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Frittenden, East Sussex house with contrasting zinc

Frittenden, East Sussex house with contrasting zinc

This self-build house in Frittenden in East Sussex gains an extra visual charm from the combination of Natural zinc on the roof and soffits and VM Anthra zinc on the walls. completed August...

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Contrasting zinc finishes on house in Mayfield, E Sussex

Contrasting zinc finishes on house in Mayfield, E Sussex

This project showcases use of VM zinc in two ways: firstly the walls are clad in the not-so-often used but very attractive Azengar zinc and secondly the design uses contrasting finishes – Pigmento Plus zinc on the roof and fascias to stand out against the Azengar on the walls. Completed March 2019 MayGB_3 MayGB_2 MayGB_1...

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Prefalz cladding in Sussex garden

Prefalz cladding in Sussex garden

One of our more unusual jobs that took us into the area of landscape gardening. We used Prefalz coated aluminium, in Stone Grey finish, to clad the retaining walls and other area in this Blackboys, East Sussex house. Prefalz P10 carries a 40-year warranty to the metal and to the coated finish and is available in a range of colours.  

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Hythe Paddocks VM Anthra zinc cladding

Hythe Paddocks VM Anthra zinc cladding

Lots of twists and turns on this top floor zinc cladding, with gable windows and soffits on all four sides. Completed July...

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VM Zinc Pigmento Brown on Goudhurst house

VM Zinc Pigmento Brown on Goudhurst house

  Use of VM’s Pigmento Brown to provides attractive detail to this new-build house in Goudhurst,...

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Seaside Flats in Whitstable

Seaside Flats in Whitstable

Built on the seafront at Whitstable in Kent, the project features Natural zinc which the photos show already to be weathering. The zinc will soon develop the protective patina that ensures its longevity. The panels were set at 430mm centres, narrower than usual, to allow for the wind in this exposed seaside location. We’ve recently completed this job and we’ll post some more pictures when the metal has acquired its protective...

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Tunbridge Wells Houses

Tunbridge Wells Houses

Two mirror-image houses in Tunbridge Wells – cladding to roofs with soffits and concealed gutters and some complicated work to beams at the...

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Coppice House, Polegate: zinc extension

Coppice House, Polegate: zinc extension

A single storey extension creating a garden room has zinc cladding to the roof and incorporates an integral “secret” gutter with soffit and fascia in zinc. “Thanks to you and the team for all the work. We get a lot of very positive comments from passers by.” Peter Gross,...

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VM Sinewave at Elsdale St

VM Sinewave at Elsdale St

VM Sinewave panels are corrugated zinc, used for cladding. Have a look at our recent work in Hackney….

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Koala: Pigmento and Quartz zinc on Eastbourne seafront

Koala: Pigmento and Quartz zinc on Eastbourne seafront

The oddly-named Koala on Eastbourne seafront is a development of an apartment block and a terrace of houses. The houses have their roofs clad in VM Pigmento Green zinc while the flats have roofing and cladding in VM Quartz. Any material in a coastal location is susceptible to build-up of air-borne salt if it can not be washed off by rain. Although this will not damage zinc it can be unsightly. VM Zinc have dealt with this problem by developing their Strat zinc – this has a smoother finish than the standard product and prevents the salt...

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