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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.

Using furniture in a dynamic way can help make the best use of outdoor spaces

Using furniture in a dynamic way can help make the best use of outdoor spaces

Outdoor furniture doesn’t need to be standard or boring. In fact, dynamic furniture can even add practical benefits as well as an interesting appearance. A combination of pieces could make up the requirements for the area, or a single piece of furniture could even add to the aesthetics of the surroundings.

How street furniture contributes to a safe and practical neighbourhood

How street furniture contributes to a safe and practical neighbourhood

The use of street furniture in any residential development contributes to the character, appearance and the safety of the area. There are many elements which come together to make an overall more pleasant living space, whether it is a large community project, a small neighbourhood or a just an individual block of flats.

The role of street furniture in improving public transport

The role of street furniture in improving public transport

Street furniture plays a distinct role in building the aesthetics surrounding areas of public transport. Railways and other transport interchanges such as bus stops contain furniture that both adds to the appearance of the area and has a practical function. Street furniture can be the element which brings new life to rail, bus cycle and road networks across the UK.

What difference can street furniture make to hospitals?

What difference can street furniture make to hospitals?

Hospitals are not always the most pleasant places to be. For patients and visitors, an outside space, whether it’s a garden or the area outside of the hospital building, can be a haven. Making this space look nice and provide a comfortable place for patients, staff and visitors is important to improving the overall ethos and atmosphere of the hospital.

Back to school! Which outdoor furniture is ideal for the playground?

Back to school! Which outdoor furniture is ideal for the playground?

What do you think of when you think of the school playground? Whatever you’re imagining, there are some essentials which are important for the playground to function as it does. There are a few features which are a necessity within an outside educational setting serving a practical purpose and keeping the outside space pleasant and enjoyable.

The Importance of Guardrails for Pedestrian Safety in Busy Cities

The Importance of Guardrails for Pedestrian Safety in Busy Cities

In busy towns and cities, railings are an effective measure to protect pedestrians from the dangers of traffic, or features of buildings such as steps. Guardrails specifically create a safety barrier between motorists and pedestrians, as well as for abrupt changes in elevation or to mark the edge of a road or pathway.

Choosing furniture for your local park

Choosing furniture for your local park

When you think of your local park, what do you imagine? Perhaps some swings and slides. But what about the other important elements of the playground? No playground is complete without some simple picnic tables, litter bins, and benches for parents to sit down and take a rest. It’s all about a balance of aesthetics and practical use…

Could Street Furniture Save The High Street?

Could Street Furniture Save The High Street?

Between January and September last year, 964 town centre stores were closed across the UK. This exceeds the figure for the previous year, which was 60% lower. The largest drop was for clothing shops, compared to the rising number of betting shops thriving in the decline of the high street. It wasn’t only retail which fell but also the number of pawnbrokers and travel agents across the nation.


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