SULO MGB AJ ENQUIRY NO: 201 The quality supermarket chain Waitrose has become the first commercial organisation, and the first retailer, in the UK to adopt a radical new underground system for collecting recyclable materials.
Waitrose specified the Iceberg system from Sulo for its new flagship 5,700m 2Food & Home store in Cheltenham because it offered the most aesthetic and practical means of providing the recycling facility required as a condition of planning consent.
ACCENTHANSEN AJ ENQUIRY NO: 202 Steel door specialist AccentHansen supplied and installed 420 doors from its Multishield and Fireshield ranges at The Walks Shopping Centre in Basingstoke, Hampshire.
A variety of door sizes were required including wide-leaf and swing fire-rated doorsets. The architect for the development was Lyons Sleeman and Hoare. For Accenthansen technical literature call 0161 284 4100 or e-mail sales@accenthasen. co. uk LIGNACITE AJ ENQUIRY NO: 203 Polished Oyster Facing Masonry from Lignacite has been used to achieve the spectacular appearance of the recently completed Hounslow East station in London. The architect, Acanthus Lawrence and Wrightson, specified Lignacite's Polished Oyster for its robustness and vandal-resistant qualities compared with brick, and its enhanced stone-like appearance.
D WILSON ARCHITECTURAL AJ ENQUIRY NO: 204 D Wilson Architectural Metalwork specialises in the manufacture and installation of feature metalwork, balustrades and staircases. Its facilities include the manufacture and installation of all associated joinery, and in-house polishing of stainless steel (grades 304 & 316), brass and aluminium. Contracts range from £10,000 to £1.5 million throughout the UK. Contact the sales office on 0121 446 2800 or email DWilsonAMsales@aol. com FORBES AND LOMAX AJ ENQUIRY NO: 205 Forbes and Lomax's Dimming System alters lighting levels at the push of a button or by remote control. It is quick to programme and simple to install.
Available in a number of high-quality finishes and in two sizes, the smaller fits into a standard double-depth wall box with separate power unit, and the larger model is entirely self-contained. For more information call 020 7738 0202 or visit www. forbesandlomax. co. uk HI-LOAD HINGES AJ ENQUIRY NO: 206 This image from Royde & Tucker's new website should appeal to architects interested in highperformance door hinges - such as those specified for Gateshead's Baltic Art Centre (architect Ellis Williams). Hi-load hinges, available in many finishes, do not wear, require no maintenance and have a 25-year performance guarantee.
They are also Certifire approved and CE marked. Tel 020 8801 7717 or visit www. ratman. co. uk KINGSPAN AJ ENQUIRY NO: 207 Everything architects need to design efficient and profitable workspace using the right raised-floor solution is packed into Kingspan Access Floors' Best Practice Design and Specification Guide.
Major features include Building Technology Platform integrated underfloor air and cable management, which gives impressive benefits in first-build costs, running costs and air quality;
step-by-step specification with the new BS EN 12825; and CAD details. Email info@kingspan-cheapertobuild. com for more details.
KEIM MINERAL PAINTS AJ ENQUIRY NO: 208 Keim Mineral Paints' system was specified to achieve Class 0 fire rating requirements for Europe's tallest apartment blocks. The entrance areas to the 32-storey Birmingham apartments have been refurbished using Keim Universal Render, decorated with Keim paints for long life.
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