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

Macmillan Cancer Support Centre

Our company worked on the building construction project for Macmillan Cancer. The project comprised a complex part two/part three storey structure built in to the slope of Bristol Gate at the Royal Sussex County Hospital. The retaining walls and lower ground floor slab are constructed in reinforced cast- insitu waterproof concrete, with a partial reinforced […]

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St Benedict’s School, New Ark, School Construction

St Benedict’s is a leading independent catholic co-educational school providing education from nursery through to sixth form. We were appointed after the success of previous school construction work for the Sixth Form and Art Design & Technology Building. This school construction project, the New Ark, will re-provide classrooms for the Junior School and bring the […]

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Weighbridge Modular Housing Construction

Our modular building manufacturers’ first modular housing construction project in Dagenham provides 92 new homes which have all been prefabricated off-site using top quality materials and methods before being delivered to the site Cook Road, Dagenham. The development consists of 24 one-bedroom flats, 36 two-bedroom flats and 32-three-bedroom homes. Our new-build developers completed all of […]

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Respite Care Haydock Avenue, Healthcare Construction

Our construction company is delighted to have worked on this healthcare project where we completed a specially-designed respite facility for Ealing Council. The works included the construction of a new respite facility on the grounds of a former garages site in Haydock Avenue. The site was particularly restricted to operate within and access with deliveries. […]

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Haberdashers’ Aske’s Boys’ School

Our London construction contractors worked on the construction of Haberdashers’ Aske’s Boys’ School. The site is situated off Butterfly Lane, Elstree within the bounds of the School. The site posed logistical challenges due to its woodland location nearly 1 kilometre from the  school entrance, across school playing fields and unmade tracks. It was also extremely close […]

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Ark Soane, Acton

We are delighted to be delivering this £52m design and build project for Countryside and the Department for Education. One of our largest construction projects in recent years, the Ark Soane project will see the construction of a combined education and residential development in Acton. The Ark Soane mixed-use project will see the construction of; […]

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Seven Islands Leisure Centre, Building Refurbishment

The revitalisation of this leisure centre has undergone a £1 million building refurbishment and has now been officially opened. Pick Everard provided mechanical and electrical building services design to assist the local authority in reducing running costs and bringing back to life a dated building. The building refurbishment provides a new reception area and changing […]

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Tollgate Primary School

As part of the London Borough of Newham’s expansion programme, Tollgate Primary School needed construction contractors to expand from two form to three form entry to provide capacity for over 630 children. Our London based construction contractors constructed two new two-storey classroom blocks in order to extend the existing school buildings and these new buildings […]

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New Grandview, Oakwood Adult Autism Unit

As a residential construction company we worked on a great medical project. The New Grandview Oakwood Adult Autism Unit provides long term specialist residential accommodation to adults with autistic spectrum disorder, who require 24-hour support. The building features three self-contained apartments, for those who can live more independently, as well as en-suite bedrooms, communal areas, […]

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St Christopher’s Hospice, Learning Hub

St Christopher’s Hospice provides skilled and compassionate end-of-life care and bereavement support of the highest quality, combining specialist care, research and education. Jerram Falkus was appointed to work on the construction of this educational project for the healthcare industry. The Learning Hub project for the Hospice which will provide; A flexible lecture space for up […]

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Hintze Hall Refurbishment, Natural History Museum

Our London refurbishment contractors worked on one of our most prestigious projects. The Natural History Museum’s ‘Hintze Hall’ project included the refurbishment and restoration of the Grade I listed central space, creating additional gallery spaces at ground, first and second floor levels. The works comprised a replacement of roof lights and conservation of the building’s […]

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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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