LST Radiator And Radiator Cover News

12 May 2020

How To Select an LST Radiator

Low surface temperature radiators, or LSTs as they’re commonly referred, are becoming the preferred choice for specification in environments where safety is an essential component. Environments such as schools, hospitals, care home and [...]

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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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14 Feb 2020

4 More Factors That Affect The Cost Of Your Metal Radiator Cover

If you read our previous post, you’ll have learn that the size, application and access for cleaning are all factors that can affect the quality and cost of your metal radiator cover. This blog sets out to highlight a further four factors [...]

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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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6 Feb 2020

Why You Should Consider Anti-Ligature TV Cabinets For Prisons

Contour’s anti-ligature TV cabinets have been produced for use in various mental health and secure settings as a way of providing an additional element of safety to vulnerable individuals. Within a custodial environment, specifiers must [...]

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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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24 Jan 2020

Why Pipe Boxing is Essential in Prisons

Image Source Contour provides a complete turnkey solution for our aluminium, steel and plywood pipe boxing ranges, from survey, design and manufacture, through to installation. The purpose for choosing a pipe boxing solution in a custodial [...]

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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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