ELSTREE FILM STUDIOS STAGE 9

Background

An installation by another contractor over December 2012 and January 2013 had failed.

Two months later the decision was made to remove the floor which was not fit for purpose.

Unfortunately the removal of the failed floor meant that some of the underlying screed and timber joists were damaged.

The weakened layer had to be lifted with care and reinstated. This increased the design thickness from 50mm to closer to 90mm.

Elgood Flooring were consulted by Elstree Film Studios Project team.

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

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 120 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.

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 of 20 days.

Painting

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

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