Stormking Produces Local Designs for Barratt Homes in Scotland.

STORMKING produces local designs for Barratt Homes in Scotland.

A stunning new development by Barratt Homes North Scotland includes a traditional architectural feature to blend in with the local Scottish environment. The three sided prefabricated GRP Piended Dormer roofs by STORMKING have been used to blend in completely with the existing housing.

The town of Ellon is not far from the mouth of the Ythan River on the beautiful Scottish north east coast and features a host of well established buildings dating back hundreds of years,  many of which display this type of local detail.

STORMKING was selected to design and manufacture these special dormers and with a reputation to provide prefabricated products to BBA Standards and deliver on time and within budget the task has been completed to everyone’s satisfaction.

The use of prefabricated GRP components is now well accepted and acknowledged by architects, local authorities, specifies, and  leading UK developers of residential buildings as a cost effective alternative to using traditional building materials like: stone, slate, concrete and timber.  Lower overall material and construction costs due to faster installation being possible, as GRP finished products such as dormer roofs only require fixing in place on site. Less skilled labour is required and less site waste is generated while maintaining the highest level of detail and low maintenance, all of which has contributed to the continued growth in the use of GRP products in house building throughout the country.

Using STORMKING’S Auto CAD Inventor 3-D modelling the design, structural and insulation issues were easily provided to ensure complete compliance with the NHBC and local Authorities requirements.

Established in 1985 STORMKING is the largest manufacturer of prefabricated building components in the UK and is the only one to have gained BBA Certification, ISO9001 Quality Standards and ISO14001 Environmental Standards for its products.

Sales Director Barry Whitehall commented: “We have a long established policy of investment, continuous improvement and innovation with both products and manufacturing methods to provide our customers with the best value for our ranges of quality products.”

With a workforce of over 200 STORMKING is producing over 1000 prefabricated products a week from its factories based in the heart of the country and close to all the major motorway links.

The ranges of products produced for developers includes, entrance canopies, bay roofs, dormers, chimneys, porticoes, columns, towers, domes, cornice moulding and copings, each with a selection of styles, colours and textures to enhance any building project in rural or urban areas throughout the country.