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The Specification

Designed with outstanding attention to detail the specification of our buildings and apartments have survived not only five centuries, but also the leap into electronic typesetting, remaining essentially unchanged. It was popularised in the 1960s with the release of sheets containing passages.

Main Structure

Reinforced concrete frame on reinforced concrete piled foundations.

Building Envelope

External wall with quality brick finish.

Floors

Reinforced concrete slab with appropriate floor finishes (see flooring).

Roof

High-performance membrane roofing overlaid with pre-cast paving and bio-roofs where applicable.

Windows

Double-glazed aluminium windows including opening lights, where appropriate, double-glazed aluminium doors to balconies and terraces where appropriate with durable powder-coat paint finish.

Stairs

In-situ or pre-cast concrete stairs with steel balustrades in common areas. Private internal stairs to Mews units are constructed of timber.

Walls

Party walls constructed from metal studwork finished on both sides with sound resistant plasterboard and acoustic insulation between, or structural concrete faced with plasterboard on both sides. Internal walls constructed from metal studwork with plasterboard on each side and acoustic insulation where detailed.

Balconies

Where applicable, a mixture of painted metal and glass balconies constructed with steel handrails and decking boards.

Ceilings

Suspended plasterboard with services access panels.

Flooring

Oak floor boarding to hall, living areas and kitchen and the master bedrooms of 2 & 3 bed units with walk through wardrobes. Fitted broadloom carpet to other bedrooms. Natural black granite tile flooring to bathrooms, en-suites and shower rooms.

Decoration

All internal walls painted with warm white washable emulsion. Door frames finished in oak veneer.