SFS Intec

Red hot collaboration for SFS and Procladd (Scotland)

  • 26 Jun 2018

Fastener specialist SFS has collaborated with Scottish roofing and cladding contractor Procladd (Scotland) Ltd on the hotly anticipated Radisson Red hotel, which has recently opened its doors.

An aesthetically impressive building on the north bank of the River Clyde in Glasgow’s events hub, the £30m, ten-storey boutique hotel will be Europe’s first new build for the Radisson Red brand and the first hotel owned by Forrest Hotels, part of the Forrest Group.

With 176 bedrooms and a roof top sky bar with awesome views over Glasgow, the hotel’s opening was greatly anticipated by the city’s tourism leaders, as its growth as a business and leisure destination continues.

Appointed by main contractor Balfour Beatty Construction, Procladd (Scotland) Ltd started work on the 3,500 square metre aluminium rainscreen system in May last year.

This consisted of a Booth Muirie Alucobond Spectra ACM panel system, finished in a distinct Red Brass colour with Iridescent “Colour Shift” properties. The colour stands out as the main feature of the hotel, matching the Radisson Red brand and continuously altering shades with the reflection and refraction of light.

SFS, who spearhead the market with powder coated fastening solutions for the building envelope, provided fasteners to match the iridescent red of the Alucobond Spectra ACM panel.

Chosen for its superior visuals, SFS’s self drilling SX3 fastener, with its unique patented irius® head, has a low profile, smooth, unblemished appearance that can be perfectly colour matched to any finish.

Grade A4 316 stainless steel fasteners were specified for the application because of their enhanced performance and anti-corrosive properties, helping to extend the life of the building and, therefore, qualify for SFS’s extended warranty.

Keith Burrell, CEO, and Stuart Tulloch, MD, of Procladd (Scotland) Ltd both said it had been great to be involved in this prestigious project.

“The main feature of the building is the aluminium rainscreen system which is coloured in a unique and vivid red. SFS worked very closely with us to ensure that a perfect colour match was achieved, and we couldn’t be happier with the results,” they said.

Contact

SFS Group Fastening Technology Ltd
153 Kirkstall Road
Leeds
LS4 2AT

Phone number : +44 (0)330 0555 888
Email : [email protected]

Visit the SFS website

Twitter
LinkedIn

Leave a Reply

Latest news

Abloy
Strand

Strand is a Failsafe Choice for Emergency Exit and Panic Hardware

In times of emergency, you’re in safe hands with Strand Hardware. Although there are many considerations for building specification, few decisions can be as critical as selecting the right emergency exit/panic hardware.

Posted in Access Control & Door Entry Systems, Architectural Ironmongery, Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Services, Doors, Facility Management & Building Services, Health & Safety, Restoration & Refurbishment, Retrofit & Renovation, Security and Fire Protection

MRA

MRA appoints Callum Budd as Research Projects Director

MRA Research, the research agency focused solely on the construction sector, welcomes Callum Budd as its new Research Projects Director.

Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Information Technology, news, Recruitment, Research & Materials Testing

Mitsubishi Electric

Mitsubishi Electric set to host CIBSE Journal webinar

Mitsubishi Electric will host a CIBSE Journal webinar on Wednesday 24th April 2024 at 1pm to discuss the legislation and initiatives driving changes in the way we will need to heat, cool and ventilate large commercial buildings to reach net zero emissions in the UK.

Posted in Air Conditioning, Articles, Building Industry Events, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Regulations & Accreditations, Building Services, Facility Management & Building Services, Heating Systems, Controls and Management, Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning - HVAC, Information Technology, Pipes & Fittings, Plumbing, Seminars, Sustainability & Energy Efficiency, Training