Falco UK Ltd | News http://www.falco.co.uk/news/ Tue, 16 Aug 2011 13:39:03 GMT Tue, 16 Aug 2011 13:39:03 GMT en-us New Litter bin FalcoFamily http://www.falco.co.uk/news/new-litter-bin-falcofamily/ Environmental issues are the top of most people’s list these days and the UK is steadily increasing it’s waste recycling. One new product from Falco is the FalcoFamily recycling bin collection which adds to our range of recycling litter bins. The FalcoFamily is a colourful collection of robust galvanised Steel litter bins. Cylindrical in shape each set of bins can be orientated in a style to suit your design. The four distinct colours allow the bin to be easily recognisable amongst different collections of rubbish. They also give a sense of fun whilst giving an uplift to any gloomy location. Each bin has a capacity of 90 litres making it perfect for containing high quantity items. They are provided with a manual system to lift and move the lid, to facilitate the emptying of rubbish. Thu, 2 Sep 2010 00:00:00 GMT http://www.falco.co.uk/news/new-litter-bin-falcofamily/ New Cycle Counter http://www.falco.co.uk/news/new-cycle-counter/ The Falco Cycle Counter is an intelligent traffic management product designed to help local authorities proactively manage their cycle planning. By providing up to the minute data on cycle and vehicle use, management teams can plan and organise: • effective cycle routes • cycle path development • signage and information systems • cycle promotion campaigns At the core of the Falco Traffic Controller is a Generic Traffic Controller (GTC). This is an advanced traffic controller, with great flexibility, reliability and scalability. The GTC can operate as a standalone unit of as part of an integrated networked system of controllers, interfacing with a number of different types of traffic signs, ranging from simple flash lights, ‘lane markers’, to advanced information displays. The purpose of the Falco Cycle Counter is to show the number of cyclists on a bicycle path. It shows the number of cyclists per day and year. At the top of the Counter there is a clock indicating time and date. On the reverse it is possible to show city map or other information, alternatively for a two-way bicycle path it is possible to have display on both side of the unit. Already installed in both Copenhagen and Nijmegen, two very strong cycling areas, the cycle counter is already proving to be an effective tool in managing cycle traffic.   Thu, 2 Sep 2010 00:00:00 GMT http://www.falco.co.uk/news/new-cycle-counter/ Falco at IOG Saltex! http://www.falco.co.uk/news/falco-at-iog-saltex/ Falco UK Ltd are pleased to announce that we will be exhibiting a range of cycle parking systems, canopies and street furniture at the annual IOG Saltex exhibition in Windsor this year. Join us at stand D9, anytime from the 7th to the 9th September at Windsor Racecourse, where you can meet our team face to face to see the new FalcoLevel two tier cycle parking system and bike rack. What can Falco do for you? For over 50 years Falco has manufactured high quality cycle parking systems, canopies and street furniture. Falco shelters and canopies can be used for every application; cycling, smoking, bus stops, parent waiting shelters, teen shelters, sports dug-outs etc. Being design led, the Falco systems exert both style and form coupled with high functionality, enabling them to blend with all urban landscapes including towns, schools and parks. The modular nature of Falco shelters and canopy systems enables them to fit into most schemes and environments. All Falco products are both robust and vandal resistant with integral drainage systems. Other products in the Falco range include bike sheds, secure stores and kiosks with a range of wall finishes from Aluzinc, clear, hardwood, mesh or pierced steel - call for our latest catalogue which has a whole range of shelter and canopy solutions. We also have our own CAD facilities to make specifying easier. So do come and visit us at IOG Saltex 2010 and see what Falco can do for you, alternatively a full product brochure can be requested by calling our sales team on 01538 380080. Fri, 3 Sep 2010 00:00:00 GMT http://www.falco.co.uk/news/falco-at-iog-saltex/ New bollard illuminates the urban scene http://www.falco.co.uk/news/new-bollard-illuminates-the-urban-scene/ Falco adds to its’ street furniture range with the new Dalia illuminated bollard for use in both urban and park areas. The Dalia bollard offers a simple yet stylish answer to adding essential traffic guidance, which can be integrated into the urban scene with minimal intrusion. The Illuminated Dalia Beacon Bollard presents a futuristic styled theme as it blends in with its urban surroundings. This urban element has been designed for the marking and signalisation of streets, parks and pedestrian ways, creating an aesthetically pleasing environment.  Manufactured from hot dip galvanised steel ensures the bollard has a maximum life span even in severe urban and coastal exposure. Its upper top is made of bright polished stainless steel and is finished in a black oven painted oxiron polyester. The Dalia Beacon also has the advantage of being economically friendly with a built in compact fluorescent 14W lamp bulbs, ensuring great luminosity but at a minimum cost. Each light offers maximum luminance, but at the same time is not too uncomfortable for driver’s eyes. It is also maintenance free meaning there is no hassle once installed. The Dalia has a width of 140mm and a length of 1000mm making it an ideal size for locations which are crowded or with floor space at a premium. Dalia Beacon offers a glamorous and welcoming approach for any urban setting. Now available on special offer! Please contact a member of the Falco street furniture sales team on (01538) 380080 for more information or to receive our full product brochure, alternatively visit our website at www.falco.co.uk. Wed, 22 Sep 2010 00:00:00 GMT http://www.falco.co.uk/news/new-bollard-illuminates-the-urban-scene/ New FalcoSpan Canopies for Ysgol Y Felin Primary School http://www.falco.co.uk/news/new-falcospan-canopies-for-ysgol-y-felin-primary-school/ This is Ysgol Y Felin Primary school in Conwy, Wales, whose requirement for four shelters was solved using Falco bespoke canopies. Ysgol Y Felin required a weather canopy to be located outside each classroom to keep the students play equipment dry during lesson time. Falco were then able to provide Ysgol Y Felin with a variety of made to measure canopy solutions that fit within their budget and provided the exact services the school was looking for. The robust FalcoSpan canopy was the ideal product identified to shelter the schools play equipment. To meet the buildings dimensions and Ysgol Y Felin’s required specifications, the FalcoSpan canopy had to be redesigned by the Falco design team at no extra cost, to allow the canopy to be slanted at the correct angle to meet the building’s design. As you can see pictured well at home, the attractive FalcoSpan canopy is powder coated in green to maintain an aesthetical look with the school’s play theme. The FalcoSpan canopy offers great flexibility when providing an uncomplicated weather shelter. An exceptionally attractive and open shelter, the FalcoSpan canopy has a very simple construction and great aesthetics. Useful for smoking shelters, walkways, canopies, cycle shelters and general waiting areas, the FalcoSpan covers all options! The cantilevered design is topped with a robust roof section which contains integral gutters enabling waste water to be discharged at ground level via the supporting uprights. There are many project images for Falco canopies and shelters available so do give us a call! For more information about the FalcoSpan canopy or for a quotation, please contact our sales team on (01538) 380080. Mon, 24 Jan 2011 00:00:00 GMT http://www.falco.co.uk/news/new-falcospan-canopies-for-ysgol-y-felin-primary-school/ New Cycle Stand FalcoM http://www.falco.co.uk/news/new-cycle-stand-the-falcomstand/ The new FalcoMstand cycle stand is a new design to maximise Falco’s range of high quality cycle stands. The name simply originating from the ‘M’ shape provides a unique style of cycle stand to meet all urban locations, from shopping centres to towns, parks, stations and schools. The FalcoMstand cycle stand has been designed and manufactured in a cost effective nature whilst ensuring a high quality specification throughout, meaning a highly durable product to withstand high use and constant demand. The cycle stand can accommodate one or two bicycles by locating on either side without becoming entangled by using a chain or cable lock. The general shape of the M stand with its flexible shape provides a secure locking point for any position of the bicycle regardless of type, shape or size. Due to the compact nature of the cycle stand, the size ensures a great product for locations where space is the main constrain, by using a continuous row of FalcoMstand cycle stands to create a mass cycle parking area whilst using minimum space. All Falco cycle stands are hot dip galvanised to BS EN ISO 1461 to provide resistance to rust and can be polyester powder coated in any of the 192 RAL colours to enhance durability and to match a corporate colour or scheme. Other robust cycle stand designs are available by visiting our website at www.falco.co.uk. For more information about the FalcoMstand cycle stand or a quotation for any Falco cycle stand product, please contact our helpful sales team on (01538) 380080. Mon, 24 Jan 2011 00:00:00 GMT http://www.falco.co.uk/news/new-cycle-stand-the-falcomstand/ New FalcoLinea Picnic Table http://www.falco.co.uk/news/new-falcolinea-picnic-table/ The FalcoLinea picnic table is a new addition to the FalcoLinea range of street furniture and reflects the great design lines and aesthetical looks from its family of co-ordinated products. With the FalcoLinea series we have aimed to offer the optimal flexibility in the execution of creative design, providing a robust product to meet all public requirements. The FalcoLinea picnic table is Ideal for schools, parks, towns, playgrounds and shopping centres. The seating system gives architects and designers great flexibility in creating co-ordinated street furniture options. The robust nature of the FalcoLinea picnic table ensures a high quality specification throughout, that can withstand all locations, usage demands and weather types. The length of the FalcoLinea picnic table is 1530mm x 1820mm long. Materials The FalcoLinea picnic table is constructed from wooden slats with galvanised steel plate frame and supports. All steel framework is hot dip galvanised to BS EN ISO 1461 and can be subsequently powder coated in any of the 192 RAL colours to match a corporate colour. For more information about the FalcoLinea picnic table or any of our other picnic products such as the FalcoBloc picnic table, please contact our helpful sales team on (01538) 380080. Wed, 23 Feb 2011 00:00:00 GMT http://www.falco.co.uk/news/new-falcolinea-picnic-table/ New FalcoJona Litter bin http://www.falco.co.uk/news/new-falcojona-litter-bin/ The FalcoJona is a new and robust litter bin in Falco’s range of street furniture products. The FalcoJona is a design led steel litter bin, with simple European lines yet designed to withstand the impact of fireworks. The all steel FalcoJona litter bin has been designed with durability and robust streetscape use in mind, making it perfect for public locations. The durable litter bin container is firework resistant helping it to improve vandal resistance through it’s solid construction. The FalcoJona litter bin has also been designed to prevent litter being placed on top of the bin forcing users to dispose of rubbish correctly – inside the bin. The FalcoJona litter bin is equipped with a solid security lock and triangular key to allow access to the inside container. The inside container of the litter bin features two handles to facilitate the process of emptying. FalcoJona litter bin benefits: • 50 Litre Capacity • Vandal Resistant • Highly Durable • Choice of 192 RAL colours available • Firework resistant container Litter Bin Materials The FalcoJona litter bin is manufactured from zinc plated steel with the inside container manufactured from galvanised coated steel, these materials boast a long lifespan and are fully recyclable. All steel parts of the litter bin can be polyester powder coated in any of the 192 standard RAL colours to enhance durability. For more information about the FalcoJona litter bin or any of our street furniture litter bin products, please contact our helpful sales team on (01538) 380080. Wed, 23 Feb 2011 00:00:00 GMT http://www.falco.co.uk/news/new-falcojona-litter-bin/ FalcoBloc Double Sided Bench http://www.falco.co.uk/news/falcobloc-double-sided-bench/ The FalcoBloc double side bench adds another dimension to the popular FalcoBloc range and boasts the great design lines and solid construction from the single sided version. The double sided bench with its sharp and neat design provides a versatile shape which blends well into both modern and traditional settings. The FalcoBloc range of co-ordinated products correlates paramount quality and a utilitarian design or when powder coated in any of the 192 RAL colours, create a real dominant statement. The framework is manufactured from 80mm square section and all the products in the range can be supplied either free standing or with an additional strip for bolting to a concrete base. As with all the products from our street furniture collection, the FalcoBloc double sided bench is manufactured from hardwood and the steel framework is hot dip galvanised to BS EN ISO 1461 which can be polyester powder coated in any of the 192 RAL colours upon request. Mon, 4 Apr 2011 00:00:00 GMT http://www.falco.co.uk/news/falcobloc-double-sided-bench/ FalcoChess Seating System http://www.falco.co.uk/news/falcochess-seating-system/ The FalcoChess is an innovative seating system that can be adapted to form any artistic arrangement or layout that is desired. Great for locations where room for a typical straight bench may not be available, or why not use as a creative product for any park or garden. The possibilities are endless as the FalcoChess can provide hundreds of shapes and sizes that no ordinary bench can; with the FalcoChess you are never checkmate! The FalcoChess seating arrangement can be adapted in all variations to suit any specific shape or formation, whether it’s the length, height or width that needs to be adjusted. There are many inspirational designs the seating system can form including a zig zag shape, circular, triangular or rectangular, the FalcoChess seating system provides endless shapes and orientations to suit any inspirational design. Also by adjusting the height of the bench supports allows the bench to be used as a table as well as a bench. The seating system is manufactured from hardwood ensuring materials used from a sustainable source and the frame work is manufactured from hot dip galvanised steel which is also very reusable. The steel framework can be polyester powder coated in any of the 192 RAL colours to enhance durability. For more information about the FalcoChess seating system or any other product from our street furniture collection, please contact our helpful sales team on (01538) 380080. 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