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  • Introduction to seating / planter units
    Combined seat and planter units help to create natural spaces in shopping centres and pedestrianised areas. The units are manufactured in a wide range of materials. A combination of stainless steel, aluminum, and timber...
  • Introduction to illuminated bollards
    In addition to protecting buildings, illuminated bollards provide low-level lighting, which makes them especially suitable for pathways, car parks, and pedestrian and amenity areas. The bollards are manufactured from a range...
  • Introduction to cableways / zip wires
    Once the preserve of military fitness training and the Krypton Factor assault course, cableways and zip wires are increasingly featuring in plans for playgrounds and active leisure developments. As ‘adventure play’ becomes...
  • Introduction to external wall lights and bulkheads
    External wall lights and bulkheads are used to illuminate the areas around buildings. They generally have functional design, with an emphasis on energy efficiency and durability, although some decorative fittings, such as...
  • Introduction to security entrance gates
    Security entrance gates control access at the gateways of commercial and industrial premises. They also give high-impact protection for sites at risk of terrorist attacks, such as airports and military buildings. Where...
  • Introduction to concrete block paving
    Concrete block paving provides durable, attractive and cost-effective surfacing for pedestrian areas, pavements and driveways. Standard blocks are small element pavers that can be laid in various combinations and patterns.
  • Introduction to dog waste bins
    Dog waste bins allow dog owners, park keepers and street cleaners to dispose of dog dirt safely, easily and hygienically. Typically wall or post mounted, they have lids, liners, chutes and opening mechanisms made for ease of...
  • Introduction to automatic rising bollards
    Automatic rising bollards are used to control traffic flow and vehicle access to car parks, buildings and sensitive sites. Operation Retractable bollards are powered using hydraulic or pneumatic units. Manufacture Telescopic...
  • Introduction to sports fencing
    Sports fencing is installed around the perimeter of football pitches, tennis courts, multi use games areas (MUGAs) and other playing fields, to protect spectators and nearby buildings. Rigid mesh fencing is suitable for...
  • Introduction to tiered planters
    Tiered planters are used in streetscapes, on roundabouts, and in parks and public gardens to create cascading flower displays. They feature a series of layered plant containers, arranged vertically, so that a large flower...
  • Introduction to fitness equipment
    Outdoor gyms are becoming an increasingly popular way of promoting fitness in the community. Equipment is robust and has an all-weather construction, making it suitable for installation in parks, school playgrounds, prisons...
  • Introduction to roundabouts
    Roundabouts for playgrounds in a variety of designs. Roundabouts to sit on, roundabouts to jump from, stand on or even swing from. Carousels and spinning discs introduce an element of speed and co-operative play into a...
  • Introduction to pavilions
    While they draw on a classical architectural heritage, pavilions are more often associated with sociable local golf clubs, bustling scout huts, and ‘the sound of leather on willow on the village green’. That same sense of...
  • Introduction to mechanical parking systems
    Traffic density and the availability of car parking space are key issues in developing public realm, private residential and commercial environments. Mechanical parking systems provide one way of making the best use of every...
  • Introduction to mortars
    Mortars are used in masonry to fill the gaps between stones, bricks, blocks and pavers, as well as bedding them in and binding them together. Originally, mortars consisted of mud and clay, but are now commonly made from...