Timber frame construction for Kingspan kit home

KTS | Working with Architects

How we work with Architects & Building Designers

Our core business is the provision of timber build systems to self builders, many of whom route through Architectural practices like yours.

By collaborating with architects we can provide an efficient, accurate and technically robust contribution to the design process to the benefit of all involved.

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Kingspan timber frame self build homes

Kingspan Timber Solutions provides so much more than a timber frame. We offer a high-performance building envelope for your new home:

  • High-performance structural building systems – ULTIMA or Kingspan TEK
  • Weathertight package – the installation of windows, doors and roof, taking your build to a secure weathertight stage ready for internal works to begin
  • Insulation pack – market-leading Kingspan Kooltherm
  • Structural engineering and architectural support service
  • Thermal performance strategy – SAP assessment and Energy Performance Certificate
  • Construction work supervised by a Kingspan Contracts Manager

Specifying Kingspan Build Systems for Your Project

Advantages of using Kingspan Systems for Architects and their clients:

  • Full quote of the erected build system is provided for you/your client
  • Up-front free engineering appraisal to determine if we have a suitable system for your project
  • A range of system performances and construction details to suit most projects
  • SAP and EPC Certificates to determine Thermal Performance (free of charge)
  • We undertake the superstructure engineering for you
  • Costs of the frames are provided early, assisting accurate cost control
  • All our systems are certified to guarantee Quality Assurance

Who we are

Timber frame construction for Kingspan self build

Whilst you will be familiar with Kingspan as a global manufacturer of high-quality insulation you may be less familiar with Kingspan Timber Solutions.

Kingspan Timber Solutions (KTS) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Kingspan PLC and has been providing high quality homes in the self-build sector for over 50 years.

Whilst we also undertake commercial projects our core business is the provision of timber kits to self builders, many of whom route through Architectural where we find we can to provide an efficient, accurate and technically robust contribution to the design process to the benefit of all involved.

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Kingspan Timber Solution Product Brochure

Self building is one of the most exciting events in a lifetime, but it requires lots of decisions. What's within the walls is just as important as how they look on the outside.

Design Support for Architects - More Information

We appreciate that design is an interactive process and an Architect may find it useful to get some preliminary guidance about the structural solutions available. We are happy to provide outline appraisals during your design development.
We have a number of systems designed to deliver a range of performance from building regulations to Passivhaus standard. You can specify our systems with confidence knowing that the stated performance data is backed by fire testing and full thermal modelling. We can provide you with all the required details, allowing you to design with accurate dimensions within your model.
We provide a free SAP calculation and EPC certificate with every project. Our scope of supply includes SAP-complaint insulation. We provide you with fully certified Kingspan U-value calculations, including condensation risk analysis, completely free of charge. For those clients taking external joinery from us, a free air test is also included.
As part of the order delivery process we provide a complete set of superstructure calculations and details for Part A compliance. This includes accurate loadings for foundation design.
Recent changes to CDM regulations are quite onerous and we help you and your client avoid the risks of non-compliance. Every project benefits from a dedicated KTS project manager.
Apart from the obvious comfort of dealing with a longstanding company backed by the financial security of a Global PLC, we are happy to provide accurate quotations on an agreed scope of work. Our scope includes site construction of our frame and may extend to supply and fit for external joinery and roofline.
We use high-quality components within a ISO9001/ 14001- and 18001-audited factory to produce a product that your client will be pleased with. Our external joinery offering includes PVCu and high-end factory finishes.

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Kingspan Timber Solutions Ltd

Eltisley Road

Great Gransden


SG19 3AR

01767 676400