Client Confidential Legal Firm

Main Contractor BW Workplace Experts

Sector Commercial Office

Services Electrical Design & Build

Contract Value £470K

Programme 18 weeks

Location City of London

PROJECT OVERVIEW

Pentalec was appointed to deliver the electrical services as part of an office refurbishment project for a global law firm. Working with BW Workplace Experts, the project brought a new challenge, by largely relocating a relatively new office (2 years since fit out) to a new location at 60 London Wall. The scheme required us to deliver a unique approach in terms of planning and co-ordination of the strip out, relocating, and reinstatement of circa 70% of the installation. 60 London Wall is a high-end office building located a short distance from the Bank of England. It comprises of 328,500 sq ft and ten floors overall, with the client occupying levels two and eight of the building on completion.

SCOPE OF WORKS

  • Identify, label, strip out, protect, store, transport and reinstate existing electrical equipment from Premier Place (former head office) to 60 London Wall
  • New LV distribution, small power, containment systems
  • Upgrade and adaption of existing Simmtronic lighting controls system.
  • New architectural lighting to complement the existing relocated light fittings

 

CHALLENGES

  • A unique project, requiring a different approach to the usual way of working
  • Ensuring all equipment is retained was adequately protected and kept in good working order
  • Phased handover of floors, with practical completion 4 weeks apart for each level
  • Fast track programme required evenings and weekend working to deliver on time

 

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • PC achieved on both floors despite very challenging timescales
  • Zero damage to re-used equipment despite the delicate nature of some light fittings
  • Achieved a 10/10 score on one of the scoring metrics by the main contractor

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