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Archive For 'August, 2011'

'Hoop' Tensile Fabric Structure at St. Peter's School, Cardiff

26 August 2011

Tensile Solutions provided Fabric Architecture Ltd with specialist installation engineers to assist with the installation of their new 'Hoop' tensile fabric structure.

At 10m x 10m it provides excellent coverage for the children to enjoy come rain or shine. The fabric is waterproof and also blocks all harmful UV radiation. The bright colours make it fun iplace to be under and it works well as an outdoor classroom too.

Installation took just two days with the aid of cherry pickers. Tensile Solutions also made good to the tarmac around the stanchions.

Tags: St Peter's School Cardiff

'Fort' Tensile Fabric Structure at Abbey Lane School

24 August 2011

Tensile Solutions put the finishing touches to a 14x5m 'Fort' tensile fabric structure at Abbey Lane School in Sheffield for Fabric Architecture Ltd & Signature Structures Ltd.

Working well in this large refurbishment of an existing school the fabric structure creates a great focal point whilst forming a walkway between school buildings.

Tags: Abbey Lane School | Fort Canopy

'Bandshell' Tensile Fabric Structure at Eastlea School, London

23 August 2011

Tensile Solutions provided specialist tensile fabric engineers to Fabric Architecture Ltd & Signature Structures Ltd to assist in the installation of a '10m Bandshell' tensile fabric structure at Eastlea School in London.

A crane was used in the installation which took just two days. 

Specialist tensile fabric installation engineers were provided to Fabric Architecture Ltd with CPCS slinger / signaller qualifications.

The new tensile structure provides an outdoor teaching and learning space and the additional lighting truss means it's perfect for outdoor performances too!

Tensile Solutions now offer our own range of tensile fabric structures. Being a small, family run firm we pride ourselves on our competitive prices and great customer service. 

Please contact us for a quotation if you are planning to use fabric in your next project.

 


Tags: Eastlea School | Fabric Architecture | Bandshell | CPCS Slinger Signaller | Crane

'Sirocco' Tensile Fabric Structure at St. Theresa's School, Leeds

19 August 2011

Tensile Solutions installed a '5m Sirocco' tensile fabric structure at St. Theresa's Catholic Primary School in Leeds on behalf of Fabric Architecture Ltd & Signature Structures Ltd.

A telehandler was used in the installation which took just one day. 

The new tensile structure looks stunning whilst providing shade, rain cover and an outdoor classroom in the schools new playground.

Tags: Sirocco | St Theresa's School

'Double Conic' Tensile Fabric Structures at Laisterdyke College

18 August 2011

Tensile Solutions installed the steel for 2no. 'Double Conic' tensile fabric structures at Laisterdyke Business & Enterprise College on behalf of Fabric Architecture Ltd & Signature Structures Ltd

The installation of the steelwork was completed in just one day using a telehandler and cherry picker. Engineers had CPCS telehandler and IPAF qualifications.

Cables were also drawn through pre-fabricated holes in the masts of the structures for lighting to be added. 

Tags: Laisterdyke College | Double Conic

'Pow Wow' Tensile Fabric Shade Sails at Roecroft School, Stotfold

16 August 2011

Tensile Solutions installed 6no. 'Pow Wow' tensile fabric shade sails at Roecroft School, Stotfold on behalf of Fabric Architecture Ltd & Signature Structures Ltd.

With wooden pressure treated timber masts, galvanised bases and an architectural grade HDPE shade fabric, these shade sails are built to last and blend well into a playground environment.

The installation of these tensile fabric shade sails was completed in just two days.

Tensile Solutions now offer our own range of tensile fabric structures. Being a small, family run firm we pride ourselves on our competitive prices and great customer service. 

Please contact us for a quotation if you are planning to use fabric in your next project.

Tags: Roecroft School | Pow-Wow | Shade Sails | Roecroft School | Pow-Wow | Shade Sails

Tensile Fabric Structures Dismantle at World Class Sporting Venue in London

11 August 2011

Tensile Solutions supplied McGregor Polytunnels with a specialist engineer to assist in the dismantle of 2no. tensile fabric entrance canopies at a prestigious east London sporting development.

The dismantle took place over three days using a 50T crane and scissor lifts.  

These tensile structures are due to be re-erected later in the year.

 

'Inverse Double Conic' Tensile Fabric Structure at Friarage School

05 August 2011

Tensile Solutions provided Fabric Architecture Ltd with a specialist engineer to assist in the installation of a bespoke 'Double Inverse Conic' Tensile Fabric Structure at Friarage School, Scarborough. 

The installation was completed in three days using a telehandler and cherry picker.

Also installed at the same time was a 5m x 5m Shade Sail to provide the children in the playground with some cover from sun.

The school are delighted with the results!

Tags: Friarage School | Inverse Conic | Friarage School | Inverse Conic