Company details for Encasement Ltd

Encasement Ltd

  • 0173 (Display number) 01733 266889
Peartree Business Centre
Enterprise Way
Bretton
Peterborough Cambridgeshire PE3 8YQ United Kingdom

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About us

Encasement's approach of providing innovative high quality products at competitive prices, supported by outstanding service, has enabled us to become the fastest growing company in the decorative casings and protection sector.

In addition to our core products, we have continued to develop new additions that meet the growing demand for sustainable building products, which comply with the relevant codes of practice while also helping improve BREEAM points ratings.

We believe that our product range is now the most comprehensive available in the UK covering decorative casings and cladding as well as, pipe protection, sustainable building solutions and specialised products for retail. We're also continuing to develop new products to extend it even further.

Our product range includes:

  • Preformed pipe boxing
  • Column casings
  • Boiler pipe casings
  • FSC 'Chain of Custody' certified pipe boxing and column casing solutions
  • Heavy-duty pipe boxing and casings
  • Interior decorative cladding and commercial wall finishing systems
  • Retail display and shop fitting systems
  • Perimeter casings
Our extensive pre-formed plywood pipe boxing and boiler pipe work casings ranges are widely used in countless public and private sector projects, from ‘Decent Homes Standard' social housing refurbishment programmes to new homes constructed by major house builders.

Our column casings range continues to go from strength to strength and is now the widest available in the UK, incorporating seven core ranges covering internal and external applications as well as a diversity of styles, finishes and shapes.

Our product range includes:
  • Circa – pre-formed circular plywood including FSC certified option
  • Quadra – preformed square and rectangular casings including FSC certified option
  • Forma – metal column casings including aluminium, stainless steel and steel
  • Lamina – compact laminate
  • Polyma – glass reinforced polymer
  • Gypra – glass reinforced gypsum
  • Metza – provides up to 2 hours fire protection specifically for mezzanine floor columns
With more than 20 years direct experience in the sales and support of pre-formed pipe boxing and column casings, our knowledge and expertise enables us to provide the best and most cost effective encasement solutions. This ensures that our customers can have complete confidence in the high product quality and production standards we maintain throughout our range.

As a result, Encasement products are used extensively in a range of sectors including public buildings, transport & rail, the health sector, retail, hotel & leisure as well as commercial office refurbishments and new developments.

Alongside social and private housing, the education sector is also a key user of our column casing and pipe boxing products, which are installed in a broad range of educational buildings, from universities, colleges and academies to state operated and private schools.

Our customer centred approach, together with excellent service and attention to detail have all been contributory factors in us maintaining consistent growth. In the last two years alone, we have doubled the size of our previous facilities, increased warehouse capacity by more than 70%.

We have also created additional production capacity for bespoke products, expanded our customer service and telesales operations and achieved a Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) ‘Chain of Custody' certification from BM TRADA, which covers our plywood product ranges manufactured from sustainably sourced timber.

To stay up to date with the latest information from Encasement, please visit our news and gallery pages for the most recent product developments and installations.

Articles/Press Releases

  • 06/10/2017 - Stylish solutions for Wolverhampton’s Mander Centre from Encasement
    The extensive refurbishment and upgrading of Wolverhampton’s Mander Centre shopping mall has included both Vecta wall lining systems and ‘Forma’ column casing solutions from Encasement as part of the £35 million project.
  • 07/08/2017 - Hull’s C4DI gets innovative with Encasement
    Hull’s C4DI gets innovative with Encasement
  • 02/06/2017 - Kia Motors’ new flagship London showroom covers up with Encasement
    GWR Kia, the recently opened flagship car dealership for Kia Motors in West London is using 34 ‘Forma’ decorative aluminium column casings from Encasement, to conceal structural steelwork in the three-storey building, which is now the brand’s largest showroom in Europe.
  • 02/06/2017 - Porsche West London adds style with Encasement
    The recently opened Porsche Centre in West London is using 22 ‘Forma’ decorative aluminium column casings from Encasement to conceal structural steelwork while adding to the showroom’ s stylish and high quality interior design.
  • 05/05/2017 - Tetrosyl’s HQ gets a little extra polish from Encasement
    The extensive reception and showroom area at Tetrosyl’s recently opened headquarters in Rochdale is using ‘Forma’ bespoke ‘aerofoil’ shaped column casings from Encasement to conceal the building’s structural columns while adding to the high performance interior design theme.
  • 05/04/2017 - Top marks for Encasement at Manor Lodge School
    The construction of a new sports hall and theatre at Manor Lodge School in Shenley, Hertfordshire is using 70 semi-circular ‘Circa’ column casings from Encasement to conceal structural steel work around the perimeter of the building’s interior to provide a durable, attractive and safe environment.
  • 03/03/2017 - A tasty solution from Encasement for Bradford’s Jinnah Restaurant
    A stylish £500,000 restaurant serving high quality Pakistan and Kashmiri cuisine in Bradford is using Forma metal column casings from Encasement to conceal external structural steelwork and add a more aesthetic finish to the building’s extensive ground floor glazed facade.
  • 02/03/2017 - Top marks for Encasement at Manor Lodge School
    The construction of a new sports hall and theatre at Manor Lodge School in Shenley, Hertfordshire is using 70 semi-circular ‘Circa’ column casings from Encasement to conceal structural steel work around the perimeter of the building’s interior to provide a durable, attractive and safe environment.
  • 29/09/2016 - Encasement’s innovative finish for Biggleswade’s A1 Shopping Park
    Forma’ aluminium column casings from Encasement, which incorporate an innovative wood-grain powder coated finish effect, have helped create a distinctive and fresh look for a number of key retail brands at Biggleswade’s recently opened A1 Shopping Park.
  • 24/05/2016 - Encasement keeps on running with Dame Kelly Holmes Sports Centre
    An extension to the Dame Kelly Holmes Sports Centre at Farnborough Sixth Form College to provide additional facilities for students is using Quadra pre-formed plywood column casings, which were supplied and installed by Encasement, to conceal structural steelwork and improve interior aesthetics.
  • 29/01/2016 - Encasement’s smart casing solution for Winchester College
    A £4 million project to refurbish and extend Winchester College’s New Hall building is using our bespoke aluminium ‘Forma’ column casings to conceal structural columns and help create a dramatic new entrance and foyer.
  • 16/11/2015 - Encasement chosen for new Hove town hall customer services centre
    Bespoke ‘Forma’ aluminium column casings from Encasement have been used to conceal interior structural columns at the new customer services centre in Hove Town Hall, which provides local residents with access to a range of services from Brighton & Hove Council.
  • 13/10/2015 - Linstone Housing Association gets a perfect finish from Encasement
    Linstone Housing Association’s recently opened office at Linwood in Renfrewshire is using a range of our ‘Circa’ and ‘Forma’ column casings to conceal interior and exterior structural steelwork while helping create an aesthetic finish to the building’s contemporary design.
  • 13/10/2015 - Tough Arma pipe protection from Encasement for Camden Council flats
    An extensive heating system upgrade programme as part of Camden Council’s‘ Better Homes’ initiative is using more than 500 metres of our tough ‘Arma’ metal pipe protection to conceal pipework at a seven-storey residential building at Tolmers Square in North London.
  • 25/08/2015 - Linstone Housing Association gets a perfect finish from Encasement
    Linstone Housing Association’s recently opened office at Linwood in Renfrewshire is using a range of our ‘Circa’ and ‘Forma’ column casings to conceal interior and exterior structural steelwork while helping create an aesthetic finish to the building’s contemporary design.
  • 19/08/2015 - Encasement’s smart casing solution for Winchester College
    A £4 million project to refurbish and extend Winchester College’s New Hall building is using bespoke aluminium ‘Forma’ column casings, which were supplied and installed by Encasement to conceal structural columns while helping create a dramatic new entrance and foyer.
  • 16/07/2015 - Polyma casings add style to Holiday Inn Express
    Durable Polyma GRP column casings from Encasement have been used to conceal external structural steelwork and create an inviting entrance to the recently completed Holiday Inn Express in Harlow, Essex.
  • 16/07/2015 - Facelift for Northwick Park Hospital
    An extensive expansion and upgrade programme at Northwick Park Hospital in Harrow, Middlesex to provide improved facilities for patients also includes new car parking facilities, which is using 28 Forma aluminium column casings to conceal structural steelwork.
  • 16/07/2015 - Encasement reaches high with Center Parcs Woburn
    Center Parcs’ recently opened Woburn Forest Holiday Village in Bedfordshire is using ‘Circa’ plywood column casings from Encasement, which stand up to seven metres high and conceal structural steelwork in the main ‘Plaza’ entrance and foyer area
  • 16/07/2015 - Encasement provides the inside story for Oakham bus station
    A bright and spacious waiting room area at the recently upgraded Oakham Bus Station is using durable Vecta wall linings from Encasement to help create a comfortable, pleasant and ‘connected’ environment for passengers travelling in Rutland.
  • 16/07/2015 - Encasement flies in with the perfect cover up at Bristol Airport
    Bristol Airport’s new £6.5 million central walkway area is using more than 350 metres of Nova perimeter casings from Encasement to conceal structural block work while providing an aesthetic and durable finish within the main terminal building as part of major expansion programme.
  • 16/07/2015 - Encasement covers extension support steelwork for University College London
    Aluminium Forma column casings have been supplied and installed by Encasement to conceal supporting steelwork for a new two-storey rooftop extension, which creates 64 new student accommodation bays at University College London’s John Dodgson House.
  • 16/07/2015 - Edmonton Green Shopping Centre goes under cover with Encasement
    The latest £1.5 million facelift at London’s Edmonton Green Shopping Centre has involved the installation of 54 Polyma GRP column casings from Encasement to give softer image to its South Mall, while providing added protection to the centre’s existing square canopy supporting columns.
  • 16/07/2015 - All change at Salford Crescent train station with Encasement
    Salford Crescent train station’s new ticket office is using four unique ‘Forma’ aluminium column casings from Encasement to conceal structural steelwork as part of a £12 million upgrade programme by Network Rail.
  • 11/06/2015 - If you’re still using site made boiler pipe casings, you’re probably wasting £1,000s
    Encasement’s pre-formed and pre-finished boiler casings are already widely used in social housing heating and boiler refurbishment programmes, as they can be fitted in half the time of site made casings, which saves on time, labour costs and disruption for tenants.
  • 11/06/2015 - Encasement adds style at new flagship Debenhams store
    Debenhams’ new 50,000 sq.ft flagship store at The Coliseum Shopping Park in Cheshire Oaks, Merseyside, is using bespoke design square ‘Forma’ aluminium column casings from Encasement, to help create a stylish retail environment for shoppers, while also concealing structural steelwork.
  • 11/06/2015 - Cost effective boiler casings that save money, even after they’re installed
    There might be more than one way to box in unsightly boiler pipework, but Encasement boiler casings are not only extremely cost effective to install, but continue to save you time and money when undertaking regular maintenance.
  • 13/04/2015 - Vecta wall linings give the perfect finish at London South Bank University
    More than 150 sq.m of Vecta aluminium wall lining and a feature bulkhead have been manufactured and installed by Encasement as part of the £multi-million creation of London South Bank University’s (LSBU) award winning Student Centre.
  • 13/04/2015 - Encasement covers up at McCarthy & Stone assisted living in Basingstoke
    A stylish assisted living development by McCarthy & Stone in Basingstoke is using 16 'Forma' aluminium column casings and a bespoke bulkhead from Encasement, to conceal exterior structural steelwork and enhance the aesthetics of the apartment block’s extensive four-storey front elevation.
  • 11/02/2015 - Encasement helps create a ‘green’ environment at Farnborough Sixth Form College
    ‘The Greenhouse’, a purpose built social space for students attending Farnborough Sixth Form College, is using 20 rectangular Quadra pre-formed plywood column casings from Encasement, which include a durable ‘cactus green’ coloured laminated finish to integrate with the building’s design scheme.
  • 22/12/2014 - A Big Cover up in Clapham by Encasement
    More than 2,000 metres of Arma metal pipe casing from Encasement has been used to cover external hot water pipework following the installation of a new central boiler house and distributed heating system at the London Borough of Lambeth’s Notre Dame Estate in Clapham.
  • 12/09/2014 - Sustainable procurement - are you compliant?
    Even though local authorities, housing associations and contractors have an obligation under Government guidelines to use sustainably sourced products wherever possible, balancing this need with the commercial demands to control costs can be a challenge.
  • 11/08/2014 - Encasement Chosen for New Hove Town Hall
    Bespoke ‘Forma’ aluminium column casings from Encasement have been used to conceal interior structural columns at the new customer services centre in Hove Town Hall, which provides local residents with access to a range of services from Brighton & Hove Council.
  • 21/07/2014 - Encasement’s sustained growth outperforms construction sector
    New product introductions and market development initiatives, together with an expanded sales team have been key factors in Encasement achieving an 35% growth in turnover during the past 2 years, which exceeds construction sector performance figures by a significant margin
  • 21/07/2014 - Encasement’s big entrance for Mini showroom
    Visitors to a new Mini showroom in Hereford can’t fail to notice its eye-catching entrance feature, which has been manufactured and supplied by Encasement as part of the overall design produced by BK Architecture for The Cotswold Motor Group.
  • 16/07/2014 - A bright solution from Encasement for Zeus nightclub
    One of the country’s hottest nightclubs is using unique LED backlit ‘Circa’ column casings from Encasement to not only conceal structural columns, but also help create a lively and stylish interior to the dance floor and bar areas
  • 16/07/2014 - Encasement has the easy answer for FSC® compliant pipe boxing
    With sustainable sourcing and procurement policies now a vital part of the building products supply chain, it’s good to know that Encasement is the UK’s only FSC® accredited supplier of pipe boxing and boiler casings for use in a range of applications including housing, education, healthcare commercial developments.
  • 16/07/2014 - Encasement expands boiler casing range for social housing
    Encasement has expanded its range of cost effective range of Boiler Pipe Work Casings for social housing applications, which increases their versatility by providing an even wider choice of width, depth and height options on ex-stock and bespoke casings.
  • 16/07/2014 - Encasement helps local school with recycling studies
    Encasement played host to a visit by pupils and teachers from a local primary school to help provide an insight into recycling, sustainability and their importance to the environment, as part of the school’s environmental studies.
  • 10/07/2014 - The perfect boiler pipework cover up for Axiom Housing Association
    Easy to fit pre-formed and pre-finished boiler casings from Encasement have been chosen to conceal unattractive boiler pipework in a development of 30 new shared ownership apartments by Axiom Housing Association in Peterborough.
  • 10/07/2014 - Encasement goes underground with refurbished Petit Prêt store at King’s Cross station
    To comply with London Underground fire and safety regulations, the refurbishment of Prêt a Manger’s Petit Pret store at King’s Cross station called for the use of non-combustible interior wall linings, which were supplied and installed by Encasement from its Vecta range
  • 10/07/2014 - Encasement’s Forma casings chosen for ‘The Galleria’ retail centre in Hatfield
    Stainless steel Forma column casings from Encasement are helping maintain the high quality shopping environment for customers at The Galleria in Hatfield following the recent interior refurbishment and upgrading of the 304,000 sq.ft retail centre.
  • 30/05/2014 - Encasement makes the perfect entrance at Lidl’s latest Basingstoke store
    A bespoke designed and manufactured Forma column casing from Encasement has been used by award winning grocery retailer Lidl, to create a feature entrance at its latest Basingstoke store on Reading Road.
  • 16/05/2014 - Encasement takes off with Gatwick Airport
    London Gatwick Airport’s South Terminal departure lounge and retail area is using 27 of our custom finished ‘Circa’ column casings to conceal structural steelwork while adding an extra touch of style to the £40 million refurbishment and upgrading project.
  • 11/10/2013 - Encasement protects external pipework at Surrey affordable housing development
    A new residential development by the Affinity Sutton Group in Purley, Surrey is using more than 100 metres of strong pre-formed aluminium ‘Arma’ protective casings from Encasement to protect external gas pipework from accidental damage and vandalism.
  • 20/08/2013 - Boiler casings could save £millions in social housing
    The latest findings from a long term assessment of social housing refurbishment costs, conducted by Encasement, indicate that more than £¼ million could be saved in heating and boiler system refurbishment contracts by using pre-formed boiler casings to conceal pipework rather than fabricating them on site.
  • 30/07/2013 - Encasement chosen for new Hove town hall
    Bespoke ‘Forma’ aluminium column casings from Encasement have been used to conceal interior structural columns at the new customer services centre in Hove Town Hall, which provides local residents with access to a range of services from Brighton & Hove Council.
  • 21/06/2013 - Free ‘pipe boxing and casing trial offer’ for CIH Exhibition visitors
    Anyone visiting Encasement on Stand C22 at this year’s CIH Exhibition and Conference at Manchester Central can take advantage of a special ‘free pipe boxing and boiler casing trial’ being offered by the company, which allows Encasement products to be evaluated without obligation.
  • 21/06/2013 - Sustainability - Playing Our Part
    It has been 15 years since the Kyoto Protocol set the framework to tackle climate change and global warming by the reducing the levels of harmful ‘greenhouse gases’ such as carbon dioxide and methane, produced by the world’s major industrialised countries.
  • 20/05/2013 - Stylish column casings from Encasement for Salford’s Media City
    Stylish column casings from Encasement’s Circa range are being used to conceal structural columns and provide an integrated contemporary finish within the Pie Factory building at the innovative Media City development in Salford.
  • 20/05/2013 - New pipe boxing and boiler casing brochure from Encasement
    A new updated and expanded brochure has been launched by Encasement, which covers the company’s complete range of market leading boiler casing, pipe-boxing and pipe protection products for social housing, private residential and education alongside a range of other key sectors.
  • 14/03/2013 - Encasement products fully comply with new EU Timber Regs
    With new EU Timber Regulations (EUTR) due to come into force on 3rd March 2013, banning the use of illegally sourced timber products in the UK, Encasement is already ahead of the legislation, as all of its preformed plywood and timber products are already verifiable as fully compliant.
  • 14/03/2013 - Circa Casings For Liverpool University Laboratories
    Circa pre-formed and pre-finished plywood column casings from Encasement have been installed at Liverpool University as part of a £multi-million refurbishment and upgrading of its Donnan Laboratories building for the study of chemistry.
  • 11/02/2013 - Encasement expands boiler casing range for social housing
    Encasement has expanded its range of cost effective range of Boiler Pipe Work Casings for social housing applications, which increases their versatility by providing an even wider choice of width, depth and height options on ex-stock and bespoke casings
  • 09/01/2013 - Site made Pipe Boxing - Why waste time & money?
    There’s an old expression that says “Just because it has always been done this way it doesn’t mean it's right.”
  • 09/10/2012 - New Vecta Wall Lining solutions brochure from Encasement
    The recently launched Vecta range of decorative wall lining solutions from Encasement is now supported with a comprehensive and fully updated ‘e-brochure’, which also covers a number of new products including lift lobby linings and reveals together with bulkheads, soffits and skirtings.
  • 15/08/2012 - Encasement’s Polyma GRP casings make a splash at Stamford School
    Encasement’s versatile Polyma GRP column casings have provided the perfect finishing touch to a new gym and swimming pool at a leading independent school.
  • 15/08/2012 - Circa column casings are fit for purpose at new Staffordshire health & fitness centre
    A new £10million health and fitness centre in Newcastle-under-Lyme features Encasement’s Circa pre-formed plywood column casings to ensure structural columns in the building’s fitness suite, climbing wall and public areas blend seamlessly with the building’s modern interior.
  • 27/10/2011 - New comprehensive product range brochure launched by Encasement
    A new range overview brochure has been launched by Encasement, covering its extensive range of decorative casings, cladding and protection solutions, to provide architects, specifiers and contractors with core information alongside examples of existing projects and installations.
  • 26/10/2011 - Encasement column casings chosen for new council services centre in Brighton
    A major refurbishment project undertaken by Brighton & Hove Council, to create a new customer services centre for Brighton residents at Bartholomew House is using aluminium ‘Forma’ column casings from Encasement, to conceal ground floor structural columns at the £1.8 million scheme.
  • 26/10/2011 - Encasement on Track with new Gateshead Stadium Upgrade
    As part of the £multi-million refurbishment and upgrading of Gateshead International Stadium, decorative ‘Circa’ column casings from Encasement are being used to conceal structural columns of up to 7.0 metres high in the sports centre’s stylish new reception and main entrance foyer.
  • 26/10/2011 - Encasement top of the class for Column Casinsement in education
    Stylish and robust column casings from Encasement have been installed in a wide range of education projects across the UK involving the redevelopment, refurbishment and construction of new schools both in the public and private education sectors.
  • 13/06/2011 - Encasement's interior cover up at major office building in Southampton
    Southampton’s new £14.2 million BREEAM Excellent rated office and retail building, One Guildhall Square, is using 40 Circa pre-formed plywood column casings from Encasement to conceal structural columns and help create a stylish interior in the six-storey building.
  • 13/06/2011 - Encasement helps improve energy efficiency at Doncaster School for the Deaf
    Pre-formed pipe boxing from Encasement is helping improve energy efficiency at Doncaster School for the Deaf as part of a major project that has already saved the school around £30,000 in energy costs during the first year.
  • 13/06/2011 - Encasement takes off at Heathrow
    As part of the Terminal 5 departure lounge refurbishment and upgrade project at London’s Heathrow airport, 36 column casings have been supplied by Encasement to conceal the structural columns in the cavernous building.
  • 13/06/2011 - Top performance from Encasement for new Ferrari and Maserati dealership
    A series of 300mm diameter Circa pre-formed plywood column casings are adding to the stylish interior of a new combined Ferrari and Maserati dealership in Solihull, Birmingham, which is the first to embody Ferrari’s new corporate identity.
  • 13/06/2011 - Encasement Column Casing installed at one of Europe's tallest buildings
    Circa column casings from Encasement have been installed in one of Europe's tallest residential building developments, The Landmark at Canary Wharf, which consists of two sleek towers with the tallest standing 140 metres high and providing uninterrupted views across London.
  • 13/06/2011 - Encasement Column Casings for new school library
    A series of, 300mm diameter Forma metal column casings, which stand six metre high, have been supplied and installed by Encasement at Ibstock Place School's new library building as part of a recently completed £8.5 million scheme.
  • 03/03/2011 - Encasement casings & wall cladding at prestige london development.
    Decorative stainless steel column casings and brushed aluminium internal wall cladding from Encasement have been installed as part of the stylish main reception and lobby area at the new Carmine office building in London’s Merchant Square development at Paddington basin.

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Encasement Ltd

Brilliant company for not only products (we ordered column casings) but service and approach too. I am very pleased with them and highly recommend their services.Integral company led by industry professionals.

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