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Nuway Connect keeps shopping centre floors clean dry and safe

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With over a quarter of a million visitors every week, Castle Quay Shopping Centre in Banbury places a very high priority on public safety.

When refurbishing the six entrance areas of the Centre, Operations Manager Nick James knew that he needed to specify a highly effective entrance flooring system that would keep the interiors clean, dry and free of slip and trip hazards, and that could withstand intensive use. The system also had to provide safe and easy access for disabled visitors.

Nick specified Nuway Connect, one of Forbo’s new flexible engineered entrance flooring systems on the recommendations of SDS Matting Ltd of Alton – a member of FESSI (the national network of Forbo Entrance Systems Specialist Installers).

A versatile mat design developed to provide a very high level of moisture absorption, Nuway Connect is available on open and closed constructions and in heights ranging from 10 to 22mm. Unlike most ‘engineered’ entrance matting, Nuway Connect in its ‘open’ construction can be rolled up making it easier to clean the matwell below.

Castle Quay was able to choose from a wide range of mat ‘infill strips’ including rubber, bristle and six different textile colours, drawn from Forbo’s Coral Classic range. Forbo’s Technical team advised on the choice of Coral Classic in anthracite which, combined with Connect’s low lustre, anodised aluminium finish, would help to avoid ‘strobing’ in bright conditions.

SDS Matting were required to fit over 240m2 of Nuway Connect in total, but thanks to the product’s ease of cutting and shaping on site, the installation was completed quickly and easily, out of hours, with no disruption to the shopping centre.

For more information on Forbo Flooring Systems please call 0844 822 3928, email info.flooring.uk@forbo.com or visit www.forbo-flooring.co.uk/moreinfo

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