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GEZE UK welcomes students at the City of Glasgow College

  • 12 Apr 2017

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The City of Glasgow College, in the heart of Glasgow, has used GEZE UK products to create an entrance to welcome students to the technical and professional skills college.

The college, one of Europe’s newest super colleges, has been created on two sites, one either side of the River Clyde. Contractor Sir Robert McAlpine, chose GEZE products to help create a statement entrance for the building, but with practicalities and safety in mind.

The west and south sites both boast glass and steel framed facades into which manual revolving doors have been installed along with automated swing doors to one side.

The college aims to prepare students for the world of work and has been built to accommodate 40,000 students and 1300 staff. Therefore, functionality is crucial for the building, ensuring a steady flow of traffic across the threshold.

The TSA 325 NT manual revolving doors are spacious, easy to operate and include a control system which ensures that those using the door cannot be forced to speed up by someone entering the door behind them. It also keeps noise, dirt and dust out of the building.

Those with mobility issues can easily access the building with the Slimdrive EMD-F electro-mechanical swing doors fitted next to the revolving doors, with assisted opening initiated by the press of a button.

In addition, the Slimdrive EMD-F operator is extremely discreet at just 7cm and sits neatly on the frame as well as being low-wear, hi-performance and exceptionally quiet.

At Riverside, a Slimdrive SL NT single sliding automatic door has been incorporated on the entrance to a 198-bed student accommodation block which is home to over 3,000 marine and engineering students.

The Slimdrive SL NT is ideal for public buildings with high levels of footfall and a continuous flow of people moving in various directions as it is almost invisible and can move leaf weights of up to 125kg.

Contact:

GEZE UK,
Blenheim Way,
Fradley Park,
Lichfield,
Staffordshire,
United Kingdom,
WS13 8SY

Phone: 01543 443000
Fax: 01543 443001

Visit the GEZE UK website

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