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Furnitubes’ Factory Tour - see how it’s made

Furnitubes’ Factory Tour - see how it’s made

Do you have a keen interest in seeing how things are made? You're not alone, there’s certainly something satisfying about seeing something come to life in front of your very eyes, that's why we have created a great opportunity aimed at specifiers and project contractors.

Categories Bollards, Cycle Parking, Seating and Benches, Litter Bins, Company News
The Importance Of Street Furniture

The Importance Of Street Furniture

We explore the importance of street furniture within the public realm.

Categories Bollards, Cigarette Bins, Cycle Parking, Railings, Seating and Benches, Litter Bins, Signage, Shelters, Tree Protection, Security, Industry News
How coordinated street furniture can enhance any site or scheme

How coordinated street furniture can enhance any site or scheme

Whether it’s bollards, benches or bins, street furniture can fulfil the practical requirements of almost any site or scheme. When selected elements are compatible, designed to work together and also functional, street furniture can enhance an area and improve accessibility. Cleverly chosen elements and intelligent placement improves the public realm and aids in the drive to minimise clutter.

Categories Bollards, Cigarette Bins, Cycle Parking, Seating and Benches, Litter Bins, Signage, Illuminated Products, Industry News
Designing a new road layout: Things to consider with bollard placement

Designing a new road layout: Things to consider with bollard placement

Bollards are designed to mitigate danger from vehicles to pedestrians. They can prevent accidents where there are areas of busy traffic both on the road and on foot by creating a visual delineation between a pedestrian area and traffic area. Choosing where to place bollards needs a considerable amount of thought since it doesn’t just determine safety, but convenience, accessibility and pedestrian traffic. It is important to take a holistic view when designing bollards and their placement. Here are a few things to consider:

Categories Bollards
Enhance landscapes with timber products

Enhance landscapes with timber products

Timber products are a great choice for your landscaping needs as they are sustainable and integrate well with natural surroundings. Timber is natural, reusable and recyclable, making it one of the most environmentally friendly material choices for street furniture.

Categories Bollards, Seating and Benches, Litter Bins
Update any site with stunning stainless steel street furniture

Update any site with stunning stainless steel street furniture

Stainless steel is an ideal choice for sites as it offers a stunning modern finish that requires minimal maintenance. Stainless steel has a chromium-rich oxide film that gives it a high corrosion resistance. This film can self-repair, giving the material its "stainless" name!

Categories Bollards, Cigarette Bins, Cycle Parking, Railings, Seating and Benches, Litter Bins, Signage, Tree Protection
The history of bollards

The history of bollards

Although their appearance and functionalities have altered slightly over the years, the use of bollards dates back to the eighteenth century.

Categories Bollards
New highway solutions from Furnitubes

New highway solutions from Furnitubes

Furnitubes supplies a range of Highway solutions to instruct and protect motorists, cyclists and pedestrians. From keep left signs and verge protection posts to re-bounding traffic bollards, you can be assured you will find the exact one for your requirements.

Categories New Products, Bollards
Prevent ram-raid attacks on stores

Prevent ram-raid attacks on stores

The recent news of the ram-raid at Gucci’s London store raises the question: what could have been done to prevent the attack taking place?

Categories Bollards, Security, Industry News
Definitive access control solutions

Definitive access control solutions

It can be challenging deciding on the best solution to prevent unauthorised access to areas and driveways, especially in areas with limited below ground depth, or where it is paramount the emergency services can gain access easily...

 

Categories Bollards, Security
Painted Bollards in Winchester Square

Painted Bollards in Winchester Square

The Art of Bollardsis an ongoing project, injecting colour into the heart of Winchester. The project involves the painting of bollards in the area to reflect the culture and individuality of the historic city centre...

Categories Bollards, Case Studies
Product range focus: Stirling Range

Product range focus: Stirling Range

This week's product range series looks at the Stirling range. The Stirling Range is a modern street furniture range utilising the benefits of galvanised steel. The economical range is simple in style...

Categories Bollards, Cycle Parking, Seating and Benches
Product range focus: Zenith Range

Product range focus: Zenith Range

This is the start of a series of posts over the next few weeks highlighting Furnitubes' co-ordinated street furniture ranges. Selecting street furniture items from a product range makes it easier to select products...

Categories Bollards, Cycle Parking, Seating and Benches, Litter Bins, Signage
Highway Traffic Solutions

Highway Traffic Solutions

In order to prevent accidents occurring on the roads it is important that the public are aware of specific highway instructions in different areas.....

Categories Bollards, Signage, Illuminated Products
How to provide access to utilities in town centres

How to provide access to utilities in town centres

As days get darker, and with the winter months looming, we often see an increase in town centres, markets, shopping centres hosting outdoor stalls and events. Power bollards, also known as service bollards, are an ideal way to power such stalls and events...

Categories Bollards
Sustainable road & landscape protection

Sustainable road & landscape protection

If you are looking for an sustainable and environmentally friendly way to restrict vehicles and protect landscpaes, timber bollards are an ideal solution. Timber bollards are a not only a sustainable choice but they are also economical ...

Categories Bollards
NEW Kerb Bollard for pavement protection

NEW Kerb Bollard for pavement protection

Furnitubes have just launched a new addition to their exclusive Bell® Bollard range. The NEW BELL600 Bollard has been designed to be installed along the kerb line, providing pavement protection from lorrys and cars...

Categories New Products, Bollards
Back to School Street Furniture!

Back to School Street Furniture!

With the Autumn term just around the corner, it's not too late to ensure your education establishment is ready for the new school term. Furnitubes supply a range street furniture ideal for school, college or university improvement schemes...

Categories Bollards, Cycle Parking, Seating and Benches, Litter Bins, Shelters, Tree Protection
Can a bollard save lives?

Can a bollard save lives?

Is it possible for a bollard to save lives? Yes it is -  the Furnitubes Bell Bollard to be exact. This uniquely shaped bollard is the original and only traffic bollard that can solve multiple traffic management problems and is proven to save lives...

Categories Bollards
Material Spotlight: Recycled Plastic

Material Spotlight: Recycled Plastic

Under the material spotlight this week is recycled plastic. Recycled plastic products are a great choice for landscapes and schemes. Formed from high quality selected recovered plastics, they are an environmentally friendly alternative to timber...

Categories Bollards, Seating and Benches, Tree Protection
Material Spotlight - Cast Iron

Material Spotlight - Cast Iron

Today in the material spotlight series we are looking at the properties and benefits of cast iron street furniture. Cast iron is an old yet still popular choice for street furniture, offering high tensile strength...

Categories Bollards, Cycle Parking, Railings, Seating and Benches, Litter Bins, Signage, Tree Protection, Security
New Bollard Sleeves from Furnitubes

New Bollard Sleeves from Furnitubes

Furnitubes now offer bollard sleeves and bollard covers. Bollard sleeves and bollard covers are ideal for the following situations...

Categories New Products, Bollards, Security
Material spotlight - Steel

Material spotlight - Steel

Welcome to the material spotlight series. Today we will be discussing the features and benefits of steel for street furniture items. Steel, an alloy of iron and carbon, is extremely strong and hardwearing. It is versatile and also recyclable, making it a great environmental choice...

Categories Bollards, Cigarette Bins, Cycle Parking, Railings
Visit us at Counter Terror Expo 25-26th April

Visit us at Counter Terror Expo 25-26th April

Furnitubes are exhibiting at Counter Terror Expo which takes place in The Grand Hall at Olympia, West Kensington, London from the 25-26th April...

Categories New Products, Bollards, Illuminated Products, Company News
Furnitubes help M&S to open its most eco-friendly store in the UK

Furnitubes help M&S to open its most eco-friendly store in the UK

Furnitubes are constantly investigating innovate ways to provide sustainable, environmentally friendly solutions to reduce the environmental impact of schemes, as shown recently to their unique Mesh (Gabion) bollards supplied to M&S eco-store, Sheffield...

Categories New Products, Bollards, Security, Case Studies

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