Ventilation Sector – Events

Andrews Ventilation assist the renovation of a listed theatre building

When the York Theatre Royal closed its doors in March 2015 to complete a major renovation project, it was originally expected to reopen ahead of the Christmas pantomime season. However, an extraordinary discovery by archaeologists – the foundations of a large hospital built in the Middle Ages – meant that construction was delayed.

The application itself was a Grade II listed building and had not been refurbished since the 1960s, despite retaining much popularity among people in the county. Several parts of the facility required improvement, including enlarging the entrance foyer, modernising stalls and adding a new roof to replace ageing tiles.

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International boat festival requires ventilation fans for sailing activities

In the events industry especially, Andrews Ventilation Hire are extremely accustomed to accommodating unusual requirements for one-off projects. Our ability to design solutions based on specific needs has seen us provide units for a broad range of applications, including a world-famous annual boat show in the Netherlands.

Although the majority of the event took place in the quays of Amsterdam Marina, indoor venues were also used so that children could learn how to surf and sail on small boats. In order to replicate normal open water conditions, organisers sought a powerful ventilation solution that would aid movement and more closely resemble an outdoor environment.

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