Britex Collaboration with VSBA Program
Britex’s Involvement in the VSBA Program
The Victorian School Infrastructure boom is showing no signs of abating. To ensure that every Victorian child gets access to a great school, the Victorian School Building Authority (VSBA), oversees the design and construction of new schools and the modernisation and upgrades of existing schools.
Reliability, Safety and Longevity assured with Britex innovative products
Britex are among the internationally recognised innovative designers and fabricators, involved in numerous VSBA School Upgrade projects. We supply high-quality and innovative stainless steel products, commercial grade plumbing fixtures and architectural fittings.
Stainless Steel Products specially designed for Educational Institutions
Our stainless steel products are suitable for various applications, including educational institutions.
"Britex stainless steel products for schools comply with the standards set out by the state departments of education."
We have specifically designed our products to be suitable for Child Care, Primary, Secondary and Tertiary sectors.
Our wide range of education products are generally functional, vandal resistant, hard wearing, easy to maintain, incorporate numerous unique safety features and provide the greatest true value.
For this reason, Britex products are consistently selected by designers for inclusion in Victorian schools and education departments.
With Britex products you can rest assured that you are choosing the finest stainless steel fixtures and fittings that will contribute to an overall outcome of excellence.
Some of our highly sought after products for school infrastructure are listed below.
Manufactured from heavy duty grade 304 stainless steel, the Sanistep Urinal is a hinged grate urinal suitable for application in schools. It allows for ease of cleaning, and features our unique weir style sparge that enables the water to flush evenly across the urinal with minimum water and maximum efficiency. This product can be custom made to suit varying requirements. Sanistep urinals are hand fabricated and fully welded with sturdy reinforcement to the rear, providing a sound, structural finish.
Features & Benefits:
- Fully compatible with the WELS 5* rated Britex Smart Saniflush Sensor System
- Fully certified WELS 5* rated slab urinal fixture
- Vandal resistant design
- Manufactured to custom lengths
- Water saver sparge system
- Available in 'L' or 'U' shaped configurations
Accessible Drinking Trough TP6
Britex Stainless Steel Accessible Drinking Troughs are ideal for application, particularly in educational institutions. These products include pre-plumbed water efficient push buttons, bacteria and sunlight resistant drink bubblers and rubber compound mouth pieces for enhanced safety when users are bumped while drinking. Our Disabled Drinking Troughs feature fully welded, rounded corners both internally and externally, which allows for ease of cleaning and provides added safety especially in high traffic areas.
Features & Benefits:
- AS1428 compliant
- Drinking trough suited to Wheelchair access
- Standard and custom lengths available
- Ideal for schools and community centres
- Standard and accessible access stations
- Bacteria and sunlight resistant bubblers
316 SS Laboratory Bowls
Britex Grade 316 Stainless Steel Laboratory Bowls are hand-made, bench mounted and can be inset or undermounted. Our high-class Laboratory bowls are available in standard and custom sizes and can be supplied with acid resistant stainless steel or polypropylene waste outlets. These are ideal for school science rooms and laboratories, however, you can also get it custom made for use in domestic or light commercial projects.
Features & Benefits:
- WaterMark certified grade 316 stainless steel waste outlet and stopper (LSPW) option available
- Standard and custom sizes available
- Will not crack or chip
- Optional laboratory tapware can be supplied
- Ideal for school science rooms and laboratories
- Can be top or undermounted
SS Drink Safe Accessible Refrigerated Drinking Trough with bottle filler
316 grade Drink Safe Accessible Refrigerated Drinking Trough with bottle filler is specially formulated for educational projects. Our refrigerated drinking trough has a refrigeration unit with an automated thermostat that is fully self-contained underneath with concealed plumbing connections. This product also features a vandal resistant, piezo activated bottle filler.
Features & Benefits:
- Radius internal & external corners for easy cleaning and added safety
- Rubber compound mouthguards to protect teeth
- Fully Encased & mains powered refrigeration unit
- Supplied fully pre-plumbed
- Suitable for schools and community centres
- Piezo Activated, Vandal Resistant Bottle Filler
Pre-plumbed Hand Wash Trough with Gooseneck Swivel Sink Set
Britex pre-plumbed Hand Wash Trough comes with tapware installed. This ultimate product is supplied with a 50mm waste outlet and heavy duty wall brackets. Customisation options are available to meet your unique requirements. This pre-plumbed Hand Wash Trough is the ultimate hygienic and water efficient option.
Features & Benefits:
- WELS and Watermark certified tapware
- Vandal resistant timed flow taps (6 secs)
- Choice of push button or lever activated bib taps
- 50mm hob in the rear splashback
- Pre-plumbed; simply connect water and waste outlet
- Suitable for schools, kindergartens and child care
Square Liquid Soap Dispenser with Standard Nozzles
Britex offers a plethora of options in Soap Dispensers. Square Liquid Soap Dispenser with Standard Nozzles comes with 1.2L capacity. This product features a lockable hinged lid and the key is provided with it.
Features & Benefits:
- Offers high durability
- Satin stainless steel finish
- Commercial grade 304 stainless steel
- Vandal resistant
- Suits liquid soap
- Diverse range of products
Successfully Completed VSBA School Upgrade Project
Design and quality are the most evident features incorporated into Britex products. As a result, Britex fixtures and fittings are favoured by many project managers, builders, architects and plumbers.
Following are some of our successfully completed VSBA School Upgrade Projects:
Laboratory Bowls & Sanistep Urinals for Upper Yarra Secondary College
Under the VSBA program, the plan aimed to revitalise secondary education to deliver contemporary learning spaces and flexible indoor and outdoor spaces and provide art, science and landscape facilities. Britex are proud to have been involved in this successful VSBA School Upgrade Project at Upper Yarra Secondary College.
- Almost 30 x Britex Grade 316 Stainless Steel Acid Resistant Laboratory Bowls
- A floor mounted 3.5m Vandal Resistant Sanistep Urinal with Smart Saniflush Sensor Flushing System
Stainless Steel Fixtures & Fittings for Aitken Hill Primary School
The newly constructed Aitken Hill Primary School, opened in term 1 2019, accommodates up to 475 students for Prep to Year 6. The State Budget of $13.806 million is allocated towards the school, followed by an additional $6.77 million for construction of a performing arts and physical education facility. The development of Aitken Hill Primary School utilised a number of Britex Stainless Steel products.
- Multiple Britex SS Pattern 6 Disabled Drinking Troughs
- Multiple Britex SS Inset Flat Rim Clay and Ablution Troughs
- Multiple Britex SS PWD Wall Mounted Troughs
- Multiple Britex SS Cleaner’s Sinks with Brackets (CSB)
Stainless Steel Fixtures & Fittings for Dohertys Creek College
As a part of the Growth Area Schools Project Victoria (GASP), Dohertys Creek P-9 College is a newly developed co-educational school to serve the Truganina community. The primary and secondary school is a part of a government’s commitment to making Victoria the ‘Education State’ by improving the infrastructure of the school. This project involved ten new schools that link growth areas to promote community connection across educational sectors. A number of Britex fixtures & products were used in the development of Dohertys Creek College.
- Multiple Britex S.S. Pattern 6 Disabled Drinking Trough
- Britex SS Custom Trough
- Britex SS PWD Pre-Plumbed Hand Wash Trough
- Britex SS Inset Flat Rim Clay and Ablution Trough
- Britex SS Twin Centre Bowl Laboratory Sink
- Multiple Britex SS Round Laboratory Bowls (LBPB)
- Multiple Britex SS Cleaner’s Sinks (CS)
Troughs & Cleaner’s Sinks for Ashley Park Primary School
Ashley Park Primary School, formerly known as Yarrambat Park Primary School was developed as a part of the Growth Areas School project (GASP). This school was a winner of the Minister’s Award for Excellence in the 2019 Victorian School Design Awards. It is the third new school built in three years by the Andrews Labor Government for Doreen and Mernda.
- Multiple Britex S.S. Pattern 6 Disabled Drinking Troughs
- Multiple Britex S.S. Inset Flat Rim Clay and Ablution Troughs
- Multiple Britex S.S. PWD Wall Mounted Troughs
- Multiple Britex S.S. Cleaner’s Sinks with Brackets
Here is a list of our VSBA School Upgrade projects Britex was involved:
|Research Primary School|
|Beveridge West Primary School|
|Wyndham South Primary School|
|Craigieburn South Primary School|
|Botanic Ridge Primary School|
|Clyde North East Primary School|
|Davis Creek Primary School|
|Casey Fields Primary School|
|Merrifield West Primary School|
|Rockbank Primary School|
|Timbertop Primary School|
|Mount Clear College|
|Edgars Creek Primary School|
|Bellbrae Primary School|
|Victoria University Secondary College|
|Diamond Creek East Primary School|
|Brunswick North West Primary School|
|The Grange p-12 College|
|Miners Rest Primary School|
Britex understands the importance of incorporating vandal resistant, hard wearing, water efficient and low-maintenance products into educational institutions without compromising on the aesthetics. Our top class products can be found all over Australia.
Benefits of choosing the Britex products:
- Value for money
- Hygienic - easy to maintain
- Environmentally- friendly products - 100% recyclable
- Durable - highly resilient and easily repairable
- Aesthetics - clean and attractive in appearance and goes well with modern and classic styled interiors
- Highly versatile
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