240 Blackfriars interior features:
– 91,243 sq ft of efficient floor space
– Genuine 1 person per 8sq m occupancy
– Floor to ceiling glazing
– Dramatic 9m high reception
– Intelligent lifting
– BREEAM ‘Excellent’ 2011
There is no gold-plating or twirly top here; just the features your business need to adapt grow and succeed.
The interior details
240 Blackfriars comprises 225,000 sq ft of office space over 19 floors, with a total height of 85m. There are two retail units amounting to 3,518 sq ft on the ground floor.
2,909 sq ft reception nearly 9m in height
Main Entrance interior
Main interior walls are lined with profiled concrete panels with feature recesses for the reception desks and lift frontages.
Reception desks are dark smoked timber with inlaid stainless steel marquetry.
Lift frontages comprise shot peened stainless steel doors and architraves with glass encased silk mirror backed wall panels.
The concrete structure, which includes a raked colonnade, is exposed, both internally and externally.
The ceiling is painted plasterboard with recessed lighting coffers using LED exposed and concealed fittings.
The floor finish is high quality large format Blue Savoy Light marble with extruded aluminium entrance matting.
Security lanes are bespoke Fastlane Glassgate 200 in shot peened stainless steel and glass finish, which are linked to the lift ‘Hall Call’ destination system and security system.
Walls: internal walls on office levels are all painted drylined.
Floors: office floors comprise medium duty raised access tiles with stainless steel grilles to perimeter trench heating.
Columns: all columns are concrete. Perimeter columns against facade are drylined and on average 450mm x 700mm. Internal columns are circular and 825mm / 900mm in diameter on lower levels and 700mm / 500mm diameter on upper levels and are naturally finished. All columns are on a 9m grid.
Interior of facade: the facade is fully glazed (partially fritted), except for 1,500mm every 9m which corresponds to the perimeter column location, where there is a full height insulated panel (anodised aluminium finish) where not covered by the column itself.
Ceiling: 350mm ceiling build-up including ceiling construction, with a chilled ceiling and beam A/C system and 1,400mm x 500mm ceiling tiles set between 100mm C channels.
Doors/riser cupboards: access doors are generally painted timber finish, with riser doors being white painted finish. Riser doors are discrete panels finished to match adjacent walls.
The two principal escape stairs are finished to a high standard with high quality light fittings, Bolon woven vinyl flooring, plasterboard walls, pre-cast concrete soffit and stainless steel handrails.
One disabled refuge per escape stair (which are also firefighting stairs) in compliance with BS5588.
Lift lobbies have partially fritted full height glazing revealing excellent views over London. The lift doors, reveals and overpanels are finished in shot peened stainless steel.
Flooring is Blue Savoy Light marble. Walls are a mixture of glass encased silk panelling and plasterboard finishes.
Ceilings are painted plasterboard finish and with inset high quality lighting. Climate control is via chilled beam.