12th May 2016 – Scarborough UTC & Coventry USC Making Great Progress!

12th May 2016 – Scarborough UTC & Coventry USC Making Great Progress!

Dortech is delighted to have been appointed by Main Contractors, Willmott Dixon to deliver two large-scale glazing projects in Scarborough.

Scarborough UTC and Coventry USC have a combined value of over £600k and incorporate over 2,000m2 of architectural glazing that Dortech is now well under way with installing.

curtain wall specialistOur works include the design, manufacture and installation of curtain wall, aluminium windows and doors, roof lights and entrance glazing.

The picture above is the most recent aerial photo of this flagship project designed by architects Faulker Browns  (Newcastle upon Tyne) and shows the sheer scale of Willmott Dixon’s construction works. The project is due to complete by September 2016.



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The close proximity of these two world class sites to one another, is designed to provide students and school leavers with opportunities to grow and develop into more specialised vocations.

Scarborough University Technical College (UTC), a University Advanced Engineering, Design & Control, will deliver school leavers educated in valued STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) academic qualifications, relevant professional and technical skills together with outstanding employee characteristics and leadership potential.

Coventry USC is Coventry University’s Scarborough campus, purpose built to house a range of facilities designed to meet the needs of our students, including; Social space, a library, IT Suites, Café, Mock Law court, Engineering and Science labs, prayer rooms, student support area/team, careers and Employability teams.

Once these two new fantastic building have been completed that will be complemented with the addition of a state of the art new leisure facility, which will be build on the same site.

Dortechs Divisional MD, Paul Trueman was delighted with appointments and stated:

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We have an excellent relationship with Willmott Dixon and their staff and after 23 years experience in the construction sector, we find them one of the most professional and safe main contractors we have worked for. Willmott Dixon treat us fairly and in return we put every effort into delivering their projects to the best of our ability, ensuring we never run away from problems, but work with them to achieve mutual, repeated, successful project delivery. To date we have delivered over £9.5 million of glazing on Willmott Dixon Sites, over 43 successful projects. Long may this continue!”

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