40 Chancery Lane
CLIENT: Derwent London
ARCHITECT: Bennetts Associates Architects
MAIN CONTRACTOR: Morgan Sindall
CONTRACT VALUE: Confidential
SITE DURATION: 16 Weeks
The redevelopment of 40 Chancery Lane involved demolition of all bar one of the buildings on the site to make way for a modern, energy-efficient office building, clad with a glass and stone façade; the Tooks Court building still remains. The completed building, designed by Bennetts Associates Architects, provides approximately 100,000 sq ft of contemporary workspace, including male, female and disabled access washrooms by Maxwood to six floors and basement area.
Maranté toilet cubicles are faced with a fashionable ‘Lati Silk’ dark grey real wood veneer.
Maxwood’s stainless steel hardware range featuring concealed fixings and fall-to-close hinges.
Bins are concealed within bespoke cupboard units with painted MDF doors on soft-close hinges.
Vanity tops for the new washrooms at Chancery Lane were produced from Caithness Flagstone, a beautiful and highly durable material; created over 400 million years ago and only found in the far north of Scotland, Caithness Flagstone is one of the most versatile slates on the market.
‘Ice-stix’ glass tiling to rear vanity walls and as a panel facing for the Maxwall ducting units for WCs.
Maxwall panels for the urinals were faced in back-painted glass with urinal divider screens from back-to-back glass with a white interlayer.
“We have a design-led philosophy and the prototype was an essential element of the Chancery Lane redevelopment,”
“Maxwood really put themselves forward to meet the challenges of the project. Our whole experience of working with them was excellent,”
Derwent London Development Manager,
“They have coordinated well with other contractors on site and it’s been a pleasure to work with such a willing and approachable team,”
“With extensive expertise in washroom design and layout, supported by the latest CAD software and cutting edge manufacturing techniques, Maxwood has gained a reputation as the perfect partner for the capital’s commercial washroom projects.”