Category Archives: Partitions

New Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford

Alongside Laing O’Rourke and Rafael Viñoly Architects, Planet Partitioning (‘Planet’) have completed the internal glazing for the New Mathematical Institute in the highly regarded University of Oxford. The new building brings together the Maths department which was previously spread across the campus on four different sites. The Mathematical Institute provides workspace for over 500 academics and support staff and organises the educational spaces for international research fellows, lecturers and undergraduates.

Virgin Active Health Club, Aldersgate, London

With its partitioning systems, Komfort has helped to create bright, open interior spaces at two Virgin Active sites in the City of London – a prestigious Virgin Active Health Club at 200 Aldersgate and a Virgin Active support office at 100 Aldersgate. Whilst allowing light to flow through, the partitioning is helping to create defined areas that are atmospheric yet functional and practical.

The Shard, London

Contributing to the suitably prestigious interior of Duff and Phelps’ new offices in the Shard, an impressive Skyfold vertical-rising partitioning system has been installed by Style, allowing the boardroom to be divided into two separate areas at the press of a button.

Skyfold Delivers Open-Plan Healthcare

Reflecting trends in the US, partitioning experts Style reports a rise in enquiries from within the healthcare sector for their Skyfold vertical-folding, automatic moveable wall.

“Design of healthcare facilities is moving forward,” confirms Julian Sargent, MD for Style. “Areas as diverse as operating theatres to dental practices need to work harder. They must be capable of being quickly adapted to respond to changing requirements throughout the day.” Installed in countless healthcare environments throughout the US, Style is the exclusive UK partner for the Skyfold partitioning system which is ideally suited to the exacting demands of such facilities.

Brio Pivotfold For Pivoting Partitions

Brio, the leading manufacturer of interior and exterior folding door and window furniture has developed and manufactured a system for pivot folding top hung interior partitions that will be welcomed by architects, specifiers, architectural iron mongers and joiners.

Brio Pivotfold track systems are available in three weight capacities and enables an end folding internal partition to be designed using standard width door leaves with no cutting down of the leaf adjacent to the jamb.

Skyfold ‘Zenith’ Partition Delivers Unique Advantages

Well recognised for delivering innovative partitioning solutions, Style is delighted to announce the addition of the unique Zenith Skyfold to the range of vertical-rising moveable walls for which they are the sole UK supplier.

Komfort Joins the BIM Revolution

Komfort is the first UK partitioning system manufacturer to offer Building Information Modelling (BIM) objects for its Polar Vision frameless glazed partitioning system. The objects are available in Autodesk Revit and Bentley software formats as well as an IFC file, which is used for the creation and exchange of data between different BIM software formats.

Danbury Mission Evangelical Church, Essex

Working with architects Allen Associates and contractor Brooks & Wood, partitioning experts Style was specified to create flexible space in the Danbury Mission Evangelical Church, encouraging a multitude of activities to take place every week including services, teachings and community events.

SAS International announces new RIBA approved partitioning CPD

SAS International, a manufacturer of interior fit-out solutions, is pleased to announce that it has produced a new architectural RIBA-accredited CPD for partitioning systems.

KI – UniteSE is evolving at 100% Design 18 – 21 September Stand Number 0320

KI will be launching Cornerstone, a new acoustic stacking screen system designed by Craig Jones, at 100% design on stand number 0320. This enables a complete system including the breakout areas to be within the same footprint. It is designed to provide a natural extension and integrate with the UniteSE workplace collection and other manufacturers furniture systems. Also featured will be the Red Dot Winning Faveo 24/7 task chair and Opt4 Seating range.

Burhill Golf Club, Surrey

Becker were recently asked to provide an acoustic sliding folding partition in the magnificent stately home setting of Burhill Golf Club in Surrey.

Inspiration at the Heart of Komforts Newly Refurbished Showroom

Komfort, the designer and manufacturer of commercial partitioning, doors, movable walls and storagewall, has revamped its London, Bonhill Street showroom to display the latest products on trend to the London interiors market.

Quality Aesthetic Finish

Komfort has launched a new range of deflection heads for its Polar glazed partitioning range, combating the issue of building movement without compromising on the aesthetic finish.

SoftCat Headquarters, Marlow

Komfort’s partitioning offering has been used to create a unique office environment for an expanding IT service supplier.

Armourcoat presents KonCrete® finishes at DX

Armourcoat will be launching new colours and finishes at DX, part of the May Design Series (stand R18, ExCeL, London, 19-21 May).

Removal & Re-Installation with Jtech R&P Services

One of the services offered by Jtech Services is to help clients to utilise their existing Racking and Partitioning systems by moving and re-installing them to new locations when they need to adjust the layout of their premises.

New £10m Edinburgh Neurology Clinic utilises Komfort’s partition and storage solutions

Komfort’s double glazed partitioning and storage walls have been installed at the Anne Rowling Regenerative Neurology Clinic at Little France, Edinburgh due to their exceptional hygienic qualities.

BETWEENGLASSBLINDS™ – versatile, stylish means of privacy and observation

BetweenGlassBlinds™ offer a versatile and stylish means of privacy and observation on a small, medium or large scale – brought to you by Vistamatic®, a leading manufacturer of glazed vision panels.

Top marks for Planet at Holland Park School

Planet Partitioning: Planet Partitioning, the UK’s largest independently owned partitioning specialist, working in collaboration with Shepherd Construction and AEDAS Architects, were proud to be part of the exciting new build of Holland Park School in London.

Duvale & Hideaway beds provide innovative solutions for Sarah Beeney on Channel 4

The landing at the top of the stairs provided a small square space with a window looking out over the beautiful Buckinghamshire countryside and beyond. Whilst a fixed wall would have created an extra room, the resulting upstairs corridor would have become dark and claustrophobic. In using a folding wall and a folding bed, the space could be transformed in minutes from airy office to private bedroom when family and friends came to stay.

Hideaway Beds Ltd and Duvale Plc were called upon to supply some innovative solutions.

Eldon Technology Switches To Fire Protected Komfort Partitions

After years providing protection for electronic products, Eldon Technology has switched its attention to delivering a safety conscious finish in a new Rotherham head-office. To help the company achieve this goal, leading partitioning manufacturer Komfort was brought in to provide a detailed and specialist solution. 

University of Aberdeen

Planet has completed the partitioning installation over seven floors of the eye catching newly built prestigious ‘Sir Duncan Rice’ library.
With its spiralling off-centre atrium, Planet’s low profile ‘Advanced Frameless Glazing’ creates an open peaceful library environment housing 13 km of shelving with 400,000 books.