The IQ Student Accommodation at Wilmslow Park in Manchester offers a range almost 200 en-suite rooms with social space and good transport link to local amenities and universities.
The original build was constructed using a mix of terracotta, composite panel and high pressure laminate panels for the rainscreen facade however, in 2020, a reclad went underway using in excess of 6,000m2 of VitraDual to provide an A1 non-combustible rainscreen replacement.
IQ Wilmslow Park was shortlisted in the “Best Use of a Rainscreen System Using Aluminium” catergory at the 2021 RCI Facade Awards.
About Valcan VitraDual
VitraDual is a prefinished rainscreen panel designed to provide a non-combustible aluminium panel solution that can be fitted as both cassette panels and flat sheets with no oil-canning appearance offering a cost effective and aesthetically pleasing façade solution.
VitraDual comes with BBA accreditation, CWCT testing to wind loads of 3600pa and an A1 fire rating in addition to a limitless colour range, check out the standard colours here on the colour chart and for more product information, visit the VitraDual page here.