Stortford Interiors’ (UK) in-house joinery division, Parkrose has recently been awarded a combined Washroom Fit-Out & Joinery package by BAM on the redevelopment of Central House in Whitechapel. The package comprises an extensive ‘Superloo’ washroom scope including drywall partitions, MF ceilings, GIFA Flooring, flush fronted laminate faced WC cubicles, SFS IPS modules, mirror fronted access cabinets, MEP services installation, sanitaryware, fittings and decoration. The Joinery package scope captures doorsets and associated ironmongery.
Central House, at 59-63 Whitechapel High Street, London E1 was originally a textiles factory but has most recently been occupied by London Metropolitan University (LMU) and its Sir John Cass School of Art, Architecture & Design. Architect Allford Hall Monaghan Morris (AHMM) has designed a part-four and part-five storey side extension and a six-storey upward extension for the building, which will become offices. The architects are also proposing two infill buildings: a four-storey office building that connects into the existing Central House on White Church Passage; and a second five-storey building on Manningtree Street.
The award represents an opportunity for Parkrose to deliver its first major project for BAM in London, consolidating an on-going trading relationship developed by our Midlands Business Unit in Birmingham. Scott Shearing, Managing Director commented, ‘The Washroom Team have worked especially hard to secure this appointment. Throughout the Pre-Con period we have had to navigate several challenges (not least Covid-19 & Brexit) to arrive at the most appropriate build and cost solutions for the scheme and de-risk its delivery. We look forward to strengthening our working relationship with BAM and Central House is the perfect opportunity to demonstrate our market leading credentials’.