Waterfront

~ Specification

Building structure

  • Reinforced concrete frame with cavity brick and block construction infills supported on substantial pilings.
  • Reinforced concrete column design supporting ring beams with substantial spans between structural columns to provide unimpeded spaces.
  • Floor slabs cast in situ to ground, first and second floors.
  • The roof comprises composite steel profiled cladding with natural slate over. Portal frames in 305mm rafters and 205mm columns.
  • Concealed plant room and acoustic and vibration protected plant within the roof structure, housing the main heat rejection units for the new VRV comfort cooling system.
  • Lift shafts in reinforced concrete, acoustic and vibration protected plant within the roof structure, housing the main condensation units for the new VRV air conditioning system.
  • Two dedicated internal reinforced cast-in-situ 2 hours protected fire escape cores from the second floor to the ground floor. Central fire escape and communication staircase with integral lift lobbies.

Structural load parameters

  • Live load of 3.5 kN/m3 and 1.9kN/m3 for tenant partitions. Roof plant area built to 7.5kN/m3
  • EPC TARGET = B

External cladding

  • External walls are finished in buff brickwork with red engineering brick features
  • Bays are constructed in a structural double-glazed silicon jointed curtain walling system.
  • Lift shafts in reinforced concrete, acoustic and vibration protected throughout the entire building.
  • The main entrance atrium is purpose made in structural double-glazed curtain walling with a glass ‘cube’ housing the main entrance’s automatically operated double wind-proof sliding entrance doors.

Critical dimensions and figures

Finished Floor to Ceiling heights:

  • Ground Floor 3200mm
  • Second floor 2700mm
  • Third floor 2300mm

Raised floor voids in excess of 200mm provided by TATE steel encased raised access floor
Layout grid typically 11000mm x 6000mm

Finishes - Reception

  • Prominent Glass ‘Cube’ design housing the double automatic sliding entry doors with barrier matting in-between.
  • Limestone finish non-slip Porcelain floor slabs.
  • Feature double-entry staircase to first half landing with Limestone treads within stainless steel structure/painted steel and glass balustrade.
  • Granite plaster feature walls. “WATERFRONT” carved into reception wall.
  • Purpose made, white acrylic resin reception desk with a two receptionist capacity desk supplied with heating, power, data and LED lighting.
  • LED lighting details in floors, walls and ceiling to the front and exposed HVAC services to the rear.
  • Samsung Frame TV array providing ‘live’ art & bespoke corporate media.
  • Media Alcove with bespoke zebra veneered staircase feature wall.
  • Business Lounge area with coffee bar, café style tables and chairs, sofas and telephone friendly pods opening out onto the Riverside Terrace.

Finishes - Business lounge

  • Business Lounge with coffee bar, café style tables & chairs, sofas and telephone friendly pods, opening out onto the Riverside Terrace.
  • Designed exposed HVAC services to the rear.

Finishes - Riverside terrace

  • Terraced deck in composite non-slip decking and low height discrete security walling with iron railings.
  • Umbrella tree planters amongst feature café tables and chairs and POD & localised lighting.
  • Full width Weinhor automatic sun and rain awning with NO LIGHT infrared heater units.
  • Granite steps onto the Thames tow path.

Finishes - Car park

  • Landscaped car park with cycle shelters and electric vehicle battery chargers.
  • Gated security entrance, ambient lighting & mains water supply.

Finishes - Office areas

  • Metal clad medium grade fully encapsulated steel raised floor on steel adjustable jacks ready to take carpet.
  • White composite tile, fully demountable ceilings with regular edge detail.
  • White painted plaster finish.
  • Recessed, maintenance-free LED flush fittings, with 5 year guarantee & max. 33 watt consumption per fitting.
  • VRV comfort cooling supply and extract swirl diffusers.

Occupancy Density: 1 person per 8m²

Finishes - Toilets

  • Fully compliant based on the applicable codes and regulations, toilets meet the requirements per net floor area for the building, based on BCO Guidance and British Standards.
  • Units comprise of floors, walls, ceilings and internal finishes, toilet cubicle partitions, vanity units, mirrors, sanitary fittings, associated plumbing, lighting, power and concealed ductwork.
  • Limestone cream wall tiles to full height, with illuminated polished glass wall panels.
  • Porcelain slip resistant floor tiles and skirting.
  • White painted plasterboard ceilings with recessed, continuous ‘slot’ lighting
  • All sanitaryware in white vitreous china with stainless steel faucets. Automatic hands-free flushing & automatic taps & hand driers.
  • Illuminated full height mirrors over composite vanity units housing localised hot water heaters.
  • Full height cubicle partitions with doors to match joinery in common parts.
  • Two disabled person facilities, one on each floor, with direct access from the core corridor and finished to the same quality standard as other toilets.

Finishes - Lifts Kone

  • Polished stainless steel internal and external doors & surrounds with glass panels. Solid doors on First and Second floors.
  • Mirror interior to upper rear wall upper. Lower rear wall and side walls finished in walnut veneer.
  • Porcelain monumental floor slabs to match reception.
  • Steel ceiling with stand manufacturers light fittings.

Ironmongery & Doors

  • All landlord doors in Walnut veneer within solid walnut frames and architraves. Fire-rated to exceed building regulations with self-closers throughout.
  • Office entrance doors metal framed glass fire-rated doors.
  • All door furniture in polished stainless steel.

Mechanical services

  • Design External Ambient Conditions: Summer 29°C db/20°C wb – Winter -4°C saturated
  • Design Internal Conditions: Office comfort cooled Space: Summer 24°C ±2K db – Winter 21°C ±2K db
  • Reception Air Conditioned Space: Summer 24°C ±2K db (local to the reception desk) – Winter 21°C min (local to the reception desk)
  • Control Zones: Perimeter 6m wide x 4.5m deep, Internal 50m² to 70m²
  • Infiltration Rate: 0.25 air changes per hour
  • Outdoor Air Ventilation Rate: 1.5 l/s per m² (Equates to 12 l/s per person)
  • Design Cooling Loads: Occupants 75 W sensible/55 W latent per person
  • Small Power: 25 W/m² – Lighting: 12W/m²
  • Refrigeration Air Cooled Plant: Ambient Temperature for selection 35°C db

Electrical services

  • Electrical Installation in accordance with BS 7671
  • Power Supply: 400/230V 50 Hz AC +10% -6% voltage ±1% frequency.
    Power factor: Corrected value = 0.95 lagging
  • LED luminaries in accordance with CIBSE Lighting Guide LG7 to achieve a maintained illuminance of 400 Lux at the working plane. Circulation areas achieve maintained illuminance of 200 Lux.
  • External lighting in compliance with CIBSE Lighting Guide LG6.
  • Lighting Control in accordance with Part L, incorporating daylight control and perimeter dimming.
  • Emergency Lighting in accordance with BSEN 1838 & BS 5266. Minimum standby time 3 hours. Open plan areas 1 lux. Escape routes 1 lux.
  • Electrical Loads: Small Power: 25 W/m² on-floor design + 3 W/m² in riser and plant design = 28 W/m², Lighting 12 W/m².
  • Sub-meters for lighting, power and mechanical plant in accordance with Part L.
  • Automatic Fire Alarm System designed to BS 5839, Part 1 Category L1. Earthing in accordance with BS 7671 and BS 7430. Lighting Protection in accordance with BS EN 62305.

For further information contact Christopher Thomas