Customer Projects | Devonshire Mansions | K Systems
Project Overview

Situated in beautiful Eastbourne on the south-east coast of England, Devonshire Mansions were an extremely attractive choice for those wanting stunning sea views and some peace and privacy. After a comprehensive scoping process, K Systems discovered that the existing system had a drained cavity build up and when removed, the sheathing boards were compromised by water. With the buildings being high rise, steel frame and multi occupancy, the industry proven K Systems Exicco Cavity Drainage EWI System was specified. The newly installed Exicco system was combined with the K Systems M (Mineral Wool) system, which provides optimal levels of fire resistance and non-combustibility. K Systems created two specifications; one for the elevations and one for the balconies and provided bespoke detailing to allow them to seamlessly harmonise as one façade. Ashlar panelling and quoin detailing was replicated cost-effectively using varying thicknesses of non-combustible mineral wool insulation which was over-rendered skilfully by the contractor using K Systems Silicone Thincoat render. The eye-catching, waterfront dwellings were finished with Silkolitt+ - a versatile, easy to apply, water repellent, durable, and low maintenance thin coat render, perfectly paired and formulated for use with our Exicco system. The Devonshire Mansions project won the 'Refurbishment EWI – High Rise - Render Finish' category at the 2023 INCA awards.


You can download the INCA Awards winning Devonshire Mansions case study for more detail.

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