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The Cutty Sark, London

Howe Green

Over 50 Howe Green 7500 Series access covers were made to order for one of London’s popular tourist attractions - The Cutty Sark, as part of an extensive refurbishment project. The aluminium covers were manufactured with bespoke Z-section supports to provide a safe, reliable route to essential ventilation ducting used to keep air circulating in what is effectively a large void under the historic clipper. The covers were fitted into raised flooring within the new museum facility. The 7500 Series are designed to withstand high levels of pedestrian traffic.

The Cutty Sark once again rides the waves

Guardian Glass UK Ltd

The Cutty Sark is the world’s last surviving tea clipper and is one of the true prides of England and particularly Greenwich in Greater London, where the ship now resides. The use of glass to accommodate the hull of the ship, has allowed many different angled panes to produce a sea like effect that appears to glisten under the ship as if riding the crest of a wave. This has been an ideal project to show off the colour consistency of our SunGuard® High Selective....

Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Edinburgh

Ash & Lacy

The new £180M RHSC facility has 1,800 rooms over 50,000m² in a modern and high-quality setting at Little France, Edinburgh. The five-storey building, has a large atrium with a shop and cafe, a stunning skylight linking both hospital entrances, a helipad on the roof and a link building adjoining adult and paediatric emergency departments.

SAC Flush Floor Access Cover - Doha

Surespan Ltd

Surespan manufactured this SAC Aluminium, single leaf, flush floor access cover to fit structural opening 1000 x 1000mm. The access cover comes complete with gas spring assisted, Aluminium chequer plate lid which locks in the open position with a safety hold open stay to prevent against accidental closure. Should any water pass the seals, it will be dispersed via an integral drainage channel. The lid is held shut by a heavy-duty Grade 316 Stainless Steel ‘slam action’ cab lock and can open from both sides with the use of a removable ‘Tee’ key., for safety. Finished Self-colour Aluminium.

Acoustic Moveable Walls ~ Where Sound is Sacred

Moving Designs Ltd - Acoustic Partition Specialist

Moveable Walls are an ideal solution to utilise available space within any religious building including Churches, Synagogues, Mosques, Islamic Centres and other types of worship space. Modern worship spaces have increasingly seen a need for multi-functionality, often hosting multiple religious services with varying acoustical needs simultaneously. Moveable Walls are acoustically rated partitions and are designed, engineered and installed to provide varying degrees of sound control, encompassing the mitigation of any unwanted sound from intrusive noise sources from one space to the next.

SoftSound Designer Panels / Walkers Snack Foods

H & H Acoustic Technologies

The SoftSound Designer panels were printed with bespoke graphics depicting scenes of local people, landmarks and events. H & H was asked to come up with a solution to reduce noise in the client’s staff dining area and specified SoftSound Designer Panels as the most suitable product. Manufactured from sound-absorbing mineral fibreboard and covered in acoustic fabric, SoftSound is an ideal solution for noise control in high-traffic areas such as call centres, offices, conference centres, recording studios and entertainment facilities.

Hydrostop AH-25 Liquid Roofing - Sacred Heart Primary School

SIG Design & Technology

Hydrostop AH-25 product was chosen to refurbish 450m2 of roof at the Sacred Heart Primary School in the Bridgeton area of Glasgow. Areas of the roof had been leaking, leading to considerable water damage and disruption to some classrooms. The priority for the roof works was to procure a waterproofing system with minimal hot works that would cause as little disruption to the school’s everyday activities as possible.

Cutty Sark, Greenwich - Once the most famous of the great tea clippers.

AATi (Antislip Antiwear Treads International)

The name ‘clipper’ refers to the fast sailing ships of the nineteenth century that navigated the world’s major trading routes bringing tea crop from China. Now listed by National Historic Ships as part of the National Historic Fleet, and preserved as a museum ship. . AATi were on hand to create replica cast metal stair nosings using originals from the ship, over time, they have severely worn down to a dangerous condition. With a few performance enhancing tweaks to the original design, AATi were able to increase the longevity of these unique stair nosings and created fantastic replicas.

Residential Car Park in New Development Secured with Stackdoor Standard

CGT Security Ltd

For this prime residential London development’s car park, Stackdoor Standard went above and beyond the requirement for a security measure that catered for ventilation. Car park shutters within residential developments must offer ventilation and a source of natural light. Stackdoor Standard is an excellent solution as it provides up to 80% free open area through stack-and-pin technology. Providing up to 80% ventilation by embracing stack-and-pin technology, Stackdoor shutters offer the residents of this London development a secured parking structure.

Tamburlaine Hotel

Wiesner-Hager

Add elegance, charm and understated luxury to your next business meeting, event or social gathering at one of The Tamburlaine’s dedicated and flexible meeting and event spaces. With the ability to cater for groups as small as 12 and as large as 144, these versatile spaces can seamlessly transition from elegant conference-style facilities into stunning settings for glamorous parties, launches and receptions. Wiesner-Hager was chosen to re-furnish these spaces with the yuno stacking table as the smart alternative to the folding table. The yuno stacking table was devised for exactly these kinds of spaces.

Melbourne Convention Centre, VIC

Rondo Building Services Pty Ltd

During the initial stages, Express Interiors - one of the largest contracting firms in Victoria worked closely with the Rondo team to provide details for operable walls (reduced the need for structural steel) and stacked walls (alternative to structural steel major saving for the builder).

Making Waves at Avalon, NSW

Alspec

Key considerations in the design of the club-house included flexibility of use, thermal and acoustic performance, ventilation and ongoing maintenance. The use of large sliding and stacking Alspec® ProGlide® Commercial Sliding Doors combined with Viridian SmartGlass provided the perfect mix of performance and function for this application.

Two Fifty One, Southwark Bridge Road

CCL Wetrooms

CCL Wetrooms were contacted by Laing O'Rourke to design and supply drainage solutions for 193 wetrooms in their luxury development of apartments at Two Fifty One, Southwark Bridge Road. The wetrooms of similar sizes needed appropriate linear drainage for the shallow floor build up, that could also achieve a very short run off from the waste pipe to the stack. CCL Wetrooms specified Linear Screed Drains with solid grills into the apartments and penthouses, thanks to the drains' minimal height of only 67mm.

Queen Elizabeth University Hospital - NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde

Tobermore

The NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde district board faced challenges in seeking a modern, sustainable landscape for the new £842 million Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow. Tobermore came up with the successful solution. The Queen Elizabeth University Hospital has replaced the previous Southern General Hospital, and amalgamates it with the Royal Hospital for Sick Children at Yorkhill, the Western and Victoria Infirmaries and the Mansionhouse Unit. The facility, which extends to 28.6 hectares, forms one of the largest acute hospitals in the UK.

Queen Elizabeth University Hospital - NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde

Tobermore

The NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde district board faced challenges in seeking a modern, sustainable landscape for the new £842 million Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow. Tobermore came up with the successful solution. The Queen Elizabeth University Hospital has replaced the previous Southern General Hospital, and amalgamates it with the Royal Hospital for Sick Children at Yorkhill, the Western and Victoria Infirmaries and the Mansionhouse Unit. The facility, which extends to 28.6 hectares, forms one of the largest acute hospitals in the UK.

Newry Town Hall

Audience Systems Ltd

Newry Town Hall's seating was replaced as part of the second phase of a major refurbishment. The Espace 628 seats offer outstanding comfort as well as a high-specification look. The stalls chairs are deployed on “Matrix” removable floorbars – the whole system is completely removable with no need for floor fixings, and can be stacked on trolleys. Matching tread fixed seats are installed on the balcony. “The seating looks amazing, and the colour scheme works really well in the hall. The installers were very friendly, and worked incredibly hard to get the job done."

New School Hall Wall

Style - Moveable Partition Specialists

The main hall at Bohunt, a state-of-the-art secondary school in Wokingham, benefits from superbly adaptable space thanks to a contemporary DORMA Hüppe Variflex operable wall, installed by UK supplier, Style. Meeting the demand for a system with a particularly narrow stacking solution, the Variflex incorporates panels and pass doors that can be as little as 976mm wide, as opposed to the more standard 1200mm width. Recognising a high level of commitment to craftmanship in the finishes and interiors section, Style recently won their 10th Gold in the prestigious FIS Contractor’s awards.

New School Hall Wall

Style - Moveable Partition Specialists

The main hall at Bohunt, a state-of-the-art secondary school in Wokingham, benefits from superbly adaptable space thanks to a contemporary DORMA Hüppe Variflex operable wall, installed by UK supplier, Style. Meeting the demand for a system with a particularly narrow stacking solution, the Variflex incorporates panels and pass doors that can be as little as 976mm wide, as opposed to the more standard 1200mm width. Recognising a high level of commitment to craftmanship in the finishes and interiors section, Style recently won their 10th Gold in the prestigious FIS Contractor’s awards.

Expona Flow flooring adds vibrant touch to the University of Nottingham

Polyflor Ltd

Heavy commercial Expona Flow PUR sheet vinyl flooring from Polyflor was installed in the School of Life Sciences building at the University of Nottingham to help create a striking break out area for students to relax, work and grab a snack in between lectures. Around 300 m² of Expona Flow high design vinyl flooring was installed by Derbyshire Floorcraft Ltd in the Life Sciences building’s vending machine lounge. The bold and graphic Firelight design was chosen from the Infinity collection within the Expona Flow product range by main contractor Petric Contracts.

Prestigious Vista Luxury Apartments, London, featuring Reynaers aluminium sliding doors, curtain wall and windows

Reynaers Ltd

The eye-catching Vista luxury apartment complex brings a powerful new architectural statement to the London skyline. The unusual organic way in which the architect has stacked the two modern buildings with near-transparent residential layers resembles the structure of an animal skeleton. Located in an enviable location near Chelsea Bridge, the large glass frontages of many of the apartments afford outstanding views of Battersea Park. The apartments have spacious, glazed terraces and patios that are seamlessly interconnected both inside and out. The development also features two extensive courtyards.

Manchester Metropolitan University 1st Hufcor ‘Summit’ wall in Europe

Hufcor Inc.

Manchester Metropolitan University have recently installed the first Hufcor ‘Summit’ vertically operated movable wall in Europe. The Hufcor Summit fully automatic operable wall provides the ideal solution to divide the open plan area from the servery area in the Geoffrey Manton Building. The system is made up of four panels approximately 11000mm wide, each panel stacking in the ceiling void when the wall is retracted. The panels are finished in a white high gloss finish which also provides a writable surface, in the case of MMU, a graphic design has been applied to enhance the image of the Atrium Café.

HardieBacker®: Weight Matters

James Hardie Building Products Ltd

Norstone UK is the leading provider of natural stacked stone and stone veneers in the UK. When used for interior applications such as around enclosed fire places and feature walls, Norstone recommends HardieBacker® cement backerboard for tile and stone. Jack Jago, Director of Norstone UK, explains how the relationship with HardieBacker board came about: ‘we were having problems with many projects that have existing plasterboard where people wanted to tile stone on the plasterboard. But this won’t work as it will pull away half of the time as Norstone is a natural stone; it weighs 65kg per square metre.’

Affinity255 flooring creates a bold design at Nottingham Girls’ High School

Polyflor Ltd

Affinity255 PUR luxury vinyl tiles from Polyflor were used to create a simple yet stunning floor design for a refurbished common room area at Nottingham Girls’ High School. The contrasting Champagne Oak and Jet Black Ash wood effect designs from the Affinity255 LVT collection were installed by local flooring contractors Slack & Co Floorcoverings Ltd at the independent school for girls near Nottingham city centre. A large square was created using the Jet Black Ash shade in the centre of the floor to contrast against the common room’s white furniture.

Premier Inn, Birmingham

Geberit Sales Ltd

Geberit’s Sovent fitting, used for the first time on an English building. A revolutionary system, the Geberit Sovent negates the need for two stack drainage, streamlining systems for tall-buildings of this nature. In addition to Sovent, Geberit Silent-db20, a waste water pipe with built in sound insulation, was installed to ensure peace and quiet for the hotel’s guests, Geberit Mapress press-fit pipe system provides general plumbing and Geberit HDPE; a long-lasting pipe with low environmental impact; delivers above-ground drainage. Plumbing systems were specified and installed by Sharpe Mechanical Services.

Floor Access Doors for Yale University Flush Heavy Duty Cover

Surespan Ltd

Surespan provided a steel SAC Flush Cover to measure 2743 (9'-0") x 4572mm (15'-0"). The cover was reinforced to support a live slow moving wheel load of 16 Tonnes. They were operated via a hydraulic cylinder and an electrically driven power pack. The cover was finished in SureGrip Non-Slip surface coating. Surespan bespoke manufacture to almost any specification required including fire rating, sound reduction, heavy duty wheel loads - To almost any size.

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.

Speyside High School

Audience Systems Ltd

Audience Systems provided retractable seating for the school's contemporary performing arts extension, working closely with the school to ensure the seating would fit with the steeply sloping roof. Co-ordinating stacking chairs provide additional capacity when needed. Simple, clean finishes sit well in the space. "The system you installed has been of great benefit to us already, said Janitor Andrew Garrick, “and has cut setting up times by quite a considerable amount. “We can now set up the 200 seats in about ten minutes instead of about thirty minutes in the old auditorium."

Toshiba selects Hufcor moveable walls for Stockley Park

Hufcor Inc.

Toshiba UK has installed Hufcor® movable walls at a recent tenant fit out within an office building at Stockley Park near Heathrow. The Hufcor 100 series operable walls provide flexible meeting spaces. The operable door panel parking has been split into two stacks to maximize the useable space converting a large room into three breakout meeting rooms. Hufcor UK supplied and installed two identical walls finished in a walnut veneer. Each system was designed with an integral switch within the track that allows the lighting in each room to be operated individually when the walls are in place.

High rise development Manchester

Spectus Window Systems

Wilburn Basin is a brand new high-quality housing development of nearly 500 homes in four blocks ranging from 8 to 21 storeys. The main contractor Renaker specified PVC-U windows and doors because of its ability to deliver the aesthetics, performance and U values needed within the budget required. A total of 1,200 windows, including stacked/ribbon windows, plus 440 sets of French doors needed, the contract was a demanding one. The specifications were exacting too, with high levels of acoustic glazing required on elevations that were located next to busy roads, the railway line and retail park.

Acrovyn by Design helps to create a calm environment in a new Neonatal Unit

Construction Specialties (UK) Ltd

A new SuRNICC unit at Glan Clwyd Hospital provides care for premature and sick newborn babies. The design follows the latest neonatal healthcare standards and principles of family-centred care. In clinical areas the Acrovyn impact protection range was specified. Graphics depicting trees and butterflies, incorporated into Acrovyn by Design, were fitted in cot rooms, waiting and play areas, to brighten the environment. Acrovyn Sheet was used on door faces and frames, whilst crashrails and corner guards protect corridor walls from impact damage. The comprehensive wall protection scheme ensures the interior remains attractive, damage free and easy to maintain.

Roof Access & Escape Hatches - Abu Dhabi Airport

Surespan Ltd

Abu Dhabi Airport Company signed a contract for the construction of infrastructure integral to the Abu Dhabi International Airport expansion. The project was set to be delivered across multiple work fronts including airside and landside airport operational areas. Surespan were asked to supply a number of 2 hour fire rated, FACTA Class AA, SAC floor hatches with free standing guard rail to three sides and a hinged gate. In addition to this, a number of Grade 304 Stainless Steel roof hatches with a unique ‘sandblasted’ finish and built-on non-penetrative SureGuard hand railing were also supplied.

Access Covers - Dublin

Surespan Ltd

Surespan supplied a number of SAC flush floor access covers and HIAC recessed floor covers for the Liffey Service Tunnel project in Dublin, Ireland. The €6.5 million project consists of a 260m long, 3m external diameter tunnel traversing under the river Liffey near Ringsend in Dublin. All the access covers were supplied with either a gas spring assisted opening, hydraulic or electric with a retractable safety grid and pedestrian (FACTA Class ‘A’) loading. A hydraulic HIAC was also supplied with a FACTA Class ‘D’ Loading which is the equivalent of a 11 tonne wheel load.

Fire Rated Floor Access Covers - Hong Kong

Surespan Ltd

Surespan were approached to develop and supply a series of 4 hour fire rated flush floor access covers for the Midfield Concourse expansion project at Hong Kong International Airport. The HK$10 Billion dollar project was completed in 2015 following extensive design and planning processes utilising BIM modelling. Our SAC covers were specified for their fire rating and ease of customisation. The covers were specially adapted with a 200mm upstand and enhanced fire rated materials to achieve the 4 hour rating. Sizes Supplied 1050 (41”) x 1050 (41”) 1050 (41”) x 850 (33”) 750 (29”) x 600 (23”)

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