The Leadenhall Building (The Cheesegrater) Case Study

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What the Project Entailed

Initial works comprising of validation services followed by pre-flushing, chemical cleaning and dynamic flushing of the low temperature hot water and chilled water systems.

Pre-commissioning and balancing of primary and secondary ventilation systems. Chlorination of domestic services.

There were full time on site independent commissioning managers overseeing and signing off all stages of our works, under supervision and to exacting standards / requirements.

The Leadenhall Building (The Cheesegrater) Case Study

Specialist Treatment

All water treatment chemicals used are own label, custom made to suit customer specifications.

The Leadenhall Building (The Cheesegrater) Case Study

What We Brought to the Job

Comfort Services Group Ltd have been providing water treatment services to a range of contractors for this building on an ongoing basis due to our scope of expertise and knowledge.

The Leadenhall Building (The Cheesegrater) Case Study

We provided water validation, commissioning, testing and fit-out works to various individual floors of this iconic London building.

Contractor: Various Clients 

Nature of client end user business: Commercial Building

The defining feature of The Leadenhall Building is its distinctive tapering shape, angled at 10 degrees. Whilst most high-rise buildings are built around a central concrete core to provide lateral stability, The Leadenhall Building has a steel megaframe which gives the building its strength and also means office floors have very few internal columns, allowing a great deal of flexibility in how the space can be used.

The north core is animated by its array of glass panoramic lifts. They are the fastest in Europe, taking just 30 seconds to reach the 45th floor. The activity and movement of the 6,000 people who will work in The Leadenhall Building will be seen behind the encasing glass contributing to the experience of The Leadenhall Building from outside.

Project Location: London

Timing: Completed in December 2016

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