An extensive range of systems have been supplied by Reynaers Aluminium to a prestigious riverside apartment, office and retail development in Greenwich.
The architectural aluminium systems were specified and installed at the Paynes & Borthwick site which comprises five blocks and a tower, with heights varying from three up to 18 storeys. The project, fronting onto the River Thames, includes 257 highly specified one, two and three bedroomed apartments, as well as 14,000 sq ft of commercial office and retail space.
A key feature of the development is the incorporation of the lower blocks into the retained, grade II listed brick façade of the former marine boiler factory Paynes & Borthwick Wharf.
A series of aluminium systems were supplied by Reynaers including CW 50 curtain walling, which the company says provides unlimited creative and installation flexibility, while also allowing the maximum amount of light into a building.
Also installed are CS 77 and SL 38 aluminium windows which are both thermally improved, with three chamber systems offering safety and comfort for the occupants. CS 77 has been installed on the high tower and features fibreglass reinforced polyamide strips ensuring high thermal insulation levels are maintained. With its slender exterior contours, the SL 38 is described as offering an ideal solution for new build and refurbishment projects involving the replacement of original steel framed windows. This made them particularly suitable for the Paynes & Borthwick redevelopment where they were installed on the listed brick façade section.