Senior Brings Its Aluminium Solutions To The ‘Steel City’

by | May 14, 2021 | On-Site

Image Above:  Great Central development

Senior Architectural Systems has successfully delivered the full aluminium fenestration packages to two new contracts in Sheffield, South Yorkshire.

Drawing on Senior’s proven track record of work in the student accommodation sector, the company was chosen to provide its high performance PURe® SLIDE aluminium doors, SPW600 commercial doors, SPW600 aluminium windows and SF52 aluminium curtain wall for the new Great Central development. Comprising 131 residential apartments and two commercial units, the scheme ranges from four to nine storeys in height and is named after the former railway line that ran behind the site in the Neepsend area of the city, on the north bank of the River Don.

The choice of Senior’s slim profile aluminium fenestration systems has provided the scheme with an attractive façade that not only maximises the use of daylight and natural ventilation but also provides exceptional durability, helping to reduce maintenance requirements while withstanding the demands of a high-traffic student accommodation building. The specification of Senior’s patented low U-value PURe® SLIDE aluminium doors to each of the individual apartments is not only an attractive design feature but also a practical way of improving the building’s thermal-efficiency, lowering the residents’ energy bills and providing expansive views across the city.  Designed by CODA Architects, the scheme was built by Broadfield Construction, with the fenestration package fabricated and installed by DPS Facades Ltd.

MEPs International

In another part of Sheffield, Senior has again supplied a range of aluminium glazing products as part of the contract to create a new office extension for MEPs International, a global industrial consultant specialising in the steel market. Designed by Thread Architects and constructed by T H Michaels, the new building benefits from Senior’s high performance  SPW501 commercial doors, SPW600 aluminium windows and SF52 aluminium curtain wall which were again fabricated and installed by DPS Facades Ltd. A key feature of the fenestration design is the louvre guards that have been installed to the windows to create an attractive aesthetic detail and to provide additional safety and security.

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