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Key considerations when placing railings and guardrails

Key considerations when placing railings and guardrails

Guardrails are designed to control the flow, and improve the safety of pedestrians and cyclists, and also to visually assist in keeping vehicles off footways, discourage parking, and generally separate pedestrians from vehicular traffic.

The key to success for railings and guardrails is a detailed assessment of their placement, where the risks must be carefully weighed up against their protective qualities.

Gabions – a history of changing landscapes

Gabions – a history of changing landscapes

The use of gabions in outdoor spaces is nothing new, having served a number of purposes through history. Originally made of wicker, some of the earliest reported uses are of the Ancient Egyptians utilising these cages to protect the banks of the River Nile.

Today, whilst they continue to be used for many of the same purposes, their appeal has grown....

Tails are wagging for the Zenith seat

Tails are wagging for the Zenith seat

Our popular Zenith bench seat features in TV advert for O2 priority.

Categories Company News
Day 1 In the pink at CDW

Day 1 In the pink at CDW

It was a busy first day at CDW on Tuesday, where we welcomed clients new and old...

Categories Company News, Industry News
Furnitubes at Clerkenwell Design Week

Furnitubes at Clerkenwell Design Week

Furnitubes will be making its debut at this year’s Clerkenwell Design Week taking place on 19th – 21st May 2015. 

Categories Company News, Industry News
Furnitubes on the move

Furnitubes on the move

Furnitubes website is now mobile and tablet responsive...

Categories Website, Company News
‘Is interchangeable furniture the future for adaptable outdoor spaces?’

‘Is interchangeable furniture the future for adaptable outdoor spaces?’

Interchangeable furniture is based around a series of standard ‘mix and match’ components, or ‘elements’, that offer you the maximum choice of styles, sizes, materials and features when designing outdoor spaces. The main benefit of this approach is that with many 1000s of possible combinations, your selection is tailored specifically to suit your site and the end product is likely to be a truly unique solution.

Categories Seating and Benches
New Transit Seating Range

New Transit Seating Range

The NEW Transit seating range from Furnitubes is ideal for transport hubs and interchanges and other busy public realm enviroments...

Categories New Products, Seating and Benches
What can outdoor furniture contribute to your car park design?

What can outdoor furniture contribute to your car park design?

In busy car parks such as those outside large supermarkets, protecting pedestrians from the high volume of vehicles is vital. This is why outdoor furniture is necessary – to provide a safe environment for public use. This can be achieved in the following ways:

Well-placed bin provision reduces litter on our streets

Well-placed bin provision reduces litter on our streets

Litter is a huge problem in many areas, particularly on our residential and town centre streets. Despite warnings and the treat of fines for littering, people continue to drop litter, especially fast food packaging. Strategic placement of litter bins in areas where litter is an issue enables the public to dispose of their rubbish easily.


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