Radical Composite ‘DURA PLATFORM’ Reduces Install Time and Improves Stepping Distance at Elephant & Castle, London

January 19, 2015

Platform 4 at London’s Elephant & Castle station was treated to a new fibreglass Dura Platform passenger walkway deck system this year, drastically improving the passenger experience and improving safety by reducing stepping distances from platform to train. The biggest challenge for any platform replacement or refurbishment is to carry out works without causing major passenger disruption and sticking to…

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Limehouse Basin Gets Latest Pontoon Decking System

December 9, 2014

Limehouse Basin Marina is located in central London between the City of London and Canary Wharf, connecting the River Lee (via the Limehouse Cut), the Regents Canal and the River Thames. The 90 berth marina, owned by British Waterways Marinas, are replacing their wooden pontoon decking with the latest in anti-slip, long lasting and low maintenance pontoon decking from Dura…

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Dura Grating Reduces Risks on Riser Platforms and Floor Penetrations

November 13, 2014

Historically, risers have posed significant health and safety risks during both the construction and operation of a building. Lend Lease developed a system for use at the London 2012 Olympic Village to ensure that risers were protected at the formation stage so reducing the risk of falls from height of people, tools and materials throughout installation, operation and maintenance of…

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New rail platform offers Dura the chance to step up to its £17m blueprint

November 11, 2014

Dura Composites is targeting a £10m jump in turnover after launching its new solution for the rail sector. Dura Composites has used its expertise in composite production to come up with a fibreglass station platform to offer a host of real benefits to the installer, the user and the station operator. Designed in conjunction with feedback from installation partners and…

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Dura Composites Launches a New Solution for the Rail Sector with Strategic Support and Funding from MAS

November 4, 2014

(l-r) Victoria Tsoi, MAS Advisor and Stuart Burns, Director at Dura Composites Dura Composites has used its expertise in composite production to come up with a fibreglass station platform that allows railway stations to remain operational whilst addressing potentially dangerous stepping distances. “The support we received from MAS to develop the new ‘Dura Platform’ allowed us…

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Largest Supply of Pontoon System in the UK

October 31, 2014

When marinas fall into a state of disrepair, major investment is needed to bring them up to the standard today’s boaters expect and demand. One such was London’s largest marina, South Dock Marina on the south bank of the Thames, a popular marina with 250 berths which first opened in 1994 and has now been redecked and refurbished by Dura…

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New Benchmark For Quality and Long Term Value

October 21, 2014

Hopewood Park, a new 137-bed purpose-built mental health hospital, was completed in June 2014 at Ryhope, Sunderland. It has been designed to provide modern and inspiring facilities for local mental health services by Medical Architecture, who utilised Dura Composites’ Dura Cladding as a major design element as well as an easily installed and low maintenance cladding product. The design was…

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August 19, 2014

Whether you’re a professional or a DIY buff, our easy-to-use online cost estimator will save you lots of time and effort in producing a fully priced materials list for your Dura Deck or Dura Tile project. The estimator allows you to choose a factor for wastage which depends on the cut lengths that your project requires, and also allows the…

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Dura Composites Exhibits at Interbuild Africa 2014

August 13, 2014

Dura Composites decking, cladding and pergolas exhibited at Big 5, Dubai Interbuild Africa 2014 takes place on 20-23 August at the Johannesburg Expo Centre and is the largest building materials and services and construction exhibition in Africa. It hosts visitors and exhibitors from across Africa and trade delegations from countries in South America. Dura Composites will…

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