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Luceco has recently supplied LED luminaires for an £11m sports facility – the new home for Kendal Rugby Union Football Club (KRUFC).

INSTALLATION NEWS SPONSORED BY Luceco lights up Kendal Rugby Union Football Club

The brand-new Kendal Rugby Union Football Club facility benefits from two large hospitality areas and a viewing balcony overseeing two pitches, one grass and one all-weather surface, a restaurant, physio practice and a Community Gymnasium, Esteem. Matt Leathem from building services engineers, Faarup Associates, designed and specified the lighting programme in conjunction with lighting designers at Luceco, with P Wright Electrical Contractors in Kendal installing over 560 LED luminaires.

LED 600 x 600 square LuxPanels were installed in offices and consulting rooms with IP65 rated Circular LuxPanels used in changing rooms, shower facilities and WCs. LuxPanel requires no maintenance over its lifetime with over 50,000 hours of operational life as does the IP65 Climate LED

luminaire used in kitchens and servery, cellar and various storage areas.

Platinum downlighters were installed in the main entrance area, lounge bar, corridors throughout the clubhouse, gymnasium, and shop.

Platinum features easy fit positive locating swing out tabs and running cost savings of up to 80% when compared to traditional luminaires and has an impressive efficacy of up to 130 Lm/cW.

Versatile IP65 rated LED Atlas luminaires were used on stairwells also with over 50,000 hours of maintenance free operation. The new facilities at Kendal RUFC will ensure that the Black & Ambers enjoy a state of the art venue to continue their club’s flying success on and off the field.

uContractors P Wright Electrical installed more than 560 Luceco LED luminaires at the new Kendal Rugby Union Football Club.

Accessible toilets prove they open doors to more customers

A growing number of brands are using Closomat’s expertise to upgrade their accessible toilets to include more space and a greater range of equipment – specifically a hoist, adult- sized changing bench and privacy screen, aka Changing Places, Space to Change. Alton Towers opened its Changing Places and Space to Change at the start of the 2017 season and is seeing the facilities used on average 20 times/day, every day.

Cornwall Services on the busy A30 trunk road opened its facility a year ago, and is seeing it used on average 10 times/day, with visitors reporting stopping there specifically because of the toilet.

uThe new Changing Places facilies at JD Weatherspoon’s showcase venue, Velvet Coaster.

“We are so pleased with the positive response we continue to have: one of the best projects I think I’ve been involved with in terms of the effect it has directly had on guests,” says Justine Locker, Resort Excellence Manager at Alton Towers.

Alex Lawson, Manager at Cornwall Services further comments: “Customers are returning time and time again, and planning trips with a stop scheduled here, because they need these toilet facilities. We’re the only Services in the region, to our knowledge, to have them.” Adds Rebecca White, Manager at JD Wetherspoon’s showcase venue Velvet Coaster: “It’s used daily – definitely worth putting in. Customers tell us they came because they knew we have the Changing Places.” Under Building Regulations and British Standards, it is desirable in buildings to which the public have access to include, in addition to a conventional wheelchair-accessible toilet, a 3m x 4m wheelchair-accessible WC facility with a ceiling track hoist, adult-sized changing bench and privacy screen: a Changing Places toilet. For more information visit:

MarshallTuex’s Sterling Proflle 1 dado system has been used extensively in the expansion of Gascoigne Primary School, Barking, Essex, the largest primary school in the UK.

Do you want a way to increase customer numbers? Head to the toilets! That’s the message from Closomat, Britain’s leading provider of disabled toileng soluons, resulng from feedback from brands such as Alton Towers and JD Wetherspoon.

A Sterling job for the UK’s largest primary school

Victorian era Gascoigne Primary has expanded considerably over the years. The most recent development is an £11m three-storey facility for 1,500 pupils with a rooftop playground overlooking the Thames Barrier and Barking Abbey. To power this large and complex building, cable management has been delivered by Marshall- Tufflex’s Sterling Profile system in white with a charcoal main compartment cover – a versatile, cost-effective, and high quality trunking, proven to meet the demands of school environments. Sterling Profile was specified following the electrical contractor’s visit to an open day at Edmundson Electrical in Crayford, where they were impressed by the quality and cost-effectiveness of the Marshall- Tufflex system.

The contractor said: “One of the key factors in our decision was Sterling’s versatility – it can be used at a 90° bend, allowing installers to easily fit it in the new school without too much doctoring. Supply chain was also very important – we used hundreds of

metres at Gascoigne, with the three compartment trunking in every single room apart from the kitchen and main hall.

“Being the largest school in the UK this is a significant project and Sterling has more than stood up to the challenge.”

Sterling Profile 1 is easy and cost effective to use and is often favoured by electrical contractors and installers. u167 x 50mm uThree segregated compartments each with separate access

uAvailable in white or charcoal as standard uCompliant up to Cat 7a uStandard bend radius 25mm uData fittings available for bend radius up to 50mm uAvailable with BIO antimicrobial properties uBoxes available to assist with Part M compliance For more information visit: Remeha boilers selected for Hull Extra Care apartments

Hull City Council secured £80m of Private Finance Initiative (PFI) funding from the Department of Health for the Extra Care housing scheme. The 316 new apartments, on three sites across the city, were built for the Council and are being managed by Riverside housing association. These will provide much needed Extra Care housing for the city.

Heating and hot water provision is a critical service in a building, helping generate the warm, comfortable environment that is increasingly linked with occupant health and wellbeing. With demand typically high in Extra Care buildings, achieving energy-efficient, reliable heating and hot water was key to ensure low operating costs and sustainability.

uRemeha Gas 310 and 610 Eco Pro boilers are delivering energyecient heang for 316 new Extra Care apartments across Hull.

Seven Remeha Gas 610 and 310 Eco Pro boilers were specified at the three sites due to the brand’s reputation for reliability and high performance. The small footprint of the boilers, which offers increased plant room design flexibility, influenced the selection process. An additional advantage is that the boilers


are supplied on wheels for easier manoeuvrability within the plant room.

Mechanical engineers Vaughan Engineering Limited installed two Remeha Gas 610 9-section Eco Pro boilers to serve the 95 apartments at Cecil Gardens in Hawthorn Avenue, West Hull. Two Gas 610 Eco Pro 10-section boilers and one Gas 310 Eco Pro 10-section boiler were installed at Redwood Glades, the 156-apartment building at Leads Road in East Hull.

At the 65-apartment Harrison Park building in Hall Road, North Hull, a Remeha Gas 610 Eco Pro 10-section and a Gas 310 Eco Pro 10-section boiler were installed by contractors Yorkshire Plumbing and Heating. The main contractor, Wates Residential in Hull, designed the plant rooms using prefabricated solutions to reduce on-site labour, hot works and construction time.

For more information call 0118 978 3434 or email :


Remeha boilers are providing higheciency heang for 316 new Extra Care apartments across Hull, UK City of Culture 2017.

uMarshallTuex’s Sterling Proflle 1 is standing up to the challenges at the UK’s largest primary school, Gascoigne Primary, in Barking.

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