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Scottish Water

MIW Water Cooler Experts

Successfully supplied 35 outdoor drinking fountains and bottle refill stations to be installed across Scotland. Each unit was branded with the organisation’s bespoke livery and, Scottish Water adapted to feature tracking devices to monitor each fillers use. All units supplied were WRAS approved, outdoor rated, stainless steal and vandal resistant to ensure they can both withstand cold Scottish weather as well as mitigate any damage that may occur. Throughout the project, the MIW team were able to suggest improvements and equipment upgrades which would negate the potential for future unit failure and damage.

Thames Water & Mayor of London

MIW Water Cooler Experts

Sole supplier of the 100 drinking fountains across London. Working with the global partner Elkay, specialist stainless steel units were chosen which are WRAS-approved (Water Regulation Advisory Scheme) and meet strict water authority guidelines. The units are also vandal resistant and outdoor rated. To ensure the expected design finish, MIW also engineered, project managed and fitted the marine-grade stainless steel droplet which sits on top of every “Drinking Fountains for London” refill station. Post installation, MIW will provide continued scheduled sanitisation visits, support and aftersales service for 25 years subject to satisfactory performance reviews.

Thames Water

Eagle Automation Systems Ltd

Thames Water turned to Eagle when a set of Trackless Bi-Folding Speed Gates were required. Images show the installation before and afterwards. Set on a tight deadline Eagle had to install the Bi Folding Gates without any compromise to security and achieved this whist keeping the old commercial gates operational Bi-Folding Speed Gates do not need the space that a swing gate requires to open. This leaves the full length of the driveway usable for parking vehicles and is useful where space is restricted.

Alumasc Apex Heritage Cast Iron products trusted to complete refurb of iconic Royal Albert Hall’s Water Management

Alumasc Water Management Solutions

The Royal Albert Hall in the heart of vibrant west London is distinctive for its unique circular architecture and Victorian styling, and famous for bringing a wealth of high-brow art and culture to the city since it opened in 1871. A building such as the Royal Albert Hall is not only a building, but part of the heritage of its surrounding community. For this reason, the Royal Albert Hall Grade One Listed and meaning all proposed renovation works must meet strict regulations put in place to ensure the preservation and respectful enhancement of the building.

Water Lane, Cobham

Richard Burbidge Balustrades

A development of four luxury properties situated in Cobham's popular and leafy Water Lane. Specification for the large feature staircase in each property included Richard Burbidge Heritage Collection large section 115mm newels, in combination with 41mm balusters, finished with an Oak moulded handrail profile. The large section newels create an impressive aesthetic and also allow the handrails to negotiate the acute changes in angle caused by the helical staircase design.

Severn Trent Water HQ

Planet Partitioning

Severn Trent Water is one of England’s 10 water authorities, supplying water and sewerage services to eight million people. Working with Associated Architects and BAM, Planet calculated the line loads for the atrium and installed seven storeys of frameless atrium glazing. This allows natural light to flow throughout the building, while using Planet frameless single-glazing ensures maximum visibility to create a seamless, modern finish. For the meeting room and offices, Planet installed bespoke designed framed double glazing.



CZWG Architects MAIN CONTRACTOR: ISG JACKSON PHOTOGRAPHY: T. CROCKER Spearheading an ambitious programme of regeneration, Canada Water Library resembles an inverted ‘ziggurat’ – a terraced pyramid of successively receding storeys – that partly overhangs the Canada Water basin. Finished in bronze anodised aluminium, the MX SSG structural sealant glazing and CD commercial doors have been specified for the ground floor. MX Visible Grid is being used for the strips of curtain walling to the three upper floors, with MX top hung concealed vents and PXi doors providing access to the balconies.

Stephen George + Partners

Zip Water

Stephen George + Partners’ (SGP) new state-of-the-art office building required an innovative drinking water solution. As well as needing to meet the design vision of the architects, the drinking water system also had to maximise efficiency and productivity in this highly-functional, collaborative workspace.

Waste Water Treatment Works


MAX FRANK supplied Stremaform “self-supporting” concrete jointing system, Pecafil permanent formwork, Fradiflex metal waterstop and Synko-Flex non-expanding waterstop to the largest Waste Water Treatment Works in the UK, which drains the entire western side of Manchester (1.2 Million People) at 30,000 litres per second. The scheme, an expansion of existing treatment works, included 6 circular new primary settlement tanks, an activated sludge plant and 10 circular final settlement tanks. As part of offsite manufacturing philosophy, precast concrete was utilised for many structures on this project.

Ashtons Legal

Zip Water

The HydroTap with a tailored HydroCare plan is the perfect drinking water solution for law firm. When undertaking an office refurbishment is always a good opportunity to review your company’s drinking water supply. It’s often the case that with growth, the kettle is no longer up to the job of providing your workforce with the hot drinks they need, day after day.

Uridan water-free urinals provide solution to water leakage at winchmore school - London

Franke Sissons Ltd

Winchmore School has completed a washroom refit specifying Franke’s Uridan waterless urinal pods. The Uridan system is available exclusively through Franke Sissons in the UK and Ireland and is manufactured from glass reinforced plastic which is far more resilient than ceramic and provides reassuring security against vandalism. Adrian Bailey, Facilities Manager at Winchmore School explained, “We wanted a waterless solution to reduce water use and maintenance costs. There are other water-free products available for this type of installation but we wanted assurance it would stand the wear and tear of secondary school pupils and be completely odour free.”

Waters Edge Apartments, Rhodes, NSW

Caroma Industries

GWA Bathrooms & Kitchens was appointed to provide a full schedule of fixtures and fittings for this new residential development located in the landmark Rhodes Waterside precinct. Proving to be leaders in water efficiency technologies, GWA Bathrooms & Kitchens supplied a range of dual flush toilets, water efficient taps and showerheads, as well as bathtubs and basins.

Kidney Research UK

Zip Water

For a team who work incredibly hard to find better treatments for kidney disease, a refurbishment of the Kidney Research UK’s office had to be designed with staff wellbeing in mind, the Zip Water team were on hand to help complete the final office refresh.

Chilly’s HQ

Zip Water

Chilly’s has plenty of experience encouraging people to drink more in their day-to-day lives thanks to the very idea it was founded upon; providing people with the ability to always have chilled water on-the-go without having to use single-use plastic bottles.

Marks & Spencer

Zip Water

Leading high street retailer Marks & Spencer knows that a happy workforce makes for happy customers. The modernisation of staff catering areas in stores required replacing traditional drink machines with instant hot water taps for greater efficiency and general staff wellbeing.

Wiltshire Council

Zip Water

Like many workplaces, a good cup of tea is a necessity for the staff at Wiltshire Council and, after years of faithful service from their older generation Zip HydroTaps, Wiltshire Council’s drinking stations were due a refresh. A new mains-fed drinking water system was required that could meet the hot beverage demands of all the council employees, at the same time as fitting the building’s energy saving criteria.

Controlling Penetrating Water in Cavity Walls

Cavity Trays Ltd

A systematic approach of arresting and reducing the flow of water within a cavity wall prior to any change in status of that wall helps balance demands on damp protection measures. In the case of a circular window passing through a curved cavity wall, protecting against damp ingress is easily achieved using a preformed Type K cavitray. The preformed Cavitray is curved to match the wall. Conventional flat material or roll material cannot uniformly match the radius of a wall.

NR Meridian Water Station, Enfield

SAS International Ltd

Leading Engineering and Construction company VolkerFitzpatrick awarded SAS’s Special Projects division the contract to design, manufacture and install the feature ceiling at Network Rail’s new Meridian Water Station in Enfield. Working closely with concept architect Karakusevic Carson Architects, project delivery architect Acanthus, SAS undertook the contract for the anodised Regency Gold triangular coffered soffit. The bespoke geometric system is a unique feature of the station and lends itself to SAS Special Project’s ability to take on complex and challenging design intent and work seamlessly as part of VolkerFitzpatrick’s delivery team on this signature project.

Water Industry Solutions - Meades Service Reservoir

BASF Construction Chemicals (UK) Ltd

MasterSeal 930 bandage was applied onto MasterSeal 933 moisture tolerant adhesive to seal the vertical and horizontal joints. MasterSeal 588 was applied to the concrete by brush in two coats of 1mm per coat. MasterSeal 588 White was applied followed by a second coat of MasterSeal 588 Grey. MasterSeal 588 forms an elastomeric membrane in dry conditions and when fully immersed, which accommodates any potential movement in the structure once filled. MasterSeal 930 bandage, MasterSeal 933 adhesive and MasterSeal 588 elastomeric membrane are all Regulation 31 approved for use in contact with potable water.


Zip Water

Top journalist for the past 15 years, writing for the likes of Red, Elle Decoration and The Sunday Times Style Magazine, Pip McCormac’s flat refurbishment called for an ‘Instagrammable’ open-plan kitchen, with appliances to match.

Michael Laird Architects

Zip Water

Michael Laird’s Architects have specified Zip’s HydroTap range for many of their prestigious projects over the years so when it came to fitting out their Glasgow office for greater efficiency a HydroTap was an essential.

House Curious

Zip Water

Interior stylist and Instagrammer reduces single-use plastic waste while retaining style in her beautiful home


Zip Water

As the largest commercial television network in the UK, ITV employ some of the best and brightest in the industry. Creating a collaborative and innovative working environment and keeping staff at the top of their game is a priority for the broadcaster.

Studio Fortnum

Zip Water

Owner of interior design company Studio Fortnum, Rebecca Wakefield is no stranger to being briefed on all manner of interior design and architecture. Specialising in understated, modern, relaxed living spaces, Rebecca’s portfolio is a stunning array of calming wall colours, comfortable areas to relax and thoughtfully considered artwork.

Time Inc

Zip Water

With a staff force brimming with talented journalists, designers, marketers and advertising pros, sharp, creative minds are in abundance. To keep those minds on top form, Time Inc. UK knew that a high performance hydration solution was key.

IM Properties

Zip Water

Developer IM Properties is used to delivering projects for a range of clients, but 2019 also saw it complete a stunning new headquarters for its own parent company, IM Group. Known as The Gate, the new building - which houses IM Properties and International Motors, has been designed with wellbeing and sustainability in mind.

Cala Homes

Zip Water

Making a development stand out is a priority for housebuilders, who want to attract buyers in an increasingly competitive marketplace. The kitchen is always going to be a key room for buyers, with the average Brit spending 253 minutes per week in the kitchen cooking meals. Add on top of that washing-up, cleaning, preparing packed lunches and even helping with homework, it’s fair to say that we spend a lot of time in the kitchen. So how can developers ensure they seduce buyers with a functional, striking kitchen, that also adds an element of luxury to daily life?

Apache North Sea

Zip Water

To build a sustainable future, Apache believes it is essential to deliver profitable, long-term growth in a way that protects and enhances the safety and health of its employees, the local communities in which it operates and the environment. With Apache embracing sustainable business practices across its global operations, Apache North Sea in Aberdeen, Scotland installed a Zip HydroChill to support the company’s efforts to reduce single-use plastic waste across its office.

The Office Group

Zip Water

Launched in 2003 by Olly Olsen and Charlie Green, The Office Group pioneered the concept of shared workspace in response to a fast-changing commercial world. Today the company boasts 17,000 members and over 40 locations, 31 of which are in London. Beautiful workspaces and vibrant communal areas foster creativity and collaboration among members, from app creators and entrepreneurs, all the way to financiers and architects.

RD Content

Zip Water

Working with big global brands to produce video content, RD Content is a busy agency based in Covent Garden. When it came to moving into their new office, the company decided to leave nothing to chance, and instead made sure every single element was designed by them.

Shooting Star Children's Hospice

Zip Water

Shooting Star Children’s Hospices, a charity which cares for babies, children and young people with life-limiting conditions and their families, needed an urgent refurbishment within one of their hospices. The communal area at Shooting Star House, their hospice in Hampton, was tired and dated, and didn’t reflect the vibrant nature of the charity.

IKO Polimar CRS used for Trimpley Water Treatment


The IKO Cladding Refurbishment System (CRS) was chosen, extending the life expectancy of the roofs with a 10 year guarantee from IKO PLC. The existing coating was de-bonding from the plastisol sheets with bare metal showing in places, signs of water damage prior to rusting. Sections of ridge flashings had worked their way loose and were missing from several locations on three of the roofs

Kingspan Insulation rises to the challenge of water tower renovation

Kingspan Insulation

Products from Kingspan Insulation’s Kooltherm and Therma ranges have helped to transform a derelict water tower in North Yorkshire into a striking family home, as featured on Channel 4‘s Restoration Man. By using insulation that delivers outstanding thermal performance from minimal thicknesses, the owners have been able to create a home that is not only sensitive to the building’s industrial past, but that functions as a cosy yet spacious family home.

Water Industry Solutions - Wells Sewage Treatment Works

BASF Construction Chemicals (UK) Ltd

The brickwork surface was treated with high-pressure water to removal all contaminants prior to repairs and repointing using MasterSeal 590 rapid-setting mortar. The dry brick substrate was primed with one coat of MasterTop P 660 rapid-setting polyurethane primer and a topcoat comprised of two coats of MasterSeal M 336 flexible epoxy polyurethane coating. The use of MasterSeal 590 allowed the repairs to be primed after one day. MasterTop P 660 rapid setting polyurethane primer enabled the MasterSeal M 336 topcoat to be applied without delay, reducing the overall application time by several days from preparation to commissioning.

Energy Efficiency Case Study - Hot Water Generation and Distribution Systems

nVent Thermal Management

There are two options to compensate for the heat loss in hot water distribution pipes: using a temperature maintenance cable or a re-circulation pipe. Which option is more sensible from an energy point of view, when using a condensing boiler for hot water generation? A study by the Technical University in Dresden addresses the question of which option is more energy-efficient.The results presented show that a single pipe hot water system that compensates for heat losses with a self-regulating temperature maintenance cable is a better solution.

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