The Oastler Building, opened by The Duke of York in April
Saint-Gobain solar control glass has been used in the Oastler Building, opened by The Duke of York in April as part of University of Huddersfield.
The GBP 27.5 million Oastler Building, opened by The Duke of York in April as part of University of Huddersfield, incorporates SGG Cool-Lite SKN 165 II solar control glass in its curved frontage and a 3.5m cantilever, helping it to gain a BREEAM Outstanding rating.
Saint-Gobain Building Glass worked with commercial sealed unit manufacturer Dual Seal Glass, who said: “The partnership created between our two businesses is invaluable and it helps to ensure that we can meet the ever increasing demands in the commercial building sector.”
Adrian Adams, façades market manager at Saint-Gobain Building Glass, added: “The team at Saint-Gobain Building Glass is proud to have been part of a project that was made possible by the involvement of many fantastic local businesses. It has been incredibly inspiring to see this project take shape and we look forward to seeing it become an established part of the Huddersfield skyline.”
The building is a tribute to Richard Oastler, the 19th century reformer who campaigned to curb child labour and improve conditions for all workers in the new factories of the Industrial Revolution.