Advanced Cladding Celebrity Spotting!

Eric with Footballing Legend Peter Reid

Eric with Footballing Legend Peter Reid

We couldn’t resist sharing exclusive snaps of our staff meeting some very important people…

Eric’s hero may come in the form of a sporting legend, but Gemma’s is somewhat more soap related!

Gemma and Antony Cotton aka Shaun from Corrie!

Gemma and Antony Cotton aka Shaun from Corrie!

Both Peter and Antony were happy to pose for pictures and were very friendly!

It’s the end of an Era at Advanced Cladding…

Here at Advanced Cladding we pride ourselves on our high levels of customer and staff satisfaction.  Which is why (on the rare occasion) when we lose a member of staff it is like losing a member of the family…

We are both sad and proud to announce that after 9 years of dedicated service our Accounts Manager Ruth Moss is moving on, having bought a shop with her husband in Anglesey, Wales.  Although we lose a valued member of staff we are pleased to see her move on to such an exciting prospect.

leaving present ruth party

Ruth’s leaving party

And with that we welome a new member to the team – Kim Storey who will taking Ruth’s place.  She is your new ‘accounts payable’ point of contact and Kim can be contacted on

kim accounts accounts payable invoices


I am also very pleased to announce we will be hosting our first Regional Open Day in Basildon, Essex for customers who may have difficulty finding time to travel to Manchester.  There will be opportunity to learn more about our Liquid Rubber system, as well as other product offerings.  The day will take place on Tuesday 10th September and we hope it will offer a fun and relaxed atmosphere for customers to engage with our team.  Invites are due to be sent out very soon, but to register your interest now you can contact us on 0161 231 0001 or by email to

… And on that note we’ll leave you with a lovely summer snap of our team of staff – for those of you keen to put faces to names!

Left to Right: Barry, Tony, Robbie, Tony, Gemma, Ruth, Eric, Lee, Kim, John, Nick, Paul and Dominic.

Left to Right: Barry, Tony, Robbie, Tony, Gemma, Ruth, Eric, Lee, Kim, John, Nick, Paul and Dominic.

Your Opinion Matters to us…

Good Day Everyone

At Advanced Cladding we believe what sets us aside from others is our excellent customer service and product knowledge.  However we don’t like to take anything for granted and always strive to improve in any way we can.  Because of this we are now offering you the opportunity to tell us what we are doing well and what you would like to see us improve on.

You may be aware that we are currently collecting Feedback Forms so you can have your say.  We will also be holding a Prize Draw – which all respondents will be automatically entered into – as our way of saying thank you for sparing your valuable time.

If you have been issued the feedback form by your local rep please return the completed form by email to or post to Raynes House, 3 Stokes Street, Manchester, M11 4QU before 8th July 2013.  If you have not yet received a form then please find the word document attached feedback form 2 (if this does not work then you can get in touch either on the above email address or on 0161 231 0001 and we will send you one immediately).

We look forward to receiving your repsonses and fulfilling your requests.

Good luck with the prize draw!

Everyone at Advanced Cladding

…and the Winner is!

I Know the Score End of Season

After months of blood, sweat, tears and rivalry, the Advanced Cladding I know the score Mini League is now over for another few months.

And with that I am pleased to announce we have an overall winner for the 2012-2013 league – the individual finishing the season with the highest overall points score.

Crowned Champion of the league this time round we have a very proud Dean Foulkes (known as ‘Peniblade’ to his competition).  Dean managed to accurately predict the scores each week and his consistancy paid off as he is now £200 richer!  Incidentally, he also topped the scoreboard for May, winning an extra £50 voucher; putting the icing on the cake for what was a very successful year!

Dean is congratulated and presented his prizes by Tony Raynes

Liquid Rubber Open Day

On another note, don’t forget we are holding another Liquid Rubber Open Day on Wednesday 19th June.  Following on from the success of the first, and catering for those who weren’t able to make the previous date, this is a great opportunity to see the product in action and ask any technical questions or address any concerns you may have.

There are three available time slots: 10.30am, 12.30pm and 2.30pm, all of which are filling up fast, so book now to avoid disappointment.  We will also be providing refreshments to all those who attend so please provide details of any dietary requirements so we can cater for you.

Contact us on 0161 231 0001 or email: to book your place!

Baz in his Fencing Gear!

Baz in his Fencing Gear!

And we leave you with news that one staff member has been living a mysterious double life – Technical Manager by day, Ninja by night time!  Our very own Barry Massey (pictured above) looks stunning in his fencing attire, and he has recently gained his British Fencing Level 1 Coaching Sabre qualification – many congratulations to Baz (opponents beware – he’s fierce!)

Don’t forget to check out our dedicated Refurbishment website, where you will find out latest blog post

We look forward to hearing from you soon…


A Busy Couple of Months…

Good Day Everyone!

You may have noticed the Advanced Cladding Blog has been a little quieter these last couple of months.  As you can imagine it has been a busy time, especially with the run up to the Roofex show in Birmingham.

We are delighted to inform you that Roofex ran smoothly and proved to be a success.  It was a great opportunity to see some new (and old) faces so thank you to everyone who popped onto our stand.

You may be aware that we also held a champagne raffle open to anyone who left a business card on the stand.  Congratulations to our winners: Day 1 Ali Price from KT Price Construction Ltd, and Day 2 Sophie from Crescent Roofing both of whom will be having their bottle of bubbly personally delivered by their Area Rep this week…

And in other news following the success of our first ever Liquid Rubber Open Day (thank you to all those who attended!) we are holding a second event for those who couldn’t make it.  This will take place on Wednesday 19th June, with several different time slots which will be announced at a later date.  However, if you do wish to attend then please register your interest now as places are limited and will get booked up!  To register please contact us either by calling 0161 231 0001 or emailing Gemma:

More information on our next open day will follow so please keep your eyes open for further details.

We are also pleased to announce the launch of our Advanced Cladding & Single Ply Systems Youtube channel.  Although it is still in early stages of development we are already showcasing videos from our previous liquid rubber open day and an introductory liquid rubber video which will provide you with useful information about the system.

Our Youtube channel can be viewed via the following link:

Keep an eye out, we will be updating the youtube page regularly!

Until Next Time…




Deanland Road – East Sussex

A project we supplied in East Sussex has recently been completed by BL Trading.

Eric managed to provide the client with 4145sqm of KS1000RW in Goosewing Grey.  He also supplied Rooflights to match the profile.

We also provided 800m2 of JI100 Microrib Panel on behalf of the wall contractor CRB Contracting in a Prisma finish.

The result?  A very happy customer and a very happy client.

All the latest from Advanced Cladding…

With January over we are all breathing a sigh of relief as the days get lighter and the weather (hopefully) warmer.  We thought we would treat you to an overdue update from Advanced Cladding HQ.

We are looking forward to attending the first Manchester Construction Pool Event of 2013 which will take place on Wednesday 20th February from 6pm-8pm.  It is a great opportunity to meet others working in the construction industry within an informal environment.  Space is limited but if you are interested in attending follow the link  The event will be held at Atlas Bar, 376 Deansgate, Manchester, M3 4LY.  It would be good to see some familiar faces and have a drink together.

We have also scheduled our first Liquid Rubber Open Day which will be a great opportunity to see a live demonstration of how the product is applied and there will be the chance to participate.  The event will be held Wednesday 17th April and space is limited so book early to avoid disappointment!  Official Invitations with the full details will be sent out this month so keep your eyes peeled…

Look out for our next blog post which will contain pictures of an impressive 1500m2 project we have recently supplied for at Maple Road in Eastbourne.

In the meantime should you have any queries or enquiries please do not hesitate to contact the office on 0161 231 0001 or

All the Best

Everyone at Advanced Cladding

New Years News

Hello and a very Happy New Year to everyone, we hope you all enjoyed the festive period and have settled back in well by now.  We reopened on Thursday 3rd January, and got back into the swing of things rather quickly – it is like we had never been away!

And with the turn of 2013 comes plenty of exciting new opportunities.  Firstly I am delighted to announce that our very own Sales Administrator Lee Hall is beginning his career as Northern Sales Representative for Advanced Cladding, initially being out of the office for one day a week.  For anyone wishing to arrange a face to face meeting or should you require any technical assistance then Lee can be contacted on 07725 601347.  A big congratulations comes from all the Advanced Cladding team to Lee and best of luck in the new role.

In addition to this Advanced Cladding are proud to announce our attendence at this years Roofex Exhibition at the NEC Birmingham.  The show takes place from 1st-2nd May 2013 and is free to attend.  We look forward to seeing many familiar (and some new) faces there.  We hope the exhibition will be an opportunity to gain further national coverage for Enviroplan-TPO, our Single Ply Membrane.


Incidentally we are still looking for approved installers for Enviroplan across the UK.  If you are interested in this opportunity then please contact Eric in our Head Office on 0161 231 0001 for further information.  He is able to provide you with prices, technical information and answer any questions you may have about our single ply system.  He can also direct you to the representative in your area, should you require a face-to-face meeting.  Please see our dedicated website for information

Don’t forget to ‘like’ us on Facebook: and ‘follow’ us on Twitter: for recent news, updates and competitions.  This month we are giving away a £25 voucher of your choice to one lucky winner.  Full details are on the pages.

As always should you have any queries or require any assistance then please do not hesitate to get in touch with the office.

Best Wishes,

All of the Advanced Cladding Team

Christmas Shutdown Dates – very important please read

Hello All

With December rapidly disappearing I am pleased to announce our Christmas shutdown dates.

The office will be closing on Friday 21st December at 4pm (last collections at midday please), we will then be reopening on Thursday 3rd January at 8am, business as usual.

With that in mind please ensure you place your orders carefully to avoid any difficulties that may arise.

Finally, from everyone at Advanced Cladding & Insulation Group a very:

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. We look forward to hearing from you in the New Year.

Kind Regards

The Team

I Know The Score

I know the score November Winner

The start of December for most of us signifies the beginning of Advent and indeed the festive period.  Not ones to miss out we are all excitedly working through our advent calendars after Santa (or Dominic to the cynics) surprised us on Friday.

But the beginning of December also has other implications at Advanced Cladding.  It is the time we award our ‘I know the score’ monthly winner with their prize – a £50 voucher and exclusive Advanced Cladding Certificate (an honour to be in possession of – as previous winners will tell you).

I know the score certificate

So this month the certificate is on its way over to Andy Whitehouse, who has scooped the prize for the second month running – an Advanced Cladding Record.  Congratulations to Andy!  However, don’t let this put you off taking part as each month the slate is wiped clean and everyone has an equal opportunity to bag the prize – even new participants.

To join our minileague go to select register and then ‘Join our mini league’ with this code: FD3E6-DYK. Don’t forget to provide details of your name and company to avoid missing out on potential winnings!

And if that isn’t enough motivation for you, there is also a £200 voucher up for grabs at the end of the year so get guessing!

Keep your eyes peeled for our next post which will update you all on Tony Raynes’ journey as a Movember participant!  (pictures included)

… Bye for now!