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A major refurbishment project at Legoland near Windsor has certainly tested ARP’s boast to produce aluminium guttering, downpipes and fittings in any colour to the limits! Shocking pink guttering, bright red hoppers and bright blue downpipes to match Lego’s official colours all feature on buildings across the Berkshire that have been refurbished during lockdown.
The project was to provide an aluminium rainwater system, including fascias and soffits to a newly built office building in Llanishen. The building is likely to be offices for multiple businesses, ideally situated close to the M4 and Cardiff.
Oaklands, built by Cohesion Construction, is a completely round house with an interior core which features an outdoor dining area and fire pit. The house’s unique design presented ARP with a challenge to produce guttering for both the internal and external curved roofline.
Countryside Properties are a leading UK housebuilding and regeneration company, operating in the South East of England. Beaulieu Chase is just one section of a major new district in Chelmsford. The site consists of 3,600 new homes, 118 acres of parks, and opens spaces, and 24 acres of employment, leisure and retail as well as a new mainline railway station. This major project is expected to complete in 2027.
A brand new contemporary home built in the beautiful Yorkshire countryside by Honeybourne Homes using ARP aluminium rainwater and roofline systems to help protect the property and provide a low maintenance option.
After receiving samples from ARP - Sentinel Guttering and Colonnade Downpipes where chosen for this project in Leamington Spa.
Kearsey Court, Hollingbourne
A new build of 10 prestigious bespoke residential properties in Oxon, were fitted with Sentinel beaded half round gutter and Colonnade cast eared rainwater pipe.
A prestigious housing developer required an authentic Cast Iron Rainwater system for a development in Hollingbourne, Kent and chose the Britannia Cast Iron range from ARP.
Direct Roofing Services, who are a long-standing customer of ARP, approached Shingler Homes to quote them for the Mustang® Seamless Aluminium Guttering System as it is a high-quality, cost effective gutter system, that is quick, easy and safe to install, and requires no maintenance.
The Diglis Water development spans 8 hectares and comprises new homes, including affordable housing, private homes and refurbished homes. It sits on the banks of the River Severn at its junction with Birmingham and Worcester Canal and is designed to make the most of the waterside environment.
The Vicarage and its grounds on Richard Avenue in Brightlingsea was in need of rejuvenation. Some of the land to the side of the vicarage (formerly the site of the old church hall) was cleared and planning permission granted for three new detached homes and garages.
Langton Homes is a well-established family owned company who have been specialising in the development of properties throughout the Midlands for the past 30 years. One of their recent projects was four high-end luxury detached six bedroom houses featuring extensive outbuildings, each set within large private grounds.
Bath’s iconic architecture with its unique Bath stone is famous throughout the UK and the world as an area of outstanding natural beauty. Crest Nicholson’s latest development in Bath, located on the River Avon would need to be carefully designed and constructed to complement the surrounding area.
Graylingwell Chapel, originally built as a chapel to the nearby asylum near Chichester, is being refurbished sympathetically to form a central community focal point of the largest carbon neutral residential development in the UK. ARP aluminium guttering has been chosen to provide the chapel with effective, eco-friendly roof drainage system while remaining sympathetic to the heritage of its design and sensitive to the historic fabric of the building.
An exclusive gated development of nine stylish new build apartments right on the beach at Margate feature a striking modern but weatherproof design featuring made-to-measure aluminium roofline products, panels, copings, soffits, fascias and porches designed and made by aluminium specialists ARP.
Traditional architecture meets modern building techniques at Parkhill House in Scotland. The splendid 1887 Victorian house, set in the Perthshire countryside, is being restored to its former glory by its new owners. They chose seamless aluminium gutters from specialists ARP to replace the original rotting and missing cast iron gutters. And the results are a spectacular success.
St Mary’s Church, Kettering
A Victorian church in Kettering needed a new roof and an upgraded rainwater system. See why aluminium was chosen for this project.
St Michaels All Angels Church
St Michaels and All Angels Church, in Exeter is a Grade I listed building - during its recent refurbishment and overhaul of the rainwater system, aesthetics had to be considered in relation to its traditional style and to ensure it met the relevant heritage standards.
Danbury Palace Coach Houses
The Coach House’s traditional style of pitched roof with dormers, a red brick façade and grade II listed building, meant that the rainwater system had to meet the restrictive planning requirements, as well as fit the aesthetics of the property to heritage considerations.
United Reform Church
The church building was originally used as a church in 1810 and is a Grade II listed building. It was in a state of disrepair and a major refurbishment was required to its external envelope, including a new roof, rainwater system, brickwork and plastering.
Clarborough School required a new roofline and rainwater system on their new extension with bullnose fascia details, rainwater goods including a single-ply membrane and aluminium standing seam roof. The main challenge of this project was to match the architectural features of the new extension to the existing bullnose.
Trueline Bespoke Aluminium Fascia, Soffit, copings and cappings, along with Colonnade hoppers and downpipes add the finishing touch to a newly built Special School in Leicestershire.
Crick Sports Centre
AMJ Construction built a brand new Community Sports Centre in Crick, using Sentinel Beaded Half Round Guttering and Colonnade Swaged Rainwater Pipes.
Forest Recreation Ground
The brand new two-storey pavilion building houses secure changing rooms and dedicated spaces for sports clubs and community activities. This £1.8m improvement project is a partnership between Nottingham City Council and Nottingham Forest in the Community which has completely redeveloped the sporting amenities on the popular Forest Recreation Ground.
Mount Gould Hospital
Mount Gould Hospital is part of the NHS Livewell Southwest and provides many healthcare services as well as being their headquarters. The multi-building site houses numerous buildings, both modern and classic and the administration building, on Mount Gould Road was recently in dire need of a new roof and replacement rainwater system.
Robert Owen Academy
The Robert Owen Academy in Hereford, was one of the first recipients to receive re-deployed buildings from the London Olympics in 2012. The government and the Olympic Committee were keen to ensure that the buildings could be re-used or recycled making the London Olympics as green as possible.
Major remodelling to an existing property in Sevenoaks, required a suitable rainwater system for a curved fascia on a newly built orangery. Working with the client and contractor ARP were able to provide a suitable solution.
Legacy Cast Aluminium Deep Flow Guttering fitted to refurbished Property to help cope with the unforgiving Scottish weather. The authentic style enables the property to retain its aesthetics and the rainwater system to fulfil its purpose of water dispersion.
A modern contemporary refurbishment to include a kitchen diner extension saw Trueline Fascia and Soffit made to measure and polyester powder coated to blend with the rest of the properties features.
Devils Pit Farm
Devil’s Pit farm is a detached farmhouse and is situated in the Blackdown Hills, an area of natural beauty, near Taunton. The client had been experiencing problems with the existing upvc gutter - it had begun to fail and the joints had separated, which led to damp creeping into the building causing damage to the paintwork.
The prestigious early 1900’s five bedroom detached listed building was scheduled for a full refurbishment and extension to be carried out by local developer, Kent Building Developments. Due to the location, local planning conditions required careful consideration to be given to every aspect of the project to ensure the historic aesthetics of the building were not compromised.
Inside Out Lifestyle is a building company who specialise in making the best out of your home and customising your living space. A recent project was a property in need of a major refurbishment both inside and out. The brief was to create a contemporary style throughout the property. When it came to the external roofline and rainwater products Ian from Inside Out enlisted the help of ARP.
Following on from the main house refurbishment last year, the client was keen to convert the old barn into a garage and workshop. Plans for the rainwater system were submitted, and following a site visit to discuss the details of the project and establish the positioning of the downpipes, ARP submitted a quotation.
The project was to expansively extend and refurbish an existing property. The scheme was challenging and ARP was called upon to offer their skills and experience to overcome any design constraints whilst meeting both the design brief and the client expectations.
A refurbishment project in Brampton Ash posed a challenge as the project required two different styles, one for the traditional existing main building and another for the new modern converted barn.
Co-op Convenience Store, Thringstone
The Co-op Convenience Store, in Thringstone, has given new life to a public house, which had been boarded up and was considered a bit of an eyesore in the area. The property was fully refurbished and converted into a brand-new convenience store.
Dave has always had a dream to buy some land a build his own home. His dream became a reality when he purchased some land and built an expansive 6 bedroomed property, complete with basement, garage and sun rooms.
Tim Throup was in the process of building himself a brand new two bedroomed property, when he called upon the expertise of ARP. After a comprehensive site survey and calculations performed, a full run down of gutter, downpipe and components was drawn up.
Mr & Mrs Healey had plans to build their own home, they had set their sights on a contemporary style five bedroomed detached house. Once they had appointed a builder it was full steam ahead. They were keen to use a local company for their rainwater products.
Wakefield District Council
Wakefield District Council are a modern thinking local authority with a clear set of defined ideals to suit their tenants’ priorities. Their aim is to accomplish a strict standard of performance above the government’s ‘decent homes’ scheme. The Government standard was set in 2000 and states ‘all social housing should meet a set standard of decency’.