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SunSeeker UltraSlim Patio Doors Chosen for Caffè Nero
The Grade 2 Listed Building housing Caffè Nero in Lymington received planning permission to extend at the rear and open up a patio area. SunSeeker UltraSlim retractable sliding doors were chosen as “a cost effective, attractive solution”.
Innovative British designed UltraSlim patio doors, made in England, have enabled customers at Caffè Nero in Lymington High Street to enjoy an abundance of natural light at the rear of the establishment - and have easy access to the patio area.
The 3-storey Grade-2 listed building with Georgian façade is owned by Toadhole Investments Ltd, Nottingham. Caffè Nero has occupied the ground floor of the building since 2006.
Steve Butler of Toadhole Investments says that the title of the site dates back to the 17th Century. He added that a “decision was based on wanting open up the end of the café extension into the south-facing patio area. SunSeeker provided a cost-effective, attractive solution.”
SunSeeker UltraSlim Doors are double-glazed sliding doors with a difference – they can be installed across an opening of several metres and be pushed out of the way to the side of the opening, leaving virtually the whole aperture accessible for walking through. Retractable UltraSlim doors enable areas inside and outside to blend almost seamlessly.
When closed, the UltraSlim frames around the glass allow maximum natural light to flow inside. There is standard access via a traditional pivot opening door or doors, as required. Photographs of the finished works can be seen on the SunSeeker Doors website, UltraSlim Doors gallery, www.sunseekerdoors.co.uk/
Caffè Nero specialises in top quality Italian blend of coffees and their coffee houses have a relaxed atmosphere, in contrast to some ‘grab-it-and-
The extension architects were PAD Studio, the surveyors were Draycotts and the builders were Belmore Building Contractors Ltd., all local to Lymington, Hampshire. SunSeeker Doors’ in-house team installed the made-in-England, made-to-order patio doors.
SunSeeker Doors manufactures and installs aluminium framed bi-folding doors and frameless glass door room dividers, as well as UltraSlim slide-and-turn patio doors from their Bedfordshire base. Images and details of the full product range can be viewed on www.sunseekerdoors.co.uk