Friday, 10 October 2014

Atriums are a waste of Space...

Alba Systems don't like atriums, lets be honest they look good but they are using up valuable space.

Thankfully a large Scottish college had they same opinion, when they had been in their award winning new building for a few years they realised they could have more classroom space if they could fill in the void. Having installed several mezzanine floors previously in the building they contacted Alba Systems again to see if the proposal was feasible. 
Access to the area was a challenge in the fact the only way to get material to the area was up a large set of stairs.

Alba met the challenge head on and the result was a new classroom turning the glass atrium into a 2 storey glass fronted useable area. If you need to use your space better give Alba a call to discuss we are here to help.

We do small too!

Alba Systems have installed some very large projects recently, but just remember we will look at any size of project just like this dinky little floor installed recently in Aberdeen for an oil industry customer.  For more information on Alba Mezzanine floors have a look on our website or have a look at our page and view our video. 


Thursday, 9 October 2014

Keep it Open!

Following on from the successful fit out of a mezzanine floor for the prestigious Kitchen supplier Ashley Ann Kitchens at their Wick head office and manufacturing centre, they discovered they had a space requirement in their Stirling Hub.

Alba was contacted again to advise on the best solution to help clear space on the floor area that they arranger orders of kitchen units for dispatch. The first photo below shows how congested the floor space was before Alba got to work. The best solution on this occasion was to provide an openwork floor which allows you to maximise the area of mezzanine within the building without having the expense of fire rating the structure. The open steel grating supplied had small enough apertures to allow a pallet truck to be used on the top level. Alba installed a Q-Dek mezzanine open deck to 3/4 of the building giving the customer an entire new upper level to be used as storage.

If you could benefit from Alba's unrivalled advice (Remember its free) please contact us to arrange a visit or call us for an informal chat.