Project Specification


Both of the piers are important to the East Coast’s seaside history, with Clacton Pier opening to the public in 1871 and Felixstowe in 1905.

In their early years, piers were used as landing platforms for ships and steamers and would only expect to be used by a few visitors. However, as the popularity of the piers grew, so did the attractions on piers and the facilities required for these visitors.


Felixstowe and Clacton are amongst the oldest and most popular seaside resorts along the East Coast. Both piers constantly update and refresh their facilities to attract visitors from across the globe.

The growth of the pier’s amusements requires both an increase in size and a refurbishment of the facilities. It was important for the washrooms to sustain high levels of traffic, and provide clean, smart amenities for these popular facilities.


For both washrooms, our Challenger Cubicles were chosen as a long-lasting and versatile system along with Solid Grade Laminate Duct Panels.

For the hand wash areas, High Pressure Laminate Vanity Tops were paired with Solid Grade Laminate Units.

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Washroom Design


The design of Felixstowe Pier’s facilities centred around a seaside/nautical theme to match the location of the washroom. This included the use of natural woods, grey and blue tiles, topped off nicely with porthole mirrors. This is a good example of how introducing small details into a design can create an eye-catching facility and a washroom that people will remember.

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Scott, Senior Contracts Manager at Pentaco Construction
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Young Haymakers Montessori Nursery School
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Director, Full Flow Ltd
Another good quality service by yourselves. Completed contract on time
Senior Contracts Manager, Major Construction Company
Ready when you said it would be, great product
Quantity Surveyor, Construction Firm
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Contracts Manager, National Carpentry Contractors
I would be more than happy to recommend you again as I feel I have been given a very good service
Site Agent, Major Construction Company
We are very happy to involve you in the design stage with our clients as a trusted supplier
Supplier Development Manager, National Construction Firm
It has been a pleasure working with a first class company and I hope to do more business together in the future.
Construction Firm
We have been very happy with the work, quality and professionalism demonstrated by you.
Quantity Surveyor, Building Services Company
They can turn things around quicker than any supplier that I know.
Operations Director, Mechanical & Engineering Services Firm In London
We are very pleased with the cubicles! Excellent job and thank you again for the speedy order to delivery time.
Hummingbird Pre-School

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