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We're exhibiting at The Restaurant & Bar Design Show 26/27th September

by Adrian Besley on 18-9-2017

SWS will be exhibiting at the Restaurant & Bar Design Show at Excel London on the 26th and 27th of September 2017. 

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6 Considerations when specifying Recessed Flush Pull Handles for hinged doors

by Rolf Coates on 08-9-2017

Flush Handles have been traditionally intended for Sliding Doors due to the need for doors to pass in front of each other or sliding back into a pocket, thus precluding the use of a handle that[..]

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Importance of Door Ironmongery when designing a restaurant

by Rolf Coates on 18-8-2017

You could be thinking….”what does Door Ironmongery have to do with Restaurant Design – surely there’s not much link??”   Well believe it or not, there actually is, and a very important one too!

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Access Control Systems - Without compromising on design

by Adrian Besley on 09-8-2017

Access control systems that are understated, discreet and available with optional hotel or hospitality functions. And, importantly, with Elite Lock, practically any design of lever handle can be[..]

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Ironmongery Solutions for High-end Hospitality and Leisure Projects

by Rolf Coates on 05-12-2016

So what's special about SWS?    Why should I use them rather than any other regular ironmongery supplier?.....

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Superloos? – if you get the ironmongery right they will be!

by Stephen Besley on 24-11-2016

Yes they’re a great idea, they’ll provide your client with a special visitor / client experience of comfort, privacy and respect. So it’s a larger than cubicle room with proper doors and walls to[..]

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Restaurant toilet doors? Design out the worst nightmare...

by Stephen Besley on 16-11-2016

….when they have to break the door down to get you out!

If you’re providing services for your client, within your building, then here’s 10 points to help you avoid this awful customer situation...

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Tectus concealed Hinges.... Invisible hinges!

by Rolf Coates on 08-11-2016

Tectus Concealed Hinges are the excellent choice when seeking to achieve a linear or minimalistic design, as they are indeed invisible hinges!

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Wooden pull handles for high end interiors

by Stephen Besley on 04-11-2016

Entrance pull handles are the first thing that your cusotmers will contact as they enter your building – choosing a prestige entrance door handle articulates the right message to your customer.

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3 Reasons why Floor springs have the edge over standard door closers

by Stephen Besley on 04-11-2016

Have you ever wondered why you should use floor springs rather than standard door closers?  Here’s some thoughts for your design consideration.

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