled reputation for the bespoke manufacture of high performance, ventilated rainscreen cladding systems - with a track record of over 50 years. MSP operate throughout the UK offering a range of cladding specialising in bespoke aluminium cladding systems. MSP provides a complete external finishes package with customers benefiting from a one source supply solution and a high-quality design & installation support service to ensure that your requirements are met.

Visit website

Proteus Facades

Proteus Facades, based in the UK, is a leading designer and manufacturer of Rainscreen Cladding Systems for building envelopes delivering projects both nationally and around the world. The company specialises in lightweight, strong optically flat honeycomb bonded rainscreens that are available in a wide range of materials and finishes such as copper, bronze, brass, stainless steel, zinc, aluminium, porcelain ceramic and back painted glass.

 As well as our award winning Honeycomb panel systems Proteus Facades manufacture Insulated Spandrel Panels, ACM and Aluminium Rainscreens, Perforated Screening systems and the most complex and challenging of Architectural Fabrications.

 Providing architects with unique, eye catching facades that are practical to install for contractors, whilst giving clients the peace of mind there Building’s Façade Cladding is tested and engineered to the highest fire and building performance standards.

Visit website

Pura Facades

Pura Facades offers façade options suitable for future-orientated architecture and believe that creating an authentic appearance stands the test of time. The natural cladding ranges provide the ideal façade canvas on which to create textured and shaped façade panels. Pura Facades primarily work with architects, designers, design and build contractors and façade engineers to provide a range of flat and formed panels or monolithic pre-cast pieces. The Pura team provide a sample and literature service as well as providing quotes, drawing take-offs, optimisations and fixing solutions for internal and external cladding.

Visit website

Siderise

SIDERISE has provided innovative acoustic, fire and thermal insulation solutions for building facades for over 45 years.

Our passive fire protection systems are industry leading and third party certified. The SIDERISE curtain walling firestop was the first to market internationally and our reactive solution for ventilated facades was the first within Europe.

SIDERISE has the technical expertise to provide tested fire safety solutions for facades and exterior wall solutions, from concept, specification, through to application with comprehensive installation guidance for building-life performance. Our products are tested to European standards which include; EN1364-4, EN1364-3, EN1366-4 among many other global standards.

Visit website

The Metal Cladding and Roofing Manufacturers Association

The Metal Cladding and Roofing Manufacturers Association was formed in 1990 to support the systems manufacturers in the emerging metal cladding and roofing industry. Since then MCRMA has evolved to encompass the needs of component manufacturer suppliers, independent roofing and cladding inspectors plus industry support services companies, all providing independent building envelope solutions for metal-based roofing and cladding systems, products and services.

MCRMA members have been widely specified and involved in the industry’s most prestigious buildings creating imaginative and innovative building designs that offer cost-effective and sustainable solutions for major developers, clients and end users.

As the voice of the industry, MCRMA works closely with a variety of industry bodies and standards committees to develop building envelope solutions and to disseminate best practice across a variety of industry sectors.

Visit website