GEZE UK Projects

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GEZE’S Degree of Distinction

There's a degree of distinction about Swansea University's new student accommodation where GEZE UK is helping open doors to a new way of living on a campus by the sea.

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Wakefield Town Hall

The refurbishment of an ornate Victorian Town Hall has breathed new life into a Grade I listed building and allowed it to open its doors as a place of celebration as well as administration.

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The Birmingham Repertory Theatre

It used to be quite a performance accessing one of Birmingham’s premier theatres until GEZE UK stepped into the spotlight and took a starring role. The Birmingham Repertory Theatre previously shared an entrance with its neighbour...

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i360, Brighton

They call it the vertical pier: the British Airways i360 in Brighton is a jaw-dropping new landmark that combines contemporary glamour with a seaside legacy. And GEZE UK is helping open the doors for millions of visitors to head skywards for views of an incredible coastline.

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Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow

GEZE UK has provided the perfect prescription for a stunning world class hospital in Glasgow. The Queen Elizabeth University Hospital received the GEZE ‘treatment’ as part of a £842 million development which incorporated its automatic swing doors and sliding doors into its ultra-modern design.

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Thorp Academy, Ryton

GEZE UK has given Tyneside students a brand new outlook on life – by supplying more than 100 windows systems for a new state-of-the-art science and technology centre.

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Library Walk Link, Manchester

Manchester’s stunning new elliptical library walk link was designed to connect two of the city’s historic buildings – it needed doors that not only allowed people to enter and exit with ease, but reflected the dramatic glass architecture.

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Whitworth Building

When the Whitworth, part of The University of Manchester, launched an architectural competition for its extension, it wanted a design that would make its important collection accessible to a wider range of visitors and re-establish the relationship with its grounds, home of England’s first gallery in a park.

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Bentley Lamborghini

Customers to a luxury car dealership in Birmingham will be able to reflect on the best of its brands with the installation of a glazed manual sliding wall defining the Bentley and Lamborghini areas of its showroom.

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Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Liverpool Philharmonic Hall is an Art Deco wonder. Built in the 1930’s, its structured clean lines encompass interior detail which echoes the elegance of a bygone era. But the venue is also a thriving contemporary arts and entertainment venue...

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The Wing, Kent

The Wing, an eye-catching building designed to echo the shape and uplift of a Spitfire’s wings, features an expansive curved glass viewing platform on the first floor. So, it naturally needed an entrance that would reflect the style of the building...

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Waitrose, Cheshire

Like all new supermarkets, Waitrose’s flagship store in Chester required good access; entrances are prime positions for displays that influence buyer behaviour and need to allow multiple shoppers to enter and exit simultaneously even when manoeuvring trolleys or weighed down with bags.

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New Balance, Warrington

The imposing Appleton House in Warrington is more than just an office complex. The interior has been transformed with a funky industrial gym theme fit for the European headquarters of global Sportswear brand New Balance.

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Maggie's Cancer Care Centre

Set in a site of special scientific interest, the Patricia Thompson Building for Maggie’s Cancer Centre in Oxford has been designed around a treehouse concept providing an oasis of calm amongst the trees for anyone affected by cancer.

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Theatre Royal Glasgow

Like many Victorian buildings, Glasgow’s oldest theatre suffered from limited accessibility and cramped, poorly functioning space. Designed to enhance the audience’s journey from ‘street to seat’...

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St James' Church - Sheriff Centre

When the vicar of St James' Church decided to open The Sheriff Centre to house a Post Office, café, stationery and retail shop, and a children's soft play area, it was clear that the ramshackle wooden porch was not fit for purpose.

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Derby City Council

When the most prominent grade II listed building in Derby was renovated more than 200 reliable and efficient manual and automatic door operators were needed that would ensure ease of use, whilst closing effectively to allow electronic locking for security reasons.

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Bannockburn Visitor Centre

With 80 000 visitors expected in the first year alone, architect Reiach & Hall specified two automatic doors from GEZE UK to create a stylish lobby that would meet the highest standards of safety and complement the building’s bold glass and brick design.

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Blenheim Palace

When Blenheim Palace undertook its largest development for 200 years, it wanted glass doors that would enable visitors to flow into its visitor centre while allowing the stunning vista of the Estate to be seen.

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Places for People, Preston

A gloomy unappealing entrance at The Pavilions in Preston has been transformed with the installation of a light, spacious and draught proof curved lobby from GEZE UK, the UK’s leading manufacturer of door and window control systems.

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Nadler Hotel, Soho

What must be one of the most striking façades in the City of Westminster has been created for a boutique hotel in Soho by positioning a bespoke piece of modern art above a stylish revolving door from GEZE UK.

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Ripon Cathedral

The Masons marks on Ripon Cathedral’s West Front show it was built by the finest craftsmen in England and Europe; so when the Cathedral decided to install a stunning glass porch, it was essential the project was as finely crafted and durable as the building itself.

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Birmingham City University

At the heart of Birmingham’s regenerated Eastside district, Birmingham City University has opened the Parkside Building, a stunning new addition to the city centre campus.

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London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

How do you modernise the entrance of a leading research facility to ensure thousands of people can pass through safely every day, but which is part of a Grade II listed art deco building with a solid marble floor?

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Manchester Metropolitan University's Business School and Student Hub

A staggering 580 manual overhead closers from GEZE UK have been used in the building of Manchester Metropolitan University’s award-winning Business School and Student Hub (MMUBS), which covers 23,400msq and serves up to 5,000 students and 250 staff each week.

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Marie Curie Hospice, Solihull

Billed as the ‘best in the UK’, Marie Curie’s new multi-million pound hospice in Solihull boasts state-of-the-art facilities, fixtures and fittings designed to provide comforting and enriching end-of-life care for patients.

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firstsite, Colchester

GEZE UK, has created a highly unusual, all-glass dual entrance for firstsite, a world-class contemporary visual arts organisation in Colchester.

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Cultural Centre, Southend Pier

At the end of the world’s longest pleasure pier, Southend’s new Cultural Centre has opened its doors to the public, offering spectacular water views through its majestic glass façade.

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Finsbury Circus, London

Take a listed building at a prestigious London address in the heart of the City, add a floor made from the thick steel hull from a ship and a traditional wooden entrance lobby, then request a modern entrance which enables access and reduces heat loss.

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Treloar College, Hampshire

A collaborative approach from two of the UK’s leading building and access companies is literally opening doors for young people in wheelchairs at a specialist college in Hampshire.

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Fort Nelson, Portsmouth

Once an impenetrable ring of masonry and earthworks, designed to protect Britain’s premier naval dockyard in Portsmouth, Fort Nelson is now open to all visitors thanks to a range of easily accessible automatic entrances.

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Chestnut Grange, Burton-on-Trent

GEZE UK has created a custom-made curved sliding glass door and façade for Chestnut Grange, a progressive development of ‘extra-care’ retirement homes in Burton-on-Trent, which is one of the first of its kind in the Midlands.

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Scottish National Portrait Gallery

The Scottish National Portrait Gallery in Edinburgh has reopened following a £17.6m restoration project and GEZE UK is nowhere to be seen – as its automatic operators have been completely hidden from view.

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60 St. Martins Lane, London

A luxury ‘designer’ glass entrance has been made to measure for 60 St Martin’s Lane, adding a touch of GEZE glamour to the exciting mixed use scheme in London’s fashionable West End.

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Kingsthorpe Grove Primary School, Northampton

A striking glass entrance at Kingsthorpe Grove Primary School in Northampton, which was shortlisted in last year’s 3R Awards (Refurb, Rethink, Retrofit) by the Architect’s Journal, is sporting two Slimdrive SL sliding automatic operators from GEZE UK, seamlessly enabling access for all.

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Beaufort House, London

The striking 12-storey Beaufort House in the heart of the City of London has been transformed by the installation of an individually designed, oval-shaped entrance lobby with curved automatic doors from GEZE UK.

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National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh

The transformed National Museum of Scotland, required a series of doors to provide sustainable, safe, functional and elegant entrances and exits, which also complemented the traditional stone surroundings.

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Royal Shakespeare Company, Stratford-upon-Avon

An estimated 279,300 visitors have passed through the doors of the Royal Shakespeare and Swan Theatres since their re-opening in November 2010 with the new all-glass entrances installed by GEZE UK.

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Senate Chamber, University of Exeter, Exeter

Exeter University needed to create a high-end meeting room facility with a contemporary and smart interior, which offered an appropriate space for the council of one the UK’s leading academic institutions for state occasions.

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Guilles Alles Library, St Peter Port, Guernsey

Guernsey’s iconic Victorian library has adopted a high tech solution for the maintenance and service of its new automatic entrance, by installing an entrance system from GEZE UK fitted with its remote diagnostic device, iContact.

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Tesco Gerrards Cross

Two distinctive glass cube entrances to a flagship supermarket, with sliding glass automatic doors by the UK’s leading manufacturer of door and window control technology, has helped Tesco win admirers after a ten year struggle to develop in Gerrard’s Cross.

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Scarlet Hotel, Cornwall

Cornwall’s luxury eco hotel, the Scarlet, is taking a contemporary, minimalist approach to the design of its reception, using glass walls and a sleek automatic sliding door operator from GEZE UK, to maximise the impact of its striking coastline view.

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St Pancras International, London

Designed to impress, astound and amaze European visitors to London, the extension to St Pancras International incorporates a great glass entrance to reflect and complement the old brick structure, uniting old and new in a seamless way.

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Law firm offices, London

A global law firm has turned to GEZE UK for a totally bespoke, virtually invisible glass entrance to a private fitness centre located within its prestigious London headquarters.

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The Hub, Doncaster College, Doncaster

The supersize project, jointly funded by the College, the Learning and Skills Council and Doncaster Council, took just under two years to build and GEZE UK’s team of experts worked seamlessly with more than 2500 builders and the contractors to ensure all entrances and doors were highly effective and aesthetically pleasing.

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Birmingham Town Hall

GEZE UK has successfully brought together classical architecture and contemporary glass automated entrances to allow access for all, as part of a £35million re-development at Birmingham's historic Town Hall.

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Cameron Wood's House, Cumbria

“Not having to worry about getting in and out of the house on my own is really useful”, says Cameron. “The installation took very little time and the service from GEZE UK has been great”.

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Age Concern Day Centre, Canterbury

Judith Griffiths, Chief Officer at Age Concern said: “Easy access for our elderly visitors is vital and it can be hard to find products that are simply able to do the job."

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St Andrew's Church, Penrith, Cumbria

Answering the prayers of church-goers in Penrith, the UK’s leading manufacturer of door and window control systems, GEZE UK, is uniting 18th Century architecture with the latest door technology to make access easier for the congregation of St Andrews Church.

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Traditional Cottage, Cumbria

A traditional cottage set in the dramatic landscape of the Lake District has undergone a spectacular ‘Grand Designs’-inspired refurbishment, with a cutting edge extension using a sophisticated IGG integrated glass system from GEZE UK.

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Warrington Bus Interchange

GEZE UK was chosen by architects Jefferson Sheard to specify safe, practical, yet stylish entrances for passengers to exit the interchange and board the buses.