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Corporation Street Bridge

Vitrine Systems Ltd are proud to announce that we have recently completed the Corporation Street Bridge at the Arndale Center in Manchester. This iconic structure was originally built to replace the previous bridge which was damaged beyond repair when an IRA bomb exploded on the street below. It’s replacement however has not stood the test of time. Vitrine Systems was brought in by F Parkinson, the Main Contractor working for Manchester City Council and the Arndale Center, to restore the bridge to its former glory. Vitrine dismantled the bridge glazing and reassembled it with brand new materials including all new laminated glass with steel cable support inserts. This critical upgrade to the system allows the bridge to be properly maintained, especially internally beneath the pedestrian bridge. Making it safe for operatives to gain access and also give the Council and the Arndale center peace of mind that should there be a glass breakage for whatever reason the public below will not be showered with broken glass. Manchester City Council and the Arndale Center were very pleased with the results and the Major of Manchester officially opened the bridge on the 09th September ’11. F Parkinson said of Vitrine:

"In a time when criticism is easily given, I would like to do the contrary and express my thanks for all your company's efforts on the Arndale Bridge project. From estimating to design and from the workmen on site to management you have been professional in your approach and embraced the proactive partnering culture that we choose to adopt."

Steve Williamson, F Parkinson Building Contractors

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Vitrine hires new Designer

Vitrine Systems are pleased to welcome Roel Romero to the Design Team. Over the past year Vitrine Systems has been expanding our Design and Build capabilities. With the addition of Roel and his unique skills in Design and Innovation, Vitrine Systems will be able to offer our clients the same great service on larger and more complex projects than ever before.

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Vitrine launches new Website

Vitrine Systems are pleased to release our new Website. We hope the new site will help expand our client base and communicate to potential Clients what services we can provide them and welcome them into the Team.

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Vitrine successfully complete Roundhouse replacements

One of the largest mobile tower cranes in the UK was employed by Vitrine in assisting in carrying out an intricate glass replacement programme on a strict deadline for the historic Roundhouse arts venue in Camden. Vitrine’s successful project completion will help to ensure this legendary building - which has played host to a range of acts, from Jimi Hendrix to Adele– remains in great condition for years to come.

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Vitrine Systems Hands over Stratford Station project

Vitrine Systems have successfully completed the Old Market Station project in Stratford, London. Vitrine installed full height Structural Glazing, Sliding Stacking Doors and Fire Rated Doors to this newly renovated station. Vitrine Systems Partnered were contracted by Diamond Build who we worked closely with to resolve the kind of issues that are related to refurbishing an old building to high spec.

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Vitrine secure on-going contract with DTZ Facilities Services

Vitrine’s specialist maintenance division are trusted with caring for the glazing at some of the most prolific glazed structures in the UK - We’ve recently agreed to continue our successful relationship with DTZ facilities in carrying out glazing maintenance and inspections projects for their high profile shopping centres around the UK.

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Vitrine Systems hands over The Corinthia Hotel

Vitrine Systems have successfully completed the installation of the new Roof light to the Spa in the newly refurbished Corinthia Hotel, London. The roof light consisted of a number of triangular laminated glass units housed in a bespoke framing system which was then hung from a rear frame, all Designed and Build by Vitrine Systems. The glass was then filmed with 18 Carat White gold, giving the units a worn mirror effect similar to that of antique mirrors. Vitrine worked closely with the architects to achieve the exacting requirements of the client and coordinated with the Veroglamise contractor in order to complete this stunning structure.

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Vitrine Hires new Site Maintenance Manger

Vitrine Systems are pleased to welcome Scott Northway to the Team. Over the past few months Vitrine Systems have been expanding further in the Maintenance and Refurbishment sector and with the inclusion of Scott and his unique skill set we will be able to offer our Clients the same great service in more locations more often.

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The Guildhall is once again watertight thanks to Vitrine Systems

Vitrine recently completed a roof light refurbishment project at the historic Guildhall in central London. The roof light had been leaking for the past ten years and after various attempts by other contractors failed to solve the problems long term management called in the specialists. We performed a survey on the roof light system and then reported on our findings, submitting an extensive report with recommendations on how to solve the water ingress issue. The client then further employed Vitrine to carry out these recommendations and now the roof light has been restored and the system is once again water tight and working properly.

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Vitrine Systems Awarded Hagley Hall Roof lights

Vitrine Systems are proud to announce that we have been awarded the contract to supply two new roof lights to the prestigious Country Manor of Hagley Hall. The Hall is currently undergoing some major renovations, one of which is to the replace the roofs that burned down in World War 2. Vitrine are pleased to be supply the Lord of the manor with two new bespoke roof lights to restore the building to its former glory and help secure its continued use for the next generation.

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Vitrine Systems Awarded Glass Replacements and Refurbishment with Hammerson’s in Birmingham

Having worked with Hammerson’s for a number of years, Vitrine systems were the natural choice to carry out a number of glass replacements and the refurbishment at a prestigious location in Birmingham. The systems used in the property are Pilkington Planar and Ekelt, both of which Vitrine Systems have extensive knowledge of. The team is looking forward to a successful project and furthering our relationship with the Hammerson’s Management team.

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