Floor access covers
- 5000 Series
- Hard floor finishes
- Pedestrian loading
Floor access covers
- 7500 Series
- Hard floor finishes
- Up to 5 tonne loading
Floor access covers
- 2500 Series
- Timber floor finishes
- Pedestrian loading
Projects - ACCESS COVERS
Howe Green floor, wall, ceiling and bespoke access covers are trusted the world over to provide innovative, practical and economical solutions for accessing concealed services. See some of the recent projects we've been involved with.
From West to East with Howe Green access covers
Howe Green has supplied over 400 access covers to Tier 1 contractors working on Europe’s largest construction project - Crossrail. The new Elizabeth line will comprise 118 kilometres of track running through London and the South East and is set to reduce journey times.Read more
Worry free floor access for Westgate Oxford
Over 80 of Howe Green's 7500 Series Medium Duty Stainless Steel Floor Access Covers have been specified by architect Chapman Taylor LLP for the Westgate Oxford development.
The floor covers will provide permanent, safe access to essential services concealed under the floor.Read more
Keeping the Castle Cosy with Howe Green Access Covers
Lews Castle, on the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides has an interesting past. Howe Green’s Light Duty 5000 Series Floor Access Covers are playing their part in keeping it warm and cosy by providing safe and easy access to central heating valves.Read more
Howe Green 'raises the bar' at former Olympic site
During the 2012 London Olympics and Paralympic Games the International Press and Broadcast Centre played host to the world's media. Fast forward to 2017 and the Centre is undergoing a commercial redevelopment to become Here East – the exciting digital quarter for East London.Read more
Howe Green supply "specials" for renovation of Nationalmuseum of Art, Stockholm
Howe Green Ltd supplied specially manufactured floor access covers for Sweden's premier art and design museum. The Nationalmuseum of Art in Stockholm is currently closed whilst undergoing an extensive restoration programme.Read more
Swedish Hospital 'Takes a Chance' on Howe Green
Stockholm County Council, who are responsible for delivering healthcare in the city, ran a design competition inviting “visionary thinking, modern design and unconventional ideas to form the basis of the creation of the new hospital”. The competition was won by White Architects from Sweden with their “Forum Karolinska”.Read more
Howe Green makes a splash at East Riding
Howe Green supplied access covers for a new £25 million Leisure Centre - East Riding Leisure in Bridlington. The centre, which is located on the seafront provides residents and visitors to the town with a range of first class sports and leisure facilities.Read more
Howe Green Access Covers Meet Tall Demands
The British Airways i360 observation tower opened Summer 2016. At 162m (531ft) high, the needle tower features a moving circular viewing platform providing visitors with a new perspective of Brighton's vibrant vista. It will draw an estimated 700,000 visitors a year to the West Pier, along with new jobs, new businesses and a new lease of life for the area.Read more
STANSTED AIRPORT LONDON
As part of the multi-million pound, airport-wide transformation of London Stansted, construction leaders Carillion and Galliford Try selected Howe Green's floor access covers to provide reliable access to essential under-floor services.Read more
SOUTHMEAD HOSPITAL BRISTOL
Over 100 Howe Green Visedge access covers have been installed at Bristol's £430million state-of-the-art Southmead Hospital, where the final phase of redevelopment is underway.Read more
THE SCENE, WALTHAMSTOW
Howe Green’s Tile-a-Door + has provided the award-winning developer Hill with a seamless solution to accessing concealed bathroom services at The Scene in Walthamstow and at their Park View development in Sidcup.Read more
Howe Green Tops the Bill at ‘The Other Place’
Howe Green’s metal fabricated access covers were selected for the Royal Shakespeare Company’s studio theatre renovation project ‘The Other Place’ in Stratford-Upon-Avon. The transformed venue reopened this year and houses a new 200 seat theatre space along with the RSC’s extensive costume store.Read more
THE CUSTARD FACTORY, BIRMINGHAM
Built by Sir Alfred Bird, the inventor of instant custard, around a century ago to manufacture his famous dessert, the Custard Factory has recently been revamped as an arts and media quarter for Birmingham.
ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM, OXFORD
The Ashmolean Museum at the University of Oxford is the world's first university museum. It recently underwent renovation and extension to meet the needs of modern institutions and to cater for the thousands of visitors who attend the world class attraction every year.Read more
JOHN MOORES UNIVERSITY, LIVERPOOL
For the safe housing of vital underfloor building services at one of the country's impressive new academic buildings, architects have specified a range of access panels from Howe Green.Read more
THE SAINSBURY EXHIBITIONS GALLERY
Architects chose UK manufacturer Howe Green to provide a unique access cover solution for The Sainsbury Exhibitions Gallery at The World Conservation and Exhibitions Centre (WCEC).Read more
Howe Green's 7500 Series access covers are providing a high quality access solution at The Nottingham Hub, as part of the station's comprehensive enhancement project.
Howe Green's heavy-duty 7500 Series stainless steel access covers have been installed at Manchester Cathedral as part of extensive reordering works commissioned by the Dean and Chapter of Manchester Cathedral.Read more
The Fish & Chip Shop, Islington, London
UK Manufacturer Howe Green has supplied an access cover solution to fit the bill perfectly at The Fish & Chip Shop in Islington, the latest venture from former Ivy head chef Des McDonald.Read more
Crossrail gains momentum and takes on new and unexpected directions almost daily as we work to provide solutions for easy access to essential building services at a number of different sites and associated installations, including those inside and outside Canary WharfRead more
Wintergarden, Bluewater Shopping Centre
UK manufacturer Howe Green has supplied its high quality 5000 and 7500 Series stainless steel access covers for The Wintergarden, Bluewater's newly re-designed food village. Having undergone a multi-million pound redevelopment, The Wintergarden re-opened to shoppers this month with a new 3,900 sq ft restaurant served by seven big brand food concessions and providing the centre with 50 per cent more covers.Read more
Howe Green's access covers were chosen for The Tramshed EC2, the latest Mark Hix venture, offering diners a simple but ultimately trendy steak and chicken experience in an impressive post-industrial space.
Eco-friendly School, Scotland
Eco-friendly St Bernadette’s Primary School in Antonshill, near Stenhousemuir opened its doors for the first time this month. The energy-efficient building design was the work of Falkirk Council Architects with the construction delivered by Kier Scotland. Featuring solar-paneled water heating, recycled newspaper insulation and many other green initiatives, the new school is set to meet BREEAM’s Very Good sustainability objectives.
Kings Cross Underground Station, London
For the development of the Northern Ticket Hall, a sizeable extension of King’s Cross tube station, London, the specification of materials had to be carefully considered. To provide access to essential under floor services, access panels that offered fire resistance along with the ability to withstand massive amounts of foot traffic were required.Read more
Emirates Air Line, London
Howe Green’s 5000 and 7500 Series aluminium access covers have been installed in both the North and South Terminal buildings of the first urban cable car in the UK. Terrazzo flooring contractor TRI, chose Howe Green’s aluminium covers to provide easy, reliable and durable access to essential under-floor services for The Emirates Air Line; Transport for London’s gondola link across the River Thames from the Greenwich Peninsula to the Royal Docks.Read more
The Cutty Sark, Greenwich, London
Howe Green access panels have been installed in the newly re-opened Cutty Sark visitor attraction. The world’s last surviving tea clipper was officially re-opened by Her Majesty The Queen on 25th April at its home in the Maritime Greenwich World Heritage Site, having undergone extensive works that required almost every inch of the 143-year old vessel to be conserved.
M&M World, London
No doubt Mars Inc, Boris Johnson, the UKTI and indeed anyone in the Capital with a sweet tooth were delighted to see M&M’s World arrive in London’s West End this summer. The confectionery mega-store is the first of its kind in Europe and is big enough to house more than 100 double-decker buses. Howe Green's 5000 Series stainless steel panels were installed in a range of different internal areas as well as with a wide variety of different types of flooring.
PALM RESTAURANT, BELGRAVIA, LONDON
One of America’s largest family owned chain of fine dining restaurants has headed over to British shores, opening up the first UK Palm restaurant in Belgravia. Market leaders in floor, wall and ceiling access panels, Howe Green supplied the restaurant with a range of its products to provide easy access to concealed services without affecting the aesthetics of the restaurant....Read more
LOCH FYNE RESTAURANT, CHESHIRE
Whether it be for the building of a new restaurant, hiring of staff or cooking the food, the UK’s best known seafood restaurants always insist on doing it to the best standard possible. No wonder they chose floor access covers from Howe Green for one of the newest restaurants in the chain.Read more
BARKING CENTRAL DEVELOPMENT, LONDON
Lying in the Thames Gateway, the Barking Central development is key to the area’s regeneration. A series of municipal buildings centred around a new town square that won a European Prize for Public Urban Space, it used Howe Green’s 7500 Series access panels to cover vital building services on a colonnade walkway...Read more
TERMINAL 5, HEATHROW AIRPORT - LONDON
When it came to providing access to essential building services within the largest free-standing structure in the UK, the natural choice was Howe Green, market leaders in the design and manufacturer of access panels. Designed by architects Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners for client BAA, Heathrow airport’s Terminal 5 (T5) marks the start of a new era for the airport and for passengers...Read more
Ebbsfleet international station - Kent
A range of access panels manufactured by leading producer Howe Green, have been fitted internally and externally at the domestic section of Ebbsfleet International Station, a station serving SouthEastern Rail's new high speed rail service.Read more
Hotel Du Vin, Cambridge
For residents and non-residents alike, Hotel du Vin's French Bistro is one of Cambridge's culinary focal points. Proudly showcasing the hotel chain's first open view style kitchen, it was paramount that essential services were hidden from public view.
Blending seamlessly, yet offering easy and instant access for vital maintenance, the floor covers can be fitted quickly and unobtrusively into all types of hard floor finish.Read more
Ricoh Arena, Coventry
At £113 million, Coventry City Football Club's award winning Ricoh Arena is central to the city council's long term plan to rejuvenate the local area.
Built by Laing O'Rourke, Ricoh Arena is set within more than 40 acres of land with state-of-the-art conference, banqueting, hotel, exhibition and sports facilities, the multi-purpose complex has already won a clutch of awards.Read more
National Waterfront Museum, Swansea
The multi-million pound National Waterfront Museum in Swansea is one of the top attractions in Wales, taking visitors on a historical journey through the industrial revolution, looking at the impact it had on the nation and its people.