Special Projects

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SP58 Strata Homes Merchant Gate Balconies

Street Structures were approached to design, manufacture and install balconies on a residential development in Wakefield for Strata Homes. The balconies comprised of a galvanised and painted mild steel framework that are resin fixed into masonry. The glazing for the balconies comprised of 15mm thick clear toughened safety glass which is held in place using [...]

SP54 Glazed Screen Wall Cottage Development Derby

When a client approached Urban Design with a unique problem our design and construction teams came up with a effective solution to the full height glass wall required by the client on the corner of a stone cottage development. Using special production oversized glass panels the project was completed on time and within the clients [...]

SP53 Glazed Rooflights Derbyshire

Working closely with a roofing contractor Urban Design supplied and installed a series of glass rooflights to a development in Derbyshire. Using a polyester powder coated glazing bar system and special production double glazed glass panel units the system was installed with very tight time restrictions.

SP52 Sign Support Columns Retail Park Newquay

Completing a series of canopy units the client requested Urban Design to carry out additional signage support units as part of the contract. Designed to match the canopy units in style and colour these were quickly designed and manufactured to the required standards. For full details of sign support columns please contact our technical sales [...]

SP51 Polycarbonate Roof Smokers Shelter Units Economy Version

Urban Design was commissioned to create a unique modern design for a selection of free standing, anti vandal canopy coverings to small individual smoking areas in a secure hospital unit garden. Comprising of a fully decorated mild steel framework complete with CHS support columns bolted to concrete pads. All steelwork was fully decorated using our [...]

SP50 Retail Outlet Glazed Facade Bakewell

Faced with the task of working to an extremely tight deadlines in a rural tourist area Urban Design were commissioned to carry out a full internal glazing refurbishment and external glazed facade to a retail establishment. The open view extension included a full height glazed front screen of toughened safety glass panels and planar type [...]

SP49 Satin Glass Privacy Screens Casino New Brighton

Urban Design provided a fully glazed smoking and external seating area to a well known casino in the Wirral using a fully decorated mild steel framework with glass infill panels held on stainless steel glass bracket fittings. To one end of the area were satinised glass privacy screens which also acted as a wind break. [...]

SP48 Glazed Satin Atrium Walkway Rooflight Cover Retail Outlet Warminster

Urban Design created a glazed atrium area between two adjacent buildings on a large retail development in Warminster by the use of steel support brackets with satinised toughened safety glass sloping between the structures to form the sealed roof area. Glass panels were supported off the steel brackets by the use of stainless steel planar [...]

SP47 Timber Stairway glazing Infill Panels Doncaster

Urban Design were commissioned to provide glass infill panels using oversize toughened safety glass panels and stainless steel glass fixing clamps to a timber staircase on a prestigious development. For the full details of our glazing infill systems and capabilities please contact our technical sales team on 01246 862319.

SP46 Glazed Vertical Doors Doncaster

Urban Design were commissioned to provide glass infill panels and doors using oversize toughened safety glass privacy panels and stainless steel glass fixing clamps to a shower wet room on a prestigious development. For details on our full range of vertical glazing possibilities please contact our technical sales team on 01246 862319.

SP45 Shaped Glass Used on Canopies Examples

Glass panels can be formed and shaped in a variety of manners which give unique shapes and configurations to your products – there are various regulations and requirements regarding shaping of glass to ensure its stability and strength are not impaired by the process and our technical sales team will be pleased to assist you [...]

SP44 Glass Roof To Timber Support Walkway Canopy School Harrow

Asked to provide glazing to a laminated timber walkway Urban Design adapted a range of stainless steel planar type fixings to allow them to be located on the timber beam arms to fix panels of clear toughened safety glass above the timber walkway frame. The fixings were drilled into the timber beams and located in [...]

SP43 Glazed Smokers Supported Canopy Shelter New Brighton

When a major UK casino wanted a large patio covering for use as a smoking area they approached Urban Design to create an enclosed area in accordance with current regulations. The cover to the shelter was created using a mild steel support frame, toughened safety glass and an aluminium polyester powder coated patent glazing system. [...]

SP42 Polycarbonate ATM Supermarket Supported Canopy

Urban Design were asked by a leading UK Shopping Centre to provide an economical solution to problems with clients getting wet whilst using their ATM facilities. By utilising the existing steel frame external skeleton to provide support we erected a curved steel frame canopy with a clear polycarbonate roof covering which gave excellent protection to [...]

SP41 Smoking Shelter NHS design

Urban Design was commissioned to create a unique modern design for a selection of free standing, anti vandal canopy coverings to small individual smoking areas in a secure hospital unit garden. Comprising of a fully decorated mild steel framework complete with CHS support columns taken down to concrete foundations below ground level. All steelwork was [...]

SP40 Trespa Cladding Panel Works

A Complete scheme provided by Urban Design comprised of a series of Glazed Entrance canopies, cycle storage units, extensive Trespa Cladding panel works. The cladding is a unique arrangement fixed on an internal steel frame support wall to provide a decorative separating barrier to the external facing walls of a mental health clinic. The walls [...]

SP39 Signage Column Supports Retail Park Swinton

As part of a much larger project Urban Design were asked by the client to provide the key entrance signage support units to which retail park clients could fix their own advertising signage.

SP38 Typical Glass Patent Glazing details

Patent glazing is a form of securely fixing glass panels using an aluminium metal extruded section, which is profiled to a variety of sections and included neoprene gaskets and seals for a watertight fitting. After extrusion sections are treated with a polyester powder coated finish which is available in a wide range of BS or [...]

SP37 Patent Glazed Glass Apex Roof Lights

When a prestigious client required a glazed apex roof light over a swimming pool area producing to bespoke details, he turned to Urban Design. Using Glazed panels fixed in an external framework Urban Design provided a simple bust cost effective glazing solution. For more details please contact our technical sales department.

SP36 Full Height Glass Internal Glazed Screens

A blue chip client required glazed screens with integral doors to act as a room separator. Urban Design carried out the full design and installation of the screen using toughened safety glass panels fixed in stainless steel channels, complete with stainless steel hinge plates and crystal handles.

SP35 Pay Station Cover Chesterfield

When Chesterfield Council had problems with their pay station machines they turned to Urban Design to assist them in developing a permanent solution to the problem. The result of this collaboration was a unique decorated mild steel free standing fully glazed kiosk designed to prevent rain and damp penetrating the sophisticated mechanisms of the pay [...]

SP34 Metal Fabricated Window Guards

Stainless steel window guards giving a decorative solution to a potential theft problem. Fabricated from stainless steel material Urban Design worked closely with the client and architect to provide a solution within budget.

SP33 Metal Fabricated Pipe Protectors

Stainless steel pipe guard protectors manufactured to specific sizes and anchor bolt fixed to the existing structure face. Sizes can be adapted to suit diameter of pipe or area to be protected.

SP32 Modern Smokers Shelter

When the NHS had a problem they approached Urban Design to assist them with the design of two very modern and unique smokers shelters. Designed to match the exterior cycle shelters the design was a decorated mild steel Y frame work with curved roof members covered with solid clear polycarbonate sheeting, fixed using aluminium polyester [...]

SP31 Shelter for Pay Station Area

When Chesterfield Council had regular issues with their pay station machines they turned to Urban Design to assist them in developing a permanent solution to the problem. The result of this collaboration was a unique decorated mild steel free standing fully glazed kiosk designed to prevent rain and damp penetrating the sophisticated mechanisms of the [...]

SP30 Secure Bin Compound

Troubled with vandals continually causing problems with waste items Urban Design was asked to design and provide a fully secure storage compound, complete with lockable gates and solid vertical steel side panels. The structure was resin anchor bolt fixed to a pre prepared concrete base slab. All items were decorated in our standard heavy duty [...]

SP29 Typical glass fixing Planar Details

Planar type fittings are generally manufactured from stainless steel material used to provide minimal fixing points to glass panels in either a horizontal or vertical location. With integrated neoprene sleeves and washers they offer a watertight fitting and a large number of design options on any scheme. Fittings types, sizes and location vary dramatically and [...]

SP28 Pay Station Secure Compound

Designed in conjunction with Chesterfield Borough Council the brief was to provide a fully secure pay station cover, which could be opened by council operatives during normal hours but could be locked shut and which was virtually impregnable when the car park was not in operation. Using heavy duty decorated mild steel the final model [...]

SP27 Typical Pay Station Canopy

An external individual pay station cover, comprising of a mild steel decorated framework with clear toughened safety glass side and satinised glass roof panels. The cover is resin anchor fixed to the support wall at the rear. All steelwork is decorated using our standard heavy duty exterior grade enamel paint system, available in any standard [...]

SP26 Typical Patent Glazing Details

Patent glazing is a form of securely fixing glass panels using an aluminium metal extruded section, which is profiled to a variety of sections and included neoprene gaskets and seals for a watertight fitting. After extrusion sections are treated with a polyester powder coated finish which is available in a wide range of BS or [...]

SP25 Metal and Glass Free Standing Pay Station Cover

An external individual pay station cover, comprising of a mild steel decorated framework with clear toughened safety glass side panels and a polycarbonate roof covering. The cover is free standing and resin bolted to a concrete base slab. Roof sheeting is of anti sun grey solid polycarbonate sheet material. All steelwork is decorated using our [...]

SP24 Supermarket Column Trolley Protectors

To prevent damage to support columns, particularly in high traffic areas or where shopping trolleys are available we offer a range of stainless steel trolley protector rings. Manufactured entirely from stainless steel material. These can be fitted during or after construction at any height on the columns and offer a robust and attractive solution to [...]

SP23 Supermarket Column Guards

To prevent damage to support columns, particularly in high traffic areas or where shopping trolleys are available we offer a range of stainless steel column guards. Manufactured entirely from stainless steel material. These can be fitted during or after construction and offer a robust and attractive solution to column damage.

SP22 Timber Formed Passenger Seating

A typical running perch seat arrangement shown here on a traditional shelter unit. Timber rails are a renewable timber Iroko material, fixed in place throughout using anti vandal fixings. Seat can be fixed to steel framework in a variety of widths and configurations.

SP21 Typical Timber Perch Seating

A typical running perch seat arrangement, with integral anti recliner handles. Timber rails are a renewable timber Iroko material, fixed in place throughout using anti vandal fixings. Seat can be fixed to walls or free standing as required.

SP20 Economy Timber Seat Unit

An economical seating unit 1.2mtrs in length with a full decorated mild steel support frame. Timber rails are a renewable timber Iroko material, fixed in place throughout using anti vandal fixings. Seats can be resin anchor bolted down or concrete pad fixed.

SP19 Fabricated Playground Seating Cover

Commissioned to provide a unique seating cover for a playground in Sheffield, with vividly decorated tubular steel CHS support legs and a heavy duty aluminium powder coated metal profiled roof covering. Rolled tubular seating fixed to natural stone supports completed the design.

SP18 Metal Fabricated Sculpture Offices Sheffield

Commissioned by a client for the exterior of their offices to provide a stunning focal point. Fully fabricated from stainless steel material with an integral granite plinth section.

SP17 Cladding Panels Supermarket Tresedar

A unique arrangement of polyester powder coated aluminium sheet panels and fascia trims to the front vertical face and soffit area of a supermarket store.

SP16 Cladding Panels Supermarket Tredegar

A unique arrangement of polyester powder coated aluminium sheet panels and fascia trims to the front vertical face and soffit area of a supermarket store.

SP15 Cladding Panels Supermarket Port Talbot

A unique arrangement of polyester powder coated aluminium sheet panels and fascia trims to the front vertical face of a supermarket store.

SP14 Metal Formed Cladding Canopy Hyde

As a variation on our normal style of glazed canopy the client commissioned a more industrial fully clad canopy structure. A mild steel framework was fully covered with aluminium polyester powder coated fascia and sheeting panels. The design included support columns and integral sub structure works.

SP13 Economy Polycarbonate Roof Smokers Shelters NHS

Urban Design was commissioned to create a unique modern design for a selection of free standing, anti vandal canopy coverings to small individual smoking areas in a secure hospital unit garden. Comprising of a fully decorated mild steel framework complete with CHS support columns taken down to concrete foundations below ground level. All steelwork was [...]

SP12 Glass Ballustrading typical details

Working in conjunction with CRL (USA) we offer a full range of vertical glass balustrade panels, incorporating stainless steel channel handrails, toughened safety glass etc. Panels can be of clear, tinted or satinised glass with stainless steel, decorated mild steel or aluminium frameworks. As all items are bespoke we can offer a unique arrangement to [...]

SP11 Trespa Cladding panel works

A unique arrangement of TRESPA cladding panels fixed on an internal steel frame support wall to provide a decorative seperating barrier to the internal courtyard of a mental health clinic. The wall (clad to both sides) also had integral doors, also in TRESPA, and a seating area with an over head glazed canopy unit. [...]

SP10 Fascia Cladding Reading

Decorated mild steel support frames with a curved roof section with a high gloss exterior grade heavy duty enamel paint finish. The roof covering to the canopies was provided by the use of a polyester powder coated metal profiled decking cladding system. A series of curved fascia panels completed the final touches.

SP09 Timber and Metal Economy Seating Unit

Bespoke seating can be manufactured to virtually and design or shape in a variety of materials. Iroko renewable source timbers are fixed using anti vandal fittings to a prepared decorated mild steel support legs. Anti sleep arms are fitted to the top of the seating area.

SP08 Fascia Cladding Bexleyheath

A series of bull nose pressed aluminium fascia panels fixed to a rear support framework which in turn is fixed to the main building structure. All panels were sealed and made watertight along with a provision for exterior grade lighting units to be added by the client.

SP07 Typical Glazing Infill Panels

Vertical glazing can be fixed to any supporting structure capable of withstanding the loads imposed. Here a open area of vertical glazing has had added infill panels of clear toughened safety glass with bespoke stainless steel planar type fixings and brackets. Extra steelwork matching the existing structure was added to reduce the require glass panel [...]

SP06 Typical Brick Flashing Details

Aluminium polyester powder coated flashing fixed to brickwork by sealed anchors provide a economical and permanent alternative to lead work flashings.

SP05 Fabricated Metal Sculpture Exchange Quay

A unique commission creating a dramatic X feature sculpture at Exchange Quays in Salford, Manchester. Working with the Architect and Client we designed, manufactured and installed onto large concrete foundation bases the combination of heavy duty box legs and tube sections giving a striking feature. Laser profiled lettering was added to the legs and highlighted [...]

SP04 Patent Glazed Courtyard Project at Tunbrige Wells School

A decorated mild steel rear support frame with legs taken to concrete foundation bases below ground level. The roof area was formed with a mild steel support frame to which was attached a watertight polyester powder coated patent glazing system with clear toughened safety glass panels. The design included flashings, trims and associated aluminium fascia [...]

SP03 Louvre Shading School Tynemouth

A series of aluminium powder coated formed louvre fins in exterior panel frames fixed to internal steelwork to create a full shaded canopy area at both low and high level.

SP02 Patent Glass Roof Supermarket Trolley Shelter Havant

A unique bespoke fully decorated mild steel trolley bay storage unit to a supermarket car park location. The main framework is of decorated mild steel with a heavy duty metallic exterior grade paint system and with a roof covering of a polyester powder coated aluminium patent glazing bar system with toughened safety glass panels of [...]

SP01 Internal Glazed Screen Rotherham

A series of vertical toughened safety glass screens and integral doors with associated stainless steel door hardware All items site measured for a completely bespoke fit and securely fixed into stainless steel ground and ceiling channels.