The Shard

London, UK

The Shard is a 72-storey skyscraper in London. Its construction began in March 2009. It opened to the public on 1 February 2013. Standing 309.6 metres high, The Shard is the tallest building in the European Union.

The glass-clad pyramidal tower has 72 habitable floors, with a viewing gallery and open-air observation deck – the UK's highest – on the 72nd floor, at a height of 244.3 metres.
 

  • Highrise
  • Commercial
  • Landmark
  • Leisure & Hospitality
  • Residential
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Beetham Tower Manchester

Manchester, UK

Called the Hilton Tower by locals, the 47-storey Beetham Tower, designed by Ian Simpson, is the city’s tallest building.  Standing at 168 metres, the landmark construction can be seen from 10 other English counties on a clear day.  It is the tallest residential building in the UK with the first 22 floors used by the Hilton Hotels. Floor 23 is houses the Cloud Bar, while floors 25 and above provide apartments and penthouse apartments.

  • Highrise
  • Landmark
  • Leisure & Hospitality

Durham Cathedral

Durham, UK

Durham Cathedral, the 1,000-year-old World Heritage Site and one of Britain’s most visited buildings, is now protected by market-leading intelligent fire panels from Advanced.

  • Landmark
  • Historic
  • Cultural
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King's Cross Station

London, UK

Advanced supplied intelligent panels for fire detection and smoke damper control as part of the the King’s Cross/ St. Pancras Underground Station redevelopment. Phase 1 included construction of a new Western Ticket Hall located in front of St. Pancras station and the expansion of the current Tube Ticket Hall. Phase 2 also used Advanced’s intelligent control panels, involving the construction of a new Northern Ticket Hall located to the west of King’s Cross station.

  • Landmark
  • Government
  • Transport
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Landmark Pinnacle

Isle of Dogs, London

Standing 75 floors high at the head of the South Dock in the heart of Canary Wharf, the Landmark Pinnacle will, on completion in 2020, be the tallest residential building in Europe with more habitable floors than any other building in London, the UK and Europe. With prices starting from £480,000 and amenities including a roof garden, gym, private dining facilities and a cinema, London’s latest skyscraper, at 239 meters tall, will offer stunning views across London and the surrounding counties.

Millennium Stadium

Cardiff, UK

Located in the Welsh capital of Cardiff, the landmark Millennium Stadium is home to both the national football and rugby teams of Wales, frequently staging international sporting events that fill its maximum capacity of 74,500. In addition to hosting England and FA Cup matches during the Wembley redevelopment, the Millennium Stadium has also hosts concerts and other events, sometimes beneath its fully retractable roof. 

  • Landmark
  • Sports & Entertainment

London Underground

London, UK

More commonly known as the Tube to everyday commuters, the London Underground is a rapid transit system serving the Greater London and some surrounding areas. Its routes serve 270 stations on 11 lines, with over 250 miles of track. The network incorporates part of the world’s first underground railway – The Metropolitan Railway. Integrated under public ownership in 1933, the Tube now serves 3.66 million passengers daily.  A multi-billion ongoing improvement plan is now underway to bring the network up to modern standards and prepare for further growth in London’s population.

  • Landmark
  • Transport

Tyne Tunnels

Tyne & Wear, UK

The first Tyne Tunnel was completed in 1967 and the second in 2011, after which the 1967 tunnel was comprehensively refurbished to include a new evacuation tunnel and the latest safety standards. Today, the twin tunnels provide a vital transport link, carrying the A19 trunk road under the Tyne River in North East England.  Around 36,000 vehicles use the twin tunnels every day, a figure which is expected to rise to 43,000 by 2021.

  • Landmark
  • Transport
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Bath Empire

Bath, UK

Advanced MxPro 5 panels have been chosen to protect the historic Empire Hotel building in Bath, UK.

  • Landmark
  • Leisure & Hospitality
  • Historic
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