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Easy Glass Slim + Q-line: FIFA World Cup stadium Brazil

Q-railing

Located in Manaus, the heart of the Brazilian rain forest, the Arena Amazônia stadium was a FIFA World Cup 2014 venue. It features Q-railing glass railings, posted balustrades and handrails. The handrails and railings run between stadium areas and are used in staircases and exits. Faced with stringent requirements, Q-railing’s record in other stadium projects spoke volumes. Nearly 8,000 metres of Q-railing products were installed, including Easy Glass Slim, Easy Glass 3kN glass balustrades and Q-line baluster railings. Q-railing products, with their clean, contemporary design, are a perfect match for its unique architecture.

Rockfon ceiling islands completes cutting-edge Dyson Institute

Rockfon

The Dyson Institute has been established with the ambition of being the best higher education engineering institution in the world. The campus radiates around the two-storey Roundhouse where 220 panels of Rockfon Eclipse® ceiling islands are installed. Rockfon Eclipse is very versatile and can be hung from several kinds of structures where traditional suspended ceilings cannot usually be installed. World leading architectural practice Wilkinson Eyre designed and oversaw the project. Hannah Richmond, “We chose Rockfon because we were looking to construct a floating, acoustic ceiling and found the Eclipse system to be the best product to realise this intent

Goshawk, Dublin

SAS International Ltd

SAS International ceiling rafts were installed into the meeting rooms, directly suspended from the structural soffit to allow for energy efficient movement of air for thermal-mass-cooling. Chosen for its acoustic properties, SAS600 offers acoustic performance tailored to interior requirements through absorptive and reflective techniques. The visually engaging SAS500 was selected for the office zones and circulation areas. This system conceals M&E services and offers an attractive acoustic ceiling. Both systems supplied to the One Molesworth Street project were in a pre-coat timber effect to achieve an organic interior aesthetic, creating a striking feature ceiling.

AIB Corporate & Customer HQ

SAS International Ltd

SAS International designed and supplied metal ceiling products to the beautiful offices of Allied Irish Bank, Molesworth Street. Collaborating with RKD Architects & StructureTone, a range of systems including SAS130, SAS330 triangular fused mesh panels, SAS330 planks and SAS Tee Grid were supplied to accommodate the office area, boardroom and communal areas. SAS130 Mesh was chosen for its aesthetic and Class A acoustic absorption capability, enhancing a productive working atmosphere ideal for an open plan space. To overcome a specific challenge with the breakout area on the project, the SAS330 triangular suspended mesh panels were manufactured with a fused edge detail.

Bloomberg Place, 4 Queen Victoria Street, EC4: London Corporate Workspace Winner

Shadbolt International

This iconic project was an exciting one for Shadbolt and we worked closely with the Architect to hand select the FSC certified SG American cherry needed for this job. Control random matched veneered panels, doors and doorsets would be made from the veneer selection so, our expert craftsmen created a seamless scheme from floor to floor. We also supplied “Signal White” RAL 9003 paint lacquered doors that required FD30 & FD60 rating which we achieved with our unique Shadmaster solid laminated timber core, which also allowed these high performance doors to also be sound attenuating and FSC certified.

Golden Bee

Solus Ceramics Ltd

Nestled in the trendy Shoreditch area of London, Golden Bee is contemporary and eclectic bar which showcases a number of unusual and exciting wall and floor tiles. With theatrical design elements taking centre stage, Solus Ceramics supplied tiles to create a bold design statement. Shaped rich black tiles from the Diamond range were fixed to a grand feature wall to create an angular contrast to the bright, gilded bar area. The diamond shaped tiles create a stunning optical masterpiece with the delicate 3D texture adding a sense of depth. Hexagon floor tiles complete the project evoking the idea of honeycomb.

Knauf AMF Specified at the University of Strathclyde’s new £31m Sports Centre

Knauf AMF Ceilings Ltd

Optimum sound control and humidity resistance were design imperatives for the new Strathclyde Sports Centre. Heradesign® and Thermatex Aquatec® were specified for the project. Heradesign® macro was installed on the walls around the swimming pool. Thermatex Aquatec® formed the ceiling system in the adjoining changing, showering and circulation areas. Gareth McKnight, Kennedy Fitzgerald & Associates said, “The challenge was finding a system that met the anti-corrosive criteria and performed acoustically. An acoustician measured the reverberation times and Heradesign performed well. With a white interior colour scheme Heradesign brought texture, added depth and interest to the overall interior design.”

Crown Trade launches new Fastflow Quickdry Eggshell

Crown Trade, product of Crown Paints Ltd

Leading paint brand Crown Trade has extended its popular water-based Fastflow Quick Dry range of trim products to offer even greater design flexibility and provide specifiers with a classic low-sheen eggshell finish. Benefitting from Crown’s advanced innovative Breatheasy® technology, the new water-based eggshell option’s low-odour formulation lends itself perfectly for work on projects where disruption needs to be kept to a minimum such as education and healthcare facilities. The product’s quick drying properties can also help reduce time and labour on site, allowing rooms to be reoccupied sooner.

Northwood Hills Regeneration

GreenBlue Urban Ltd

The Northwood Hills project received £1.3 million investment from the GLA and £461,000 match funding from Hillingdon Council. The scheme included a series of improvements to roads and transportation arrangements. Joel Street has been resurfaced and the parking bays redesigned to allow safer entry and exit onto the high street. A new central boulevard has been introduced which allows for safer crossing and it has been planted with 35 carpinus betulus frans fontain trees to provide an attractive feature. GBU were pleased to provide a package to include StrataCells 30, Arborvents, RootDirectors, Geonet, Deadman AnchorSystems, & Precast Arboresin.

Residential: Hamilton Smart Lighting Control 'making light work' in the Home.

Hamilton Litestat

A magnificent 5 bedroom family home in Surrey required a lighting control solution that could effectively control a multi-room LED based installation. The ability to tailor the lighting requirements for individual rooms was essential, and the look of the system needed to complement the quality design and fabulous finish of the project. Hamilton worked alongside the developer to design a bespoke system based upon its Smart Lighting Control system. The installation included a master control hub and mechanical button wall-mounted control plates in a Sheer CFX® plate design, finished in polished chrome reinforced the minimalist and contemporary design theme.

One Tower Bridge, London

Buzon UK Ltd

One Tower Bridge is a mixed-use development by Berkeley Homes. A total of nine blocks make up the development, containing 396 residential units, commercial and cultural spaces, a single storey basement area and a 20 storey residential tower block with roof top area. Buzon UK were commissioned by Maylim to supply DPH5 and BC5 adjustable pedestals, which were used across the entire project to support numerous decking areas, fencing, step and riser units and a wide range of bespoke seating. The random shaped pavers required a complex spacer tab layout, achieved effortlessly with the unique BC System.

Erosion Control, Flood Embankment, Erosamat, Greatham, Hartlepool

ABG creative geosynthetic engineering

The Greatham Managed Realignment Scheme was part of the Environment Agencies wider " Tees tidal Flood Risk Management Strategy" which imposed a legal requirement upon the Environment Agency to deliver intertidal habitats as compensation for the impact of flood management projects. The challenge was to construct embankments comprising predominantly of site won material. THe size, scale and nature of the works dictates a tight time scale was maintained to ensure rapid return to its natural state. ABGs Erosamat Type 3 was chose, comprising 3 dimensional structure and entangled filaments. Erosamat forms a permanent composite with the natural vegetative root structure supported.

Aluminium decking modified to assist visually impaired

NEACO Ltd

neaco provided a bespoke modification to its Techdek aluminium decking system as part of a bridge specification at the Grand Canal Dock development project in Dublin. Using the renowned design versatility of the company’s technical team and state-of-the-art precision engineering facilities at its Malton factory, neaco developed a unique grille surface which features tactile strips to alert visually impaired pedestrians when they are nearing a step. Providing a high architectural aesthetic, Techdek is extremely versatile and can be used in many other applications, including staging, modesty screens, solar shading, maintenance galleries and roof access walkways.

Luma Apartments, Park Royal, London - Creaton Tonality Terracotta Rainscreen Cladding

T.I. Dynamic Facades

T.I.Tiles International worked closely with CZWG & Durkan Group throughout the facade design & tender process resulting in the successful installation of our Creaton TONALITY® clay terracotta rainscreen system. Creaton TONALITY® has an extensive colour range and a wide selection of sizes which offer architects complete design flexibility. Creaton tiles were supplied in a special Green gloss finish to a modular, portrait design of 900mm high x 300mm wide resulting in a stunning facade. The Creaton system is geared towards ease and speed of installation & for this project the tiles were fixed onto to the BAS carrier rail.

Maldron Hotel, Cardiff, Wales

T.I. Dynamic Facades

TI Tiles International worked closely with all parties throughout the facade design and tender process resulting in the successful installation of our Creaton TONALITY® clay terracotta rainscreen system. Creaton TONALITY® has an extensive colour range and a wide selection of sizes which offer architects complete design flexibility. The tiles were supplied in various shades of red & grey to a modular design of 300mm high x 1175mm long resulting in a stunning facade. The Creaton system is geared towards quick and easy installation and for this project the tiles were fixed onto the Classic BAS vertical continuous carrier rail.

Arsenal Towers, Qeensland Road, Islington, London

T.I. Dynamic Facades

Tiles International worked closely with CZWG & Kier Construction throughout the facade design & tender process resulting in the successful installation of our Creaton TONALITY® clay terracotta rainscreen system. Creaton TONALITY® has an extensive colour range and a wide selection of sizes giving architects complete design flexibility. Creaton tiles were supplied in a Blue gloss finish colour to a modular, horizontal design of 200mm high x 400mm wide resulting in a stunning façade with multi facets. The Creaton system is geared towards ease & speed of installation & for this project the tiles were fixed onto the BAS carrier rail.

Barham Park Estate Phase 1A & 1B, Wembley, London

T.I. Dynamic Facades

TI Tiles International worked closely with Countryside Properties & PRP Architects throughout the facade design and tender process resulting in the successful installation of our Creaton TONALITY® clay terracotta rainscreen system. Creaton TONALITY® has an extensive colour range and a wide selection of sizes offering architects complete design flexibility. For this project, the tiles were supplied in various shades of red & grey to a modular design of 150mm high x 675mm long resulting in a stunning facade. The Creaton system is geared towards quick and easy installation. The tiles were fixed onto the Classic CLS vertical continuous carrier rail.

New Festival Quarter, Poplar, London

T.I. Dynamic Facades

Tiles International worked closely with Bellway Homes, Stock Woolstencroft Architects & Brickability throughout the facade design and tender process resulting in the successful installation of our Creaton TONALITY® clay terracotta rainscreen system. Creaton TONALITY® has an extensive colour range and a wide selection of sizes offering complete design flexibility. The Creaton tiles were supplied in a white gloss finish to a modular design of 150mm high x 900mm long resulting in a stunning facade. The Creaton system is geared towards ease and speed of installation. For this project the tiles were fixed onto the Classic CLS vertical continuous carrier rail.

Marine Point, New Brighton Wirral, Merseyside

T.I. Dynamic Facades

TI Tiles International worked closely with all parties throughout the facade design and tender process resulting in the successful installation of our Creaton TONALITY® clay terracotta rainscreen system. Creaton TONALITY® has an extensive colour range and a wide selection of sizes which offer architects complete design flexibility. For this project the tiles were supplied in white gloss to a modular design of 200mm & 400mm high x 1600mm long resulting in a stunning façade with facetted areas. The Creaton system is geared towards ease and speed of installation. The tiles were fixed onto the Classic CLS vertical continuous carrier rail.

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.

Helping hand for hospice

Crown Trade, product of Crown Paints Ltd

A palliative care hospice has been given a helping hand with a donation from Crown Paints. Halton Haven Hospice, which is based in Runcorn, Cheshire, has received approximately 250 litres of paint to help them with an extensive refurbishment project which started in June. In total, 21 rooms are being redecorated at the hospice, which provides care for individuals who have been diagnosed with a limiting or terminal illness. Jan Gray, Family Support Team Manager at Halton Haven Hospice, said: “The donation from Crown Paints means we can decorate all of the rooms to give them a fresh new look."

Luxurious hotel uses Franke products for redevelopment

Franke Sissons Ltd

The Best Western Hotel, located in Göttingen, Germany has undergone a major redevelopment of their hotel rooms and washroom facilities. Franke were thrilled to be chosen to provide products from their composite portfolio, including 100 bespoke Miranit Ronda basins. From standard sized washbasins and washtroughs to a bespoke range, Franke's Miranit portfolio provides a choice of unique composite material, with high gloss or solid matte finish. Optional integrated accessories can be incorporated to suit any washroom environment. Unique products can be achieved for any project - perfect for any commercial washroom; hotel, office, school, stadium, retail or leisure environment.

Viewing Platform at Brooklands Museum Accessible with Platform Lift

Gartec Platform Lifts

Brooklands Museum recently completed a project refurbishing a WW2 hangar with a mezzanine viewing platform. The stairs were unsuitable for disabled access, so required a lift with minimal support points, no head fixing and small footprint. Gartec's 7000 passenger platform lift was installed in 2 days - Valerie Mills, Commercial Director, commented “Once features and prices were compared, the 7000 was an easy choice. Gartec provided everything to make an informed decision. We're surprised how quickly the team completed the installation – efficient, clean and professional. The lift ticks all the boxes and opened the upper space for everyone to enjoy”

Crossrail, Tottenham Court Road

Howe Green

Over 400 of Howe Green’s Access Covers have been supplied to Tier 1 contractors working on Europe’s largest construction project – Crossrail. Over 60 of Howe Green’s 7500 Series Multipart Floor Access Covers were supplied specifically for Tottenham Court Road Station. The large 4 part units were precision made to order to ensure they would be a perfect fit, avoiding slips and trips in such a highly trafficked and challenging environment. The covers have been infilled with granite to match the surrounding area and supplied with barrel lifting points, with just the securing bolt and barrel edge visible.

Inverness Terrace

Matki

The Matki Bespoke and Installations team worked with CP Hart Fulham on this large residential project at Inverness Terrace in Bayswater. EauZone Plus Bespoke Sliding and Hinged Shower Enclosures and Bath Screens were specified. Working beautifully with the marble bath, Matki bespoke designed a dwarf wall installation for many of the spaces leaving a minimal shelf inside the Shower Enclosure, maximising the space around the bath allowing space for a bath mounted Hand Shower. Tailormade Shower Trays, made from the luxurious Matki Preference material were fitted. CP Hart Design Consultant, Bakuli Sangamneheri specified and the renovation was delivered by Vascroft.

MicroShades Brunnea treated Canadian Western Red Cedar Timber Cladding Case Study - NORclad - Gallagher Retail Park

NORclad Limited

Canadian Western Red Cedar Timber Cladding with Koppers MicroShades “Brunnea” treatment Approximately 7.5km of Canadian Western Red Cedar has been suppled for this project in Wednesbury, machined to our face fix NWC2 T&G profile. MicroShades Brunnea treated Canadian Western Red Cedar cladding from NORclad offers a formal 30 year warranty against rot and fungal decay. The MicroShades Brunnea treatment is a popular choice, containing a pigment and UV inhibitors – there is a good level of colour stability VS uncoated timbers. Being a preservative treatment rather than a coating, there is less involved in terms of maintaining the product.

Affinity255 creates dream floor for Natural Bed Company showroom

Polyflor Ltd

Luxury vinyl tiles from Polyflor’s innovative Affinity255 PUR flooring collection were used to create a stunning herringbone design floor at Natural Bed Company’s showroom in Sheffield. 290 m² of Affinity255 PUR vinyl flooring in the Seasoned Grey Oak design was installed in the shop floor area by Sheffield based contractors MG Flooring on this showroom project managed by Structural Interiors and designed by Studio Gedye architects. Caro Whiteside from Natural Bed Company commented, “We’re delighted with the finished look of our new showroom. Our Affinity255 herringbone floor looks so stylish and was quick to install."

Modular in, Modular out’ – M-Trays® transform construction huts in Knightsbridge

Wallbarn Ltd

A three year construction project in Knightsbridge required a temporary green roof on welfare huts. The local residents were concerned about overlooking these steel huts long-term. The solution is M-Tray® – our modular green roof system. The steel huts were wheeled into position on site on skates. They were covered with an EPDM waterproofing membrane. M-Tray® units were installed. They were easily carried up the stairs by hand and installed by hand within minutes. The modular and portable M-Tray® can just be unclicked and lifted away upon completion of the construction process.

M-Tray® Instant Green Roof - The May Fair Hotel

Wallbarn Ltd

Mayfair, London Our modular green roof solution, the M-Tray®, has transformed what was previously a fairly unsightly bitumen rooftop at a Mayfair hotel into a beautiful green space for guests to enjoy. Conversion of the 13sqm space was awarded to Wallbarn after we successfully completed the hotel group’s first green roof project at the Radisson Heathrow. Being so easy to transport our M-Trays®were selected as the fastest and most efficient way of converting the unused space into a lush, green and aesthetically-pleasing space. The installation only took half a day with minimal disturbance to guests.

Third Space, Islington

Washroom Washroom Ltd

We created these unique washrooms and changing areas including cubicles for users of all ages, for a luxury London family-focussed health club, part of the Third Space chain. The bespoke family changing area features large full-height unisex changing cubicles in white plus integral benching together with its popular Luminoso glass shower cubicles. The Luminoso range is available in a wide range of different colours, with a deep blue colour used for this project. In the washroom areas, Washroom installed its Marcato toilet cubicles plus the colourful fun Frutti cubicles with reduced height doors for younger users.

Black is the new black

Troldtekt A/S

It is interesting how design trends are quickly mirrored across the world. A few years’ ago, for example, lifestyle and interior design magazines were all about plain white walls, hard surfaces and minimal furniture. Today, heavier materials are being revitalised and darker colours are being used in more and more projects. Troldtekt has seen a steep rise in the specification of its wood wool acoustic panels in dark greys and black. From residential houses, hotels and music venues to London’s iconic Design Museum, black acoustic ceilings have been used to add to the ambience and enhance atmospheric design.

Getacore Solid Surface Vanity Units

Westag & Getalit AG / Westag UK Ltd

A development of Getacore original engineered worktops comprising of 35mm MR Chipboard, 3mm Solid Surface Veneer and 10mm Thick Front edge. The client also requested colour coordinated vanity units that incorporated a coved profile and matching upstand. The project was signed off and put into development to supply a large multiple order on short lead time direct supply. Following the success,the units were deemed suitable to offer as a readily available bespoke item in all 55 Getacore decors, coved profiles are now a stock item and various basins in all colours are fabricated in house on short lead times.

Chelsea Football Club - Ebema Concrete Paving

Alfresco Floors Ltd

Stamford Bridge, the home of Chelsea Football Club is located in Fulham and is one London’s top sports venues. Alfresco Floors were commissioned by Chelsea Football Club to supply and install over 430sqm of EBEMA Rockstone concrete paving on Buzon pedestals to a newly refurbished pitch-side terrace. The terrace areas located directly behind the pitch-perimeter advertising boards was built up to 200mm to create a raised terrace specially designed for wheelchair users.

Custom sized mobile whiteboard with storage

Logovisual Ltd

The ThinkingWall Stor is our versatile mobile whiteboard with built in storage shelving. We were asked to create a custom version for a client in Birmingham. This custom mobile whiteboard with shelves is wider than the standard Stor and with additional shelves to provide extra storage space. Each unit is 1200mm wide, 1925mm high and has almost double the standard depth at 600mm. The shelves are adjustable so the height can be increased or decreased depending on the items being stored.

SMARTPLY OSB used for giant tree at Glastonbury 2017

MEDITE SMARTPLY

The Greenpeace Field at Glastonbury festival has long been popular among festival-goers thanks to their free hot showers and delicious veggie food available at their cafe. This year, however, will see a new feature to the field with the addition of a show-stopping 20m giant tree structure. Built from SMARTPLY OSB, the huge tree will come alive at night with a colour changing light show and will feature a DJ booth allowing attendees to party into the early hours.

UniFlex™ Connection

BROEN-LAB Ltd

An innovative technology from BROEN-LAB BROEN-LAB UniFlex™ Connection is a unique and patented connection, that sits at the heart of all our laboratory solutions. As soon as we had invented the UniFlex™ Connection, we understood that it would be a game-changer. Now we had the central concept around which a complete range of laboratory taps, valves and regulators could be built, as it allowed numerous connection methods such as hoses, Cu-, PEX or stainless steel.

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