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Porchester Railway Station gets Antislip Corduroy Staircase

Porchester Railway Station gets Antislip Corduroy Staircase

Works were to re cover the existing timber stair case and over bridge with new anti slip material complete with Corduroy tactile. The works were carried at night and the client passed the works off without any snagging. For more information on Corduroy Tactiles please Click here. Please click on an image below to view a larger version.

Heavy rain did not stop the fitting of Brookfield schools new handrail

Heavy rain did not stop the fitting of Brookfield schools new handrail

A new access ramp to the school entrance had just been waiting for DDA compliant handrail to be fitted for completion. It was fitted on posts to a dwarf wall the posts dropping into core drilled holes, to the building side the handrail was supported using wall palms. Green “warm to touch” paint had been applied to the rail ensuring DDA compliance.

Top Safety Accreditation for J & A Stevenson

Local business J & A Stevenson has been awarded accreditation from Safecontractor for its commitment to achieving excellence in health and safety. Safecontractor is a leading third party accreditation scheme which recognises very high standards in health and safety management amongst UK contractors. The company’s application for Safecontractor accreditation was driven by the need for a uniform standard across the business. Safecontractor accreditation will enhance the company’s ability to attract new contracts and its commitment to safety will be viewed positively by its insurers when the company liability policy is up for renewal. Safecontractor is applicable to most sectors although more »

J & A Stevenson were commissioned to produce an innovative non-slip solution for Platform 7 at Reading Railway Station.

J & A Stevenson were commissioned to produce an innovative non-slip solution for Platform 7 at Reading Railway Station.

J & A Stevenson were commissioned to produce an innovative non-slip solution for Platform 7 at Reading Railway Station. The Surface Mounted Tactile Paving System was installed along the length of the Platform to provide a simple solution requiring no excavation to install. The work was completed ahead of schedule, and our Tactile Paving System will reduce fabrication and possible future maintenance requirements. Please click here to view our letter of recommendation, or on a pictures to view a larger version.

Outdoor Steps get Non Slip Treads

Outdoor Steps get Non Slip Treads

Handrail and steps at Birkenhead’s North Train Maintenance Depot Get the non slip treatment. A set of exterior steps proved a slip hazard in the wet although made of chequer plate the steps proved to be slippy in the wet and so GRP stair treads complete with resin impregnated grit and hi vis nosing’s were fitted using countersunk fixings drilled and tapped into the existing steel stair treads.

Mobility Roadshow at Telford International Centre

Mobility Roadshow at Telford International Centre

The National Mobility Road Show chose the Telford International Centre for their show this year and J & A Stevenson were commissioned by both the event organisers and the International Centre itself to provide two number disabled access ramps, one to the front and one to the rear to help improve disabled access at the venue for the expected 18,000 visitors, many of whom attended on mobility scooters. The event was a complete success and will now proceed at Telford for the further two years at least.

Polyurethane Herringbone Style Anti-Slip Now Available

Polyurethane Herringbone Style Anti-Slip Now Available

The Suregrp Polyurethane Herringbone style anti slip evolved from the need to create a market leading anti slip system and the gap in the market for a consistent retrofit anti slip product that is different from the norm for the less industrial type looking projects. The resources and technical ability has allowed SureGRP to develop the market leading anti slip range which is offered through J & A Stevenson Ltd Employing strict QA criteria to bring to market a consistently good quality product. The polyurethane type product has fantastic slip resistant values and life span. As well as looking good more »

Clapham Railway Station gets Guidance Tactiles

Clapham Railway Station gets Guidance Tactiles

Clapham railway station is the first railway station in the UK to incorporate guidance type tactile within the station. The guidance tactile had a brickett type anti slip polyurethane surface incorporated within the system. The polyurethane anti slip system has a life expectancy of seven times more than concrete and the slip resistant values are very high.

Langley Railway Station Suredeck Platform Extension

Langley Railway Station Suredeck Platform Extension

This is a job at Langley Railway Station where we formed a new platform extension in conjunction with TATA steel. We supplied our Suredeck 21mm thick marine plywood anti slip panels with the blister type platform tactile incorporated into the sheet all complete with a bullnose front edge white and yellow sight lines. All work was completed to specification and on time, with minimal disruption to passengers.

Littleborough Railway Station becomes DDA Compliant

Littleborough Railway Station becomes DDA Compliant

J & A Stevenson were awarded the contract to help with DDA Compliance at Littleborough Railway Station. We have completed new DDA compliance works at Littleborough Railway Station, including 400 linear metres of Warm-to-Touch Handrails. J & A Stevenson Ltd were tasked with designing and manufacture and installation of 400 linear mtrs of Balustrade with warm to touch handrail for Bam Nuttal. The job was completed on time and to a high standard.