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16-18 Kirby Street

London, UK

Underfloor air conditioning and Nesite raised access flooring was installed throughout the 7-storey building offering 26,000 sq. ft. flexible office space for speculative tenancy

Total Area

2415 sq m

System
CAM-C Underfloor supply air, underfloor return air

2006 Refurbishment

1960’s post war building fully refurbished 2006.  Architect, BuckleyGrayYeoman specified innovative silicon fixed flush-faced glazing formed a series of projecting ‘picture frames’ for each floor, integrating building signage, access and services.  The building was also enlarged and remodelled as part of the redevelopment with extensions to the basement, ground, first and fifth floors.  A double-height glazed atrium and external terraces were also created.

Underfloor air conditioning and Nesite raised access flooring was installed throughout the 7-storey building offering 26,000 sq. ft. flexible office space for speculative tenancy.   The basement, ground and first floors are split into two zones each served by a CAM-C35 downflow unit.  The remaining four floors are configured as single zones served by CAM-C25 units.  60 standard TU4 Fantiles were supplied for the initial CAT-A fit-out, with further units supplied as tenancy was taken up.  Conran restaurants initially occupied three floors of the building quickly after completion.

Architect: Buckley Gray Yeoman

Client: Kirby Street Investments

Consultant: Ernest Griffiths & Sons

M&E Contractor: Fordbridge Building Services


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