Summary Specification

  • ‘Excellent’ BREEAM rating
  • Triple-glazed high performance windows
  • 1.5m / 3m building planning module
  • 3m floor to ceiling height in podium levels 1-6, 2.75m floor to ceiling height in tower levels 7-19
  • Comfort cooled and heated by variable fan coil HVAC system, designed to 1: 10 sq m
  • Floor boxes provided at 1: 10 sq m
  • Raised access flooring comprising 600 x 600mm modular tiles and 150mm void
  • Acoustic metal tile lay-in suspended ceiling in a metal grid
  • CCTV integrated system
  • 24/7/365 access and DDA accessible building
  • 8 x 21 person passenger high-speed lifts, plus a goods lift
  • 115 secure, basement level car parking spaces (ratio of 1 space : 210 sq m)
  • Motorcycle spaces
  • 120 secure bicycle spaces, together with lockers, drying room and cubicle showers
  • Male, female and disabled WCs (provided at 1: 10 sq m) on every floor
  • Showers provided in the basement

Technical Specifications

  • Environmental
    • The building is designed to achieve an ‘Excellent’ BREEAM rating (2011).
    • Triple glazed high performance windows to three sides (front elevation is double glazed).
  • Grid
    • 1.5m / 3m building planning module.
    • 9m and 10.5m structural grid (north to south).
    • 7.5m and 9m structural grid (east to west).
  • Internal Elements
    • Raised access flooring comprising 600 x 600mm modular tiles.
    • Carpet provision by way of a Developer capital contribution.
    • Suspended ceiling will comprise acoustic metal tile lay-in suspended ceiling in a metal grid, capable of partitioning on a 1.5 x 1.5m grid.
  • Accessibility
    • 24/7/365 access with fully inclusive design – DDA accessible building, designed to current requirements and best practices.
    • 3 x 21 person / 1,600kg passenger high-speed lifts serving the podium floors ground – 6 based on an occupancy of 1 person: 10 sq m an average interval time of no more than 30 seconds and car speeds of 2m/s.
    • 5 x 21 person / 1,600kg passenger high-speed lifts serving the tower floors 7 – 19, based on an occupancy of 1 person: 10 sq m an average interval time of no more than 30 seconds and car speeds of 4m/s.
    • 1 x 30 person / 2,250kg goods lift high-speed lift serving basement – floor 19, with a car speeds of 1.6m/s.
    • 115 secure, basement level car parking spaces, providing at a car parking ratio of 1 space: 210 sq m, plus motorcycle spaces.
    • 120 secure bicycle spaces, together with lockers, drying room and eight cubicle showers.
  • Heights
    • 3m floor to ceiling height in podium levels 1-6 and 2.75m floor to ceiling height in tower levels 7-19 with a 200mm ceiling construction and lighting zone
    • 150mm raised floor zone (including deflection and tolerance, but excluding floor finish).
    • 1.05m structural floor zone (including deflection, excluding tolerance).
    • 150mm ceiling construction and lighting zone.
  • Floor Loading
    • 3.5 kN/sq m imposed loading – office area.
    • 1 kN/sq m imposed loading – partitions.
  • Mechanical & Electrical
    • The offices will be comfort cooled and heated by a 2 and 4 pipe variable fan coil HVAC system, designed to accommodate a density of 1 person: 10 sq m.
    • 22°C (plus or minus 2 degrees) internal design condition and 12 l/s per person outside air supply, plus 10% (FCU fit-out) based on 1 person: 10 sq m.
    • 40 W/sq m (busbar capacity) small power provision for lighting (12 W/sq m) and power (25 W/sq m) to office floors, and 15 W/sq m capacity in the riser.
    • Future tenant plant space will be provided for future use at roof and basement levels.
    • The BMS head-end will be installed as part of the base build and network configuration will have an interface for the tenant to access as part of their Category B works.
    • Floor boxes provided at 1: 10 sq m.
  • Security
    • Proximity readers will be provided to main entrance doors, reception turnstiles, car park entry system.
    • Wireways for future tenant security system to be installed to each door to office areas on split floors.
    • Door intercom phone system will be provided to the external entrance doors.
    • Speedgate and intercom system will control access to the basement car park.
    • CCTV integrated system will be installed at critical areas around the building for surveillance.
  • Resilience
    • HV power supplies will be from dual 6.6 KVa cables on a ring network.
    • Critical life safety systems within the building will be backed by a landlord’s single set diesel standby generator, whilst tank rooms and tenant plant space is provided for enhanced generator back up by individual tenants.
    • Telephony can be sourced from any telephony company.
    • 2 separate exchanges, clockwise and anti-clockwise, around a dedicated Spinningfields ring (comprising 4x Spinningfields ducts and a 2 duct BT system), entering the building via dual feeds and thereon to the tenant’s demise via dual risers.
  • WCs
    • Male, female and disabled WCs provided at 1 person: 10 sq m (with an ambulant disabled toilet and fully wheelchair accessible toilet) on every floor.
    • Showers provided on every floor.