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Project details

King’s Cross is one of the largest and most exciting redevelopments in London. The 67-acre site has a rich history and a unique setting, and what was an underused industrial wasteland, is being transformed into a vibrant, new part of the city. It’s the largest single ownership mixed-use scheme in London for over 150 years.

R7 is a part of this redevelopment and will provide is a highly flexible, mixed-use building bringing 155,079 sq ft of office space to King’s Cross, along with retail opportunities, a restaurant, an Everyman cinema and a gallery. The office building, designed by Duggan Morris Architects, comprises of 10 floors and has been designed to be environmentally aware and achieve a BREEAM rating of ‘Outstanding’.

GBE have been appointed by main contractor Kier to design, supply, install and commission all fire and life safety systems, PA/VA, access control (with lift designation control) and CCTV. GBE will be working with partners Gent by Honeywell for all fire systems, Honeywell Life Safety for the PAVA, Baldwin Boxall for disabled refuge and WC alarms, Gallagher for access control, Commend for the door entry systems and Milestone for CCTV.

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Project facts

Client: Kier
Services: Design, Supply, Install & Commission Fire and Life Safety Systems, PA/VA, Access Control, CCTV
Sector: Commercial
Location: Kings Cross, London
Date: March 2017