handrails for outdoor steps australia

alfredson's joinery

alfredson's joinery is a heritage-listed workshop at 28 king street, cooran, shire of noosa, queensland, australia.it was built from 1930s to 1950s. it is also known as alfredson's pre-cut house workshop and alfredson's sawmill. it was added to the queensland heritage register on 27 november 2008.

fortitude valley police station

fortitude valley police station is a heritage-listed police station at 119 brookes street, fortitude valley, city of brisbane, queensland, australia.it was designed by raymond clare nowland and built from 1935 to 1936. it was added to the queensland heritage register on 24 june 1999.

southport state high school buildings

stairs on cantilevered concrete supports lead from the lower to the upper verandahs, which have tubular steel rail balustrades. the ends of the first floor balustrades have been replaced with bag racks that are clad externally in ribbed metal, and concrete-block bag racks have been added on the ground floor.

sydney trains a & b sets

the sydney trains a & b sets, both also known as waratah, are classes of electric multiple unit trains operated by sydney trains in sydney, new south wales, australia.the trains were named waratah by the new south wales government after the flower of the same name, which is the state's floral emblem.. the waratah design is based on the m set.the initial order for 78 series 1 waratahs was the .


volute a handrail end element for the bullnose step that curves inward like a spiral. a volute is said to be right or left-handed depending on which side of the stairs the handrail is as one faces up the stairs. turnout instead of a complete spiral volute, a turnout is a quarter-turn rounded end to the handrail.

australian residential architectural styles

variation of styles. because architectural styles have varied in australia over the years from villas to bungalows and brick renders , there is a slight inconsistency in the architectural flow of the suburban streets, with one writer noting that australian housing styles tend to comingle and coexist awkwardly. this is less common in the united states of america and england, because most of .

walter burley griffin incinerator, ipswich

walter burley griffin incinerator is a heritage-listed former incinerator at 10a milford street, ipswich, city of ipswich, queensland, australia.it was designed by walter burley griffin and built from 1936 to 1940. it is also known as the incinerator theatre. it was added to the queensland heritage register on 21 october 1992.

temora post office

immediately behind there is a side access door to the stairhall and thus to the former quarters. it has a slate threshold and step. the stair window is leadlight in an art-nouveau design. there are copper gutters, spouts and downpipes which feed into cast iron downpipes about 2 metres from ground level.

asn co building

the asn co building is a heritage-listed building located at 1-5 hickson road, the rocks, sydney, new south wales, australia.completed in 1885 and built in the pre-federation anglo dutch style under the direction of william wardell and his associate, walter liberty vernon, the building served as the principal offices and warehouse for the australasian steam navigation company until the company .

fire escape

the platform and stairs are usually open steel gratings, to prevent the build-up of ice, snow, and leaves. railings are usually provided on each of the levels, but as fire escapes are designed for emergency use only, these railings often do not need to meet the same standards as railings in other contexts.


the first skatepark in the world, surf city, opened for business at 2169 e. speedway in tucson, arizona on september 3, 1965. patti mcgee, women’s national champion, attended the grand opening.

australian hotel

the australian hotel is a heritage-listed hotel at 100-104 cumberland street, the rocks, city of sydney, new south wales, australia.it was built from 1914 to 1915. the property is owned by property nsw.it was added to the new south wales state heritage register on 10 may 2002.

adelaide railway station

adelaide railway station, built in 1856, after alterations made in 1878 when a second storey was added. it is a stone building with red brick dressings with a large arched portico and wide verandahs. a decorative wrought iron railing runs along the roof ridge.


top of gripping surfaces of handrails shall be 34 inches 865 mm minimum and 38 inches 965 mm maximum vertically above walking surfaces, stair nosings, and ramp surfaces. handrails shall be at a consistent height above walking surfaces, stair nosings, and ramp surfaces.