FalcoZan Cycle Shelter with Sliding Gates for the University of Loughborough
Loughborough University originally contacted Falco back in 2009 as the requirement for secure cycle parking shelters became apparent due to the increasing volume of students travelling to the University by bike. Falco has since provided Loughborough University with a whole range of cycle parking and cycle shelter solutions and this is the latest example for the Pilkington Library area. The FalcoZan shelter fitted within budget and provided the exact specifications the university was looking for. This robust range of cycle shelters was chosen for it's modularity (capable of being extended in any orientation) and also having a number of locking options including this effective sliding gate, providing a lockable facility to keep bike security to a maximum.
Following the successful completion of this first installation and a further increase of students travelling to university by bike, Loughborough University acquired an assortment of FalcoZan cycle shelters across the Universities sites. Since the location of this new cycle shelter was next to a road, the cycle shelter was designed from the university's need to keep the shelter lockable, as with the previous project. To ensure that these gates did not open out wide causing a potential hazard with oncoming traffic, the cycle shelter was designed with sliding gates by Falco's design team, keeping the cycle shelter compact and away from the road. The image attached, taken on a crisp autumn morning, shows the completed cycle shelter installation equipped with toaster rack to accommodate a further 10 bikes.
FalcoZan Range of Cycle Shelters
The FalcoZan range is a neat and simple design robust cycle shelter, ideal for any application. Available in both single and double sided versions, the FalcoZan is a vandal resistant steel cycle shelter with optional side cladding in hardwood slats, corrugated aluzinc sheets or other finishes on application.
The standard 4m wide cycle shelter has a steel fascia integral to the roof section which also has a rainwater collection/outlet.
Single sided cycle shelter
The FalcoZan-180 is the single sided version of the product range. A base module is 3,980mm wide x 2,495mm deep, with a free head height of 2,100mm. The base module can be added to - to create a cycle shelter as wide as required, by using standard ‘add-on' units.
The steelwork and roof of the shelter are hot dip galvanised as standard with an option to polyester powder coat on top of this substrate if required.
Cycle Shelter and Street Furniture Support
For more information about the FalcoZan cycle shelter or any other product from our cycle shelter collection, please contact our helpful sales team on (01538) 380080.