Base is shortlisted for Construction News Award
28th March, 2013
Base Structures has been selected as a finalist in the Project of the Year (up to £10M) category for the 2013 Construction News Awards, to be held at the Grosvenor House Hotel, Park Lane, London on 11 July 2013.
PRESS RELEASE - Specialists earn their stripes as £3.6M 'Tiger Territory' Opens at London Zoo
22nd March 2013
ZSL London Zoo’s pair of Sumatran tigers are settling into their new 2,500 sqm home which opens today to the public.
PRESS RELEASE - 'Supplier of temporary structures (Olympic venues) to the London 2012 Games’ - Base is ‘ungagged’ at last
7th March 2013
3 years, £4.4 million revenue and 85,000 square metres of fabric.
PRESS RELEASE - Base appoints Interiors Specialist to build on ‘Zaha’ style business
20th February, 2013
Steve Brown has been appointed Head of Interiors at tensile fabric company, Base Structures. His brief is to seek out additional specialist fabric interior projects such as the company’s iconic floating ribbon installation for the Manchester Arts Festival, conceived by Zaha Hadid Architects.
PRESS RELEASE - Base launches new ‘off the shelf’ sports hall range in Sprung Structures partnership
16th January, 2013
Tensile specialist, Base Structures, unveils a patented membrane sports hall structure that costs just a fraction of traditional alternatives and offers exceptional energy saving qualities.
Base Structures scoop two awards at the IFAI 2012 International Achievement Awards
8th November, 2012
The Industrial Fabrics Association International 2012 International Achievement Awards for design excellence with specialty fabrics took place at the IFAI Expo 2012, held in Boston, USA on November 7th 2012.
PRESS RELEASE - ZSL London Zoo selects Base Structures for flagship Tiger Territory project
19th September, 2012
Base Structures is set to build a stunning new tiger enclosure for the critically endangered Sumatran tiger, offering millions of visitors the opportunity to come eye to eye with this big cat in an architect designed setting.
New contract to manufacture and supply structures to The Middle East continues to build Base Structures’ international portfolio
Leading fabric architecture specialist Base Structures has secured a contract to manufacture and supply shade canopies to a new refinery in the Middle East, owned by Rumalia.
Up at The O2 wins a Commended Award at the NLA 2012 Awards
27th July, 2012
The New London Awards recognise the capital’s best projects from across twelve sectors – both completed and on the drawing board.
Base Structures collaborates on pioneering flexible formwork research project
2nd July, 2012
Tensile fabric specialists Base Structures have begun working on an exciting collaboration with Phd student John Orr from the University of Bath.
Spectacular O2 roof walk project nears completion
23rd May, 2012
Contractors ISG, Base Structures and engineering consultancy Buro Happold are working together to complete the challenging design and build programme for the new unique and daring visitor attraction at The O2, the world’s most successful music and entertainment venue.
Base Structures takes centre stage with three performance area canopies
Tensile specialist Base Structures has secured three separate deals to detail design, manufacture and install bespoke stage canopies across the UK.
PRESS RELEASE - Overseas demand for British manufacturing seals 6 figure wins for Base Structures
British tensile fabric specialist, Base Structures, has secured deals worth £350,000 in Denmark and Kenya to manufacture and supply bespoke products for local installation.
PRESS RELEASE - Fabric innovator joins industry heavyweights at National Manufacturing Summit
23rd February, 2012
Advanced Manufacturing Conference, Bristol & Bath Science Park
Base Structures celebrate 10 year anniversary
Since being founded in 2001, tensile fabric specialist Base Structures has gone from strength to strength, building a strong reputation as a market leader through the successful completion of many landmark projects.
PRESS RELEASE - Base Structures marks most recent customer win with new web site
Tensile fabric specialist, Base Structures, has just launched a brand new website to showcase its new membrane biogas storage tanks.
Base Structures contributes to a very successful ETSUK 2011
Early reports suggest that over 2,000 people visited the South West’s pre-eminent Environmental exhibition at the University of West of England site in Bristol.
PRESS RELEASE - Low Carbon South West
In keeping with Base Structures environmental ethos and with a strong sense of our Corporate Social Responsibility, we have taken the opportunity to become members of Low Carbon South West (LCSW).
PRESS RELEASE - SaltSavers
Base Structures in collaboration with Dome UK, the country’s No.1 supplier of Road Salt Storage Solutions, have developed a clip together sheeting system that is cheap, safe to install and re-usable.
Base Structures opens Twitter and LinkedIn accounts
Base Structures joins the information age and finally opens up to the world of instant messaging and information sharing mayhem that has come to define the beginning of the 21st Century.
PRESS RELEASE - Base Structures achieves CHAS accreditation
CHAS (Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme) is rapidly becoming a construction industry standard which allows buyers to measure H&S standards fairly and consistently across a range of companies working in allied but often dissimilar trades.
Installation department returns to Manchester International Festival.
For the second year Base Structures team of professional fabric structure installers have been called upon to install the landmark conic structure on behalf of the Manchester International Festival (MIF) team.
Base Structures completes on site at Newhaven ERF
Base Structures were employed by the main contractor Hochtief, to design, manufacture and install the fabric mesh cladding to the ¼ sphere end of the Newhaven Energy Recovery Facility (ERF) building where the main condenser coolers are situated.
Zaha Hadid ribbon refurbed for world Tour
Following successful outings at the Manchester International Festival 2009 and the Amsterdam Festival 2010, the remarkable Zaha Hadid Pavillion structure continues on its world tour, relocating this time to the Abu Dhabi Festival 2011, in the United Arab Emirates.
Pioneering fabric overcladding system promises 47% reduction in energy consumption
February 18, 2011
Base Structures at Ecobuild,
1st – 3rd March 2011
Base shortlisted for Specialist Contractor of the Year 2011
February 16, 2011
The prestigious judging panel of the Building Awards has selected Base Structures as one of only 6 finalists in the Specialist Contractor of the Year category.
PRESS RELEASE - Striking website launch cements year of industry firsts and double digit growth
February 15, 2011
Tensile fabric specialist, Base Structures, has launched a new dynamic website showcasing its portfolio of work including a major sports development at a cost of £1.6M and a spectacular Zaha Hadid Interior.
Base pushes for ISO 9001 & ISO 14001 accreditation
Quality has always been a key market differentiator for Base Structures and as such we believe our existing processes to be robust and driven to produce quality products and provide quality service.
PRESS RELEASE - Base Structures enters the bioenergy market with its new Biogas Storage device.
January 10, 2011
With capacities ranging from 5m3 to 5,000m3, our Biogas Holders are designed to regulate the delivery of the methane gas that is produced from the anaerobic digestion of organic waste and slurry to a CHP.
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Base in the News
FX Magazine April 2009Logo No Go – HSBC interior design project
bdonline.co.uk May 2008Cardiff Bay Car Park
Architects Journal 2009Zaha Hadid in concert
Construction News May 2012Up at The O2
Metro 8th May 2012Up at The O2
RIBA Journal July 2012Up at The O2