CASE: Balustrade infill panels for major sports retailer in Oxford Street, London

A tailormade solution

- A brand-new four-storey flagship sports retailer store in Oxford Street, London.

Balustrade infill panels
Ridgeway Online
Year established
Since 1969
Ireland and UK
Sports retailor

Tailor-made balustrade infill panels

A unique Ridgeway project required modern balustrade infill panels for a brand-new four-storey flagship sports retailer store in Oxford Street, London.

Ridgeway chose PcP gratings for this project as they knew they would receive the professional service required to complete this project on time without compromising on quality. The mesh gratings complied with requirements governing bar alignment.

A modern architectural solution with a perfect finish including bar alignment where appropriate was manufactured, and fabrication drawings within all tolerances provided.

About Ridgeway

Ridgeway is a large stockist and supplier to main contractors in both Ireland, where the company is based, and the UK. Ridgeway is also a renowned customer-oriented supplier of innovative construction solutions.

The criteria

After having worked as a trusted partner with PcP for various construction projects, it was easy for Ridgeway to find the right company to supply balustrade and infill panels.

Ridgeway required fast delivery to meet their project schedule without any comprises being made to the quality of the finished product combined with close technical support, including product technical information, data sheets and material certifications.

To meet the strict requirements for dimensions and bar alignment, PcP provided relevant technical information and a product data specification proposal which complied with relevant standards.

The solution

Ridgeway chose PcP’s MESH gratings for panel infills in galvanised steel to complete the staircase systems on all four storeys in the store. The alternative solution proposed by PcP exceeded quality expectations and was tailor-made with a flawless finish and customised cut-outs to match the design. The product was developed and manufactured to meet Ridgeway’s project schedule and included suitable fixings.

PcP exceeded project requirements and expectations as regards both value and aesthetics, including the supply of ready-to-install panels and fabrication drawings which took into consideration bar alignment, cut-outs and suitable fixings where appropriate. Collaborating with PcP supports Ridgeway’s goal of delivering quality construction solutions on time.

Technical support

During the entire collaboration – from product development to delivery – Ridgeway received ongoing technical support from PcP’s local experts based in Ireland who functioned as a first point of contact for assisting with any queries that Ridgeway had during the project.

In addition, PcP’s internal and external staff ensured that samples, technical info, data sheets, company certificates etc. were supplied as required.

On receipt of the order, full fabrication drawings were provided which took into account tolerances and bar alignment, including raked panels and notches where required.


  • Drawings

    Supply of PcP fabrication drawings for approval and consideration prior to production

  • Tailor-made product

    High-end finish, fully fabricated panels supplied to meet client’s schedule

  • Technical support

    Ongoing technical support throughout entire specification and supply process

  • Technical data

    Supply of data sheets/samples

  • Ready-to-install

    Finished shaped panels with no fabrication required

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