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BPC joist hangers at Windermere museum

BPC joist hangers at Windermere museum

BPC Building Products have supplied their joist hangers for the construction of the new £16.7m Windermere Jetty, Museum of Boats, Steam and Stories in the Lake District.

Architects Carmody Groarke worked with specialist contractor Thomas Armstrong to design the Museum; Windermere jetty is a world-class working museum that will secure the future of the nationally significant boat collection established by George Pattinson.

The new Museum will include displays of steam launches, motorboats, yachts and other vessels and tell the stories of their construction, owners and use on Windermere and will replace the Windermere Steamboat Museum which opened in 1977.

The museum features a copper roof, chosen for its aesthetic appeal and long term performance benefits, that was fixed to timber trusses using BPC hangers.

Contractor, Thomas Armstrong specified BPC Building Products components because the quality of the fixings as well as quick next day delivery.

BPC timber to timber joist hangers are manufactured from galvanised steel to BS EN 10346:2009 + G275 and austenitic grade 304 stainless steel.

The range is available in a variety of widths and heights.

BPC joist hangers are manufactured in the UK at the company’s advanced facility in Yorkshire.

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