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1 Bishopsgate has undergone a full refurbishment     Structure                                                                    Raised Floor Depth                                                           Metering
                                                     The superstructure comprises the retained stone clad façade,                 100 mm overall typically                                                     Energy meters are installed to measure actual consumption of
to provide a Grade A office building.                reinforced concrete sub basement and a 6 storey structural                                                                                                electricity, gas and oil. A Chilled water supply to individual tenant
                                                                                                                                  Finished Floor to Ceiling Heights      Slab to Slab Height
                                                     steelwork frame with floor and roof decks consisting of steel                                                                                             floors can be apportioned on an area basis.
                                                                                                                                  4th        2,400 mm                    4th        3,320 mm
•   New reconfigured entrance hall                   Holorib type decking and in situ reinforced concrete slabs
                                                                                                                                  3rd        2,800 mm                    3rd        3,500 mm
                                                     spanning between the steelwork frames.                                                                                                                    Security
                                                                                                                                  2nd        2,800 mm                    2nd        3,580 mm
•   New finishes throughout                                                                                                                                                                                    An intruder detection system is provided with the control system
                                                                                                                                  1st        3,100 mm                    1st        4,260 mm                   located at reception. A video entry system is installed between the
                                                     The structural works undertaken were the formation of a new
•   1 person per 8 sq m occupancy ratio              entrance to the retail unit on Bishopsgate, the enlargement of the           Planning Grid                          Acoustic Criteria                     reception desk and main entrance doors. Containment/wireways
                                                     office reception area, the formation of the feature roof lights to the                                                                                    are provided up to the tenant floors to enable expansion of the
•   4 pipe fan coil air conditioning                 4th floor and formation of new service riser ducts and new roof
                                                                                                                                  1.5 m                                  General office NR 38
                                                                                                                                                                                                               access control and video entry systems by the incoming tenant.
•   Metal tiled suspended ceiling                    plant enclosures.                                                            M & E Services
                                                                                                                                  The offices are conditioned using a 4 pipe fan coil air conditioning         Bicycle storage/showers
•   LG7 compliant lighting                           Finishes                                                                     system with chilled water side control. Fan coil units are provided          20 cycle spaces are provided in the basement accessed via the
                                                     Reception                                                                    on the basis of one for each 4.5 m x 4.5 m module at the perimeter           loading bay and goods lift. WCs, showers, and lockers are provided
•   Raised floors – 100 mm typical                   The reception has a polished limestone feature floor and wall                and one for approximately 60 m² in the internal areas although               in the basement.

•   2.8 m typical finished floor to ceiling height   finish. Either side of this are porcelain floor tiles, plastered and         consideration on potential cellurisation has been taken into account.
                                                     painted walls.                                                               There is a fresh air allowance of 16 litres per second per person.           SKA Rating
                                                                                                                                                                                                               RICS SKA Rating ‘Gold’ achieved. The RICS SKA Rating is an
•   1.5 m planning grid                                                                                                                                                                                        Environmental Assessment method for fit out and refurbishments.
                                                     Offices                                                                      Schedule of Offices Design Criteria
•   2 passenger lifts                                The ceiling consists of white perforated metal suspended ceiling             External Offices                       Internal Offices                      By using this assessment process and related guidance to make
                                                     tiles (Tartan Grid) on a 1200 mm modular grid incorporating linear           • Summer 30º C db/20º C wb             • Summer 22º C +/ -2º C db            the design, specification, procurement and construction practices
•   25 w/sq m small power                            light fittings, smoke detectors and motion detectors. The ceiling is         • Winter -4º C saturated               • Winter 21º C +/ -2º C db            more environmentally sustainable, the environmental impact of
                                                                                                                                                                                                               projects are measured to help companies improve their
•   Showers, bike racks and lockers                  designed to allow partitioning on a 1.5 m module.
                                                                                                                                  Electrical Services                                                          environmental performance and ultimately their bottom line.
•   Male, female, disabled WCs on every floor        The flooring consists of fully accessible medium-duty raised access          The building has an EDF HV/LV transformer room at lower ground
                                                     floor on pedestals.                                                          floor level. Electrical supplies are made available at 400/230 volts,
•   Gold RICS SKA rating achieved                                                                                                 3 phase, 50 Hz. The electrical loads on the office floors catered for are:   Through working under the SKA Rating system the refurbishment
                                                                                                                                                                                                               of 1 Bishopsgate has resulted in:
                                                     The walls are plastered and painted with painted woodwork
                                                                                                                                  • Lighting            12w/m²
                                                     (service doors, frames, architraves and skirting).                                                                                                        •   33% CO2 saving achieved
                                                                                                                                  • Small power         25w/m²
                                                                                                                                                                                                               •   31% energy saving achieved
                                                     All doors are straight grain American Walnut veneered softwood               Lighting                                                                     •   Lower building running costs
                                                     solid core doors with vision panels and satin stainless steel                Office lighting is by modular air handling recessed high frequency           •   99.5% of refurbishment waste recycled or diverted from landfill
                                                     ironmongery.                                                                 fluorescent luminaires utilising T5 lamps and are Part L compliant.          •   82.5% of sustainable good practice applicable to the
                                                                                                                                  Lighting is controlled/dimmable by a DALI based lighting control                 project achieved
                                                     WCs                                                                          system from passive infra-red (PIR) movement detectors.                      •   All new Mechanical & Electrical plant achieving DEFRA’s
                                                     The floors are porcelain slate gray tiles with American walnut                                                                                                Energy Technology List criteria
                                                     veneered full height cubicle doors and Resilica (recycled Bombay             The illumination level in office areas is 400 – 500 lux at desk              •   Water Technology List compliant low flow services, leakage
                                                     Sapphire bottles) vanity unit top.                                           level with 70% average luminance on the ceiling, 50% on the                      detection and sanitary supply shut off
                                                                                                                                  walls and 20% on the floor.                                                  •   Low pollution levels from specification of Low GWP insulation
                                                     Lifts                                                                                                                                                         and refrigerants
                                                     The interior of the lift cars have stainless steel walls with metallic       Lifts                                                                        •   Low VOC (Volatile Organic Compound) finishes used
                                                     back painted glass. The floors are porcelain floor tiles continued           • Two 10 person 800 kg lifts serve lower ground to 4th floor inclusive           throughout (paints, varnishes etc)
                                                     from reception.                                                              • One 630 kg hydraulic passenger/goods lift serves basement                  •   Cycle parking, showers and lockers in basement
                                                                                                                                    lower ground, ground and mezzanine
                                                     Office Criteria                                                              • Speed of the lifts is 1.6 mps                                              Project team
                                                     Occupancy Level                                                                                                                                           Developer: LV= Asset Management
                                                     Offices 1 person per 8 sq m                                                  Building Management System                                                   Main Contractor: Skansen Limited
                                                     Toilets 1 person per 8 sq m (male:female ratio of 60:60)                     A BMS is installed to control all base build plant and monitor               Architect: Pringle Brandon
                                                     Male and female and disabled WCs located on each floor                       for faults.                                                                  Services: Chapman Bathurst
                                                                                                                                                                                                               Planning Consultants: CGMS Consulting
                                                                                                                                                                                                               Letting Agents: Jones Lang LaSalle and Cushman & Wakefield

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