Biomaster protects London’s newest public art installation

Biomaster technology has been used in the creation of London's longest picnic table as part of an inspirational new public art project in Greenwich.

London’s only elevated linear park, The Tide, will be hedged with sculptures by Damien Hirst among others, creating a haven for Londoners craving headspace and riverside relaxation surrounded by silver birch and pine trees.

To help visitors make the most of the spectacular view over the Thames, Studio Morison designed a sixty-seater curved picnic bench which stretches 27 metres along the river front.

It will create a green space for people to gather, cook and eat together on a beautiful terrazzo surface table dotted with mussel shells – hence the name Seafood Disco.

The entire concrete picnic table is coated with a Biomaster protected antimicrobial clear glaze. It provides a wipeable, seamless, super-durable surface that inhibits the growth of moulds, algae and bacteria 

The glaze called easyon+ is made by Urban Hygiene. It was designed as an afforable paint-on alternative to expensive wall cladding, plastic cladding and hygienic cladding systems for hospital walls, but it is also used extensively in outdoor public art sculptures.

In 2017 Urban Hygiene helped create the world’s first antimicrobial public artwork Bear Necessities as part of The Big Sleuth initiative to raise money for Birmingham Children’s Hospital.  

The 165cm tall bear has a unique coating featuring Biomaster antimicrobial product protection – tthe first sculpture in the UK to have a truly hygienic finish.

To find out more visit Urban Hygiene.

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