Leeds unitised facade contractor crashes

The specialist unitised facade specialist was established three and a half years ago. It employed around 45 staff who are understood to have been laid off.

GlassHus Facades’ 25,000 sq ft unitised curtain wall production facility in Normanton, West Yorkshire

The firm had recently been working principally on Hong Kong developer Far East Consortium’s Meadowside twin residential tower scheme in Manchester for a joint venture between Hertfordshire main contractor Westfields Construction and China Zhejiang Construction Group Hong Kong.

Meadowside’s 22 storey and 17 storey residential blocks completed by Glasshus at the end of last year

Last month Westfields was itself ordered to be wound up by the High Court following a successful creditor’s petition.

Glasshus also recently hailed securing an order for glazed cladding for Renaker’s 42-storey Bankside tower in the heart of Manchester and was preparing to start work this autumn.

Clark Business Recovery is acting as administrator for Glasshus Facades.

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