Ballast guide

What is ballast and when do I need it? For safe use, any environmentally susceptible structure should be anchored to the surface on which it has been installed. Ballast definition: `Heavy material, such as concrete, gravel, sand, iron or lead, placed low on a structure to improve its stability. Something that gives stability or substance’. Elements …

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Wonderfruit Festival

Versatile Festival Tents help create Hedonistic Sustainability Wonderfruit is a 4-day arts, music and sustainable living festival staged in Thailand. The goal is to create an experience that is long-lasting and genuine, and to communicate that social impact and fun can go hand in hand. Hedonistic sustainability is what they’re aiming for, and we think they delivered! …

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SBD Events – Sealed Inflatables are “Out of this World”

SBD Events Sealed Inflatables Planets
A Solar System installation using Sealed Inflatables SBD Events joined forces with Stretch Structures to create a display that is “Out of this World”! Introducing custom printed sealed inflatables; Earth, Mars, Venus and Saturn in all their 3D glory. This eye-catching, colourful installation took centre stage at Marshes Shopping Centre in Dundalk, Ireland.  Easy Installation …

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Introducing Retractable Shade Sails

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Retractable Shade Sails – Re-invent your Outdoor Spaces! Introducing our new range of Retractable Shade Sails and Canopies. The ultimate in European outdoor elegance. Manufactured in Italy, the retractable shade sails have a hand-operated spring roll out system. They provide elegant sun protection with the ability to roll away out of sight when not required. Feel …

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2018 Year End Round Up

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Looking back at the 2018 year end We love it when clients send us images and feedback of their events. We’ve selected 5 of our favourite diverse structures created in 2018. Have a look through, you never know, you may find some inspiration! AXION Lite with Franklin Law Read how Franklin Law connect with their community …

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Stretch Tunnel Success – A Gettin Hectic Case Study

Stretch tunnel makes impact at HBF Run for a Reason The stretch tunnel is gaining in popularity as customers realise the impact they can make with one eye-catching message. A recent client of ours, experiential marketing agency Gettin Hectic, were faced with the challenge of creating brand ownership of a huge, impersonal space. Their solution; a series …

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Stretch Structures – Hints and Tips from the Pro’s

DO’s and Don’ts: Nuggets of Wisdom Here are some simple tips that will help you when assembling your stretch tent. Increase the size of your pegs: from 600mm to 1200mm, or use higher rated anchor systemss such as our screw pegs to improve anchorage. Tape the caps: mushroom caps go on the middle poles and …

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Inflatable Lights = Atmosphere

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The Light Fantastic Inflatable lights are being used to transform a large space or create unique areas with colour – day or night. With so many options for free standing or suspended versions, these inflatable lights can be made in any colour, shape or size. We can also custom design an inflatable light that suits your theme or …

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