Inventive cladding for the Porter Building

The Porter Building presented a range of demanding challenges for the Aquarian team but now complete, this flagship project has transformed a key development area in central Slough.

Thanks to Gebrik’s impressive versatility, both the project architect’s exacting requirements and the build programme’s tight timeframe were met, with over 4,000m2 of Gebrik installed by specialist cladding company CCS Facades in 7 months. Dave How, Quantity Surveyor at CCS Facades, confirms: “The main drivers for using Gebrik were the large choice of bricks, components and bond patterns to choose from, quicker install times than traditional brickwork, and mostly non-weather dependent installation. Gebrik was the natural choice for this project.”

The facade’s stepped design included many features, including 3 different bond patterns…

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