Using your sports hall as a classroom

Adapting your sports hall for use as a classroom is a smart idea many schools are looking into at the moment - will your hardwood floor be up to the task? The current situation has created a need for greater flexibility and many schools will be investigating how best they can adapt existing, useable spaces... Continue Reading →

Junckers solid oak floor for award-winning school

Architects Dixon Jones specified 600m2 Junckers solid oak flooring for Marlborough Primary School, a multi award-winning building on a densely populated urban site in the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea in London. The brief to create a primary school much larger than the original Victorian building on the existing site challenged Dixon Jones to... Continue Reading →

Solid Oak Floor for Award Winning College Campus

Riverside Campus at City of Glasgow College has won a multitude of architectural awards for its outstanding design. Home to the world-leading Maritime College, the new building features a grand atrium where Junckers 22mm Oak Harmony finished in Ultramatt lacquer was specified for the expansive staircase and walkway. Designed in a joint venture between Reiach... Continue Reading →

EFA to Change Set Specification for PSBP2

Phase one of the Government’s £4.4 billion Priority School Building Programme (PSBP), to rebuild and refurbish school buildings in the worst conditions across the UK, is well under way with the final school due to open at the end of 2017. The second phase, encompassing 277 schools, will start later this year. An essential part... Continue Reading →

Solid Wood Floors for Schools – An Affordable Choice, says Richard Aylen, Junckers’ Technical Services Manager

Junckers’ sports floors are made in solid hardwood, one of the most durable surfaces available and virtually unbeatable in terms of lifecycle costs. All our sports floors comply with Sports England and Sport Scotland’s guidance for Affordable Sports Floors and are the ideal choice for schools, colleges and universities. Performance Junckers sports floor systems comply... Continue Reading →

Nordic Oak for Impressive University Building

Hudson Architects have undertaken a complete refurbishment of an historic building to house Norwich University of Arts School of Architecture. The impressive project effortlessly combines the grand, original features of the Grade II listed building with contemporary touches, including a striking central staircase. Boardman House features over 750m2 Junckers wide board Nordic Oak, a solid... Continue Reading →

Junckers Solid Oak at Award-Winning School

The multi award-winning Lairdsland Primary School in Kirkintilloch is a contemporary building designed for a range of teaching and learning styles. The bright and lively heart of the new building features over 600m2 of our solid oak flooring, adding natural warmth to the space. Following an initiative by Scottish Futures Trust to design a reference primary... Continue Reading →

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