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2 Mar 2022

Brand New Anti-Ligature & Low Surface Temperature Heating Solutions

When it comes to heating products, safety and hygiene is paramount. Heating considerations might seem like something you can easily overlook during the new construction or refurbishment of public sector buildings but choose the wrong ones [...]

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12 Nov 2020

Pipe Boxing: Why It’s Essential In Young Offender Institutions

For young offender institutions, pipe boxing is essential for a more practical and safety-conscious approach. Pipe boxing helps to reduce issues surrounding the misuse of contraband and the risk of injury through scalding that’s either [...]

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19 Mar 2020

How To Remove Radiator Covers For Cleaning

UPDATED: This blog post about Cleaning radiator covers was updated in March 2020 to reflect more information and latest pictures. Cleaning traditional radiators has always proved to be a challenge. These radiators tend to be large, [...]

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20 Feb 2020

Your Guide To Correct Radiator Specification In Prison Settings

There are a range of product characteristics to consider when carrying out the re-design and/or refurbishment of a prison setting. Suicide, violence, vandalism and the concealment of contraband are issues that the custodial system faces, [...]

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7 Feb 2020

How To Minimise Stash Points Within A Prison Cell

Image Source The smuggling of drugs, mobile phones and weapons is a common area for concern within prisons across the UK. It is therefore important for specifiers to source products that minimise the potential for inmates to conceal items [...]

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24 Jan 2020

Radiators and Guards For Sexual Assault Referral Centres (SARCs)

In the UK alone, there are over forty Sexual Assault Referral Centres (SARCs) that provide forensic services for anyone who has been raped or sexually assaulted. SARCs are designed to be comfortable and multi-functional, providing space [...]

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17 Jan 2020

Radiators For Prisons: The Design Considerations

Image source Prisons in England and Wales have received an unprecedented number of deaths through suicide over the last two years, prompting architects and designers to consider the custodial and detention equipment they specify.

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17 Jan 2020

Anti-Ligature Radiators and Guards For ‘Safer Cells’

Suicide has always been an issue in UK prisons. Year upon year, death figures fluctuate, but a recent report by The Guardian pointed out official figures, stating that suicides increased by 23% last year. In an attempt to combat this, a [...]

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10 Jan 2020

Improve Prison Behaviour With Anti-Ligature Radiators & Guards

Image Source In order to become places of reform, prisons must address the behaviours that are causing widespread strain on the correctional system in the UK today. The smuggling of contraband, for example, accounted for more than 35 [...]

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16 Dec 2019

Contour’s 2019 Blog Highlights

To support you with the design and specification process of the projects you’re working on, Contour aims to provide an information-rich environment to help you specify appropriately. Part of this process involves the regular production of [...]

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