Duke of Cambridge Reopens London Bridge Train Station May 22nd

The Duke of Cambridge has reopened London Bridge train station following a billion-pound redevelopment project, a major element of which was completed by the UK's leading specialist building envelope contractor, Prater, on behalf of Costain for Network Rail. Prater employed Bailey to supply various cladding, fascia and soffit systems and to collaborate on the complex design of these elements. The... Read more

Bailey-cladded library shortlisted for RIBA award April 27th

The University of Birmingham library, featuring striking Bailey Rainscreen Cladding, has recently been shortlisted in the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) West Midlands awards. As a prestigious industry body and charity, RIBA has been recognising and celebrating architectural excellence around the globe for over 50 years. Innovative thinking and outstanding execution is key for all RIBA award-nominated projects, with... Read more

The Bailey Green Roofing Guide April 11th

Green roofs are soaring in popularity across the UK, crowning a growing number of commercial and residential projects, not to mention schools and public buildings. As land continues to be urbanised, green roofs allow built-up areas to reintroduce green spaces while reducing the negative impact of overdevelopment, thanks to the environmental, economic and social benefits associated with them. It’s no... Read more

Prater-bailey project shortlisted for NFRC awards 2018 March 28th

Fenwick Bracknell, a project worked on collaboratively by Prater and Bailey, has been shortlisted for the Sheeting & Cladding / Rainscreen category of this year’s NFRC (National Federation of Roofing Contractors) UK Roofing Awards, and is competing for the title along with three other finalists. The project was part of a wider redevelopment in Bracknell Town Centre of the Lexicon,... Read more

How do we solve the manufacturing industry brain drain? March 28th

The manufacturing sector makes a significant contribution to economic growth in the UK, it’s an important part of our country’s heritage and has developed enormously with the introduction of new technology and processes in the past decade. In fact, Britain’s manufacturers are relishing the highest demand for their products in 30 years, as the recuperating global economy and weak pound... Read more