Fire safety in public buildings is of paramount importance due to their high usage, but also because of our unfamiliarality with these buildings’ fire escape routes and procedures. For all involved in designing, constructing and running these buildings, fire safety routes and devices need to be well thought out to meet the requirements of the[…]
Vertically sliding sash (VSS) windows hold a special place in British architecture with the oldest surviving examples dating back to 1670. The longevity of this window design says a lot about its versatility to suit many different types of property, residential and commercial, as well as its visual appeal for those designing buildings and using[…]
Hybrid was used alongside Senior’s glass solution with ClimaGuard A coating to provide a complete system. The Hybrid Series 2 top swing allows natural daylight to come through into the wards, whilst also ensuring that fresh air enters the building to create better ventilation. SPW300 aluminium doors were used throughout the project to offer improved insulation.
The months of July, August and September saw a rise of 9.5% compared to the same period last year with the figures for July 9.9%, August 5.5% and September 13.2%. Although statistics are gradually rising, the numbers are down by 27% from 2007. Figures were calculated by FENSA who carry out 89% of all window[…]
The new range is available in Beaded Half Round, Beaded Half Round Deep Run and Moulded profiles, and is manufactured for use in both old and modern buildings. Produced to accommodate thermal movement, AX is offered in a range of 26 colours and finishes. The gutters can be supplied in a plain mill finish for[…]
The company has been tasked with galvanising the secondary steelworks, balustrading, external staircases and swale to be used in the construction of the organisation’s eco-friendly Living Planet Centre in Woking. Andy Gill, Director at Bailey Fabrications, explained: Work at the site was mainly architectural, with all external balustrades and stairs finished by Wessex Galvanizers. We[…]
Steel Window Association members are able to provide clients both comprehensive repair services, as well as replica refurbishment’ for ageing metal frames, depending on condition and planning or listed building status.
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