Surespan Articles

SRHGE/AOV Opening Glazed Smoke Ventilator
AOVs

Smoke Vent Windows

Surespan manufactured and supplied a SRHGE/AOV 140° opening, thermally broken, Aluminium, Glazed smoke ventilator to a business in London.

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FGL Glazed Rooflight
Articles

Glass Rooflights

Surespan manufactured a non-opening FGL Glazed Rooflight for a residential house in London to fit structural opening 1465 x 4200 which was divided into four panes.

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Walk on Glass Access Hatch
Articles

Walk on Glass Access Hatch

Surespan manufactured a HIACE/GWO aluminium, single leaf, flush floor walk on glass access hatch to fit structural opening 2600 x 650mm. Recessed with TripleLite ‘Walk-on-glass’ infill.

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Case Study
Articles

SAC Flush Floor Access Cover – Doha

Surespan manufactured and supplied this SAC Aluminium, single leaf, flush floor access cover to fit structural opening 1000 x 1000mm. The access cover comes complete with gas spring assisted, Aluminium chequer plate lid which locks in the open position with a safety hold open stay to prevent against accidental closure.

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Boxed glazed sliding rooflights
Articles

Accessing new roof heights – Boxed Glazed

Surespan were approached to manufacture a bespoke roof access solution for a block of luxury offices and apartments in Putney Bridge Road, London. The boxed glazed sliding rooflights with a glazed vertical upstand were designed to fit a structural opening of 1000 x 3075. The sliding lid was operated electrically via concealed 24v DC actuators and a push button switch.

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Glazed Hatches

San Francisco Glazed Roof Access

Surespan manufactured and supplied a double glazed access hatch for use on a private residential apartment in downtown San Francisco. The 915 (36”) x 4115 (162”) hatch was electrically operated for easy operation and allowed easy access to the roof deck for Al Fresco dining in the Californian sun.

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Sliding hatch Scotland
News

Electrically Sliding Biomass Access – Scotland

Supplied to a Biomass fuel plant in Coatbridge, Scotland. This 3500 (137″) x 4000 (157″) biomass sliding cover features fixed external rails and electric operation. A further two sliding covers were supplied sized 2500 x 4000 and 1500 x 4000mm

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AOVs

London – Glazed AOV Smoke Vent

140° degree opening glazed smoke ventilation up to 3m x 1.2m. Here installed and commissioned in a newly upgraded prestigious London address. CE Marked and Certified to EN 12101-2.

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Glazed Hatches

Surespan are The Key to Success

Surespan supplied a number of circular dome rooflights with triple layers to The Key, situated in the new Science Central development at Newcastle University. These large 1500 (49”) and 2000 (79”) diameter polycarbonate domes feature triple layers providing a U-value of 1.8 W/m²K.

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Underground
Articles

Surespan awarded project for Crossrail stations

Crossrail is Europe’s largest construction project employing over 10,000 people. Surespan are on the list of approved manufacturers for Crossrail. We have been approached to manufacture bespoke floor access and escape hatches.

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Sliding roof hatch for car park
News

Bespoke Electric Sliding Roof Hatch Qatar

Supplied to Qatar, United Arab Emirates for the Car Building Extension Works Project. This 3144 (123″) x 1235mm (48″) solid top electrically operated sliding hatch travels its length on tracks fixed to the roof.

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Heathrow Case Study
Floor Access Covers

Floor Access Hatch for Heathrow Airport

Surespan has manufactured and supplied a large access hatch in the engine house of Heathrow Airport’s new terminal five.

The three leaf hatch – which measures 6 x 3 metres – can take up to 5kN/m² loading. It has an electric actuator opening which can be activated remotely and is fire rated for up to two hours.

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Biomass

Lithuania – Biomass Access Cover

Surespan recently travelled to Lithuania to manufacture and supply a floor hatch to enable Finnish energy company Fortum to access their biomass pit at their new energy plant. The 5000 x 5000 mm hydraulically operated, double leaf hatch was designed to be easily operated by an electrically driven pump power pack.

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Floor Access Covers

Glazed Basement Access – Chicago

Ast+Dagdelen Architects approached Surespan to manufacture a glazed walk on basement skylight for use at ground level to bring light and a means of delivery access for materials and goods to their model workshop which is situated beneath their architectural practice.

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Porto Metro
Floor Access Covers

Surespan provides fire escape at Porto Metro

Surespan has manufactured and supplied a series of fire escape hatches at Portugal’s new €950 million underground Metro in Porto. The huge double leaf hatches automatically open if the fire alarm system is activated to allow passengers safe exit to ground level.

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Halley Case Study
Global Projects

Surespan chosen to help access Antarctica

Surespan has been chosen to design and manufacture all the access hatches for the new £22 million British Antarctic Survey research station, Halley VI, in Antarctica, where scientists will be based to carry out research on the ozone layer.

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Fixed-Glazed-Panels
Glazed Hatches

Surespan in pole position with McLaren

The McLaren Technology Centre hosts a variety of diverse environments including; manufacturing facilities, a futuristic wind tunnel, restaurant, pool, gymnasium, museum, visitor centre, and exhibition and conference areas.

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Piccadilly Hatch
Floor Access Covers

Surespan improves access in Piccadilly Toilets

Surespan has manufactured and supplied several access hatches as part of an ongoing refit of central London’s busiest public
toilets in Piccadilly Circus. The hatches are to replace cast iron covers which could only be opened by special machinery and meant that the toilets had to
be closed for long periods.

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