AMERICAN SHUTTERS AJ ENQUIRY NO: 201
Superb quality interior wooden shutter panels with adjustable louvres are custom-made in a range of stain or paint colours.
These can solve the most demanding of design problems. Indeed, panels can be made to suit any installation including fan-top, rake and arch designs. A wide selection of louvre shapes and sizes is available to choose from.Visit www. americanshutters. co. uk
KINGSPAN AJ ENQUIRY NO: 203
Two burning issues are currently high on the agenda for insulation manufacturers, and the stance taken by some has helped to spread confusion and misunderstanding among the construction industry. The CE marking of products and the use of the new Euroclasses for fire perfomance are both widely billed as being statutory in the UK. This is not the case.
For the plain facts about these issues see the two technical bulletins that Kingspan has published.
BAGGERIDGE AJ ENQUIRY NO: 205
Bricks from Baggeridge, the UK's largest independent brick manufacturer, have been used to add aesthetic appeal to Hackney Downs, a mixed housing development constructed for Southern Housing Group by Countryside in Partnership. Baggeridge Red Multi Rudgwick ATR bricks were used for the majority of the build, with architraves and fascias in Telford Smooth Purple Brown. Gilt Cream bricks at the top of the building create a contrast and give an impression of light.
CASTING REPAIRS AJ ENQUIRY NO: 207
A historic bridge at Myton on Swale in Yorkshire has been restored to its former glory with the help of Casting Repairs, a specialist in the repair of structural and decorative ironwork. The bridge was built in 1868 under the direction of Thomas Page, best known for designing Westminster Bridge in London. Casting Repairs, based in Chesterfield, has more than 40 years' experience in the restoration of structural and decorative ironwork using specialised welding and cold metal stitching techniques.
HANSENGROUP AJ ENQUIRY NO: 202
Central to the capital's newest open space, located within the development of the former Duke of Yorks Barracks, is a stylish pavement cafe manufactured and installed by HansenGroup company PollardsFyrespan. The entrance and fire-resistant glazing specialist provided a turnkey package, including the fitting out of the service areas. A fullcolour guide details PollardsFyrespan's range of doors and screens.
For a copy call 020 8443 5511 or email sales@pollardsfyrespan. co. uk
STOAKES: PROJECT OF THE WEEK AJ ENQUIRY NO: 204
This is a very interesting refurbishment/newbuild project. Glasgow's Skypark is a 1950s building reclad five years ago with 9,000m 2of Astrawall curtainwalling. So successful was this that architect TPT Associates designed a new two-storey rooftop extension - again with Astrawall, manufactured and fixed by Stoakes Systems.
For the complete stor(e)y in curtain-walling or Kalwall, visit www. stoakes. co. uk or tel 020 8660 7667.
KNAUF AJ ENQUIRY NO: 206
Knauf Drywall, one of Europe's leading manufacturers of plaster, plasterboard, and drylining systems, is launching a range of new sector guides.
Illustrating the specific construction systems appropriate to each market, the four new guides cover hospitals, schools, commercial buildings and housing. To request your copies telephone 01795 424499.
SENIOR ALUMINIUM SYSTEMS AJ ENQUIRY NO: 208
The impressive new Honda headquarters in Chiswick, London, features a high-performance aluminium glazing envelope incorporating Senior Ground Floor Treatment (SFG) flush glazing sections. Tophung SX 200 windows were integrated with SAS' single-glazed, double manual-swing and sliding vehicle doors to provide access and emergency escape.
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