News and Insights

Read about the latest company news from Maple, as well as articles and updates on our projects and solar screening products. For more detailed project information go to our 'projects' section.

Maple are Centre for Window and Cladding Technology members

Posted by Amy Bradbury on 04/12/23 09:00

As members of Centre for Window and Cladding Technology, we will be able to ensure that our rainscreen cladding products remain at the forefront of the industry.

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Maple to install rainscreen cladding onto Bedminster Green development

Posted by Amy Bradbury on 30/11/23 14:12

Maple are playing an active role in what has been named ‘the biggest regeneration project in the last decade in South Bristol’.

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A countdown of Maple's top 10 projects over the last forty years

Posted by Amy Bradbury on 27/11/23 10:30

We have whittled down thousands of projects from our four decades in business to ten of the most significant.

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Maple receives the FIRAS certificate by Warrington Certification

Posted by Amy Bradbury on 22/11/23 14:17

FIRAS is a third-party certification that provides assurance when appointing installers for fire safety systems.

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Maple’s louvred screens feature on Wirral Growth office development

Posted by Amy Bradbury on 20/11/23 09:18

Maple has supplied and installed louvre screens onto two large office developments on The Wirral in one of our largest screening projects to date.

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Maple launch new rainscreen cladding systems

Posted by Amy Bradbury on 16/11/23 14:03

Here is an overview of how Maple's new rainscreen cladding systems will bring value to your cladding projects.

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Maple’s Aurora fin installation at Kao Data campus scores top marks

Posted by Amy Bradbury on 13/11/23 08:21

JCA Engineering admired Maple’s resilience and collaborative approach to complex projects.

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Maple installs panel façade for North Manchester General Hospital

Posted by Amy Bradbury on 12/10/23 10:00

Maple have teamed up again with main contractors Morgan Sindall on an important car park project.

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Brentford multi-storey receives Maple makeover with 3D diamond façade

Posted by Amy Bradbury on 02/10/23 09:30

The installation of over 2,000 triangular panels onto a car park in West London completes ahead of schedule.

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Stafford College façade installation reaches its fin-ale

Posted by Amy Bradbury on 29/09/23 10:00

The application of large vertical fins and plant screen louvres has recently finished at a prestigious college in Stafford.

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Maple to install 26m high façade on UK’s first mobility hub in Ancoats

Posted by Amy Bradbury on 28/09/23 10:00

Ancoats Mobility Hub will feature electric vehicle chargers, car share clubs and cycle hire.

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Farringdon Row multi-storey secures the win for ‘Best New Car Park’

Posted by Amy Bradbury on 25/09/23 16:11

Maple are honoured to announce that one of our projects has won the prestigious ‘Best New Car Park’ at the British Parking awards.

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Maple install perforated panels and louvres onto Horsham fire station

Posted by Amy Bradbury on 25/08/23 13:45

Maple’s arrangement of perforated panels provides a new look for Horsham’s fire station and training centre.

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Maple win contract to install façade onto Guildford multi-storey car park

Posted by Amy Bradbury on 23/08/23 08:16

Maple have won the contract to install an architectural façade comprising vertical and horizontal blades onto Guildford Station car park.

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Maple’s products contribute to two wins at North West Construction Awards

Posted by Amy Bradbury on 18/08/23 08:04

Maple have contributed to two projects that have won awards at the 17th annual North-West Regional Construction Awards

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Maple have important role on Passivhaus-certified Highland campus

Posted by Amy Bradbury on 04/08/23 13:16

Maple are set to start work on our most northerly project after winning the contract for a brise soleil system at the new Tain Campus.

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Pre-construction supports sets Darlington station project on right track

Posted by Amy Bradbury on 21/07/23 10:00

Maple are working with Willmott Dixon on the development of a new railway station and multi-storey in Darlington.

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Expanded mesh proves enduring versatility on Crescent Centre building

Posted by Amy Bradbury on 19/07/23 09:15

Maple are installing an expanded mesh plant screen on the roof of the redeveloped Crescent Centre in Bristol.

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Maple to supply and install Levolux louvres for new Midlands factory

Posted by Amy Bradbury on 14/07/23 10:15

Maple have won a contract to supply and install products from the Levolux range – one of the first since acquiring the intellectual property rights of the solar shading specialist.

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Maple to replace terracotta baguettes with powder-coated aluminium fins on Swindon car park

Posted by Amy Bradbury on 12/07/23 08:11

Maple are stepping in to save a Swindon car park after the existing fins developed a fault.

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Maple installing high-performance weather louvres at Brighton hospital

Posted by Amy Bradbury on 11/07/23 14:09

Maple are installing 170 sq m of high-performance weather louvres at the Royal Sussex County Hospital

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Maple win brise soleil contract for Redditch emergency hub

Posted by Jake Dunn on 28/06/23 09:14

Maple have won the contract to supply and install vertical fins for a new blue light hub in Redditch.

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Architectural façade design is ‘shaping up’ for Cheltenham car park

Posted by Jake Dunn on 26/06/23 06:45

Maple have won a prestigious contract to supply and install an architectural façade with trapezoidal fins for a new multi-storey car park and transport interchange in Cheltenham.

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Rainscreen cladding at UWE – your questions answered

Posted by Jake Dunn on 21/06/23 09:15

Maple are installing rainscreen cladding on three new accommodation blocks at the University of the West of England’s Frenchay Campus in Bristol.

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Maple project at MMU’s School of Digital Arts wins RIBA award

Posted by Jake Dunn on 15/06/23 09:22

Maple’s innovative LED-lit perforated panel façade has helped Manchester Metropolitan University’s School of Digital Arts (SODA) win a RIBA North West Award for 2023.

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Maple retrofit architectural facade on Brentford multi-storey car park

Posted by Amy Bradbury on 01/06/23 13:17

Maple are replacing a temporary mural on the sides of a multi-storey car park in Brentford with a permanent architectural façade.

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Maple to install architectural façade for Kingston upon Thames car park

Posted by Jake Dunn on 30/03/23 15:39

We’ve won the contract to supply and install an architectural façade on a new multi-storey car park in Kingston upon Thames.

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Ebbw Vale R&D facility to feature Maple façade and brise soleil

Posted by Jake Dunn on 14/03/23 11:38

Maple are bringing the natural landscape to life on an architectural façade project in Wales.

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Vertical fin project in Woking is one of Maple’s largest ever

Posted by Jake Dunn on 03/01/23 10:58

Operations Manager Peter Mattimore says he’s proud of the lengths Maple reached to make our Victoria Square car park project a success.

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Maple exhibiting at Data Centre World on 8 and 9 March 2023

Posted by Jake Dunn on 20/12/22 09:24

Maple are exhibiting at Data Centre World at ExCel London on 8 and 9 March 2023.

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Maple install brise soleil at Willen Lake Premier Inn in Milton Keynes

Posted by Jake Dunn on 19/12/22 16:50

Willen Lake in Milton Keynes is a great place for Premier Inn’s latest hotel and restaurant development. So, Maple have made sure guests enjoy the setting but don’t get blinded by the light.

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Maple complete rooftop screening system on SOYO development in Leeds

Posted by Jake Dunn on 23/11/22 14:31

Maple have completed installation of a screening system that will offer privacy for residents’ rooftop terraces on the new SOYO development in Leeds.

 

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Maple provide rooftop plant screening for new Zurich UK offices

Posted by Jake Dunn on 22/11/22 09:21

We provided a rooftop plant screen for the leading insurance firm’s new offices in Swindon.

 

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Maple acquire intellectual property (IP) assets of Levolux

Posted by Jake Dunn on 21/11/22 10:20

Specialist façade company Maple Sunscreening Ltd has acquired the intellectual property assets of solar shading specialists Levolux.

 

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Maple win contract to install 3D architectural façade in Stockport

Posted by Jake Dunn on 17/11/22 16:16

Laser-cut panels forming a concertina 3D façade will be the stand-out feature of a new multi-storey car park in Stockport.

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Maple installing rooftop screening for Worcestershire Royal Hospital

Posted by Jake Dunn on 14/11/22 11:12

Maple are installing a large rooftop plant screen for the new A&E extension at Worcestershire Royal Hospital.

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Maple’s plant screening help Hale End Court development win top award

Posted by Jake Dunn on 03/11/22 09:48

Maple have been back on site at Hale End Court in Old Woking – just in time to see the independent living development win a Project of the Year award.

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Maple install brise soleil and louvres on Saracens’ new stand

Posted by Jake Dunn on 24/10/22 10:35

Maple have tackled an exciting new project for Saracens rugby club in north London.

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Maple installing vertical fins to Beal Homes HQ in Hull

Posted by Jake Dunn on 24/10/22 00:00

Maple are installing nearly 50 giant vertical fins on a new HQ for Beal Homes in Hull.

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Maple strengthen commitment to the Modular Construction sector

Posted by Jake Dunn on 18/10/22 09:33

Maple have become members of the Modular and Portable Building Association.

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Maple’s rainscreen cladding project at Oxygen Towers wins top award

Posted by Jake Dunn on 14/10/22 07:45

Maple’s highest-ever project has reached new heights – by being named Best High Volume Housing Development 2022 at the LABC North West regional awards.

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Maple’s brise soleil system adds design impact to new Leeds homes

Posted by Jake Dunn on 11/10/22 10:18

Maple’s vertical fins are being used to add texture and visual interest to a new residential development in Leeds.

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Maple to supply rooftop plant screens for Wirral growth development

Posted by Jake Dunn on 07/10/22 10:10

Maple are supplying and installing rooftop plant screens for two huge office developments in Birkenhead town centre.

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Work underway for prestigious Maple contract at Stafford College

Posted by Jake Dunn on 27/09/22 16:06

Maple have completed the installation of a louvred plant-screening system for the new Skills and Innovation Centre at Stafford College.

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Maple’s ‘sustainability’ customer event scores 9.1 out of 10

Posted by Jake Dunn on 26/09/22 14:35

Maple’s latest customer education event was rated 9.1 out of 10 by guests.

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MAPLE HAVE ANSWER FOR BT OFFICE PLANT SCREEN

Posted by Jake Dunn on 07/09/22 16:10

Maple are strengthening our connection to the New Bailey development in Salford.

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Maple’s perforated panels are central to Sunderland car park design

Posted by Jake Dunn on 23/08/22 15:04

Maple are helping create an eye-catching, illuminated car park in Sunderland city centre.

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Maple installing brise soleil for car supermarket in Reddish

Posted by Jake Dunn on 22/08/22 11:57

Maple’s latest solar shading project is just a short drive from our Stockport factory.

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Maple win louvred plant screen contract for European Space Agency

Posted by Jake Dunn on 08/08/22 14:33

Maple have won a new contract to supply and install a louvred rooftop plant screen for the European Space Agency’s new events venue in Didcot.

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Maple win rainscreen cladding contract for University of the West of England

Posted by Jake Dunn on 05/08/22 09:20

Maple are delighted to win a contract on one of the UK’s largest Passivhaus developments.

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Maple screening helps put heart back into Sheffield development

Posted by Jake Dunn on 04/08/22 09:41

Maple have completed the first part of a project in Sheffield to install plant screening that doesn’t look like plant screening.

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Maple on site with Willmott Dixon at Chiltern Vale Integrated Health and Care Hub

Posted by Jake Dunn on 04/08/22 08:34

Maple are working with Willmott Dixon on an exciting new project in Dunstable.

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Maple’s Aurora brise soleil system to add colour to Harlow data centre

Posted by Jake Dunn on 26/07/22 09:52

Maple have won the contract to provide vertical screening for the expansion of Kao Data’s Harlow data centre.

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Maple launch latest customer event in façade education programme

Posted by Jake Dunn on 19/07/22 07:30

Sustainable construction is one of the hottest topics in the industry at the moment.

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Will Horridge: What being an apprentice means to me

Posted by Jake Dunn on 15/07/22 07:33

World Youth Skills Day is celebrated every year on July 15. Established by the United Nations, it focuses on the importance of equipping young people with the skills for employment and fulfilling work.

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Maple installing 7m high vertical fins at Bingham Arena and Enterprise Centre

Posted by Jake Dunn on 13/07/22 13:59

Giant vertical fins in golden yellow will be the standout feature of a new sports centre development in Nottingham.

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Maple are installing rainscreen cladding for Oldham Hospital extension

Posted by Jake Dunn on 01/07/22 10:18

Maple have won a prestigious rainscreen cladding project for a new extension at The Royal Oldham Hospital.

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Maple win solar shading project for Cadent offices in Leicester

Posted by Jake Dunn on 22/06/22 15:24

Maple have won a new contract for Cadent in Leicester.

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Maple’s Broadmarsh car park project wins Constructing Excellence prize

Posted by Jake Dunn on 13/06/22 15:03

One of Maple’s most exciting projects has won a prize at the Constructing Excellence East Midlands Awards.

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Celebrating World Environment Day... every day

Posted by Keely Beech on 06/06/22 14:25

World Environment Day is an international day of awareness and action that happens on 5 June each year.

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‘Essential guide’ event is rated 9/10

Posted by Jake Dunn on 25/05/22 16:35

How do you make a façade project a success? Well, for a group of contractors, architects and clients, the answer was to attend Maple’s first customer event of the year.

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Maple’s 30th car park project has been completed in Birmingham

Posted by Jake Dunn on 23/05/22 14:20

Maple’s 30th car park project has been completed at Birmingham’s City Hospital.

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Maple win contract for vertical fin façade at Stafford College

Posted by Jake Dunn on 19/05/22 16:20

Maple have won the contract for a huge vertical fin façade at Stafford College.

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Maple installing brise soleil systems for Tarleton Academy

Posted by Jake Dunn on 21/04/22 00:00

Maple are supporting Willmott Dixon in their drive to deliver a net-zero carbon project at Tarleton Academy in Preston.

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Maple supply perforated panels for Fujifilm HQ

Posted by Jake Dunn on 18/04/22 10:32

The scope of Maple’s services is getting full exposure at Fujifilm’s new UK headquarters.

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Maple installing vertical fin façade at Salford Royal Hospital

Posted by Jake Dunn on 13/04/22 08:52

Maple are installing a striking gold-coloured vertical fin façade to the new Greater Manchester Major Trauma Hospital at Salford Royal.

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Maple help East Herts Council deliver Northgate End project in challenging conservation area

Posted by Jake Dunn on 09/02/22 11:31

Maple are helping East Herts Council deliver a car park with architectural merit in Bishop’s Stortford conservation area.

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Maple win contract for Signature care home in North London

Posted by Jake Dunn on 07/02/22 11:54

Maple have been awarded a prestigious contract to design, supply and install rainscreen cladding and brise soleil for Signature development in North London. 

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Maple install acoustic screening system at Alder Hey Children’s Hospital

Posted by Jake Dunn on 04/02/22 10:37

Maple have installed a rooftop plant screen at Alder Hey Children’s Hospital in just oneweek

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Nottingham’s Broadmarsh car park heads Maple list of 2021 projects

Posted by Jake Dunn on 14/01/22 14:34

From landmark projects to company milestones, 2021 was a memorable year for Maple. 

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Spitfire-inspired façade takes off in Stoke

Posted by Jake Dunn on 11/01/22 16:23

The design of a new multi-storey car park in Stoke-on-Trent takes its inspiration from an icon of British aviation history

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Maple install brise soleil on luxury apartments in Southend-on-Sea

Posted by Jake Dunn on 23/12/21 09:30

Maple have helped a new residential development reflect the Art Deco heritage of Southend’s famous seafront. 

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Maple install perforated screens and louvres on façade of Paddington Basin high-rise

Posted by Jake Dunn on 22/12/21 11:30

Perforated screens and louvres protect important machinery on Maple’s recent project in London’s Paddington Basin.

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Maple showcase range of products at Grange Paddocks Leisure Centre

Posted by Jake Dunn on 21/12/21 11:11

Where else but a multi-sports centre for Maple to display skills across a range of disciplines?

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Maple in pole position to deliver Red Bull louvre project

Posted by Jake Dunn on 20/12/21 11:50

Congratulations to Max Verstappen on winning the F1 world championship – from everyone here at Maple. 

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Maple demonstrate versatility of Pluto louvred screening system

Posted by Jake Dunn on 17/12/21 08:00

Maple’s rooftop screening system is designed to hide unsightly HVAC machinery and equipment from view. 

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Maple go back to school with latest brise soleil project

Posted by Jake Dunn on 16/12/21 08:00

The South Wales town of Barry is getting a light and airy new high school 

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Signal yellow façade points the way to Maple expertise

Posted by Jake Dunn on 15/12/21 11:16

Maple have been making waves with a striking architectural façade for a new Kent leisure centre. 

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Maple strike gold with rooftop screening that’s practical and looks great

Posted by Jake Dunn on 13/12/21 09:53

The versatility of Maple’s rooftop screening systems is being demonstrated on a new mixed-use development in Leeds. 

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Maple enhance reputation for providing social value across all activities

Posted by Jake Dunn on 06/12/21 09:15

Here at Maple, we’re proud of our social value credentials – everything from taking on apprentices and employing a diverse workforce to adding value to the communities where we work

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Maple’s panels and vertical fins give Nottingham’s new Broadmarsh car park a bright and contemporary look

Posted by Jake Dunn on 02/12/21 11:01

Maple have helped transform a Nottingham car park into an important city landmark. 

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Maple’s Aurora brise soleil system used on massive DIRFT distribution hub

Posted by Jake Dunn on 30/11/21 15:44

Maple have delivered a successful brise soleil project at a Midlands distribution centre. 

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Maple are supplying and installing a brise soleil system for Calthorpe Park School

Posted by Jake Dunn on 30/11/21 11:50

A new extension for a Hampshire secondary school includes outside spaces for dining, teaching and performing. 

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Exciting new project is perfect fit for Maple’s sustainable values

Posted by Jake Dunn on 10/11/21 14:29

Maple is committed to reducing energy consumption and waste where we can. So, were excited to be involved in a new contract for the North London Waste Authority that puts environmental responsibility and sustainable construction in the spotlight.

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Maple to supply and install brise soleil for Driver & Vehicle Agency in Belfast

Posted by Jake Dunn on 02/11/21 15:04

It’s full speed ahead for Maple’s latest project in Northern Ireland. 

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Maple install rooftop screening system for Old Woking Independent living

Posted by Jake Dunn on 01/11/21 16:50

Maple have installed a rooftop plant screen to a retirement housing development in Woking using our new Pluto louvre system.

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Maple showcase product range on Hull office development and car park

Posted by Jake Dunn on 22/10/21 10:02

Maple have completed work on Arco’s new £16m office development in Hull’s Fruit Market.

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Blockbuster project shines a light on Maple’s rainscreen cladding expertise

Posted by Jake Dunn on 14/10/21 15:56

Maple are installing rainscreen cladding and an LED-lit perforated panel system to Manchester Metropolitan University’s new School of Digital Arts (SODA). 

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Maple ‘head and shoulders’ above other suppliers on Glasshouse car park project

Posted by Jake Dunn on 12/10/21 00:00

Maple were ‘head and shoulders’ above other suppliers on an ecologically responsible car park project in Cheshire.

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Maple’s architectural façade on Liverpool’s Paddington Central car park draws praise from contractor

Posted by Jake Dunn on 08/10/21 11:41

Maple have been singled out for praise after the completion of a striking architectural façade on a new Liverpool car park. 

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What is Rainscreen Cladding?

Posted by Jake Dunn on 27/09/21 00:00

Maple have developed a class-leading rainscreen cladding system that’s high-performing, strong and efficient to install.

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What are Louvres?

Posted by Jake Dunn on 24/09/21 14:09

Maple have been designing, manufacturing, and installing louvres for more than 30 years.

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Maple supplying and installing architectural façade including rainscreen for new Victoria Square car park in Woking

Posted by Jake Dunn on 23/09/21 16:28

More than 30 miles of vertical fins make Maple’s façade project at Woking’s new Victoria Square car park one of our largest ever.

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What is a Façade and the types of Façade?

Posted by Jake Dunn on 21/09/21 12:00

No two projects are ever the same... but there are some features that all façades share.

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Designing functional car park façades is an ‘art’ for Maple

Posted by Jake Dunn on 16/09/21 09:55

Maple are putting the finishing touches on a large car park project at Cambridge Science Park.

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Wooden plant screen is just the tonic for gin distillery refurb

Posted by Jake Dunn on 07/09/21 16:20

Maple played an important role in a sustainability-led, re-use project in central London.

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Maple’s latest project will take your breath away

Posted by Jake Dunn on 17/08/21 13:53

The clue is in the name. Oxygen is set to be Maple’s highest-ever project. 

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Maple welcome the end of Covid-19 restrictions

Posted by Jake Dunn on 12/08/21 01:00

Following the end of Covid-19 restrictions, we’re looking forward to being back in the Maple office full-time.

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Maple brise soleil project short-listed for prestigious BCI award

Posted by Jake Dunn on 09/08/21 14:07

One of Maple’s most sustainable projects has been short-listed for a British Construction Industry award.

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Maple come full ‘circle’ for North-East car park façade

Posted by Jake Dunn on 08/07/21 08:41

Maple have won the contract to deliver a 3D façade for a ‘futuristic’ car park in Gateshead.

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New hospital multi-storey eases street-parking concerns for locals

Posted by Jake Dunn on 30/06/21 09:38

For years, neighbours at Queen’s Hospital in Burton-on-Trent were concerned about cars parked on nearby streets. 

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Root and branch – Maple’s all-round approach helps project flourish

Posted by Jake Dunn on 30/06/21 08:48

Maple are going green on a new car park façade project in Chester. 

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The appliance of science (and engineering) – Maple win new university contract

Posted by Jake Dunn on 23/06/21 00:00

Maple have won the contract to supply and install an architectural façade for the new science and engineering block at Manchester Metropolitan University.

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Maple help to transform healthcare facilities at Birmingham’s Heartlands Hospital

Posted by Jake Dunn on 21/06/21 11:58

Maple are part of an exciting new masterplan to transform healthcare facilities at Birmingham’s Heartlands Hospital. 

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Maple are providing rooftop plant screening for new Zurich offices in Swindon

Posted by Jake Dunn on 15/06/21 11:43

Maple are helping leading insurer Zurich achieve a BREEAM Excellent rating on their new flagship offices in Swindon.

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Maple making waves with precision-engineered façade for Welsh car park

Posted by Jake Dunn on 31/05/21 16:13

A twisted-fin architectural façade will be the standout feature on a new multi-storey in Swansea.

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Maple’s class-leading rainscreen cladding system uses patent-pending insulation clips

Posted by Jake Dunn on 28/05/21 00:00

Maple’s patent-pending insulation clips can reduce penetration into a building envelope by as much as 95%.

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Maple to install Plant screening within Heart of Sheffield development

Posted by Jake Dunn on 26/05/21 13:41

Maple’s plant screening systems are designed to protect important machinery and equipment from the elements and to control airflow.

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Car park countdown – Maple team pick their top 5 projects

Posted by Jake Dunn on 12/05/21 08:52

To celebrate landing our 30th car park project, we asked the Maple team to vote for their favourite.

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Maple’s class-leading rainscreen cladding system uses specially designed mullions and carrier rails

Posted by Jake Dunn on 30/04/21 00:00

Maple’s class-leading rainscreen cladding system has been developed to be quicker and easier to install.

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Maple’s architectural façade and rainscreen cladding is the standout feature of a new Nottingham car park.

Posted by Jake Dunn on 27/04/21 13:17

It’s a sign of the times. One of Nottingham City Council’s most significant construction projects of the last 20 years – and one designed to make an important visual contribution to the urban landscape – is a car park.

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Architectural façade creates intriguing design on 12-storey Liverpool car park

Posted by Jake Dunn on 12/04/21 14:51

Maple are creating an architectural façade for a towering 12-storey Liverpool car park that takes its inspiration from a hidden underground world.

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Maple’s UKAS-accredited ISO certificates have been renewed

Posted by Jake Dunn on 07/04/21 11:24

Maple’s UKAS-accredited ISO certificates have been renewed after a successful nine-day audit. 

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Maple’s class-leading rainscreen cladding system uses brackets with improved load-bearing qualities

Posted by Alfie Newton on 01/04/21 11:10

Maple’s class-leading rainscreen cladding system has been developed component by component

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Brise soleil fins at University of Leicester are among the biggest Maple have installed

Posted by David Carroll on 29/03/21 10:20

Maple have completed the installation of some of their largest ever brise soleil fins at the University of Leicester.

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Maple celebrate their 30th car park façade project

Posted by Keely Beech on 18/03/21 07:58

Architectural façade specialists Maple have landed large-scale car park project for a Midlands Hospital

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Top marks for new Maple car park façade project in Milton Keynes

Posted by Keely Beech on 11/03/21 13:27

Product quality, speed of installation and great communication were the standout features of Maple’s latest multi-storey car park project in central Milton Keynes.

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Maple launch class-leading rainscreen cladding system

Posted by David Carroll on 19/11/20 12:37

Maple have developed a class-leading rainscreen cladding system that’s high-performing, strong and efficient to install.

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Maple’s perforated louvres create VW logo at new Brentwood dealership

Posted by Keely Beech on 13/11/20 16:00

Maple’s perforated louvred panels create a huge VW logo on the side of a new Brentford showroom.

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Vertical fins on car park extension given wood-effect finish by new heat-transfer process

Posted by Keely Beech on 03/11/20 09:40

The Olympic Games have been postponed – but Maple have sprinted to a personal best this summer.

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Culture of safety keeps Maple moving

Posted by Keely Beech on 10/09/20 13:53

Maple have been manufacturing and installing architectural façades during the COVID-19 crisis

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Single-bank louvre and support system protects rooftop plant and machinery from the elements

Posted by Keely Beech on 03/09/20 12:37

In our latest project for the hotel sector, we’ve manufactured and installed rooftop louvred plant screens for the new Novotel in Cambridge.

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Maple uses thermal-break brackets to install brise soleil on Maidenhead leisure centre

Posted by Keely Beech on 26/08/20 16:53

Maple are creating striking vertical blades for the façade of the new Braywick Leisure.

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Maple project nominated for RIBA Yorkshire Award

Posted by Keely Beech on 16/07/20 12:10

One of Maple’s most striking projects has been shortlisted for a RIBA Yorkshire Award.

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Setting new standards for Health & Safety

Posted by Keely Beech on 09/07/20 09:30

Maple have achieved Premium Plus accreditation from CHAS, the Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme.

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Seaside location brings salty challenge for Maple’s rooftop plant screen

Posted by Keely Beech on 12/06/20 08:00

Maple’s plant screen system protects machinery and equipment from the elements. But what if the louvred system itself needs protection?

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Maple check in for short stay at new Herts hotel

Posted by Keely Beech on 10/06/20 15:00

A modular brise soleil system made sure Maple’s stay at a new Premier Inn in Rickmansworth was a short but happy one.

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Maple to install solar shading at RHS Bridgewater welcome centre

Posted by Keely Beech on 23/05/20 14:30

Maple have been commissioned to supply and install solar shading at the Royal Horticultural Society’s first new garden in 50 years.

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Maple’s car park façade in Warrington is part of Design Excellence nomination

Posted by Keely Beech on 22/05/20 13:00

Maple’s hexagon-inspired car park façade in Warrington is part of a prestigious design excellence nomination.

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Maple’s project at Manchester Airport highlights architectural façades as important design feature

Posted by David Carroll on 27/04/20 16:09

Maple’s latest project at Manchester Airport is further evidence of a growing trend towards imaginative façade design, says Maple Managing Director, Sean McGrath.

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Maple start installation of architectural façade in Manchester’s Circle Square

Posted by David Carroll on 21/04/20 16:13

The design possibilities of architectural façades are coming to reality in Manchester city centre.

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Maple supply and install modular brise soleil system for new hotel in Rickmansworth

Posted by David Carroll on 21/04/20 15:50

A modular brise soleil system made sure Maple’s stay at a new Premier Inn in Rickmansworth was a short but happy one.

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Maple’s ISO certificates updated after successful audit | Maple

Posted by David Carroll on 26/02/20 17:09

Mark of quality: Maple’s ISO certificates updated after successful audit.

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Maple and Goldbeck working on Milton Keynes car park project | Maple

Posted by David Carroll on 30/01/20 15:18

Family values are at the heart of a new multi-storey project in Milton Keynes.

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Maple have installed rooftop louvres for University of Winchester | Maple

Posted by David Carroll on 30/01/20 12:02

We’ve completed work at the new £50m West Downs Quarter development in Surrey, which will include a combined heat and power plant, heat recovery system and rainwater harvesting.

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Maple Sunscreening receives Alcumus SafeContractor accreditation

Posted by David Carroll on 30/01/20 09:13

Maple Sunscreening have received SafeContractor accreditation for achieving excellence in health and safety in the workplace

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Maple hold team-building day at Europe’s largest Mercedes showroom

Posted by David Carroll on 29/01/20 16:04

We’re recognised as excellent employers and strive to make Maple a great place to work?

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Louvres, fins and rainscreen cladding challenge Maple in new project | Maple

Posted by David Carroll on 06/01/20 11:51

We invited architects and contractors to our factory, and shone a light on our capabilities before starting work on a prestigious new car park project in Cheshire.

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Maple have received a Contribution to Perfect Delivery award | Maple

Posted by David Carroll on 12/12/19 15:47

Maple have received a Contribution to Perfect Delivery award from Morgan Sindall Construction after completing a car park façade project in Salford.

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Maple achieve Achilles BuildingConfidence Advanced membership

Posted by David Carroll on 03/12/19 09:27

First step in Achilles accreditation further demonstrates Maple’s commitment to HSEQ

 
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Bring and buy cake stall raises £130 for RSPCA

Posted by David Carroll on 02/12/19 12:02

Fundraising for Maple is the icing on the cake.

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Maple’s design principles are ACE - Accurate, Considered and Effective

Posted by David Carroll on 08/11/19 09:35

 
 
When it comes to the design process, Maple’s approach is ACE. However, being Accurate, Considered and Effective was never about creating a clever acronym.
 
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Façade system for car park at Manchester Airport | Maple

Posted by David Carroll on 28/10/19 11:20

Maple are proud to be playing a part in the £1bn transformation of Manchester Airport.

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Maple are celebrating World Quality Day on 14 November 2019

Posted by David Carroll on 23/10/19 15:39

World Quality Day is on 14 November, when the contribution of quality professionals around the world will be recognised by thousands of organisations.

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Maple teams take part in Lean Management workshops

Posted by David Carroll on 07/10/19 15:14

Maple’s office and factory teams have taken part in a series of workshops to demonstrate the importance of communication, planning and organisation in every project.

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Maple’s innovation programme is designed to provide exceptional service

Posted by David Carroll on 23/09/19 11:08

Maple innovation programme is being welcomed by the company’s new HSEQ and Business Improvement Manager, Mark Simpson..

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Praised for prestigious project at Birmingham’s Exchange Square

Posted by David Carroll on 18/09/19 14:32

Maple have completed a prestigious Birmingham apartment project – with a promise from the contractor to work together in the future.

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Seamless Brise Soleil Design Architectural Challenge | Maple

Posted by Alfie Newton on 18/09/19 11:34

Some of the most striking, seamless and innovative architectural details can also be the most expensive.

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New façade project for Circle Square in Manchester | Maple

Posted by David Carroll on 18/09/19 11:12

Maple are set to turn visions into reality at Circle Square in Manchester

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Challenging brise soleil project at windy site | Maple

Posted by David Carroll on 16/09/19 15:40

 
Winning the contract to supply and install giant vertical fins for a North Wales research facility was just the start.
 
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Reversing policy has Maple moving forward with business improvement approach

Posted by David Carroll on 03/09/19 08:57

Reversing policy has Maple moving forward with business improvement approach.

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Maple has a six-step innovation programme for staff

Posted by David Carroll on 27/08/19 11:32

Maple has a six-step approach to innovation that’s driving the business forward and helping bring visions to reality.

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Climate façade project at Bursted Wood Primary School | Maple

Posted by David Carroll on 22/08/19 15:55

Maple have been praised for bringing a design vision to reality at a London school.

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Onternal blind project at the University of Liverpool | Maple

Posted by David Carroll on 20/08/19 15:09

Maple are about to complete their largest ever blind project.

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Maple install internal blinds at Brighton College | Maple

Posted by David Carroll on 19/08/19 05:02

We’re about to start our latest project at Brighton College, a leading boarding and day school on the south coast.

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Maple install Brise Soleil fins for Huddersfield University | Maple

Posted by David Carroll on 16/08/19 12:18

Reputation and relationships count for a lot in our business, so we're delighted to be renewing our partnership with the University of Huddersfield, architects AHR and contractors Morgan Sindall on an exciting new project.

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Maple install roller blinds for RAC’s HQ | Maple

Posted by David Carroll on 15/08/19 08:02

Keeping the nation on the road is the job of the RAC – keeping their office staff comfortable at work is the job of Maple.

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Implementing The 5S System At Maple Offices | Maple

Posted by David Carroll on 14/08/19 08:59

The workplace system – based on the five Japanese words of Sort, Straighten, Shine, Standardise and Sustain – will help us reduce waste, streamline production, improve quality and enhance safety.

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Leading Innovation In Solar Shading & Architectural Façades | Maple

Posted by David Carroll on 19/07/19 14:34

Maple’s innovation programme encourages staff to suggest how to make products and processes better, and transform the customer experience.

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Maple Land Façade Project At Luton Airport | Maple

Posted by David Carroll on 17/07/19 16:43

Maple have landed an important contract as part of the £160m regeneration of Luton Airport.

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Installing Mesh Panels For Challenging Refurbishment Project | Maple

Posted by David Carroll on 04/07/19 09:18

Maple have been rated nine out of ten and ‘absolutely superb’ by the main contractor on a challenging car park project.

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Maple Appoint New HSEQ & Business Improvement Manager | Maple

Posted by David Carroll on 02/07/19 08:10

Maple’s new HSEQ and Business Improvement Manager recently worked on product quality and safety for the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, which after its explosion in 1986 was regarded as the most dangerous place on earth.

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Staff Thanked For Fundraising Efforts | Maple

Posted by David Carroll on 01/07/19 15:56

After several months of raising money for good causes, we’re giving ourselves a pat on the back. That means ice cream for everyone on 8 August (there may even be some left over for visitors).

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Maple Open New Office In Stockport | Maple

Posted by David Carroll on 01/07/19 15:55

New improved workspaces, meeting rooms, sample and prototype areas, and training facilities are due to open this month.

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Graham Place, Importance Of Innovative Car Park Design | Maple

Posted by Alfie Newton on 02/05/19 11:17

Architect Graham Place describes how award-winning car park design is bringing ‘a moment of improved existence’ to city dwellers

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Installing Façades, Screens & Louvres At Challenging Car Park Site | Maple

Posted by Alfie Newton on 29/04/19 09:00

Maple are on site this month for one of the most challenging installations in our long history.

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Maple Install Rooftop Plant Screen At Scunthorpe Hospital | Maple

Posted by Alfie Newton on 26/04/19 10:00

Maple have completed the supply and installation of a louvred plant screen at Scunthorpe General Hospital.

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Maple Façade Designs Undergo Specialist Testing For New Car Park | Maple

Posted by Alfie Newton on 25/04/19 09:00

Maple are set to carry out specialist testing on a new architectural façade for a Liverpool car park.

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Student Accommodation Gets 'Indestructible' Roller Blinds | Maple

Posted by Alfie Newton on 24/04/19 08:27

Here at Maple, we’re used to supplying products for challenging environments – you might not think student accommodation would be one of them.

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Maple Commissioned For Rolls Royce Brise Soleil Project | Maple

Posted by Alfie Newton on 13/03/19 16:16

With a focus on quality, innovation and attention to detail, Maple could be described as the ‘Rolls-Royce’ of architectural façade companies... Here’s new proof.

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Maple supply 160 Office Blinds for Chorley Digital | Maple

Posted by Alfie Newton on 05/03/19 08:40

Problem-solving will be part of everyday life at the new Chorley Digital Office Park – so Maple are proud to have played our part already.

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Maple's Largest Ever Brise Soleil Blades | Maple

Posted by Alfie Newton on 20/02/19 17:03

Maple are creating some of the largest brise soleil blades ever seen in the UK for a new innovation centre in Hull.

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Maple To Install Natural Material Brise Soleil For Taylors | Maple

Posted by Alfie Newton on 25/01/19 12:01

We’ve been commissioned to supply and install a timber system for Taylors of Harrogate, the world-famous tea and coffee company.

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Wood-Effect Brise Soleil On Sports Centre | Maple

Posted by Alfie Newton on 15/01/19 10:00

Maple are helping the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead achieve a bold environmental target.

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Maple To Install Façades For New Liverpool Car Park | Maple

Posted by Alfie Newton on 09/01/19 15:26

 

Maple have teamed up with main contractor Willmott Dixon and architects Leach Rhodes Walker on another striking car park project in Liverpool.

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Roller Blinds Supplied For Audi Showroom | Maple

Posted by Alfie Newton on 04/12/18 08:15

Roller blinds are often considered an afterthought ― a functional distraction to the design aesthetic.

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Brise Soleil & Louvre Project for London Cancer Hub | Maple

Posted by Alfie Newton on 23/11/18 10:44

Eighteen metre high aluminium fins are the stand-out feature of Maple’s latest project win.

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Vertical Fins & Brise Soleil For Atkins Epson HQ | Maple

Posted by Alfie Newton on 23/11/18 10:04

At Maple, we pride ourselves in working closely with architects ― from project concept to delivery. However, at Woodcote Grove in Surrey, they were right next door.

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Advanced Roller Blind System Keeps Swimmers Safe | Maple

Posted by Alfie Newton on 20/11/18 15:25

Maple have installed advanced roller blinds at a Bolton leisure centre that could quite literally be the difference between life and death.

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Maple use innovative system for rooftop louvred plant screen | Maple

Posted by Alfie Newton on 09/11/18 14:54

Manchester City Council are refurbishing a 1960s building in Hulme to create a district office.

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Magnetic Handles Control Roller Blind System | Maple

Posted by Alfie Newton on 09/11/18 14:33

Even after 35 years at the forefront of the commercial blind business, we acknowledge that there’s not much to some standard roller blind systems. They go up. And they come down.

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Specialist Fixings Used For Roller Blinds At Police HQ | Maple

Posted by David Carroll on 06/11/18 09:55

Maple have supplied and installed 145 roller blinds for a new police headquarters in Blackpool. And just like the Lancashire Constabulary, our successful outcome came from careful investigations.

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H&M Liverpool Store Install Maple Architectural Façades | Maple

Posted by Alfie Newton on 05/11/18 14:06

Maple have supplied and installed 700 square metres of architectural panels to a new H&M store in Liverpool.

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Specialist Brise Soleil Fins Provide Wind Protection | Maple

Posted by Alfie Newton on 05/11/18 07:37

Giant vertical fins that protect a new research facility in North Wales from direct sun must also deal with another weather challenge ― the wind.

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Façades Installed At Rotherham Bus Station | Maple

Posted by Alfie Newton on 02/11/18 10:32

We've teamed up again with Spanish supplier IMAR to bring visions to reality at the new Rotherham Interchange

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Colour Coded Architectural Panels For Car Park | Maple

Posted by Alfie Newton on 31/10/18 15:27

Forgetting where you left your car may never be a problem in the new Kirby Corner car park at the University of Warwick.

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Louvred Panels Provide Ventilation At Aerospace Facility | Maple

Posted by Alfie Newton on 26/10/18 10:54

Maple are using louvred panels to provide ventilation on a massive scale.

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Maple Deliver Solar Shading For UNESCO Site | Maple

Posted by Alfie Newton on 26/10/18 10:03

Building on a UNESCO World Heritage Site is a challenge in itself.

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Maple Provide Brise Soleil & Weather Louvres For Training Centre | Maple

Posted by Alfie Newton on 11/10/18 15:53

From the earliest beginnings of our company, Maple has been nurturing the skills of our people ― through training, apprenticeships and continuous personal development.

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Hexagon Inspired Façade Taking Shape In Salford | Maple

Posted by Alfie Newton on 03/09/18 16:58

A dramatic façade for a new multi-storey car park will soon be making a big impact on Salford’s skyline.

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5 Steps To A Succesful Façade Project | Maple

Posted by Alfie Newton on 03/09/18 11:17

At Maple, we believe that turning our clients’ unique design concepts into practical reality requires a consultative approach ― right from Day One. It’s no surprise we have a ‘Head of Pre-construction’. Here, Adam Jones explains why early collaboration, intelligent design and value engineering (and prototypes that leave nothing to chance) is the way to achieve the best results.

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Designing A Best-In-Class Weather Louvre System | Maple

Posted by Alfie Newton on 29/08/18 14:06

Maple have created a commercially compelling weather louvre system with an innovative aerodynamic blade profile that can be easily converted from single-bank to double-bank to deliver Class A performance.

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Office Blind Project For The AA | Maple

Posted by Alfie Newton on 21/08/18 09:44

We’re supplying and installing more than 300 roller blinds at the AA’s expanded base in the West Midlands.

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Different Types Of Façades For Car Park Project | Maple

Posted by Alfie Newton on 15/08/18 16:31

Maple are supplying and installing four types of façades for a huge multi-storey car park in Coventry.

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University Protected By Brise Soleil Solar Shading | Maple

Posted by Alfie Newton on 07/08/18 15:02

Liverpool John Moores University’s School of Law is located within the £37m Redmonds Building.

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Brise Soleil Fins Installed At University of Leicester | Maple

Posted by Alfie Newton on 30/07/18 10:14

Maple are installing vertical brise soleil fins weighing nearly 100kg each at the University of Leicester’s refurbished Percy Gee Building.

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Brise Soleil Used For Innovative Balcony Screens | Maple

Posted by Alfie Newton on 27/07/18 12:00

Maple have been collaborating on a different use for our solar screening systems.

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Bespoke Blinds Combine Performance & Style For Porsche | Maple

Posted by Alfie Newton on 27/07/18 10:39

Maple’s bespoke blinds are combining style with performance for a new Porsche dealership in Edinburgh.

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Installing Brise Soleil System To Reduce Energy Costs | Maple

Posted by Alfie Newton on 18/07/18 14:01

The first secondary school in the UK to use energy-saving Passivhaus design principles is being built for the Harris Foundation in the south London borough of Sutton.

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The Zak World of Façades international conference | Maple

Posted by Alfie Newton on 17/07/18 15:56

One of the UK's leading solar shading and screening companies is taking part in an invitation-only, international conference on façade design and engineering.

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