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  • Furnitubes International: London becomes the world’s first National Park City
    London becomes the world’s first National Park City
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    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
  • Furnitubes International: Contemporary wall-top seating from Furnitubes
    Contemporary wall-top seating from Furnitubes
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    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
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    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
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    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
  • Furnitubes International: New Uniun® range of seating and planters launched
    New Uniun® range of seating and planters launched
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    Designed by Furnitubes’ in-house designers, Uniun® offers contemporary solutions for seating and planters for both internal and external spaces. The distinctive trapezoid-shaped base is a tough plastic moulding that is the core of the range, and is fitted with either a base to make it a planter, a hardwood lid to make it a bench, or half each for...
    31 January 2019
  • Furnitubes International: Furnitubes launches new Ribbon XL seating range
    Furnitubes launches new Ribbon XL seating range
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    The new Ribbon XL seating range is the big brother of the original Ribbon, bolder in design, dimensionally scaled up and with heavier material sections. The larger size gives the seating a greater visual presence, which is generally desirable on schemes with large open spaces. The delta-shaped seat and bench supports are wider at the base than the...
    15 May 2018
  • Furnitubes International: Elements® range just got bigger
    Elements® range just got bigger
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    The popular Elements® range began life as a regular-sized seating product utilising a range of standard components, or ‘elements’, to allow the creation of 1000s of different seating combinations in a wide range of styles, sizes and materials. Given the popularity of the original Elements® range since its launch several years ago, and also in...
    13 February 2018
  • Furnitubes International: Furnitubes completes largest project to date
    Furnitubes completes largest project to date
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    Originally opened in 1972, the Westgate Centre in Oxford has been the city's main shopping destination for over 40 years. The £440 million redevelopment of the site by Westgate Oxford Alliance - a partnership between Land Securities and The Crown Estate - opened in October 2017 and includes nearly 800,000 sq feet of retail, restaurant and leisure...
    14 November 2017
  • Furnitubes International: New co-ordinated softwood seating and table range
    New co-ordinated softwood seating and table range
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    Introducing the latest from the Furnitubes design team - Stark, a comprehensive range of economical benches, seats, tables and picnic tables that can be used independently or as a co-ordinated suite of products. The pressure-treated softwood construction makes for a cost-effective alternative to hardwood, whilst maintaining durability. Seating and...
    25 July 2017
  • Furnitubes International: Ampitheatre seating for Dreamland Margate redevelopment
    Ampitheatre seating for Dreamland Margate redevelopment
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    First opened as a pleasure gardens in the late 19th century, Dreamland is an historic amusement park in the seaside town of Margate, Kent. The park’s Grade II* listed near-100-year-old Scenic Railway wooden rollercoaster remains the centrepiece of the park today. Dreamland has long been an iconic attraction in the town - even featuring in the Only...
    02 June 2017
  • Furnitubes International: Celebrating 70 years of street furniture success
    Celebrating 70 years of street furniture success
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    "It all started after the war in 1946. My father Jack Cluer was a marine engineer, and at the time motor torpedo boats were being dismantled and he had access to vast quantities of steel tubing from the shipyards. It was at a time when new institutions were being set up such as the National Health Service and educational establishments and he...
    12 December 2016
  • Furnitubes International: New wall-top seating range from Furnitubes
    New wall-top seating range from Furnitubes
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    Low level retaining walls are increasingly popular features in new landscape schemes, serving to deal with level changes across a site and often as containment for raised planting beds or grassed areas. When designed at a suitable height, walls can also act as informal seating provision, but the hard surface of masonry isn’t particularly...
    10 October 2016
  • Furnitubes International: Five reasons to encourage your staff to cycle to work
    Five reasons to encourage your staff to cycle to work
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    We always hear about the benefits of cycling, so we've put together 5 great reasons why you should be encouraging your staff to cycle to work. Research led by the University of Bristol1 entitled “Exercising at work and self-reported work performance” was conducted to show the positive relationship between exercise and work performance. The results...
    21 July 2016
  • Furnitubes International: Encourage cycling with new Letterform cycle stands
    Encourage cycling with new Letterform cycle stands
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    In a recent survey of around 2million adults in the UK, over 4% cycled every day or nearly every day. There is no doubt that cycling is fast becoming a popular method of transport, and with that our town centres, workplaces and leisure facilities need to provide increased provisions for cyclist parking, giving them peace of mind and convenience...
    23 June 2016
  • Furnitubes International: Furnitubes accredited as a London Living Wage employer
    Furnitubes accredited as a London Living Wage employer
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    The Living Wage is an hourly rate set independently and updated annually. It is calculated according to the basic cost of living using the ‘Minimum Income Standard’ for the UK. Unlike the compulsory national minimum wage, the London Living Wage is a voluntary commitment made by employers, The Living Wage enjoys cross party support, with public...
    16 May 2016