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Black Door Handles and Door Furniture

by Rolf Coates on 23-1-2018

 

Black Door Handles and Door Furniture certainly seems to be a favourite at the moment!   The current trend for modern urban styles and industrial chic themes has certainly contributed to this[..]

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Antique Brass Disabled WC Turn & Release

by Rolf Coates on 18-1-2018

This elegant WC Turn & Release in an Antique Brass finish is perfect for Restaurants, Hotels and other high-class properties.

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What else should i consider appart from door handle height regulations?

by Stephen Besley on 04-11-2016

We all know that there are regulations around the height, that door handles should be fitted, but surely there's more to consider?  Indeed there is, we outline some key considerations you should[..]

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How high should pull handles be fitted?

by Adrian Besley on 04-11-2016

To meet the requirements of BS 8300, the bottom end of pull handle should be no lower than 700mm and no higher than 1000mm above the floor.  The top end of pull handle should be no lower than[..]

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How high should a door handle be fitted?

by Adrian Besley on 28-10-2016

To meet the requirements of BS 8300, lever handles should be positioned on the door at 800mm to 1050 from the floor, 900mm is the preferred height.

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Door Handles that conform with BS 8300 & DDA compliance

by Rolf Coates on 28-10-2016

Complying with BS 8300 and Approved Document M of Building Regulations can be very complicated and confusing for many.   However, we have endeavoured to identify 6 key points which will hopefully[..]

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