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Center Parcs,
Woburn Forest Holiday Village

Dividers Folding Partitions Limited were appointed by Bowmer and Kirkland Ltd as the movable wall sub-contractor at the new Center Parcs; Woburn Forest – the leading family short break provider’s  fifth UK village.

Center Parcs,
Woburn Forest Holiday Village

One of the largest movable wall contracts awarded in 2013, the project involved the design, manufacture, supply and installation of more than 500 m2 of operable walls, sliding folding partitions and movable glass walls.

Over 150 metres of track was installed at a height of 4 metres in a very narrow construction programme along with an acoustic baffle, designed to accommodate significant M&E services.

More than 150 panels were successfully manufactured and installed over a six week programme to meet the challenging completion deadline.


Dividers deliver – perfectly

We are pleased to tell you that the Soham 3rd Primary school project achieved perfect delivery.

We are very grateful for your assistance and would also like you to pass on our gratitude to the members of your staff who worked on this project.

We look forward to working with you again in the future.

Mr Bob Ensch
Area Director
Morgan SindallMorgan Sindell Perfect delivery certificate

New name for one of the UK's leading
operable wall manufacturers.

In January 2013, the business and assets of Dividers Modernfold Limited are acquired by the management and renamed Dividers Folding Partitions Limited.

Dennis Lewis, Managing Director, says ‘This buyout secures the jobs of our workers at our south Wales manufacturing plant. It also allows us to build on our reputation as a leading manufacturer of Sliding, Folding and expanding walls. We have also added the manufacture of Glass partitions here in south Wales'.

It is an exciting period for us and we are looking forward developing our business both here in the UK and overseas’.



MP’s Visit

On Tuesday 2nd August 2011, Nia Griffith the Member of Parliament for Llanelli visited the manufacturing facilities of Dividers Folding Partitions Ltd on a fact seeking mission to explore the challenges facing SME’s and manufacturing companies in particular, in the present economic climate.Nia Griffith the Member of Parliament for Llanelli visited the manufacturing facilities of Dividers Folding Partitions Ltd

Ms Griffith’s delegation included senior representatives of various trade organisations including the Association of Interior Specialists (AIS)and the Construction Products Association. As shadow Minister for Business Innovation and Skills, Ms Griffith was particularly interested to hear the views of Dividers’ Managing Director, Mr Dennis Lewis in relation to practical business issues SME’s are now facing such as difficult market conditions, increasing regulation and the availability of finance.

Nia Griffith the Member of Parliament for Llanelli visited the manufacturing facilities of Dividers Folding Partitions Ltd Mr Lewis escorted Ms Griffith and the rest of the delegation on a tour of the manufacturing facilities, where the MP met many staff and employees and was enthusiastic to learn more about the expansion plans of the Company.

As a result of the visit, Ms Griffith raised a question in the House of Commons on 11th August to the Chancellor of the Exchequer Mr George Osbourne……..

“Last week I visited the Dividers Folding Partitions factory in my constituency. In common with many other construction products companies throughout the country, it is very worried about the prospects for immediate economic growth, particularly in light of public procurement cuts. What precisely is the Chancellor going to do in the very near future to stimulate demand and growth, so we can create and safeguard jobs in the private sector? We do not want to be fobbed off with the sorts of answers he has just given to my right hon. Friend Mr Meacher and the Chancellor’s party colleague, Mr Binley.”

The Chancellor of the Exchequer’s reply along with the entire debate can be viewed here


2008 AIS Contractors Awards Winner

Dividers Folding Partitions recently won the silver award in the operable Wall category of the 2008 competition. Sponsored by Lafarge Plasterboard, the competition recognises outstanding installations in many fields of the interiors fit-out sector.

The winning project was an operable wall at St Luke’s Church in Birmingham designed by Architects Byrom Clark Roberts. Dividers are in the enviable position of being manufacturers as well as installation contractors and this enables them to control the entire process from design through to installation.

The installation consisted of a Dividers type 100 operable wall with a sound attenuation rating of 50dB. The panels were finished in an oak veneer with intricate inlays. The wall allows the division of a larger space into two smaller areas and provides a high degree of space flexibility.

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