Case Studies


Title: Timber clad Waitrose at Bracknell

Product: MicroPro Treated Timber

Country: United Kingdom

Waitrose in Bracknell choose Woodguard Color as the decorative finish over Accoya wood, used in the construction of the Bracknell flagship Waitrose store. The supermarket, which opened late 2011, is Waitrose’s ‘greenest’ shop to date. The 25,000 sqft store incorporates pioneering new sustainability features that will reduce carbon dioxide emissions.


Vertical random width Accoya boards were clad to the façade of the store. A Woodguard Color protective finish Turner Grey was applied.


Woodguard color products are not varnishes or surface coatings; they are innovative impregnation products composed of high performance fluorinated resins in a water based solution free from solvents and silicones. Moreover they allow the wood to breathe. They are finishing products that help prevent wood degradation. There is an extensive range of colours to choose from.