Two high profile projects in Guernsey have used Formpave’s permeable paving and Sustainable Urban Drainage System (SUDS) to help meet the island’s high pollution control and surface water requirements.
A development of new homes in and around a converted 18th Century mill building in Worcestershire is using Formpave’s Aquaflow sustainable urban drainage system (SuDS).
A range of Formpave’s block and permeable paving from Forterra has been specified by David Wilson Homes for its new £350 million development, The Racecourse Newbury.
Over 1,000m2 of Formpave’s EcoGranite Aquasett paving has been used by the National Trust at its historic Stourhead estate to alleviate the risk of flooding in the large visitor reception area.
Formpave has supplied Severn Trent Water with a sustainable urban drainage system for the car parking and pedestrian zones of its offices in Shrewsbury, Shropshire. The 2,000m2 car park uses EcoGranite Aquasett.
Sainsbury’s 1,000th store in Irvine, Scotland, has used almost 7,000m2 of Formpave’s sustainable urban drainage system (SUDS), Aquaflow, to create parking facilities at its main store and at its petrol station.
A Barratt Homes development of 131 one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments in Bristol has used 800m2 of Formpave’s sustainable urban drainage system (SUDS), Aquaflow, to reduce to risk of local flooding.
Formpave’s Aquaflow sustainable urban drainage system has been used to pave the driveway of a ground-breaking Code Level 6 ecohouse in Burbage, Leicestershire.
Four different Formpave products have been used to complement the historic Kingston Mills site in the heart of Bradford on Avon and help to replace the dominance of the traditional highway design.
Formpave has supplied its Aquaflow permeable paving sustainable urban drainage system to a cutting edge zero carbon housing development near Bristol.
The Eden Centre, a major shopping centre in High Wycombe is now open for business. Construction has been to the highest standards and Forterra's Fenlite medium density blocks have played an instrumental role in the build.
Bere Leys in Tidmarsh, Oxfordshire, is a stunningly attractive contemporary development that incorporates the latest construction products and systems for the build process, including Thermalite® Thin Joint Mortar from Forterra.
Aggregate blocks manufactured by Forterra Building Products are versatile enough for virtually any construction requirements, but using them to line a derelict canal that closed because of leakage is a first in the company’s history!
Clacton Lifeboat Centre was opened in 2007. To add aesthetic appeal to the structure and to provide a functional purpose, Hi-Strength Paint Grade blocks from Forterra Building Product’s Thermalite® range were used for the interior of the building.
Forterra Building Products’ latest UK factory, a purpose-built 3000m² aggregate block and block paving plant, has opened on the 10-acre site that already houses the company’s Kings Dyke Brickworks at Whittlesey near Peterborough.
When Colchester United Football Club decided to move from its Layer Road ground, Barr Construction was called upon to develop a brand new stadium. And with the help of Forterra Building Products, the new Weston Homes Community Stadium at Cuckoo Farm was up and running and ready for the new 2008/2009 season.
Lawn House, a Code Level 6 ecohouse in Burbage, Leicestershire, is the first private development in the UK to be built using prefabricated brick and block cavity walls. The designer, Penny Shankar, developed a zero carbon brick and block house using Forterra's prefabricated panels to offer the benefits of off-site construction while helping to deliver a Code Level 6 building.
A sustainable student village at the University of Bradford is a unique, eco-friendly development of student residential accommodation that pushes the boundaries of design and build construction.
St Johns Road is situated approximately 1km north of Wakefield city centre within a conservation area surrounded by a combination of commercial and residential properties.
A new, high-quality housing development on Wilson Street is set to transform the Pimhole area of Bury. The development of 104 homes, a major part of the regeneration plans for the area, was designed by architects Stride Treglown and is being built by Prospect GB. To date 53 units have been completed.
The Carillions housing development by Bellway homes, situated close to the heart of Wokingham town, represents an eclectic mix of two, three, four and five bedroom homes that offer exceptional design, layout and specification.
Forterra’s Oakthorpe Buff brick has been used to create a stunning contemporary home in Burton Joyce, Nottingham. Designed and developed by Storske Developments, the luxury £1 million new build property is a wonderful example of modern architecture and has been built to the highest quality using carefully selected and sourced materials.
The new Central Fire Station is a striking, modern and architecturally innovative building located on Eyre Street in Sheffield’s city centre. Designed by BDP and developed by Hammerson UK for South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue, it is made up of two main components – an operational community fire station and the services’ headquarters.
The choice of brick was key to the development of Bishops Court, an imposing and innovative retirement living scheme in Chard, Somerset. In addition to aesthetics, it was critical that the bricks used had dimensional stability due to the structural support method and the design of the projected brick panels created by architects GSS Architecture.
Abbey Christian Brothers’ Grammar School is a £20 million development built on the outskirts of Newry, County Down, Northern Ireland. The new building replaces the previous one which was determined unsuitable for remodelling and is designed to cater for 875 pupils and over 100 staff.
A striking new church has been completed in Nottingham using Forterra’s Abbey Buff Multi bricks. The modern building has been designed to take advantage of its prominent site on Castle Boulevard and meet the needs of the growing congregation.