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  • Artform Urban Furniture: Breaking away from traditional bench is a design success
    Breaking away from traditional bench is a design success
    Artform Urban Furniture
    Artform Urban Furniture’s partner, out-sider, has released a new range of seating following the success of the Plateau picnic table. The range includes a backed seat, a backless bench, a wall-mounted bench plus the addition of a side table to each bench design. The furniture and design company out-sider were pioneers when they challenged the...
    23 September 2020
  • Furnitubes International: Touch-free hand sanitiser helps artisans re-open safely
    Touch-free hand sanitiser helps artisans re-open safely
    Furnitubes International
    As good hand hygiene remains critical in the prevention and control of COVID-19, a UK-based street furniture manufacturer has launched a range of touch-free sanitiser dispensers to help reduce the risk of contamination. During lockdown, Furnitubes adapted its Zenith? bollard to accommodate large, refillable hand sanitiser bottles. They have since...
    22 September 2020
  • Heathland Group: Pontoon donated to SEA LIFE Trust Seal Sanctuary
    Pontoon donated to SEA LIFE Trust Seal Sanctuary
    Heathland Group
    We received a call from the SEA LIFE Trust Cornish Seal Sanctuary who was looking for prices for a Sunnydock cube pontoon for their seals to play with. The SEA LIFE Trust helps so many seals, including hundreds of pups every year that become stranded or lose their mothers, so we wanted to help them however we could. Heathland Group's pontoon...
    22 September 2020
  • Artform Urban Furniture: Transforming urban spaces & the role of street furniture
    Transforming urban spaces & the role of street furniture
    Artform Urban Furniture
    A big part of urban development is the role of street furniture. Well-designed furniture makes an urban space more sociable, inclusive, safer, and boosts communities. Benches provide functionality for people to sit, rest and socialise. Litter bins provide a place for refuse but importantly help keep outdoor areas clean. And now with the rise in...
    22 September 2020
  • Artform Urban Furniture: Benefits of street furniture in commercial projects
    Benefits of street furniture in commercial projects
    Artform Urban Furniture
    Street furniture is more important than ever in commercial environments and plays a much bigger role than simply aesthetic enhancements. It provides a multitude of functional and social benefits. Clear benefits of integrating street furniture into commercial projects are the added style and functionality to the immediate environment. By adding...
    21 September 2020
  • Proludic Play & Sports Areas: The value of playground equipment to leisure businesses
    The value of playground equipment to leisure businesses
    Proludic Play & Sports Areas
    If you are lucky enough to already have playground equipment at your holiday or tourist destination, then you probably already know what a huge draw this is for families. Investment in good quality playground equipment is an investment in your profits for the future. Market research by global-leading play and sport manufacturer, Proludic has shown...
    21 September 2020
  • Vertopia Gardens: Bespoke trellis from Vertopia wins award
    Bespoke trellis from Vertopia wins award
    Vertopia Gardens
    Vertopia was a winner in the 2020 South England Corporate Livewire Prestige Awards 2020 for a bespoke trellis made for a garden in London. The Corporate Livewire Prestige Awards celebrate small and medium-sized enterprises consisting of localised businesses and sole traders that have thrived in their highly competitive community and have proven...
    15 September 2020
  • AUTOPA: AUTOPA's new locking point for VELOPA cycle stands
    AUTOPA's new locking point for VELOPA cycle stands
    AUTOPA
    AUTOPA has added the option of a locking point to its VELOPA cycle stands, designed to offer a more secure fixing point for cyclists to lock their bicycles....
    14 September 2020
  • Amberol: Overcoming COVID-19 challenges for Britain in Bloom
    Overcoming COVID-19 challenges for Britain in Bloom
    Amberol
    We have heard many stories of Britain in Bloom groups, community organisations, and councils rising to the challenges posed by COVID-19 in maintaining their environment during this difficult time. It seems that where there’s a will, there is often a way - as was recently proven by Cove in Bloom in Aberdeen when they took delivery of a new planter...
    09 September 2020
  • Tobermore: Tobermore invests £30m and creates 95 jobs
    Tobermore invests £30m and creates 95 jobs
    Tobermore
    Economy Minister Diane Dodds has announced that Mid Ulster based paving manufacturer Tobermore is to invest £30million and create 95 jobs in ambitious plans to rapidly grow its business over the next four years. The company is one of the leading paving and walling manufacturers and suppliers in the UK and Ireland. Making the announcement, the...
    09 September 2020
  • Environmental Street Furniture: HydroPod hand washing station proves to be a hit for ESF
    HydroPod hand washing station proves to be a hit for ESF
    Environmental Street Furniture
    Newtownabbey-based Environmental Street Furniture (ESF) has been at the forefront of innovation globally for many years, however their latest product, the HydroPod, is proving to be a hit closer to home. The HydroPod, a hand washing station that uses only soap and water, was designed and manufactured by ESF, in partnership with Jans Composites, in...
    09 September 2020
  • Furnitubes International: Home-grown solutions meet UK demand for street furniture
    Home-grown solutions meet UK demand for street furniture
    Furnitubes International
    The UK has relied on overseas supply chains for street furniture for a long time but the desire for greater quality, the need to reduce lead times and the desire to reduce carbon footprint are just a few of the reasons why this model is now in question. And this year, lockdown has reinforced the precarious position manufacturers and suppliers can...
    09 September 2020
  • Westminster Stone: Westminster Stone celebrates 35th anniversary
    Westminster Stone celebrates 35th anniversary
    Westminster Stone
    Westminster Stone is celebrating its 35th anniversary this month. The company began manufacturing in 1985 and has gone on to be a leading UK supplier of stone paving and flooring. Renowned for the quality and authenticity of its handmade reproduction ranges, Westminster Stone was recognised by the National Trust in 2011 and granted the coveted...
    08 September 2020
  • Harrowden Turf: Harrowden Turf helps raise £1000 for NHS charities
    Harrowden Turf helps raise £1000 for NHS charities
    Harrowden Turf
    In May our combine contractor, Christmas Hill Farm, wanted to do something special to acknowledge the great work that the NHS is doing to protect and save our lives. Together we set out to raise money for the NHS by helping to wrap their brand new combine harvester in beautiful rainbows and pledging to donate money to 'NHS Charities Together' for...
    07 September 2020
  • Frontier Pitts: World first accreditation for Terra HVM bi-folding gate
    World first accreditation for Terra HVM bi-folding gate
    Frontier Pitts
    Frontier Pitts Ltd has become the first company to achieve the LPCB certification for an HVM bi-folding gate to both the international standard for vehicle resistance (IWA14) and forced entry protection (LPS1175). The Terra bi-folding gate is the first and only HVM product to be listed in the Red Book Live to both IWA14-1 and LPS1175....
    03 September 2020