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Sandown Park Racecourse
As part of a multi-million pound refurbishment program to the Parade Ring, J & J Carter was tasked with designing, manufacturing and installing a canopy covering part of the stand area to increase the amount of covered areas for spectators surrounding the track. The structure was built as a 9...
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Sharp Lane Primary School
The completed structure provides a membrane design life of 20 years, with a steel frame design life in excess of 30 years. The PVDF/PVC/PES membrane has also been provided with J & J Carter’s standard 10 year warranty and is completely recyclable. The J & J Carter site team implemented additi...
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Royal Bank Of Trinidad And Tobago
J & J Carter were contracted by BCL Group (Beaver Construction), to design and build the 380m2 Double Layer Tensile Roof at RBTT Headquarters in St.Clair, Trinidad. Working in partnership with Architects Gillespie + Partners, J & J Carter designed the double layer tensile fabric roof to provi...
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Kings Mills Hospital - DTC Canopy
Located in Sutton-in-Ashfield, King’s Mill Hospital has been praised as a benchmark example of sustainable healthcare construction. The hospital called for an ambulance canopy for the diagnostics and treatment centre that would protect waiting patients and crews arriving at the hospital from...
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The Malls Basingstoke
The Malls, located in Basingstoke, is a key retail outlet in the town and has been given a major facelift via a £5 million council investment into its complete refurbishment as part of a ‘master plan’ for the whole of Basingstoke town centre. Saunders Architects conceived a Landmark Gateway E...
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Tarantara (1999) By Anish Kapoor
Tarantantara formed part of B4B, BALTIC’s pre-opening series of exhibitions and events. A site-specific installation by Anish Kapoor, Tarantara was commissioned specially for BALTIC before the construction of the new building began. Over 50m long and 25m wide, the work filled the shell of the ...
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Redhall Primary School
Contracted by Graham Construction on behalf of Edinburgh City Council to design and build two tensile canopies linking various departments within the new Redhall School complex. The school and gym buildings are of a highly contemporary design, with both being erected using a combination of tr...
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Blackbrook Tennis Centre
Due to high demand for tennis facilities in the area, it was necessary to expand the centre by increasing the number of indoor courts without incurring the costs of traditional brick building but maintaining the same quality playing conditions. It was essential that the structure met with all...
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Woodley Town Centre
The 90m2 hyperbolic paraboloid design canopy provides the new North End stage covering made from an architectural grade PVC coated polyester with a 10-year warranty. The fabric is a 900gsm DURASKIN by Verseidag with a tensile strength of 8 tonnes per metre. The CE certified steel supporting ...
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Beacon of Light - Sunderland
We were appointed to design, manufacture and install a 4000m2 tensile fabric roof for Sunderland's Beacon of Light. The Beacon, designed by Faulkner Brown Architects, stands six storeys high and occupy 12 acres of land – providing a vibrant and inspiring place to encourage children, young peo...
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Ai Weiwei - Liverpool Biennial
The artist Ai Weiwei is renowned for taking everyday, familiar objects and translating them into large scale iconic installation pieces. In this instance it was a chrystal chandelier spider on a web, complete with LED lighting along the web and spider. The 19 metre high structure needed to sp...
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The Mill House Hotel
J & J Carter were contracted by Loddon Hotel Ltd., owners of The Mill House Hotel to replace their existing marquee facility with a modern structure. The old marquee measuring 30 ft. x 75 ft. was a classic 1980’s aluminium clearspan marquee which was fine at the time it was installed; but not ...
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Lord Wandsworth College
Lord Wandsworth College was established in the early 1900's as private school and is set in 1200 acres of North Hampshire countryside. The architects were commissioned by the College to derive a solution to their age old problem of keeping children protected from the elements whilst waiting t...