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If you’re looking for aluminium stair nosings that are both visually appealing and slip resistant then you’ve come to the right place!

We are able to provide a comprehensive selection of different design options for aluminium stair nosings or stair treads.

Stair nosings

We have 3 different types of stair nosings available:

1401main1. GA Step-Up Premium Stair Nosings with Super Grip Treads

Elegant and hard wearing these ‘invisibly fixed’ pre-drilled stair nosings are beautifully finished in anodised aluminium. You can select from 3 anodised insert finishes and these are; silver, Anolok blue/grey and Anolok black.

With these original and all aluminium contemporary stair nosings there is a selection of back edge options, these can be combined with hard and soft flooring surfaces of different thicknesses.

If you would like to find out more about the Premium Stair Nosings, click here.

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According to building regulations stairs, ladders and ramps have to be designed, constructed and installed in a way that is safe for people moving between different levels in or about the building. Gooding Aluminium therefore takes a deeper look at regulations to help ensure specifiers are compliant when installing aluminium stair nosings.

Stair nosings Size

According to Building Regulations (K&M), BS8300 and BS9266, the recommended dimension of a stair nosing should measure between 50-65mm and the riser 30-55mm. This ensures there is a large enough ‘band’ on the nose of the step.

Colour

Building Regs (K&M), BS8300 and BS9266 explain that the colour of the Stair Nosing is required to differ from that of the floor covering.

Every colour has a Light Reflectance Value (LRV) of between 0 (Black) and 100 (White). The documents indicate that there should be at least 30 points difference between the Stair Nosing LRV and that of the floor covering, e.g. If the floor covering has a LRV of 50, then the Stair Nosing should have a LRV of between 0-20 or 80-100. This helps create the ‘ladder effect’.

Slip resistance

The tread material used in a Stair Nosing is important for the safety and performance of a stairway. There are two recommended tests that can be carried out to determine the slip resistance of a flooring material.

The pendulum test (PTV) and a surface micro roughness measurement (Rz). Either of these can be used to give an indication of the slip resistance of a material, although the Pendulum method is limited in so far as it cannot be used to test material on site.

Coverage of the tread material

Looking at the guidance provided for the coverage of the tread material on the top surface of the Stair Nosing, it explains that the tread is the surface of the Stair Nosing which receives ascending or descending footfall. The IP 15/06 states that the Stair Nosing tread material should extend to the front edge to the point at which it meets the vertical face in order to minimise the risk of a slip in descent.

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A choice of anodised insert colours and additional profiles (with a 55mm front face) have now been added to our range of aluminium Stair Treads.

These contemporary alloy nosings (with hidden fixings) combine a super-grip ridged insert (3 colour options) with a classic linear look.

Take a look at some examples of our stair treads in situ:

Stair nosing at Trafford CentreStair tread at Metro Video LondonStair tread at Q-bars

Stair tread in museumsStair tread in UniversitiesStair tread at Uxbridge College

Elegant and hard wearing these ‘invisibly fixed’ stair treads are beautifully finished in anodised aluminium. You can select from 3 anodised insert finishes and these are; silver, Anolok blue/grey and Anolok black.

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Gooding Aluminium has recently supplied a British global fashion retailer with our Premium Stair Nosing’s.

Stair treads

Gooding Aluminium has been specified to provide the British retailer with stair nosings for a number of their high street stores in the UK.

We have completed projects in three stores so far and are looking forward to supplying our Premium Stair treads with Super Grip Treads for further projects in the future.

Our premium stair nosings are elegant and hard wearing; this particular product is for interior applications.

These ‘invisibly fixed’ pre-drilled stair nosings are beautifully finished in silver anodised aluminium. Clients are able to choose from 3 anodised insert finishes and these are; silver, Anolok blue/grey and Anolok black.

With these original and all aluminium contemporary stair nosings there is a selection of back edge options, these can be combined with hard and soft flooring surfaces of different thicknesses.

Stair treads

Features – Benefits

  • Ridged tread design – Added slip resistance
  • Treads in 3 colours – Options for contrasting effects
  • Fluted pattern – classic linear look
  • Invisibly secured – No visible fixings
  • Pre drilled csk. holes – Time saving
  • Self-adhesive tread inserts – Easy mess free fixing
  • Surface finished – Ready to use
  • Satin anodised – high quality finish
  • Choice of back-edges – Suitable for different flooring types
  • Aluminium alloy – Harder wearing
  • 3.1 metre stock lengths – Easy transportation
  • In stock – Immediate availability

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You really can make a big difference by stepping onto a new level with GA’s high performance aluminium Step-Up Stair Nosings. A truly original alternative to conventional aluminium stair treads and suitable for a wide variety of internal applications.

stair nosings

These durable and yet lightweight aluminium stair nosings are easy to handle and fit. Making the finished appearance that much more professional are GA’s unique press-fit aluminium stair treads, free from visible fixings.

These innovative stair nosings are available in either Ano-Sil anodised or mill finish. (Ano-Sil Anodised is a smooth matt satin finish and Mill is the untreated option).

Features – Benefits

  • Press-Fit treads – Easy installation
  • Invisibly secured – No visible fixings
  • Choice of back-edges – Suitable for different floorings
  • Lipped recess design – Allows for thermal expansion
  • Aluminium alloy – Harder wearing
  • Alternative finishes – Satin Anodised or Mill
  • Original design – New look
  • Pre-cut and drilled option – Time saving
  • In stock – Immediate dispatch
  • Supplied as single lengths – No minimum quantity

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