Pendock has sprinkler systems covered

Since the Grenfell Tower disaster, there has understandably been an increase in retrofit sprinkler system installations in the UK, especially in high-rise residential buildings. Our national sales manager Gavin Byram answers some frequently asked questions about this type of installation. Q: Are sprinkler systems often fitted retrospectively? A: Yes, especially in high-rise properties in the social housing sector. The tragedy at Grenfell Tower understandably led many local authority and housing association landlords to review and improve their fire safety systems. Sprinkler systems control or extinguish fires in 99 per cent of cases, and in the UK no one has ever died in a fire within a building fitted with working sprinklers. Q: Is there a specific requirement to fit sprinkler systems in … Read More »

Pendock acquired by Encasement


TP Manufacturing, which trades as Pendock, has been acquired by Peterborough-based architectural and decorative casing solutions specialist Encasement, from Davidson Holdings.   Pendock is a leading manufacturer and supplier of plywood casings for heating and plumbing and sprinkler system pipework, as well as washroom cubicles, column casings and radiator guards, and has a 40,000sq.ft manufacturing site in Telford, Shropshire.   A key part of the deal to purchase Pendock was Encasement’s commitment to retain Pendock’s workforce and continue manufacturing at the company’s well-established operation.   This assurance has been further reinforced with the signing of a new five-year lease on the building and the recent investment of more than £150,000 in building upgrades and new machinery.   “Pendock is a well-known brand … Read More »

Pendock Covers for Sevenoaks’ Rebuilt Primary School

Sevenoaks Primary School

Pendock has recently supplied MX and CH pipe boxing profiles to cover pipe work at Sevenoaks Primary School, rebuilt as part of the ‘Priority Schools Building Program.’ Led and majority funded by the Education Funding Agency, along with the support of Kent County Council, the scheme represents a sustainable, fit-for-purpose and much needed replacement of the original 50-year-old building. MX profile is a two-sided pipe casing, suitable for high or low levels and can be installed vertically, horizontally and at corners to cover pipework and heating services, soil, vent and rainwater pipes. Hardwearing and maintenance free, the ply boxing is manufactured at their Telford premises and can be supplied in a wide range of colour options. Standard MX sizes range from 75 … Read More »

London GP Surgery gets the Pendock Treatment

South East London Surgery

Pendock, the manufacturer of Pipe Boxing, Column Casings, Radiator Guards and specialist Perimeter Casings for heating, has supplied a range of products for work on a doctors’ practice, located in South-east London. When undertaking the refurbishment of the Albion Street Group Practice in Rotherhithe, the contractor, Westwise Service Management Ltd., rapidly identified that there was a potential risk of burn/scald injury to the building’s occupants from the heating system’s exposed pipework and radiators as well as aesthetic issues. This led the Project Manager, Huseyin Asim, to contact Pendock as a trusted past supplier to source a protection solution to the issue, which would also be practical in terms of hygiene and the cleaning regime required by a medical establishment as well as … Read More »

Pendock Boxes Clever on Children’s Ward

Column Casings

Middlesex Ltd. has specified six column casings from Pendock, the British casings and enclosures specialist, for a ward in the Newham University Hospital, on behalf of main contractor VINCI Construction. The sub-contractor was looking to create a calming and minimalist environment for Rainbow Ward, which specializes in paediatric and adolescent services including oncology, surgical and medical care. Originally opened in 1983 by Her Majesty the Queen, the hospital has been undergoing extensive refurbishment, with the three-storey children’s unit being redeveloped gradually over the past couple of years. Pendock’s initial involvement was to recommend and then supply six column casings of varying sizes, which the company advised should be laminated for ease of cleaning and assist with infection control. To create the two … Read More »