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A design-led environment for students

Birmingham Metropolitan College (BMet) is a leading provider of further and higher education courses in the UK Midlands. It operates various learning centres, of which Stourbridge College is one. Stourbridge offers a wide range of vocational, academic and apprenticeship courses for people of all ages, including school leavers. In spring 2015 5 million pound refurbishment of their facilities was completed. Students are now benefitting…

Birmingham Metropolitan College (BMet) is a leading provider of further and higher education courses in the UK Midlands. It operates various learning centres, of which Stourbridge College is one. Stourbridge offers a wide range of vocational, academic and apprenticeship courses for people of all ages, including school leavers. In spring 2015 5 million pound refurbishment of their facilities was completed. Students are now benefitting from a new reception area, meeting spaces, classrooms and a Centre of Excellence.

About the project
The project architects required a balustrade and staircase railing that reflected the dynamic, high-tech environment of the college. Q-railing’s Easy Glass range answered their requirement perfectly. The Easy Glass Slim and Easy Glass 3kN systems were ideal for use on the staircases, and as balustrades on the upper floors, as they create a safety barrier without blocking views or compromising on design in any way. Tri-Dev, Q-railing’s recommended installer for the Midlands, carried out the entire installation. That included a bespoke cladding, which makes the railings appear to rise directly out of the floor or stairs.

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Country/State
United Kingdom
City
Stourbridge
Architect/Installer
Pick Everard