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Writable Dividing Walls for Global Bank’s UK Offices
Aiming to maximise space at Bank of America's UK offices, Style was contracted to work with TP Bennett and contractor Amspec, to design a partitioning solution that would allow the meeting rooms to be used more flexibly, and encourage collaborative working practices. Two Dorma Hüppe Variflex,...
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Breath-taking Stepped Divide for University Auditorium
Newcastle University’s Frederick Douglass Centre is a £34 million flagship teaching facility. Seating in the impressive stepped auditorium is maximised thanks to Style’s installation of a world-first, bespoke set of moveable wall systems, dividing the room into two separate lecture halls, sea...
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Style’s New London Showroom Launch a Huge Success
Over 300 architects, specifiers, contractors and clients recently enjoyed the official launch party of Style’s impressive new London showroom. A market leader in operable wall solutions and the exclusive UK partner to Dorma Hüppe, Skyfold and SWG, Style welcomed the prestigious guest list wit...
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21st Century Church Specifies Adaptable Space
St Rollox church of Glasgow recently moved into a brand new, £2.5m community hub, with vibrant design and space flexibility at its heart. Partitioning experts Style was specified to install two semi-automatic moveable walls, allowing the main worship area to be opened out for large services ...
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Motoring Ahead
After a £2m refurbishment programme, the British Motor Museum recently opened its stunning new hospitality and event facility. A showcase area, the Sky Suite boasts magnificent panoramic views over the Warwickshire countryside. Delivering flexibility to the suite, partitioning expert Style,...
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A Healthy Investment from Style
Saffron Health medical centre has successfully created highly adaptable space where doctors, nurses and other staff can run meetings and training sessions. Working with P&HS Architects and Wildgoose Construction, partitioning experts Style installed two manually operated Dorma Hüppe Varifle...
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Retire with Style
The ground floor of an up-market McCarthy and Stone retirement village has been cleverly divided using a Stylefold 120 manual folding wall, allowing staff to quickly adapt the room to create a wellness area and dining facility, or a single large function room. Partitioning experts Style recomm...
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High Fidelity!
Providers of world class investment solutions, Fidelity International recently moved to newly refurbished London offices. Style was contracted to deliver flexible space to the meeting areas, installing four fully automatic Skyfold moveable walls finished in a stunning Kvadrat Floyd fabric. Hou...
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Ingenious Flexible Space Design from Style
Drawing on over 20 years of experience installing operable walls, Style was recently challenged to come up with a solution to divide a large meeting area, despite there being no suitable structure in the ceiling to utilise as a fixing point. After some lateral thinking and close communication...
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Style Offers Expert Partitioning Advice to School - Highcliffe School
Highcliffe School in Dorset originally requested a visit from Style’s service and repair team, to offer advice regarding a moveable wall that was no longer functioning. Having carried out extensive inspection and testing, Style’s technicians concluded that it was beyond repair and that the be...
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Style Offers Expert Partitioning Advice to School - Wolvercote Primary School
Wolvercote Primary School, Oxfordshire, first contracted Style to install a folding wall in a classroom in 2015. This proved so useful that when the need arose again, the teaching staff insisted on the same product. Working with architect SixPC and contractor Wensley Group, Style’s team recom...
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New School Hall Wall
The main hall at Bohunt, a state-of-the-art secondary school in Wokingham, benefits from superbly adaptable space thanks to a contemporary DORMA Hüppe Variflex operable wall, installed by UK supplier, Style. Meeting the demand for a system with a particularly narrow stacking solution, the Var...
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University Prioritises Space Adaptability
Working with a number of architects and contractors, Style delivered flexible space solutions in the business school, nursing hub and performing arts centre located in a multi-million-pound development at the University of Gloucestershire. Contemporary Dorma Hüppe moveable wall systems allow l...
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New School Hall Wall
The main hall at Bohunt, a state-of-the-art secondary school in Wokingham, benefits from superbly adaptable space thanks to a contemporary DORMA Hüppe Variflex operable wall, installed by UK supplier, Style. Meeting the demand for a system with a particularly narrow stacking solution, the Var...
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Demand for Automatic Walls Goes Through the Roof!
According to leading moveable wall specialist Style, demand for automatic moveable wall systems from architects, specifiers, contractors and end-user clients has almost quadrupled in the last 10 years. Reflecting a strong shift towards the automation of flexible space electrically-powered sys...
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DORMA HüPPE TARGETS EDUCATION SECTOR
Over the last 12 months, partitioning experts Style, sole UK distributor for Dorma Hüppe, has seen a noticeable increase in demand for glass partitions from within the education sector. Combining transparency with exceptional acoustic privacy, glass systems create bright, open spaces which ca...
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Style Upgrades Law Firm’s Partitions Again
Style first installed DORMA moveable walls at global law firm, Mayer Brown, back in 2007, soon after announcing its exclusive UK partnership with DORMA. After 12 years, Mayer Brown decided to update its flexible space with the latest operable wall technology. Working with MCM Architecture, a...
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Rooms Hidden Behind a Wall of Mirrors
Offering a futuristic office environment, Vedanta Resources Ltd, the global mining and metals company, has totally re-vamped their London HQ. Helping transform the offices, partitioning experts Style added flexibility to the space with a combination of advanced operable wall systems. Two 54...
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Banqueting Hall Optimises Space
Moveable walls are a vital resource for the hospitality sector as they immediately enable businesses to increase revenue by using the same space for more events. Clearly demonstrating how a partitioning system can offer an excellent return on investment, Crown Banqueting, a lavish Asian weddi...
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Style Delivers Flexible Training Space with Innovative Partitioning Solution
An innovative technical training centre, iMet provides high-level skills solutions for the built environment, manufacturing and technology sectors. This new facility offers intensely flexible space thanks to a number of advanced moveable wall systems, installed by Style, allowing staff to rapi...
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Midland’s School Maximises Teaching Space
Working directly with St. Jude’s Academy in Wolverhampton, leading operable wall specialist Style installed a moveable wall to separate a dual-purpose classroom. Dramatically improving the use of space, the sliding partitioning system allows teachers the flexibility to quickly reconfigure the...
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Limited Space Solutions from Style
With floor space at a premium, partitioning expert Style strives to deliver solutions that minimise space needed to create an effective room divide. For example, the fully-automatic Skyfold Zenith is stored out of sight in the ceiling cavity. At the touch of a button it slides down as almost...
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STYLE MOVES INTO NEW LONDON PARTITIONING SHOWROOM
Style is delighted to announce the opening of its brand new London showroom, showcasing the very latest in moveable wall systems. Conveniently located a short walk from Old Street Tube Station, anyone can request to visit to discuss projects and spend time with one of Style’s partitioning spec...
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LAUNCH OF FUNCTIONAL PARTITIONING WEBSITE FROM STYLE
Leading moveable wall specialist, Style Partitions, has launched a new website aimed at architects, specifiers, contractors and end user clients. The new site features a whole range of benefits including the ability to view case studies by industry sector, watch videos of moveable walls in act...
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Schroders Utilises Skyfold for Sustainable Office Development
Schroders’ modern new headquarters at 1 London Wall Place provides an innovative and collaborative working environment for 2,500 employees based in the City. Adding flexibility to the meeting rooms and auditorium area, partitioning expert Style recommended installing seven, high-end Skyfold C...
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FIVE SKYFOLD WALLS SHOWCASED AT SWEDISH EXHIBITION CENTRE
A stunning project, the Gothia Towers Exhibition Centre in Sweden benefits from the installation of five, state-of-the-art, fully automatic, Skyfold vertical-rising partitioning walls. Dividing the cavernous space, the row of Skyfold walls can be individually lowered at the press of a button,...
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CRITTALL-EFFECT GLAZING FOR RESIDENTIAL MOVEABLE WALL - VII
A modern, high-end apartment building in Newcastle, the Forge combines apartment living with vibrant communal areas for the like-minded residents to enjoy. Style was contracted to create a flexible meeting area in the spacious club lounge, where tenants can gather to socialise or for work. T...
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Style Enhances Staff Wellbeing with Flexible Space
Global engineering consultancy, WSP, recently relocated 850 Manchester-based staff to new offices situated in the prestigious, No8 First Street building. The refurbished office space focuses on the wellbeing of employees, creating relaxing spaces where they can unwind and spend time with coll...
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Skyfold Wall Divides Top University Laboratory
As part of an extensive refurbishment at the School of Biomedical Sciences, Newcastle University, Style installed the unique Skyfold dividing wall system, delivering fast and effective flexible room configuration to laboratory teaching facilities. Skyfold is a fully automatic, acoustic moveab...
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When was your partitioning wall last serviced?
Many educational establishments now benefit from one or more partitioning wall systems, delivering flexibility to available space by allowing smaller classrooms to be quickly created, as required. As with any product, the lifespan of a moveable wall can be dramatically extended with routine s...
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It's Child's Play!
Delivering privacy between the design office and meeting room of leading toy and games specialist, John Adams, Style has installed a chic moveable wall system that combines three glass panels with a single solid panel and solid inset pass door. The DORMA semi-automatic sliding partition allow...
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EXTENSIVE ROOM FLEXIBILITY AT LEADING UNIVERSITY
Designed throughout for adaptability, space at the new Emily Wilding Davison building, Royal Holloway University, benefits from the installation of numerous moveable wall systems. Partitioning experts Style, worked closely with contractor, Geoffrey Osbourne, and Associated Architects to assis...
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SILVERSTONE PARTITIONS SUPPORTED BY STYLE
During the recent hosting of the Formula 1 Grand Prix at Silverstone, partitioning experts from Style were requested to be on hand at a prestigious hospitality venue, ensuring a crucial moveable wall system that divides the main room into private spaces for the world’s sporting press, operated...
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MOVEABLE WALL COMBINATION DELIVERS FLEXIBILITY AND PANACHE
Located in the prestigious No.1 St Peters Square development, the offices of international business law firm, Addleshaw Goddard, benefit from the addition of three hi-tech moveable partitioning walls installed by Style. Two semi-automatic DORMA moveable walls combine with a fully automatic Sk...
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GLOBAL BANK SPECIFIES STYLE TO DIVIDE SPACIOUS NEW OFFICES
Capital One, a top UK credit card provider, recently relocated their London offices to the White Collar Factory, a state-of-the art development in Old Street. A showcase for modern working practices, partitioning experts Style worked with architects, HLW International LLP, and contractor, BW ...
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MEDITATORS ENJOY PEACEFUL PRIVACY THANKS TO DORMA PARTITION
Style was recently contracted to design and install a creative moveable wall system to divide the main space at the Kadampa Meditation Centre in London. Allowing different groups to enjoy this quiet haven in privacy, the DORMA Moveo glass partitioning wall delivers an incredible 50dB Rw acous...
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STYLE RESURRECTS 50YR OLD MOVEABLE WALL
Style’s UK-wide aftercare and service team has come to the rescue of a Midlands school whose moveable wall hadn’t been working for a number of years. At 50 years old, and made from timber, the school’s concern was that it would have to be replaced. But Style’s technicians diagnosed that the p...
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STYLE’S PARTNERSHIP WITH SUNESIS GROWS
Since 2010, Sunesis has successfully delivered 18,000+ school places with every project receiving high customer satisfaction scores. A joint venture between Lungfish Architects and Willmott Dixon, Sunesis offers school buildings using a tried and tested process. Clients choose a building mod...
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PARISH HALL PARTITIONING FROM STYLE
A new, multi-purpose parish hall in Loughborough, offers the community exceptionally flexible space thanks to the inclusion of three separate moveable walls, installed by partitioning experts Style. By dividing the different areas of the hall to match changing user requirements, revenue from h...
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HOLIDAY INN FUNCTION SPACE TRANSFORMED WITH STYLE
As part of a £2.4m transformation, Style was contracted to deliver flexibility to the ground floor meeting rooms of the Corby Holiday Inn, enabling the space to be quickly adapted to accommodate different functions and therefore maximise revenues. Working with CBP Architects directly with Hol...
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IMPERIAL COLLEGE LAB BENEFITS FROM STYLE’S MOVEABLE WALL SYSTEM
The Enterprise Lab at Imperial College, London, benefits from the installation of a DORMA Variflex moveable wall system, allowing the room to be divided into a breakout area and workspace. Partitioning experts, Style was closely involved during the design stage of this project as the basement ...
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ADOBE’S CREATIVE OFFICE SPACE SOLUTION FROM STYLE
Creating a fluid environment to encourage collaborative working, partitioning experts Style, designed and delivered a unique and highly innovative ‘working wall’ solution for Adobe’s new offices in the landmark White Collar Factory building, Shoreditch. The cluster of individual sliding and p...
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A MOVEABLE BOARDROOM DIVIDE
Providing an aesthetically impressive divide that is also intensely practical, Style has installed a DORMA Moveo operable wall system in the boardroom of major fund advisor, Dimensional. With 55dB acoustics this semi-automatic moveable wall offers exceptional privacy when closed, allowing con...
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Skyfold Is A Great Fit In Scotland's Engine Shed
Recently opened, the Engine Shed is Scotland’s dedicated building conservation centre, based in Stirling. Working with contractor, ESH Border and architect Reiach & Hall, Style Scotland installed a Skyfold operable wall to quickly separate the exhibition space from the auditorium, allowing ed...
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Super-sized Skyfold Offers University Maximum Flexibility
Style has installed one of the UK’s largest Skyfold vertical-rising partitioning walls, delivering an exceptional acoustic divide to the new Sir Kenneth Wheare Hall, Oxford Brookes University. Just under 19m wide and with a clear opening height of 7m, the fully automatic moveable wall is hous...
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Style Prioritises Service and Aftercare of Moveable Wall Systems
Helping ensure the ongoing safe and reliable operation of any moveable wall system, as well as protecting the acoustic performance, Style has responded to a growing need for scheduled maintenance and repairs by appointing a new service and aftercare director. Sjors Kuijs joins Style from thys...
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STYLE DIVIDES PHARMACEUTICAL GIANT
Creating highly adaptable working space, Style has installed four Dorma moveable wall systems to the Berkshire offices of a world leading multinational pharmaceutical and life sciences company. The semi-automatic partitions can be used to quickly divide a laboratory learning facility as well ...
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EVENT SPACE EXPERTS SPECIFY STYLE AGAIN
Partitioning specialist Style, recently installed a comprehensive solution for another etc.venues event facility in Piccadilly, Manchester. This is the eighth time Style has worked with etc.venues and Synergy architects, having previously developed partitioning wall systems for seven prestigi...
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A FIRST FOR AUTOMATIC PARTITIONING
Recently refurbished, Vodafone’s Manchester office is the first building in the UK to combine two electric moveable walls, delivering an entirely automated system for dividing room space. Working with architects, CMI Workplace and main contractor, Overbury, Style was specified to install a f...
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LUXURY HOTEL DIVIDES SPACE WITH STYLE
For many hotels, adaptable space is key to maximising revenue from hiring out of function rooms. Recognising this, Rushton Hall, a magnificent Grade I listed country house hotel in the Midlands, contracted Style to add flexibility to the newly refurbished Library and main function rooms, allo...
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Evelyn Grace Academy Case Study reflecting a typical education project undertaken and completed by Style using the Dorma Moveo and Variflex products
Acoustic Boards were used to assist with the reverberation within the main hall and assist with the overall acoustic performance.
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Skyfold vertically rising acoustic folding walls used with new hotel in central Birmingham offering ease of operation and excellent sound performance
Skyfold rises vertically within the ceilng offering valuable floor space saving and operation by simply turning a key.