Walk on Glass Access Hatch Surespan manufactured this HIACE/GWO aluminium, single leaf, flush floor access hatch for a company in London to fit structural opening 2600 x 650mm (hinged on the 2700mm side) recessed with TripleLite ‘Walk-on-glass’ infill divided into two panes. The lid is operated by two 24v DC actuators fitted to the underside of the lid.
Surespan HIACE external single leaf access hatch to fit structural opening 1200 x 3400 was manufactured and supplied to a residential home in Solihull. This hatch was installed for access to an under ground level gym.
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. Rated for Pedestrian loading only at FACTA Class ‘A’.
Surespan manufactured a single leaf HLAC recessed access hatch to Queens Square in Crawley which was part of a £3.2 million project. The 80mm access hatch to fit a structural opening of 1000 x 3500 is operated by hydraulic cylinders and a hand pump. Rated for a 65kN slow moving wheel load (equivalent to FACTA Class C).
There are various regulations and controls which are put into place to ensure a building and its inhabitants are safe from a variety of risks. One of the utmost importance is fire safety. The primary objective for fire safety is to reduce the potential for death and injury to the occupants and others who may become involved such as the fire and rescue services.
The Wright Lab (previosuly Wright Nuclear Structure Laboratory) used to be home to the most powerful Atom Smasher of its kind. Now, the Labs are undergoing a 3 year renovation project to re-purpose the facility and re-position them at the forefront of physics.
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
Surespan manufactured and supplied over 86 HIAC access covers, hydraulic HIAC, stainless steel internal HIAC covers and stainless steel roof hatches.
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.
Surespan has manufactured and supplied a large access hatch in the engine house of Heathrow Airport’s new terminal five.