Entries by Liam Rice

Landmark telescope development brings Britplas on-board

Britplas have recently secured a £1.2million package for the installation of the façade at the new Square Kilometre Array (SKA) building at Jodrell Bank in Cheshire. Our design department has already started working closely with The University of Manchester and main contractor, Sir Robert McAlpine, to ensure the solution is fit for purpose as part […]

Britplas boost fabrication team with local apprentices

As a growing business and one that is committed to encouraging young people into the construction industry, Britplas has for some years been a firm proponent of apprenticeships. This has been continued recently with the appointment of five new apprentices to our fabrication team, with four more due to start before the end of the […]

Another façade win for Britplas in Oxford

Britplas are delighted to announce our appointment to a further project for Barnwood Construction – Plot 12 Oxford Science Park, a new 500 person office block located in the heart of the Oxford Science district. Britplas have worked with Barnwood Construction on the successful completion of façade packages to two similar facilities previously – Thamesview […]

Britplas have lift off at The University of Cambridge

Working closely with Kier Major Projects and Techrete, the first precast and glazed concrete panel was secured into place on Project Capella today, a new 18,000m2 biomedical research building which is under construction for the university. The Schüco FW60+ curtain walling sections are manufactured and installed offsite to allow for minimal disruption on site and […]

New machinery brings environmental and operational improvements

In line with our ISO environmental accreditation and our ongoing commitment to the reduction of waste from our manufacturing processes, Britplas has installed 2 brand new, 306 series balers at our Warrington factory. The balers will be used for both cardboard and polythene and will allow for improved monitoring of recycling levels, however each baler […]

Investment in tech helps Britplas slicken sales process

Last year Britplas invested in a 3d printer, purchased to reduce costs and time lines associated with developing new parts or new design ideas. Prototypes can now be turned around in hours rather than weeks at a greatly reduced cost, helping address sometimes troublesome design issues and so ensuring the right solution is offered. Through […]

Britplas turns 10!

Britplas has marked its 10th anniversary with an action packed company day at the ChillFactore in Manchester. The company was incorporated on 15th September 2006 and has experienced rapid growth since then, now employing over 80 people and turning over £15m+. Much of the business’ early success was based on sales of the patented, award-winning […]

Double win as Britplas stays strong for mental health

Continuing its role as market leader in the UK mental health fenestration market, Britplas has recently secured two large contracts with Birmingham and Solihull (BSMHT) and South London and Maudsley (SLAM) Mental Health Trusts. Their values combined total over £1 million, and involve a total of 350 aluminium award winning Safevent windows which are to […]