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Merrielands Crescent

Merrielands Crescent

ARC Building Solutions Limited

RC was approached by Dorsey Construction Materials to supply our award-winning cavity fire barriers and cavity closers for a high-rise housing development in Dagenham.
Controlling Penetrating Water in Cavity Walls

Controlling Penetrating Water in Cavity Walls

Cavity Trays Ltd

A systematic approach of arresting and reducing the flow of water within a cavity wall prior to any change in status of that wall helps balance demands on damp protection measures. In the case of a circular window passing through a curved cavity wall, protecting against damp ingress is easily achieved using a preformed Type K cavitray. The preformed Cavitray is curved to match the wall. Conventional flat material or roll material cannot uniformly match the radius of a wall.
Metz non-combustible cavity tray detailing. THE UK leader!

Metz non-combustible cavity tray detailing. THE UK leader!

METZ Non-combustible Cavity Trays

Metz The UK's Number 1 non-combustible cavity tray
Protect your building against wind driven rain, a common source of moisture affecting buildings in the UK

Protect your building against wind driven rain, a common source of moisture affecting buildings in the UK

SureCav Ltd

Damage from the build up of moisture results in mould, mildew and condensation on windows and in the loft space. Additionally, where there is a moisture problem in the wall cavity, damage readily occurs to the insulation and wall ties, affecting wall plates, the timber frame itself and installed joinery. Preventing this from occuring is obviously a priority in the minds of all designers and builders interested in quality construction. SureCav Provides the Solution. By building with the SureCav panels instead of a using a block leaf you are providing a barrier to protect from wind driven rain.
Skyfold Is A Great Fit In Scotland's Engine Shed

Skyfold Is A Great Fit In Scotland's Engine Shed

Style - Moveable Partition Specialists

Recently opened, the Engine Shed is Scotland’s dedicated building conservation centre, based in Stirling. Working with contractor, ESH Border and architect Reiach & Hall, Style Scotland installed a Skyfold operable wall to quickly separate the exhibition space from the auditorium, allowing educational seminars to be conducted in privacy whilst the rest of the space remains open to the public. Skyfold, a hugely innovative partitioning solution, is a vertical-rising moveable wall that retracts into the ceiling cavity at the turn of a key, creating an acoustic barrier of up to 59dB Rw.
CuTex as a vertical root barrier

CuTex as a vertical root barrier

Geofabrics Ltd

CuTex is a permeable geocomposite root barrier consisting of a copper sheet mechanically encapsulated between a woven polypropylene geotextile and a high strength nonwoven polypropylene geotextile. Cutex functions not only as a physical barrier, but also as a chemical barrier.
Level Threshold Approach has Problem Covered

Level Threshold Approach has Problem Covered

Cavity Trays Ltd

The forming of a level threshold would be easy if the designer did not have to consider the prevention of damp ingress. The problem is a number of elements converge at a threshold, and when the threshold is required to be practically level, it can be difficult to bring together protective measures in a manner that promote integrated functionality and structural convenience. A different approach to forming level thresholds is offered by Cavity Trays Ltd. It literally and physically covers the problem. The Type LTT Level Threshold Tray is a three-dimensional preformed DPC that envelops opening masonry skins.
Cavity Closers used in the UK’s largest zero carbon village

Cavity Closers used in the UK’s largest zero carbon village

Cavalok Building Products Ltd

Eurocell Eurologik triple-glazed windows and fully recycled cavity closers have been specified by Morris Homes on the UK’s largest zero carbon village in Peterborough. Sheffield-based Eurocell fabricator Ford Windows fabricated and installed the zero-carbon window solution. Vista, in the Southbank area of the city, is a development of 295 zero-carbon homes designed to reduce energy emissions by 100 per cent compared to an equivalent-sized standard housing development.
Ground Gas Barrier for Almshouses

Ground Gas Barrier for Almshouses

Triton Systems

Triton products, including liquid applied TT Vapour Membrane, were specified to form a ground gas barrier system in the redevelopment of listed almshouses situated in close proximity to a landfill site.
York Minster Smoke Curtain Barriers

York Minster Smoke Curtain Barriers

Coopers Fire Ltd

From the Tower of London to The Royal Palaces, Coopers is trusted to install fire and smoke curtains barriers for some of the world’s most iconic heritage buildings. With this knowledge, appointed architects Arrol & Snell assigned Coopers to develop a system that would help protect the cathedral’s Undercroft and Treasury from smoke migration in the event of a fire. The smoke barrier system had to allow visitors to exit the Undercroft and Treasury safely, whilst preventing smoke from entering the main body of the cathedral, but any system had to be sympathetic to its unique and ancient architecture.
Automatic Barriers with LED strip Traffic Lights on boom

Automatic Barriers with LED strip Traffic Lights on boom

Frontier Pitts Ltd

Automatic Barriers with LED strip Traffic Lights on boom. Frontier Pitts now manufacture automatic security car park barriers with LED strip traffic lights to signal when the barriers are lowered and traffic should stop and then green and barriers raised to indicate when to proceed
The Oval Village Berkley Homes

The Oval Village Berkley Homes

METZ Non-combustible Cavity Trays

A wonderful new 10 year development utilising Metz non-combustible cavity trays through out this prestigious project, on behalf of Berkley Homes.
Tolent Construction Ltd

Tolent Construction Ltd

METZ Non-combustible Cavity Trays

Superb installation by Tolent Construction of complex non combustible cavity tray details, on a major Project at Sweet Street Leeds. Please note the Metz prefabricated corners and stop ends.
Adidas Superstore, Paris - Smoke Curtain Barrier

Adidas Superstore, Paris - Smoke Curtain Barrier

Coopers Fire Ltd

Coopers were commissioned to design and manufacture a bespoke curtain barrier system that, in the event of fire, would guard against smoke penetrating the upper floors of the store. Through regional partner Souchie, Coopers installed a series of Smoke Stop™ vertical smoke curtains above each escalator specifically designed to protect the means of escape for customers, whilst at the same time dramatically reduce the transmission throughout the building of life threatening gases generated by fire.
Barratt Homes western circus Acton London

Barratt Homes western circus Acton London

METZ Non-combustible Cavity Trays

An exciting new residential quarter coming to west London with exceptional transport links.Western Circus, Acton will consist of 365 new 1, 2 & 3-bedroom apartments, all with private outdoor space and centred around landscaped gardens. In addition there is a planned supermarket, café and shops. Metz Non-Combustible cavity trays and prefabricated detailing used through this very impressive high quality development.
SIEGENIA launches new hardware solution for barrier-free thresholds

SIEGENIA launches new hardware solution for barrier-free thresholds

Siegenia-Aubi Ltd

SIEGENIA makes the design of the passage to the outside more convenient than ever with the new hardware solution for thresholds. The high-performance TITAN hardware portfolio has been expanded with a solution for barrier-free thresholds with drop-down seal for this purpose. This enables fabricators, architects and end users to achieve the widest range of room comfort requirements with regard to barrier-free systems. With security up to RC2, good sound absorption and high compression, they can be flexibly combined with both single-sash and double-sash elements.Barrier-free with additional benefitsSuitable for barrier-free French door systems made of different profile materials, the new solution for barrier-free thresholds with drop-down seal is convincing from the end user perspective due to the convenient, smooth operation and the high corrosion resistance and long service life, for which TITAN fittings are renowned.
Printed Mesh SmartScreen Barriers at The Royal Observatory, Greenwich

Printed Mesh SmartScreen Barriers at The Royal Observatory, Greenwich

Breezefree Ltd

Breezefree screens are used to provide a protective barrier, and regularly changing signage at the world-renowned Royal Observatory, Greenwich. As one of London’s top tourist attractions, the historical Royal Observatory, Greenwich hosts thousands of visitors every year at its stunning location and vantage point within Greenwich Park. The bronze planetarium cone needed a screen system on its outside perimeter to discourage visitors from touching the structure, which occasionally becomes hot in the sun...
HVM Terra 180 Swing Arm Barrier - IWA 14

HVM Terra 180 Swing Arm Barrier - IWA 14

Frontier Pitts Ltd

IWA 14 Terra 180 Swing Barriers, PAS 68 Compact Terra Barriers and PAS 68 Static Terra Venus Bollards at Spitalfields Market Bishops Square, Spitalfields, adjacent to the Old Spitalfields Market is located in the historic heart of East London, on a site that has had a market for over 350 years. Spitalfields offers an opportunity to experience this wonderfully authentic London area that is home to contemporary brands and innovative Street Food independents, all set against the backdrop of a world-famous City skyline.
Emirates Stadium: barrier fencing, security screening, balustrading and wall cladding.

Emirates Stadium: barrier fencing, security screening, balustrading and wall cladding.

Lang+Fulton

Lang+Fulton products were used extensively at The Emirates Stadium for Arsenal FC as barrier fencing, security screening, balustrading and wall cladding. The Arezzo-25 fence panels with a 76x25mm aperture were supplied with the flat bars running horizontally in order to take a loading requirement of BS6399 – 1:1996. This guaranteed its suitability for use as a barrier fence for the crowd control areas surrounding the Emirates. Alternative fixing methods combined with the versatility of the panels created continuity of design throughout the varied applications within the project.
POSI-Glaze Protective Barrier at The London Science Museum

POSI-Glaze Protective Barrier at The London Science Museum

Pure Vista Ltd

The London Science Museum is one of London’s major tourist attractions, attracting 3.3 million visitors annually. Now using, interior glass balustrade. The museums’ collections comprise of both permanent and temporary exhibits. So, when they design each exhibit, they must consider how easy it is to change and adapt the space for any new collections. Displays can be created from many things, including an interior glass balustrade. The Science Museum aims to provide inspiring exhibitions to its visitors. The museum approached Pure Vista while looking for a barrier to protect an extremely valuable exhibit, an original prototype of the Brougham carriage. They required an interior glass balustrade in this London location, that was secure enough to prevent visitors from touching the exhibit but didn’t spoil the viewing opportunities. This also needed to be easy to move and adapt. Knowing that Pure Vista specialise in easy-to-adjust glass balustrade for both interior and exterior projects, they approached us for a solution.Pure Vista proposed a POSIglaze solution for this project.The force loading required for interior light-commercial balustrade is 1.50kN, according to UK building regulations. Which can be achieved with POSIglaze using the right type of glass (19mm or 21.5mm laminate SentryGlas). The real benefit of POSIglaze is that it’s the most adjustable balustrade system on the market, all thanks to our patented screw-clamp technology. This meant that the museum could easily remove a panel of glass in order to move exhibits in and out of this space. The adjustment of this system doesn’t require special skills or tools. 
TEMPLE MEADS ROOF REFURBISHMENT WORK PROTECTED BY FIREFLY FIRE BARRIER

TEMPLE MEADS ROOF REFURBISHMENT WORK PROTECTED BY FIREFLY FIRE BARRIER

FIREFLY™ TBA

A three year £24 million programme of works to repair and repaint the roof structure to Bristol Temple Meads railway station is featuring the use of the ZEUS Horizontal fire barrier system from FIREFLY™: employed to enclose a series of shallow arch scaffold beams or ‘cassettes’ that span the tracks, thereby protecting the workforce from any potential train fire as they use the access deck above.
Barrier Matting, Carpet and Stair Nosings - New Look Case Study

Barrier Matting, Carpet and Stair Nosings - New Look Case Study

Gradus

Gradus supplied stair edgings, barrier matting and carpet to the New Look Support Centre at the Weymouth Gateway development. Committed to retaining its local presence and historic links with Weymouth, fashion retailer New Look underwent regeneration of its Mercery Road site as part of the Weymouth Gateway development. The purpose built New Look Support Centre is a modern three-storey building located at the entrance to the development. The finished look is one of clean modern elevations, substantially glazed to maximise the use of natural light and make the most of the spectacular view from upper levels.
Corner detail

Corner detail

METZ Non-combustible Cavity Trays

Prefabricated Metz external corner unit from clients dims
Hyde Park property protected using FIREFLY™ ZEUS Lite™ Barrier

Hyde Park property protected using FIREFLY™ ZEUS Lite™ Barrier

FIREFLY™ TBA

Northamptonshire based DC Fire Protection Ltd., a long-term customer of TBA FIREFLY™, has employed the manufacturer’s ZEUS Lite™ system to create a 90:30 minutes’ fire barrier within the first floor ceiling void of a commercial property in London’s Hyde Park area.
Gear up for Spring outdoors with new Sadolin Shed & Fence All Weather Barrier

Gear up for Spring outdoors with new Sadolin Shed & Fence All Weather Barrier

Sadolin, product of Crown Paints Ltd

Launched just in time for the Spring season, Sadolin Shed & Fence All Weather Barrier woodstain is the latest product to join the superior woodcare range – providing the perfect blend of five years’ protection, fast drying times and ease of application for specifiers. Available in five and ten litre pack sizes, Sadolin Shed & Fence All Weather Barrier woodstain preserves and protects sheds and fences and features a wax enriched water repellent, as well as UV protection, to ensure long-lasting colour from the shades available, Grey Shadow, Woodland Walk, Sylvan Grade, Cedar Red and Ebony Wood.
New: Southern Salads reducing noise and light pollution with Jacksons Acoustic Barriers

New: Southern Salads reducing noise and light pollution with Jacksons Acoustic Barriers

Jacksons Fencing

A recent redevelopment of land across the busy A26 from Southern Salads of residential apartment blocks caused a number of complaints on the issue of noise and light pollution. As a proactive and responsible member of the community, the company specified 85m of Jakoustic® Plus acoustic barrier to help minimise the impact of their operations on local residents. The 4.5m high, 85m of Jakoustic® Plus specified for the North Eastern boundaries of the site is supported by base-plated galvanised steel I-beam posts and designed to achieve a 16.4 dB reduction in noise* from the site.
Barrier Matting with Combination Inserts Create Safe and Hygienic Entrances at Balfour Hospital

Barrier Matting with Combination Inserts Create Safe and Hygienic Entrances at Balfour Hospital

INTRAsystems

To create safe and hygienic entrances at the new £65m Balfour Hospital in Orkney, architects specified INTRAform DM with a combination of inserts. The state-of-the-art rural general hospital serves the entire 21,000 strong population of the islands. With a traditional need for shelter against extreme weather conditions, a robust entrance matting system is essential to ward against slips. To create an effective barrier, the multiple entrances at The Balfour Hospital use a combination of fibre and rubber inserts within a single aluminium recessed system.
Reducing noise with Acoustic Barriers from The Leys School’s sports facilities into neighbouring properties

Reducing noise with Acoustic Barriers from The Leys School’s sports facilities into neighbouring properties

Jacksons Fencing

Jacksons Fencing was appointed to design, deliver and install over 227 metres of timber Jakoustic® fencing this features its unique tuning-fork posts and black powder coated steel spurs at 3.0 metres high along with associated access gates. The brief called for acoustic barriers to the all weather pitch and roadway to effectively create an acoustic enclave, and for the boundary fencing alongside the roadway to maintain its height over undulating ground and also to accommodate a mature tree which was directly on the fence line.
Ikea Coventry: ventilation screens to the ground floor parking which extended to form a barrier to the first level.

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.
FIREFLY™ APOLLO Lite™ 30:30 Fire Barriers Upgrade Protection for West Lothian Commercial Property

FIREFLY™ APOLLO Lite™ 30:30 Fire Barriers Upgrade Protection for West Lothian Commercial Property

FIREFLY™ TBA

Scotland’s biggest building services contractor has just completed upgrading the fire compartmentation within an existing West Lothian warehouse building which is being converted to serve as high bay storage facility to support the organisation’s existing distribution facility elsewhere in West Lothian and is, for the first time, making use of products from the range of TBA FIREFLY™, including APOLLO Lite™ 30:30 to create new fire barriers together with TBA’s expert advice and installer training.
SIEGENIA supplies barrier-free thresholds for WeberHaus high-end prefab housing

SIEGENIA supplies barrier-free thresholds for WeberHaus high-end prefab housing

Siegenia-Aubi Ltd

SIEGENIA's ECO PASS SKY axxent threshold is paving the way for WeberHaus.As a premium provider of prefabricated houses, WeberHaus relies on high-quality solutions. The "German Dream Home" silver prize-winning luxury villa in the "World of Living" exhibition park in Rheinau-Linx bears witness to this: its extraordinary building architecture is underlined by its exclusive furnishings and equipment, in which eleven lift and slide elements along with the hardware technology from SIEGENIA bring light and spaciousness into the building. The six elements on the ground floor with the ECO PASS SKY axxent level threshold, in particular, provide room comfort.
Preston Medical Facility Safe Beneath FIREFLY™ APOLLO Lite™ Fire Barriers

Preston Medical Facility Safe Beneath FIREFLY™ APOLLO Lite™ Fire Barriers

FIREFLY™ TBA

The roof space to an existing commercial property in the North-West of England has been given the added protection of having its very large roof-space sub-divided using the APOLLO Lite™ 30:30 system manufactured by TBA FIREFLY™.
Tennis World uses absorptive acoustic barrier to reduce noise for phase 1 of £400,000 investment

Tennis World uses absorptive acoustic barrier to reduce noise for phase 1 of £400,000 investment

Jacksons Fencing

Adjacent to the Tennis World complex and within a very close proximity to some of the modern outdoor tennis courts and a neighbouring skate park is a large electrical power substation. The substation was observed to be causing an audible continuous humming, causing annoyance for users of the nearby courts, as well as creating an eyesore visible from courts. To protect and mitigate noise created by the substation, Jacksons supplied 93 metres of 6.5m high Jakoustic® Plus fencing to enclose the area, installed by Gus Robinson Developments.
Frontier Pitts are pleased to announce that they have received official supplier designation by the British Olympic Association for Suppliers of Security Barriers, Blockers and Gates to the London 201

Frontier Pitts are pleased to announce that they have received official supplier designation by the British Olympic Association for Suppliers of Security Barriers, Blockers and Gates to the London 201

Frontier Pitts Ltd

During the London 2012 Games, Frontier Pitts protected various Olympic sites including the Olympic Park, Greenwich Park, Old Trafford and St James Park. Three pairs of Frontier Pitts PAS 68 Terra V Gates were installed at Greenwich Park venue. VIPs to Greenwich Park during this time included members of the Royal Family. After the games, our client described the Terra V Gates as the ‘Best Security Gates of the London 2012 Games’. The Terra V Gates are a pair of bi-parting hinged gate leaves that were successfully impact tested to PAS 68 stopping a 7500kg vehicle travelling at 50mph.

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