Innovative Hand Care System Maximises and Optimises Soap/Foam Availability

The new IntelliCare hand care system from Diversey provides facilities with enhanced control over every critical hand care moment for improved infection prevention and hand hygiene compliance. Its innovative design provides detailed information about utilisation, flexibility to deploy a wider range of products and dual-dosing configurability for different applications. The wall-mounted IntelliCare dispenser is the industry’s first automatic hybrid design…

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Washroom’s latest off-site project takes shape

Leading washroom designer and manufacturer, Washroom Washroom, has recently completed the construction of a full sized mock-up washroom for a prestigious central London office refurbishment. Created off-site at the company’s factory in Essex, the mock-up was built to full scale using the exact materials as specified for the New Bracken House project. The team worked closely with McLaren Construction to…

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The Internet of Things and The Washroom Experience: How it can benefit facilities management

The humble office toilet is something that every single employee will use throughout the working week. They’re rarely talked about, and our experiences within these porcelain worlds are guarded as privately as a confessional – but regardless of their secrecy and relatively taboo nature, they’re an important part of facilities management. Over recent years the advent of the Internet of…

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The air that I breathe

Dave Carson from P-Wave says that although washrooms play an essential part in our health, comfort and wellbeing, all too often they fail to reach the required standards; but it doesn’t have to be that way. The Hollies, and later Simply Red – though we won’t talk about that – had a hit containing the lyric “Sometimes, all I need is…

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Survey hoists need for assisted toilets

Shopping venues are being given proof of the benefit of providing wheelchair-accessible toilets with extra facilities. A survey among campaigners for assisted toilets with an adult-sized changing bench and hoist (Changing Places, Space to Change facilities) revealed: 99% of respondents would visit the retail centre with these facilities over one without 94% would stay for a snack, meal if there…

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Community Centre encompasses everyone’s needs (in matters toileting at least!)

Objectives of developing confidence and self-esteem are being achieved with a holistic approach to people’s needs at a Midlands community centre. East West Community Centre, in Leicester, is the only Centre of its kind in the city, and county, to now offer a Changing Places assisted accessible toilet. Supplied by Clos-o-Mat, Britain’s leading provider of such facilities, and installed by…

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Designing Accessible Washrooms

By Brian Ford, Specification Manager, Dolphin Solutions One in five people in the UK has a disability. Workplaces and public spaces have the responsibility of ensuring that there are suitable accessible washroom facilities available for staff, visitors and customers. Whilst fully accessible washrooms require more accessories to make them fit for use, there is no reason that the washroom can’t…

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Platinum award success for Axis Cleaning and Support Services

The Axis Cleaning and Support Services teams at the Clacton Factory Outlet centre and the Harvey Centre have achieved the top ‘Platinum’ accolade at the 29th annual Loo of the Year awards, dubbed the ‘Toilet Oscars’. It is the sixth consecutive platinum award for the Clacton Factory Outlet and the fourth for the Harvey Centre. The awards, which celebrate the…

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New Distribution Contract for Hills Rotary Dryers

Freudenberg Household Products LP has signed a new distribution agreement with DF Sales for their outdoor rotary dryers brand, Hills. Hills Rotary Dryers, which was established over 70 years ago in Australia, has long been a firm favourite within the building trade, due to its heavy duty design and durability. The brand is currently stocked by builders’ merchants including Travis…

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