Monthly Archives: July 2013
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Whitworth Art Gallery ( University of Manchester)


July 19, 2013

We were very impressed by Andy Reed, the Rackline designer who made an excellent assessment of our overall collection size and needs, listened carefully to our requests and design suggestions, and responded appropriately. The initial design proposal accommodated all our existing units, provided for everything we currently store, plus giving us extra capacity – the […]

Preserve old manuscripts with modern shelving systems


July 6, 2013

Most people have certain books that they treasure and the value of some books increases over time. However, the limitation of space can sometimes cause us to dispose of old books and other reading materials. We can still find old and important books in a library but often, these books get damaged due to faulty […]

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Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre Mobile Storage Solution


July 2, 2013

Rackline was invited by Wiltshire and Swindon Record Office to provide an economic solution for their archive which needed to be in line with BS5454 archive requirements. Apart from archive boxes that had to be stored, there was also a large amount of other articles such as hanging maps, rolled drawings, books (statutes and school […]

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Salisbury Hospital


July 2, 2013

With over 350,000 files stored in boxes offsite it was causing a huge amount of problems for staff and services for Salisbury Hospital. The cost to store boxes off site was proving to be an ongoing expense, further problems with offsite storage included, retrieval times – files would be required day or night and would […]

Public Guardianship Office


July 2, 2013

The PGO protects the financial interests of people with mental incapacity, and therefore client files form the basis of the organisation’s operations. And with 150 casework staff requiring access to over 25,000 files, security is key. “We needed a uniform solution which would add to the aesthetic appeal of our new open plan offices and […]

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The Museum of London


July 2, 2013

With the wide variety of costumes, the brief was to remove the existing storage and plan a scheme on the ground floor and mezzanine level which would maximise the available area whilst allowing the collections to be easily identified and handled in a controlled environment. The dress collection includes garments worn by members of the […]

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Marks & Spencer


July 2, 2013

Stock was stored in various different places in the old building, and one of the chief requirements was for a more self-contained system at Waterside. Four floors of space were dedicated to adults’ and children’s clothing, footwear and accessories, plus another two floors for food, with new storage facilities also required at Baker Street. The […]

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Kirkleatham Museum


July 2, 2013

The Museum has a large number of collections reflecting the diversity of life in the area with objects representing subjects such as farming, trades, crafts, industries, domestic life local government, childhood, fashion, transport and maritime history. Changes in the landscape are recorded through maps, prints, drawings, painting and large comprehensive photographic collection. With a growing […]

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Glasgow University Library


July 2, 2013

A rich resource for research and teaching, the main library building holds special collections built up over a period of more than 500 years as well as the most up-to-date books and journals needed by students and academics. So it comes as no surprise to learn that archiving is a constant activity – moving older […]

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Eversheds


July 2, 2013

Efficient storage and rapid retrieval of these files and documents is therefore top of the agenda, to ensure the most time-and-cost effective use of both employees time and office space. Couple this with the requirement for extensive archiving and the whole process becomes particularly complex. ”The Rackline system had clear benefits over the others as […]

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