As the leading UK performance doorset manufacturer, Leaderflush Shapland continues to innovate for the demanding needs of the building industry
In August 2011, the SIG IM division was acquired by Laidlaw, a leading supplier of ironmongery, integrated doorsets and handrailing solutions
Virtually any door or doorset which has been designed and manufactured by Leaderflush Shapland has performance levels engineered-in above and beyond normal expectations
The brand has great flexibility providing bespoke solutions for any application from major PFI projects to small commercial developments.
The leading commercial interiors supplier offering doorsets, ironmongery, access control, handrail & balustrades, architectural glass, washrooms & partitioning
Leaderflush Shapland is continuously striving to improve the service and quality delivered to our customers. As a result of this aim we are constantly seeking talented, forward thinking individuals
Leaderflush Shapland as part of the Laidlaw Interiors Group has a set of Core Values or guiding principles
Providing an overview of its specialist products and services, Laidlaw Interiors Group (LIG) has launched its new corporate video, delivering an insight into its expertise and the capability of its divisions.
Issues to consider include the adoption of factory-assembled doorsets to improve environmental efficiency, techniques to maximise operational design life and, particularly, use of verifiable sustainable timber sources.
As a business we set high standards of environmental performance across all our manufacturing sites and work closely with our supply chain to play our part in conserving the world's natural resources
As a natural, organic, renewable material that is also recyclable, waste-efficient, biodegradable and non-toxic, timber has many environmental advantages for the building industry - and doorsets in particula
Leaderflush Shapland recognises that working conditions, which are safe and promote good health are vital to achieving business excellence
An exhaustive performance testing programme enables us to offer the widest available scope for certification and assessment of flush performance doorsets
The aim of the Leaderflush Shapland is to provide products and services that consistently satisfy our customers and earn us the reputation of being clearly superior over our competitors
We consider the performance and design aspects of doors and doorsets in relation to legislation, British Standards and NHS requirements
All you need to know about doors and doorsets in education: a step-by-step approach,
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Leaderflush Shapland take a collaborative approach to work closely with architects, contractors and specifiers to ensure design and performance requirements of the project are met, while complying with relevant Building Standards and Building Regulations for the commercial sector.
This section contains information on important Regulations, as well as other standards and documents that have an impact on doors and doorsets
This section outlines detailed technical information to supplement individual Leaderflush Shapland product range brochures which should be read in conjunction.
Clear opening width' is measured up to any projecting door item including furniture, weatherboards, etc
We can help specifiers with selection and provide samples of veneers and products which are useful during the project planning stage
RIBA assessed CPD seminars from Leaderflush Shapland
The following figures give an indication of the Light Refl ectance Values (LRVs) of commonly used door face materials and ironmongery finish options
The core product offer from Leaderflush Shapland is the Designer range of flush performance doorsets, providing specifiers the opportunity to produce unique designs meeting specific performance requirements
The use of radiused vertical edges to door leaves and all frame edges, and the postforming of facings around them, is an integral part of the Plasform® concept
The Extended Performance Range takes fully engineered flush doorsets to the highest specified performance levels while offering freedom of choice with styles and finishes
The Pivette doorset is based on a unique two-leaf articulated design, developed to minimise door swing area whilst maximising clear opening width
The innovative and exclusive facing option. With Envision, your doorset design is limited only by your imagination
Sentinel is an innovative hand and finger protection solution that allows specifiers and architects to achieve outstanding performance, without compromising design or architectural integrity
As part of our ongoing product development programme we are pleased to be able to add Hygieniform Eco to the Hygieniform range.
EnduraCor is a cost-effective engineered performance core which is both versatile and stable
When Hygienilac is added to wood lacquers, it kills most species of bacteria including C.diff, MRSA, Salmonella and E.coli and goes on killing them for the lifetime of the lacquer - up to 10 years.
Intelliglass provides an excellent design innovation in doorsets creating new options for specifiers.
As part of the core offer which includes flush fitting ironmongery, Leaderflush Shapland has put together a range of architectural hardware to provide a complete end-to-end solution for a total doorset package
EcoGuardTM offers contractors and installers, accurate and even coverage around the perimeter of the frame all in one clean and simple on-site application - without the requirement for tubes of intumescent mastic, which can be difficult and messy to work with.
An increased awareness of the potential hazard of patient barricade together with an increased awareness of the risk of ligature points represented by doorset components, has led Leaderflush Shapland to launch an innovative anti-barricade, anti-ligature doorset solution.
In some environments such as schools and hospitals it is desirable for vision panels to offer both a security and a privacy solution.
As part of the Laidlaw Interiors Group (LIG), Leaderflush Shapland offers financial strength, security and global enterprise, whilst our UK regional business centres can be relied upon to deliver local knowledge.
Fire resistance is one of the most fundamental performance criteria for fire doors and doorsets, resulting in a complexity of interrelated regulations, standards and guides
Fire resistance is one of the most fundamental performance criteria for fire doors and doorsets, resulting in a complexity of interrelated regulations, standards and guides.
Acoustic control within buildings using acoustic doors can be a complex area traditionally involving either specialist consultants or a purely subjective approach
A wide choice of high performance security doorsets has been developed by Leaderflush Shapland for situations requiring resistance against forced entry, vandalism and more serious burglary or armed attack
Various documents, including BS 8214, stress the importance of specifying the appropriate classification of doors to ensure long-term performance under anticipated uses.
With hygiene being such a critical factor across all sectors, Leaderflush Shapland introduce Hygienlic, an anti-bacterial finish for infection control in doors and doorsets
Leaderflush Shapland has developed the Leadline range of doorsets providing various levels of X-ray protection while accommodating all the standard Leaderflush Shapland facing options
As a business we set high standards of environmental performance across all our manufacturing sites and work closely with our supply chain to play our part in conserving the world’s natural resources. In order to minimise our impact on the environment, we have developed an ISO 14001 Environmental Management System designed to continuously improve our environmental performance.
We meet and, where practical, exceed all legislative, regulatory and other requirements, which apply to our business and our Environmental aspects.
We work with our timber suppliers to meet the requirements of FSC and the government endorsed CPET environmental timber purchasing policy.
We promote, wherever possible, those products which contribute to conservation of resources and energy and are committed to reduction of our Co2 and GHG.
We are working to find better ways of reducing waste, while improving the recycling and reuse of waste that we generate.
We are committed to the prevention of pollution in all forms and are reducing air pollution, particularly from our boiler plants. We ensure that effluent discharges are minimised and the possibilities of accidental water pollution are eliminated.
We aim to continually improve the environmental performance of the company by setting clear objectives, targets and supporting programmes.
We are raising awareness and understanding of the company's environmental policy and its implications to all persons who work for and on behalf of the company.
We encourage an open and ongoing dialogue with those individuals or organisations that have a bona fide interest in the company’s activities and shall make available information on our environmental performance on a regular basis.
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Leaderflush Shapland Timber Purchasing Policy
Leaderflush Shapland is committed to the following principles:
The company recognises its responsibility to all customers, suppliers and staff to base its commercial activities on well-managed forests.
2. Legality & Sustainability
As part of this policy the Leaderflush Shapland avoid using:
Wood that has been illegally harvested
Wood harvested in violation of traditional and civil rights
Wood harvested in forests where global environmental conservation priorities are
threatened by management activities
Wood harvested from converted plantations, or non forest use
Wood from genetically modified trees.
3. Endangered Species
The company will not source any timber species prohibited under Appendix I of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES).
4. Traceability and Supplier Monitoring
The company will seek from suppliers:
a - evidence of commitment to continuous improvement in environmental performance.
b - clearest practicable information on the sources of wood products.
c - evidence of good forest management practice at the origin of wood products.
5. Timber Certification
The company will only accept or use certificates which include claims of environmental soundness or sustainability if these are supported by publicly available standards drawn up in a fully participatory, transparent and objective manner and backed by independent inspection E.g. FSC PEFC
6. Avoid Boycotts
The company will not encourage boycotts or bans on specific species of timber. Notwithstanding this, the company will cease to source any species if its supply is in breach of principles 2 or 3 above.
7. Avoid Misleading Claims
The company will at all times strive to avoid misleading and unsubstantiated environmental claims in relation to wood products supplies.
8. Preparing Staff
The company will ensure that all employees associated with timber purchasing are encouraged to act in accordance with this Policy and are given appropriate education and training to do so, if required.
The company has appointed a Senior Executive to be responsible for the implementation of this Policy and will ensure that environmental issues relevant to the Policy are discussed regularly at the highest level of management.
10. Continuous Improvement
The company will define its own programmes and establish its own objectives and targets, to achieve continuous improvement in environmental performance.
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