Stairs, elevators and escalators

Staircase in blackened stainless steel with over-wax finish for Google, 6 Pancras Square, London, UK - Architects: AHMM - Main contractor: ISG - Staircase fabrication, installation and finishing: John Desmond Ltd - Structural engineers for John Desmond Ltd: AECOM - Showing view from below the stairs. Photography by Tim Soar

Staircase in blackened stainless steel with over-wax finish for Google, 6 Pancras Square, London, UK
Architects: AHMM
Main contractor: ISG
Staircase fabrication, installation and finishing: John Desmond Ltd
Structural engineers for John Desmond Ltd: AECOM
Showing view from below the stairs. Photography by Tim Soar

Scratch and wear-resistant stair balustrades and handrails, elevators and escalators for interiors and exteriors

Suitable for high traffic areas in retail outlets, transport hubs, property development and refurbishment, offices and workplace.

For the fabrication of Stairs, Elevators and Elevators Double Stone Steel PVD colored stainless steel has the following benefits:-

  • Replicates more expensive materials such as bronze, brass and nickel
  • Non-tarnishing, does not develop a verdigris or patina, maintains original appearance
  • Durable and scratch-resistant
  • UV-light stable, does not fade
  • Corrosion and weather-resistant making it suitable for exterior use
  • Salt-water resistant making it suitable for exterior and marine environments and in areas where salt is used for street-cleaning

See the Double Stone Steel PVD colored stainless steel range of colors and finishes.

See our capacity to color stainless steel components, profiles and sheet material

Call us to discuss your requirement for balustrades, handrails elevators or escalator panels.

Private residential property upgrade, limed oak handrail with balustrade in Double Stone Steel PVD colored stainless steel Almond Gold Brush

Private residential property upgrade, limed oak handrail with balustrade in Double Stone Steel PVD colored stainless steel Almond Gold Brush

Achieving the look of balustrades in brass, bronze or gold

Achieve the look of bronze, brass, chrome or gold without the associated cost through specifying PVD colored stainless steel.

Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London. Handrail and balustrade in Double Stone Steel PVD colored stainless steel Gunmetal Brush

Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London. Handrail and balustrade in Double Stone Steel PVD colored stainless steel Gunmetal Brush

Durable, non-tarnishing handrails

Double Stone Steel colored stainless steel is a scratch-resistant and durable material for high-traffic pedestrian and shopping areas. It is also resistant to solvents, corrosion, salt and UV light.

Fenman House, Kings Cross, London mixed use property development elevator interior in Double Stone Steel PVD colored stainless steel Bronze Brush.

Fenman House, Kings Cross, London mixed use property development elevator interior in Double Stone Steel PVD colored stainless steel Bronze Brush.

Easy-to-clean elevator interiors

Double Stone Steel PVD colored stainless steel does not develop a patina and is cleaned by wiping with a damp cloth.

Also used to fabricate Cabin Operating Panels.

Knightsbridge store, London, UK renovated escalator hall in an Art Deco palette of Double Stone Steel PVD colored stainless steel in Almond Gold Mirror, Black is Black Brush and custom color Nickel Bronze Mirror

Knightsbridge store, London, UK renovated escalator hall in an Art Deco palette of Double Stone Steel PVD colored stainless steel in Almond Gold Mirror, Black is Black Brush and custom color Nickel Bronze Mirror

A high-end look for escalator panel and trims

PVD colored stainless steel sheet can be V-Grooved and folded after being colored.

Also used for surrounding doors, architraves, stair balustrades and elevators for a seamlessly matching interior specification.

Office upgrade. Custom designed and fabricated laser-cut screen, for stair detailing and as elevator surround, in Double Stone Steel PVD colored stainless steel Bronze Brush

Office upgrade. Custom designed and fabricated laser-cut screen, for stair detailing and as elevator surround, in Double Stone Steel PVD colored stainless steel Bronze Brush

Luxurious and cost-effective elevator surround and lobbies

Office and mixed-use refurbishments place great emphasis on upgrading the elevators and lobbies to allure potential tenants and purchasers.

PVD is used to create a sumptuous look without the expense of bronze, brass or gold.

Custom-made laser-cut screen, used as full-height stair balustrading and for feature walls throughout the building, in Double Stone Steel PVD colored stainless steel Bronze Brush

Custom-made laser-cut screen, used as full-height stair balustrading and for feature walls throughout the building, in Double Stone Steel PVD colored stainless steel Bronze Brush

High-impact staircase detailing

Stair balustrading does not have to be hand-height but run floor to ceiling for great impact as shown above where it runs through the building’s core. PVD is specified as a high-quality substitute for more expensive materials and is easier to machine and manipulate.