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  • Furnitubes International: The rise of roof gardens
    The rise of roof gardens
    Furnitubes International
    How can you create spacious and appealing outdoor living space in urban areas, especially as land is at a premium in most towns and cities? The answer could well be ‘above you’, as increasing numbers of architects, facility managers, building firms and property owners are going sky high with their gardens. Roof gardens are on the rise. Not least...
    22 August 2019
  • Furnitubes International: London becomes the world’s first National Park City
    London becomes the world’s first National Park City
    Furnitubes International
    In its simplest form, the concept of a National Park City is to develop outdoor parks in inner cities for the good of everyone. It is a commitment from London that it will develop its city parks to make them safe and enjoyable for all. On the back of the London launch, the NPCF along with the World Urban Parks and Salzburg Global Seminar has plans...
    07 August 2019
  • Falco UK: Falco launches new website for 2019
    Falco launches new website for 2019
    Falco UK
    We have been working hard over the past few months to update our website design and expand the information and tools available to you. The new website delivers an improved user experience through a simple, clean design, with enhanced features, functionality and navigation, enabling visitors to experience Falco’s comprehensive product portfolio and...
    02 August 2019
  • Outdoor Design: Outdoor Design helps clients achieve show garden success
    Outdoor Design helps clients achieve show garden success
    Outdoor Design
    Outdoor Design's clients win awards at the UK’s biggest events, including medals at Chelsea, Chatsworth and Hampton Court: It works with established names and emerging talent and can be as hands-on in the design process as necessary...
    01 August 2019
  • Architectural Street Furnishings: ASF bespoke product designs - materials
    ASF bespoke product designs - materials
    Architectural Street Furnishings
    We are being asked more and more to complete bespoke products using a variety of non-standard finished materials. Corten steel has been growing in popularity for the last 2 decades and has become a mainstay for many artists, architects and designers. Each year we are completing more products in this material as well as other materials that are...
    03 July 2019
  • Furnitubes International: Contemporary wall-top seating from Furnitubes
    Contemporary wall-top seating from Furnitubes
    Furnitubes International
    Wall-top seating is a simple addition that adds major value and function to any outdoor space. Low-level retaining walls are becoming increasingly popular features amongst landscape schemes, often used as a containment for raised planting beds or grassed areas. The addition of a timber-topped seating platform can provide compact and cost-effective...
    01 July 2019
  • Furnitubes International: The importance of street furniture
    The importance of street furniture
    Furnitubes International
    Rarely is street furniture in the public realm purely decorative. It holds a multitude of significant values. For example, in city, town and village centres, bespoke street furniture is the ideal way to give people a sense of “place”, particularly in areas where stores are national chains and there’s potential for the shopping area to look the...
    24 June 2019
  • Furnitubes International: Mercia School wins RIBA Yorkshire Award
    Mercia School wins RIBA Yorkshire Award
    Furnitubes International
    The RIBA has been celebrating outstanding work for over 180 years. RIBA awards and prizes are regarded internationally as a mark of excellence, recognising the best architecture, architects, research and students. Architects Bond Bryan are delighted to have won a prestigious RIBA Yorkshire Award for their project Mercia School. Built on a former...
    18 June 2019
  • Pop Up Power Supplies: Pop Up Power Supplies® for multi-use sports venues
    Pop Up Power Supplies® for multi-use sports venues
    Pop Up Power Supplies
    Flexibility and multifunctionality are vital for sports stadia and venues to maintain a competitive edge in today’s market for sporting and cultural events, key to which is easy and safe accessibility to power and water supplies. The safe provision of electricity and water to outdoor spaces is, therefore, crucial for both the staging of many...
    14 June 2019
  • Pop Up Power Supplies: Pop Up Power Supplies® for public outdoor spaces
    Pop Up Power Supplies® for public outdoor spaces
    Pop Up Power Supplies
    Easy and safe access to power and water supplies in public outdoor spaces holds the key for local authorities to broaden the scope for footfall-driving markets, festivals and other events that are crucial to the long term future of town and city centres. Research regularly supports the notion that more people visit town and city centres when there...
    11 June 2019
  • RPC bpi recycled products: New range of Plaswood recycled plastic picnic tables
    New range of Plaswood recycled plastic picnic tables
    RPC bpi recycled products
    Plaswood has launched a new range of picnic tables called 'Hero'. All picnic tables are made from lightweight 100% recycled plastic which supports plastic recycling initiatives. The process reduces manufacturing offcuts waste making the furniture even more sustainable. They require no maintenance, painting or treatment and do not splinter or...
    10 June 2019
  • Kinley : Kinley opens brand new showroom in Clerkenwell
    Kinley opens brand new showroom in Clerkenwell
    Kinley
    Visit Kinley’s new showroom in Clerkenwell, London to explore ExcelEdge edging, Perimeta planters, Terrafina decking and the quality and texture of Atria porcelain tiles. The technical team is available to review designs and provide installation advice. Free product samples available. Open Monday to Friday 7.30am - 5pm with evening appointments available on request...
    30 May 2019
  • Environmental Street Furniture: Solar Smart Bench director wins innovation award
    Solar Smart Bench director wins innovation award
    Environmental Street Furniture
    Alan Lowry, Managing Director of Newtownabbey-based company, Environmental Street Furniture (ESF), has been crowned Innovation Director of the Year at the 2019 Institute of Directors ‘Director of the Year’ awards for Northern Ireland. This prestigious accolade is in recognition of the Belfast director’s innovative Stellar Solar Smart Bench – a...
    22 May 2019
  • Bailey Streetscene: Bailey Specialist Business Group announces next phase
    Bailey Specialist Business Group announces next phase
    Bailey Streetscene
    As part of the Bailey Specialist Business Group, Bailey Streetscene is involved with a group restructuring that will deliver greater efficiencies and improved lead times.The relocation of our Stoke on Trent based manufacturing plant to our larger Burscough facility will simplify the Group into three customer-focused business units; Playgrounds, Street Furniture and Structural Canopies...
    21 May 2019
  • Bailey Streetscene: Project at Duncan House, London with Watkin Jones
    Project at Duncan House, London with Watkin Jones
    Bailey Streetscene
    8 Springwell planters loaded and ready for delivery, 12 more to come and a number of Chill Loungers on their way to the brand new mixed use development on Stratford High Street from Watkin Jones. Duncan House will offer 511 Student bedrooms, 44 Residential Apartments, 3150 sq.m. of Academic Space, with associated amenities including underground...
    21 May 2019