Category Archives: Lifts, Stairs & Balustrades

Neaco moduar grille system is a versatile performer

Neaco’s Techdek modular aluminium grille system is gaining a reputation as one of the most versatile products on the market following its specification for a wide variety of uses in recent years, encompassing everything from solar shading to roof access walkways.

Pudding Mill Lane- DLR

Pudding Mill was named after a pudding shaped mill on that site dated from way back. Although the station is only 15 years old, the new design will accommodate longer three-car DLR trains. This means it will be able to accommodate many more passengers than the existing station which will support future development as well as the future use of the Olympic stadium.

AATi Coverall Assembly – SN93/SL3/280RT

Working closely with London Underground engineers, AATi have brought in a new dimension to an existing product which modifies the existing drainage which allows cleaning fluids and water to flow easily down the stairways. This new design targets external stairways and station entrances.

AATi stair nosings first choice for the Cambridge ‘Pick and Mix’ Bridge

Building a multi-million pound Access for All bridge is no bag of sweets but the modular design allows many options and better maintainability, says AATi’s DAVID BISSET.
The best Access For All(AFA) bridge to date, after three years of design iteration and improvement, was in operation before Christmas much to the delight of passengers and staff at the busy Anglia Region station.

Stairrods (UK) completes refurbishment project for Scottish Portrait Gallery

The Scottish Portrait Gallery,Edinburghis due to re-open in November 2011 following a   £2 million refurbishment project, which includes the renovation by Stairrods (UK) of all 180 original, solid brass stair rods.

The period rods had been damaged over the years by heavy foot traffic, the application of various cleaning materials, plus natural ageing, which had left the stair rods scratched, significantly marked and looking worn.


Spiral Construction have designed and manufactured a staircase in Chantry’s Barn, an award nominated stone barn conversion recently converted to create magnificent contemporary accommodation.

The design philosophy for the barn has ensured both the retention of the many original architectural features of the barn and the sensitive application of contemporary materials, such as the concrete spiral staircase.