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Kings Cross Station - Northern Building - Grade 1 Listed Building Refurbishment

Kings Cross Station, London

VEDA were employed by Spence as lead consultant for the complete strip out and refurbishment of the Grade I listed Northern Building. In collaboration with English Heritage the listed building conditions for structural alteration, internal & external finishes, services, demolition and salvage were met and discharged.

Structural and architectural refurbishment works included the following:

  • Strip out, removal and disposal/ salvage, or re-use of existing fabric as determined by condition survey.
     
  • Refurbishment and modifications required for building conversion to provide a combination of retail storage and staff accommodation on the ground, first and second floors
     
  • The retention and protection of English Heritage items i.e. cornices, architraves, doors, fire places.
     
  • Removal of existing stair between ground and first floor
     
  • Structural floor strengthening to the AHU room
     
  • Floor strengthening at first & second floor rooms to achieve service limit state
     
  • The construction of new internal 60min fire resistant partitions and infilling existing openings
     
  • Structural assessment of all floors to ensure a minimum imposed load of 2.5kN/m2. Criteria
     
  • The construction of new service penetrations through floors and walls

Project Details:

Project Name: Kings Cross Station - Northern Building
Type of Project: Grade 1 Listed Building Refurbishment
Client: Spence
Date completed: August 2014


Services provided     

  • Project Management and Lead Design
  • Structural surveys and assessments
  • Structural Engineering & Architecture
  • Civil Engineering
  • Temporary Works
 
 
 
 

 
 

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