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Dart Valley Systems Ltd

Market leader in water saving products & automatic washroom products for specialist applications

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BAA Case Study

BAA Case Study

Dart Valley Systems Ltd

Dart Valley Systems (DVS) were thrilled to be chosen for the refurbishment project at Heathrow Terminal 5. DVS worked with Heathrow Airport (formerly known as Heathrow Airport) for over 15 years, providing brassware and water controls and have become established as a trusted partner. The Terminal 5 design team at Heathrow Airport worked with DVS to expand the range to include flush valves, urinal controls, automatic taps amongst others to fulfil their requirements. This specification was then carried forward to future Terminal projects.After a thorough review of washroom products from leading suppliers, the Heathrow Airport design team nominated DVS as the preferred supplier. There was a high level of confidence in the reliability of the products and support provided from previous successful collaborations. The results, achieved through close collaboration, have provided both parties with significant benefits, Heathrow Airport obtained the exact specifications they required and DVS was able to produce some of their next generation products. With an anticipated 35 million passengers a year passing through the terminal, the products needed to be robust and able to withstand a high footfall, along with offering cost and operational savings. 
Bainland Holiday Park Washroom Revamp

Bainland Holiday Park Washroom Revamp

Dart Valley Systems Ltd

Bainland Holiday Park, located in Bainland Country Park, were looking for a washroom refresh and specified Franke products for the project. Inspired Washrooms, a Nottingham based fit-out company, executed the project with the installation of a wide range of Franke products including Miranit washbasins and accessories from the Rodan range. The full range of products provided was:4 x ANMW411 - Single Quadro Miranit Washbasins with tap hole4 x F3SV1001 - F3 self-closing taps2 x UC07-010 - Urinal Control Systems2 x UC00-001 - Air Brake (Back Flow Preventer)5 x WC03-002 - WC Flush valve Kits & Wave on Sensors5 x WC02-011 - Concealed Plastic Cistern Kits2 x DRYX500N - Hands in hand dryers 1 x F1393 - Franke Airblast Hand dryer4 x CHRX669 - Stainless steel mini jumbo toilet roll holders3 x RODX618 - Stainless steel rodan soap dispensers3 x RODX625 - Rodan Electronic Soap Dispensers
Central Scotland Police Case Study

Central Scotland Police Case Study

Dart Valley Systems Ltd

Central Scotland Police have selected DVS automatic flushvalves and wave on sensors for their new hand rinse system which have been in place since the early seventies.Due to the nature of the cells a lot of water was being wasted with each flush and hand wash. Choosing DVS flushvalves and wave on sensors for the hand rinse basins will significantly reduce their water usage. DVS flush valves and sensors have various functionalities for high security environments, including ligature resistant designs along with lock out functions to prevent any mis-use. This also prevents the system from being flooded, also minimising any potential water wastage.
Cherry Creek Youth Justice Centre

Cherry Creek Youth Justice Centre

Dart Valley Systems Ltd

A new youth centre’s development is underway to the west of Werribee, in the surrounding area of Cherry Creek and Dart Valley Systems have provided products from the Safe Ensuite range for the project. The Safe Ensuite range is manufactured from Glass Reinforced Polyester (GRP) which is a single skin configuration that has three different weaves of glass fibre to give the product a good internal structural integrity, this is then impregnated with polyester resin to matrix it all together to produce the strong and extremely durable composite material. GRP is virtually unbreakable and ideal for high security and correctional facilities. The range of products provided are as follows:178 x VR01-010 High Security Ligature Resistant Toilet 37 x VR01-072 V2 High Security WC Pan Less Abled with Grey Top
Churston Ferrers Grammer School Case Study

Churston Ferrers Grammer School Case Study

Dart Valley Systems Ltd

Dart Valley Systems Limited has teamed up with OGCbuying.solutions to provide every opportunity for the education sector to evaluate water usage and implement cost effective water saving solutions.
Claridge's Case Study

Claridge's Case Study

Dart Valley Systems Ltd

Dart Valley Systems Ltd have been working closely with Claridges to help reduce water consumption within their washrooms facilities at their London Mayfair Hotel.
Didsbury Road School

Didsbury Road School

Dart Valley Systems Ltd

DVS recently provided several hand sanitising stations to Didsbury Road School ahead of it's reopening after the pandemic. Encouraging excellent hand hygiene has never been so important as it is today. We were thrilled to provide two Dart Valley branded AC00-050 free standing sanitiser dispensers for the entrance of the school before children returned on March 8th. 
Dudhope Case Study

Dudhope Case Study

Dart Valley Systems Ltd

Dudhope Young People’s Inpatient Unit is a new £8 million development, part of the North of Scotland Regional Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service and is due to be handed over to the client on 6th March 2015. The facility is to be based on the site of the existing YPU at Dudhope Terrace, Dundee and will include a 12-bed inpatient unit with an education facility and family accommodation for patients from across the North of Scotland.
Eden Project Case Study

Eden Project Case Study

Dart Valley Systems Ltd

From a clay pit to a world famous visitor attraction and educational charity, Dart Valley Systems have been working with the Eden project for over 10 years, to help them reduce their water usage.A number of products have been installed at the Eden project including WC flush valves and down lighter urinal controls and touch-free programmable taps. The flush valves and urinal controls are not only an excellent choice for water conservation, but also provide a more hygienic solution with a touch free wave on operation. DVS controls are ideal for high usage areas as they provide a low maintenance solution with adjustable time delays between flushing and other various functionalities which can be set according to a specific building’s needs.
Gaudet Luce washroom renovation

Gaudet Luce washroom renovation

Dart Valley Systems Ltd

The award-winning Worcestershire Golf Club, Gaudet Luce Golf and Leisure Complex has recently undergone an upgrade of their washrooms. The revamp was completed by Inspired Washrooms, a Nottinghamshire based fit-out company who Franke Water Systems have worked with on numerous projects. We were thrilled to be chosen to supply over 20 washroom products for the project which included composite wash basins, accessories, taps, cisterns and more.  
Harrods Case Study

Harrods Case Study

Dart Valley Systems Ltd

DVS recently supplied a large number of taps to Harrods. As one of the world’s most famous luxury department stores, Harrods greets millions of visitors every year. When choosing products for their washroom refit a sleek design aesthetic as well as a product that can cope with high traffic usage was a very important part of the selection criteria.
Hindu Temple and Community Centre Washroom Revamp

Hindu Temple and Community Centre Washroom Revamp

Dart Valley Systems Ltd

Hindu Temple & Community Centre, Nottingham, looked for a washroom revamp and specified Franke products for the project. Inspired Washrooms, a Nottingham based fit-out company, executed the project by installing a wide range of Franke products. The three-week programme included the installation of Franke Miranit washbasins and accessories from the Rodan range. The full range of products provided was: ·       2 x ANMW431 Quadro triple washbasins ·       6 x F3SV1001 FS3 self-closing pillar taps·       9 x CHRX669  Jumbo toilet roll holders ·       5 x RODX618 RODAN soap dispensers for wall mounting ·       4 x F1390 AIRBLAST hand dryers (white) The Temple, based in the City of Nottingham, was developed in the early 1970s and has since evolved into an establishment covering a wide range of activities promoting the Hindu ethos. These activities range from Religious, Cultural, Social, Festive, Educational and Charity events to Yoga practice.Miranit washbasins are ideal for busy areas such as community centres. Miranit is a shatter-proof, resin bonded mineral granite material and provided a robust and aesthetically pleasing solution to the project. Miranit is cast in a single mold with no adhesive seams or joints and offers high stability and high durability while keeping a contemporary style.  Chris Kightley, Managing Director of Inspired Washrooms, commented ‘‘We work with Franke regularly and can always trust them to provide us with quality products. Over the years, we have worked on many projects together, and we would consider them one of our most trusted partners. Their range Miranit composite washroom basins are excellent for various projects that we complete, and the Rodan accessories angular side profiles complement the contemporary décor of the washrooms”.
Hornsby House School

Hornsby House School

Dart Valley Systems Ltd

Hornsby House School, London, have recently had a full washroom refurbishment. Franke Water Systems provided a total of 67 washrooms products for the revamp, including a range of Dart Valley branded taps, WCs, flush valves, and a range of Miranit composite washtroughs for the nursery, boys, girls and staff washrooms.The full range of products provided were:17 x AT03-011 Aquarius DM A45 tap 2 x AT00-002 single station mains kit standard pressure 4 x AT00-003 two station mains kit standard pressure 6 x AT00-004 three station mains kit standard pressure2 x SOLX1800T 3 person Miranit washtrough with three tap holes2 x SOLX2400T 4 person Miranit washtrough with four tap holes16 x WC02-011 concealed plastic cistern kit16 x WC03-002 WC Flushvalve 
KFC Case Study

KFC Case Study

Dart Valley Systems Ltd

KFC have selected DVS touch-free classic taps for their new and existing restaurants throughout the UK. Our classic tap range is ideal for busy restaurants, designed with a touch-free operation these taps not only promote excellent hygiene but also help to conserve water in high usage washrooms.
Kingsley Green Case Study

Kingsley Green Case Study

Dart Valley Systems Ltd

The centre, designed as a therapeutic environment for adults experiencing a mental health crisis, features 86 ensuite single bedrooms, as well as courtyard gardens for active recreation and quiet reflection, a shop, café, and innovative treatment and therapy areas.
KWC DVS - new company name

KWC DVS - new company name

Dart Valley Systems Ltd

The new company name KWC Group AG symbolizes the coming together of KWC, Franke Sissons and Dart Valley SystemsFollowing the sale and carve-out of the Franke Water Systems division from the Franke Group, Franke Sissons and Dart Valley Systems have changed its name as planned. The company now trades under the name KWC Group AG and controls the other companies in the Group. The UK currently operates as KWC DVS Ltd, which combines the Franke Sissons and Dart Valley Systems brands.Since the sale of Franke Water Systems AG to funds advised by Equistone in May 2021, the company’s new owners have successfully established the international sanitaryware group as a stand-alone company. The sale has resulted in a close association between the brands KWC, the leader in Switzerland’s domestic consumer market, and Franke Sissons and Dart Valley Systems. The new company name, adopted in March 2022, reflects this change. With immediate effect, Franke Sissons and Dart Valley Systems now have a new name: KWC DVS Ltd. This development derives from the two companies’ shared brand values: quality of life through health protection, sustainability, reliability, and enthusiasm. The merging of the two brands creates synergies by transferring knowledge in their areas of expertise.About KWC Group AGKWC Group AG is an international premium manufacturer of taps, comprehensive sanitaryware and specialist healthcare solutions. In 2022, all the brands belonging to the corporate Group, including KWC and Franke Water Systems Commercial, began operating under the new name KWC Group AG. At six locations in Europe and Asia, the Group manufactures high-quality products for domestic consumers, (semi-)public institutions and the medical sector. KWC Group AG combines more than 150 years of tradition and innovation with advanced expertise in technology and materials coupled with superior design. Reliability, sustainability, and safeguarding are among the values that best describe the Group. The headquarters of KWC Group AG are in Unterkulm, Switzerland. The Group employs more than 1,000 staff worldwide.The Franke Sissons and Dart Valley Systems brands form KWC DVS Ltd to provide one solution to some of the most demanding environments in the UK. Key markets include mental healthcare, healthcare, custodial, retail, leisure, education, and other public and semi-public washrooms. KWC DVS can deliver standard, customised or fully bespoke solutions for any project with state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities in the UK and Europe.
Langdon Hospital Case Study

Langdon Hospital Case Study

Dart Valley Systems Ltd

Langdon Hospital provides forensic mental health services for the Devon Partnership NHS Trust. The service supports people who, as a consequence of their mental health problems, have had contact with the legal system and require a safe and secure environment.Dart Valley Systems have worked with the Hospital for many years helping to improve the patients living environment, with a combination of the DVS high security sanitaryware installed.Products from the DVS safe ensuite range included:Ligature resistant wash basinsLigature resistant shower headsTouch-free ligature resistant flush controlsA range of ligature resistant mirrors
Lincoln bowl

Lincoln bowl

Dart Valley Systems Ltd

Lincoln bowl has recently undergone a major washroom refurbishment to give their bowling alley a much-needed makeover. The renovation consisted of a whole washroom revamp from flooring to washbasins, taps, urinals and even the less-abled washroom facilities. The main aim of the project was to make their washrooms stand out as much as the bowling alley itself. Franke Water Systems provided over 20 washroom products for the revamp, including a range of Dart Valley branded taps, WCs, flush valves, hand dryers and a range of Miranit composite wash troughs for the male and female toilets.The full range of products provided were:2 x WC03-002 - WC flush valve kits 1 x WC03-002 - WC flush valve kit 2 x WC02-011 - Concealed plastic cistern kits 1 x WC02-011 - Concealed Plastic Cistern Kit 3 x UC07-010 - Urinal control systems 3 x UC00-001 - Backflow Preventers 3 x AT03-011 - Aquarius deck mounted A45 taps 1 x AT00-004 - Three station mains Kit 1 x ANMW411 - Single Quadro Miranit wash basin 1 x ANMW421 - Double Quadro Miranit wash basin 1 x DRYX500N - Hands in hand dryer 1 x F1390 - Airblast Hand Dryer
McDonalds Case Study

McDonalds Case Study

Dart Valley Systems Ltd

The fast food chain has been working to improve their environmental credentials in recent years, and as well as aiming to reduce their restaurants’ energy consumption they are also committed to minimising the amount of water their restaurants use.
Mersey Care NHS Trust Case Study

Mersey Care NHS Trust Case Study

Dart Valley Systems Ltd

Clock View, situated in Walton, Liverpool, replaces the old Walton Hospital which once stood in its place.The £25m site will provide the city’s new psychiatric intensive care unit for urgent inpatient care.
MetroLine Case Study

MetroLine Case Study

Dart Valley Systems Ltd

During the design and specification stage of the Metroline washroom installation contract, Lan Services considered the fact that the products chosen would have to be installed within washrooms of varying sizes and layouts. Also, due to a large volume of people using the facilities each day, the specification called for a highly durable and reliable washroom solution that is hygienic, easy to clean and maintain.
National Physical Laboratory

National Physical Laboratory

Dart Valley Systems Ltd

The National Physical Laboratory, the UK’s National Metrology Institute, was due a washroom upgrade and Dart Valley Systems provided products for the project. Developing and maintaining national primary measurement standards, the NPL has been responsible for building reliable and successful measurement foundations that help evolve antibiotics to tackle resistance, more effective cancer treatments, superfast 5G and unhackable quantum communications. The range of products provided are as follows: ·       40 x AT03-011 Aquarius DM A45 tap spout only in s/steel with pex hoses ·       40 x WC02-013 Concealed plastic cistern kit – vertical – 1 ½“·       40 x WC03-013 Low voltage WC flush valve with programmable sensor (1 ½“ base c/w mains PSU)·       17 x WC02-001 Concealed plastic cistern – cistern only – 1 ½“ ·       17 x UC00-002 Auto-Syphon for cisterns – 8 ¼“ x 1 ½“ BSP ·       12 x AT00-007 Two station mains kit low pressure 0.5-1 BAR·       3 x AT00-003 Two station mains kit standard pressure 1-10 BAR ·       1 x AT00-002 Single station mains kit standard pressure 1-10 BAR ·       1 x AT00-004 Three station mains kit standard pressure 1-10 BAR·       2 x AT00-006 Single station mains kit low pressure 0.5-1 BAR  ·       2 x AT00-008 Three station mains kit low pressure 0.5-1 BAR·       7 X UC01-024 Flushmatic downlighter kit for suspended ceilings in White - Mains ·       24 x AC17-047 Thermostatic mixing valve 4in1 15/22mm  Our DVS no-touch WC flushing system is an electronically operated drop valve that replaces the traditional syphon and delivers a measured volume of water to the lavatory bowl from the cistern. A simple wave of a hand past the fitted sensor will activate the electronic Flush valve. The system typically saves 30% on water costs, is vandal-proof, and is easy to install and maintain. For over a hundred years, the NPL has worked with its customers to convert scientific proficiency into economic success, proficient employment, and an enhanced quality of life. As an institute that has aided in saving lives and protecting our environment, National Physical Laboratory has played an enormous role in helping the British public feel safe and secure. 
North Devon NHS Trust Case Study

North Devon NHS Trust Case Study

Dart Valley Systems Ltd

Dart Valley Systems Ltd has been working closely with Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust, Capital Engineering Manager to improve infection control measures. An initial trial set was set up at North Devon District Hospital using the AquariTherm™ Manual tap. As the AquariTherm range was designed with healthcare environments in mind, it was a great match.One of the taps main selling point, was the patented isolation feature, which allows the tap to be removed for servicing or exchange without the need to isolate the water or remove any panels. This unique feature reduces any down time during servicing or disinfection, with easy to access filters these can be removed, replaced or cleaned in a matter of seconds.
Parkview Case Study

Parkview Case Study

Dart Valley Systems Ltd

DVS have just completed an installation at Park View Clinic CAMHS (Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services) in Moseley as part of the Birmingham Children’s Hospital Scheme.
Sherwood Oaks

Sherwood Oaks

Dart Valley Systems Ltd

The Nottinghamshire Healthcare Foundation Trust is looking to improve its Adult Mental Health Inpatient services and Dart Valley Systems provided products for its new Sherwood Oaks unit. The new unit aims to give patients, staff, and visitors the best form of services and level of care by providing single accommodation and en-suite facilities that will improve privacy and dignity for patients. The products provided for the project are as follows: • 72 x VR01-030 High security V2 basin with integrated backplate (not including sensors) • 72 x SH07-040 High security shower head 30 degree • 36 x VR01-072 High security WC pan less abled with grey top • 36 x VR01071 V2 high security WC pan with grey top • 72 x VR07-004 Washroom control system kit – for DVS High Security backplate & WC Our high-security and ligature resistant products are virtually unbreakable and create a safe solution within all mental health facilities. The Sanitaryware, basins and accessories are manufactured from GRP (glass reinforced polyester) which is cost-effective, vandal-resistant, and completely shatterproof. Complete with a high-grade polyester gel coat finish, GRP provides a more domestic and familiar feel to the room creating a more therapeutic environment for those requiring an inpatient stay. 
Southern Remand Centre Site

Southern Remand Centre Site

Dart Valley Systems Ltd

Work has been advancing on the new Southern Remand Centre at the Risdon Prison site in Tasmania with the cooperation of Dart Valley Systems. Our range of Safe Ensuite high security products have proved essential to the centre’s desire to improve correctional facilities for remdandees. The full range of products provided was:• 4 x VR01-072 High Security V2 WC Pan Less Abled with Grey Top• 130 x VR01-010 High Security Ligature Resistant Toilet • 135 x VR01-031 High Security Single Spout Integrated Basin• 9 x VR01-025 High Security Mirror with Moulded Frame • 130 x VR01-037 High Security Mirror with Moulded Frame and Shelf
St Anns P22 Project

St Anns P22 Project

Dart Valley Systems Ltd

St. Anns, London, new mental health inpatient building Blossom Court is undergoing it’s second phase and specified DVS and Franke products for the project. The unit is due to be completed in Autumn 2002 and aims to replace its old mental health wards with modern, state of the art facilities for patients requiring inpatient care. The full range of products provided was: • 2 x VR01-072 V2 High security WC pan less abled with grey top • 3 x VR01-010 High security ligature resistant toilet • 5 x VR01-030 High security V2 basin with integrated backplate (not including sensors) • 5 x VR07-004 Washroom control system kit – for DVS high security backplate & WC • 5 x WC02-014 Concealed plastic cistern kit – vertical – 2” unit • 4 x F0354P Single bowl • 4 x F0359P Single bowl • 6 x F0360P Single bowl • 1 x G22025L DUH hospital disposal unit • 1 x G20605N Stainless steel cistern • 3 x G20055N Centinel janitorial unit – HTM64The plans for the redevelopment of St Ann’s Hospital were developed with patients, staff and local stakeholders and involve a series of improvements. Following completion of the new inpatient unit in summer 2020, Phase 2 includes the refurbishment of other buildings, a new restaurant for visitors and staff and improvements to the site power and water supplies, roadways, car parking and landscaping. Designing sanitaryware for mental health and high-security environments can be a challenge, however, the DVS branded safe ensuite range is manufactured using advanced technologies, provides the perfect solution. These high-security and ligature resistant products are virtually unbreakable and create a safe solution within all mental health facilities.
St. Bernard's Case Study

St. Bernard's Case Study

Dart Valley Systems Ltd

St Bernard’s Hospital in Southall, West London, is undergoing major redevelopment to improve the sites’ infrastructure, whilst resulting in modern, wellconstructed buildings, designed to support high quality care and flexibility to meet the needs of future patients and services.
Tate Modern case study

Tate Modern case study

Dart Valley Systems Ltd

The Tate Modern washroom project started back in 2007 and involved the complete refurbishment of all washrooms throughout this prestige and very busy building.
Tesco Case Study

Tesco Case Study

Dart Valley Systems Ltd

Throughout many years, Dart Valley Systems continue to improve washroom facilities and assist in saving water and money across Tesco stores nationwide.The push taps installed in the washrooms were running longer than required. DVS recommended automatic taps as the lifetime is longer and potentially, up to 30% savings can be made. Even though flow rates may be similar, automatic taps will only run when they are detecting hands. See table below detailing estimated savings at this store when using automatic taps.
The Bullring shopping centre

The Bullring shopping centre

Dart Valley Systems Ltd

The Bullring Shopping Centre is located in the heart of Birmingham Commercial District. It is one of the UK’s busiest shopping destinations, with visitors coming from far and wide to experience a vast choice of shops.
Thorntons factory washrooms

Thorntons factory washrooms

Dart Valley Systems Ltd

Dart Valley Systems Ltd have been working closely with Thornton’s facilities team to help reduce water consumption within their washrooms facilities at their Summercotes factory.
University of Bath Case Study

University of Bath Case Study

Dart Valley Systems Ltd

Located on Claverton Down overlooking the historic and picturesque Roman city, the University of Bath has recently invested over £150 million to improve and expand its existing facilities. This includes creating new teaching spaces and student accommodation; and new state of the art academic venues.
University of Plymouth Campus Project

University of Plymouth Campus Project

Dart Valley Systems Ltd

The University of Plymouth aims to invest in the campus to advance knowledge and transform the lives of its students. The ‘campus masterplan’ intends to ensure first class learning, research and working environments that is based around low carbon design. Dart Valley Systems provided products for one of its new buildings, Portland House. The full range of products provided are as follows: • 13 x AT03-022 Aquarius DM A45 Doc M tap spout only in s/steel with copper tails • 94 x AT03-012 Aquarius DM A45 tap spout only in s/steel with copper tails• 1 x AC01-001 Handheld programmer with USB interface with case – For use with all DVS programmable sensors & taps The university’s objective was to look at water saving and low usage outlets within the building, in keeping with the institutes core principles of sustainability in finances, reputation, services and environmental performance. The DVS Handheld Programmer allows quick and easy adjustment of settings including run-on time, range, purge and more. Real time data can be uploaded from the programmer via the USB port to allow accurate monitoring of water efficiency making this an ideal product for those aiming to be more environmentally friendly. 
Yatala Prison Redevelopment

Yatala Prison Redevelopment

Dart Valley Systems Ltd

The redevelopment of Yatala Prison in South Australia is supporting the advancement of the state’s public prison structure, reinforcing the security and reducing the rate of offending. Dart Valley Systems have contributed to the completion of the $149 million project with the installation of their products. The products used were as follows:138 x VR01-010 High Security Ligature Resistant Toilet 4 x VR01-072 V2 High Security WC Pan Less Abled with Grey Top140 x VR01-080 High Security High Sided Integrated Basin (not including sensors) 2 x VR01-031 High Security Single Spout Integrated Basin (not including sensors) 

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