LST Radiator And Radiator Cover News

29 Apr 2020

LST Radiators Q&A: How To Select LST Radiators For Mental Health Projects

Good design in mental health inpatient environments can positively impact the way that people feel about themselves, other people and even change the way that they behave.

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22 Apr 2020

What Colours Are Available for LST Radiators?

Contour LST radiators are bespoke and made to order, meaning that no two jobs are the same.  You are empowered with complete control of the colour of your low-surface temperature radiators, suiting your designs and environments without [...]

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3 Apr 2020

Everything You Need To Know About Pipe Boxing

Concealing exposed pipework is essential to ensure that safety standards are met in healthcare, mental health, custodial, education and local authority sectors. Alongside this, the pipe boxing’s smooth surface allows for efficient, [...]

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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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31 Jan 2020

Anti Ligature Ventilation Grilles For Prisons: Part 2

Continuing with our topic of ventilation grilles for prisons, this blog post aims to highlight further benefits of Contour’s unique anti-ligature ventilation grille design. Our previous post highlighted the importance of the ventilation [...]

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31 Jan 2020

Anti Ligature Ventilation Grilles For Prisons: Part 1

Contour’s anti-ligature ventilation grilles closely align with the requirements set out by the Ministry of Justice in providing safe, secure prison cells. The high-security grille is designed to promote and maintain airflow, whilst [...]

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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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3 Sep 2019

5 Ligature Statistics That May Surprise You

The growing concern around suicide in mental health settings has prompted clinicians, estates professionals and specifiers to assess ligature risks. This has resulted in the production of anti-ligature products in rooms that are occupied [...]

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30 Aug 2019

5 Hidden Dangers To Prove Why Anti-Ligature Products Are Essential

If you’ve read any of our recent blogs, you’ll be aware of the alarming statistics involving suicide in mental health settings, and how many of these suicides can be attributed to hanging. It’s a sad fact that those receiving psychiatric [...]

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