Projects

52 Whitmore Road (mixed use CLT)

As one of London’s commercial construction companies, we worked on the 52 Whitmore Road project, a 6 storey mixed use development on the south bank of the Regent’s Canal in Hackney. The site, which formerly housed a warehouse, comprises of offices funded by the Shoreditch Trust, a double-height photographer’s studio and three duplex flats with roof terraces. The Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) structure was completed in five weeks.

The CLT structure, which sits on a lower concrete ground floor, is arranged to minimise lateral spans and maximise the multilateral strength of the material. For the studio, the party walls above the space act as deep beams and the north and south facades as giant trusses, making a vast, 9m x 23m column-free space achievable in the centre of the building. The building was clad in sweet chestnut, a local, light durable hardwood.

Commercial construction companies have found that cross-laminated timber is a truly sustainable modern method of construction offering;

  • Cost savings – speed of construction reduces overall programme length which reduces contractors prelims and reduction in overall cost of construction.
  • Time savings – speed of construction provides time savings on programme, an all-dry approach to external enveloping and internal finishes can be adopted, further accelerating on-site construction by eliminating wet trades.
  • Design Flexibility – structural (bi-axial) performance allows design flexibility and architectural freedom.
  • Precision – panels are manufactured, designed and processed using CAD/CAM technology and state-of-the-art CNC panel cutting machines.
  • Structural capabilities – structural capabilities are akin to concrete in material strength, the cross lamination process results in dimensionally stable panels and high in-plan stiffness providing significant robustness.
  • The CLT structure can be left exposed as a highly aesthetic internal finish.

Seeking commercial construction companies to help with your project? Contact us today. We are one of the established construction companies in London and South- East with extensive experience of more than 135 years in commercial construction, education, healthcare, leisure, modular construction and more.

Other Projects

St John’s and St James, New Homes Construction

We are pleased to be appointed to undertake the demolition of an existing church hall on Great Cambridge Road, Tottenham and the construction of new homes including a four-storey block which will provide; a community facility, 18 flats, two x 3 bedroom houses, one x 4 bedroom house, in addition to a new vicarage. The […]

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Latymer Upper School Sports Facility

Our local building contractors worked on the construction of a new three-storey sports centre extension to the existing facility which provided a new 25 metre 6 lane swimming pool with automated moving floor, dance and fitness studios, wet and dry changing facilities, WC’s, stores and offices. Piled foundations and waterproof reinforced concrete basement and swimming […]

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Baldwin Terrace, Commercial Construction Project

As a commercial construction company, we worked on a partnership with the architectural practice Cullinan Studio to refurbish half their building for a new low energy workplace and demolish the other half acquired by Jerram Developments to build 12-two bed apartments in Baldwin Terrace. The construction of the 12 apartments situated along Regent’s Canal in […]

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Modular Construction Brochure

OUR Modular EXPERTISE Jerram Falkus’ modular and off site construction experience has broadened over the years and we are seeing an increase in demand to find new construction solutions. We have found modular construction to be a huge benefit to our public sector clients who are looking for less disruption, less waste and have education […]

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Wivenhoe Road, Modular Housing Construction

Our company worked on our second modular housing construction project for Barking and Dagenham and will provide 20 new two-bedroom containerised homes. We prepared the groundworks ready for the delivery of the 20 two-bedroom modular homes from Premier Modular’s factory in East Yorkshire. Once installed, commissioning and landscaping took place and we completed the project […]

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David & Anne Street, Newham

We have been appointed to deliver the construction of affordable housing for the London Borough of Newham’s Wave 1 of infill sites identified for the affordable home programme 2018-2022. All of the projects are specified to be low energy homes a mixture of houses, flats and maisonettes designed to Passivhaus Standards. David Street The project […]

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University for Creative Arts, Education Construction

The design and construction of a new Film and Media education Centre at the University for Creative Arts campus in Farnham. Our construction team worked on this new education building which has provided specialist facilities for film and media students. The two-storey development is designed to house the technology and specialist equipment needed to prepare […]

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Park Primary School, Expansion Project

Our construction firm workedon the school expansion, which was carried out in three phases. The first phase provides four new classrooms and a new main entrance. Phase 2 remodelled existing classrooms into WC accommodation and phase 3 adds a new multi-purpose hall, raised on angled stilts, creating a mini MUGA court underneath and a roof […]

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Shetland Road, Bow

We are undertaking the £5.4m design and build contract for 19 new build low energy homes at Shetland Road, Bow in East London. The works will see the construction of two, 4 storey buildings and the improvement of open spaces, play area and hard landscaping on the former garages site. The new homes will provide […]

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Kingsbridge Terraces, Residential Building Construction

The building construction of the new Kingsbridge Terraces residential development. The development consists of 27 new maisonettes and houses, with associated car and cycle parking and open spaces. This scheme forms part of the wider regeneration of the 1960’s Gascoigne Estate in Barking and is only a short walk from Barking town centre.   All […]

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Sebastian Court, New Build Development

Barking and Dagenham’s regeneration company, Be First, appointed Jerram Falkus Construction to undertake the demolition of the original 1960s Sebastian Court estate buildings which had fallen into disrepair, before commencing enabling works and the construction of a 95 new high-quality affordable homes on the site. Following the demolition works, we commenced piling for the three […]

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Ranelagh Primary School, Education Construction

Our building firms London-based construction team completed a new build two storey 600m2 extension and internal refurbishment works to the existing Victorian building at Ranelagh Primary School in Newham including; ground resurfacing and the repointing (brickwork). The new build extension provides a much needed new entrance and additional space for a nursery and staff resource […]

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