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INTERNATIONAL TIMBER AJ ENQUIRY NO: 201 International Timber has supplied 300m 2of grooved deckboards in its new Tatajuba timber for the courtyard landscaping of the award-winning The Boxworks project, part of the major regeneration of Britannia Basin in Manchester. Used on both vertical and horizontal applications throughout the landscaping, Tatajuba hardwood decking is part of the company's range of hardwood and softwood decking components.

HANSENGROUP AJ ENQUIRY NO: 202 Some of the largest glass panels ever installed in Scotland have been supplied to the two-storey curtain wall facade of the recently opened Harvey Nichols store in Edinburgh, by Liverpool-based HansenGlass. Charles Henshaw and Sons, the Edinburgh-based facade specialist, required HansenGlass ThermoCool Insulating glass units in excess of 8m 2each for the main feature facade. Call 0151 515 3000 or email sales@hansenglass. co. uk KINGSPAN AJ ENQUIRY NO: 203 Kingspan Koolduct, the latest in air ducting technology, is helping to write a new chapter in the success story of Borders, the American bookshop concept that has brought an exciting new literary and music shopping experience to the UK.

Kingspan's Koolduct System, a preinsulated ducting system, has been installed at the new Borders store at Lakeside, Thurrock, and at its outlet in Leicester. It has also been specified for two further stores.

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). Contracts range from £10,000 to £1.5 million throughout the UK. Contact the sales/estimating office on 0121 446 2800 or email DWilsonAMsales@aol. com ARNOLD LAVER AJ ENQUIRY NO: 205 The Manchester branch of Arnold Laver Timber World has supplied more than £22,000 of decking to a luxury waterfront development in Liverpool. Timber World supplied main contractor Eric Wright Construction with iroko hardwood decking and battens for the construction of balconies on apartments at Kings Dock, Queens Wharf. More than 25m wasrequired for the development of 25 one and two-bedroom apartments.

KALWALL IN THE UK AJ ENQUIRY NO: 206 Stoakes Systems has announced the publication of the new Kalwall in the UK guide. This guide for architects and specifiers illustrates many recent projects that use Kalwall cladding or roofing. It includes technical and performance information and explains why this translucent, diffused daylighting system has become so popular with UK architects. For a free copy tel 020 8660 7667 or email mailbox@stoakes. co. uk AQUILA DESIGN AJ ENQUIRY NO: 207 When Lockyer Key Road required new street lighting, Plymouth City Council decided the new scheme should reflect the city's close association with the sea. Aquila Design's Sepale lanterns and conical columns with an Elephant's Tusk were chosen to link the street to its nautical roots. The Sealsafe system provides a watertight seal for 17 years, essential in the coastal environment, and the luminaires conform to British Standards.

RENDERPLAS AJ ENQUIRY NO: 208 Impressive and exquisite are two descriptions of the recently completed Seaham Hall Hotel in Sunderland. Under the refurbishment, the exterior of the Grade II-listed building was rendered using StoRend Flex from Renderplas, which will not require over-painting to maintain its waterproof properties.

Renderplas PVCu beads were used to blend with the colour of the render and also provide durable edging and cornering.

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