For the UK's largest Hampton by Hilton Hotel, Leach Rhodes Walker Architects selected Shackerley's pale grey, variegated ceramic granite to create a timeless, classic design, that would also withstand the challenging environmental conditions of this busy international airport location
Shackerley's contrasting polished black Basilicata and creamy, grained Lopar ceramic granite have created strikingly different façades at the Hilton Garden Inn, Doncaster Racecourse
4200m2 of Shackerley's arctic white ceramic granite create a stunning façade for Phase 2 of Vision Tameside - the new combined site for Tameside Council's Joint Service Centre and Tameside College's Advanced Skills Centre.
Over 8000m2 of Shackerley's SureClad® façade, featuring 34000 individually prefabricated ceramic granite panels, has provided the prestigious new Royal Liverpool University Hospital with a stunning external envelope; the honed 'travertine finish' echoing the Portland Stone that is so prevalent in the City's historic, UNESCO-recognised environment
The dramatic exteriors of this striking development of luxurious riverside apartments have been clad with façade panels emulating the appearance of limestone and natural oak
Ceramic Granite provides depth of colour and texture, contrasting with the glazed areas and anodised aluminium fins for the University of Birmingham's new £44m library in the landscaped surroundings of the Green Heart parkland.
10 West required a premium quality façade material that would reflect the colour and patina of Bath's stunning historic architecture, while also delivering a contemporary impact in keeping with the modernist university campus
Shackerley’s durable, high-quality ceramic granite was chosen for Rushden Lakes, one of the UK’s largest out-of-town shopping centres, in a unique setting by Nene Wetlands Nature Reserve
Grey riven finished ceramic granite facades and polished black feature panels complement the curved copper frontage of the new £35million treatment centre
Ceramic granite provided architects with an attractive, premium quality cladding solution for several high-end apartment complexes developed as part of this major 20 year regeneration project in North London
Shackerley's ability to supply slate-like ceramic granite façades with exceptional bespoke detailing from site measurements was critical to the success of this retail and leisure development
Gleaming white, highly polished ceramic granite has delivered the simple aesthetic and crisp clean lines sought for this £12million healthcare facility
Overlooking the iconic Wembley Stadium, this new luxury hotel is clad entirely with highly polished black ceramic granite ventilated which extends to the reception, adding a dramatic touch to interior elevations
Shackerley's structured, slate-like Rio Black façades feature at ground level on the new Emily Wilding Davison Library and Student Services building, a contemporary complement to the surrounding historic buildings
Over 4000m2 of SureClad® ceramic granite in shades of mid-grey and cream were used on this ground-breaking Proton Beam Therapy Centre - the first in the UK. The façades provide continuity of design with other areas of The Christie previously clad with Shackerley materials; and also assist with creating a familiar ambiance for patients using various departments through their treatment.
The mix of highly polished and natural black SureClad basilicata provides a variety of visual effects depending on the light conditions, and provides an unmatchable highly reflective finish at The Broadway.
Refurbishment of this six-storey office block, using a combination of two SureClad® ceramic granite finishes, has created a development of 109 luxury apartments ideally placed for Bristol city centre
The dramatic feature entrance in Shackerley's Arctic White ceramic granite welcomes the next generation of scientists at Loughborough University's Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics facility
Shackerley’s elegant white ceramic granite ‘beam and column’ façades were designed by architects CJCT to ‘frame’ contrasting materials on The Lighterman tower, part of the new Lower Riverside neighbourhood at Greenwich Peninsula
Located in a conservation area, Shackerley's travertine ceramic granite facades at 43 Temple Row met planning requirements for matching the appearance of the original façade, while providing a high performance solution to challenging weathering and building fabric demands at this scheme.
Shackerley's ceramic granite cladding has unified and enhanced the aesthetics of these High Street shop fronts as part of The Lexicon regeneration project in Bracknell city centre
The dense, structured slate-like finish of the cladding on this £75million refurbishment project adjacent to Paddington Station was chosen to juxtapose with the transparency of the glazing, helping to transform this 18 storey office block with stunning views across London
This striking new healthcare facility has been clad with a 1m2 travertine effect panel, installed using a specially engineered Sureclad 'floor to floor' spanning solution
Gleaming white ceramic granite panels clad the balconies of these luxurious David Wilson apartments at Newbury Racecourse and complement the style of the original stands nearby
For one of the most advanced facilities of its kind in the UK, highly reflective black ceramic granite façades provide a dramatic contrast to the glass and white walls within
Polished ceramic granite cladding inside and out helps to give this pioneering new healthcare facility the appearance and ambience of a top class hotel
Shackerley had the high level of technical expertise necessary to take on the curved, overhanging façades on this distinctive and visually exciting building.
The ceramic granite cladding specified for this £16million building reflects the natural appearance, colouration and solidity of neighbouring 1930s Portland stone buildings
Ceramic granite facades have been installed at this major new city centre shopping centre to clad store frontages and street facing elevations, including an imposing four-storey exterior wall with a high degree of curvature
Shackerley’s ceramic granite ventilated cladding has provided a stunning outer envelope for University Square Stratford, a £33m academic and educational facility developed for Birkbeck, University of London and the University of East London (UEL)
Shackerley has supplied over 5000m2 of ceramic granite facade panels for 3 striking new-build facilities developed for Avon and Somerset Police
The ultra modern, shard-like design of this striking new four star hotel is perfectly complemented by the starkly contrasting colours and textures of the travertine and polished ceramic granite, specified as a more aesthetically pleasing, cost effective
Installed as part of a £50m refurb project, Shackerley’s ceramic granite façades feature a carefully selected mixture of randomly sized panels in natural tones, providing a stunning contemporary counterpoint to the original Victorian architecture
Honed cream and contrasting highly polished black ceramic granite panels were selected for an exceptional finish on the Premier Inn at the new landmark Feethams Leisure, integral to Darlington's regeneration scheme.
The luxurious aesthetics achievable with white polished ceramic granite are exemplified by this installation at the new £10 million University Centre
The new state-of-the-art premises for CREC Museum Academy School feature over 2500m2 ceramic granite cladding; creating the perfect environment to facilitate pupils' education through exploration, inquiry-based learning and the arts.
A polished black ceramic granite panel has given this mid-priced hotel in the centre of Manchester an upmarket feel
Sureclad® ceramic granite cladding supplied in an in an unusual eyecatching ‘metallised’ finish has helped to make North Durham Academy stand out as an impressive new civic landmark in the former colliery town of Stanley
For this large multi-use development, the appearance of oak has been achieved using a maintenance-free cladding material which will not weather over time, but will retain its distinctive colouration and natural graining for decades
Multi-format polished and unpolished black façade panels from one of Shackerley’s most popular ranges have been installed ‘broken bonded’ to form a key design element of the main frontage of Consett Academy
Stem Architects specified graffiti-resistant ceramic granite for this striking design of footbridge, catering for pedestrians crossing the busy high-risk railway line at Lincoln High Street. Intricate special cutting and prefabrication all took place at Shackerley's Lancashire manufacturing facility
Shackerley have helped Rio Architects to achieve a high-impact aesthetic as visitors approach the building on foot, contrasting with the glazed and concrete edifice above.
The dark imposing facades of this city centre office block were specified to complement the predominant local stone and meet planning authority requirements
SureClad® Riven ceramic granite creates feature walls on both interior and exterior elevations at the new, state-of-the-art forensic laboratory facility in Edneyville, North Carolina
One of Shackerley's earliest ceramic granite cladding projects, this stunning installation was the first of many specifications by The Manser Practice
Cladding all the store frontages with ceramic granite has given this out of town shopping complex an upmarket feel
Formerly a characterless shoe factory, this luxurious apartment complex boasts a dramatic ceramic granite facade with an innovative metallic finish
With its striking black elevations, this prestigious hotel became a beacon of architectural interest, generating many similar specifications
Ceramic granite with a 'metallic' finish has been used to ensure this modern leisure centre complements its urban surroundings
The ceramic granite ventilated facades of this local authority managed building feature non-standard recessed horizontal joints, formed in a powder-coated aluminium flashing, delivering an unusual aesthetic effect reminiscent of ship lap or plank effect
By specifying ceramic granite to clad the exteriors of the new extension to the Manchester University Students Union building, Architects Wilson Mason have created façades that perfectly complement the original Portland Stone frontage
Ceramic granite provided the premium cladding finish required by the architects and their client for the luxurious styling of this unique Spanish-themed 4* hotel in Chesterfield
In its first major ventilated cladding project Shackerley supplied ceramic granite facades for this large complex of six offices, clustered around a central atrium
The combination of grey and black ceramic granite cladding give an up-market frontage to this buzzing restaurant in one of Leeds' most popular areas, Greek Street
Shackerley's ceramic granite was used to clad the unusual ‘pods’ of this modern studio apartment building which give the elevations their checkerboard appearance
This imposing twelve-storey office building features dramatic ventilated facades in polished black ceramic granite
This streamlined building was Shackerley's first Sureclad installation on the Lancaster University campus, soon to be followed by a second large scale specification
The three-storey podium of a disused 1960s office block has been reclad using one of Shackerley's most popular ceramic granite ranges as part of a £27.5m project to convert the building into a 210-bedroom hotel for Premier Inn
Western Red Cedar and ceramic granite facades clad the external elevations of this library extension, located in an area of outstanding architectural heritage
The ceramic granite facades specified for this student accommodation were accepted by the local planners as a contemporary alternative to Bath Stone
Shackerley’s ceramic granite provided the prestige finish required for the new headquarters building for Ferrokov Steel and Metal, Hungary
Buff coloured ceramic granite in a natural unpolished finish has delivered contemporary aesthetic styling at this sustainably designed office complex
When this clinic extension was built, ceramic granite in a honed finish was specified to complement the natural travertine of the existing hospital
Polished ceramic granite clads the dramatic spine wall and interiors of this £4.3million landmark building, constructed to foster the growth of the digital economy
Creamy beige, light grey, copper brown and charcoal coloured ceramic granite panels help to create a warm and welcoming atmosphere at this new shopping centre
The ceramic granite panel was specified as a practical and lightweight cladding alternative to natural travertine at these luxurious London apartments
Overcladding with ceramic granite resembling Portland Stone has helped to transform this famous Manchester shopping centre following the 1996 IRA bomb attack
The 218–bedroom hotel is one of two buildings towering over the prestigious Salford Quays redevelopment project featuring Shackerley's ceramic granite ventilated cladding
Three different ceramic granite facade panels protect and enhance the appearance of the standout £7.6 million ISS Building on the modern hilltop campus
Ceramic granite was specified for this £60million London hotel development project incorporating the Grade II listed former HQ of the Singer sewing machine company
Four different ceramic granite panels have been used internally and externally as part of a major modernisation project at this large shopping mall
This private residence with a exclusive London postcode has benefitted from the innovative use of ceramic granite overcladding, specified to resemble Portland Stone
Ceramic granite feature cladding in polished black and unpolished light stone effect has greatly enhanced the overall aesthetic of this brick built medical facility
Ceramic granite ventilated facades enhance and protect this 18-storey office tower at The Studios at MediaCityUK, the new northern home of the BBC
This new award winning £23million police authority divisional HQ features a distinctive ceramic granite panel manufactured specially for the project
After considering a wide range of overcladding methods and materials, architects specified Sureclad ceramic granite ventilated facades with a travertine finish to give this hospital building a facelift as part of a £multi-million refurbishment project
Ceramic granite cladding the face and undersides of feature soffits and the entrance canopy delivers clean architectural lines at this new clinic
A light stone colourway with a natural finish gives the new Consett Leisure Centre a prestigious civic quality, and contrasts with the polished, black ceramic granite entrance within
The ceramic granite façades on the new 1600 -seat cinema at Hawthorn Mall (formerly Westfield Hawthorn) in Illinois, formed part of a $50 million redevelopment by Westfield helping ensure the Mall became a destination for entertainment, as well as for shopping and dining
In the 1990s, with the development of the Queen’s Award winning SureClad® ventilated façade system, Shackerley successfully pioneered the use of mechanically fixed large format ceramic granite panels in external cladding systems in the UK.
Continuous investment in our Lancashire production facilities has enabled us to develop the complete range of specialist prefabrication services required to transform fully vitrified ceramic granite slabs into ‘installation-ready’ ventilated façade panels.
As a result, we have been able to help the country’s foremost architectural practices to fully exploit the benefits of ceramic granite cladding, and to employ this extraordinarily versatile, durable and aesthetically pleasing, fire resistant material in exterior envelope applications.
Today, we continue to lead the ceramic granite ventilated cladding market in the UK and our façades have been specified to protect and enhance the appearance of landmark buildings in every sector.
As shown in our Gallery and Project Reviews, Shackerley has a significant impact on the architectural landscape - our ceramic granite façades have been specified for prestigious hospital buildings, university and college facilities, hotels, commercial office developments, large retail complexes and pioneering modular residential housing schemes.
We export to several overseas territories including the USA where our products are marketed as SureClad Porcelain Stone® façades. We are establishing a growing presence in non-UK markets having completed a number of architectural porcelain cladding projects in the leisure, retail, education and transportation sectors.
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