First-class Building

Designed with modern office requirements in mind, staff welfare facilities are generously provided for. On the eastern boundary, adjacent to the triple lock gates, a sunken courtyard creates a clever breakout area and private out-door terrace with walled gardens.

  • 82 Bicycle Parking Spaces and Locker Facilities
  • 16 showers with integrated changing and drying areas
  • 1,900 sq.ft. rooftop terrace amenity on the Northern boundary
  • A floating new roof over the warehouse structure and central atrium provides for light-filled collaborative space

External Envelope
Existing warehouse building stonework cleaned and repointed with new copings throughout. Structural glazing curtain walling system to new-build element, with high-performance 20% reflective glass for solar control.

Warehouse roof glazing – atrium roof and light wells comprising proprietary pressure plate curtain walling system with high clarity glass.

External Areas
Roof terrace at fifth floor with reconstituted stone paved surface featuring cantilevered glass balustrades, Courtyard at basement level, Three Lock Square.

Steel framed superstructure incorporating exposed castellated beams to facilitate integration of services. Floor slab comprising composite steel decking with in-situ structural concrete.
Structural Grid: 9m x 12.5m (preliminary).
Finish Floor to Ceiling Heights:
3.1m Lower Ground
2.7m Ground
2.7m – 3.4m First
2.7m Second to fifth
Structural Slab: 460mm castellated beam to allow for service runs through structure.
Building Population: Building design (x 1 person per 8 sq.m)

Entrance Options
Hanover Quay, Green Street and
Britain Quay.

External Lighting and Security
CCTV system monitors internal and external entrances.
Extensive high quality external lighting.

Access via 3 staircases. Black powder-coated steel balustrades and dark stained hardwood handrail to main stairs, with feature ceramic tile treads incorporating safety nosing.

3 no. Kone 13 person Passenger (1,000kg)
Lift speed: 1.6 m/s with average waiting time less than 20 seconds

Office Ceilings
Exposed steel castellated beams, intumescent coated dark grey. Exposed Soffit sprayed with acoustic insulation and painted dark grey. All exposed services coordinated, and spray painted dark grey to match soffit. Option of suspended metal title ceilings available to new build element.

Energy-Efficient LED lighting throughout with automatic daylight lighting control (automatic dimming) c/w combined PIR detection.

Existing stonework and brickwork cleaned and repointed, providing feature finish combined with painted proprietary plaster board partitions.

2400mm high solid core doors with dark grey laminate to both sides and 6mm solid hardwood edging, with hardwood frames. All doors fitted with high-quality steel ironmongery.

150mm medium duty proprietary raised access floor Installation of floor tracks to allow grommets to be installed and wired at a density of 1 per 8 sq.m.

Welfare Facilities
8no. Male and 8no. Female shower. Separate Male and Female drying rooms. Separate Male and Female changing and locker rooms with 44 lockers in each.
Toilet facilities (x 1 person per 8 sq.m) providing 42 no female and 22 no. male (single occupancy).
Bicycle Storage: 82 secure basement level bicycle parking bays.
Building Management System: A complete open network BMS will control all primary Mechanical Plant and Environmental Systems on each floor.

Mechanical Services Design
Space heating provided by high efficiency condensing Gas Boilers.

Heating: Four Pipe Fan Coil units with waterside controls. Variable speed low-energy pumps on all circuits.

Cooling: Space efficiency water-cooled chillers at basement level and dry air coolers at roof level.

Ventilation: Fresh air requirement min 10l/s per person @ 1 person per 8m²

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