Contract: 145 City Road, London
Contractor: Focchi Ltd - Mace Interiors Ltd
Client: Rocket Properties
145 City Road is a 152-metre residential development on the site of a former Crown House office building at Old Street roundabout in London EC1. The development will comprise 302 apartments, in addition high specification resident amenities such as a gym, spa, swimming pool, café and two dedicated children's play areas.
Over 35% of the development's footprint has been earmarked as public space for both residents and the wider community. This will entail a large piazza area between the two buildings, forming a new pedestrian link featuring a diverse retail and leisure offering.
Anglewest Scaffolding Ltd were successful in securing a contract for supplying additional edge protection during the installation of the cladding by Focchi Ltd. The additional edge protection included for fixing tubular rails to the existing edge protection system to allow removal of the frames to give access to install fixing brackets, while maintaining the edge protection. Once completed the system frames are to be re-instated and the tubular rail system moved up to the next levels progressively to the top floor.