Landmark Neo-Palladian Hall once thought ‘not fit for purpose’ transformed into St Albans Museum + Gallery – a vibrant cultural hub

Built in 1830 and designed by George Smith, the Grade II* Listed St Albans former Town Hall is one of the city’s most prominent landmarks. The elegant venue has been recently repurposed to designs by John Mc Aslan and Partners as a world-class centre for arts and culture at the heart of one of Britain’s most historic cities. As part…

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Union Industries delivers the perfect package for Cepac

Union Industries is helping the UK’s leading independent corrugated packaging producer, Cepac, to bolster its business operations. Cepac, which was founded in 1999, has pioneered innovative performance packaging and print solutions across its four plants in the UK where its design, testing and manufacturing processes are carried out. The company is striving to become the first choice for transformational packaging…

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Comfortable and safer working environments with Selectaglaze secondary glazing

A good work environment provides a sense of wellbeing and encourages efficiency, an important consideration when it is estimated that we spend more than 10 years of our lives in the work place. Factors that contribute towards the environment include a comfortable temperature and acceptable noise levels. Well-designed secondary glazing systems offer a cost effective method of almost eliminating draughts, retaining…

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ASTRA CLOSERS TOWER OVER LONDON DOCKLANDS

Hundreds of Astra 3000 Series concealed door closers on apartment entrance doors are making a safe, reliable and efficient contribution to the chic interior design scheme in one of Docklands landmark buildings, Arena Tower. Since they are concealed in the door’s hinge edge, they are totally unobtrusive yet comply with all building and fire regulations. The Astra door closers were…

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Union Industries delivers practical solution for York Mailing

Photo shows: Alan Hirst, Sales Director at Union Industries, and Mike Stephenson, No1 Printer at York Mailing. Leeds-based Union Industries, the leading manufacturer of industrial high speed doors, has installed two Bulldoors at York Mailing to help maintain temperatures in its printing hall. North Yorkshire-based York Mailing provides time-sensitive promotional materials, such as flyers, brochures and catalogues, to a large…

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Another building on ye olde Knightriders Street, gets the Selectaglaze treatment

The City & Guilds Group helps people, organisations and economies develop their skills for growth. Granted a Royal Charter in 1900 by Queen Victoria, The Princess Royal is the Groups’ current President. The businesses provide a broad and imaginative range of products and services; corporate learning, on-the-job development and skills recognition worldwide. Whitbread’s Premier Inn acquired a section of the…

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Union Industries segregates RAVATHERM UK Ltd’s loading bay from warehouse product storage

Union Industries is helping to improve the daily operations of a new customer with one of its best-selling Bulldoors. RAVATHERM UK Ltd, a leading manufacturer of extruded polystyrene (XPS) for the building trade, needed a robust solution for its Hartlepool-based warehouse. Union Industries installed the Bulldoor to the goods-out area to segregate it from a loading bay to help prevent…

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Specially-adapted façade solution from Wicona helps to create a new landmark

  Specially-adapted façade systems from Wicona have been specified for a new £26m library – a magnificent and inspirational undergraduate facility for the University of Leeds, one of the largest universities in the UK. The 6,500sqm state-of-the-art learning hub will help the University attract more students in an increasingly competitive higher education environment and provides a major cultural centre to…

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