Type of building

Type of building


Drywall systems can help create an environment to help assist the enjoyment of leisure facilities, especially:

  • To control acoustic transmission and absorption
  • To provide the robustness to withstand heavy wear-and-tear
  • To cope with extreme wet areas, like pools and spas
  • To create a clean, bright aesthetic.




GTEC Shaftwall range use a specially designed system to protect voids and shafts in sports and leisure buildings. It resists pressure changes and enables installation from one side of the shaft only.

Fire protection shaftwall systems are typically needed for:

  • Stairways 
  • Lift shafts
  • Service shafts
  • Plant rooms
  • Isolated passageways


The GTEC range of metal stud profiles provides system solutions for sports and leisure building projects. Combining the right plasterboard, fixings, frame and finishing products gives partition solutions up to the most demanding levels of fire, acoustic and thermal performance.

Partitions systems are typically used for:

  • Swimming pools
  • Showers or wet areas
  • Spas and saunas
  • Corridors and foyers
  • Auditoria
  • Theatres
  • Stairways and common areas
  • Commercial kitchens
  • Smoke-proof walls and fire compartment walls


GTEC Floor and Ceiling systems are used to achieve acoustic and fire rated solutions for sports and leisure projects. There are a large range of solutions available, from direct soffit application to the creation of full supporting frames, which can be built in large runs.

Walls and ceilings systems are typically used for:

  • Theatres
  • Corridors


For larger projects, we add value before, during and after the construction phase. Working with the project team, we can support the initial tender, finding ways to improve aesthetics or building performance, cut construction costs, reduce build times or suggest ways to lower on-going maintenance costs. Find out our recent projects below.


The Tramshed is a Grade II listed Victorian depot which has been transformed into a new music venue in the heart of a residential area in Grangetown, Cardiff.


Currently under construction, East Riding Leisure will provide a high quality, sustainable and flexible building that will be easier to maintain and manage.


Practical support from our technical experts

Technical support: Design stage

Technical support: Design stage

For larger projects, we add value before the construction phase. Click here to read one of our technical Project Packs.

Technical support: By phone

Technical support: By phone

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Tel: 0800 145 6033 or 01275 377789
Email: technical.services@siniat.co.uk

Technical support: On-site

Technical support: On-site

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Related building regulations

Building Regulations

Related building regulations

Browse or download the guidance document on Building Bulletin 100 – Design for Fire Safety in Schools

Browse or download the guidance document on Building Bulletin – Acoustic design of schools

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