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2021

Jul29 2021 Marathon System D Cubicles WIth A Curved Appearance

Marathon System D is a streamlined system with a curved appearance. The use of an elliptical aluminium pilaster provides a unique and modern finish.

Marathon compact grade System D is suitable for both wet and dry use and is available in glass, laminate or a mixture of both, giving complete design and colour flexibility.

Find out more at: www.prospec.co.uk/marathon-system-d-cubicles.html #prospec #marathon #systemd #cubicles #glass #laminate

Marathon System D Cubicles WIth A Curved Appearance

Jul28 2021 The Industry Leading 10 Year Warranty

At Prospec, we demand our products perform as intended, whether they are going into an office WC or public use leisure centre. We offer a 10 year warranty knowing our Lockers and Cubicles are designed to withstand the harshest environments.

Our brand is known as the leading manufacturer in the leisure industry and we are confident in providing the best quality available on the market today.

More at: www.prospec.co.uk/warranty.html #prospec #cubicles #lockers #quality #10years #warranty

The Industry Leading 10 Year Warranty

Jul27 2021 Irvine Leisure Centre Showcases Prospec’s Cabrillant 700 Cubicle System

The town of Irvine invested over £18m in 2017 to create a new sport and leisure facility called The Portal being located directly in the heart of Irvine, UK.

This modernistic centre contains a 25m six lane pool which is considered the main attraction at The Portal, a training pool for infants, a smaller pool, a gym, and multipurpose sports hall which accommodates for a variety of sports such as football, basketball, and badminton. The new centre provides for exhibitions, public and social events, as well as sporting and leisure activities.

More at: www.prospec.co.uk/case-study-irvine-leisure-centre.html #prospec #marathon #cabrillant #cubicles #glass #laminate #lockers

Irvine Leisure Centre Showcases Prospec’s Cabrillant 700 Cubicle System

Jul26 2021 Marathon Suspended Cubicles Perfect For High Use Areas

Marathon Suspended has specially engineered design flexibility that enables it to be installed in almost any project.

With a load bearing head beam the system is designed for high use washroom and changing areas in demanding public environments and can incorporate both the Marathon Classic and Marathon Conform systems.

More at: www.prospec.co.uk/marathon-suspended-cubicles.html #prospec #marathon #suspended #cubicles

Marathon Suspended Cubicles Perfect For High Use Areas

Jul22 2021 Locker and Cubicle Maintenance

Whether you need replacement parts for a locker or a full health check of a changing facility cubicles, Prospec’s Maintenance Department has a dedicated team ready to help.

Whether you have Prospec products or that of another manufacturer, our experienced team have the know-how to provide you with anything from a quotation for a new hinge or lock barrel to details of our annual maintenance agreement and more.

More at: www.prospec.co.uk/maintenance.html #prospec #maintenance #cubicles #lockers #servicevisits #onsiterepairs #supplyonlyparts

Locker and Cubicle Maintenance

Jul21 2021 Sparkhill Leisure Centre Four Years On

The Sparkhill Pool and Fitness Centre, in Birmingham UK, opened its doors in June 2017. Birmingham City Council awarded Places for People Leisure the Design, Build, Operate and Maintain contract for the Centre in 2016, along with architects Roberts Limbrick and construction partners Pellikaan Construction.

The modernistic new centre which is designed to support the growth of health and wellbeing within Sparkhill and surrounding areas, includes a 6 lane 25m pool with viewing areas along with a learner pool, an 80 station fitness suite, café, dance studios, sauna and steam facilities, and a community room.

More at: www.prospec.co.uk/case-study-sparkhill-leisure-centre.html #prospec #marathon #conform #cubicles #wet #area #lockers

Sparkhill Leisure Centre Four Years On

Jul20 2021 The Marathon Classic Cubicle System

Marathon Classic is our original fully framed cubicle system, which has been developed and improved over many years. Specifically designed for high traffic public areas. Marathon Classic combines style with quality engineering.

The use of compact grade laminate gives the system the durability to withstand heavy use in wet environments.

More at: www.prospec.co.uk/marathon-classic-cubicles.html #prospec #marathon #classic #cubicles

The Marathon Classic Cubicle System

Jul19 2021 Locker & Cubicle Range On The NBS Library

Prospec have high quality BIM objects certified to meet the NBS BIM Object Standard. Our complete locker and cubicle ranges are all available using the NBS is an integrated global platform for everyone involved in the design, supply and construction of the built environment.

Available from: www.prospec.co.uk/nbs.php #nbs #bim #revit #ifc #prospec

Locker & Cubicle Range On The NBS Library

Jul15 2021 Scarborough Sports Village Looks Fantastic Four Years On

Opening to the public in June 2017 after 19 months of hard work, Scarborough Sports Village replaced both Scarborough Pool and Scarborough Sports Centre to create a modern, compact (all-in-one) centre. Architects Faulkner Browns were the starting point of this project, with main contractors Willmott Dixon being awarded this Design and Build contract, and Everyone Active, the centre’s leisure operator.

Find out more at www.prospec.co.uk/case-study-scarborough-sports-village.html #cubicles #lockers #leisure #marathon #classic #prospec

Scarborough Sports Village Looks Fantastic Four Years On

Jul14 2021 Marathon Conform Cubicles - The New Industry Standard

Marathon Conform was developed for the London 2012 Olympic pool and is now an established product within the Prospec cubicle range. Conform is designed to give a smart, sleek, floating front appearance, with the clever position of the foot, yet is still a fully framed cubicle.

Marathon Conform framed cubicle system has been engineered to provide a free standing island cubicle construction where cubicles are subject to frequent and heavy use, commonly found in public swimming pool environments.
Find out more at www.prospec.co.uk/marathon-conform-cubicles.html #cubicles #lockers #leisure #marathon #prospec

Marathon Conform Cubicles - The New Industry Standard

Jul13 2021 Prospec Installations Team Golf Day

As we head out of the current pandemic restrictions, it was time to take stock of the efforts of all our staff and members over the last 18 months. We have worked incredibly hard over this time ensuring that all of our customer commitments were met to the highest standards. In recognition of the efforts of our Installation Team we sponsored a golf day as an appreciation for all the work undertaken at a difficult time.

#cubicles #lockers #leisure #marathon #prospec

Prospec Installations Team Golf Day

Jul12 2021 Graves Health & Sports Centre Revisited

Approaching its fifth anniversary in September 2021, Graves Health and Sports in Sheffield is a state of the art health centre providing users with swimming, studio, gym, tennis, gymnastics and trampolining facilities. The £16m development was funded as a partnership between Sheffield City Council, Sport England, Lawn Tennis Association, British Gymnastics and leisure operator Places for People.

The National Centre of Sport and Exercise Medicine (NCSEM) and Public Health England also offer integrated services alongside PFP and the NHS to help improve treatment outcomes for patients, supporting those in care to become more active.

Find out more at www.prospec.co.uk/case-study-graves-health-and-sports-centre.html #cubicles #lockers #leisure #marathon #cabrillant #prospec

Graves Health & Sports Centre Revisited

Jul9 2021 Cabrillant Wet Area Unframed Cubicles

Cabrillant Wet Area Unframed Cubicles - Cabrillant is the original glass panel cubicle system developed in Switzerland over 30 years ago, with continual improvement and development, it proves to be the choice of many health and fitness clubs.

Cabrillant unframed cubicles fit perfectly into public leisure centres, private health clubs and commercial developments for a high end look. It is the universal patch fitted, unframed glass cubicle. The option of toughened and laminated safety glass enables wet area cubicles poolside use.

Find out more at www.prospec.co.uk/cabrillant-cubicles.html #cubicles #leisure #cabrillant #prospec #shower #toilet

Cabrillant Wet Area Unframed Cubicles

Jul8 2021 Marathon Laminate Wet Area Lockers In The Spotlight

Marathon compact grade laminate wet use lockers are designed to withstand the rigours of high use environments where the requirement for design with durability is paramount.

Marathon Laminate wet use lockers are designed to last, where every element is manufactured from materials which will not degrade when exposed to chlorinated and humid atmospheres in public leisure centres, swimming pools and spas.

Find out more at www.prospec.co.uk/marathon-laminate-lockers-wet.html #lockers #laminate #gym #leisure #prospec

Marathon Laminate Wet Area Lockers In The Spotlight

Jul7 2021 Gymbox Project Revisited

Gymbox in facility in London. We installed our Marathon Glass Wet Lockers, Cabrillant 600 Toughened Glass Cubicles and Marathon 600 Laminate Cubicles at Cannon Street.

Working alongside contactors DDI Projects, Prospec experienced fitters completed another remarkable project to assist in creating the distinctive nature of this expanding chain of unique gyms. More at www.prospec.co.uk/case-study-gymbox-cannon-green.html #gym #lockers #cubicles #prospec

Gymbox Project Revisited

Jul6 2021 Air Cubicles In Focus

Air is a modern and alternative cubicle option for both shower and toilet cubicles. Using intelligent hidden fixings, highly engineered components and the latest glass technologies, Air represents the next generation of glass cubicle systems.

The unique position of both the foot and headrail ensures that all is seen is a floating wall of glass, with only the indicator plate announcing the door opening.

Find out more at www.prospec.co.uk/air-cubicles.html

Air Cubicles In Focus

Jul5 2021 Marathon Glass Lockers In Focus

Marathon glass lockers for use in wet areas incorporate materials that allow the striking aesthetics of glass in a pool or shower environment. With aluminium bodies, profiles plus ABS moulded plastic shelves, Marathon lockers are specifically designed for use in wet and humid environments without the risk of degradation.

Find out more at www.prospec.co.uk/marathon-glass-lockers-wet.html

Marathon Glass Lockers In Focus

Jun1 2021 Prospec to Attend PAF Forum

We are delighted to anounce that Prospec will be attending the Physical Activities Forum (PAF) on the 8th and 9th of July 2021.

A one and a half day event, this gives many opportunities to mix with and have one-to-one meetings with operators, local authorities, universities, schools, trusts, architects, contractors, project managers and consultants delivering some of the largest active projects in the sector and a host of key decision-makers involved in the design, build and management of physical activity facilities spanning sport, leisure, recreation and play.

Prospec to Attend PAF Forum

Apr2 2021 Prospec Advertising Campaign Launched For 2021

As part of our activities for 2021, we are pleased to announce that we are undertaking a number of adverts and articles in industry publications throughout 2021. These articles will range from third, half and full page presentations across a number of resources and go to e-zines and trade journals starting with the HCM Handbook Magazine. More publications and campaigns will follow throughout the year.

Prospec Advertising Campaign Launched For 2021

Mar8 2021 Aspire@ThePark Leisure Centre Project Completed

Prospec have recently completed a project at a brand new leisure complex in Wakefield called Aspire@ThePark. The total Project Value was £20.8 million and the largest of its kind built in the Wakefield District. Facilities include a 10 lane swimming pool, studio pool with moveable floor and a splash pad water confidence area. There is also a gym, exercise studios, climbing activity, tennis courts and a wellbeing garden.

Prospec products used with the hub were Marathon Classic Fully Framed WC, Shower and Changing Cubicles, Marathon SGL fronted Wet Lockers, Marathon Bench Seating and Trojan Vanity and Duct Panelling. This was a project where Prospec were specified by both the Architect and Contractor ensuring a legacy of leisure for all users. Prospec also worked alongside their sister company Entre-Prises (part of the Abeo Family) who are the world leaders in artificial climbing walls.

Aspire@ThePark Leisure Centre Project Completed

Feb5 2021 Introducing the Prospec Management Team for 2021

The new year sees some of the ongoing challenges from 2020 being carried over. As a management team at Prospec we have been working together on business process and development to strengthen our core business, its crucial resources, staff and customer base. Some of our core team are presented below and we are pleased to introduce them to you:

Reem Ahmed

Reem Ahmed

Reem has worked for Prospec since 2013 following a career in Sales across a selection of markets.

Her current role is Business Development Manager for Northern UK and Overseas.

She enjoys driving and reading but has recently taken up binge watching inane TV programmes to combat cabin fever induced by the lockdown.

She thinks she should really get a pet dog instead. In the meantime, Reem volunteers her weekends to NHS organisations administrating and providing the Covid vaccine.

Rob Whitcomb

Rob Whitcomb

Rob Whitcomb is also a Business Development Manager covering the South with 1 year of service at Prospec and over 8 years within the washroom/bathroom industry across the UK.

Rob is very active and played football for Charlton Athletic when they were in the 1st division and also enjoys weight training.

Mick Spicer

Mick Spicer

Mick Spicer is our Works Manager with over 27 years at Prospec with most of this time being spent as the Maintenance Manager providing replacement components to existing installations.

Mick’s current role as Small Works Manager still incorporates the Maintenance Manager role, but now also includes the overseeing of all low value projects where for example an installation just needs a few lockers or cubicles or a couple of vanity units.

Also included within this area are modifications to existing products and small refurbishments.

Mick is one of two brothers both born on Christmas day, but 3 years apart and has a couple of hobbies outside of work including birdwatching, published many articles on this subject over the past 35 years. He also has a camper van so enjoys frequent weekends away.

Jan5 2021 Operational Update for Coronavirus COVID 19 & Prospec

Prospec are specialists in lockers & cubicles, providing high quality changing, WC and shower cubicles, storage lockers and complementary products in glass and compact grade laminate. We are open for business across all aspects of our products and services for our customers. All employees, contractors and suppliers are operating within hands, face and space guidelines allowing us to process enquiries and fulfil orders. We are available to process any requests so please contact us for more information.

Operational Update for Coronavirus COVID 19 & Prospec

Dec7 2020 Season's Greetings From Prospec

Prospec UK Ltd would like to thank all those that have supported us during these strange times in the past year. Our Offices will be closed for the Festive Period from 24 December 2020 and will re-open on 4 January 2021. We wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

Season's Greetings From Prospec

Dec2 2020 Prospec UK Ltd Launches Online E-commerce Parts Store

As part of our commitment to support our customers into 2021 we are pleased to announce the launch of our new online parts store at https://shop.prospec.co.uk/. Visitors can select by collection profile, catalogue or search for replacement parts using our product database. Spare parts are available for both cubicles and lockers with secure payment being offered through PayPal.

Despite the pandemic during the year we have been working hard on the development of the new website and the products offered. The ordering of replacement parts for essential maintenance is now much easier. Have a look at the new website and place your order.

Prospec UK Ltd Launches Online E-commerce Parts Store

Nov13 2020 Prospec Supporting Children In Need

Prospec, the UK’s leading Locker and Cubicle specialists, are in their Pudsey finest today to support Children in Need which is a charity that the team fondly support every year. Although in these strange times, this has not stopped the team having fun raising money for an important cause to help change young lives.

All eyes will be on The Duck Race Sweepstake today at 1.00 pm to see who will be victorious, whilst other members of the team have joined in with other activities to take part. Rachel Slocombe-Charlton, Sales Office Co-ordinator, has joined Joe Wicks in all his live workouts for the 24 hour PE Challenge. Rachel commented “The whole team feel Corporate Social Responsibility is important in the workplace, it brings the team together with fun activities whilst raising money for charity. I’m tired from doing a few workouts so I don’t know how Joe has managed 24 hours!”

The team are still collecting and hope to beat last year’s collection of £200.

Prospec Supporting Children In Need

Nov5 2020 Prospec Celebrates its 35th Birthday

Prospec, the UK’s leading Locker and Cubicle specialists, are proudly celebrating its 35th Birthday in a year where the world is experiencing many changes around Covid 19. Back in 1985, Prospec UK Ltd was established and looked to expand its knowledge and experience in the Squash Glass sector by launching the now well-known leisure brand - Marathon. The Marathon range has grown over the last 35 years to offer a wide range of Cubicles and Lockers, developing bespoke solutions for customers right up to the present day with the launch of a “contactless” lock which users control via an app on their phone.

Life by Prosec is the latest string to its bow, a collection of contemporary wash and changing room solutions for the commercial market which has seen Prospec again use its squash glass experience to create digital prints directly onto glass which makes customers' offices stand out from the crowd with the latest trends.

Kevin Ritchie, General Manager, commented “In what has been a tough year adapting to Covid 19, it is a proud milestone in our history that both the team and myself are celebrating – socially distanced of course. Here is to the next 35 years and who knows where technology will take our products, but we will continue as a team to lead the way in the Locker and Cubicle sector."

Prospec Celebrates its 35th Birthday

Oct1 2020 Industrial Style Inspiration Life By Prospec

The industrial style mixes the old and the new. Exposed engineering building materials, matched with modern elements can create a space with comfortable luxury and distinctive style.

Using contrasting materials such as wood and metal creates a mysterious and intriguing atmosphere as the warm and cold tones form an inviting depth. Glass panels back painted in metallic tones offer new ways to achieve an industrial theme, whilst benefitting from the practicality and hygiene of glass.

Industrial Style Inspiration Life By Prospec

Sep1 2020 Six New Vans For Our Busy Installer Fleet

Prospec have just taken delivery of six new vans with four more to be delivered next month. Prospec continues to invest in the future with six new vans and four more to be delivered in the coming weeks.

Managing Director Andrew Peach stated, "The vans are for our dedicated installers who cover the UK and do a fantastic job, we are currently extremely busy and updating our fleet is a reflection of our confidence that the market will recover and Prospec will continue its growth strategy".

Six New Vans For Our Busy Installer Fleet

Aug3 2020 Connect Cubicle System In The Spotlight

Connect is a cost effective cubicle system suitable for washrooms that do not experience a high volume of public use.

Simple but clean design, and made from compact grade laminate, all edges are polished with radiused corners, for safety and soft close aluminium hinges allow doors to fall close quietly. Connect is an elemental system suitable for toilets and showers within general commercial facilities that do not experience a high volume of use. The product is simple yet effective.

Connect Cubicle System In The Spotlight

Jul8 2020 Introducing Trace, Flush Fronted & A Floating Appearance

Flush fronted with clean and minimalist styling, Trace is finely detailed with an unbroken, smooth appearance. Trace has rebated doors for privacy and quality whilst featuring hardwood edges and set-back pilaster feet that accentuate the systems flawless and sophisticated appearance.

Introducing Trace, Flush Fronted & A Floating Appearance

Jun8 2020 Air Represents The Next Generation Of Glass Cubicle Systems

Using intelligent hidden fixings, highly engineered components Air represents the next generation of glass cubicle systems.

The unique position of both the foot and headrail ensures that all that is seen are the occupancy indicators on a floating wall of glass. Using intelligent hidden fixings, highly engineered components and the latest glass technologies, Air represents the next generation of glass cubicle systems. The unique position of both the foot and headrail ensures that all is seen is floating wall of glass, with only the indicator plate announcing the door opening.

Air Represents The Next Generation Of Glass Cubicle Systems

May11 2020 Cloud Cubicle System In The Spotlight

Cloud is a highly engineered, full height, flush fronted glass washroom cubicle system. Rebated doors made of toughened and laminated glass, machined components and aluminum extrusions, this cubicle system that will be a statement piece of any grade A office development designed to be full height with a max floor to ceiling height of 2500mm.

Cloud Cubicle System In The Spotlight

Apr6 2020 Operational Update for Coronavirus COVID 19 & Prospec

Due to the UK government's recent announcements regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, Prospec Limited would like to reassure all of our customers that we are working towards maintaining business operations with the health and well-being of our staff being paramount. Please email sales@prospec.co.uk for more information.

Operational Update for Coronavirus COVID 19 & Prospec

Apr3 2020 Spring Maintenance Of Lockers & Cubicles

Supply of parts using our online store at www.maintenancebyprospec.co.uk/ or send us a list of what you require and we will provide a competitive quotation for ANY locker or cubicle parts available. You can simply contact us with images, quantities or the parts numbers required and we aim to supply standard parts within a few working days. Should you wish to discuss any maintenance requirements, please contact the Maintenance Team on 01709 377147 and select option 1.

Spring Maintenance Of Lockers & Cubicles

Mar10 2020 Online Parts Store Launched

As part of our support and commitment to existing customers, projects and installations, we have recently launched our online parts store. You can also email us with a photograph of your required parts and we will respond within 24 hours or call 01709 377147. The new online parts store offers products by collection and by catalogue www.maintenancebyprospec.co.uk/

Online Parts Store Launched

Jan17 2020 Marathon Classic Cubicles In The Spotlight

Marathon Classic is our original fully framed cubicle system, which has been developed and improved over many years. Specifically designed for high traffic public areas. Marathon Classic combines style with quality engineering. The use of compact grade laminate gives the system the durability to withstand heavy use in wet environments. Find out more on Marathon Classic Cubicles

Marathon Classic Cubicles In The Spotlight

Dec3 2019 Season's Greetings From Prospec

We would like to take this opportunity to say thank you to everyone involved with our company including customers, staff, suppliers and partners for your support during the year. We are looking forward to 2020 and working with all of you again next year. Season’s greetings from all of us and we wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

Season's Greetings From Prospec

Nov7 2019 Gymbox London Cubicles & Lockers Project

Prospec were happy to join Gymbox in their latest ever expanding gym facility in London. We installed our Marathon Glass Wet Lockers, Cabrillant 600 Toughened Glass Cubicles and Marathon 600 Laminate Cubicles at Cannon Street.

Gymbox London Cubicles & Lockers Project

Oct9 2019 FSC and Sustainable Materials

Prospec are committed to promote the sustainable manufacture of Lockers and Cubicles throughout our chain of suppliers. We know our customers care as much as we do about the importance of ensuring projects have the least amount of impact on the environment as possible. This requires the use of sustainable and recyclable materials wherever we can. Take a look at our dedicated page regarding FSC and sustainability by clicking the image.

FSC and Sustainable Materials

Mar21 2019 Retirement – UK Business Specification Manager retires after 31 years’ service.

Mark Laughton, our Business Specification Manager received a send-off from his colleagues in the Rotherham headquarters of Prospec today Thursday 21st March 2019. Mark has worked for the company since 1988 and has been a valued friend and colleague to all during his 31 years’ service. A keen lifelong Sheffield United supporter, Mark intends to enjoy his retirement as a season ticket holder at Bramall Lane, and assures us all that his beloved Blades will be bringing Premier League football back to Sheffield next season!

Among his farewell gifts, Mark was presented with a signed and framed club shirt by Prospec Managing Director Andrew Peach who also led the round of applause at the end of Marks emotional farewell speech. Best wishes also go to Mark from many of his customers, who hope he will now enjoy his well-earned retirement.

Retirement – UK Business Specification Manager retires after 31 years’ service.

Feb15 2019 Rhyl's new SC2 Leisure Park is shaping up as water is pumped into pool.

The pool has been filled at Rhyl's new £15m attraction ahead of this year's opening. A sneaky peak into the leisure facility's construction has been revealed showing how the flagship leisure facility is taking shape. It will boast a water park and Wales' first TAG Active obstacle course arena, complete with Prospec’s lockers and cubicles throughout this exciting facility. SC2 is expected to attract an extra 350,000 visitors per year to the town and will also create around 65 new jobs when it opens on April 5, 2019.

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Rhyl's new SC2 Leisure Park is shaping up as water is pumped into pool.

Feb13 2019 Laminate manufacturer Formica is sold as part of £660m deal

Formica in North Shields has new owners after being sold by its New Zealand owners as part of a deal worth more than £660m. Fletcher Building has owned Formica Group Europe, including the Coast Road factory, for 11 years and has made numerous improvements to the North East operation, including a multimillion-pound renovation of the building which was completed last year. There is a 500-plus workforce at the laminate manufacturer’s regional base, which is also the European headquarters for Formica, but it is understood that investment will continue as planned and that it is business as usual at the factory.

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Laminate manufacturer Formica is sold as part of £660m deal


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