Liverpool Shopping Park is officially opened

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Friday 20th October saw the official opening the first phase of the new £100m Liverpool Shopping Park.  Studiotech have been responsible for delivering the feature lighting to various areas throughout the project including linear facade feature lighting, catenary lighting and not forgetting the illumination of the giant Mecanno Liver Bird. 

The 30ft sculpture was commissioned by The Derwent Group, Liverpool City Council and Spin Master – the owners of Meccano and designed by internationally-renowned local artist Emma Rodgers to commemorate Liverpool-born toy-maker Frank Hornby and the first Mecanno factory.

It has been a pleasure working with such a fantastic design and delivery team at Liverpool Shopping Park which included The Derwent Group, AEW Architects, Caddick Construction, Warrington Martin project managers and Tace M&E Consulting.

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The Light makes The Lux Awards 2017 shortlist!

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What great news that The Light has been shortlisted in the 'Retail Lighting Project of the Year' category in this year's Lux Awards.  Such a fantastic project to be involved with and working in great company, collaborating with the talented lighting design team at Hoare Lea Lighting.

The Light has been shortlisted alongside some truly brilliant projects and we excitedly wait to see which project will be awarded winners on the night.

Good luck team Light Leeds! 

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Top safety accreditation for Studiotech

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Studiotech are pleased to announce that we have been awarded accreditation from Alcumus SafeContractor for achieving excellence in health & safety in the workplace.   Alcumus SafeContractor is a leading third party accreditation scheme which recognises extremely rigorous standards in health & safety management amongst contractors.

The company's application for SafeContractor accreditation was driven by the need for a uniform standard across the business.  

Gemma Archibald, Director of Alcumus SafeContractor said: "Major organisations simply cannot afford to run the risk of employing contractors who are not able to prove that they have sound health and safety policies in place."

"More companies need to understand the importance of adopting good risk management in the way that Studiotech has done. The firm’s high standard has set an example which hopefully will be followed by other companies within this sector.  SafeContractor plays a vital role in supporting our clients in meeting their compliance needs, whilst working with their contractors as they progress through the accreditation process.”

'The Village' at White Rose opens

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Exciting news! Yesterday was the official opening of 'The Village' at Land Sec's White Rose Shopping Centre. Studiotech were responsible for detail design, supply, installation and programming of the external feature lighting which included both the catenary and the under canopy lighting.  This is the first section of the public realm scheme which Studiotech have responsibility for the lighting throughout.  White Rose Opening

Bowmer & Kirkland Hat-trick!

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Over the past few months, the Studiotech team haven't had much chance to rest!  A handful of the projects responsible for keeping our team so busy all have one thing in common; Bowmer & Kirkland acting as main contractor.

We have recently completed lighting solutions at three different Bowmer & Kirkland sites, each with their own unique and very different lighting requirements.

Back in October '16 our team completed the feature lighting within the reception at Media City's new office building 'Tomorrow'.  Working closely with the design team involved, we provided the supply, installation and initial programming of the 'Tomorrow' feature signage, we also provided the supply and installation of the feature strip lighting to highlight the pivoting room dividers, also a main focal point within the reception area.

This project was shortly followed by 'The Light' in Leeds, again being led by Bowmer & Kirkland.  Studiotech took on the bespoke feature lighting, signage and re-branding throughout the refurbishment of this busy leisure led centre.  Working closely with the whole design and development team we ensured our lighting solution was delivered to a high but affordable quality.

Finally, we recently completed on site at The Mander Centre in Wolverhampton.  Studiotech designed and installed the bespoke oval pendant lighting during it's two phased refurbishment, nicely completing our hat-trick of Bowmer & Kirkland projects.

All three projects were a great success and we are proud to add them to the Studiotech portfolio.

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