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Elevating Construction with Build Lite’s Innovative Products

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Client: William James Construction Ltd Project: Station Road, Sunningdale, UK Products Supplied: Lite-Stack GRP Chimneys, Stone-Coat Window and Door Surrounds In the bustling world of construction, quality and efficiency are paramount. When faced with the challenge of finding superior construction materials for the Station Road project in Sunningdale, UK, William James Construction Ltd turned to […]


Transforming St. George’s Hospital

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With Build-Lite’s Stone-Coat Product In the heart of Stafford, a derelict Georgian Grade II listed asylum hospital, once a home to over 1000 patients and nestled in 27 acres of parkland, has undergone a remarkable transformation, thanks to a significant residential regeneration project. Erected in 1818, the hospital, designed in a Georgian mansion style, expanded […]


Lightweight Stone Coping

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Parapet Coping System Take the weight off your building design Our parapet coping system utilises ultra-lightweight Stone-Coat material, in conjunction with a BBA Certified waterproofing system to provide fully weatherproof parapets, without the need to lift heavy units into position. Design Flexibility Stone-Coat products can be manufactured in virtually any profile or shape, giving you […]


Passive House Foundations – Future Found

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Building a Passive House? Future Found is the Foundation of an Energy Efficient Building. What is Future Found? Future Found is a high performance insulated raft foundation system, manufactured in the UK. Using a high density expanded polystyrene (EPS) formwork, our system is designed and manufactured to meet individual project requirements and target thermal values. […]


A new future for Build Lite – a major announcement.

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South Yorkshire based, Build Lite UK, manufacturers of architectural mouldings and innovative building products, has joined the 250+ UK companies that have transitioned to employee ownership through an Employee Ownership Trust. Build Lite is renowned, in the construction industry, for its range of easy to install, highly cost effective transformational building products.  This includes ‘Stone-Coat’ […]


An easy way to match old and new building materials.

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Harrogate in North Yorkshire has constantly been voted one of the best places to live in the UK in the annual Sunday Times survey. Located in the heart of ‘God’s own country’, the gateway to the Yorkshire Dales offers easy access to stunning countryside and yet, is within commuting distance of Leeds and York. It […]


Overcoming planning challenges in north London.

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One of our most recent projects has enabled a Hertfordshire based private property developer to secure planning permission for one of their properties in north London. Gisburn Mansions, in the borough of Haringey, originally a three-storey Victorian terrace property, comprising eighteen privately rented, 2/3 bedroom apartments, has been substantially re-modelled to create a further twelve […]


RETAINING ORIGINAL FEATURES IN PERIOD PROPERTY

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Retaining the original features of period properties is increasingly becoming a major consideration, for planning officers, when it comes to the refurbishment of older housing stock. This is especially relevant with regard to environmental issues such as home insulation and the maintenance of the building’s external fabric. We recently completed a further project with Energy […]


Refurbishing properties – how to overcome restrictive planning permission.

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Our Stone-Coat architectural mouldings are increasingly popular for satisfying a number of challenges laid down by local planning regulations. For example, over the years, there has been an upsurge in conservation areas and restrictive planning permission. This has resulted in our manufactured product being commissioned to enable refurbished properties to haromonise with the surrounding buildings […]


Build Lite Gets Its Marching Orders

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Build Lite has recently been involved in a unique development in Walmer, on the Kent coast. The construction of 30 luxury homes on the historic North Barracks site, the former home of the Royal Marines. Originally built in 1795 as a military hospital, the site has always been used as a barracks right up to […]