Design & Build

  • Yorkon extends warranty for off-site building system

    By Education Today on December 4, 2012
    Following the launch of its new off-site building system, Yorkon has extended the structural warranty protection for its buildings to 30 years, which is unmatched by site-based construction methods. This comprehensive warranty is for the structural and load-bearing elements of a Yorkon building, including the external walls, floors, roofs and columns. It means that in the unlikely event of a […]
  • Gopak to take centre stage this Christmas

    By Education Today on December 4, 2012
    Whether you’re planning a Nativity play or a carol concert, now is the time to get into the Christmas spirit with the Ultralight staging system – an ingenious solution from Gopak, sure to provide the finishing touch to any production. The Ultralight staging system is quick and easy to use with the individual lightweight components coming together to form a […]
  • White Core Compact solid grade laminate ideal for interior applications

    By Education Today on December 4, 2012
    Polyrey has launched a range of White Core Compact solid grade laminates combining purity of design with high performance practicality for healthcare, hotels, leisure, retail, education and residential applications. The product has an extensive range of uses including shelving, desking, servery counters, partitions, wall panelling and worksurfaces. There are 56 design options to choose from including 32 plain colours, 5 […]
  • New laminate ranges offers freedom to achieve highly aesthetic edge details

    By Education Today on July 18, 2012
    Polyrey has launched two ranges of Monochrom and White Core Compact offering highly aesthetic edge solutions on laminate products centred on the classic design colours. The Monochrom range of 1.2mm laminate comes in Noir black and Blanc Megève white with a choice of five surface textures. The laminate offers solid black or white core throughout and no brown lines on the […]
  • Tarkett flooring goes boldly on

    By Education Today on July 18, 2012
    In 2006 Tarkett flooring was installed throughout a new school in Boldon, South Tyneside. With over 1000 pupils attending every year it has withstood intensive daily use, still delivering high performance surfaces. Veneto xf linoleum flooring was specified for the main circulation zones as these required a robust, hard-wearing solution, its surface protection giving it an extremely tough finish. With […]
  • Tarkett delivers solutions for 21st century learning environment

    By Education Today on July 17, 2012
    Destroyed by fire in 2009, Campsmount Technology College in Doncaster has risen from the ashes with a new £10.5 million facility fitted out with a variety of vinyl flooring solutions from Tarkett. Micra Premium is used in all circulation zones and stairwells. A homogeneous, high quality vinyl flooring, it provides a hard-wearing, cost effective solution for high traffic areas and […]
  • St Albans School begins countdown to opening of new £6.6 million sports facility

    By Education Today on July 17, 2012
    The Headmaster of St Albans School, Andrew Grant, has been formally handed the keys to the school’s major new Sports Centre – signalling the countdown to the official opening of the complex later this year. The £6.6 million building gives access to an array of facilities including a 25-metre swimming pool, a fully equipped fitness and weights suite and a […]
  • The changing face of building design

    By Education Today on July 17, 2012
    This was a key area for discussion at the Building Future Education UK (BFE) exhibition last month – Education Today reports. Taking place from 9-10 May 2012 at the Business Design Centre BFE offered a platform for contractors, architects, consultants, local authorities, product suppliers and various other stakeholders from across the education sector to join together and help deliver a […]
  • Priority Schools Building Programme

    By Education Today on July 17, 2012
    Commenting on Michael Gove’s announcement regarding the Priority Schools Building Programme last month, Nusrat Faizullah, CEO of the British Council for School Environments, said: “It’s great to finally see that some schools, at least, will be replaced or refurbished under the Priority School Building Programme. “It’s also good to see that schools in the very worst condition will be fast-tracked; […]
  • Portaloo launches modular sports changing facility

    By Education Today on July 17, 2012
    Portaloo has introduced a specially designed sports changing facility which can be operational 24 hours after delivery and supplied for interim or permanent use with the minimum disruption. The well-equipped modular changing rooms can be used for both team and individual sports, giving players an exceptional standard of amenities in a spacious building. Designed in accordance with Sport England guidelines […]