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Why is cladding remediation taking so long?

In Latest News by marketing / 5th July 2021 / 0 Comments

Peter Johnson appreciates the frustrations of residents and the housing sector alike regarding the slow progress being made on the replacement of faulty cladding on unsafe high-rise buildings. While there have been teething problems, he believes the working group led by The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) […]

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Pura supplies Oaklands Rise Development with ‘outstanding’ GRC cladding

In Latest News by marketing / 30th June 2021 / 0 Comments

Pura is completing a £2.6m contract to supply bespoke Glass Reinforced Concrete (GRC) panels to the Oaklands Rise project at Willesden Junction, West London.

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Pura Facades unveils video explaining benefits of GRC

In Latest News by marketing / 18th May 2021 / 0 Comments

While more architects and contractors are utilising Glass Reinforced Concrete (GRC) as a natural and highly tactile building façade, there is still misunderstanding about the material’s correct specification. To dispel some of the myths surrounding this increasingly popular cladding option, Pura Facades has produced a short video. Called ‘CladMaster – […]

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Pura Facades celebrates UK cladding excellence with award sponsorship

In Latest News by marketing / 26th April 2021 / 0 Comments

Pura, the UK’s leading provider of GRC, terracotta and brick slip façade solutions, is showing its support for the sector in 2021 with the sponsorship of the Best Brick Slip category at the RCI Façade Awards. Organised by the cladding industry’s top magazine, Roofing Cladding & Insulation (RCI), the annual […]

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Vivalda Group listed in London Stock Exchange’s ‘1000 Companies to Inspire Britain’ 2020 Report For Fourth Successive Year

In Latest News by marketing / 10th November 2020 / 0 Comments

The UK’s largest supplier of cladding and facades, Vivalda Group – which includes the Pura Facades, Vivalda, MSP and Prism Power Coating brands – have been recognised as one of the UK’s most inspirational companies by the London Stock Exchange. Non-flammable cladding specialist Vivalda Group is now appearing in the […]

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Cladding’s Class Act

In Latest News by marketing / 22nd October 2020 / 0 Comments

How a new inter-generational campus is setting new trends in rainscreen cladding. Jedburgh Grammar campus, near to the border town of Kelso, has just opened its doors to a cohort of several hundred pupils. While this is unremarkable for a school of 10,450m2, the fact that students’ ages range from […]

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Life After Lockdown

In Latest News by marketing / 14th August 2020 / 0 Comments

Life After Lockdown explores how PURA has overcome the challenges that the Covid-19 crisis and lockdown brought to the UK & Ireland. James Butler our Commercial Director talks communication, getting projects over the line and newly completed jobs.

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Faith in the City: Pura Facades invests in new London HQ

In Latest News by marketing / 28th July 2020 / 0 Comments

Despite the recent rise in remote working, natural cladding supplier Pura Facades still believes there is a place for responsible face-to-face collaboration within the construction sector. As the UK’s leading provider of non-combustible GRC (glass reinforced concrete), terracotta and brick slip panels, Pura has just moved into a contemporary 3,600 […]

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Pura Facades reports strong results for natural cladding solutions

In Latest News by marketing / 29th May 2020 / 0 Comments

“During the post-Grenfell era, developers are keen to explore materials that provide first class non-flammable and aesthetic properties, while delivering on disciplined budgets.” Pura Facades says demand for its range of natural cladding solutions has unexpectedly risen since the Corona lockdown, with the supplier of lightweight GRC (glass reinforced concrete) […]

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GRC comes of age in the housing market

In Latest News by marketing / 22nd May 2020 / 0 Comments

Pioneered by architects in the commercial property sector, glass reinforced concrete (GRC) is finally showing off its creative credentials within the European housing market. Our director James Butler, looks at the material’s rise to prominence among top-end house builders. The UK’s first major use of GRC was probably an office […]

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