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Delivering specialist vehicle dual-access for sensitively-designed Belfield House

Rundum Meir (UK) Ltd

Two bespoke, 8m-span Rundum Original side sliding garage doors have enabled Evans Vettori architects to deliver on their thoughtful, sensitive vision for the modern new premises of a well-established firm of funeral directors in Buxton. Two Rundum Original ‘round the corner’ side sliding doors provide access to the garage for the company’s three large specialist vehicles. A second door designed and manufactured to a matching specification provides the same wide opening directly at the rear of the building, allowing the vehicles to be driven in with ease from the small courtyard.

New angle on garage design provides easier vehicle access

Rundum Meir (UK) Ltd

A Rundum Original side sliding garage door has enabled a client in Yorkshire to apply a non-standard shape to their new garage to maximise the footprint and provide the largest area of usable internal space with easy vehiclular access. The angle of the boundary of the Victorian house presented an opportunity during a refurbishment project to remodel the garage. By aligning the front elevation of the garage with the house, vehicular access could be improved. The design required a door that could comfortably handle a right angle corner followed by an obtuse angle along the garage's side wall.

Two Rundum Original doors deliver specialist vehicle access at Belfield House

Rundum Meir (UK) Ltd

Two bespoke, 8m-spanning Rundum Original side sliding garage doors have played a key role in enabling Evans Vettori architects to deliver on their thoughtful, sensitive vision for the modern new premises of a well-established firm of funeral directors in Buxton. The building’s high quality design and excellent build standard by NSJ Contractors, which resulted in it making the shortlist of the East Midlands RIBA Regional Awards 2020, blends key aspects of the local vernacular with modern design and material choices, including a zinc standing seam roof that extends to form the outward-facing façade.

BOLTON GATE folding door provides security at the Leidsche Rijn Centre in Utrecht and features a unigue vehicle motif on the facade

Bolton Gate Company

Leidsche Rijn Center is a mixed development in Utrecht, Holland and is being constructed on top of and around the Leidsche Rijn tunnel. Monolab Architects were seeking a modern folding door design for one of the buildings whose elevation featured a repeating vehicle motif formed from powder coated sheets with a pattern of 3mm diameter holes to achieve the desired effect. The design also featured matching transom and side panels and complemented the surrounding structure. Bolton Gate were specified to produce this door and assisted their local agents with the installation.

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).

Globe Works, Birmingham, ASF Corner Protection Bollard

Architectural Street Furnishings part of WB White Foundry

ASF's Building Protection Corner Bollard was used in the above project. The bollard is set up so that there is one quarter missing on the upright plane so that it fits perfectly on a 90 degree outside wall. The pattern can be adapted to other angles if necessary. Once in place the bollard acts as a wheel buffer for any vehicles getting too close to the corner - thus reducing the risk of damage to either the building or vehicle.

Stokenchurch - Gravel Driveway Installation

CORE Landscape Products

The clients had a steep 1 in 5 slope that was difficult and dangerous to drive on during the winter conditions. The driveway sloped away from the property and swept around towards a newly constructed garage at the bottom of the slope. Mrs & Mrs Vaughan had two vehicles, a 4 x 4 and a sports car. They wanted a surface that would provide safe access for both pedestrians and vehicle’s approaching the driveway whilst keeping with the rural nature of the property.

Structural Drainage - Deckdrain A14 Cambridge to Huntington, UK

ABG creative geosynthetic engineering

The A14 trunk road running between M1 Catthorpe Interchange and Felixstowe carries around 8500 vehicle a day. The project to upgrade the carriageway involved the construction of many large structures. These required drainage that could be quickly and safely installed. Traditional Methods requiring the use of manual handling equipment and site restrictions meant this method was problematic. Deckdrain 750S/ST170 and Deckdrain 1250S/ST170 were chosen to withstand passive earth movement. Deckdrain allowed for quick and easy installation reducing labour costs and vehicle movements on site.

Charmans Automotive

Hacel Lighting Ltd

Charmans Automotive is a unique, prestige showroom supplying classic, luxury and high performance vehicles. Hacel were in the driving seat to supply a host of luminaires for this exclusive project. Charmans pride themselves on offering the automotive aficionado with vehicles that are a little bit different, unique and special. The bespoke showroom was designed to further enhance the display of the elite automotive collection using class leading lighting. With a striking visual effect, the Charmans Automotive opens doors to a world of automotive excellence and excitement. The range of superior quality, architectural luminaires by Hacel delivers dynamic and inviting spaces.

Nelson Project, Plymouth

H+H UK Ltd

Celcon Blocks were specified on a 24-unit social housing development in Plymouth. H+H was chosen due to the lightweight properties and ease of use as half of the units were constructed by veterans, many of whom had never worked on a construction site. The site was particularly challenging, with change in levels of 2.5 metres. The physical constraints of the site meant that standard articulated delivery vehicles could not be used. This was overcome by H+H visiting site, working closely with them and delivering via Draw Bar vehicle with a crane. U-Value 0.14W/m2K .

Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow

GreenBlue Urban Ltd

Central to the Green Avenues plan was Sauchiehall Street a showcase on how green infrastructure can be used to change human behaviour by challenging the dominance of vehicles in the public realm. Twenty eight specimen trees have been planted in full GreenBlue Urban ArborSystems, providing a strong visual segregation between vehicles and pedestrians/cyclists. The tree pits are linked together, providing maximum rooting space in uncompacted aerated soil, giving the trees the best opportunity of attaining species potential. As well as the aesthetic attractiveness, these trees also provide a measure of pollution absorbance, and help cope with stormwater management

Jacksons Fencing provides the goods for Scania with custom-built perimeter protection

Jacksons Fencing

Vehicle manufacturer Scania has signalled its commitment to its UK network by investing in a new £6m flagship commercial vehicle centre in Brooklyn Park, Maidstone. With a large number of HGVs coming in and out at all hours of the day, Scania wanted to make sure that unauthorised personnel were kept out of harm’s way while also securing their investment from theft and damage. As experts in delivering safe and secure sites, Jacksons Fencing were specified to supply and install perimeter solutions for the new depot, protecting Scania’s assets and ensuring the safety of members of the public.

IWA 14/PAS 68 HVM Terra Bifold Gate

Frontier Pitts Ltd

IWA 14 – 7.2t @ 30mph Introducing the latest Terra Bi-folding Speed Gate which has been successfully impact tested to the International IWA14 Specification, stopping a 7.2 ton vehicle travelling at 30mph (48kph). **** Unique to the market this double leaf HVM Bi-folding Gate impact test resulted in minimal penetration *** This HVM Bi-fold Gate is the perfect solution for any building or perimeter fence line bringing together protection from the threat of VBIED’s (vehicle borne improvised explosive devices) and LPS1175 Security Rated Automatic Gates. Double bi-folding gate leaves Hinged Gates leaves can be automated with Actuators.

Gerrards Cross - Geotrack

CORE Landscape Products

The client required a cost-effective vehicle access to her stable block across from a field that was prone to standing water during the winter months. The council had stipulated that the finished track must be non-obtrusive with no visual impact in this green belt area.

Private residence, Kent

Aggregate Industries - Asphalt

This private residence in rural Kent required an asphalt surfacing material for its large private driveway and parking area. The site was situated at the bottom of a sloped access road and had a narrow entrance. As such it required a material that would be durable enough to cope with vehicles reversing and turning within this tight access space.

Car Lift - Case Study

Lödige Industries

Our client had headroom restrictions and was having difficulty sourcing a car lift for their residential project. We solved the issue with our Carrico car lift which can have a reduced headroom and pit. Like all Lödige products this vehicle lift is bespoke and can be tailor made to suit requirements.

Printed Window Vinyl for McLaren Car Showroom

The Window Film Company UK Ltd

The Window Film Company were asked to help with providing a bespoke privacy solution for motorsport giants McLaren for their new exclusive showroom at One Hyde Park, London. When McLaren announced the launch of its brand new supercar, the MP4-12C, it was clear it was a very special vehicle. It was also clear that it was going to require a very special showroom.

Forth Road Bridge

Briggs Amasco Ltd

BriggsAmasco is one of the very few companies with the capacity to provide up to twenty directly employed skilled asphalters for a project of this size. Re-surfacing the southbound main span of this famous suspension bridge, working only at weekends, the asphalt was laid in bays by hand to a thickness of 38mm, the material being delivered directly to site in thermostatically controlled hot charge vehicles by Permanite.

Strong bollards keep Schiphol mortuary safe


Due to the expansion of Schiphol Airport, the mortuary was transferred from the terminal to a new building located on a busy road. Schiphol was looking for a solution to preventively secure the building against drivers who might potentially lose control over their vehicle. Heras recommended and provided a strong and secure solution through which the morturary can guarantee the safety of its employees and visitors.

DFO Brisbane Airport, QLD

Classic Architectural Group

With a large amount of vehicles anticipated as a result of the extension to the Skygate precinct, located a few kilometres from Brisbane’s Airport, a new multi-level car park with 1000 car park bays was imperative. Classic was called upon to provide the perfect solution for the carpark protection and safety equipment. This was achieved through the installation of Assert Wheel stops and various types of Assert Bollards.

AT Brown Telford

Gallagher Security (Europe) Ltd

As a premier coach company based in Telford, AT Brown (Coaches) Ltd was suffering from constant diesel theft. Not only was there a cost implication to the diesel theft but damage to vehicles, fencing and the inconvenience of their drivers arriving early in the morning to start the school run and having to visit a garage to fill up with fuel. There was also a physiological cost to staff moral and the constant threat of losing their jobs.

Chiswick Business Park, London

Aggregate Industries - Asphalt

The Events Square at Chiswick Business Park was constructed in 2005 for the site's 13,000 employees to enjoy sports, concerts and functions. The clients requirements for an asphalt surfacing material was to be visually attractive and in keeping with a site that has won several industry awards for being a best-practice example of intelligent design. It also had to be durable enough to cope with heavy mobile machinery and as a loading area for heavy goods vehicles.

Acoustic Varying Height Timber Fencing

Procter Contracts

Following fire damage to the existing timber fencing, Procter Contracts were tasked with replacing the damaged timber. Due to the timber fencing being 7.00m high, there was an issue with “working at height”, also working in a residential car park. Our trained operatives were working of a mobile platform to secure the boards as required. With due care to ensure no damage was caused to other vehicles in the car park.

Orchard Lisle Living Wall for Team London Bridge

Scotscape Smartscape Ltd

This 76m2 living wall has been installed as part of a series of interventions that are part of the Borough High Street Low Emission Neighbourhood initiative led by Team London Bridge and Better Bankside, supported by the Mayor of London. Interventions are located to highlight calm and healthy walking routes in the busy London Bridge area and are complemented by initiatives to promote green business practices like reduced deliveries and clean vehicles.

Southampton Hospital

Briggs Amasco Ltd

Working for one of the UK’s leading teaching hospitals and NHS major trauma centres, the University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust, BriggsAmasco was appointed to replace the car park’s leaking surface which was causing damage to the structure and vehicles parked below. With just six weeks to complete the project and the car park in operation throughout, the company installed 2500m2 of Permapark mastic asphalt waterproofing and surfacing system.

Gravel Driveway Installation

CORE Landscape Products

The client required a gravel driveway that could withstand the use of larger vehicles, in this case, most notably ambulance access. A DDA compliant surface had to be laid due to the client’s disability, teamed with an application that could combat the waterlogging that was being caused by excess water coming off the adjacent farmer’s field. Funded by the local council, the costs covered the materials as well as the cost of preparing the existing ground for the grid.

Replacing Existing Asphaltic Plug Joints on the Busy M4 Chiswick Flyover


Chiswick Flyover is situated at the end of the M4, joining the motorway to the A4, a main arterial route carrying thousands of vehicles into Central London each day. As part of a total refurbishment of the flyover IKO Permatrack Heavy Duty Expansion Joints were chosen by Consultants Mouchel Parkman to replace the existing Asphaltic Plug joints .The jointing system was installed by Laser Special Projects a subsidiary of the Volker group of Companies.

Automatic Bollard System - Hampton Court Palace

Macs Automated Bollard Systems Ltd

Macs Automated Bollards Systems Ltd are delighted to have completed the supply and installation of two 275/800 automatic bollards, located at Hampton Court Palace for Historic Royal Palaces in Richmond upon Thames. The rising bollards have been implemented as a way for Historic Royal Palaces to implement a system to control vehicle access to traffic using this road link, and to help improve safety and efficiency for the residents and pedestrians.

Middlewich Environmental Hub

Brett Martin Daylight Systems

1,000m of red and blue double skin FAIRs (factory assembled insulating rooflights) provide an even and diffused daylight spread in Middlewich environmental hub in Cheshire. The hub operates as a multi-use site and the angled composite panels were fitted to a recycling centre as well as a vehicle workshop. The FAIRs were manufactured to to meet the specific light transmission requirements stipulated by the customer and specified to meet insulation fire and safety requirements.

Commercial Car Park Installation

CORE Landscape Products

Our client required a public car park within the grounds of a new kitchen showroom location in Oxford. Originally specified to be a porous tarmac, however the client chose to go with the gravel stabiliser due to the great visual aesthetic of it. The grid chosen was required as the showroom expected a variety of vehicle types using the car park which meant the grid had to be strong enough to withstand heavier traffic as well as domestic cars.

Entrance control solution to improve logistical efficiency


The UK’s retail sector is a £366 billion market. Some of the biggest businesses operating in the space deal with millions of transactions per week and have a highly complex logistics and distribution operations. This was the case for one of the UK’s leading grocery retailers, so to help manage the complexity, it wanted to install a perimeter protection system that would be secure, and that would allow efficient control of the vehicles and people flowing through its distribution centres.

Westfield Shopping Village

Briggs Amasco Ltd

These two roof complexes form a large and prestigious part of Westfield’s new shopping centre on the edge of the 2012 Olympic Park. Both areas were weathered with an inverted Mastic Asphalt system with a wide range of finishes including both green & brown roof coverings. The material was delivered directly to site in thermostatically controlled hot charge vehicles. The asphalt was lifted to roof level in luggars by our cranes, before being applied by BriggsAmasco directly employed labour.

Goodwood estate

Aggregate Industries - Asphalt

The Goodwood Estate was built in the 1600s and opened its doors to race enthusiasts in 1948 to host Britain’s very first post-war motor race meeting. The track’s complex history involved a painstaking restoration throughout the 1990s and in 1993 the Festival of Speed was established in the grounds of Goodwood Park. Over the last two decades, the festival has become world renowned and attracts the best drivers and vehicles, including the most current Formula 1 teams, Le Mans winners, racing motorcycles, and supercars.

EuroPipe at Manchester Airport - Case Study


BLÜCHER recently supplied our BLÜCHER EuroPipe system to the new Terminal 2 car park at Manchester Airport. The new multi-story car park has space for 3,800 vehicles and is part of the £1 billion transformation programme at the airport. The installation was overseen by G Beverley & Son on behalf of the M&E Contractor, Crown House. Our stainless steel drainage systems are the ideal choice due to our lightweight push-fit pipes and fittings are easy to handle and install, and provide rapid discharge of rainwater and waste water.

Merceded-Benz Stockport


Opened in July 2019, Mercedes Stockport is the largest Mercedes showroom in Europe, with the capacity to showcase 140 of its finest cars in addition to a dedicated AMG suite and further capacity for 100 used vehicles. From Formula 1 simulators, biophilic wall and calming water feature to the dedicated customer bar, ATA Design has carefully considered the interior décor of the showroom to ensure the customer experience is synonymous with the aspirational Mercedes brand. That attention to detail is further evidenced in the careful specification of high-performance entrance matting

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