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Ideal Standard and its Armitage Shanks brand have been at the forefront of commercial and residential bathroom design and innovation for longer than any other UK company.

In 2017, Armitage Shanks celebrated its bicentenary and Ideal Standard itself has a pedigree stretching back well over 100 years.

Armitage Shanks is the company’s commercial specification brand, with thousands of units being installed in flagship construction projects such as the Leadenhall Building and major sports stadia. We work hand-in-glove with architects, designers and procurement teams to ensure we supply high performance products which meet the challenging demands of modern workplaces, leisure facilities, hospitals and more.

Undoubtedly the UK’s best-known commercial bathroom brand, Armitage Shanks’ success is built on a desire to continue innovating in terms of design and technology.

Concept Air range

The Concept Air collection is all about lightness and providing a combination of practicality and affordable luxury.

Developing the design philosophy of the ever-popular Concept range, Concept Air brings unprecedented elegance to the bathroom.

Created by Ideal Standard designer, Robin Levien, Concept Air taps into the minimalistic trend for sleek and slimline interiors which can now be transferred throughout the household to include the bathroom.

The range of ceramics, baths and furniture can be combined to give four very distinct looks for the bathroom in an array of sizes and finishes incorporating lightness at every element of design.

AquaBlade toilet system

AquaBlade flush technology was hailed as the most significant development since the invention of the flush toilet in the 19th century at its launch.

The exclusive and patented technology offers the best flushing performance ever, even at low water volumes.

The system uses an innovative ‘Microslot’ technology, which is a newly engineered system of channels to create a cascading wall of water from the top of the toilet bowl opening and two powerful plumes to energise the flush action.

Unlike existing flushing systems where flushing water does not cover the entire toilet bowl – the AquaBlade integral technology gives optimum water flow from the top of the bowl on every flush and covers every inch of the ceramic, keeping the toilet bowl immaculately clean.

It is also surprisingly quiet because all the flows are streamlined with the bowl surfaces which reduces turbulence and maximises flushing efficiency.

AquaBlade technology sets new standards in both toilet design and optimum flush performance – the smooth, gently curved surface with no overhanging rim also means it is much more hygienic and easier to clean than any other toilet currently available.

Contour 21+ basin & Markwik 21+ mixer

The Contour 21+ and Markwik 21+ ranges have been designed with leading university scientists and technical specialists to improve infection control in healthcare settings.

The Contour 21+ clinical basin has a larger overall surface area and a unique fin design, which is moulded into the ceramic and which ensures water splash is deflected to either side of the basin, rather than back out of the basin.

This patented design has been combined with a hydrophilic surface glaze, Smart Guard+, which contains an ionic silver antimicrobial additive to help prevent the build-up of biofilm – a potentially harmful layer excreted by bacteria to protect their growth. Contour 21+ also has additional anti-infection properties in its drainage system.

The Markwik 21+ mixer is fitted with a hydropurge system to counter the build-up of debris and waste. Its autoclave-ready spout has also been designed to dismantle easily for cleaning, helping to prevent biofilm build-up.

The copper-lined outlet, BioGuard, reduces risk of pseudomonas infection and small-bore antimicrobial pipes and a simplified design promote turbulent water flow to dislodge biofilm.

Made with 85% brass, the polymer content of the Markwik 21+ is lower than normal mixers, making it less attractive to bacteria.

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The Bathroom Works
National Avenue
Kingston Upon Hull
HU5 4HS

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