September 14, 2021

Zero Net Carbon Emissions for the Scottish Housing Sector by 2045

Scottish Housing Day 2021 (15 September) aims to highlight the positive impact housing has on people and communities across Scotland. This year, the event places […]

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September 1, 2021

Streetspace has joined the Everything FM framework designed to innovate public sector procurement

Streetspace is now an approved supplier on the Everything FM framework; the fast, compliant, and flexible solution that enables the delivery of a broad range […]

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August 12, 2021

Secured by Design accredited cycle and external storage solutions!

The last year has seen a huge increase cycle usage, but unfortunately there has also been an increase in cycle theft. Professional gangs with cordless […]

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June 21, 2021

Streetspace sponsors Kent Teacher of the Year

We are delighted to be announcing our sponsorship of the Kent Teacher of the Year Awards for 2021, helping recognise the vital contribution of teaching […]

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June 21, 2021

metroSTOR sponsors The Green School Awards

metroSTOR is proud to be sponsoring Inspire Schools / KM Charity Team’s Green School Awards for 2021, celebrating children in Kent’s contributions to make our […]

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June 10, 2021

CAD Models and Technical Drawing for External Works Products!

From the earliest design stages; clear, accurate and readily available technical information on storage capacities and operational space requirements for external works products is essential […]

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June 10, 2021

Upgrade from marquees to permanent structures!

  In recent months, we’ve seen first-hand how school canopies and marquees are increasing educational opportunities and encouraging pupils to get outside during break and […]

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April 30, 2021

Skin Cancer Awareness Month – Creating Sun Safe Schools!

  This year we are proud to be supporting UK charity Skcin. Skcin’s mission is to reverse the soaring rates of skin cancer for our […]

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April 22, 2021

Top Safety Accreditation for Streetspace

Streetspace has been awarded accreditation from Alcumus SafeContractor for achieving excellence in health and safety in the workplace. Alcumus SafeContractor is a leading third-party accreditation […]

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April 19, 2021

Streetspace is awarded a place on ESPO’s Street Furniture framework (615)!

Streetspace Group has been awarded a place on ESPO Framework 615 to supply street furniture. Through the framework Streetspace Group can supply and install a […]

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March 25, 2021

Specifier ready cycle storage solutions

There is a planning requirement for all new and refurb developments stating that a certain quantity of cycle storage should be provided for residents. This […]

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March 22, 2021

Fresh air, the key to safer schools!

Ensuring that there is a good supply of fresh air in classrooms, dining halls and sports halls is a valuable resource in the fight against […]

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March 17, 2021

Considered design helps improve recycling rates!

Recycling in the UK Global Recycling Day comes just over a week after the revelation that in the UK more waste is currently burned than […]

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February 26, 2021

Bin screens, a cost-effective way of meeting FRA requirements!

Fire Risk Assessment (FRA) requirements With new details still coming to light in the going Grenfell Tower Inquiry, it’s safe to say that fire safety […]

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February 17, 2021

Our 10-point guide to successful communal bin store facilities

Our 10-point guide to successful communal bin store facilities We all applaud our front-line housing services staff during the current pandemic, and rightly so, as […]

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January 21, 2021

Canopies – the permanent alternative to a marquee!

Experiencing the potential of covered outdoor space Schools, colleges and universities throughout the UK have found creative ways of adapting very quickly to Covid-19 guidelines, […]

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January 13, 2021

Continuing to support the UK social housing sector throughout 2021

Social housing funding problems continue in 2021  2020 was certainly full of challenges, with the Covid-19 pandemic hitting us all broadside at the same time […]

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January 11, 2021

Reducing fire risk for councils and housing associations in 2021

As director at Streetspace, I’ve worked with the metroSTOR brand since its inception in 2011. metroSTOR’s range of external storage solutions are designed to reduce […]

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December 8, 2020

Sport Facilities – Helping To Tackle Obesity

Obesity in the UK: a major problem Health and fitness for people of all ages is a major social issue in the UK and one […]

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November 20, 2020

Canopies providing extra space for year group bubbles are now available on finance!

Installing permanent all-weather canopies has enabled many schools to address distancing guidelines in response to the pandemic, as well as their longer-term need for extra dining […]

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November 4, 2020

COVID-19 Streetspace Ltd Update

In the light of UK Government announcements regarding new national restrictions in place from 5 November, we would like to reassure our customers that we […]

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September 17, 2020

Prepare for the golden age of cycling, with secure accessible cycle storage for everyone

The news that TFL are preparing to rapidly expand physical infrastructure dedicated to cycling will have been welcome news for the millions across the capital […]

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September 17, 2020

Homes at the Heart

The clear correlation between poverty, overcrowded housing and Covid-related deaths has underlined in bold the need for councils to make massive and sustained investment in […]

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March 5, 2020

Your chance to be named an EcoChampion

Schools, charities and businesses that make their community safer, cleaner or greener can earn recognition for their work.Nominations are now being accepted for the coveted […]

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February 24, 2020

Act now to ensure you have extra dining capacity for the start of academic year

Schools needing to increase their dining or sports capacity by September must act now if they are to meet planning and construction timeframes. Covered areas […]

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February 14, 2020

Green school awards showcase passion for the environment

Students from Dover College are named Overall Green Champions at the Green School Awards Simon Dolby from Streetspace presents the award to Shorne CEP School […]

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February 13, 2020

Streetspace earns premium accreditation

Streetspace Ltd has been awarded CHAS Premium Plus status. The Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme verifies organisations that meet high standards for compliance, risk prevention and […]

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February 4, 2020

War on Plastics earns school Eco Champion status

Northgate High School, Norfolk has been awarded the Eco Champion Mark in recognition of the work the organisation has delivered through its War on Plastics […]

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January 23, 2020

Green leaders to be honoured at annual awards

Streetspace is set to play a leading role in the south east’s Green School Awards in February. The event will be staged in two weeks […]

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January 20, 2020

Help for head teachers in battle to maximise space

Maximising use of space is of critical importance to schools and colleges. Whether it is in the classroom or on the sports pitch, every inch of […]

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January 15, 2020

Dedication of school staff to be celebrated

Three regional education awards will shine the spotlight on the teachers and support staff making a real difference in schools across the south east. Streetspace […]

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November 25, 2019

School drives home green travel message

A Headmaster with a passion for cycling is changing the culture at a Berkshire school to encourage green travel. Jesse Elzinga, Headmaster of Reading Blue […]

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November 1, 2019

Lack of funding leading to demise of school library

Children with weak literacy skills are more likely to end up as homeless or in prison than their well-read peers, argues Streetspace Communications Manager Simon […]

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October 2, 2019

Canopy boosts learning opportunities for all

Building a covered canopy on the campus of a Kent school boosted learning opportunities in music, sport and a host of academic subjects. OneSchool Global […]

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September 27, 2019

Bakers get creative in the kitchen for Macmillan

More than 20 staff at Hythe-based Streetspace got creative in the kitchen for Macmillan Cancer Support. The hotly contested cake-bake was staged as a competition […]

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September 13, 2019

Mammoth canopy covers student courtyard

One of the largest single projects undertaken by Kent-based Streetspace is currently underway at a Rochester school. With 1,000m2 of covered space, the £500k investment […]

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August 15, 2019

Sport England’s advice on covered outdoor spaces

Part of the Streetspace mission is to create environments for every child and adult to get the recommended 60 minutes physical exercise per day, so […]

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July 11, 2019

Green Roof Canopies: Sedum Roof Cost & FAQs

What is a sedum roof?  A sedum roof is also known as a green roof. It consists of a layer of vegetation (living plants) grown […]

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July 10, 2019

Green Roof Canopies: How to Maintain a Sedum Roof

Green roofs, also known as sedum roofs, are becomingly increasingly popular to enhance the ecology of an area and make a valuable contribution to the […]

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July 5, 2019

British weather doesn’t have to stop the rise of padel tennis in the UK

The sport of padel tennis, also known as just padel, is probably still unknown to most people in the UK but that might be about […]

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June 10, 2019

Cyclists at Streetspace complete epic ride for charity

  The team at Streetspace have just smashed their epic 874-mile static cycling challenge, raising vital funds for the local charity Porchlight! This incredible achievement […]

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October 9, 2018

Independent School Facilities – Making Improvements In Challenging Times

It’s no secret that the UK is facing significant funding challenges for state schools. However, recent evidence suggests that significant financial constraints are also extending […]

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September 28, 2018

Top 10 Best Glass Buildings in the World

Many versatile materials have been used to construct buildings throughout the world, but few give more beautiful and entrancing results than glass. The use of […]

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September 27, 2018

Special Needs Schools – How Creating Quality Environments Aids Development

According to a report from the London Assembly Education Panel, there has been a 20% increase in the past decade in the number of children […]

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September 27, 2018

How To Create Stress Free Environments In Schools

“There is an expanding body of scientific evidence linking the human experience in the natural world to better physical and mental health and enhanced cognitive […]

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August 8, 2018

CIF Bids – How to Maximise ROI

The Condition Improvement Fund (CIF) is an annual bidding round for schools, academies and colleges that need to apply for capital funding to improve their […]

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June 22, 2018

Secondary School Classrooms – What Does The Future Hold

    The pressure on secondary schools is at an all-time high. The Department for Education projects that the number of pupils in the state […]

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