Elstree Film Studios Stage 8

A second installation by another contractor had failed.

The decision was made to remove the floor. Following the success of our installation in Studio 8 Hertsmere Council appointed Elgood Flooring to install our Universal Television Studio Floor for Elstree Film Studios.

The installation was programmed for an interval in the BBC’s Production  Schedule. It was crucial that the installation was finished on time.

Facts and figures

  • Completion date: 2nd August 2013
  • Areas: 700 sq m
  • Installation programme: 4 weeks
  • Thickness: approximately 110 – 120 mm

The floor provides optimum camera pedestal performance.

The floor is perfect for Multi Camera use. A camera can be used anywhere on the floor making it ideal for multiple sets.

The floor is free of undulations, inclines and surface irregularities. These details are of no consequence on most floors, but totally unacceptable in a modern HD television studio.

Tough wearing surface designed to withstand the range of use expected of a modern HD studio facility.

Assurance

With our Track Record and the lengthy time over which we have been established, EFS and BBC can have confidence in our 10 Workmanship and Materials Guarantee and back up Support / Repair service as and when it is required.

Reputation

The Elgood Studio Floor System has been proven over 30 years with more than 130 studio installations. With an average working life of more than 10 + years these studio floors provide long term economy.

Training

We retain a small in-house team of full time employees specifically trained to install the Elgood Range of Studio floorings, the demand for which is intermittent.

All serve an apprenticeship of four years.

Zero snagging

The floor has to be right first time, every time.

Antistatic

Anti static finish as standard to eliminate nuisance static electricity that would otherwise interfere with camera use.

Successful Outcome

Elgood Flooring responded in a short lead time and completed the installation within the time frame.

Painting

The Studio floor can receive semi permanent studio floor paints such as Mylands and be scrubbed clean as a matter of routine.

Preparation

The Floor was cleaned thoroughly using powerful industrial vacuum cleaners before sealing the floor and carrying out numerous repairs.

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