Hendy House-terracotta-cladding

T&T Facades is delighted to be working with client, Shore Construction to bring much-needed student accommodation to the town of Bournemouth.

The previous building has been demolished to make way for a new 7 storey, modern accommodation block, named Hendy House, which will house 206 future students.

The building, designed by architects Stride Treglown will be clad in fibre cement rainscreen and incorporates a feature tower to the front elevation with fluted terracotta cladding in 3 different earthy colours.

Our scope of works includes the design, procurement, installation and site management of the full cladding package.

Managing Director, Tom Rutter commented “It’s a pleasure to be working with the team at Shore Construction. We’re delighted to be working on a project which is so needed in the town and we will bring to bear our extensive experience in the student accommodation sector to make this a highly successful and efficient project,”

We expect to start on site in Spring 2023, with a planned project programme of around 10 weeks.


Axe St-render-remediation-cladding

T&T Facades’ dedicated remediation team has secured its latest project. Acting in the capacity of Principal Contractor, we’re back in London, working with our client Barking Central Management Company (No2) Limited and their agents Oander, to make this residential building in Axe Street, Barking, fire safe and compliant.

After our investigations and recommendations our works will include the removal of the existing combustible render system and the design and installation of a new direct fix mineral render system supplied by Alsecco.

The project is benefitting from the government’s Building Safety Fund in the wake of the Grenfell tragedy.

T&T’s Managing Director, Tom Rutter commented “we’re pleased once again to be contributing to the betterment of buildings in the UK to fully comply with the latest regulations. We’re working with a great team and we’re looking forward to an efficient start on site”.

With pre-construction planning and design underway, we plan to be on site later in the year.


Lampton Road Final

T&T Facades will be working back in the London borough of Hounslow in the new year having secured another project in the area.

Lampton Road is a new build apartment block situated on an urban brownfield site with a very tight footprint. The scheme makes full use of the available space on site, however its close proximity to neighboring properties make this a logistically challenging project.

T&T has been contracted to design, supply and install a cladding package consisting of Valcan Vitradual Rainscreen Cladding & Cavity Barriers. All materials utilised are A2 and A1 rated including the breather membrane. Our team will be installing the cladding over a pre-boarded, panelised light steel frame structure.

With pre-construction planning underway, we plan to be on site early in 2022.


Mar House-London-remediation-rainscreen-cladding

T&T Facades is pleased to announce its latest cladding remediation contract at a privately owned residential property, Mar House, in Colindale, North London.

Working closely with commercial property giants CBRE and leading design consultants Arup, T&T is acting as Principle Contractor on the 8 storey building which consists of c. 95 residential properties and 2 lower floors of commercial units, yet to be let.

T&T’s scope of works includes removal of the existing combustible materials which includes ACM cladding and installation of new, compliant rainscreen cladding.

The property is benefitting from the government Building Safety Fund which was launched after the Grenfell Fire tragedy to remediate all identified high rise residential properties deemed to be unsafe.

Commenting on the project, T&T Company Owner, Tom Rutter said: “We are delighted to be working with CBRE and Arup on this contract. Jointly navigating our way through the funding process has been a very long and challenging exercise and we cannot wait now to make a start. We are pleased and proud to be able to enhance this property and make it safe and compliant for all its residents.”

T&T will also be responsible for community liaison and communications, ensuring all residents and the local community are briefed about the work to be undertaken at the various stages and kept informed of any likely impact.


Dean Walker Reduced

T&T Facades is delighted to welcome Dean Walker to our construction team in the role of Assistant Contracts Manager, working on projects across the south region.


The site of the former Shalimar hotel in Staines Road, Hounslow is being developed into new, modern flats by client 4 Square Services.

T&T Facades will design, supply and install Ceramapnel rainscreen cladding to the top floor, with the lower floors being constructed in traditional brick.

With design underway, our installation team plan to be on site in late spring 2021.

Commenting on the project, joint company owner Tom Rutter said this is an interesting project for us and we are pleased to be able to support 4 Square with the cladding elements on this redevelopment.” 


Kingsway House-remediation-cladding

T&T Facades’ latest remediation cladding project is the repurposing of a former student accommodation block to provide critical temporary accommodation for people across the city of Portsmouth.

Working with client Mountjoy and Portsmouth City Council, T&T is contracted to replace the existing combustible components and timber planks with aluminium wood effect PPC on the feature projecting panels, as well as replacement of spandrel panels and installation of new cavity barriers.

Located in the busy, commercial area of Elm Grove, the building will provide a vital service to the local community and is expected to be completed in late summer 2021.

Commenting on the project, joint company owner Tom Rutter said we’re really pleased to be working with Mountjoy and to add another vital community project to our growing portfolio of remediation cladding projects“.


Front Elevation

T&T Facades is delighted to be working with client Diamond Build on an £8m redevelopment of one of England’s oldest preparatory schools. Based in Sutton, Surrey, Homefield Prep is an independent day school for boys aged 4 – 13 years.

The redevelopment, designed by architects Ingleton Wood, has been rolled out in three phases and will transform the facilities on offer at the school which includes 14 new classrooms, a new performance hall and dining room as well as new music facilities, an ICT room, library and all-weather sports pitch.

T&T Facades is delivering a package of Petrach cladding with feature window reveals and ancillaries on the school’s front extension. Our works are planned to start on site in March with the whole redevelopment due to complete by late summer 2021.

Commenting on the project, joint company owner Tom Rutter said “with a long track record of delivering school projects this package of work plays to our strengths and we plan to turn this project around in c.6 weeks.”


T&T Facades is pleased to have been awarded a new cladding contract as part of the multi million pound redevelopment of the former Southwark Fire Station which is set to become a major mixed-use development branded Brigade Court.

Adjacent to Brigade Court will be the new “Grotto” site, where we will be delivering the cladding package for client Ardmore, on a 15,600 sq ft sports centre consisting of Arcelor Mittal composite panels and Rodeca Polycarbonate panels. The Grotto will have a multi-use games area and outdoor artificial pitch for use by both the new school and local community.

We have commenced the design and our installation team is expected to start on site early Spring 2021.

Cherry Park Header

T&T Facades is pleased to announce securing a facades contract with new developer client Westfield.

The Cherry Park Development is a new residential project next to the Westfield Stratford City shopping centre. It will be one of London’s largest Private Rented Sector (PRS) residential single-site schemes. It will feature approximately 1,200 new homes benefitting from a suite of amenities including a residents’ gym, swimming pool, workspace and high-quality public areas.

T&T Facades has been contracted to deliver a package of rainscreen cladding, render, SFS and copings across the development. Joint company owner Tom Rutter commented “this is a great project for T&T Facades, in a high profile development which we are excited to be part of.  We have commenced the design phase and are looking forward to getting started on site.”

Westfield is already on site with a planned phased completion and final delivery expected post 2023.