Shopfront Facelift for Sundaes Gelato in Plymouth

Shopfront Facelift for Sundaes Gelato in Plymouth

Sundaes Gelato, a Plymouth based ice cream parlour, recently opened its doors to the public for the first time after a completing a full shop renovation in an exceptional turnaround, helped by the effective manufacturing capability from Origin.

With the ambitious target of wanting the whole store to be fitted, from design to completion, in the space of 12 weeks, Sundaes and the associated fitters knew they needed to find suppliers they could trust.

Just after 10 weeks into the build, the windows that were originally specified for the job turned up and the owners were not overly impressed. Feeling like the windows were not quite up to standard, they felt that the windows lacked style, quality and design, so quickly looked into alternatives.

Given the fact that the store was opening in a little over a week, they knew it was going to be a tall ask to find a supplier that could turn their project around in time. This is when they came across Origin.

Origin have an industry-leading delivery promise on bi-fold doors called ‘Your lead time, not ours’, which means that Sundaes were able to dictate when they wanted the doors to be delivered – whether this be for a day, a week or a month’s time. In this case, it was the faster, the better!

Similarly, on Origin Windows, the astounding 1 week lead also meant that Origin were the easy choice, especially considering other alternatives were offering no less than a 10 week turnaround.

Sundaes were also aware that Origin’s premium grade aluminium will ensure the shop front will look as good as it does now for decades to come, offering optimum longevity, all whilst offering minimal maintenance. In addition to this, the specially designed polyamide breaks will keep the interior of Sundaes at its intended temperature to ensure no ice cream melts.

The shop front comprises of a total of 12 fixed frame windows which span across the whole aperture of a whopping 8260mm. 4 of these windows sit on top of the bi-fold doors, with the mullions perfectly matching up with the Origin Bi-fold Door set that lay underneath.

The elegant style of the window is contrasted with the visually striking 9005M Jet Black finish, which was selected to perfectly complement the brand and interior design decor. Also in this colour and perfectly matching the style of the windows are the Origin Bi-fold Doors, set up in a 3+1 opening configuration, the doors are situated in the middle of the large expanses of glass, and span across 3010mm.

Having the 3+1 door set up allows the single door to be used as an access door – which is great for winter when you don’t have to have all of the doors folded back.

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