Entries by Lyn

TOP MARKS FOR THE WINDOW COMPANY (CONTRACTS)

The Window Company (Contracts)’ extensive experience in the schools sector helped the award winning* installer secure the replacement window contract at Loyola Preparatory School in Buckhurst Hill, Essex.   Recommendations came not just from other nearby schools, but even from other subcontractors who had seen the company’s fitting teams in action and had been impressed […]

TECHNAL FABRICATOR RESPONDS TO ENGINEERING INNOVATION CENTRE CHALLENGES

When architectural glazing specialist, Dortech, required a curtain walling system that could fit the performance and aesthetic requirements for the University of Central Lancashire’s (UCLan) Engineering Innovation Centre (EIC), Technal MX62 curtain walling system was specified.   Designed by architects Simpson Haugh and Reiach and Hall, the EIC is being built for the University of […]

SECOND GREENBANK WIN HELPS BRETTON CELEBRATE 25 YEARS WORKING WITH TECHNAL

Focused on public sector projects in Wales and the North-West, fabricator, Bretton Architectural is celebrating 25 years of working with Hydro Group and its Technal systems through its involvement on Phase II of an architecturally acclaimed student accommodation development in Liverpool.   Constructed within the Mossley Hill Conservation Area, the parkland surrounding the University of […]

MEGAMAN® LAUNCHES FARRON INTEGRATED LED BATTENS

Megaman has released its new integrated LED batten, Farron, available with a flexible, in-built choice of wattage and lumen outputs. Farron is a direct replacement for T5 and T8 fluorescent tubes and is ideal for education, office or retail applications, providing a wide and even light distribution. Farron is also backed by an excellent five-year […]

KOOLDUCT SHOWS LASTING POWER OF INNOVATION AT STEM LEARNING

Over 13 years since it was first installed, ductwork fabricated from The Kingspan KoolDuct System is maintaining ideal learning conditions at the National STEM Learning Centre at the University of York. First opened in 2005, STEM learning supports teachers, technicians and support staff to deliver an inspiring education in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). […]

FORBO’S CLOUDSCAPE CARPET TILES TRANSFORM BUSY UNIVERSITY SPACE

The soft and atmospheric patterns and outstanding performance of Forbo Flooring Systems’ Tessera Cloudscape carpet tiles has helped to refresh a high traffic foyer area that leads to one of the main lecture theatres at the University of Cumbria.   The Hugh Pollard lecture theatre, located at the university’s Lancaster campus, is used by hundreds […]

Modular expansion for schools with Eurobrick

As 2020 gets into full swing, so do many School expansion projects throughout the UK. Schools need to provide additional classrooms and facilities, within strict timeframes and budgets, which can make projects challenging. Issues with access, particularly during term-time, or finding suitable space for new buildings add to the difficulties, but not for those with […]

EQUITONE GIVES STRIKING AESTHETIC TO EDINBURGH NURSERY

EQUITONE [linea] and [natura] fibre cement facade materials have helped provide a tactile exterior to a state-of-the-art nursery in Edinburgh. The Corstorphine Nursery, which provides pre-school education for more than 50 pupils, has been given a crisp aesthetic by the EQUITONE facade materials to create a modern, free flowing facility that maximises the space available. […]

Performance plus bollards meet Secure by Design

The challenge EKO Pathways is a special educational needs primary and secondary school based in East Ham, London, which caters for children and young people with social, emotional and mental health difficulties (SEMH). Five years ago, London Borough of Newham joined forces with architects Rivington Street Studio to build a brand-new secondary school on a […]

Consort Claudgen introduces new LST fan heaters

Consort Claudgen have expanded their Electronic 7-day Timer range to include three new low surface temperature fan heaters; two of which are 500W and 750W heaters in the PLSTiE Slimline range and the other a 2kW CN2MLSTiE heater. These heaters comply with NHS Estates Health Guidance Notes with a maximum surface temperature of 43°C, making […]