Holdcroft Care Home, Stoke – BBS Mk8 Mono-Pitch Rooflight


BBS were pleased to have been awarded the contract for installing the now completed BBS Mk8 rooflight system  to the Holdcroft Extra Care Home in Stoke.

Holdcroft is one of three retirement villages for the over-55s within the £100m Stoke Extra Care PFI project, which is the largest scheme of its kind to be developed in Stoke-on-Trent.

The rooflight spanning 3.9m with a length of 58.9m was manufactured utilising the BBS Mk8 structural framework comprising of extruded aluminium glazing bar incorporating an integral water management system and fitted with high performance EPDM gaskets. 

SKN 174 solar control double glazed units was the preferred glazing option with a panel thickness of 32.8mm comprising 8mm clear toughened SKN 174 outer with Ritec coating and 8.8mm clear laminate inner, all providing 67% light transmission and a 0.4 g value, the glazing was secured with the BBS Mk8 pressure plate system with secret fix capping system.

All aluminium was polyester powder-coated to RAL 7016 Anthracite grey externally with white internally.

Main Contractor: Eric Wright Construction

Client: Holdcroft Care Home, Stoke