Technical expertise supports architectural design flair
From simple box-type home construction using Ancon wall ties, lintels and windposts to the build of iconic concrete-core high-rise buildings using couplers, shear connectors and masonry support systems, Ancon products support architectural innovation and design flair in the residential market.
As thermal efficiency requirements become more stringent, Ancon balcony connectors with thermal breaks are an important component of apartment buildings, while thermal and acoustic wall ties help developers meet the latest regulations.
Ancon’s STC Steel-to-Concrete Insulated Balcony Connectors have been chosen to securely connect over 1000 bolt-on steel balconies at London’s ground-breaking Embassy Gardens Phase 2 development.
Embassy Gardens Phase 2, London
Constructed almost entirely of concrete, this single-storey building on a rural site in East Sussex, has been designed and constructed to provide a unique low-energy home for a young family.
Concrete House, East Sussex, UK
Ancon designed and manufactured a bespoke stainless steel support system for the attractive brick cladding on Stapleton House, a landmark ten-storey student accommodation development in Islington.
Stapleton House Student Accommodation, Islington, London
Ancon Teplo wall ties were supplied to the regeneration of this 1960's North London council estate, the largest Passivhaus development to date in the UK.
Agar Grove Estate, Camden
The £81m Great Eastern Quays scheme features an intricate façade framework of high quality brickwork, utilising the Nexus system to achieve flawless brick-faced soffits.
Great Eastern Quays, London
This mixed use development, on the southern fringes of the Olympic Park, utilised the Nexus system to achieve flawless brick-faced soffits to the hundreds of door and window heads.
Bow River Village, London
Nexus® brick faced soffit units and lintels were installed at the window heads and entrance way of this major regeneration project on the edge of the 1969 Silchester estate.
Silchester Estate, Kensington & Chelsea, London
Ancon TeploTie wall ties have been installed by Aston Homes on Devon Cottage, a distinctive energy-efficient property in Cookham Dean, Berkshire.
TeploTie is the Wall Tie of choice for Aston Homes’ latest energy-efficient dwelling
235 Nexus® brick faced soffit units and lintels were installed in window heads and ground level colonnades of this modern, purpose-built community hub.
Muirfield Community Centre, Scotland
Ancon TeploTie, the low thermal conductivity wall tie manufactured from basalt fibres, has been used in the first certified Passivhaus to be built using masonry cavity walls.
TeploTie Used in British Passivhaus
Owners of a plot of land near Hexham wanted to build a decent, comfortable and energy efficient home. They discovered the PassivHaus standard and set about their dream to build ‘Steel Farm’.
Build to PassivHaus Standards with Ancon TeploTies
Ancon Isolan insulated balcony connectors have been installed on the seven storey Daisy Spring Works development in Sheffield, UK.
Daisy Spring Works, Sheffield, UK
Over 220 metres of Ancon Isotec thermal break have been installed on this stylish residential development in St. Helier.
1875, Wesley Chapel Residential Development, St. Helier, Jersey
Ancon has fabricated six stainless steel lattice towers to support the brick chimneys of a large new residential property in Hampshire.
Stainless Steel Chimney Supports, Hampshire UK
Ancon Individual Support Brackets provide great flexibility in the design of brickwork.
Individual Brackets - Deansgate, Manchester, UK
Ancon manufactured a special stainless steel Gothic Arch to restrain the natural stone cladding of a prestigious residential development in Chelsea.
Gothic Arch - Symons Street, Chelsea, UK
Ancon supplied stainless steel tension bars to the build of the ‘Eco House’; one of the major attractions of the 2008 Ideal Home Show in London.
Eco House, 2008 Ideal Home Show, London UK
Wall ties and restraint fixings are an essential element in the stability of masonry panels.
Wall Ties & Restraint Fixings
Brick, block or stone cladding on steel or concrete framed structures is normally supported by stainless steel masonry support systems.
Ancon Windposts are designed to span vertically between floors to provide lateral support for panels of brickwork.
Ancon’s connectors minimise heat loss at balcony locations while maintaining structural integrity.
Insulated Balcony Connectors
Tie bars are increasingly being used in structures and buildings as an architectural as well as a structural element.
Tension & Compression Systems
Ancon is a specialist fabricator and has a wealth of experience in working with a range of types and grades of stainless steel.
Stainless Steel Fabrications
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In honour of International Women in Engineering Day, we're celebrating the achievements of our own outstanding female engineers by finding out more about them, why they chose engineering, and what advice they’d give to women considering it as a career path. Our second interview is with Design Draughtsperson Liudmila Trull.
As we all change the way we are working, Ancon has extended its technical services offering to include ‘on demand’ webinars enabling those of you practicing social distancing, while working at home or back in the office, to keep on top of your professional development.
Tuesday 23rd June 2020 is the globally celebrated International Women in Engineering Day (INWED). Ancon will be honouring its female engineers by getting to know some of them a little better and sharing their experiences with you.