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News Archive 2007
In a major redevelopment of the Lynn Museum in King’s Lynn, Norfolk, a British Turntable revolve has been specified to bring to life a scale model of a traditional late 19th century roundabout manufactured by one of King’s Lynn’s best known engineering companies, Savage’s.
Two British Turntable revolves were used to great effect to rotate LEGO® models of the Star Wars™ characters, Jango Fett and R2D2 at the recent Star Wars™ Celebration Europe exhibition. Positioned on two 3 metre tall columns either side of the entrance to the LEGO® stand, the revolving models added impact and appeal, the movement helping to create an imposing and eye-catching entrance to the stand.
British Turntable has launched its lowest profile ever turntables with the introduction to its standard display movement range of the PS800LP and the PSBT800LP. Offering the lowest profile of any conventional turntables across the world, at only 23.5 mm high, they are as flat as the diameter of a pound coin. The PS800LP series of turntables also offer high performance combined with low noise and an almost indestructible safety clutch on the turn plate.
Ceiling mounted revolves supplied by British Turntable helped David Aldridge Animation Ltd create a very special Christmas atmosphere at Houghton Hall Garden Centre, the rotary movement adding impact to the individual animated displays. The stunning displays were designed and installed by David Aldridge Animation’s skilled team of designers and technicians, whose animated seasonal and themed designs can be seen in theme parks, shopping centres and stores worldwide.
British Turntable has helped Sandal BMW of Wakefield in West Yorkshire create a series of dynamic launch events for their new models, thanks to the versatility and impact of movement and British Turntable’s Merlin Major 21 ‘invisible’ car revolve.
A Maxi Carousel turntable from British Turntable came out a winner at Value Retail’s Kildare Village near Dublin when it was used as the basis for a most unusual creation by Tony G Ltd. The turntable became a 'fashion carousel', displaying a collection of beautiful, specially designed race-day hats and worn to Kildare race days by the fashionable and famous.
When The Brewery, one of London’s most popular event and party venues, was looking to create an extra-special ambiance for their Christmas parties, they opted for British Turntable movement for their table decorations, with sparkling results.
British Turntable’s PS5 turntables are helping Castle Galleries sell their fine art sculptures in prestigious department stores across the UK using attractive plinth display units designed and manufactured by Enigma Shopfitting Ltd.
International games company, Lagoon Trading is attracting attention at exhibitions in the UK by taking advantage of British Turntable’s cost-effective solar-powered wobblers to promote its extensive range of books, games, gadgets and gizmos.
Shopping centres, high street stores and independent retail outlets profit from British Turntable movement all year round, but none so much as at Christmas, when, thanks to creative thinking, stunning Christmas displays transform the retail environment into an inviting, exciting and desirable place to be.
British Turntable Co. has appointed Tim Entwistle to the board to oversee operations activities, including production and project management and purchasing; he will also be charged with developing system improvements to provide better efficiency and effectiveness.
Newview Windows and Conservatories of Worthing in West Sussex has introduced a little action into their new showrooms by revolving a selection of doors on a Mini Carousel supplied by British Turntable. The company, which offers its services to both commercial and domestic clients, was looking to interest householders in their products by presenting them in a more imaginative way, and sound and movement seemed to offer the solution.
A Cyclone Bullet motorcycle turntable from British Turntable Co. is helping Devon and Cornwall Constabulary road casualty reduction officers to promote their "Bikesafe" message to motorbike riders in the area. Installed in a mobile exhibition unit, the Cyclone turns a crashed bike round so that the damage done to it can be seen from all angles.
British Turntable has developed significant enhancements to its popular Olympian turntable, making it a more attractive and appealing display option than ever before. The main new features of the 4.5 metre diameter revolve include the incorporation of the motor into the steel structure underneath the deck, and the addition of a dark grey skirt-type edging to the perimeter to complete the unit.
After completing two years with British Turntable under the Knowledge Transfer Scheme (KTP) supported by the University of Bolton, Craig Wright has been appointed to a permanent position within the company as Technical Engineer.
A domestic driveway turntable installed at the front of an architect’s house in central Edinburgh is causing a stir with passers-by.
North east England based independent jewellers, Hilliers, have purchased and installed a further eight British Turntable’s CTK200E rotary movement units in their Middlesbrough store to create stylish and eye-catching displays of fine china gifts from some of the country’s leading manufacturers.
When Bentalls of Kingston upon Thames decided to relaunch their ladies’ fashion floor using a music theme, they turned to British Turntable to help create a large replica of a 70s record player to spin mannequins round and form an exciting focal point for the young fashion department.