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Jersey Esplanade featuring Reynaers unitised aluminium curtain wall

Reynaers Ltd

Transforming the Jersey seafront with a touch of splendour, the Reynaers systems utilised include CW 86 and CW 50 curtain walling, as well as CS 68 and CS 77 aluminium windows and doors. The project also spectacularly showcases our CS 68 and CS 77 aluminium windows and doors, helping the build to achieve its BREEAM status with their excellent performance credentials and sustainability benefits.

National Memorial Arboretum, featuring Reynaers aluminium curtain wall

Reynaers Ltd

The new centre, sympathetically designed by the prestigious Glenn Howells Architects, uses Reynaers’ CW 60 modular curtain walling, Vision 50 door system, ES 50 Eco System door, CS 68-HV Hidden Vent window and CS 77 doors. It was built by contractors Stepnell and the consultant was Wintech Ltd. With a large restaurant and shop, separate coffee shop and beautiful cloistered courtyard with garden, it’s hoped that the new centre will attract hundreds of thousands of new visitors to the Arboretum.

GREENLAW COURT - ALUMINIUM CLAD CURTAIN WALLING

REHAU Ltd

REHAU Polytec 50 uses a conventional transom/mullion construction with box steel stick sections faced internally with PVC profile and externally with aluminium, was specified by Cooley Architects. Alongside the curtain walling, SEH also installed more than 130 windows in the 34 apartments in the Greenlaw Court block fabricated in the flush fitting REHAU TOTAL70R fully reversible window system. These replaced the original steel windows from the 1960s, replicating the overall appearance and opening options but offering the block’s residents improved thermal performance, better acoustics and greater security. The feedback from the Residents Association has been nothing but positive

Cleland House, featuring Reynaers CS 77 aluminium windows and CW 50 curtain wall

Reynaers Ltd

The apartment complex, sympathetically designed by the Stirling Prize nominated DSDHA Architects, features our CS 77-HI windows and CW 50 curtain wall aluminium systems in a beautiful bronzed powder coated finish. The prestigious building combines uncompromising levels of specification from fabricator M Price, with quality materials and complex structural engineering.

Soar Valley School, Leicester

Senior Architectural Systems Ltd

SCW curtain wall. SPW300 windows. SD commercial door system. Leicester’s latest newly built school has been creatively designed and fitted with a suite of aluminium doors, windows and curtain wall from Senior Architectural Systems’ high performance ranges, which collectively account for around 60% of the building’s facade. The building is simple and functional, yet the impressive result is a reflection of the school’s aim to inspire and reflect the rich and diverse community it serves.

Apex (Ibis Styles) Hotel, Ealing

Aluprof UK

On a leafy street with shops and eateries, this modern hotel with a striking facade is a 9-minute walk from West Ealing tube station and 4 miles from events at Wembley Stadium. Incorporating an asymmetrical curtain wall design the Aluprof MB-TT50 curtain wall system provides the design aesthetic and performance required to meet the architectural intent with Aluprof MB-59S windows to the side and rear elevations.

Alex House, University of Wales – Swansea

AluK (GB) Ltd

University of Wales in Swansea has invested £8million into the refurbishment, restoration and extension of the Grade II listed former Central Library building to create the new Institute for Sustainable Design. Devised by Powell Dobson Architects, the development incorporates a stunning twin wall façade featuring AluK curtain walling systems, complementing and adding a new dimension to the original design. The modern, double skin façade extension provides an additional 657m2, and incorporates a new reception entrance, workshops, teaching spaces and design studios. The original circular reading room has also been restored and made available as a public venue.

Manchester One

Astralux Blind System

This building which is now known as Manchester One was completed in 1962 and at that time its height of 80m made it one of the tallest buildings in the UK. As part of a £2m re-development of the 21 floors a new reception was created. Blinds were required to reduce heat and light gain in this highly glazed reception space. Pentel proposed the Astralux 3000 heavy duty roller blind system with just three blinds required to shade over 50 square metres of curtain walling.

Yet another university shaded by Astralux

Astralux Blind System

The Clifton Campus at Nottingham Trent University has recently undergone a major investment programme to enhance the facilities for the 8,000 students who are based at this site. Part of this multi-million pound spend was the creation of The Pavilion, a space for students to meet and study with full height glazing flooding the space with light. To help control light and glare the lower sections of the curtain walling were shaded by Dearnleys using the Astralux 3000 roller system. These blinds were fitted with screen fabric with a 1% openness.

Nando's Restaurant, Swindon

AluK (GB) Ltd

Installed by WD Group for main contractors RG Carter, the curtain walling was an integral part of architects Stride Treglown’s vision for the landmark structure, which also features a flying roof. It features AluK’s SL52 flexible capped curtain walling system throughout, with an entrance door fabricated using the suited GT55TB door system. The diagonal design and irregular angles meant that AluK had to create a solution with multiple transom and mullion sections which was cost effective, while still being true to the aesthetic and meeting the static considerations and performance requirements laid out.

Great Marlborough Street Student Accommodation, featuring Reynaers CS 68 aluminium windows

Reynaers Ltd

In the development of the fenestration and curtain wall systems for Great Marlborough Street Reynaers worked closely with envelope contractors Baris Facades in order to develop no fewer than 6 bespoke cap profiles. One ensured that the insulated aluminium panels, which are a feature of the building, glazed flush with the curtain wall cap profiles. Another feature of Students Castle is the distinctive protruding box detail around the windows of the towers headed by aluminium louvre panels accommodated by bespoke capping. Further bespoke elements facilitate the omission of mullions on certain window positions, as part of the distinctive design.

Microsoft One Place, Dublin

Aluprof UK

Integrating over two thousand employees from across Dublin into one location, Microsofts new offices take on a human-centric form. Covering 33,000 sq m of floor space the new development connects employees from over seventy two different nationalities. Using both Aluprof MB-SR50N capped curtain wall and MB-SR50N EFEKT capless curtain wall systems the project achieves the architectural performance and aesthetics desired. Providing the building users with exceptional natural daylight. Architect: RKD Architects Main Contractor: BAM

Everyman Cinema, Altrincham

Senior Architectural Systems Ltd

The new 4-screen Everyman Cinema in the town centre of Altrincham was created by refurbishing a vacant former retail unit. Designed by Fusion DNA, the striking building envelope features Senior’s high-performance, fully capped SF52 aluminium curtain walling. With exceptional thermal efficiency and attractive slim sightlines, the SF52 system created a welcoming entrance to the venue and a bright and attractive interior for the first-floor bar and restaurant. The new cinema also features Senior’s robust SPW501 commercial aluminium doors, which are ideally suited to high traffic retail and leisure schemes.

Profile 22 Fully Reversible Windows were specified in the refurbishment of 15 tower blocks in Bristol

Profile 22 Systems

The legacy PVC-U windows, doors and curtain walling at 15 high and low-rise blocks owned by Bristol City Council at Eastville, Easton, Clifton, Redcliffe, Shirehampton and Ashton Gate needed to be replaced to improve thermal efficiency, security and aesthetics. An experienced company was required to carry out the complex, high profile, multi-phase works required. The contract was awarded to longstanding Profile 22 Approved Window Manufacturer Emplas. The Optima 70mm fully reversible window system provides high security locking, child resistant safety catches and achieves a weather performance of 2400pa for wind, 1500pa for water and 600pa for air.

Berry Court, Bournemouth

Senior Architectural Systems Ltd

Berry Court is a new private ‘build-to-rent’ £27 million residential development of 113 one, two and three-bedroom quality apartments plus 217 multi storey car park in the heart of Bournemouth. Designed by Bright Space Architects, Berry Court reflects the art deco heritage of Bournemouth with clean horizontal banding and sweeping curves. A comprehensive fenestration package from Senior Architectural systems was specified, comprising thermally efficient windows and sliding patio doors for the apartments, plus curtain walling and commercial doors for the main building to make the most of the stunning views over the town and out to sea.

Royal Enfield Technology Centre

Senior Architectural Systems Ltd

Royal Enfield is one of the world’s oldest and most famous motorcycle manufacturers, known for creating modern classics. The company’s cool and contemporary style is reflected in the design of its striking new technology centre in Leicestershire. Senior’s SF52 curtain wall system was chosen to create the dramatic glazed entrance. Slimline thermally-broken SPW300 windows were also specified, alongside robust, high-performance SPW501 doors - ideal for high traffic areas. The glazing package enabled the architect to create a sleek, modern finish, whilst the low U-values made a significant contribution to the building's overall energy-efficiency.

Lawson Quay, Lancaster

Technal

Caton Court, part of the wider Lawson’s Quay site, is currently being built by Eric Wright Construction for the developer Hines UK, while Preston based LDG Contracts is the specialist fabricator which chose to utilise the Technal MX curtain wall and FY65 window systems for the first phase of the project.

Clifton House, Glasgow

Metal Technology Ltd

Transformation of a 1960's office block to a state-of-the-art student accommodation. Metal Technology’s System 17 Silicone pointed and High Rise curtain walling was used extensively thought-out the project. The end result is testament to System 17’s limitless flexibility and aesthetic appeal whilst meeting all structural requirements and delivering high levels of thermal and weather performance

One New Bailey, Salford, Manchester

Aluprof UK

Situated in the heart of the business district of Salford this seven story project offers 125,000 sq ft of state of the art office space. With the contribution of Aluprof's high performance capless curtain wall system, the project meets the latest BREEAM "Excellent" (2018) specification. Architect: Aedas RHWL Main Contractor: Bowmer & Kirkland

Hart Leisure Centre, Fleet

Kawneer UK Ltd

Architectural glazing systems by Kawneer have been used throughout a flagship facility for a local authority to improve the well-being of its local community. AA®100 curtain walling and AA®720 and series 190 doors feature throughout the £23 million redevelopment of Hart Leisure Centre in Fleet, Hampshire, operated by Everyone Active.

Sliding Glass Roof and Polycarbonate Curtain Walling at Cubana

Breezefree Ltd

A dated conservatory area is transformed by Breezefree with a retractable glass roof and polycarbonate curtain walling. Nagan Johnson Architects approached Breezefree to refurbish a dated conservatory area as part of the fit-out of the Cuban restaurant group’s second site in London’s Smithfield district. The brief required a modern retractable glass roof, to replace the old lean-to rooflight, and translucent curtain walling, to replace the dilapidated brick walls and windows...

Manchester Cancer Research Centre

Kawneer UK Ltd

Kawneer systems have been used on a building that promotes health for patients and the environment. AA®100 SSG (Structurally Silicone Glazed) curtain walling with 50mm sightlines, top-hung casement windows and 451PT framing feature on the BREEAM “Very good” rated new MCRC which is designed to NHS Technical memoranda (HTMs).

Imperial College, White City, London

Kawneer UK Ltd

Kawneer’s unitised AA®201 curtain walling system, AA®720 fixed light casement windows and AA®720 commercial entrance doors feature on the main south elevation of the Molecular Sciences Research Hub (MSRH) in Imperial College’s first new campus in over a century in London’s White City.

Sir John Colfox School Stage and Curtain System

CPS Manufacturing Co LLP

The Sir John Colfox School in Dorset worked with CPS to install a new stage and curtain system. CPS designed, manufactured and installed 20 Alu Rapid stage platforms for the school. The easy-running Alu Compact staging system was installed, which provides all of the main and side curtains with light hangers. The system can also be used to incorporate set decorations and studding partitions for the school's performances.

Burntwood School, London

AluK (GB) Ltd

Allford Hall Monaghan Morris (AHMM) specified AluK curtain walling and window systems for the Burntwood School project, a series of new educational buildings which will serve up to 2000 pupils and over 200 staff. The scheme, developed by the architects AHMM working in close partnership with Lend Lease, Wandsworth Borough Council and Burntwood School, will see 85% of the school rebuilt.

AVENHAM PARK PAVILION, LANCASHIRE

Technal

The £1m centrepiece in the restoration of a historic park in Lancashire has been completed, incorporating innovative use of the MX curtain walling system from Technal. The dramatic sculptural pavilion in Avenham Park was the winning design in an RIBA competition. The building has a strong geometric design, which includes a complex zinc-clad ‘saw tooth’ roof and extensive use of timber, aluminium and glass.

GERA Building, Nottingham University

Aluprof UK

The new 2,500m2 research facility for the University of Nottingham provides laboratory, office and support accommodation for the UK Government Energy Acceleration Research Initiative alongside the university. Using Passiv Haus certified Aluprof MB-TT50 curtain walling and MB-104 Passive windows and door systems, the building achieved Passiv Haus accreditation. Architect: Lewis & Hickey Main Contractor: Robert Woodhead Construction

NATIONAL BREEDING CENTRE FOR GUIDE DOGS

Technal

PROMOTER: NATIONAL BREEDING CENTRE FOR GUIDE DOGS FABRICATOR: ELITE ALUMINIUM SYSTEMS PHOTOGRAPHY: BROADWAY MALYAN/DAVID COX A state-of-the-art National Breeding Centre for Guide Dogs, which features extensive use of Technal’s aluminium window, door and curtain walling systems, has won its first award. The project at Bishops Tachbrook near Leamington Spa has won the RICS Award for Community Benefit (West Midlands region). It is providing additional capacity to increase the breeding of puppies to 1,500 per annum.

Metal Technology exemplifies best practice at Leeds College of Building

Metal Technology Ltd

Metal Technology has contributed to achieving the desired aesthetic for the flagship Leeds College of Building Campus designed by Fuse (Leeds). The scheme utilised Metal Technology’s System 17 High Rise capped curtain walling and incorporated manual and automatic 4-20Hi+ casement opening vents. System 5-20D Hi+ doors completed the range of products used. These systems combined to deliver complete design flexibility, achieving not only a very high level of thermal performance, but also exceptional structural, security and acoustic performance. All Metal Technology systems comply with the latest British Standards and are Secured by Design certified.

One Canal Parade, Cardiff

Kawneer UK Ltd

Two versions of Kawneer’s AA®100 curtain walling – mullion-drained capped and SSG (Structurally Silicone Glazed) - were used on One Canal Parade in Cardiff city centre. These were complemented by Kawneer’s AA®540 fixed lights, AA®720 bottom-hung, outward-opening vents for smoke ventilation, series 190 heavy-duty commercial entrance doors and aerofoil caps integrated into a Brise Soleil system.

The SSE Hydro, Glasgow. Fire Curtains and Smoke Curtains

Coopers Fire Ltd

As the leading manufacturer of fire and smoke curtains, Coopers were appointed to develop a smoke curtain system to provide an unintrusive method capable of controlling smoke migrating from the lower floors. It was also necessary to protect the un-insulated glazing installed above the atrium’s reception area with an approved fire curtain barrier system approved to provide a one hour insulating zone. Coopers manufactured, installed and commissioned two SmokeStop smoke curtains developed to control smoke generated in the event of fire and effectively channel it away from occupants during evacuation.

Orchard Village, London

AluK (GB) Ltd

The former Mardyke Estate in Rainham, east London, has undergone a substantial transformation to make way for a new residential development, Orchard Village. Circle Housing has invested £80million to redevelop the old housing estate, creating 555 new homes to meet local affordable housing needs. Designed by PRP Architects and developed in its entirety by Willmott Dixon, the project specified AluK aluminium curtain walling, window and door systems throughout all four phases, three of which have been completed.

ALUFIRE at University College London

Checkmate Fire Solutions Ltd

An ALUFIRE fire rated partition wall has been installed within the Engineering Building at UCL. The solution had to provide a minimum 30 minutes insulation and fire resistance while still allowing natural light to flood the atrium. The ALUFIRE system proved not only a cheaper option than a like-for-like replacement of the existing damaged retractable fire curtain, but also provided an enhanced modern appearance and dramatically reduced transmittance of noise from the busy café area below into the lecture rooms on the first floor.

HardiePlank®: Unique Seaside Regeneration

James Hardie Building Products Ltd

The facade of Rollercoaster House is made up of render, a curtain wall system and HardiePlank® cladding. It is the first time that site manager David Tomlinson has worked with the product, who states that the coastal environment conditions were the main factor when deciding which type of cladding to use. ‘With timber, David says, ‘however good a product you are going to get, it wouldn’t have had the same lifespan as HardiePlank at the end of the day. PVC discolours, especially the darker colours, but I am expecting and hoping that HardiePlank will stand the test of time.’

Schoen Clinic - London

Workspace (Scotland) LLP

Family-owned German hospital group Schoen Clinic opened their first private medical facility located on Wigmore Street, London. The clinic includes 39 en-suite inpatient rooms across three top floors of the building, along with consultation rooms, therapy and office space on the first floor, and three theatres located in the basement. Our scope of work included bespoke joinery with Corian® worktops and sinks, a mixture of base and wall units with integrated glove and apron dispensers, IPS systems, lockable drugs cabinets and curtain tracks.

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