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St James’ gets an overwhelming reception

A range of custom Spectral Lighting products have created a spectacular lighting solution at a mixed-use development in the heart of London. The company’s H-PROFIL and TURUS luminaires are combined to innovative effect to create a stunning centrepiece in the building’s reception area, while STORA completely transforms the lift lobby area. The development is located at 55 St James’ Street’s…

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Gradus Launches New UK Wall Protection Range

Contract interiors specialist Gradus has launched a UK market leading collection of new PVC-u wall protection profiles and wall cladding, which form part of one of the freshest and most design-orientated wall protection ranges on the market. With two decades of experience, Gradus has combined its knowledge and expertise in the manufacture and installation of wall protection systems to create…

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Inside Information: Deploying Two Way Radio Across Large Sites

James Miller, managing director of Brentwood Communications, explains how digital technology is allowing two way radio to be deployed across bigger sites than ever before, providing critical communications and safety support for facilities management teams. Long before anyone had dreamt up mobile phones, we had walkie talkies. Handheld two way radios have been used in business and industry for decades…

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Edinburgh school benefits from Saint-Gobain solutions

Saint-Gobain in Scotland has supplied a range of solutions for the new £28.5 million Portobello High School building, in Edinburgh. Commissioned by the City of Edinburgh Council, the new building accommodates 1,400 pupils and has replaced the existing building on Duddington Road, home to the school for 51 years. In addition to more traditional teaching and learning spaces, the development…

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Curo appoints Rydon to make £10M community hub vision a reality

Housing association and house builder Curo has appointed Rydon to build the new £10 million community hub at its flagship development, Mulberry Park in Bath. Construction on the new primary school, children’s nursery and state-of-the–art community facilities will start in Spring 2017.  The buildings are expected to open in September 2018. Commissioned by Curo and designed by internationally renowned architects…

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Kentec’s arrival at Bergen’s new airport terminal

A new life safety system based around Kentec’s Syncro XT+ addressable extinguishing control panel technology is being installed in the new 4 billion Kroner (Euro 407m) terminal at Norway’s Bergen Flesland International Airport. Bergen Flesland’s new terminal will treble the airport’s capacity and will include a new dedicated train line connecting Flesland to Bergen city centre. The terminal building itself will be scalable, featuring all core functions, including check-in, baggage, storage systems, security control, and…

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