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Altro now offers a one stop solution to support your hygiene needs – discover NEW Altro Whiterock hand wash station

At a time where hand washing and infection control are more important than ever, we are launching Altro Whiterock hand wash station modular units to support hygiene and sanitation in a wide range of application areas.

13 May 2021

A round of applause for C&C Flooring and Altro Wood adhesive-free

Altro Wood adhesive-free has been named a finalist in the 2021 CFJ/CFA Awards in the category Flooring Healthcare, in partnership with C&C Flooring for the installation at The Lawns care home in Gloucestershire. The winners of the awards will be announced at the CFJ/CFA Awards, to be held at Coombe Abbey in September.

27 April 2021

New designs, new shades: new inspiration from Altro

From today, designing for areas that need to look good for the long term is even easier with Altro floors.We know that trends and needs change; it’s something we look at constantly to ensure our floors, walls and doors stay fit for purpose, supporting those who use them in terms of looks and performance. With that in mind, Altro Operetta, Altro Orchestra and Altro Serenade have new natural shades in design options that borrow the visual benefits of carpet, stone and tile, without the associated hygiene issues.

21 April 2021

From idea to installation, an Altro design story

A short distance from the ‘school of building’, the home of the Bauhaus modernist art movement, you can find our German manufacturing site and offices. Given that Bauhaus students questioned the traditional and worked to the view that form and function are equally important, it would be difficult to create and develop products in the shadow of the Bauhaus without its influence at the heart of our work.

21 April 2021

The ultimate design freedom: customised floors and walls from Altro

It’s now possible to create a space designed entirely and uniquely for the people using it with Altro Custom floors and walls – and it couldn’t be easier. All you need to do is choose from our collection of images and patterns, or upload your own design using our step-by-step Custom service.

21 April 2021

Recent Blog Posts

Life as we now know it…Covid-19 and post-Covid-19

It is hard to believe that only one year ago, life as we knew was about to change dramatically. Working from home became the new normal, and, as we all adjusted to Microsoft Teams and Zoom contact with the outside world, it was a poor substitute for meeting people. And yet, here we are, 12 months on and after slamming the door on 2020, we are now looking at a brighter future with new opportunities and different relationships and a better appreciation for life, work balance, what we have and what we have learned.


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.


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.


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.