Volunteers Rescue RNLI Lifeboat Station With Dura Grating Mini Mesh

October 9, 2013

Mersea Island is an unbridged tidal island lying just off the coast of Essex. It’s population of 6,500 includes four Dura Composites employees who wanted to help support the West Mersea Lifeboat Station. Its Atlantic 75 inshore lifeboat plays a vital role in protecting the large numbers of commercial and leisure craft that use the waters surrounding…

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Dura Composites Expertise in a Bag

September 24, 2013

Sometimes seeing and touching a product is necessary before you can commit. That’s why we have always offered product samples as part of our pre-sales service, so you can better understand the options available and sample our composites expertise. Take cladding as an example. We manufacture s standard range of colours and can send colour samples on request, incorporated with…

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Dura Deck & Dura Cladding Assessed By BREEAM As ‘Responsibly Sourced’

September 11, 2013

Having FSC © approval on composite decking or cladding products is more important than ever following the latest set of criteria issued by BRE. In August 2013, BRE issued an updated set of criteria for assessing responsible sourcing schemes within BREEAM 2011. This document recognises and encourages the specification of responsibly sourced materials for key building elements. To achieve points for…

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Delivering First Class Quality Surpassing Customer Expectations

August 27, 2013

Delivering first class quality products and installations whilst exceeding customer expectations. These are the goals we strive towards. We don’t always achieve them but it’s really good to have customers confirm it when we do! "While fitting out a Penthouse apartment on the Palm Jumeirah Dubai, I have had to deal with more than a dozen separate sub-contractors. I can…

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Dura Deck Composite Decking Wins Out Over Natural Wood Decking

August 23, 2013

More and more commercial and domestic customers are choosing Dura Deck composite decking in place of natural wood decking. The traditional wood appearance makes it an attractive alternative to natural wood applications including patios, terraces & balconies, walkways & boardwalk decking. Thomas Vale Construction chose Dura Deck Type 295 to provide a beautiful and low maintenance decking solution for…

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Hi-Tech Products Rate Our Fibreglass Grating and Handrails 10 Out Of 10

August 7, 2013

We aim to provide a first class product along with a first class service. To ensure we continue getting it right, we always ask for, and appreciate, feedback on how we have performed. Here’s a sterling example about our fibreglass grating and fibreglass handrails! Just writing to thank you for the grey Dura Grating and yellow Dura Handrailing supplied to…

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New composite ballast retention system keeps Network Rail on track

July 26, 2013

Following Network Rail’s approval of our new Ballast Retention System (BRS), it has been selected by several key Network Rail contractors including Amco, Osborne and Dyer & Butler.

Our Ballast Retention technology is helping engineers gain greater access to examine hidden critical parts of structures in order to undertake key safety checks and take intervention action where necessary.…

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Dura championed by PM to drive export growth – see Business Weekly journal article

April 29, 2013

Dura are delighted to be featured in the latest edition of the prestigious Business Weekly journal. Business weekly were keen to report on how Dura Composites had successfully commissioned  UKTI tools and services to drive export growth in the Middle East through a structured and deliberate approach. The article also reported how the Prime Minister chose to specifically champion Dura…

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Dura complete 5000 hours of UV testing to underline composite technology leadership status

April 25, 2013

As a leading developer of composite technology for the outdoors, Dura commissioned Materials Technology Ltd, specialists in UV simulation, to carry an unusually extensive UV testing regime to EN ISO 4892-2:2006 to provide crucial information about the long term performance of its innovative composite decking and cladding products.

Dura, known for its fibreglass floor grating as well…

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