The residential development on Fulbourne Road in Walthamstow was a residential-led mixed-use development comprising of 125 dwellings and 5 commercial units split across 5 blocks on the 1ha site of the former Ensign Camera factory. The residential accommodation consists of 16 townhouses and 109 flats including 11 units offering wheelchair access.
The architects appointed on the project created the defining characteristics using the brick bonding pattern and aluminium cladding system, however in the project underwent remediation work to bring the external facade up to current building regulations, the original panel was replaced with VitraDual to offer an A1 rated, non-combustible solution.
About Valcan VitraDual
VitraDual is a pre-coated aluminium cladding panel that uses PVDF paint technology and achieves A1 fire rating to BS EN 13501-1 meeting the requirements for non-combustible facade panels for any building height. The panel comes in an extensive colour range as standard and custom colour options are also available.
VitraDual gives peace of mind to the contractor, occupants and clients alike achieving the A1 fire rating on any colour as well as being tested many times in full system BS8414 tests meeting the requirements of BR135. The panel has also been CWCT tested to wind loadings of 2.4kPa and is BBA accredited.
For more information, visit the VitraDual project page here.