1 OVERVIEW – BUILDING FABRIC
1.1 The building has been stripped back to the structural shell and has undergone complete and comprehensive refurbishment, including a new build extension to 6th and 7th floors, to form new office space.
1.2 Original natural stone external walls to 1st to 5th floors of Queen Street and Ingram Street elevations have been cleaned, repaired and re-pointed.
1.3 New Crittal steel windows to 1st to 5th floor Queen Street and Ingram Street elevations, with low-e double glazing and powder coated finish.
1.4 Frameless double glazed shopfront to reception area.
1.5 Stone pilasters around entrance. New polished finish black granite stone cladding including polished finish black granite soffit and curved fascia with internally illuminated stainless steel framed building signage.
1.6 Thermally broken aluminium framed low-e double glazed windows to rear elevations.
1.7 Original brickwork, glazed brickwork and render to 1st and 5th floor rear and gable façades re-pointed and repaired, and original painted concrete framework re-decorated.
1.8 Full height, double glazed, thermally broken, aluminium framed curtain walling to 6th and 7th floors, Queen Street and Ingram Street elevations.
1.9 Alucabond rainscreen cladding 6th and 7th floor’s ‘book ends’ to front elevations, and to 6th and 7th floor rear and gable elevations.
1.10 MOB PF2 PS/SPU medium grade raised access floor to offices, with cavity barriers dividing the floor void into maximum of 20m x 20m sections. Approximate zone of 190mm to 1st floor, and 150mm to 2nd to 7th floors, to be set to suit existing main stair landing level.
1.11 Levels 6 and 7 – 500 x 1,500 module perforated acoustic backed metal ceiling tiles, with metal transition strips which contain all service cut-outs, to all open plan office areas and lift lobbies. Plasterboard margin and plasterboard upstand to curved corner. Blind recesses, suitable for tenant installation of blinds, to all curtain walling and window heads. Sound absorption of 90%. Minimum floor to ceiling height 2.7m.
1.12 Levels 1 to 5 – 500 x 1,500 module perforated acoustic backed metal ceiling tiles, with metal transition strips which contain all services cut-outs, to central portion of all open plan office areas and lift lobbies. Plasterboard margin and plasterboard upstand to raised perimeter. Sound absorption of 90%. Minimum floor to ceiling height in these areas to be 2.6m to areas of lowered ceiling.
1.13 The remainder of levels 1 to 5 ceilings, outwith the central area, are emulsion painted plasterboard with an approximate height of 3,070mm above floor level, with downstand beams lined in plasterboard, approximate height to underside 2,670mm. Window heads are plastered masonry and are suitable for tenant’s installation of blinds.
1.14 Stainless steel and glass revolving door to entrance, manual operation, 3 wing operation, 2.2m wide, 3m high, with a stainless canopy reaching underside adjacent stone soffit, incorporating LED lighting. Fully glazed doors and sides, with a night locking facility.
1.15 Entrance also incorporates 2no. stainless steel framed, push bottom to open, automatic pass doors, with access control for out of hour use, and push button and breakout fire escape facility.
1.16 Bespoke reception desk with Corian and hardwood finishes. Feature coloured glass wall panelling with applied graphics. Feature tenant directory with Corian and hardwood finishes. Large format porcelain floor tiling. Radial entrance matting. Furnished waiting area.