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Chobham Academy - Retractable Seating Sports Bench
PROJECT OVERVIEW Chobham academy required a flexible seating solution to enable their theatre to be used as multi- purpose space. With performances, rehearsals and lessons taking place in the hall a seating system that could be quickly closed away at the touch of a button was a key requirement...
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UNIVERSITY OF KENT - THE COLYER-FERGUSSON MUSIC BUILDING
PROJECT OVERVIEW The bespoke hall was designed to be a purpose-built, flexible performance space that can accommodate a wide range of musical activities. SOLUTION The two banks of retractable seating were designed to allow the hall to be able to accommodate everything from intimate chamber rec...
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ØVRE EIKER KOMMUNE, NORWAY
PROJECT OVERVIEW Øvre Eiker is situated in the Eastern part of Norway and the area is well known as a cultural hub hosting a variety of activities, from popular community initiatives to professional art and culture events. The Øvre Eiker municipality buildings and library offer a multi-functio...
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NORTHAMPTON SCHOOL FOR GIRLS
PROJECT OVERVIEW Hussey Seatway were asked to design and manufacture a custom Retractable Seating system to meet the schools' specific requirements. SOLUTION As part of the redevelopment, Hussey Seatway were chosen to provide new Retractable and Fixed seating for the Theatre, in total 630 Art...
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JAO TSUNG-I ACADEMY, HONG KONG
PROJECT OVERVIEW The Jao Tsung-I Academy was developed by the Hong Kong Institute for Promotion of Chinese Culture. The former Lai Chi Kok Hospital, a Grade III historic building, was transformed into a dynamic complex for promoting cultural activities. The site reconstruction included landsca...
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ROBIN HOWARD DANCE THEATRE - THE PLACE THEATRE
PROJECT OVERVIEW At the heart of The Place is the Robin Howard Dance Theatre, a venue which offers an intimate setting for dance and currently plays host to over 200 performances a year. SOLUTION After intensive design meetings we developed a scheme that would ultimately provide a bespoke seat...
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UNIVERSITY OF BATH
PROJECT OVERVIEW Build a seating system for the university which was a flexible and durable bleacher seating system that would meet the venues changing audience requirements. SOLUTION Over a two phase period Hussey Seatway have successfully installed 1800 Courtside bench seats on Maxam retrac...
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EBERT ROOM, GLYNDEBOURNE OPERA HOUSE
PROJECT OVERVIEW When Glyndebourne Opera House took the decision to develop the Ebert Room into a performance and rehearsal space they set an interesting but very demanding brief. SOLUTION Hussey Seatway Ltd won the bid and because of the complexity of the design brief every component was cus...
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YARM SCHOOL
PROJECT OVERVIEW The schools objective was to achieve unique, state of the art performance theatre and integral to this was the incorporation of retractable and fixed seating. SOLUTION Hussey Seatway successfully installed 400 seat places on an electronically operated retractable seating syst...
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UNIVERSITY OF THE ARTS, LONDON
PROJECT OVERVIEW Seating needed to be extremely flexible, comfortable, intimate and that would accommodate in excess of 300 people. The seating on the balcony also had specific requirements, not only did they need to be removable but also needed to either face the stage or directly forward for...
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NEW YORK UNIVERSITY
Hussey Seatway were delighted to recently complete a very bespoke project at New York University, USA. In collaboration with our dealer Bob Keller at Nickerson Corporation the university chose the Hussey Seatway TP Retractable Seating platform with a Gallery 3 chair. The chair was upholstere...
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GIDEON HAUSNER JEWISH DAY SCHOOL, CA, USA
PROJECT OVERVIEW With rapid growth, Gideon Hausner had a desperate need to expand their facilities. The lack of gymnasium/theater space prevented the school from hosting their own home games and productions. SOLUTION The platforms feature self-storing side rails and removable front rails, both...
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FELTONFLEET SCHOOL
PROJECT OVERVIEW The school recently undertook the construction of a new performing arts centre. An integral part of their vision for the multipurpose studio was to incorporate a retractable seating system that featured a high end appearance whilst also offering flexibility. SOLUTION We design...
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THE ENGLISH SCHOOL, KUWAIT
PROJECT OVERVIEW To supply a Retractable Seating System that would provide the school with the upmost flexibility and enable them to host an array of different events. SOLUTION Hussey Seatway were selected to design and manufacture a Retractable Seating unit for the school. The Retractable Sea...
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VINEHALL SCHOOL
PROJECT OVERVIEW The school recently undertook a complete refurbishment of their theatre. An integral part of their vision for their multipurpose arts studio was to incorporate a fixed seating solution that offered a high level of ergonomic performance whilst also offering an elegant design gi...
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Library of Birmingham
PROJECT OVERVIEW New 300-seat studio theatre with custom retractable seating system. SOLUTION Many bespoke features including: ‘Row zero’ chairs featuring two stabilising wheels, allowing sections of seats to easily be removed. American Black Walnut veneered fascia boards to allow the closed...
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Bideford College
PROJECT OVERVIEW The requirement was for three different areas to be fitted with foldaway bleacher seating - the main hall, sports hall and drama theatre. Hussey Seatway was chosen after a rigorous selection process to design and install the required retractable seating systems. SOLUTION In...