Halfords needed unobtrusive column casings to provide fire protection to structural support columns for the mezzanine floor at its store on the Cambridge Retail Park.
In total, 23 Metza casings finished in a goosewing grey, each 3.6m high casings were used to fit around and protect support columns. This improves their structural integrity and provides additional protection in the event of a fire.
Metza casings are manufactured using an outer skin of coated steel lined with dense fire-resistant Rocksilk matting which acts as a fire barrier and complies with UK Building Regulations.
Encasement Managing Director Martin Taylor said: “Our casings are unobtrusive and provide a stylish solution to conceal and protect the supporting columns with a versatile, easy-to-use fire-resistant material.
“The Metza range is designed and custom manufactured to meet individual needs and the specific requirements of each environment. Fire protection and safety are vital issues for our customers – and therefore essential factors for us when we provide them with tailor-made solutions.”