The World’s Most Famous Walls to Visit in the New Year

Most of us have a Bucket List, whether we’ve written it out and had it laminated or keep a rough copy we constantly add to in our heads.

They typically include activities such as skydiving, swimming with dolphins and African safari’s.

But why not add one of these to your lists?

Okay, so we might be a bit biased, but these walls are magnificent man-made spectacles, or in fact slightly odd sites which have become hot spots for tourists – take a look for yourselves.

1.The Great Wall of China

Built back in the 14th Century, The Great Wall of China can even, according to some, be seen The Great Wall of Chinafrom space.

Stretching an astonishing 8,850 kilometres long the wall is built along an east-to-west line across historical northern boarders of China with the aim of protecting the Chinese Empire from attack of nomadic tribes.

Want to visit? There are many tourist spots along the wall including the most famous location of Badaling. For those of you who wish to steer clear of fellow tourists and stick to more rural routes head for the Huangyaguan and Shanhaiguan sections.

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PVC Curtains Enhance Free Flow Play at Schools

It seems that for children, play is the language of childhood in which they are encouraged to use props, devise rules and immerse themselves in their imaginations all the while encouraging behavioural development, brain growth and cognitive skills.

According to Play England, this concept of Free Play is defined as “children choosing what they want to do, how they want to do it and when to stop and try something else”.

Child development theorist Tina Bruce states that the scale of involvement in play is hugely important as “concentration is the greater predictor of academic success”. This suggests that the encouragement of free flow play nurtures the ability to deeply focus in later life, harnessing academic success and creative thinking.

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Bespoke Folding Partitions and Walls

As a manufacturer of folding walls and partitions for buildings of all kinds, we can make your room partition exactly how you want it. We aren’t phased if you have a room with irregular height ceiling areas or if you need your partition to curve around an awkward area of the space.

We will assess your premises and design a solution to match your needs perfectly, then we make the fabric concertina style partition in our factory to your exact specifications including colour and install it with the minimum of disruption to your school or business.

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How to Choose the Right Moveable Wall System

So you know you need a moveable partition wall. But you find the options available baffling!

We sympathise. It’s not like nipping down to your local supermarket to buy dinner. A moveable wall system is likely to be a one-off purchase but with a several technical points to get your head around. Below we outline some of the main things to consider to help you make the best decision.

But before we get down to the nitty-gritty lets run over the benefits of moveable wall systems. Identifying which benefits are most important to you will help inform your decision.

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Building Additions Sponsor Local Driver in Hill Climbing Championship

mini coop takes a corner on two wheels sponsored by Building Additions

Martyn Ferris in his Mini Cooper, sponsored by Building Additions

Building Additions have just joined the sponsors that are supporting Martyn Ferris as he takes part in a number of Hill climbing events throughout Wales and the West Country.

Martyn drives a Mini Cooper in the Trident Engineering Sprint and Hill climbing Championship.

Building Additions have played a small part alongside the main sponsors Jem Interiors.


We would Like to wish Martyn every success this year!

Five reasons to choose glass partition doors in your office space

What do Hannibal Lector in Silence of the Lambs, the cobra in the Well of Souls (Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark) and Magneto in X-Men 2 have in common?

Yes: you’ve guessed it! They were all screened behind glass (or glass effect) partitions to protect the other characters in their respective films.

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Understanding Acoustic Partition Systems

One of the key considerations for any company looking to install a folding partition or movable wall system is the level of soundproofing they require, which in turn determines the acoustic performance they need their partition product to achieve.

So what exactly is sound, how is it measured and how can it impact your decision on which partition system to install within your building?

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