NEC Facelift Project / Birmingham, UK

SPV Group have recently completed the cladding works as part of Project Facelift, part of the recent £4.5 million pound transformation at the NEC

The complex project which was procured directly by The NEC was managed by CBRE with Base Structures, Ultimate Coatings and SPV Group looking after the specific aspects of the installation.

SPV’s remit was the installation of designed metal rainscreen cassette panel cladding complete with bespoke flashings.

The new design also includes 37 translucent pyramid structures – created by architects Acivico – that can be backlit to create a visual effect. Each trapezoid is the size of a three storey house and has 3 powerful floodlights that are programmed to produce any colour.

Sandwiched between the pyramids are a series of colour panels, all 10 metres high, designed by global agency McCann.

The finished result using this innovative technology is visually stunning

The project has not only transformed and modernised the dated building which was originally built in 1976, but has also made the area a far more dynamic and engaging environment for all customers and set the NEC apart as one of the best leisure destinations in the country,

Following completion of the Project Facelift works, SPV are now proud to be a Preferred supplier for the NEC and look forward to completing Phases 2 and 3 in 2019 and 2020 which includes the installation of a further 10,000 m2 of cladding to the other Halls of the Exhibition Centre.