Clearview National April 2019 - Issue 209 - Page 42

PROUD SPONSOR OF DOORS & WINDOWS DOORS&WINDOWS “THE COMMERCIAL MARKET IS STRONG, AND WE ARE STRONG IN COMMERCIAL” » » DECEUNINCK HAS made a strong start to 2019, with January sales up 12% year- on-year. This follows a record- breaking 2018 which finished 21% up on the previous year. Deceuninck attributes this strong momentum to giving customers the right products to sell in the premium sector. Sales of colour and the award- winning Heritage Flush Sash have skyrocketed. Managing Director Rob McGlennon says: “The commercial market is strong, and we are strong in commercial. The Deloitte Real Estate Crane Survey, for example, monitors construction activity in Belfast, Birmingham, Leeds and Manchester, as well as Dublin. In 2018 each city saw a sustained or increased level of development across a range of sectors including offices, residential, hotels, retail, education and student housing. Simon Bedford, partner and regional head at Deloitte Real Estate, said: “To have construction figures this healthy is somewhat of a surprise given a myriad of market uncertainties. Developer confidence is a key indicator for economic health and to have this many significant construction-starts over the last 12 months, especially in speculative office schemes, is testament to the resilience of the regions and appetite for growth.” “At the cusp of considerable change” » » SENTRY DOORS Holdings Limited (Sentry Doors) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a strategic partnership with Cairngorm Capital Partners LLP (Cairngorm Capital), to accelerate its growth and consolidate its position as the industry leader in the timber fire and security door-set market. Cairngorm Capital is a specialist private investment firm that provides capital, strategic advice and operational best practice to ambitious UK companies to help them transform the growth potential of their companies. As an expert provider of fire and security door-sets to the social housing sector, Sentry Doors works to ensure that its products exceed the highest levels of compliance and as such, is at the forefront of the industry’s support for regulatory change. This partnership will enable Sentry Doors to respond to the surge in demand for its products, driven by the increased focus on regulatory compliance and the significant retrofitting programmes. Gordon Yates, Founder and Managing Director said, “I’m delighted that Sentry Doors and Cairngorm Capital will be working together, as our sector is on the cusp of considerable change.” Aluminium aesthetics with better performance » » PROFILE 22’S FLUSH Tilt and Turn windows were chosen for new residential and retail blocks and a community facility hub in Kirkholt, Rochdale. The Strand in Rochdale is a partnership between Rochdale Borough Council and Rochdale Boroughwide Housing. The project involved the demolition of three existing residential and commercial buildings, followed by the construction of new retail blocks and a community facility hub plus sixteen new apartments for affordable rent, which were delivered in partnership with the Homes and Communities Agency. The main contractor on the project was Bardsley and the company invited Profile 22 Approved Window Contractor Framexpress to tender for the 120 windows required on the project. The project’s architects, Triangle Architects, had specified the Flush Tilt and Turn Windows in Anthracite Grey for 42 » A PR 2019 » CL EARVI E W- UK . C O M the project because of its ability to deliver aluminium aesthetics but with a better performance. The Epwin Window Systems’ specification team worked closely with Framexpress throughout, providing vital technical information and making site visits during the construction phase. This ensured a close-knit team dedicated to a high-quality end-result.