30 St. Mary Axe (Gherkin)

London

calfordseaden has been appointed to provide Mechanical and Electrical engineering (M&E) services for this project involving an electrical services installation for an aesthetic upgrade being undertaken to the building to accommodate the changing needs of the users along with changes to the company staff policies.

The brief for the mechanical elements of the project includes provision of designs for the extension of the existing water services and for the diversion of existing air conditioning and fresh air facilities.

The electrical services brief includes provision of new LED lighting systems, alterations to the existing fire alarm system, the lighting control system and the power supply to workstations.

Extensive stakeholder consultation has been required to develop an understanding of the client’s intended office layouts. This has been necessary to fulfill the requirement in the project brief for extensive of electrical services to service the motorised desks that will be incorporated throughout.

Given the size and complexity of the project extensive consultation with the landlord’s services team consultant, the building managers and the incumbent sprinkler contractors has also been a requirement of this appointment.