Street Furniture News
Our towns and cities are constantly evolving to cope with changes in social, technological, and environmental needs. But how is street furniture set to evolve in 2024?
Birthday celebrations for Artform Urban, a charity trek in the Peak District and the launch of a new HVM-compliant seat were just three of the highlights of a busy 2023 for the Bailey Street Furniture Group (BSFG).
Case Study: Soho Wharf - Street Furniture Direct supply seating to all new neighbourhood in Birmingham
Street Furniture Direct worked closely with Kilhan Construction to understand the specific requirements and delivered a robust range of Cruise benches
As our cities grow and more people move into already populated urban spaces, the importance of green spaces and natural wildlife increases.
With the UK Government's Net Zero policy as a guiding framework and the emphasis on reducing carbon footprint for projects, the criteria for selecting street furniture now includes more than just design and durability.
Street furniture is increasingly influencing our urban environments, adding aesthetic value and functional improvements with well thought out seating, litter bins, tree protection, planters, bollards, cycle parking and shelters. However, there's a lurking challenge that many in the industry face - vandalism.
In recent years, the focus on inclusivity and accessibility has transformed many aspects of our society, including how towns and cities are designed. As expert suppliers of high-quality street furniture, Street Furniture Direct is aware of these evolving needs and we work closely with sub-contractors to meet them.
Specifying street furniture for outdoor areas can be a complex process. There are many factors to consider during specification to find the right design and functionality to enhance the local area. These include material selection, aesthetic appeal, availability, function (so what street furniture products are needed for the space), transportation to site, and ease of installation.
Amsterdam, Paris, Frankfurt, 20 July 2023 - Tikehau Capital, the global alternative asset management group, announced today that it has signed an agreement to acquire a majority stake in CReators of the Outside WorlD (“CROWD”, or “the Company”), a panEuropean leading provider of cycling infrastructure and sustainable street furniture, based in the Netherlands, with a strong presence in the DACH Region, from Convent Capital, an investment company based in Amsterdam.
As a sub-contractor, integrating picnic tables into your outdoor projects can greatly enhance the usability and aesthetics of your client’s space. Whether you are working on a public town centre project or a commercial development where they are enhancing the outdoor area, picnic benches are a great addition to your project.