Stark Seat

Application

The seating is available in four standard length options available in full-size and junior versions, which are suitable for lower school applications. Products are supplied for bolt-down surface mounting as standard, which is our recommendation for level sites, or with the option of extended posts for in-ground installation. Applications include parks, nature reserves, schools and heritage sites.

Description

Softwood timber seat that can be used independently or as a coordinated suite of products (with benches, tables and picnic tables also available separately).

The softwood construction makes for an economical alternative to hardwood seating and table ranges, with pressure treatment providing good medium-term durability. The range is characterised by heavy-duty timber sections with bolted connections to give a tough, almost industrial aesthetic.

All timber sections are ‘regularised’ with planed faces and eased edges, with cross-cuts also softened to eliminate sharp edges and reduce the risk of splintering. Softwood can be supplied in a ‘natural’ pressure treated finish which can add a slight green tinge to the pale colouration of the timber or can be treated with a supplementary saturating oil in a variety of tinted colours.

Seat assembly:

  • Typical sub-assemblies and parts supplied for on-site final assembly include:
  • A seating platform (arms are pre-fitted if required).
  • Two front posts.
  • A backrest including back posts.
  • Four steel baseplates.

Features and benefits:

  • Products are supplied part-assembled and flat packed for on-site assembly.
  • All product fixings are provided, with the exception of ground anchors and the adhesive.
  • Products can be supplied fully assembled (at additional cost).

Applications:

The seating is available in four standard length options available in full-size and junior versions, which are suitable for lower school applications. Products are supplied for bolt-down surface mounting as standard, which is our recommendation for level sites, or with the option of extended posts for in-ground installation. Applications include parks, nature reserves, schools and heritage sites.

General information

Material

Treated softwood

Galvanized steel baseplates

Uniclass 2015

Pr_40_30_29_85 Street and site seatsPrimary

CAWS

Q50/220 Benches

Q50/225 Seats

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Product range

Seating

Specification data - Street and site seats

Product Reference

Stark Seat Part-Assembled

Stark Seat Fully Assembled

Type

See 'Options' below and insert requirements.

Armrests

Not required

One mid and two end armrests

One mid armrest

Three mid and two end armrests

2400 mm long unit.

Three mid armrests

2400 mm long unit.

Three mid armrest

2400 mm long unit.

Tow mid armrests

Not 1500 mm long unit.

Two end armrests

Two mid and two end armrests

Not 1500 mm long unit.

Colour/ Finish

Oiled finish, cedar

Standard.

Oiled finish, clear

Optional, subject to minimum quantity orders.

Oiled finish, light oa

Optional, subject to minimum quantity orders.

Oiled finish, medium oak

Standard.

Oiled finish, redwood – Optional, subject to minimum quantity orders.

Optional, subject to minimum quantity orders.

Oiled finish, rustic oak – Optional, subject to minimum quantity orders.

Optional, subject to minimum quantity orders.

Oiled finish, teak

Optional, subject to minimum quantity orders.

Fixing

Bolt-down via baseplates

Above ground installation.

Bolt-down via baseplates onto below ground (with extended depth legs)

In-ground installation.

Concrete pad with fixing kit

Above ground installation.

Freestanding (supplied with feet)

Into concrete pad (with extended depth legs)

In-ground installation.

Standard product features

Material:

  • Treated softwood.
  • Galvanized steel baseplates.

Product Options

Type:

- Single slat backrest:

  • STK SS 5 – Full size, 1500 mm long.
  • STK SSJ 5 – Junior, 1500 mm long.
  • STK SS 6 – Full size, 1800 mm long.
  • STK SSJ 6 – Junior, 1800 mm long.
  • STK SS 7 – Full size, 2100 mm long.
  • STK SSJ 7 – Junior, 2100 mm long.
  • STK SS 8 – Full size, 2400 mm long.
  • STK SSJ 8 – Junior, 2400 mm long.

- Double slat backrest:

  • STK DS 5 – Full size, 1500 mm long.
  • STK DSJ 5 – Junior, 1500 mm long.
  • STK DS 6 – Full size, 1800 mm long.
  • STK DSJ 6 – Junior, 1800 mm long.
  • STK DS 7 – Full size, 2100 mm long.
  • STK DSJ 7 – Junior, 2100 mm long.
  • STK DS 8 – Full size, 2400 mm long.
  • STK DSJ 8 – Junior, 2400 mm long.

Size (d x h):

- Single slat backrest:

  • Full size single slat backrest: 640 x 710 mm.
  • Junior size single slat backrest: 515 x 585 mm.

- Double slat backrest:

  • Full size single slat backrest: 640 x 875 mm.
  • Junior size single slat backrest: 515 x 690 mm.

Armrests:

  • Armrests are a useful aid for the less-able-bodied in particular, helping them to lower themselves onto a seat and also alight from it. Armrests can also deter rough sleeping if placed appropriately. All full-size Stark seating products, with the exception of the Single Slat Bench, are available with armrests.
  • The simple block forms, which have an overhang that can be firmly gripped, are pre-fitted at any of the positions shown on the illustrations below, which are designed to maintain comfortable seating widths. If the need for armrests is only identified after the product has been installed, they can be easily retro-fitted.
  • Consult technical literature for size information, varies depending on the configuration.

Fixing:

- Above ground installation:

Each unit is pre-drilled with four 15 mm holes for M10 or M12 fixings (not supplied). An optional fixing kit comprising two. M10 x 330 mm long threaded studs with nuts and washers supplied for attachment to the baseplate and fixing into a suitable new or existing foundation. Ideal for installation in soft ground.

- In-ground installation:

Posts roots can be set into concrete with the base plates helping to prevent any lift out, or alternatively, posts can be bolted to a below-ground concrete pad with two M12 ground anchors (not supplied), or set into concrete using a fixing kit (as above).

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