One of their campuses is PGL Liddington, located near Swindon, Wiltshire. The main building, originally owned by Zurich, was taken over by PGL just five years ago and they soon began building upon the campus and transforming it into the type of leisure facility for which PGL is renowned. In 2014, work began on the brand new guest accommodation block that would be known as Ridgeway – a timber frame building that can accommodate 392 guests across 116 rooms.
It took just 28 weeks to install the building from the ground up, including a rapid Metrotile roof installation that utilised the Bond profile in charcoal. Metrotile was also able to supply custom fittings so that a retrofit photovoltaic system could be installed. The end result is a building with such great sustainability credentials that it has been nominated for a Local Authority Control (LABC) South West award. Peter Thompson, who is PGL’s Regional Property Manager, was very satisfied with his dealings with Metrotile:
“We initially chose Metrotile as they offered the best value proposition, however we were very pleased to discover the customer assistance matched the quality of their products. We would definitely recommend Metrotile roofing and hope to work with them again in the future.”
Mr Thompson and PGL’s approval of Metrotile is reflected in the further use of the product on two blocks of staff accommodation, once again timber frame and utilising thermal energy system to provide hot water to the 108 staff members that they house. The buildings, just like the Ridgeway block, look stunning surrounded by the greenery of the Liddington campus. Metrotile is proud to supply PGL and wishes them the best of luck for the LABC awards. For further information about PGL Liddington, visit www.pgl.co.uk. For more information about Metrotile, visit www.metrotile.co.uk.
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Accomodation at PGL Liddington
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