RICHARD BURBIDGE LTD
CHESTER BUSINESS PARK
CHESHIRE CH4 9RE
Tel: +44(0)1691 678300
Fax: 0800 526 153
Suppliers of: timber Stair Balustrade parts staircases Stair Balustrades Timber decking hardwood mouldings
Richard Burbidge is the UK’s leading supplier of interior or exterior balustrades and stair parts. We offer innovative systems for a variety of commercial applications. The company also offers a vast range of contemporary and traditional balustrade styles for private residential housing.
Richard Burbidge is part of the Archwood Group, which also includes Atkinson & Kirby the leading UK supplier of timber flooring.
Richard Burbidge manufacture a complete staircase and interior balustrade systems. Our extensive range of stairparts and balustrades include handrails and sleek balusters in ranges such as glass, metal to traditional timber. Available off the shelf, our complete stair part systems are a affordable alternative to expensive bespoke systems that often have lengthy lead times. In most instances there is no need to modify the components, other than cutting the rails and newels to length.
Our range of staircases are manufactured to comply with UK Building Regulations including commercial communal areas, such as apartment buildings and offices and are tested for public stairs requiring loadings of 0.74kN/m. Our staircases can be used for a variety of staircase configurations in commercial and residential projects, including straight, split, cut and closed strings. Stair pitches of between 33°and 42°, and handrail heights of 900mm for staircases and 1,100mm for landings are also available.
Ideal for luxury housing developments and designed to help developers add value to prestigious residential projects, Richard Burbidge stairparts are strength tested to withstand loadings 0.36kN/m, in line with UK Building Regulations.
Designed for use on decking, patios and balconies, our outdoor balustrade uses a stylish structure of timber rails and metal newels, with a choice of infill options. Designers can choose from timber balusters, slatted timber panels or contemporary glass panels, ideal for accentuating views and creating a sense of space in smaller areas.
FUSION® Commercial outdoor has been tested to withstand loadings of 1.5kN/m, making it suitable for use in outdoor public dining areas, raised decks and apartment balconies, which require stronger balustrade systems. In addition, it is intelligently designed for ease of fit, offering valuable on-site time savings.
Atkinson and Kirby are also part of the Archwood Group and are leading suppliers of hardwood flooring for both commercial and residential projects.
Our range of hardwood floors have been audited and found to meet the requirements of standard(s) FSCSTD-50-001 (Version 1.2) EN and FSC-STD-40-004 (Version 2.1) EN for FSC® Chain of Custody Certification. In addition Atkinson and Kirby also supply ranges of engineered timber flooring, laminate and vinyl flooring.
In addition to its balustrade systems, Richard Burbidge also supplies a wide range of architectural, decorative and ornamental timber mouldings. Timber louvre doors and a range of timber porches.
Richard Burbidge offers a wide range of resources and added-value services for architects, including RIBA approved CPD seminars on stair balustrade, CAD drawings, two online planning tools STAIRPLANNER™ and DECKPLANNER™ that are innovative bespoke design tools and downloadable specification guides.
The company also offers a bespoke planning service, providing architects with fully priced solutions for their individual project plans.
These files are provided by the manufacturer. While Building Products Index takes every care to ensure the information is correct and up to date, we cannot be held liable for any out of date or incorrect information in them. Please check with the supplier before specifying or purchasing products.
Express Flooring Range Brochure
Published [10/09/18]File size [1627 KB]
Richard Burbidge - New Mouldings
Published [10/09/18]File size [454 KB]
Richard Burbidge Consumer Brochure 2017
Published [15/03/18]File size [4558 KB]
Richard Burbidge Decking Mini Brochure 2016
Stairparts, Decking and Decorative Mouldings
Published [15/03/18]File size [1008 KB]
Richard Burbidge Juliette Balcony leaflet
Juliette Balcony, Balcony System, Balcony balustrading
Published [15/03/18]File size [740 KB]
Richard Burbidge New for 2016 Elements with Glass
elements handrails and baserails
Published [15/03/18]File size [503 KB]
Richard Burbidge Professional Product Guide
Staircase parts, Decking and Decorative Mouldings.
Published [15/03/18]File size [26881 KB]
Utility Newel Flyer
Newel Post Replacement
Published [10/09/18]File size [2288 KB]
Richard Burbidge welcomes residents at Watson Homes
Watson Homes prides itself on developing homes that are designed
for living and made for life. As part of the Willows and Patricroft
projects, Watson Homes selected Richard Burbidge’s Fusion Outdoor Juliette balconies to provide the perfect balance between practicality and aesthetics.
The Willows development is located on the site of the former Salford Reds rugby league ground. The development comprises of 78 new homes, 4 new bungalows and 21 apartments. The development has helped to breathe life back into the Weaste area, by bringing to life a development site that has been empty for a number of years.
The second project, Patricroft is located in Salford, on the site of the former Patricroft Conservative Club and overlooking Barton Canal, the development comprises 36 new build apartments. Richard Burbidge’s Fusion Outdoor Juliette balconies have helped to enhance
the exterior of the developments, creating a welcoming environment and safe access for residents.
Leigh Sperring, Technical Sales Manager for Richard Burbidge said:
“We are thrilled our Juliette balconies have been chosen for the
Watson Homes developments. Our Juliette balconies provide a very
flexible design, making them suitable for a wide range of
“The easy-to-fit design is available off the shelf, meaning no lead times are needed, helping to save time on site and making them an ideal choice for contractors. The system is tested by FIRA to resist loadings of 0.74kN/m, in line with current building regulations, to ensure compliance and style come hand in hand.
Mike Watson, for Watson Homes said: “The Willows development has contributed positively to the ongoing regeneration and development of the Weaste area and we are really proud of both projects. The Juliette balconies from Richard Burbidge tick all the boxes and we’re really pleased with the service we received from the team. We wouldn’t hesitate to recommend them for similar projects.”
Bramshott Place Village, Hampshire
Bramshott Place Village in Liphook, Hampshire is a private, gated development of around 150 luxury retirement cottages and apartments, built in the grounds of an Elizabethan mansion.
Project - Bramshott Place Village
Architect - Helical Bar and Urban Renaissance Villages
Contractor - Helical Bar and Urban Renaissance Villages
Product - FUSION® Commercial
Project Detail - The bespoke glass balustrade was installed on the 6.5m by 4.4m galleried landing, with 20 glass panels fitted in total. FUSION® Commercial with metal balusters was also installed on 2 communal staircases within the clubhouse.
Bramshott Place Village is the first project from property development and investment group Helical Bar, and new retirement developer Urban Renaissance Villages.
The Village is centred around an exclusive clubhouse with an atrium winter garden that offers residents a range of amenities, including a restaurant, bar, fitness and games rooms, hydrotherapy pool, library and communal entertaining areas.
FUSION® Commercial stair balustrade was installed with both glass panels and tubular metal balusters in the clubhouse to complement its high-end finish and attractive design scheme. The glass panel
system was fitted on the clubhouse’s gallery landing, which overlooks the main atrium, to maximise the sense of space and create a dramatic first impression on potential buyers and visitors.
Meanwhile, the metal baluster system with a contemporary brushed nickel finish was installed on the clubhouse’s main staircase,
providing a stylish safety barrier.
To find out more about FUSION® Commercial, please visit www.richardburbidge.com.
Specifying FUSION® balustrade is simple using STAIRPLANNER™ (visit www.richardburbidge.com), and you can always call on us for our bespoke planning service or any help you need, whether it’s a
design or technical issue.
For further information on our full range of products and services please contact our customer service department on 01691 678300. To contact our technical support team please call 01691 678212 or