Surespan is the market leader in the innovative design and manufacture of roof hatches, floor access covers and ladders, which can all be built to order.
We pride ourselves on offering clients the complete ‘Access Package’, as we are also able to offer ceiling and wall access panels, glazed roof lights, floor ducting as well as a maintenance-free roof handrailing system.
Surespan provides a full range of access covers for internal and external uses, ranging from 5kN/m2 to 158kN/m2 live loads, which are available in standard sizes or can be custom made for the individual needs.
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).
A first for Surespan, these huge electrically operated sliding glazed roof hatches also provide free airflow of 7m² for smoke ventilation! These bespoke designs were part of a redevelopment on Great Portland Street in London.
London Architectural Glazing worked on a project which had a requirement for a huge 4700 x 1300 Smoke vent with access however due to EN12101-2 testing, Surespan only have CE Certifiction up to 1800 x 3000mm.
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. The AOV features concealed actuators along with a double glazed top.