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Get the look with Altro

Calling all designers and specifiers: Altro have launched new inspirational content, diving into a design look and exploring how it was created and, most importantly, why.

15 February 2021

NEW: Altro Global Transport LinkedIn page

New for 2021, Altro has launched a transport sector-specific LinkedIn page for our global transport customers.

03 February 2021

Altro recognised with ProCure22 Award

ProCure22 Awards Announced for 2020Capital and operational cost efficiencies totalling £14.9m for NHS clients through the ProCure22 Standard Components initiative announce the winners for 2020.

22 January 2021

Altro Whiterock Imagination Wall helps keeps creative minds busy in school

Have you ever needed a creative outlet for bored children in a nursery or classroom environment? If so, you will understand how hard it can be to keep an inquisitive mind and creative hands quiet for long periods of time. With education and clinical environments needing to keep hygiene a priority it can be difficult to find a practical solution to this problem and with technology being readily available it can also be difficult to move children away from screens and engage them in a more modest activity.

22 December 2020

Awarded supplier to NEUPC’s floor coverings framework agreement - Lot 1

Altro are delighted to be awarded a supplier to NEUPC’s Floor Coverings framework agreement - Lot 1. This is the first time that the Higher Education Sector has collaborated on a framework that covers both supply only and supply, fit and maintenance. The framework provides members with a trustworthy procurement route. Altro provide a wide selection of floor solutions that can be used in all areas of education environments, including specialist safety solutions for areas with a high slip risk, including bathrooms and kitchens. The approved floors include Altro Stronghold, Altro Cantata and Altro Aquarius which are recommended for use throughout education environments together with Altro flooring accessories.

23 November 2020

Recent Blog Posts

Partnering with Autoglym to bring you the latest expert advice on cleaning

In 2020 the humble task of cleaning really rose to the fore. Keeping your public transport vehicles clean has always been a priority, but the Coronavirus pandemic brought the cleaning of all surfaces into even sharper focus. Customers want reassurance that the spaces they enter and the surfaces they come into contact with are not only clean, but sanitised, and ideally cleaned and sanitised at regular intervals during the day. It is a transport operator’s duty to their passengers and to the wider public to do what they can to make spaces safe.

25/02/2021

Our wellbeing vision though biophilic design

Guest blog by Helen O’Reilly, Associate, Bond Bryan

Our world is rapidly changing and adapting, never more relevant than during the current global pandemic. As we consider options to return to public spaces, it is paramount for us to incorporate people's health and wellbeing as ultimate design drivers. This is a critical time and opportunity to integrate our built environment into the power of nature, inducing a sense of calm for people within our buildings. In recent months, our lives have been forced to slow down and many of us have reconnected to community and nature – in our gardens, streetscapes, and homes. We have reconnected with our own love of life; taken time to pause in the moment and reconnect ourselves back to nature.

09/12/2020

The three Cs of Altro Transflor Motus – 2. Cleaning

Let us take you through the three Cs of Altro Transflor Motus, and find out why we think it could be your new favourite solution for well-designed and inviting rail interiors. Here we’re exploring the second “C”, cleaning, and how Altro Transflor Motus can help you maintain a clean and hygienic travel environment for your passengers.

02/12/2020

50 years with Altro

August, 1970: a packet of digestive biscuits would cost you six shillings, the Jackson 5 released I’ll Be There, and Pep Shepherd started his first shift at Altro.

26/11/2020