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Case Studies

Warner Bros

The sprawling Warner Bros. impressive studio complex in Leavesden in the South East of England is the largest movie-making facility in Europe – where blockbusting productions like the series of Harry Potter films are created. As part of a £100 million development at the state-of-the-art studios, Zip‑Clip was chosen for the suspended trunking and basket…

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Rolls-Royce plc

The Rolls-Royce site in Derby is the home to one of the best-known brands in world manufacturing – responsible for industrial power and aero engines that are widely recognised for their design quality and engineering performance. Throughout the manufacturing facilities of this giant industrial site, Zip‑Clip systems securely suspend lighting, trunking, baskets and trays. And,…

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London Olympic Aquatics Centre

This distinctive building, which won the prestigious RIBA Stirling prize, required a particular suspension solution. For example, the highly chlorinated environment demanded corrosion-free qualities. And the curvaceous form, inspired by the fluid geometry of water in motion, required more flexibility than could be offered by more traditional methods. The solution came in the form of…

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Jaguar Land Rover

As the UK’s largest automotive manufacturing business, Jaguar Land Rover is built around two iconic British car brands: Land Rover, the world’s leading manufacturer of premium all-wheel drive vehicles and Jaguar, one of the world’s premier luxury sports saloon and sports car marques. Jaguar Land Rover has used the Zip‑Clip range across several of its…

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Ferrari World

Ferrari World Abu Dhabi is a theme park created in tribute to everything Ferrari – aiming to provide people of all ages with the most thrilling theme park experience in the Middle East. Beginning in November 2007, the construction took three years to complete, and the park has the largest steel frame requiring 12,370 tons…

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DOHA Heritage Building

When Zip‑Clip were asked to provide a suspension solution for traditional Qatari woven ceilings in the renovation of iconic Doha heritage buildings, it was a customer requirement that the fittings should not be seen. Originally the M12 rod had been proposed, but its appearance was not exactly what the consultant had in mind, so Zip‑Clip…

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BBC TV Centre

The BBC Television Centre in west London was the much-loved home of BBC Television from 1960 to 2013. In 2014 the site was purchased by developers Stanhope plc who embarked on a £200 million overhaul of the grade II-listed building. The design masterplan included 1,000 new homes together with leisure facilities, and brand new studio…

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American Embassy

The new American Embassy, built on a five-acre site at Nine Elms in southwest London, has been designed by award winning US architects Kieran Timberlake following a competition run by the US State Department. Within this large crystalline cube building, all of the suspended systems needed to meet the exacting US building standards. Given that…

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