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Electricity House

SE Controls

Electricity House, Crest Nicholson Homes’ stylish city centre apartment development in Bristol is using an advanced smoke ventilation system from leading smoke and natural ventilation specialist, SE Controls, to help keep residents safe if a fire should occur.

Electrically Sliding Biomass Access - Scotland

Surespan Ltd

Supplied to a Biomass fuel plant in Coatbridge, Scotland. This 3500 (137?) x 4000 (157?) biomass sliding cover features fixed external rails and electric operation. A further two sliding covers were supplied sized 2500 x 4000 and 1500 x 4000mm

Electric loft ladder range has grown

Premier Loft Ladders Ltd

Premier Loft Ladders range of electric loft ladders continues to expand, with new products such as the Skylark and significant enhancements to the existing range. The Escalmatic electric loft ladder has proven popular since its launch. Further enhancing its impressive specification and excellent value for money is the increased floor-to-ceiling range. The Escalmatic can now be ordered for room heights of up to 3.5 metres. However, if that is still not high enough, the Supreme Electric can be ordered for floor-to-ceiling heights of up to 4.6 metres.

Wooden Lodges with Electrical Control - East Midlands

Fakro GB Ltd

Frisby Lakes Lodge Park is an award-winning East Midlands site with a plan to develop 59 luxurious Finnish Log lodges made from 100% renewable material. Situated in the beautiful Leicestershire countryside with lodges overlooking a large fishing lake, this stunning park has a lot to offer for those wishing to move to an upcoming, safe-haven location for the over 45’s including beautiful electric operated FAKRO roof windows.

Electric loft ladder ticks all the boxes

Premier Loft Ladders Ltd

PMB Construction recently approached Premier Loft Ladders with a very specific set of needs. Fortunately, the Escalmatic motorised loft ladder ticked all the right boxes. Lead-time, quality and attractive design were very important requirements for this residential loft conversion project. The made-to-measure Escalmatic scored in all areas. The end result was an “extremely happy” client who got a loft ladder that was exactly what they wanted. Visit our web site to read full case study, see project photos and get advice on choosing an electric loft ladder.

New Product Announcement - Escalmatic Electric Loft Ladder

Premier Loft Ladders Ltd

Premier Loft Ladders latest product, the Escalmatic electric loft ladder, offers style, safety and convenience. It is ideal for domestic/residential applications. The Escalmatic combines Italian design, robust metal construction and infrared remote-controlled electrical operation. The space-saving retractable ladder mechanism also means that the Escalmatic will fit into ceiling openings from as small as 50cm wide by 90cm long, helping to avoid costly and inconvenient ceiling alterations. The Escalmatic is supplied as a ready to fit unit, comprising of a steel stairway with a white powdercoat finish, attached to a steel hatch box and insulated wooden trapdoor.

Escalmatic electric loft ladder NBS specification now available

Premier Loft Ladders Ltd

Premier Loft Ladders have created a new electric loft ladder NBS specification for the popular Escalmatic. Full product data and technical drawing is now available within NBS specification software. The Escalmatic electric loft ladder is ideal for residential projects, particularly where space is limited. It is also suitable for light-duty commercial use. To help architects and designers, Premier Loft Ladders has made technical data for the Escalmatic electric loft ladder available within NBS specification software. It can be found within section L30 (clauses 41 and 421). CAD drawings are also available.

Acoustic Products launches semi-automatic electric movable wall

Acoustic Products Ltd

Acoustic Products has launched a new semi-automatic electric movable wall system. Each panel within the system has a microprocessor based circuit board controlling automatic operation of the panel seals making the system extremely easy to use and re-locate. Available in sound reduction ratings up to Rw 57 dB, a wide range of panel finishes and with simple or more complex remote stacking arrangements. Please contact the techical sales department at Acoustic Products for more information. Tel +44 (0)1227 281140 Fax +44 (0)1227 281141 www.acoustic-products.co.uk enquiries@acoustic-products.co.uk.

Huge electrically operated sliding glazed roof hatches for Great Portland Street, London

Surespan Ltd

A first for Surespan, these huge electrically operated sliding glazed roof hatches also provide free airflow of 7m² for smoke ventilation! These bespoke designs were part of a redevelopment on Great Portland Street in London. The covers were 4610 x 1955mm and featured an electrically driven opening motor. The covers provide 7m² free air flow (As it is sliding there are no obstructions to the ventilation) according to approved document B (fire safety) paragraph 5b diagram C.7. 2 Sliding rooflights were supplied along with a fixed rooflight section

Tennet: Safety Systems Upgrade for Transmission Pylons

Latchways plc - an MSA Brand

TenneT is a leading European electricity Transmission System Operator (TSO) in the Netherlands and Germany, supplying electricity to 41 million end users and transmitting electricity across the high-voltage grid. In 2000, Arbo Union (Dutch authority for health and safety) identified that safety could be improved with better climbing techniques on high voltage masts. Arbo Union recommended MSA's Latchways range as the safest system. Following this guidance in 2001, electricity companies including TenneT compared MSA with other cable/rail systems to find the best solutions for their applications.

Abbey Grove Care Home, Worksop

Gripple Ltd

A partnership between A1 Housing, Bassetlaw District Council and Nottinghamshire County Council is set to develop an impressive apartment complex for older adults, on the site of the former Abbey Grove Independent Living Centre in Lowtown, Worksop. The electrical subcontractor opted to use Gripple Fast Trak ™ for the installation of all electrical containment on the project.

Urban Splash Longlands Luxury Apartments

Anhydritec Ltd

Refurbishment of an old mill, using electrical underfloor heating. 50mm Gyvlon screed incorporating the electrical underfloor heating. The Gyvlon screed was easily pumped into the upper and subsequent floors speeding up installation compared to sand cement screeds. The design also maximized the effectiveness of the underfloor heating, whilst complying with Part E of the Build regulations.

Load Balancing Solution (Array Charging) - Case Study

Pod Point LTD

A new mixed use development in East London, which features apartment blocks and individual residential plots along with an underground car park. This development lacked sufficient substation capacity for the electric vehicle charging infrastructure required to meet London planning conditions. This case study shows how we were able to prevent installing a further substation or having to upgrade existing power supply by load managing the load allocated to the electric vehicle charging points. Using an Array Charging/Load Management system is the only way you can allow for diversity for the load you allocate for electric vehicle charging points (BS7671).

Slim Linear Office Lighting for a Modern Office Refurbishment. Vintry Building, Bristol.

299 Lighting

Our team were approached to provide the lighting design and supply for the 5th and 6th floor. 299’s team worked closely with all parties involved on the project- the designer, main electrical contractor, property surveyor and the tenant. The project was delivered by the local electrical contractor Avon Lea. The Lopen Suspended in standard black was used in the open plan offices and the Lopen Recessed Trimless fitting was used in the meeting rooms.The project was delivered on time and to the client’s satisfaction. On our recent visit to the site we received many positive reviews.

Stainless Steel Grilles at BMW Motorcycle Showroom, Manchester

Bolton Gate Company

Bolton Gate were specified to provide the security grilles for the recently completed extension and refurbishment of the BMW Motorcycle showroom in Manchester. In keeping with the prestigious appearance of the building and high-end motorcycles on show, parallel mesh electric grilles in polished stainless steel were chosen to protect the showroom and external windows. In order to remain unobtrusive during trading hours, the bottom rails and side guides were powder coated white to match the surrounding walls and ceiling. For ease of operation, all grilles were electrically linked to allow simultaneous operation.

Coal Drops Yard - Kings Cross London

AATi (Antislip Antiwear Treads International)

AATi Commercial supplied over 1500 metres of cast metal anti-slip stair nosings for the Coal Drops Yard project. Historically this site was used to store coal (London’s only available energy source at the time), On the discovery of electricity the use of coal was challenged and electricity prevailed driving the coal sheds into deterioration. Staircases are perfectly poised throughout this re-developed retail quarter providing access to shops and restaurants on all levels. With the vast amount of heavy pedestrian footfall expected, the AATi stair nosing product ref: SN9/55 in Cast Iron (zinc plated black) was chosen.

Bespoke Glazed Sliding Smoke Ventilators

Surespan Ltd

AOV Glazed Sliding Smoke Vents These huge electrically operated sliding glazed roof hatches also provide free airflow of 7m² for smoke ventilation! These bespoke designs were part of a redevelopment on Great Portland Street in London. The covers were 4610 x 1955mm and featured an electrically driven opening motor. The covers provide 7m² free air flow (As it is sliding there are no obstructions to the ventilation) according to approved document B (fire safety) paragraph 5b diagram C.7. A further fixed rooflight was also supplied to the size of 4935mm x 1955mm, the multi-pane rooflight provides natural daylight.

UWE Enterprise Zone

Bauder Ltd

The University of the West of England (UWE) quadrupled its solar generating capacity through the installation of 1,731 solar panels, enabling it to produce over 400 MWh of electricity each year and making it the largest solar panel array in the UK university sector.

Johann Lafer's private kitchen

Gira Giersiepen GmbH & Co KG

The kitchen is regaining its position as the centre of family life. Kitchen designers now create modern shapes and realise innovative functions. However, kitchen planners often lack practical experience with technical innovations, particularly when these innovations are from the field of electrical installation technology.

Strawberry Place Student Accomodation, Newcastle

Gripple Ltd

The £71m Strawberry Place development near St James Park, Newcastle, is a 10-storey, 316-bed Vita student accommodation building. Gripple supplied Trapeze Plus FR, Low Profile Bracket, QT Compact Clamp and Standard Hanger for the suspension of pipework and electrical containment.

Waitrose, Swindon

Gripple Ltd

Waitrose chose the small town of Wichelstowe in Swindon to develop a new store, benefiting the emerging community and bringing confidence to the local economy. To support the installation of mechanical and electrical services in this store, Gripple supplied Y-Fit, Universal Bracket, Duct Trapeze, Standard Hanger and Universal Clamps.

Insulated Roller Shutter for Production of Rapeseed Oil


With a growing production of Rapeseed Oil, Norfolk Steel Building's customer required an insulated facility for the process. To help with the insulation they opted for the SeceuroGlide roller garage door with insulating properties. To match the doors with the style of the building they chose the Anthracite finish. The doors are electrically operated with 2 channel transmitters

Innovative solutions for forklift trucks

Calor Gas Ltd

There are numerous benefits of switching to Calor gas from alternative fuels such as electric and diesel. Not only has it been proven that LPG is a cleaner source of fuel, but every Calor forklift cylinder incorporates Magnatract® technology, to reduce the risk of fragmented metal particles blocking the cylinder valve.

London Design and Engineering University Technical College, London

Gripple Ltd

The school of London Design and Engineering has invested £10m in a new campus, to create a building which embodies its educational ethos. Gripple supplied Fast Trak, Y-Fit Accessory and QT Compact Clamps for the suspension of pipework and electrical containment, with spiral ductwork being suspended by Express No.2.

Richmond upon Thames College, London

Gripple Ltd

The Richmond upon Thames College (RuTC) regeneration in Twickenham includes a new 20,000 sqm campus which features a state-of-the-art facility for further education, a new school, a special educational needs school and a technology hub. Gripple supplied Fast Trak and Cable Basket Clips for the suspension of electrical containment on site.

Stables Market - Commercial Awnings

Able Canopies Ltd

Adcrest Ltd. is an electrical contracting company that was working on a new refurbishment project for Stables Market in Camden, London. Stables Market was in need of a number of new awnings to provide weather protection to the entrances of their shops. They had existing awnings in place that had been there for a number of years and were no longer fit for purpose and therefore needed replacing.

Sir John Rogerson's Quay, Dublin

Gripple Ltd

Gripple UniGrip and Y-Fit hangers have been installed to suspend electrical containment in this new mixed development site in Dublin, Ireland, that consists of retail and accommodation space. Subcontractors on-site were delighted with the speed and ease of installation of Gripple products, managing to recoup time lost and delivering their work on the project on time and within budget.

Batiment The Crown

Amtico International

Amtico Spacia Acoustic was chosen for the office space of one of the biggest electrical suppliers in Southern France. 2200m2 of Warm Cherry and Pale Ash from the Spacia Collection was used throughout individual offices, meeting and relaxing areas of the Batiment office. All these spaces have a sound optimisation of up to 18dB reduction and provide comfort underfoot.

Hugh St, London, SW1

New Age Glass Ltd

NAG undertook the design, supply & installation of the ground floor in this terraced house in Victoria south west London, using our RC 254-100 Floor Light construction with clear 200mm diameter lenses we created a floor that not only looks amazing but with the added electric underfloor heating cast into the concrete this internal floor is the first of its kind in the UK.

JTP Studios, London

Gripple Ltd

JTP, award-winning international practice of architects and masterplanners, has relocated its London studio to the Grade II listed Pennington Street Warehouse at London Dock, Wapping. To complement this modern restoration, Gripple supplied pre-fabricated Universal Brackets and QT Compact Clamps for the suspension of all electrical containment, lighting and spiral ductwork, using Catenary, Angel and UniGrip.

28 Savile Row, London

AET Flexible Space

Underfloor air conditioning and a bespoke Teak covered raised access floor by Nesite was specified for the height restricted redevelopment of this prestigious Mayfair accommodation. The works comprised a full internal strip out to the core, demolition of structural partition walls, removal of redundant mechanical and electrical services and plant, removal and re-cladding of the facade, installation of new M&E services, plant and lift.

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