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Gielgud Theatre, London

Genesis Global Systems Limited

Genesis has recently installed NRES.16 at the Gielgud Theatre in the prestigious Shaftesbury Avenue in London. The resin has been used for their front box office steps to increase visual awareness and add anti-slip properties to the busy Theatre without distracting from the ornate Victorian design. The resin blends in perfectly to it’s surroundings and looks like it has been part of the original build. The steps required templating and bespoke stencils creating to match the curved design of the steps and we are pleased that the Theatre trusted Genesis with the project.

Joint Services

Hacel Lighting Ltd

A major Customer First Centre opened in Whitley Bay, Tyne and Wear with Hacel Lighting providing high quality, class-leading luminaires throughout the £5 million pound development. The modern facility has been built to the highest environmental standards and brings together a range of services delivered by North Tyneside Council and North Tyneside Primary Care Trust all under one roof. The state of the art centre offers diverse facilities for the public, including a modern library with advanced computer suites and Tourism Information points.

EFFLUENT TANK HELPS HOSPITAL MEET STANDARDS

Naylor Concrete Products Ltd

A Sealwall Tank manufactured by Whites Concrete has become part of Rampton Hospital’s new Energy Centre in Nottinghamshire, which is operated and maintained under a Carbon Energy Fund framework contract. Part of the new Energy Centre that provides heating, hot water and electricity to the Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust Hospital, Whites Concrete’s pre-cast concrete Sealwall Tank is a component of Rampton’s new effluent treatment plant—now a modern, automated system that meets both current environmental standards and future expansion of the site.

Intumescent seals: Signed, sealed and delivered

Promat UK

With fire doors under close scrutiny in the aftermath of Grenfell, the public’s trust in their ability to protect lives and assets urgently needs to be restored. Rebuilding confidence in fire rated doorsets needs a focus on every element of its construction, with one of the most critical elements being the intumescent seal. Intumescent seals have now been used in fire rated doorsets for four decades. They help to stop the spread of fire and smoke, with the most common types in the UK being manufactured from compounds of sodium silicate or intercalated graphite.

Floor Heating Pipes - Libraries, Palaces, Conservatory, Church, Orangery and Public Buildings

Cast Iron Air Brick Company

The Ecclesiastical cast iron floor grille isn't used exclusively in churches, cathedrals or abbeys. We've supplied these beautiful Scottish made gratings to a number of religious buildings across the country that's for sure but their main use is in "ordinary" period properties and listed buildings. Buildings with large heating pipes sunk into the floor with suspended walkways. Places like Stansted and Rotherfield Hall or National Trust, Mount Stewart Property in County Down and Halls in Melton Mowbray and Stoke on Trent. To make a real feature or for a sympathetic restoration why not take a look ...

Wall Protection & Matting - Proton Beam Therapy Centre

Gradus

Gradus has supplied and installed a range of bespoke wall protection solutions throughout the ground-breaking new Proton Beam Therapy Centre at The Christie NHS Foundation Trust in Manchester. Gradus supplied and installed its SureProtect Pure® hygienic wall cladding in White and Iceberg shades. Specially designed to create an impermeable barrier to moisture and bacteria it features a smooth, easy-to-clean surface to ensure a hygienic solution that meets ‘Health Building Note 00-09: Infection control in the built environment’

The Curve, Recovery Centre

Hacel Lighting Ltd

Located in Manchester, The Curve is the headquarters of Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust. The facility is designed to support and deliver educational courses for people with mental health and substance misuse problems, their families and carers as well as health care professionals. The building is a unique conference, meeting and events venue, offering an alternative and distinctive solution, in a contemporary, innovative and inspirational environment. With state of the art conference facilities, superb ambient lighting, the latest audio visual technology and on site catering, the Curve offers a range of meeting rooms and conferencing facilities for hire.

RDaSH - En suite Doors

Intastop Ltd

Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust (RDaSH) operates services in 200 locations across Rotherham, Doncaster and North Lincolnshire. It provides a range of inpatient and community mental health , learning disability and addiction services for adult, young people and children. The solution offered by Intastop was to ensure the door had full anti-ligature protection with the Door Top Alarm and fully clad the door in high quality anti-bacterial impact protection sheet which prevents water absorption and protects from damage.

Polyflor helps Croydon University Hospital with a dementia-friendly makeover

Polyflor Ltd

Polyflor’s wood effect Forest fx PUR vinyl flooring was chosen by Croydon Health Services NHS Trust to create a welcoming dementia-friendly care zone in two reconfigured wards at Croydon University Hospital. Designed by IBI Group, the refurbishment of Croydon University Hospital’s wards involved creating a new environment specifically suited to patients who are admitted to hospital and living with dementia. Installed within a new dementia hub, the subtlety and high clarity replication of timber in the American Oak design helped to create a relaxed ambience.

Sadolin Classic – the versatile choice for decking

Sadolin, product of Crown Paints Ltd

Specifiers looking to introduce superior wood protection to decking projects can rely on Sadolin Classic to deliver a beautiful finish, with long-lasting defence against the elements. Offering a trusted and time proven solution, Sadolin Classic’s high performance formulation enables the product to absorb deep into the timber, ensuring exceptional coverage and maximum protection from the weather. One of the most versatile products in the Sadolin range, it is particularly effective on large areas of timber such as decking, cladding, fascias and rough sawn timber. A range of colours are also available.

Acoustic Panels and History

Troldtekt A/S

A significant new building project has recently been completed at one of the National Trust’s most popular properties in Hampshire, Mottisfont Abbey. The new development, situated on the banks of the River Test, uses Troldtekt natural wood wool panels to improve the entrance facilities at this historic priory and country estate - visited annually by over 250,000 people. Designed by Burd Haward Architects, the new welcome buildings are arranged around a central courtyard, raised above ground level to avoid risk of flooding and impact on the existing flood plain.

Mental Health

Wallgate Ltd

Working closely with NHS Trusts and hospitals, we have developed the ideal range of sanitaryware products suitable for all mental healthcare applications from low risk environments to high security forensic healthcare, including disable-use compliant options, too. These products are designed to be normal in appearance, highly damage-resistant and anti-ligature. What’s more, our intelligent water controls deliver efficient water and energy use and help prevent legionella, providing your buildings with safer and cost effective washrooms for years to come.

Stabilisatioin - Abweb and Abgrid, Quarry Bank Mill, Styal, Chshire, UK

ABG creative geosynthetic engineering

Quarry Bank is an old cotton mill in Cheshire, now operated by the National Trust it attracts large numbers of visitors daily. A permeable run off was required to allow the car park to be used without issue all year around as there had been problems with saturation previously. A solution was required without having to replace the first lift of soil that was already down. To stabilise the soft spots, Abweb back filled with the existing cappings meant further excavation was not required. Abgrid and Trigrid enabled the target CBR to be met with 30% less sub base needed.

York Minster Smoke Curtain Barriers

Coopers Fire Ltd

From the Tower of London to The Royal Palaces, Coopers is trusted to install fire and smoke curtains barriers for some of the world’s most iconic heritage buildings. With this knowledge, appointed architects Arrol & Snell assigned Coopers to develop a system that would help protect the cathedral’s Undercroft and Treasury from smoke migration in the event of a fire. The smoke barrier system had to allow visitors to exit the Undercroft and Treasury safely, whilst preventing smoke from entering the main body of the cathedral, but any system had to be sympathetic to its unique and ancient architecture.

Mottisfont Abbey, Romsey, Hampshire

Custom Audio Designs Ltd

The National Trust approached Custom Audio Designs to produce large custom-printed acoustic panels featuring a trompe l’oeil reworking of Mottisfont. This was a challenging project due to the panel sizes and ensuring they would piece together to provide an uninterrupted 8-metre long work of art. “Visitors are fascinated by the panels. They have great visual impact and the detail on them is extraordinary. People often think they are paintings and are surprised that such a wonderful piece of art also has such a practical acoustic function too.” Dr. Louise Govier, General Manager Mottisfont and SW Hants Group.

Goodwin Table Tennis Club

Gerflor Ltd

The Goodwin Development Trust are an organisation committed to improving the quality of life within the communities of Hull. Their Octagon Centre provides a range of services that meets the many needs of the community which includes floor space for the Goodwin Table Tennis Club (GTTC) to practice and play on. Providing a suitable playing surface for the GTTC would involve a local flooring installer supplying 300m2 of top-quality flooring from international flooring specialist Gerflor. It would prove to be an ideal project perfectly suited to Gerflor’s world-renowned Taraflex® Table Tennis Floor.

New Rehabilitation Unit Receives 30 Year Guaranteed IKO UPXL Roofing System

IKO PLC

Designed to offer the best waterproofing performance, IKO UPXL offers a superior roofing solution and comes with a 30 year full system guarantee. Clients specifying IKO UPXL systems also benefit from IKO’s technical knowledge amd service plus dedicated specification support. In addition, IKO UPXL is only ever installed by members of ACCESSIKO, our premier group of the most trusted and experienced Contractors. ACCESSIKO Contractors have been specially selected for their standards of workmanship and professional integrity, ensuring the highest quality installation on every project.

Cladding Stairs in Engineered Herringbone Parquet Flooring

The Solid Wood Flooring Company

Few people realise that it is possible to clad old stairs with our engineered herringbone parquet floors. It is a specialist skill and you should only employ trusted professionals who have the specialist equipment. The parquet blocks used here are unfinished so that you get perfect square edges. They are then oiled after all other works are completed so that you get your perfect floor. There is no separate stair nose piece as the top layer of solid Oak is a good 4mm thick and this allows the fitters to create an accurate mitre join.

Lighting Design Consultancy for a Co-Working Space. LABS House, London.

299 Lighting

Backed up by world’s most successful entrepreneurs and technology experts, LABS is a network of trendy and tech- savvy coworking spaces in London and Tel Aviv. 299’s team was trusted with creating the lighting layout for the entire building, making sure the new office lighting will be compliant with LG7 guide and CIBSE. The RIO Suspended was used as the main office luminaire throughout the whole scheme. The circulation areas and corridors are lit with the the slim linear profile LECK Suspended. We designed the abstract suspended feature lighting for the atrium using the NILE Suspended.

Hexagon Tower

Bauder Ltd

Hexagon Tower is a specialist science and technology facility located in North Manchester. The roofs of the laboratories were experiencing water ingress due to poor original detailing and aged interfaces. Whilst looking to replace the failing roof, the client also wanted to upgrade the insulation to increase the U-value and improve the appearance of the rooftop using a trusted system. Bauder was selected as the supplier due to its comprehensive service offering, which includes detailed report, bespoke specification, project advice and ongoing inspections to ensure a full system guarantee can be issued.

Design for Mental Health - Junction 17

danfloor UK Ltd

Junction 17 is a 20 bed unit at Prestwich Hospital and offers a specialist adolescent mental health service for young people who require assessment and treatment for a range of complex mental health difficulties. Junction 17 provides a wide range of services both in the community and within a state of the art inpatient unit. Whilst trying to create a safe environment the Trust worked hard to design a stylish and colourful interior. Striking colours including Jazzberry and Aurora were selected from the Equinox Stripe and Tones ranges to create this co-ordinating, inspiring and welcoming setting.

Up at the O2

Latchways plc - an MSA Brand

Making fearless explorers of us all - Latchways emboldens tourists with a sense of safety and a feeling of trust. To make this tourist destination attractive, The O2 called on Latchways to team up with designers to create an artistically engaging, user-friendly fall protection system that would accommodate multiple users. Latchways’ state-of-the-art horizontal cable system, was the perfect answer. The system requires user input, it satisfied The O2’s request for tourists to be able to control their own climb. And, because the BridgeLatch is so simple and intuitive to use, tourists needed only minimal training.

Optima Casement Windows were a central part of a £1.3 million renovation project at Woldgate School and Sixth Form College in Pocklington near York

Profile 22 Systems

Woldgate School secured £1.3 million for improvements to its buildings from the Department for Education. The funds were to cover work including the removal and replacement of external walls not of brick construction, as well as windows and doors, many of which were the originals from when the school was first built. Profile 22 Approved Window Contractor Kingfisher Windows was appointed principal contractor for the works. The company undertook the design, manufacture and installation of the window element of the project and worked closely with trusted sub-contractors to deliver other aspects to the high standards the project demanded.

TORMAX OPENS DOORS TO LEARNING

TORMAX United Kingdom Ltd

Working with BSL Interiors of Glasgow, TORMAX was contracted to install an automatic entrance to the Robertson Trust Library and Learning Resource Centre at University of the West of Scotland’s Paisley Campus. Creating an impressive frontage, a Classic 5251 TORMAX 3-wing revolving door is powered by a precision engineered motor designed at the TORMAX HQ in Switzerland, ensuring reliability and longevity. A revolving door powered by a low-energy operator is one of the most effective ways of minimising heat-loss from a building whilst providing clear and easy access for all users, making this a sustainable solution.

Suds Permeable Paving - Sudspave, Quarry Bank Mill,. Style, Cheshire, UK

ABG creative geosynthetic engineering

Quarry Bank MIll is an old cotton mill. Now operated by the National Trust it attracts large numbers of visitors daily to its attrections. The overflow car park quickly turns to mud currently being fit for purpose fields. A permeable surface was required however to allow for a permeable surface large tanks would be needed to store rain water infiltration. ABG Sudspave was chosen to provide a permeable surface and allow water to infiltrate. Sudspave can be quickly and easily installed and cut to size on site. Sudspave can be finished with either gravel or grass for a natural finish.

The Chocolate Quarter, Bristol

AluK (GB) Ltd

One of the most recognisable buildings in Keynsham, UK has been given a new lease of life which includes a number of new restaurants, a cinema, spa and swimming pool alongside over 55's living accommodation. The former Fry's chocolate factory was built in the 1920s, and it later became home to Cadbury. After a £60million investment, St Monica Trust has converted the iconic former Cadbury's chocolate factory into 151 assisted living apartments and a 90-bed nursing care home was project managed by the Andrew Wilson Partnership, with architects KWL of South Wales, and AWW of Bristol.

Spectacular local property completed with EB24 steel windows and doors

Clement Windows Group

This wonderful property stands close to National Trust land, and has now been fully fitted with Clement EB24 windows and doors (installed over three phases). Built in the early part of the 20th century, the house boasts extremely fine-face brickwork, which it was essential for Clement to preserve during installation of the new windows and doors. EB24 windows were chosen, favoured for their slender frames and fitted with rectangular leaded lights to provide an exact replica of the original fenestration - but with increased thermal performance. Kirkpatrick handles and peg stays were selected to match the existing fittings.

Crown Trade takes redecoration to the next degree

Crown Trade, product of Crown Paints Ltd

Crown Trade products are providing the University of East London with a trusted route to transform student accommodation for the new academic year under a comprehensive redecoration programme. Crown Trade Steracryl Mould Inhibiting Matt Paint, Crown Trade Clean Extreme Scrubbable Matt and Crown Trade Fastflow Quick Dry Gloss are all being applied as part of the refurbishment of 57 dormitories and associated kitchen areas at the university’s Docklands Campus. Consisting of an individual bedroom and private bathroom, the dormitories - part of the Redbridge Student Accommodation - are in the transition from term time to summer school programmes.

Pro-Railing for Bodmin Jail

F H Brundle

Pro-Railing stainless steel handrail was chosen for its versatility and value for money. The client wanted to keep the restaurant setting as open as possible, glass clamps provided the ideal solution for glass infill panels to be used. The flexibility of the components ensured that all the requirements could be met from within the range, giving minimum disruption during installation. Gary Ewart quotes: “You can always trust Brundle to have a quality product that’s value for money. We use them all the time for a range of products and would have no doubt about using Pro-Railing again.”

Decking - Nene Park Bluebell Wood Boardwalk

Gripsure (UK) Ltd

Nene Park is 1,725 acres of stunning green space in Peterborough managed by the Nene Park Trust and a team of volunteers. The park offers a range of activities for visitors of all ages. Including walking and cycle trails. A new 750-meter boardwalk was built in the Park’s Bluebell Wood as part of the 4km Bluebell trail. Gripsure supplied over 8,400 linear meters of Gripsure Pro castellated non-slip decking for the boardwalk. The grooved deck board profile benefits from two durable non-slip inserts that deliver a slip resistant finish all year round.

Window on the World

HAG Ltd. - The Door Specialists

HAG was proud to work with The National Trust to secure ‘Hafod Eyri’, the amazing £8.4m visitor centre atop Snowdon - the highest peak in England and Wales. HAG’s bespoke security products were designed not just to protect against intrusion, but also from extreme elements – wind speeds up to 150mph and temperatures as low as -20oC. A particular difficulty to overcome was securing the iconic ‘Window on the World’ offering views of England, Ireland, Scotland and Isle of Man. However, our design and manufacture expertise enabled us to supply adapted Armourguard products to fit the brief even at 3500ft!

Wythenshawe Hospital - IKO Ultra Prevent and IKO Polimar EC/UV

IKO PLC

Wythenshawe Hospital is a major acute teaching hospital in South Manchester and is part of the University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust. As part of a major refurbishment IKO PLC was invited to provide specifications and technical support for the renovation of the 13,000m2 roof. Following the systematic thermal imaging carried out by IKO certain areas were stripped back and made good so approved contractors could install the high performance waterproofing. IKO recommended its IKO Ultra Prevent overlay system - IKO Ultra Prevent and IKO Polimar EC/UV Liquid Solution.

Sadolin Classic versatility on show at flagship bird hide

Sadolin, product of Crown Paints Ltd

A flagship bird hide that provides panoramic views over London has been given a new lease of life with Sadolin Classic. Providing an urban oasis for wildlife and people the London Wetland Centre - located just 10 minutes from Hammersmith - is managed by conservation charity the Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT). A landmark building on the site is the Peacock Hide, a three storey structure which is frequented by a range of visitors from experienced birders through to those new to wildlife watching. The hide also offers a great resource to provide visitors with memorable sightings of key species.

1-way SOS locksets - Ancora House (Mental Health, CAMHS)

Safehinge Primera

Designed by Gilling Dod Architects, Ancora House is an award-winning 30-bed CAMHS unit. When it was being built, the trust specified a need for practical and safe en-suite locksets that were also consistent with the window and door handles. Our Primera 1-way SOS (Staff Override System) locksets were fitted on all of the en-suite rooms, offering superior safety by allowing staff to unlock the door even if the service user was to hold the turn/pull. P Plus our standard anti-ligature push/pull handles was fitted across the ward, providing consistency .

Friarage Hospital, North Yorkshire

Artform Urban Furniture Limited

Friarage Hospital in North Yorkshire completed the construction of its flagship £10m cancer centre. Funded by the South Tees Hospital Trust, Yorkshire philanthropist Sir Robert Ogden, and generous donations from the local community. Artform supplied the Wellspring range of furniture. The freestanding chairs can be easily moved, whilst offering robustness when frequently handled. The elegant teak furniture has subtle features to make sitting and rising easier and more comfortable and was designed specifically with healthcare facilities in mind. The outdoor space is now a relaxing place for patients and visitors to use and supporting improvements to health and wellbeing.

Manchester Royal Infirmary, Manchester

Gripple Ltd

The redevelopment of Manchester Royal Infirmary was a multi-stage project designed to regenerate the building and deliver long term improvements to the hospital. MEP contractor on the project, Piggott & Whifield, needed a trusted and efficient solution to suspend pipework and electrical containment. Gripple supplied QT Clamps and Universal Brackets, a time and labour saving pipework solution, as well as the recently launched UniGrip hanger. Gripple’s next generation wire rope suspension system, UniGrip is a turn-key solution for the suspension of building services, which helped to deliver significant time savings and faster installation across the project.

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