THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY
Frameclad were appointed by the main contractor to provide light steel frame solutions for the development of the Chocolate Factory in Wood Green, London. Located on the former site of the Barratt & Co confectionery factory, this development comprises 80 contemporary residential homes.
Conveniently situated in the district of Wood Green, London – Block E2 of The Chocolate Factory is part of the wider redevelopment of a former confectionery factory built in the 1930s. Comprising 71 apartments and nine duplex houses, this development required expert design to navigate challenges and deliver on deadlines.
SITE: Block E2, The Chocolate Factory,
Wood Green, London
PRODUCTS: SFS Infill to Concrete Mainframe SFS Loadbearing for additional storey
MAIN CONTRACTOR: Formation Group PLC
ARCHITECT: Delta Architects
CLIENT: Formation Group PLC
FLOORS: Six storeys
This uniquely shaped building designed by B&R Architects is on the site of the former Bellerby Theatre in Guildford. Main Contractor Bowmer & Kirkland were tasked with building a new Waitrose food store on the ground floor with 30 apartments and 18 affordable homes on the tapering floors above. Several of these enjoyed roof gardens which are sheltered by high parapet walls constructed from Frameclad SFS.
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