The British Motor Museum in Gaydon, Warwickshire required a new facility to maintain and exhibit their reserve collection. Working with building services company Briggs & Forrester, who managed the project, Maziak were briefed on the requirements. The main focus of the project was to provide compressed air facilities, to hide pipework and to create asolution for locating the compressor in a convenient but
After discussing a number of options, Maziak recommended a separate compressor house to be built outside the facility (air box) to resolve the location issue. To accommodate the pipework specification, it was suggested that grey Transair pipework would blend in well with the décor.
The pipework included a 40mm ring main with 25mm drops, all with valved connectors and quick release safety coupling on a double isolated drop. This allows for flexible maintenance and repairs as needed.
The airbox containing an HPC SK25T powers up to 5 vehicle lifts and runs the tools for the vehicle maintenance. The benefits of the air box include:
The British Motor Museum was provided with a bespoke solution to two particular issues, maximizing space and delivering an aesthetic finish sympathetic to the needs of a museum showroom. The installation was completed efficiently and professionally, meeting the high standards expected by Briggs & Forrester and with the flexibility to cater for adhoc alterations to the specifications as needed on site.
Mike Lavender, Project Manager, Briggs & Forrester