National Grid Guide To Choosing Trench Covers

March 17, 2015

Dura Composites has launched a 76 page National Grid Technical Manual for Fibreglass Solid Trench Covers. Working closely with key specifiers and main contractors the guide is designed to allow the selection of the most efficient composite product for a project, and also to determine the design and fixings central to a successful project. These lightweight GRP trench covers are…

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One The Elephant – Sustainability and Safety In the Heart of London

March 9, 2015

One The Elephant will become a new focal point for the heart of Elephant & Castle on its completion in 2016. It comprises a landmark 37-storey tower comprising 284 new homes, a new local park and public leisure centre and is one of the first buildings to achieve level 4 of the Code for Sustainable Homes. The client for this…

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Dura Composites Leads Nigerian Initiative To Improve Knowledge of Composite Building Products

January 30, 2015

Dura Composites has been leading seminars held by their Nigerian distributor WNM Business Solutions, designed to improve the understanding of how composite building products can replace traditional materials such as wood, steel and concrete in commercial and residential projects. Dura Composites and WNM Business Solutions have been working together since 2014. Over this period WNM has created strong…

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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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