New HardiePlank® cladding captures Beautiful + Durable design

James Hardie Europe GmbH, the leader in fibre cement building materials, has launched the HardiePlank® Product Family which pairs a new level of design flexibility and the unmatched performance of JamesHardie® fibre cement products.

The HardiePlank® product family by JamesHardie® brings together the classic, traditional profile of HardiePlank® weatherboard with a seamless, easy-to-fit interlock of HardiePlank® VL weatherboard, allowing architects and builders to elevate their designs to achieve any vision from traditional to contemporary.


+ Most natural look according to 90% of homeowners[1]
+ Low maintenance thanks to unique ColourPlus™ Technology[2]
+ Up to 20% faster installation[3]

HardiePlank® cladding is a versatile, low maintenance weatherboard that is stronger than the elements. Installation is quick and easy, offering maximum flexibility with options to fit the boards horizontally, vertically, ship-lapped or open jointed.

The new HardiePlank® VL weatherboard casts clean, crisp lines and ushers in a new era of contemporary facade solutions. Its’ chic, distinctive design and timeless flat finish epitomizes modern, durable beauty, perfect for both horizontal and vertical installation. Available in a natural cedarmill finish, HardiePlank® VL comes in a timeless colour palette to maximize architectural features from graphic monochrome and soft pastels to muted greys.


The new HardiePlank® VL will be available from October 7th in select stockists across the UK. Additional availability will follow soon.
Stockists include:

• PGR Builders & Timber Merchants

• Elliotts

• U-Plastics

¶ Southern Timber

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[1] Based on feedback of more than 800 respondents
[2] Our ColourPlus finishes have been evaluated in tests stimulating decades of UV exposure and show exceptional resistance to colour change
[3] Based on side to side installation with comparable systems