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Armitage Shanks makes splash with new washroom range for schools
Armitage Shanks, has launched a new range of contemporary school washroom products - offering water-saving benefits and available in a variety of a child-friendly fun colours.
The new Contour 21 Splash range aims to transform school washrooms with a wide range of options created to meet the demands of children throughout the different stages of their educational journey.
Splash features bright, engaging designs that are easy to use and vibrant coloured seats and flush plates - in red, blue, white or yellow - to help create a positive and fun environment for children at nursery, Infant and Junior school ages.
The smooth lines and clever, ergonomic designs - including the new 'trough' which helps increase the through-put of children using the washroom at any one time - make Contour 21 Splash easy to use, but also easier to clean.
Combined with rimless pan technology that allows a 360º rinse water distribution flush the WC, it provides optimal levels of hygiene to school washrooms.
Contour 21 Splash also helps cut school water bills by up to 30%, with innovative features like the child-friendly green push buttons, dual Eco flush levers, Sensorflow taps and waterless urinals - ensuring that in schools, what they save on bills in the washroom enables them to spend more in the classroom.
"The products have been designed as an overall design concept rather than individual functional pieces, and there are a host of added value features and benefits within the range, that has been designed for kids in Primary or Early Years Education," explains Ideal Standard International designer, Robin Levien.
"Designed with 'little ones' in mind, there are smaller basins that co-ordinate beautifully with mini rimless WCs for the ultimate in hygiene and cleanliness - the bright coloured modern seats and flush plates give added vibrancy and creating a fun and engaging environment for children."
The range offers design matched basins in two sizes 40cm and 50cm, in both wall hanging or 50cm with semi pedestal; available with one or two tap holes.
The Splash WC offering, includes close coupled or back to wall Rimless WC's 305mm & 355mm; plus a 355mm rimless wall hung WC. Accompanying modern slim curved WC seats feature handles within the design, to help steady children and easy lift handle on cover.
Seat only and seat and cover options are available in four colours (White, Red, Yellow and Blue). Colour matched Karisma flush plates are also available for concealed cisterns.
Tony Rheinberg, channel marketing manager at Armitage Shanks, comments: "We are very excited about our new Splash range because not only does it bring a contemporary feel to school washrooms, it is very much in keeping with the functionality and price requirements for this sector.
"Schools are under tremendous pressure and they cannot afford to waste budgets on high water bills and Contour 21 Splash helps stop schools splashing out on water bills - what they save in the washroom gives them more to spend in the classroom.
"The range looks fantastic too, with bright colours helping to create the right environment and the child-friendly push buttons or dual flush levers ensuring they can learn about water saving, too. It truly is the next generation washroom for the next generation."
2nd April 2015