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Diamond Glaze, Dulux Trade's premium interior woodcare product, is being used across 17 luxury homes as part of a prestigious development in Devizes. The hardwearing lacquer has been used on wooden flooring throughout The Mews development, to ensure the long-lasting durability of one of the project's major selling points. The development, by contractors Carty Building, involves the conversion of the old Roundway Hospital into luxury three and four bedroom homes. Diamond Glaze has been used to finish the properties' pitch pine flooring.



Pioneer Point, one of the largest logistics centres in the UK, has been completed in Ellesmere Port. Fletcher Architects settled on Corus Colorcoat HPS200[R] pre-fmished steel to clad the development. The building has a banded facade in three colours--Merlin, Hamlet and Goosewing--while features such as the building's corners were fitted out in Wedgewood Blue. The colour and durability of Colorcoat HPS200 made it ideal for the exposed salty conditions of the Mersey estuary. The product is backed by Corus Confidex[R] Guarantee.



Hafele is exclusive UK distributor for the range of high quality glass door hardware by family owned Italian maker Metalglas, Glass door hinges, locks and latches are made by Metalglas in solid brass and in a range of ultra modern metallic finishes for interior and exterior use in the civic, public and commercial building sectors, In addition to handles, locks and hinges, Metalglas also make superior quality sliding and pivot door gear; frameless folding systems for glass walls and door jamb profile options for glass infills in natural and anodised aluminium.


Hacel Lighting

The Ascension range from Hacel Lighting's recent Desire catalogue is a superb harmonisation of die-cast aluminium, high quality etched glass and energy efficient T5 Circular Fluorescent. The stylish gear housing accepts numerous gear types including dimming and despite its minimal size, integral emergency versions. In Wall Light and Pendant versions, the Ascension is of the highest standard and is eminently suited to architecturally led projects including prestigious office, hotel, restaurant and stairway applications.



With the new Lytebeam LED Emergency kit, Concord:marlin now leads the way in innovative track-mounted LED emergency solutions. For the first time ever using LED technology, it is possible to provide a discrete emergency lighting solution powered from mains 240V track, which complies with ICEL emergency requirements. No other product on the market can compete with this design-led solution--a three-hour; non-maintained emergency lighting component, totally integrated with the Lytebeam architectural direct/indirect track system.



Beyon have supplied all the beams, storage and bespoke units, via Wagstaff Office Interiors, to the HQ of London General and London Central Transport in Merton, designed by Penson. The former pub was run-down externally and internally The fabric and general amendments to the layout of the building over the years ultimately created an extremely complicated and claustrophobic environment, which Penson had the challenging task of turning around into a clean, open stimulating office environment.



Naturelle, a brand new surface finish designed to enhance the realism and appeal of Woodgrains, has been added to the Formica high pressure laminate range. Naturelle offers designers and specifiers a matte velvety-feel and meets the demand for a soft dry-wax look, adding that perfect touch to modern, straight-grained woodgrain laminates. Naturelle was introduced as part of the new 'Range Additions 2006' selection, which complements and extends 'The Collection' from Formica Limited.



Soho's Shadow Lounge has provided a dramatic showcase for Armourcoat polished plaster. The legendary London nightclub has undertaken a considerable refurbishment programme, to create a spectacular clubbing environment with an emphasis on quality and comfort, The club's owners, Soho Clubs + Bars, wanted to update the club to meet the expectations of its private members and customers. With concept design and refurbishment co-ordinated by interior designer Jamie Alcock, the venue was transformed with the application of over 250[m.sup.2] of custom effect polished plaster.


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Date:Mar 1, 2006
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