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ASF Hawick Cast iron Posts
The site engineers approached ASF to develop a specialised quayside post and rail system that has a straight post on the inland side of the riverside path and a curved quayside profile on the waterside. Critically the base and top of the curved post had to be on the same vertical plain, thus n...
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Exmouth Beach Stainless Steel Handrailing
ASF used the Exmouth Stainless Steel Post and Rail system to manufacture bespoke handrailing for the new handrail installations at Exmouth Beach. Manufactured in marine grade 316 stainless steel and finished bright polished to avoid discoloration, each of the 12 stepped areas required individu...
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ASF 5000 Bollard with Bespoke Enamelled Paintwork - Rusholme
This is an ongoing product for the Rusholme area that ASF have been manufacturing for over 15 years. They already stylish ASF 5000 triangular stainless steel bollard has on it's tall face an etched and enamelled design that makes this product that little bit better than the rest!
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ASF Bespoke Machined Top Stainless Steel Bollards, Glasgow
ASF manufactured these bespoke stainless steel bollards for Glasgow City Centre. Manufactured from a solid stainless steel bar, these bollards are a lot more resilient than their lean profile would suggest.
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ASF Boston Load Bearing Trough Bollards, Liverpool Football Club
ASF were already supplying the ASF 5002 bollard to this site with an internal heavy duty steel core to make them ram raid resiatent, when we were asked about bollards that would fold into a trough below ground level. These were for the players entrance and would need to sustain a lot of traffi...
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ASF Quayside 3 Rail Post and Rail, Southport
ASF were chosen to supply the 3 rail quayside post for the Marine Lake reserve in Southport, and area of waterside walks, gardens and leisure activities.
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ASF Balmoral Post and Panel with Top Rail, Keighley Town Centre
ASF supplied extensive runs of Balmoral Post and Panel with Top rails for this town centre development. Balmoral posts feature decorative shallow pyramid rail knuckles and an acorn ball finial, which frame the more utilitarian guardrail type railing panels giving the whole job a more architec...
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ASF Bespoke Bronze Street Furniture, Crowle Market Square
ASF worked closely with the architect to develop a 'whole material solution' for what started as an open spec project. The brief was to produce a single material and very high quality street furniture package that complimented but did not dominate the market square. It was decided that LG2 Alu...
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ASF Max Pave Tree Grille, University of Manchester
ASF Max Pave Tree Grilles are a paving infill tree grille, available in any size with any amount of trays. Usually manufactured in heavy duty mild steel and finished galvanised, they are also available in stainless steel
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ASF 128 Bollard / Step Unit Handrail
ASF's 128 pattern cast iron bollard was used in this project as the post for a bespoke step unit. One side of the steps was fixed to a set of railings (also by ASF) by a core fixing directly to the bollard upright. The handrails themselves were bespoke manufactured mild steel, galvanised rails...
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Wind in the Willows Project - Whittle Brook
ASF worked with artist Bernadette Hughes to develop these spectacular products. Highly decorative laser profiled panels were used to make seats, litter bins and signage. The detailed profiles themselves were manufactured in stainless steel plate and then powder coated, to retain the intricate ...
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ASF Morrisons Logo Bollard and Railings
ASF have for decades been supplying the supermarket chain Morrisons with a host of external furniture and fittings. From the very beginning ASF were specified as manufacturers for the M Logo Cast Iron Bollards, still in use today on their heritage stores. In this example the bollards were conv...
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ASF Bespoke Waterfront Railings, Birkenhead
This long run of railings brought with it a number of manufacturing challenges and techniques. They needed to be curved in profile so they form a quayside post, curving and leaning inwards so they do not make a 'natural ladder' beside the water. The panels themselves are manufactured in mild s...
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Bike Shaped Cycle Stands, Halfords
ASF have been manufacturing and supplying these cycle stands to Halfords stores since 2013. Manufactured in stainless steel and finished either polished or painted, these stylish bike stands look great and are long lasting and low maintenance. Because ASF use stainless steel as a base metal o...
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ASF Bespoke Corten Planter / Seat
ASF Manufactured this large planter and seat from corten steel. The structure of the planter is 100% corten, manufactured as modular sections that were transported to site in sections and simply put together in situ. The seat area is a lowered platform alongside a running edge of the planter w...
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ASF Stowe Balustrade Railings, Great Portland Street, London
These railings were used on a roof terrace and lower floor balcony area. On the roof section the standard root fixed version was used, and a bespoke side mounted version manufactured for the lower floor balcony. These posts were cast in ductile SG iron to that they met and surpassed all loadin...
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ASF Bespoke Bronze Tree Grilles, NOMA, Manchester
Drawings of these decorative grilles were supplied to ASF as proposed designs. ASF then specified these up including all manufacturing techniques and grade of bronze. Grilles were waterjet profiled and mounted on ladder frames, with a hidden steel support plate beneath to support the malleable...
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ASF Art Deco Stainless Steel Railings, Bradford Town Hall
ASF were approached by Bradford Council with drawings of a complicated art deco railing design. ASF worked to these drawings to produce a fully fabricated, fully welded set of railings for the area around Bradford Town Hall. The railings are manufactured in large section, heavy duty marine gra...
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ASF Ground Compass, Leeds Station / Brewery Wharf
ASF manufactured this large cast iron ground compass as a feature piece for the new South Entrance and Waterside Development at Leeds Station/Brewery Wharf. It required 17 individual patterns to be made, so the 17 castings from that would build up and make the complete disc of the ground compa...
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ASF 5006 Stainless Steel Hand Railing, Bradford Library
A hugely popular handrail design that ASF have supplied to projects in many locations. The full sized bollards that are used as post uprights give a sense of solidity and permanence, whilst the mitred top gives them just enough of a decorative nature to lift the product beyond a simple post an...
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Reproduction Victorian Posts, Roker Pier, Sunderland
ASF were approached with a well weathered post dating back to the mid 1880's with the hope that we could use this post to reproduce the originals. Resins and moulds were taken from this post and a new pattern produced, from which over 600 individual posts were cast and used in the renovation o...
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ASF 5008 Guardrail
An impressive version pedestrian guardrail using the machine topped ASF 5008 bollard as posts, and solid bar stainless steel vertical infill panels to create the guardrail. This system is made to order, and as such can be set up to host any combination of post and panel or hand railing. Contr...
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Cleggford Bridge Parapet Refurbishment
Part of an 1885 Ashlar Dressed Bridge widening and strengthening scheme, the listed Victorian Parapet required uplifting, repairing and refitting. ASF's unique position of having our own on site foundry, pattern shop, casting engineers and metallurgists meant we could complete this task using ...
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ASF Channel Fixed Glass Balustrade, Bradford Library
ASF had already manufactured and supplied stainless steel street furniture and the ASF 5006 hand rail system to the Bradford Library refurbishment project. We were approached to offer our channel fixed glass as infill panels for slate piers on the pedestrian walkway. Toughened glass panels wer...
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ASF Balmoral Parapet Panel Post, Salford Quays
The ASF Balmoral short panel post was used as a parapet railing for the top of a section of refurbished industrial walling alongside the Manchester Shipping Canal. The acorn finial and feature rail knuckles make a decorative and chunky post to house panels made with slightly oversize tube. The...
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Llanelli Seafront - Millennium Project
ASF were commissioned to help design a range of cast iron products for the Llanelli Millennium Park seafront and visually impressive viewing towers. ASF adapted the popular ASF 211 quayside post and centrifugally galvanised it, a process that offers a finish that is expected to last 50 years...
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Ruthin Art Trail
ASF were approached by artists Lucy Strachan and Fred Baier who had produced conceptual drawings of laser cut tree grilles. Alongside these drawings was a brief that the guards should fit with invisible fixings into the ASF 303 cast iron tree grille. ASF took these concepts forward and produce...