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Six Storey Spinning Mill

REHAU Ltd

One of Huddersfield’s most iconic cotton spinning mills has been transformed with the installation of replacement windows fabricated in the REHAU TOTAL70c 70mm system. 110 windows replaced singled glazed timber windows across one façade of the 105 year old building. The original timber windows had become rotten and draughty and there was a danger that they could fall into the car park below. REHAU TOTAL70c windows were recommended as the ideal replacement for the timber windows because of their proven quality and durability and self cleaning glass was also specified to minimise the ongoing maintenance of the windows

Dakota

Signbox Ltd

Signbox’s powerful signage solution at the Dakota Building in Weybridge was designed to reflect the area’s aviation heritage. Inside, Signbox installed a backlit, painted glass reception directory with polished aluminium frame. For the exterior, Signbox constructed and fitted skyline signage for the top of the entrance portico and to each elevation while, at street level, a fabricated perimeter sign and car park entrance monolith was installed. The side elevation signage was manufactured from the same powder-coated, stainless steel as the portico cladding it was mounted on and a highlight LED strip was applied to lettering edges to provide halo illumination.

Peabody Nods for Stannah Passenger Lifts in St John’s Hill Social Housing Regeneration

Stannah Lifts

Five Xtralifts and two sets of Xtralift duplexes will support access-for-all to 153 apartments ranged over five and seven floors, in two distinct blocks. To match the heavy duty demand of this environment, the nine 8-person lifts are fitted with higher-grade stainless steel lift cars and Dewhurst push-button controls. Eight are traction, without motor rooms, and one is hydraulic, with a motor room. All the lifts have been installed with a range of options, with a mix of vandal-resistant categories 1 and 2. Two models are equipped as firefighter lifts.

Full colour print on external vinyl for McLaren's London showroom

The Window Film Company UK Ltd

When motorsport giants McLaren announced they were to open a showroom in London, there was worldwide excitement. Understandably, McLaren were keen to complete the showroom fit-out in privacy and The Window Film Company were engaged to provide a solution. Privacy was ensured by printing a bespoke set of designs onto external grade white vinyl, which was then fitted to the windows at the showroom, housed at the prestigious One Hyde Park development. The project also involved the removal and replacing of the film to allow the addition of Lewis Hamilton's F1 race car. Full story follows...

Automatic Sliding Doors - ASSA ABLOY SL500

Assa Abloy Entrance Systems (Pedestrian Door Systems)

ASSA ABLOY Entrance Systems' expertise in transportation applications made us an ideal partner for the Doncaster Transport Interchange project. In working together with the pro-jet’s engineers, automatic sliding door systems were determined to be the optimal solution for the bus depot due their reliability and safety. The clean lines of the ASSA ABLOY sliding doors also complemented other elements of the broader French gate Centre urban renewal project, which includes an integrated train station and car park for visitors to the nearby city center, in addition to the shopping mall.

The Hub, Hattersley - Leaking Podium Deck

Delta Membrane Systems Ltd

Delta were employed to assist on this leaking podium deck project. Following a full assessment of The Hub and its underground parking facilities it was identified that rainwater was entering the basement car park through the ceiling deck at multiple points. These points included holes that were formed to allow drainage from the surface, movement joints and investigation holes that had been created through the steel rib and concrete deck. Based on “as built plans” a system was designed post construction that would offer the same quality of structural protection had it been incorporated during the build phase.

The SSE Hydro: decorative wall cladding for the stage entrance constructed from Stereo-kinetic system.

Lang+Fulton

The SSE Hydro is the biggest performance arena ever designed by Foster + Partners. Lang+Fulton have now supplied a decorative solution for the stage entrance constructed from their STEREO-KINETIC cladding system. Each stainless steel sheet is engraved with name of an artist, commemorating their performance. When the Hydro first opened in 2013 Lang+Fulton supplied the Roma-3 grating fence which secures the perimeter of the complex and storage compounds, as well as a Micro-15 balustrade for the elevated walkway which connects the car parking facilities with the venue. Product: STEREO-KINETIC cladding

Stainless steel open mesh floor grating for Vista Apartments at Chelsea Bridge

Lang+Fulton

The new Vista apartments occupy an enviable location, close to Chelsea Bridge and overlooking Battersea Park. As a high-end residential project, the landscaping was given a high priority, Lang+Fulton were approached by the architects to propose a suitable stainless steel grating for pedestrian use, which would ventilate the underground car park. A grating with a heel proof mesh of 55x11mm was recommended and was designed with support beams and anchor bolts. The stainless steel was pickled and polished. 31m2 of galvanized mild steel grating with 66x33mm mesh was supplied for an area which was inaccessible to the public.

Jaguar Land Rover

Saint-Gobain Ecophon

Showcasing two of the worlds most prestigious and admired car brands demands enormous attention to detail. Over a many number of years, Saint-Gobain Ecophon has created acoustic suspended ceilings within countless Jaguar Land Rover dealerships throughout the UK. The architect, SDA Design in Leeds, specifies Ecophon’s Focus Ds or Dg ceiling system for both its aesthetic and acoustic performance. The concealed grid systems help to achieve the clean, crisp style of the interior’s look and feel, reflecting both the sleek lines of the vehicles and the sophistication of the brand.

Home of Compassion Care Home

TRC Windows

This Grade II listed building in Thames Ditton dates from 1792. The former manor house, priory and chapel was repurposed as a care home in 1905 by the Nuns of Compassion, yet in recent years the historic buildings have posed challenges to delivering modern standards of care. Oliver & Robb Architects have rationalised the design in a renovation project to created 78 luxury bed spaces. We were appointed to design, supply and install a total of 263 timber tilt and slide sash windows, tilt and turn windows, single doors and French doors to sympathetically upgrade the property.

Extra care development, Cumbria

Spectus Window Systems

Parkview Gardens is a £7 million, 60-bed care facility designed for older adults, which offers specialist support for people with dementia. Key to provide ample natural light and outdoor access, to promote positive well-being in the residents.

Bi-Fold Gates at Chelsea Waterfront

Bolton Gate Company

Chelsea Waterfront is a high-specification new development centred around the iconic Lots Road Power Station where car parking is facilitated by a basement accessed by automatic bi-fold gates. Having been specified by Terry Farrell, Bolton Gate Company were chosen to design, manufacture and install a set of gates which included two automatic bi-fold gates with an adjacent personnel gate. The main gates provided secure vehicular access being activated by card reader and the adjacent hinged gate allowed selective personnel access by key fob. A polyester powder coated finish in Basalt Grey was applied to blend in with the surrounding structure.

Enfield Care Homes, London

AluK (GB) Ltd

Enfield Care Homes was fabricated and installed by EYG Commercial, a project which showcased a range of AluK products including; 58BW windows, GT55 TB commercial doors, BSC94 sliding doors and SL52 curtain walling. An important element of the specification by developers, Morgan Sindall development was for the windows to achieve high acoustic and thermal performance to ensure minimum noise pollution and maximum energy efficiency.

CARU Building Newcastle

Briggs Amasco Ltd

A relatively small but complicated project which required a multi disciplined approach. We worked closely with clients design team to successfully integrate and co-ordinate the three different elements of work.

Congratulations to Cara Brickwork

Naylor Concrete Products Ltd

Naylor Lintels were supplied to the winning project of the Supreme Award at the Brick Awards 2015 The Whitworth Art Gallery. The judges comments were - Extraordinary architectural quality both in its internal and external spatial arrangements, attention to detail and workmanship. The proportions of the external spaces are immensely effective and give a calmness and richness. The relationship to its surroundings is clear in the historic Whitworth building and its landscape setting, park and new courtyards. This building has tremendous architectural quality and its use of brick as an ornamental narrative device as well as a robust skin is exceptional.

ACO StormBrixx plays its part in new Academy’s SuDS design for exceedance

ACO Technologies plc

ACO Water Management’s StormBrixx system has been utilised as part of an exemplar SuDS design for exceedance. ACO worked closely with the project engineers for Telford Co-Operative Academy, to develop a multi-functional solution able to manage a 1:100 year event plus an uplift of 30% for climate change - equating to around 1000m3 of surface water. The Telford Co-Operative Academy’s main building, all weather sports field and car park form three substantial drainage elements, which threw up a number of challenges for Telford and Wrekin Council and the project contractor Shepherd Construction

ExCel Exhibition Centre & Aloft Hotel, London

Buzon UK Ltd

ExCeL is the largest permanent exhibition site in London that links up with the Aloft Hotel. The overall terrace area exceeds 2,100m², all on one level. Below the terrace are the car parks, with countless drain access points that require maintenance annually. The terrace required pedestals to accommodate a void of +/- 220mm, with circular adjustable spacer tabs to accept odd shaped pavers alongside linear pavers, however large enough to allow drainage for extreme weather conditions. The Buzon DPH series, with special rotating spacer tabs were used to achieve this. The total pedestals required exceeded 25,000 units.

Wokingham - Driveway Installation

CORE Landscape Products

Our clients on this project were a group of four families sharing a prestigious development comprising of four large detached properties in a former farmyard in, Berkshire. The existing macadam surface was breaking up having suffered from significant pooling of water. The residents requested that they would like gravel to give a rural feel to the shared area but were not keen on the idea of loose gravel given its tendency for rutting having already shown the concern for the existing drainage issues. The clients wanted a free draining surface that could handle frequent car use and weekly refuge collection.

Naylor Lintels used in construction of new Coronation Street set

Naylor Concrete Products Ltd

Soap chiefs have moved Weatherfield from Manchester to nearby Salford so they have more space for filming. Builders have recreated The Rovers Return, The Kabin and Dev’s corner shop as well as the characters’ homes down to every minute detail. Builders laid about 11,000 cobbles, 190,000 bricks of different types and used seven colours of mortar so it looks realistic. The new set is full size so two cars will be able to pass each other on the Street. Broughton Brickwork used Naylor lintels whilst building the Coronation Street lots.

RailRoad seating & planters perfect solution for Westquay Shopping Centre

Furnitubes International Ltd

Westquay is an 800,000 square feet shopping centre spread over four levels and containing 150 retail units and restaurants. Furnitubes’ RailRoad range suited this site perfectly, allowing seating and planter modules to be joined and therefore be sufficiently heavy and stable to be used freestanding (so avoiding the need for intrusive foundations). Seating has been provided for up to 20 people, and 12 new planters introduce greenery to this previously somewhat austere building facade, creating an attractive setting for Westquay visitors to stop, rest for a moment and enjoy the outdoors on their walk between the car park and shopping centre.

Ikea Coventry: ventilation screens to the ground floor parking which extended to form a barrier to the first level.

Lang+Fulton

The new store at Coventry was built using environmentally sustainable building materials. As the first city centre store, it also provides contained parking for 800 cars. Lang+Fulton supplied ventilation screens to the ground floor parking which extended to form a barrier to the first level. Terra-34 grating was chosen with a 34x100mm aperture to comply with anti-climb guidelines. Panels were custom-sized to continue the aesthetic of the surrounding cladding material and mounted to conform with the horizontal and vertical joints. Over 200m² of screening was supplied in a hot-dip galvanized finish incorporating two emergency exits.

Emirates Stadium: Access Required to Stadium Infrastructure

Latchways plc - an MSA Brand

Haynes International Motor Museum in Sparkford, Somerset, United Kingdom, houses more than 400 cars and motorcycles. The museum opened in 1985 to showcase the personal collection of John Haynes OBE, publisher of Haynes Manuals. Charitable Trust museum management decided that the site was due for renovation. A two-plus year refurbishment resulted in a modernized museum that incorporates an S-shaped glass two-story foyer, and inside the numerous buildings, renovations continue to allow for more exhibits. Before the renovation, the museum had not incorporated fall protection anywhere onsite, but management saw the timing as appropriate for its introduction.

Haynes International Motor Museum: Fall Protection Solution

Latchways plc - an MSA Brand

Haynes International Motor Museum in Sparkford, Somerset, United Kingdom, houses more than 400 cars and motorcycles. The museum opened in 1985 to showcase the personal collection of John Haynes OBE, publisher of Haynes Manuals. Charitable Trust museum management decided that the site was due for renovation. A two-plus year refurbishment resulted in a modernized museum that incorporates an S-shaped glass two-story foyer, and inside the numerous buildings, renovations continue to allow for more exhibits. Before the renovation, the museum had not incorporated fall protection anywhere onsite, but management saw the timing as appropriate for its introduction.

The Rolls Building, London

nVent Thermal Management

Design consultants AECOM delivered efficient hot water distribution using 800m of RAYCHEM HWAT-M self-regulating cables, to provide a single-pipe system throughout the building. Its compact design, eliminated the need for recirculation pipes, thus enabling the system to be installed in restricted spaces. Pipe freeze protection was achieved using 300m of RAYCHEM WinterGard self-regulating cables. Snow and ice prevention on the car park access ramp was provided by 1200 metres of RAYCHEM EM2-XR selfregulating cable controlled by a VIA-DU-20 multi-sensor control unit.

Royal Lancaster Hotel Living Wall

Scotscape Smartscape Ltd

Scotscape has completed extensive landscaping works at ‘The Royal Lancaster Hotel’ As part of the hotel’s goals to create a more sustainable hospitality environment – the landscaping brings the positive benefits of plants to customers. The works included a fantastic living wall measuring 200m2 wrapping around the curved ramp which leads to the car park. The Scotscape living wall system is flexible thus lends itself perfectly to unusual surfaces. Smart irrigation and drainage systems have been integrated also. To finish off the Living Wall installation pro-fold sheet cladding has been used on the back of the wall.

Maggies Caring Centre - West London

Hafele UK Ltd

Häfele’s high performance sliding systems – Hawa Junior 80 and 120 which are designed to give silent finger touch operation even with heavy wooden doors up to 120 kgs each. The systems are tested up to and far beyond the EN1527 for sliding door systems guaranteeing years of trouble free use. This was the first Maggie’s Centre in England which are designed as a non institutional home from home to provide care and advice to people affected by cancer. Founder Maggie Keswick Jencks had a profound belief that architecture and environment can deeply affect how you feel

Rathbone Market, Canning Town

RCM - Roofing and Cladding Materials Ltd

Rathbone Market is one of six schemes in the UK that has been delivered by English Cities fund (ECf), a regeneration partnership between Homes and Communities Agency (HCA), Muse Developments and Legal and General. Part of the 680,000 sq ft Canning Town & Custom House regeneration area programme, Rathbone Market was designed by Project Orange and formed the third and final phase of the entire development. Continuing its long-standing relationship with John Sisk and Son, one of the main contractors to the programme, RCM supplied a whole host of products for the successful development of the project.

Tennyson Wharf Care Home

Kingspan Insulation

As residents have a varied degree of mobility, care was taken to ensure a level threshold on all doors to external spaces. To achieve this, whilst keeping the area well insulated, the Kingspan OPTIM-R Balcony & Terrace System was specified. 40 mm Kingspan OPTIM-R Balcony & Terrace System was installed on the terrace below Kingspan Thermaroof TR27 LPC/FM. Kingspan OPTIM-R panels were also installed on the balconies, with matching thicknesses of flex infill strips laid around the edges. A further layer of Kingspan Thermataper TT47 LPC/FM was installed above this, providing a fall to the gutter.

Flooring Profiles- Cover Plate AC38SF Onyx

CAT (Carpet Accessory Trims) Limited

C.A.T. AC38 stick fix cover plates were specified by the Architects in an Onyx (satin black) finish. These were installed around the perimeters of the space to enhance and highlight the floor-length windows. This installation shows how versatile our floor thresholds can be and that with a little inspiration and imagination there are endless possibilities.

Country Court Care - Ferrars Hall

danfloor UK Ltd

The multi award winning Care Group provide homes that consistently exceed industry expectations and Ferrars Hall is one of their purpose-built developments. Ferrars Hall delivers personalised family led residential and dementia care in a homely and luxurious environment. County Court Care are passionate about their resident’s well-being which reflects their core belief that all older people deserve the best quality of life.

Neaco specified for new care home

NEACO Ltd

Neaco have supplied a contemporary balustrade specification for a 60-bed residential care home in Barrow. The £7m Parkview Gardens care home has replaced four older Cumbria Care homes as part of a wider modernisation programme of care for older people in the Barrow area. Architects Alston Murphy Associates specified Neaco’s powder coated aluminium balustrade with glass infill panel. The building was designed to provide outdoor space on every floor, including first floor terraces featuring Neaco’s glazed balustrade installed to an extended height to provide additional safety. The terraces also include Neaco’s Techdek aluminium grilles as terrace decking.

Briggs Amasco smooth surface at King's Cross platform redevelopment

Briggs Amasco Ltd

Briggs Amasco, is improving platforms and walkways at Kings Cross Station, as part of the station's wider redevelopment programme. Using a mastic asphalt system laid across concrete floor slabs, platforms 1 to 8 will each benefit from new surfaces, following removal of any existing asphalt. The new asphalt has been mixed with luminous sand which provides both an aesthetically pleasing finish whilst offering a good foot grip and finish. The Company continue to utilise mastic asphalt as one its key solutions, specifying this robust system at projects with a focus on roofs, car parks, walksways, bridges and transport platforms.

Great Blakenham Energy Park

Marshalls plc

he Great Blakenham incinerator plant is a joint initiative between Suffolk County Council and waste management company SITA UK. This energy-from-waste facility uses the household and business waste left after recycling, burning materials which would otherwise go to landfill, and generates enough electricity to power 30,000 homes. Although operations carried out at the plant are largely industrial, the appearance of the building itself including the suspended, glass fronted office section required hard landscaping to increase overall aesthetics, as well as providing a SuDS solution to ensure safe and practical surface water removal in the car parking areas...

The Charter Building

Signbox Ltd

The Charter Building in Uxbridge extends to five floors, each over an acre in size – as part of its refurbishment project, Signbox was commissioned to deliver an internal wayfinding solution and external illuminated signage. The icon-led wayfinding scheme utilised high-tack, self-adhesive Mactac films; the fire retardant, laminated graphics were applied to various surfaces including plasterboard, doors, brick and concrete walls and car park floor. The main external illuminated signage was installed at height, drilling through the distinctive façade’s tiled cladding; 30mm deep opal acrylic letters were manufactured on concealed rails to obscure cables and fixings.

Bespoke decorative screens for London public realm

Furnitubes International Ltd

Furnitubes’ designers worked closely with landscape architects LDA Design to develop a system of steel components that included a skeletal sub-frame, solid plate backing panels and contrasting bronze-colour outer screens with a cut-out pattern. Furnitubes undertook the full detailed design, also coordinating with structural engineering consultants in the process, manufactured the entire steelwork structure and also completed all on-site installation of the 15 outer panels and sub-structures. Other improvements at the site include new granite paving and an impressive large scale floral artwork above the new screens, on the façade of the 3-storey car park.

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