The Façade Awards are held in association with the following sponsors:

2023 Category Sponsor

Gordian Building Solutions

Gordian is an independent national distributor of industrial roofing and cladding, standing seam roofing, flat roofing, decorative rainscreen cladding, building boards and all associated fixing systems, accessories and sealants.

Its innovative approach involves providing builders and contractors, small or large, with the best, unbiased independent guidance on sourcing quality products for completing their project to the client’s satisfaction.

At our modern, ISO certified production facilities, we can cut, shape, route and drill all forms of decorative cladding and building boards. We support from initial tender through to final cutting schedules with impartial advice, drawing take-offs, technical and commercial guidance. We act as your ‘backroom’ support allowing you to concentrate on looking after your customers.

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2022 Main Sponsor


Cembrit have been manufacturing fibre cement building materials used for the construction industry and building envelopes since 1927. Manufacturing a wide range of inspirational façade rainscreen cladding in authentic, timeless and colourful styles for a wide range of applications and building types. In addition to this Cembrit manufacturer fibre cement slate roofing, corrugated roofing/cladding, building boards/Windstopper and plank weatherboard. Cembrit products are available in a wide range of colours and finishes and offer exceptional durability and are very low maintenance.

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Headline Sponsor


Sika Limited, part of the global Sika Group, specialise in the manufacture and supply of chemical based products for construction. Sika is committed to providing quality, service, safety and environmental care alongside market-leading solutions for concrete, waterproofing, roofing, flooring, refurbishment, sealing, bonding and industrial manufacturing.

Sika’s façade division supplies a wide range of tried and tested, innovative façade products for every demand, coupled with the latest technology knowhow to meet increasing design challenges.  Sika can provide UK based technical expertise including site visits, design assistance, structural calculations, standard details, registered contractor schemes, training, adhesion compatibility testing and colour samples.

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Main Sponsors

FGF Limited

Founded in 1954, FGF Limited is the UK’s largest Independent Manufacturer of Bespoke Offsite Construction Solutions, supplying products and services to the Construction, Manufacturing and Engineering industries. 

FGF specialises in exterior and interior cladding panels, façade systems, building boards, insulation, fire protection and high temperature products. We provide value-added services to our customers through our nationwide network, ranging from CAD design, project management, fabrication, bespoke product manufacturing and FORS accredited fleet delivery.

We are proud to partner with industry leaders and innovators to bring our customers the best in quality and high performance products.

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With over 30 years’ experience, Metalline have successfully developed into one of the leading fabricators of specialist Architectural Metalwork in the UK. Our state of the art manufacturing equipment allows a highly skilled workforce to deliver precision – engineered metalwork on time and to exact specification. This expertise coupled with an ability to react to even the most challenging of design criteria, has led to Metalline’s architectural fabrications being specified by architects and contractors on a wide range of prestigious projects throughout the United Kingdom.

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VIVALDA is the UK’s no.1 distributor of high specification decorative rainscreen cladding panels, building and fire protection boards, fixing systems and accessories. With branches located across the country and in both Scotland and ROI.

Proudly independent, VIVALDA supplies impartial and objective advice on any size project. This includes drawing take-offs, technical analysis, optimisation and advice on products, fixings, accessories and fixing systems. Other services include, in-house fabrication, project management and logistics.

VIVALDA stands for integrity, passion, and commitment. Our industry knowledge is second to none and we offer our customers complete confidence in the products and services we provide. 

Contact us today to find out how we can reduce your costs, lead-times and risk exposure.

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Gallery Sponsor


Cedral fibre cement cladding is the ideal choice for those requiring a low-maintenance facade solution, transforming new-builds and renovations into stunning properties. 

Available in two applications, Cedral Lap and Cedral Click offer the same benefits while allowing for an individual aesthetic. For a traditional appearance Cedral Lap is installed in a clapboard effect, offering a New England design.

Cedral Click offers a modern, contemporary tongue and groove flush finish whilst maintaining the timber aesthetic. 

Cedral Click and Cedral Lap are available in 21 solid colours, with Cedral Lap available in an additional two woodstain finishes. With a minimum life expectancy of 50 years and a Class A fire performance rating, Cedral is an attractive alternative to traditional cladding materials.

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EQUITONE has a long heritage of creating high-quality façade materials. EQUITONE doesn’t  compromise on safety or aesthetics. Each material and colour are developed in collaboration with architects, for architects.

The through-coloured, high-density boards come in a variety of textures: [linea], [tectiva], [natura] and [pictura], from 3D to smooth, the materials encourage haptic discovery and facades that can change with natural light. EQUITONE creates authentic materials, with natural colours and visible fibres, no two sheets are exactly the same.

EQUITONE is Euroclass A2-s1, d0  fire rated, a material you can be confident in for buildings and projects of all sizes and uses.

The strength of the boards provides unlimited design possibilities including, cutting, routing, milling, engraving, and perforating, making truly unique designs a reality.

For more information on EQUITONE or free samples visit www.equitone.com

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Category Sponsor


Associated Lead Mills (ALM) is one of UK’s leading manufacturers of rolled lead sheet and flashings, all our rolled lead is manufactured to EN12588 under our Envirolead brand. 

ALM HM is the leading distributor of hard metals and ancillary products for roofing and facades industry, we stock multi metals including Zinc, Copper, Stainless Steel, Steel, Aluminium including rainwater systems and all associated accessories to assist with the install of your roofing or cladding projects. We have recently launched our Warmdex insulation brand which includes 18mm Fire Rated WBP Ply and 22mm OSB 4 finishes on top of Kooltherm Technology.

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Ash & Lacy

Based in the UK, Ash and Lacy manufactures an exciting range of systems for the construction, automotive, acoustic and audio markets, exporting to numerous countries around the world. We are a leading manufacturer of engineered facade and roofing systems to the architectural sector, specialising in non-combustible systemised solutions; complemented by a comprehensive range of fasteners, load bearing components and accessories. All Ash & Lacy products and systems are backed by rigorous industry testing and quality accreditations, and supported by inhouse expertise in 3D design and engineering analysis.

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BBS Facades

BBS Facades is one of the UK’s main distributors of high quality, external cladding products, building board and all the associated fixings, framing systems and component accessories. With offices in the South West and South East of the country, BBS Facades supply the whole of Southern England and Wales. BBS Facades can offer take-offs and estimates from CAD drawings or provide a square metre rate as well as help with the technical aspects such as site fitting, cutting, handling, shaping and storing.

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BTS Facades & Fabrication

BTS Facades and Fabrications is a well-established premier supplier of metal rainscreen systems and fabricated metal construction products.

Our team has been carefully selected to bring together the best in production experience, commercial acumen and technical support, giving our customers the best possible service.

Our 3 rainscreen panel and rail systems are CWCT tested and we have also now completed two full BS8414-2:2020 system tests on our Vantage Secret Fix – Full System to the latest standard. This allows us to offer a complete build up solution from internal drylining to the external rainscreen façade. Classification reports from our BS 8414-2:2020 fire tests carried out along with our specifications are all readily available.

See the link to a video of the test https://youtu.be/8-OlipJJ-WE#

Over the last 2 years we have invested heavily in automation with the Trumpf Tru-bend 7030 (the first of its kind in the UK), which is an automated panel bender for rainscreen panels. Since then we have added a Salvagnini S4 tower punch and another Trumpf press with automated tool changes. We also have ISO 9001, 14001 & 45001.

See the link to our website for more details.

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HS RoofClad

HS RoofClad offer total building envelope solutions for all roofing, cladding, waterproofing and specialist requirements. Our teams are highly qualified and experienced with a vast amount of knowledge to suit all projects, large or small.

With offices across the UK and partnerships with some of the leading material suppliers, we work to deliver results with innovation, whilst providing cost savings and turnkey solutions for our valued clients. We work across multiple industries and provide a range of products, services, and consultation advice.

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MSP Scotland

MSP Facade Solutions enjoys an unrivalled reputation for the bespoke manufacture of high performance, ventilated rainscreen cladding systems - with a track record of over 50 years. MSP operate throughout the UK offering a range of cladding specialising in bespoke aluminium cladding systems. MSP provides a complete external finishes package with customers benefiting from a one source supply solution and a high-quality design & installation support service to ensure that your requirements are met.

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Proteus Facades

Proteus Facades, based in the UK, is a leading designer and manufacturer of Rainscreen Cladding Systems for building envelopes delivering projects both nationally and around the world. The company specialises in lightweight, strong optically flat honeycomb bonded rainscreens that are available in a wide range of materials and finishes such as copper, bronze, brass, stainless steel, zinc, aluminium, porcelain ceramic and back painted glass.

 As well as our award winning Honeycomb panel systems Proteus Facades manufacture Insulated Spandrel Panels, ACM and Aluminium Rainscreens, Perforated Screening systems and the most complex and challenging of Architectural Fabrications.

 Providing architects with unique, eye catching facades that are practical to install for contractors, whilst giving clients the peace of mind there Building’s Façade Cladding is tested and engineered to the highest fire and building performance standards.

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Pura Facades

Pura Facades offers façade options suitable for future-orientated architecture and believe that creating an authentic appearance stands the test of time. The natural cladding ranges provide the ideal façade canvas on which to create textured and shaped façade panels. Pura Facades primarily work with architects, designers, design and build contractors and façade engineers to provide a range of flat and formed panels or monolithic pre-cast pieces. The Pura team provide a sample and literature service as well as providing quotes, drawing take-offs, optimisations and fixing solutions for internal and external cladding.

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SIDERISE has provided innovative acoustic, fire and thermal insulation solutions for building facades for over 45 years.

Our passive fire protection systems are industry leading and third party certified. The SIDERISE curtain walling firestop was the first to market internationally and our reactive solution for ventilated facades was the first within Europe.

SIDERISE has the technical expertise to provide tested fire safety solutions for facades and exterior wall solutions, from concept, specification, through to application with comprehensive installation guidance for building-life performance. Our products are tested to European standards which include; EN1364-4, EN1364-3, EN1366-4 among many other global standards.

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The Metal Cladding and Roofing Manufacturers Association

The Metal Cladding and Roofing Manufacturers Association was formed in 1990 to support the systems manufacturers in the emerging metal cladding and roofing industry. Since then MCRMA has evolved to encompass the needs of component manufacturer suppliers, independent roofing and cladding inspectors plus industry support services companies, all providing independent building envelope solutions for metal-based roofing and cladding systems, products and services.

MCRMA members have been widely specified and involved in the industry’s most prestigious buildings creating imaginative and innovative building designs that offer cost-effective and sustainable solutions for major developers, clients and end users.

As the voice of the industry, MCRMA works closely with a variety of industry bodies and standards committees to develop building envelope solutions and to disseminate best practice across a variety of industry sectors.

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Aquarian Cladding systems

Why Aquarian?

You need a partner you can trust to find the best brick cladding system for your project. With Aquarian Cladding Systems, your brick facade requirements are in safe hands.

We’re UK distributors of the Gebrik, MechSlip & NaturAL-X brick cladding systems and work closely with each supply partner to help you design, procure and install with confidence.

Our brick cladding systems are suitable for old or new buildings, they’re tried & tested, and supplied with BBA certification to meet Building Regulations.

By choosing Aquarian you can be sure of a collaborative, long-term partnership - often leading to beautiful, award-winning buildings!