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Alright Geze - Winning Formula for Canteen Entrance

01 July 2016 | Updated 01 January 1970

The imposing Appleton House in Warrington has seen both its interior  transformed as well as a pair of automatic sliding doors from Geze UK.

Appleton House has a ‘funky’ industrial gym theme fit for the European headquarters of global Sportswear brand New Balance with access coming from Geze UK which was commissioned to install a pair of bi-parting automatic doors powered by ECdrives to the entrance of the canteen.

The canteen provides an informal space to meet, relax and eat for over 100 employees based at the HQ and was commended as a catalyst for improved interaction between staff when the company won the Best Workplace Fit Out Award held by the British Council for Offices.

The doors separate the working space from the canteen that features what are said to be bold geometric flooring with colourful accents. Aluminium framed glass doors finished in grey satin were chosen to reflect the industrial theme while providing a stylish modern entrance.

ECdrives have been specifically designed for use in busy areas, making them suitable for the canteen where large numbers of people may wish to enter or exit simultaneously. The drive uses Geze's activation technology to open the doors automatically to allow staff to access the canteen quickly and safely. It also features a self-cleaning roller carriage and due to its low friction design, is quiet, reliable and durable.

Picture:    Appleton House in Warrington now has two sliding doors from Geze UK that complement the ‘funky’ interior 

Article written by Mike Gannon | Published 01 July 2016


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