Alpro Architectural Hardware (a division of IEC Limited) News

Alpro secures Fred Perry headquarters with transom door closers, pole and door handles

IDF Aluminium installs doors and internal screenwork at the new headquarters of iconic sportswear brand Fred Perry in Clerkenwell, London. The work includes use of transom door closers, pole handles and door handles from Alpro as part of the renovation of nineteenth-century warehouse buildings into a complex of offices, showrooms, exhibition space and a rooftop deck over 24,000 square feet. The project extends across seven floors and the client gave all contractors a brief that the site should...

Alpro Panic hardware life-safety device protects Ashington Football Club’s Woodhorn Lane ground

Safety measures include use of Touch Bar two-point panic latches on fire and exit doors Panic hardware from Alpro is being used by Ashington Football Club on a new 250-seater stand and clubhouse at its Woodhorn Lane ground in Northumberland. The spectator and hospitality facilities are part of a wider £74m investment scheme in the town. Touch Bar two-point panic latches Safety measures include use of Touch Bar two-point panic latches from Alpro on fire and exit doors....

Alpro’s Functional 97 pull handles used on office buildings at Silverstone Business Park, UK

The Alpro Functional 97 pull handles are suitable for general users & those who may have an impaired ability to grip Pull door handles from Alpro are being used on office buildings at Silverstone Business Park. The park is a high-performance technology and motorsport cluster adjacent to the Silverstone Circuit, which is the current venue for the British Grand Prix. The handles are Alpro’s Functional 97 pull handles which cater for a broad user base since their wide...

Alpro transom closers and hook locks installed at Sudeley Castle in Gloucestershire, UK

Alpro’s transom closers are a means of hydraulically controlling the opening and closing of aluminium doors Transom closers and hook locks from Alpro have been installed in a new visitor centre at Sudeley Castle near Winchcombe in Gloucestershire. Hydraulically controlled door closers The castle lies in a 1,200-acre estate on the Costwold Hills and was used by Richard III as a base during the Wars of the Roses. It is also the last resting place of Katherine Parr, a wif...

Alpro deadlocks and paddle handles secure Warwick House in Seaford, East Sussex

All of Alpro’s deadlocks are designed to accept standard profile cylinders or thumbturns Deadlocks and paddle handles from Alpro are securing Warwick House, a new £6m library and multi-user community building in Seaford, East Sussex. The library building, which includes nine supported accommodation residential units, is on three storeys and also offers day services for older people. Design and other uses Several sets of powered pedestrian sliding doors within the...

Alpro door closers and locks installed by IDF Aluminium at Asda supermarket store in Wealdstone, north London

For the building frontage, IDF Aluminium fabricated powered pedestrian sliding doors using Alpro deadlocks IDF Aluminium has installed transom closers, hook locks and armoured keeps from Alpro at a new-build Asda store in Wealdstone, north London. The supermarket opened in the summer and is a 9,000-sq-ft site with ‘click and collect’ for the company’s clothing range, a bakery and rotisserie. For the building frontage, IDF Aluminium fabricated powered pedestr...

Alpro's Transom door closers and pull handles installed at Leyton Mount building in Bournemouth

The site is a crescent-shaped development with 62 dwellings and a projecting lower ground floor Transom door closers and pull handles from Alpro Architectural Hardware have been installed at Leyton Mount, a five-storey mixed use building in Bournemouth. Automated door opening & closing The site is a crescent-shaped development with 62 dwellings and a projecting lower ground floor with commercial space and a café. The development is one of a planned programme of 17...

Alpro door closers and pull handles installed at Henry Wood House

The Office Group has installed transom door closers, bespoke pull handles and locks from Alpro Architectural Hardware Transom door closers, bespoke pull handles and locks from Alpro Architectural Hardware have been installed at Henry Wood House, The Office Group’s new flexible work space on Riding House Street, in the heart of London’s West End. The 16-storey property is an historic former BBC building that has been transformed to provide design-led flexible offic...

Alpro Impressionist door handles installed at Kingdown School in Wiltshire

The stainless steel pull handles have been fitted to 27 doors of the school’s new sixth form centre Kingdown School, a co-educational secondary school in Wiltshire, is using stainless steel door handles from the Impressionist range by Alpro. The pull handles have been fitted to 27 doors created by Richmark Aluminium Systems on the school’s new sixth form centre designed by E10 Architects. The civil work was performed by Ken Biggs Contractors Ltd. based between Bri...

Alpro’s transom door closers and bespoke handles used at the Exhibit in south London

Alpro’s overhead transom closers are a means of hydraulically controlling the opening and closing of an aluminium door The Exhibit, a retro-themed bar, restaurant and cinema in south London, is using transom door closers and bespoke handles from Alpro Architectural Hardware. The Balham site which has a focus on art and creativity wanted custom-made aluminium-framed glass doors with a Fifties design which have been constructed by Essex-based IDF Aluminium Ltd. Alpro&...

Vicki Hawkes appointed as Alpro Southern Area Sales Manager

Vicki will be based in Worcestershire area and will cover the South of England dealing with Alpro’s considerable OEM base Alpro Architectural Hardware (A division of IEC Limited), based at Poole Dorset have appointed Vicki Hawkes as their new Southern Area Sales Manager. Vicki will be based in the Worcestershire area and will cover the South of England dealing with Alpro’s considerable OEM base. Previous work experience Vicki was previously Area Sales Manager wit...

Alpro’s transom closers used at metal-clad modular buildings created for the Farnborough International Airshow in England

The Alpro closers can suit different types of usage with a 90-degree hold open option Aluminium fabricator Veranti are using transom closers from Alpro on new metal-clad modular buildings created for the Farnborough International Airshow (FIA) in England. The aluminium and glass structures were built for steelwork designer and manufacturer Conder Allslade and are located within the FIA site. The event is held biannually at the 770-acre TAG Farnborough Airport in Hampshire. V...