Royal Albert Hall

Royal Albert Hall

As part of a 2 year project, the next phase of the Grade I listed building’s development is an underground expansion project on the west side of the building.

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Contractor
Loop Engineering
Project Location
London
Timing
February to April 2017
Nature of Client End User Business

 The Royal Albert Hall is a concert hall on the northern edge of South Kensington, London, which holds the Proms concerts annually each summer since 1941. It has a capacity of up to 5,272 seats.

What the Project Entailed

Works consisted of validation surveys to all the existing toilet ventilation systems, main plant and distribution services along with investigative works to fire dampers and bms interfacing.

Tracing of ductwork through existing solid ceilings using non-invasive methods wherever possible. Re-commissioning to improve current air change rates.

Specialist Services

Water sampling to BS8552 standards closed systems using BSRIA BG29 as reference guide. Duct swab testing using CIBSE TM 26 Hygienic Maintenance of Office Ventilation Ductwork as a reference guide.

What We Brought to the job

Close liaison and cooperation with the Royal Albert Hall management team, mechanical contractor and on-site facilities team.

Works were programmed to be flexible to ensure there was no loss of service to public areas during opening hours and back of house during performances.

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