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170-bedroom airport hotel gets two blinds to every window

Astralux Blind System

This new Hyatt Place hotel in Hayes serves travellers using Heathrow Airport. Created from an unprepossessing 1960s office block the hotel features 170 bedrooms, 24-hour restaurant facilities and meeting rooms. Dearnleys were contracted to provide shading systems to effectively control the light to the bedroom spaces and installed 2 blinds to every bedroom window. An Astralux 3000 roller blind with screen fabric filtered daylight and an Astralux 4000 room darkening blind provided the dim-out required for sleeping.

Carnegie Pavilion, Headingley

Astralux Blind System

This £21m development created a world class media and players' facilities and teaching space all under one roof. Astralux blinds were used and as the glazing slopes outwards a cassetted zip system was specified. This clever roller blind has zips welded to the edge of the fabric which run in the side channels of the blind. This ensures the blind always runs square and is ideal for sloping glazing as the blind is permanently guided. A FR screen fabric was used in most areas to effectively control light levels and solar gain but also allowing a view to the outside.

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.

HSE Headquarters

Astralux Blind System

Astralux Systems dealer, Pentel Contracts, were involved with the architect and contractor some two years before the first piece of ground was broken on site at the headquarters of the Health & Safety Executive. The Astralux 5000 tensioned roller blind system is a proven solution for atria installations and was used at this site to control glare and heat to both the main atrium, 13m from floor level and a circular rooflight. In total 140 blind systems were installed covering an area of glazing of some 2,500 square metres. Operation was by localised group operation with radio controlled (wireless) switches.

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.

Dordrechts Museum, Holland

Silent Gliss Ltd

The Dordrechts museum showcases gallery the prints of mainly Dutch painters and craftsmanship from the 17th century to today. A soft and filtered light was necessary which was achieved by combining specific lighting with Silent Gliss roller blinds systems.

The Florentinum, Prague

Guthrie Douglas

The curved glass façade created challenges for the management of light and shade and the need to ensure the optimum comfort for users. The TESS™ 400 external system was chosen and aligned to the structural glass design. It uses relieving rollers to allow the blind to flow around the curve and small ultra-thin cable to keep the fabric tensioned. When fitted to the external façade of the Florentinum it allowed the architectural effect of the curve to remain striking even when the blinds were deployed, as well as working as a heat shield on hotter days.

Principal Tower London

QIC Trims Ltd

QIC Trims, a leading manufacturer of trims for the interior fit-out sector, has designed window fitting solutions for one of the tallest residential projects in London - Foster + Partners' 50-storey Principal Tower in Shoreditch. The company helped the architectural team design and extrude in excess of 5,000 linear metres of bespoke Blind Box housing for roller blinds and curtains in the development's one and two-bedroom apartments. The product had to be turned around efficiently and quickly so as not to impact a tight site programme. Further projects are now in the pipeline with the development team.

Bowcliffe Hall Conference Centre, West Yorkshire

Silent Gliss Ltd

Bowcliffe Hall is a stately home now hosting large events. the Blackburn Wing is a 2000sq ft tree house conference and event venue shaped like an airplane wing and nestled in ancient woodland at the heart of the estate. The challenge for Silent Gliss was to specify and discreetly fit products to work perfectly on sloping ceilings with an open plan design objective. the solution was found using the Silent Gliss motorised roller blinds System 4960 and 4880.

The Point, Broadstairs, Kent

Silent Gliss Ltd

A great example of where Silent Gliss products can be specified across many apartments in a single development. This large luxury apartment complex wanted to optimise the look of the building from the outside as well as the inside. All apartments installed Silent Gliss Wave on the main side of the building which gave an overall co-ordinated and stylish effect to onlookers. Combined with other motorised roller blinds, this project is a great example of how Silent Gliss can use it’s wide product range to meet the needs of any kind of shading requirement.

Bringing History To Life with Phillips Digital and Letchworth Garden City Heritage Foundation

Papergraphics Limited

With products supplied by Papergraphics, Phillips Digital were able to realise the vision of "Museum At One Garden City", Letchworth. This was a new venture for Phillips Digital, who usually operate within the more traditional areas of the digital print market. However they rouse to the challenge, created continuous images across a number of windows, using multiple Décortex™ roller blinds. With clever installation of Digimura Wallcoverings, onto both walls and ceilings and the application of various display products throughout; Phillips Digital have combined interiors products and exhibition graphics, to create an environment, which transports the visitor back in time.

No blind spots

Betafence Limited

Selecting a high security fence which is both functional and has a discreet visual impact can often be a challenge. The fence needs to be strong enough to delay and deter intruders but offer visibility for security cameras and patrols. Betafence’s Securifor® range has been designed to allow clear visibility through the tightest of angles while still maintaining a high level of security. Securifor® is perfect for surveillance and security patrols - to deter and expose unwanted visitors and protect your property. SR1 and SR2 rated systems are available on request for projects that require these systems.

Insulated Roller Shutter for Production of Rapeseed Oil

SWS UK

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

Roller Shutter Manufacturer to Produce Social Distancing Screens

CGT Security Ltd

CGT Screens is an allied company to CGT Security, a leading UK manufacturer of security roller shutters. With the significant changes to markets seen during the Covid-19 pandemic, CGT Security have applied our manufacturing and product development expertise to the new demand created by social distancing and hygiene measures.

Overheating library is no sweat for Dearnleys

Astralux Blind System

Visitors to Horsforth Library in Leeds were having difficulty using the computers due to too much glare. In addition, in the summer the solar gain through the roof glazing was making the library uncomfortably hot. Dearnleys proposed the Astralux 6000 louvre blind system which is ideal for sloping glazing as the slats are securely held on rack arms. These arms allow the slats to be tilted to control light and glare. At this site the blinds were operated by a detachable crank handle but motorisation is also available.

Sports hall gets into gear with Astralux

Astralux Blind System

A new extension to the sports facilities at Outwood Academy, Adwick, Doncaster saw the creation of a new sports hall and other facilities. Dearnleys have extensive experience in supplying and installing blinds to schools, colleges, and universities across the UK. See more here.

Z Hotels: Lighting, Temperature and Blinds Control

Lutron EA Ltd

Five years on, Z Hotels have expanded the role of Lutron technology with each new location. The company now has added Palladiom keypads and thermostat, and automated blinds to its myRoom Prime guestroom management solution. The result is efficient, intuitive, and stylish. “All of our customers are generally quite short-stay, so we wanted something that was really simple and seamless to use,” says Z Hotels Technical Manager Eamon Kelly. “And we needed something that could integrate motorised blinds, room occupancy [data], and other features without requiring deep technical expertise.”

Serving Hatch Made Secure with SeceuroShield 38 Roller Shutter

SWS UK

The best solution for this specification was the SeceuroShield 38 as it has smooth and lightweight operation (thanks to spring assisted barrel), features compact components (so it takes up the least amount of room) and has a robust curtain than can withstand the rigours of the environment in which it is installed.

2 Degrees Building, Milan: Lutron motorised blinds help gain LEED Platinum certification

Lutron EA Ltd

2 Degrees Building, a glass-curtain office building in the upscale Porta Nuova section of Milan, wanted a green solution for its blinds – one that was functional, beautiful, energy-efficient, able to earn LEED Platinum certification, and provided benefits to the people working in the building. Lutron’s Sivoia QS blinds fulfilled 2 Degrees Building’s needs. The automated system, operated by Lutron’s Quantum system and Hyperion light-management software, optimises natural light and views of the outdoors, a preferred amenity among workers and one that helps attract and retain talent.

Neaco supplies blend of styles for prestigious development

NEACO Ltd

Neaco supplied a bespoke specification combining a railed Juliet balcony design with its contemporary glass balustrade to meet the aesthetic requirements of The Pembroke, a prestigious development of luxury apartments in Sevenoaks, Kent. Designed by BHD Architects, the project formed part of an extensive redevelopment of a site at the junction with London Road and Pembroke Road, and included the construction of a new apartment complex comprising 22 properties with parking at basement level. The scheme was designed to fit into the established pattern of development of the surrounding area, in terms of scale and appearance.

VP Plaza España Design, Madrid: Lighting, Temperature and Blinds Control for a 5-Star Hotel

Lutron EA Ltd

Five-star spaces demand five-star functionality. The lighting experience in the guestrooms, meeting rooms, restaurants, and other areas of the building needs to help differentiate the VP from other top-tier Madrid hotels. To achieve this, a highly integrated solution coordinates the lighting system with shades and temperature control in guestrooms; manages lighting and AV layouts in partitionable meeting spaces; and communicates with the DMX-controlled dynamic façade, among other things.

IKO Armourplan - Waveform roof structure blends with High Peak’s rolling scenery

SIG Design & Technology

Armourplan PVC and Recticel Insulation by SIG Design Technology were selected for a 12,000 m2 roof to a bottling plant in a rural location on the outskirts of an historical Derbyshire spa town, known as Project Merlin. The FMCG company chose to build the new facility away from the site of the natural spring, piping the water some two miles out of town to this green field bottling and distribution site.

Broadcasting Headquarters, Belgium

Guthrie Douglas

TESS™ 440 was chosen for its discrete stainless steel cable guides, which blend in with the glass and brushed metallic finish of the façade, to allow a clean aesthetic when the blinds are retracted. When the blinds are deployed, the illusion is created of a floating fabric façade. The project team installed over 280 TESS™ systems in phases over three months in line with the construction programme. Guthrie Douglas were engaged by BIPP-BIPP SA to collaborate on design concept development, the feasibility study including wind resistance testing, system manufacture, on-site installation training, and post-completion support.

Louis Vuitton

HAG Ltd. - The Door Specialists

HAG provided Security Roller Shutters For one of the world’s leading fashion designers, Louis Vuitton, securing the lobby areas of several of their department stores throughout the UK. By using our Alulink and Seceurovision 9000 roller grilles we ensured the premium products were securely protected against theft and the public’s view was not obstructed, to align with the grandeur of the store. The HAG team also used our quality powder coating in order to ensure the grilles were coloured appropriately for the stores, in line with their branding and stunning visuals.

STYLE RESURRECTS 50YR OLD MOVEABLE WALL

Style - Moveable Partition Specialists

Style’s UK-wide aftercare and service team has come to the rescue of a Midlands school whose moveable wall hadn’t been working for a number of years. At 50 years old, and made from timber, the school’s concern was that it would have to be replaced. But Style’s technicians diagnosed that the problem was with the rollers along the bottom – many of which had seized due to old age and a lack of regular servicing. After making 8 bespoke new rollers the Style team returned to the school to fit them,saving the school considerable expenditure.

Heathrow Terminal 5

HAG Ltd. - The Door Specialists

Heathrow terminal 5 was a project over 20 years in the making. Designed to be the largest free standing building in the United Kingdom, Terminal 5 is a £4 billion development constructed to maintain Heathrow’s status as one of the premier international airports in the world. Built to handle 35 million passengers a year, Terminal 5 houses more than 100 restaurants and shops within the building for passengers to choose from. HAG’s role was to provide vital high-level security to a large number of shopping outlets, fitting our Alulink security grilles, Armourguard roller shutters and Alishield roller shutters.

Metalseal metal roof coating installation

Liquasil Ltd

Metalseal 20 was specified as part of an industrial unit refurbishment project. Metalseal is the only BBA Approved metal roof coating on the market and the only one to come with a Latent Defects Insurance Guarantee. This is a single coat application, in this case, using brush and roller to avoid the risk of over-spray which can occur when using airless spray equipment.

Kingsdown House, The King's School, Canterbury

Wienerberger Ltd

Rather than using modern interlocking tiles, Wienerberger’s Alban Sussex Blend tiles were used to create the roof and walls of Kingsdown House. The versatility of the Alban Sussex Blend tile was highlighted: the tiles blend beautiful design with a stunning aesthetic result. The tiles were chosen because they enabled the architect to use a single material for the roof and walls, creating a simple, attractive façade that complements its neighbours .

Shell

HAG Ltd. - The Door Specialists

Bonny LGA on the Atlantic coast of Nigeria, where the huge multi-billion dollar Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) industry and the terminals of several oil and gas companies, (including ExxonMobil - trading in Nigeria as Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited (MPNU), are established. HAG supplied and installed Armourguard & Alishiled Range roller shutters to numerous locations in the Niger delta to enhance the security of the Shell premises. HAG also trained local representatives of the main contractor to enable them to install HAG products on a supply only basis.

Primark

HAG Ltd. - The Door Specialists

HAG secured shop fronts, doorways and loading bays with a wide range of products including our Armourguard Roller Shutters and HAG Steel Security Doorsets. These were chosen to fully protect the store during closing hours, against theft and vandalism. Having tight security is extremely important for such a big store so we were honoured to be tasked with such a big part of the store’s running. While maintaining our trademark high standards, the contract was successfully completed within deadline and budget; a great success for all those involved.

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