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Case studies (8)

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Manchester One
This building which is now known as Manchester One was completed in 1962 and at that time its height of 80m made it one of the tallest buildings in the UK. As part of a £2m re-development of the 21 floors a new reception was created. Blinds were required to reduce heat and light gain in this ...
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170-bedroom airport hotel gets two blinds to every window
This new Hyatt Place hotel in Hayes serves travellers using Heathrow Airport. Created from an unprepossessing 1960s office block the hotel features 170 bedrooms, 24-hour restaurant facilities and meeting rooms. Dearnleys were contracted to provide shading systems to effectively control the li...
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Sports hall gets into gear with Astralux
A new extension to the sports facilities at Outwood Academy, Adwick, Doncaster saw the creation of a new sports hall and other facilities. Dearnleys have extensive experience in supplying and installing blinds to schools, colleges, and universities across the UK. See more here.
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671 new ventilation blinds at two new schools
Dearnleys recently installed 671 number blinds to two of the largest new schools in Humberside – Wolfreton School and Sixth Form College and Withernsea High School.
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Overheating library is no sweat for Dearnleys
Visitors to Horsforth Library in Leeds were having difficulty using the computers due to too much glare. In addition, in the summer the solar gain through the roof glazing was making the library uncomfortably hot. Dearnleys proposed the Astralux 6000 louvre blind system which is ideal for slo...
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Yet another university shaded by Astralux
The Clifton Campus at Nottingham Trent University has recently undergone a major investment programme to enhance the facilities for the 8,000 students who are based at this site. Part of this multi-million pound spend was the creation of The Pavilion, a space for students to meet and study wi...
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Carnegie Pavilion, Headingley
This £21m development created a world class media and players' facilities and teaching space all under one roof. Astralux blinds were used and as the glazing slopes outwards a cassetted zip system was specified. This clever roller blind has zips welded to the edge of the fabric which run in t...
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HSE Headquarters
Astralux Systems dealer, Pentel Contracts, were involved with the architect and contractor some two years before the first piece of ground was broken on site at the headquarters of the Health & Safety Executive. The Astralux 5000 tensioned roller blind system is a proven solution for atria in...