Chill Factore, Trafford Centre, Manchester

Rodeca 40mm panels provide the rainscreen cladding on the UK’s largest indoor ski/snowboard centre, Chill Factore at Manchester’s Trafford Centre.

The £31million centre comprises of blue panels to the 180m long main slope and red panels to the smaller training slope.  

The translucency of the panels reveals the structural depth of the construction whilst at night the back lit facades provide an impressive instantly recognisable landmark.

Client: Extreme Cool Company

Architect: Faulkner Browns Architects

Product: External façade: PC 2540-4 Blue/Crystal and Red/Crystal

Size: 4,000m2