Goodluck Hope Project Success For AW Louvers

by | May 31, 2022 | On-Site

Louvers supplied by AW Louvers were recently installed on the 29th floor of the new Goodluck Hope mixed-use development on the banks of the River Thames in London.

Goodluck Hope is a new riverside neighbourhood comprising 841 homes on the historic Leamouth Peninsula. Surrounded by water on three sides, and situated adjacent to London City Island, developer Ballymore has helped transform the area’s industrial past into a modern, welcoming district.

The 2.7ha-site also includes 2,300 square metres of commercial space, 250 square metres of education floorspace, and a restored Grade II-listed Orchard Dry Dock.

Eire Façade Systems UK were chosen to manage the building envelope contract having built a reputation for co-ordinating demanding inner-city developments. To meet the plant and machinery ventilation requirements, the contractor specified and installed 45 number MR34ZGL glazed-in louvers with aluminium backing panels fitted to the rear. These Z shaped blades provide a 34mm-blade pitch, and 35% physical free area.

The very large louvers supplied by AW Louvers ranged from the largest being 2,133mm x 2,723mm high to the smallest being 1,804mm x 2,413mm, and special measures were put in place to meet the demands of the site, which included restricted access and a tight delivery schedule.

“The MR34ZGL glazed-in louvers were finished in 9006 Matt Metallic at 60 microns, which matches the industrial aesthetic of the project perfectly, while meeting the demands of the Qualicoat standard,” AW Louvers’ director Wayne Irvine said.

“We then delivered the louvers to site on A-frames on time, where they were promptly crane-lifted into position.”

AW Louvers also provided 200 MR50ZGL glazed-in louvers to MWP Installations, which were installed on some of the lower levels. These were powder-coated to a marine guaranteed standard.

Having transformed Leamouth North with the creation of London City Island, which is one of London’s leading arts and cultural destinations, Goodluck Hope in Leamouth South completes the landscape at Leamouth Peninsula, making the whole island area a landmark in riverside living.

At the heart of the development, with dramatic views both east and west along the Thames, the Orchard Dry Dock is a nod to the area’s maritime history. Stood at the southern edge of Goodluck Hope, Ballymore will restore the entire structure to the outline of a great vessel with elevated seating, making it an open, accessible place in which to meet and socialise with stunning views of the River Thames.

For commuters, there will be a new Thames Clippers service at Goodluck Hope making Canary Wharf accessible in 17 minutes and London Bridge in 31 minutes.

awlouvers.co.uk

Related Posts

On-Site

Ultraframe Employee Chooses hup! For New Extension

Ultraframe Northern Account Manager, Lucy Russell, and her fiancé Ben, live in a 1930’s semi-detached property in Burnley, Lancashire, which the previous owner had lived in for 40 years. They bought the house as a complete renovation project, working through every...

On-Site

New School Place For Senior

Senior Architectural Systems has supplied aluminium doors, windows and curtain walling for use on a landmark primary school at the centre of a new community development in Lincolnshire. Located to the south of Newark, Middlebeck is a 694-acre urban extension which...

On-Site

TuffX Steps In To Save The Day

A recent domestic project for a homeowner in Buckinghamshire, caused a headache for Hampton Conservatories after their regular glass suppliers were hit with supply delays – before a short call to TuffX got the project quickly back on track. The three-week job to...

On-Site

Super Spacer SG Brings Stunning MOL Campus To Life

Edgetech spacer technology has played a vital part in completing a striking and highly sustainable new building project. The MOL Campus in Budapest is the work of façade expert Agnes Koltay and architects Foster and Partners. Oil and gas suppliers MOL are setting...

On-Site

Senior Brings Light To Lampwick Quay

Senior Architectural Systems has completed its fourth project for client Manchester Life after supplying the full aluminium fenestration package for the developer’s new Lampwick Quay apartment scheme. Located in Manchester’s thriving new community in Ancoats, the...

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This