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What is the law relating to blind cords and child safety in publicly accessible areas?

by Adrian Hollands

When installing blinds into residential or public buildings, including schools and hospitals, the law now specifically addresses the importance of child safety. BS EN 13120 legislates that any new...

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What are the best type of blinds for a school?

by Adrian Hollands

The short answer is – roller blinds are the best school blinds. This post will provide a slightly longer answer by exploring the most important considerations when choosing blinds for schools and...

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Blinds or curtains? Window furnishing considerations for student accommodation projects.

Blinds or curtains? Window furnishing considerations for student accommodation projects.

by John James

Student accommodation provides its own set of unique challenges when it comes to choosing the best window furnishing solution. Blinds or curtains need to be robust, easy to use, low maintenance at...

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New website gives quick access to technical information, prices and case studies and your own ‘my project’ area.

by John James

Whilst you may not be as excited about the launch of our new website as we are, we think some of the functionality will make your life easier. Project folders We appreciate that architects,...

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Understanding the performance data of solar shading fabrics for blinds

Understanding the performance data of solar shading fabrics for blinds

by Richard Webb

When considering what is the best fabric to use for your blinds it is important to have an understanding of what the various performance data tells you about that fabric and any specific colour. This...

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Customer feedback helps raise money for Help for Heroes charity

by John James

Waverley recently received a letter on behalf of Bryn & Emma, the co-founders of Help for Heroes, thanking us for our recent donation to this worthy cause. What this charity has achieved and the...

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Blinds used in multi comfort building

Considerations to ensure visual comfort is achieved on building design

by Richard Webb

Buildings that include visual comfort in the design brief ensure a high degree of health, wellbeing and productivity for its’ occupants.  A wide range of research studies shows that factors such...

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DRAPER blinds – the ultimate in durability for schools and colleges

DRAPER blinds – the ultimate in durability for schools and colleges

by John James

For the first time, this proven blind system from the USA is being fabricated in the UK by Waverley. The 25-year hardware warranty makes these blinds a ‘fit and forget’ solution which means no...

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Mike Drinnan joins the team and heads up Waverley’s presence in the North

by John James

Contact Mike at m.drinnan@waverley.co.uk , connect on LinkedIn, or call him on 07387 236873 Architects and contractors in the Midlands & North now have faster access to shading expertise. Mike...

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Rebrand

Waverley launch new branding, website & fabric collection

by John James

12 months in the making and the big day has arrived! The result of 12 months of hard work by our marketing department. Our new logo is bolder to mirror our ever-growing presence in the market, and...

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