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Case Studies

Evelyn Grace

Location: London, United Kingdom
Products Supplied: Double Leaf Roof Hatches + Fixed Glazed Rooflights
Product Category: Roof Access

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Reasons to use our Smoke Vents

What is a smoke vent?
Fires are deadly, smoke even more so. Over 50% of all fire related deaths are due to smoke. In its simplest form an automatic opening smoke vent (Sometimes referred to as an AOV), is a device fitted onto a roof…

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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
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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
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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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Share the love this Valentines Day

If you loved our product or service please take a moment to leave us a review to help build our online testimonials. Once you have done this, you will automatically be enrolled into our competition to win £50 of Love2shop vouchers

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Roof Access Ideas

Our Roof Hatches can be manufactured in various shapes and sizes to suit your specific needs. Here are some of our biggest Roof Hatch projects.

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#SelfieForSurespan

Our new concept #SelfieForSurespan allows us to collate more on-site photographs of our products as well as engaging with our customers.

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We are BS ISO 9001 Compliant

We are pleased to confirm we have successfully passed our audit for BS ISO 9001 Compliance. This gives us certification up until the year 2020 where we will be re-audited.

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How to choose the right Roof Hatch

When it comes to choosing the right roof hatch for your property, it can become a very difficult and time consuming task. Surespan are here to help you make that all important decision on what kind of Roof Hatch will meet your specific needs.

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Case Study
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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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Roof Smoke Vent
AOVs

New AOV for Fire Safety

Fire safety is so important and it’s vital to make sure you have the correct smoke ventilation for your property.  Smoke is the primary cause of death in a fire more often than flames with around 50 -80% of deaths. Surespan AOV Smoke Vents minimise fatalities by detecting smoke and opening up to a 140˚ angle to allow smoke to escape

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Making the most out of your living space

Surespan are going to give you three simple ideas on how to expand your living space when you’re living in a big city. In a seething metropolis of souls, everyone is looking to do the best with what they have and expand their scope.

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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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Sliding roof hatch
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Specify the new Sliding Roof Hatch – Surespan

Telescopic sliding covers are ideal for smaller sizes that only require access for maintenance personnel or end users. These are available in sizes up to 750 x 2500. Perfect for manual operation, the sliding cover easily and smoothly opens to provide maximum clear opening for easy access.

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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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Roof Hatches

Microsoft Data Center – Singapore

Surespan supplied a series of 900 x 900 roof access hatches to the new Data center in Singapore. In interest of security, the hatches were supplied with an internal cablock which can only be opened from the inside and safety hold open stay to prevent accidental closure.

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Floor Access Covers

Liffey Service Tunnel, Ireland

Surespan supplied a number of floor access covers for the Liffey Service Tunnel project in Dublin, Ireland. The €6.5 million project consists of a 260m long, 3m external diameter tunnel traversing under the river Liffey near Ringsend in Dublin

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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
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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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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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AOVs

Smoke Ventilation and EN12101-2 Explained

EN12101-2 is the European standard for smoke and heat control systems. According to the regulations, from July 2013, all natural smoke and heat ventilators must be tested and CE marked in order to confirm compliance with harmonised European standards.

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