North Wharf Road - Brunel Building

North Wharf Road - Brunel Building

Customer: Vetter Landscapes, Laing O'Rouke, Derwent London Value: £130,000 Location: Brunel Building, North Wharf Road, London

The Brunel Building is an impressive 240,000 sq ft commercial development located on North Wharf Road, London.

The landmark design by Fletcher Priest Architects comprises 16 storeys of high quality office space, with the ground floor housing 5,500 sq ft of retail units, fronting directly onto the canal.

The brief for the complimentary external furniture was detailed, and demanding of a high-quality, bespoke-manufactured solution.

Running a total length of 76 metres, the modular installation includes 4 large benches and 1 DDA seat all in solid European oak with integrated LED lighting.

There are also 4 tree pits, 1 litter bin and an impressive 50 metres of oak walkway sleepers at floor level.

The walkway features over 6,200 non-slip tactile studs set-in and meticulously aligned by hand to maintain a high-level finish throughout, and which provide an important safety function in demarcating the building frontage from the Paddington Branch canal.

Responsibilities

  • Site liaison and logistic
  • Rework and engineering of architect’s concept design
  • Working with contractor and lighting engineer to enable safe efficient routing of light feeds and switchgear
  • Inspected and selected specific timber type
  • Working within tight deadline for site completion