You might not expect to find wood flooring in a busy airport, but when Harmsen Tilney Shane were appointed custodian of design consistency across the many and diverse projects at Bristol Airport, timber was an integral part of their designs.

A key part of their remit was to capture a sense of location, and they distilled the essence of the UK’s South West region into a core pallet of finishes, colours and textures, at the same time softening the architecture and bringing more of the outdoors inside to introduce a sense of calm into what is traditionally quite a stressful environment.

Of course, durability and ease of maintenance are crucial in such a volume traffic location, so after identifying one of our character grade, smoked and distressed Henley planks with hand cut bevels as fitting the brief perfectly, Harmsen Tilney Shane visited a Pret a Manger site on London’s Kings Road to confirm its suitability for this testing task.

Bristol Airport

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This
Email Sign-up

Subscribe to our emails

Havwoods will use the information you provide on this form to send updates and marketing.
* indicates required












 

Send me emails *

 

You can change your mind at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in the footer of any email you receive from us. We will treat your information with respect. We use Mailchimp as our marketing platform. By submitting this form you acknowledge that this information will be transferred to Mailchimp for processing.

LATEST NEWS: Havwoods showroom opens in Manchester  Read more...