Edinburgh Airport, Lothian

Barrel Vaulted Walkway with Glazed Screens

Project: Edinburgh Airport, Lothian
Principal Contractor: Kier Scotland
Value: £205,000
Product: Barrel vaulted walkway with glazed screens
Size/area: 113 metres long x 4.3 metres wide (total area: 485 metres2)
Programme: 20 weeks

A continuous link canopy providing cover and protection to foot traffic travelling from the main passenger terminal to the new commercial on-site car hire terminus. Designed in accordance with strict airport health, safety and fire regulations the eventual solution was achieved on an ambitious delivery schedule in a challenging working environment. The natural topography of the site meant providing a solution with multiple changes in direction, accommodating considerable falls across the length of the canopy and installing onto a central reservation of a working airport dual carriage way.

  • Galvanized mild steel support structure
  • 5mm thick PETg UV stabilised roof sheet
  • 10mm thick Heat-soaked toughened glass side panels
  • Internal LED strip-lighting
  • Integral signage information
  • Continuous internal hand-rail consistent with sloping ground
  • Continuous internal bumper-rail for baggage trolley protection
  • Stepped end-frames to accommodate sloping ground conditions
  • Natural air gaps to top and bottom of side screens to provide air flow/exchange

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