Client Confidential Financial Services Firm

Main Contractor BW Workplace Experts

Sector Banking/Commercial

Services Electrical Design & Build

Contract Value £900K

Programme 38 weeks

Location City of London

PROJECT OVERVIEW

The Walbrook Building is a unique nine-storey office building located in the City of London with ground floor retail space. Working in partnership with BW Workplace Experts to refurbish 2 floors comprising of 80,000sq.ft, Pentalec was appointed to deliver the design and build electrical services for a confidential financial customer. The project works included the refurbishment of the reception area and meeting rooms, the addition of new meeting pods, the expansion of the canteen area, and LED lighting upgrades. The works were delivered in two phases across a 38-week programme.

 

SCOPE OF WORKS

  • Lighting upgrade to LED across 2 floors, installing over 1,000 new Zumtobel Group light fittings to achieve the client’s decarbonisation commitment
  • Upgrade of the existing Simmtronic lighting controls system to suit the new lighting design
  • Provision of new power and feature lighting to new meeting rooms throughout the demise
  • New power and decorative lighting for refurbished reception and canteen areas
  • Distribution Board upgrades to maintain compliance with current regulations

 

CHALLENGES

  • Delivering a fast-track programme including substantial additions to the scope of works
  • Challenging procurement due to several long lead-in items
  • Ensuring a high standard of detailed decorative lighting was expertly installed

 

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • A successful completion of our first project with BW Workplace Experts
  • Achieving the target completion date despite procurement challenges

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