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Custom Covers shows Dunkirk Spirit

Hampshire based Company Custom Covers transformed the lower car deck of the Norfolk Lines cross channel ferry the Mearsk Dunkirk as part of the 70th anniversary of the evacuation of Dunkirk for European Events. Custom Covers the UK's leading marquee and lining services supplier created a "Marquee" Lining inside the ferry where the commemorative dinner for Dunkirk veterans and small ships sailors and dignitaries was held on 27th May.

 

Car Ferry Before

Car Ferry after

Norfolk Lines cross channel ferry the Mearsk Dunkirk BEFORE
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Norfolk Lines cross channel ferry the Mearsk Dunkirk AFTER
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"The transformation was particularly demanding ":commented Technical Director Simon Bell "the Ferry left Dover at 10.00am on Thursday 27th May the dinner was at 7.00pm the same day ;de rig and leave the ship by 3.00am the following morning". Custom Covers specialises in the use of decorative linings to transform spaces for events and has a reputation for performing to tight deadlines. "This was a first and the timing and deadline meant the build was particularly demanding. Thank goodness the crossing was calm".

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