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Building Products October 2017

COVER STORY CATNIC’S SSR2 IS AT HOME IN THE COUNTRYSIDE 8 BUILDING PRODUCTS | OCTOBER 2017 When Planet Architecture required a quick to install roofing system for The Moorings – a house and office in Bradley, North Yorkshire, undergoing a complete demolition and rebuild – the team opted for Catnic’s SSR2 Roofing and Cladding system. not only influenced by its environment – but would also stand out from it. “We therefore designed The Moorings to reflect both the portal-framed farm sheds and the more permanent stone buildings that characterise this part of Yorkshire. “The SSR2 system provided exactly the aesthetic we wanted. The variety of colours made it a more than viable option. We selected Anthracite Grey as we thought its deep colour complemented the warmth of the timber clad walls.” Manufactured from Tata Steel’s Colorcoat HPS200 Ultra pre-finished steel, Catnic’s precoated metal standing seam SSR2 Roofing and Cladding system is a cost-effective alternative to traditional copper and zinc systems and is seven Selection of the lightweight SSR2 Roofing and Cladding system from Catnic was made to ensure the new Moorings structure was weathertight as quickly as possible and crucially, it also met the aesthetic juxtaposition the architect sought to achieve against the surrounding countryside. Situated on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal, The Moorings is home to a small, family run barge hire business, Snaygill Boats. Snaygill’s previous bungalow needed a major redevelopment and was demolished and rebuilt by building and interior specialist Little England. Project architect, Mik Widdup from Planet Architecture, said of the design: “We wanted to create a building with a real visual appeal that was


Building Products October 2017
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