External Cladding

Our External Cladding systems are suitable for external use on buildings as a decorative and protective facing, fixed vertically, horizontally or diagonally over brick, block, masonry, or timber framed walling. Choose from a wide range of colour options and various profiles.


Available in various styles and designs, Shadow Gap, Double Shiplap, Shiplap and V Joint, Weatherboard, Wood Effect, Composite, Coated Timber Fibre Cement, Mock Tudor Boards and Stone Cladding, each system incorporates a range of trims to suit all applications.  

Our cladding can be used in many different applications. The most common uses are on external walls, porches, gables and dormers, and ceilings. It can also be used as a soffit board in conjunction with our PVC fascia system. 


Shiplap is often used to cover larger expanses, whilst the V Joint (Open Vee) is more commonly used to clad smaller areas, but which is used is a matter of personal choice - both are equally acceptable. Both types of cladding feature secret fixings, where the nails used to fix one board are covered by the overlap of the next board. The fixings themselves are 30mm stainless steel pins. Colours to choose from include: White, Black Ash, Golden Oak, Rosewood and the hugely popular Anthracite Grey.

Our Shiplap and V Joint cladding systems are manufactured by FloPlast.


Our embossed Weatherboard Cladding gives a "New England" look that has become increasingly popular in recent years. The 170mm profile gives each board a slightly larger profile than traditional shiplap and V joint, lending itself to larger areas such as summer houses and front-facing elevations on houses. Weatherboard is currently available in White, Sand, Colonial Blue, Misty Grey, Pale Gold, Sage Green, Slate Grey, Storm Grey and Anthracite Grey.

Our Weatherboard cladding is manufactured by Freefoam.


The distinctive feature of our Double Shiplap Cladding lies in its innovative design, offering dual coverage within a single panel, facilitating remarkably swift and effortless installation. With each panel providing twice the coverage area compared to traditional shiplap, the application process is notably expedited, leading to significant savings in time and labor.


Our Shadow Gap Cladding presents a hassle-free option for enveloping external elevations. Featuring a refined 'pine' embossed texture and a visually appealing deep groove between boards, this cladding introduces an element of sophistication to both vertical and horizontal installations. With its sturdy foam core and resilient embossed textured surface, it not only enhances aesthetics but also guarantees enduring functionality, facilitating an immediate uplift for diverse projects.


Our PVC Wood Effect Cladding, Natura and Durasid, offers the beauty of wood with minimal maintenance. Natura offers affordable, easy-to-install, low-maintenance panels and trims in six wood styles, created using innovative digital printing technology to achieve a realistic wood effect. Durasid cladding provides strong, moisture-resistant boards and trims in eight colours, ensuring long-lasting colour and a stylish finish. Both options deliver the classic look of wood with modern durability and convenience.


Our UPVC Tudor boards mimic real wood beams with foiled edges enhancing their resemblance to authentic wood. Made from durable, weatherproof UPVC, they keep their colour and stay strong without warping or rotting like timber. Our boards are designed to effortlessly incorporate a blend of traditional Tudor style and modern convenience. Ideal for revitalising older structures or adding character to new ones.


If your aim is to craft an exterior that exudes both boldness and elegance, then our Timber Cladding presents the perfect solution for your needs! With its blend of embossed textures and rustic grains, complemented by a captivating colour range, it offers a truly immersive sensory journey. Not only is this cladding type innovative in its manufacturing process, but it also proves to be cost-effective while delivering unique advantages.


Fiber Cement Cladding offers a perfect fusion of natural wood aesthetics and robust durability, resilience against weather elements, and an extended lifespan with minimal maintenance requirements. These planks remain impervious to warping, deformation, rot, or discoloration, eliminating the need for staining or painting. Once installed, fiber cement cladding retains its original appearance, unaffected even by the harshest weather conditions.


Our Composite Cladding is available in two unique styles and an array of colours to cater to diverse property types. Our composite panel cladding and slatted cladding boards offer stylish, low-maintenance alternatives to conventional timber cladding, revitalising not just buildings but also gardens, outdoor seating areas, and sunrooms.


Our selection of Stone Cladding encompasses two distinct types: Stone Panel Systems, crafted from authentic natural stones like sandstone and slate, and DesignClad, an opulent porcelain range designed for contemporary installations.


Our FloPlast shiplap &V-joint cladding boards, and our Fortex weatherboards &double shiplap all carry a reaction to fire classification of D-s3, d2/(AHM). This means that the system is not classified as non-combustible and may be used on buildings with no storey 18m or more above the ground and 1m or more from a boundary. With minor exceptions, the system should be included in calculations of unprotected areas.

Although the spread of flame across the surface of PVC is limited, the material does tend to char and may fall away when exposed to fire. Due consideration should always be given to any combustible materials behind the cladding, which may become exposed in the event of fire. Where necessary, cavity barriers should be incorporated behind the cladding, as required under the relevant national Building Regulations. 

Please note: When your property is within 1 meter of a boundary, building regulations typically mandate the use of a Class 1 fire classification product. These products are generally not made of PVC, composite, or timber, but rather consist of cement-based materials such as fiber cement board, render, or brick. The discretion lies with the building control officer, but as you move farther away from the boundary, you may have the flexibility to use a higher percentage of non-classified products. Additionally, options like fire backing board or fireproofing may be taken into consideration, although cement fiber board remains a commonly preferred solution.


Our PVC Cladding collections are accompanied by a comprehensive 10-year guarantee, ensuring coverage for both product performance and substantial discoloration. To access the complete Cladding performance guarantee document from Floplast, please click here. Similarly, our Freefoam cladding selections boast an up to 10-year guarantee, contingent upon the colour chosen. A 5 year guarantee applies to our dark colours: Storm Grey, Slate Grey, Colonial Blue, Sage Green, Anthracite Grey. For further details on Freefoam's guarantee, click here.


A detailed fixing guide for our Cladding systems is available to download in PDF format from the Guides & Tips section, along with a variety of other articles and explanatory videos.

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