Tetris Building

Commercial Buildings
Delivery of remedial repair works to the curtain walling, cladding & overhead rooflight works
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Tetris Building

Project Details

Client
BW
Partners
Royal Mail
Access Method
Mobile Tower, Fixed Scaffolding and Mechanical Access Platforms
Sector
Commercial Buildings
Location
Greenford, London
Project Duration
7 months

The Tetris Building is an industrial and logistics distribution building in Greenford. The property is situated on the Green Park Way, which is half a mile north of the A40. Situated just 10 miles away from London Heathrow Airport. The warehouse covers an area of 246,802 square feet, with a range of uses including Warehouse, Storage, Distribution, Production, Manufacturing Assembly/Configuration and Offices.

Executive Summary

Our case study outlines the delivery of remedial repair works to the curtain walling, cladding & overhead rooflight works to The Tetris Building in Greenford. GR have successfully maintained and repaired the glazing in Factories, Warehouses and Manufacturing Buildings working at height on a Nationwide basis for the last twenty- eight years - throughout the UK. Glazing Refurbishment Ltd specialises in the planning and delivery of refurbishment projects for the Industrial Sector on a varying scale, from reactive day works to multiphase glass roof and curtain-walling/cladding refurbishment programs.

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Project Summary

This case study outlines the External Envelope works and overhead rooflight upgrade program to this large Royal Mail warehouse in Greenford, London. 

GR carried out a complete curtain wall refurbishment to the glass façade located to the front elevation of the building, the scope also included the removal and repair of the metal cladding panels located to both returns/sides of the building. The upgrade works include the replacement of all the associated bracketry, carrier rails, insulation. All primary and secondary weather seals were upgraded/replaced along with the pressed metal parapet and interface flashings. 

GR also carried out a complete refurbishment to the centrally located glass roof light, to include the required oversized glass removal/replacement works, this operation was supported by a self-erecting tower crane. Access for the project was via a combination of mobile and fixed scaffolding, mechanical access platforms, lorry mounted and self-erecting craneage. 

Upon completion of this seven-month program of works an industry beating 10-year Insurance backed Guarantee was presented to the Client to warranty the ongoing performance of the structure over the next ten years. 

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Tetris Building

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