Wood-effect handrails and balustrade chosen at college project
neaco’s Timberline wood-effect aluminium handrails and balustrade is providing high aesthetic value to an impressive new extension at Oldham Sixth Form College.
Designed by AA Projects, the scheme required an extension to the main entrance and internal remodelling of the Duncan Lawton Building and Arts and Media Departments. Combining a tension wire infill with metallic-finish stanchions and wood-effect handrails, Timberline is featured on an internal stairway, a mezzanine floor and external steps at the entrance.
neaco’s National Sales Manager, Peter Melia, said: “Timberline has become one of the most popular specifications in our Spectrum balustrade range. Its powder coated reproduction of oak grain is impressively detailed with a durable non-chip finish providing the rich aesthetic of real wood without its high maintenance and vulnerability to surface damage or hygiene problems. The Oldham Sixth Form project is an example of how timber’s traditional style can be complemented by contemporary features – in this particular specification, the contrasting stanchions and tension wire add a modern touch which combines superbly with the oak-finish handrails.”
Available in powder coated aluminium or stainless steel – or a combination of both – neaco’s Spectrum balustrade and balconies range is characterized by smooth, clean lines and a durable, maintenance-free finish. Balustrade is available with a comprehensive choice of infills, from toughened glass and rails to mesh and perforated panels. Structural glass balustrade is free-standing and requires no supporting uprights. Modular assembly is achieved with internal fixtures requiring no welding or hot works.