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 […]
  • 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 […]
  • 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 […]
  • 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 […]
  • Colour never sounded so good with new Rockfon Color-all

    By Education Today on July 17, 2012
    Color-all is a brand new range of colourful acoustic ceiling and wall solutions from Rockfon. With 34 exclusive new colours to choose from, Color-all offers an unrivalled source of inspiration for enhancing visual perception and perspectives in any interior scheme. Featuring all the benefits of Rockfon acoustic solutions, it delivers Class A sound absorption, long-lasting surfaces, best in class fire […]
  • Yorkon completes challenging cranage operation at new Birmingham academy

    By Education Today on July 17, 2012
    Yorkon has completed a challenging cranage project for principal contractor Thomas Vale Construction at Ninestiles School in Birmingham. The site operation involved the use of a large 350-tonne crane to lift the steel and concrete building modules over a building and into a completely enclosed courtyard in the centre of the school.  Working closely in partnership with Thomas Vale and […]
  • Freedor and Dorgard protect Brighton & Hove libraries

    By Education Today on July 17, 2012
    Brighton & Hove City Council has chosen wireless Freedor electrically powered free-swing door closers and Dorgard wireless fire door retainers to enhance access and protect staff and visitors to some of the City’s libraries. The Freedors and Dorgards have been installed on staff kitchen doors and fire door access routes throughout library buildings. The Council says it is very pleased […]
  • 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 […]