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Transforming lecture theatres

October 8, 2014 11:56 am Published by


With the increasing demand from schools, colleges and universities to maximise the use of their teaching and performance spaces we are pleased to offer a bespoke seating solution to meet these specific requirements.

Hussey Seatway retractable seating systems open and close automatically at the touch of a button.  Therefore, this allows a tiered lecture theatre to be transformed into a clear floor space within minutes. Our revolutionary scribe writing tablet is compatible with our Integra and Decra folding chairs.  It adds a further degree of flexibility to retractable seating. Specifically designed for bleacher applications, the Scribe features a contemporary designed polymer folding writing ledge. The Scribe tablet features a ‘dampened’ return mechanism to ensure it returns to the stowed position in a controlled and safe fall.  Also, if the chair is vacated, it has an anti-panic device that automatically returns it to the closed position.

Whether you’re building a new lecture hall or refurbishing an existing classroom, our lecture seating can be tailored to suit specific design requirements. Hussey Seatway is the UK’s leading seating specialists for schools, academies, colleges, universities and further education facilities. Please download our product specification sheet for further information.  Contact us to see how we can develop a retractable seating solution for your facility.

Recent installations with scribe writing tablets include:

  • York St John University
  • Bangor University
  • University of West London
  • Birmingham City University
  • St Cuthbert’s High School
  • Royal Holloway University
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This post was written by Andrea Mittelmeier