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A Perfect Finish with MetSkin

A Perfect Finish with MetSkin Vivalda launches MetSkin, a new aluminium cladding system for residential high rise or municipal projects. Vivalda Group, the UK’s largest distributor of rainscreen facades, has expanded its product range to include MetSkin, a new, UK designed and manufactured solid aluminium cladding system. Supplied as a whole tested and warranted system, […]

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Faith in the City: Pura Facades invests in new London HQ
28
Jul
2020
Faith in the City: Pura Facades invests in new London HQ
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 sq. ft. office in […]
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Pura Facades reports strong results for natural cladding solutions
29
May
2020
Pura Facades reports strong results for natural cladding solutions
“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) products reporting year-to-date sales […]
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GRC comes of age in the housing market
22
May
2020
GRC comes of age in the housing market
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 block near to St […]
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Award Winning Project
22
Feb
2020
Award Winning Project
Jestico + Whiles has completed a 156-home scheme at 351 Caledonian Road for developer-contractor Telford Homes. Pura were proud to help develop the facade styling on this award winning project, supplying Rieder’s Oko Skin planks for a unique appearance, while helping to solve issues around excess loading caused by the site location directly above the […]
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Texture Focus – Rieder Twine
24
Sep
2019
Texture Focus – Rieder Twine
Pura are excited to focus on the new Twine texture from Rieder.   The natural imperfection and visual irregularity of the twine panels give the facade a unique appearance and above all individuality, since no slab is like any other.   We are really looking forward to seeing what our architectural partners create with this […]
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New Rieder Colours
12
Aug
2019
New Rieder Colours
Following the launch of the bricky and timber colour collections, which we have included in the programme since March, in addition to the tried-and-tested greyscale, we are now able to offer the colour collection Pietra.   It is a selection of different natural stone tones, which are based on naturally colours. The 5 various shades are matched with each other harmoniously.   For more […]
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Pura Inspiring Britain
09
Jul
2019
Pura Inspiring Britain
Our parent company Vivalda Group has been identified as one of London Stock Exchange Group’s ‘1000 Companies to Inspire Britain’ 2019.   Despite the current economic uncertainly and the impact of the Grenfell Tower tragedy on the building industry, Vivalda Group has continued to push for greater transparency and leadership within the cladding sector by […]
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FORS Accreditation
18
Jun
2019
FORS Accreditation
Pura, natural external facades specialist, has gained FORS accreditation for its in-house delivery fleet, demonstrating its commitment to the safe and efficient running of its transportation.   The Fleet Operator Scheme (FORS) was set up to champion best practice within the haulage and transport sector and is awarded following the strict auditing of four key […]
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17
May
2019
Financial Times Ranks Us No.1 in British Construction
Vivalda Group plc, PURA’s parent company and the UK’s leading architectural panels supplier, has been recognised by the Financial Times as one of Europe’s fastest growing, innovative businesses in 2019.     Ranked number 110 in the listing of 1,000 companies, Vivalda, which includes the Pura Facades brand, achieved a total revenue increase of 1,046% […]
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Getting creative with GRC
25
Apr
2019
Getting creative with GRC
This month we have been featured in the latest edition of the RCI Magazine, where our Commercial Director James Butler explains how GRC can be used on a wide variety of buildings, not just landmark civic projects.   To read more view RCI Magazines online here.
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Pura Featured in Concrete Magazine
20
Mar
2019
Pura Featured in Concrete Magazine
Pura are delighted to have been a key feature in Concrete Today magazine. Please find an extract of the article below.     Luxury living with GRC Royal Arsenal Riverside, an exclusive waterfront development in London’s docklands area, shows that lightweight glass reinforced concrete (GRC) can be used on a wide variety of buildings, not […]
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Pura attend BAU 2019
19
Feb
2019
Pura attend BAU 2019
BAU 2019 is the world’s leading trade fair for architecture, materials and systems. 2.100 exhibitors from 45 countries presented their products and innovations on 200.000 m² of exhibition space in 19 halls.       With over 250,000 visitors attending this was certainly a major event in our field and we were proud to be […]
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