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Invisible switches have flushto-the-wall acrylic plates, allowing the wall colour to show through. Other plate finishes include frosted acrylic, stainless steel, nickel silver and unlacquered brass. The invisible dimming system is a remote-controlled, scene-setting dimmer. Tel 020 7738 0202 or visit www. forbesandlomax. co. uk for more information.


FendorHansen helped London architect Michael Hopkins and Partners achieve aesthetic requirements for slim sightlines and doors to the main entrance glazed screens in London's Hosier Lane office building. FendorHansen worked for contractor Holloway White Allom and provided its Slimline thermally broken architectural mildsteel system to office areas.


A historic building within the Tower of London has undergone a facelift using a selection of ICI Dulux Trade products.Weathershield's Exterior Gloss System amd Smooth Masonry Paint were recently applied to the Queen's House, a halftimbered Tudor black and white building that was constructed in the late 1530s on the site of a medieval house. Dulux Trade has been supplying paint to the Tower of London for that past four years.


There is an interesting combination of Kalwall and football at the Tooting & Mitcham United semi-professional club. Architect Peter Clash's splendid stadium has two flanking blocks totally clad with translucent lightdiffusing Kalwall. Highly insulating Kalwall floods the interior with calming quality light without shadows, hotspots and glare, and with no need for blinds. Tel 020 8660 7667 or visit www. stoakes. co. uk


Emaillerie Rhenane is the leading French company for vitreous enamel on steel and stainless steel.

Those products combine the mechanical properties of steel with the qualities of glass. Nonflammable, anti-graffiti, resistant to corrosion, bacteria, chemicals and extreme temperatures, their aesthetic value and low weight make them ideal for facades and indoor panelling. Emaillerie was chosen for La Villette, la Gare de Lille, la Gare de Marseille, and the Cheung-Ching tunnel in Hong Kong. Tel 020 7407 1157, e-mail info@emaillerie. com

WOOD. FOR GOOD. AJ ENQUIRY NO: 206 Specifiers of plywood for structural use in the UK are being urged to ensure that they choose the right grade and quality of material for their purpose.With such a variety of plywood available, the selection of the appropriate quality of plywood can be difficult.While some plywood is suitable for such purposes as site hoardings and packaging, specifiers risk being held liable for failure caused by substituting plywood not listed in BS 5268 Part 2 for structural applications.

HALDANE UK AJ ENQUIRY NO: 207 Haldane UK has proven its worth once again by securing a contract at The Bay, a prestigious five-star hotel in St Andrews, Scotland. This is the latest in a string of successfully completed contracts with prominent UK hotels. Adding the finishing touches, Haldane provided and fitted more than 130m of handrails made in the ever-popular American white oak. The 75mm-diameter handrails are a mixture of straight, curved and spiral, reflecting the company's versatility and the hotel's modernity.

REHAU AJ ENQUIRY NO: 208 Rehau's underfloor heating system has been installed in Birmingham's landmark building Millennium Point. It features a large public mall with commercial space around a 40m-high atrium. It is here that the heating has been installed, chosen because it concentrates heat efficiently in the 2 or 3m of air space nearest to the floor which is occupied by visitors and does not waste energy heating air in the roof space.

Readers may obtain information about these products by filling in the enquiry numbers on one of the AJ enquiry cards. Advertisers wishing to promote their products on these pages should contact Mike McSweeney on 020 7505 6816.

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