Seven Dials Warehouse

In conjunction with our previous project at Venture House in Reading, the architectural firm, GPAD asked us to design and install a similar lift during the refurbishment of Cat A offices at the Seven Dials Warehouse. Seven Dials is a commercial area a stone's throw away from the West End's Shaftesbury Avenue and the shopping district of Neal's Yard. It sits between Covent Garden and Soho and is named after the 7 roads that join together at its centre.

Having previously worked with GPAD on their Venture House project, we knew that they wanted a similar style and finish for this lift. Our engineers fitted the lift in the main entrance during GPAD's renovation of the building into commercial offices. The lift has platform dimensions of 900mm x 1400mm and travels a total distance of 1250mm. This specialist platform lift works using a scissor system therefore needs a pit below the floor level. In this particular project we had a pit of 250mm. We set the platform height at 15mm below the floor level so that the client could fit their tiles to the platform to match the lobby's existing stone flooring. Specially made Cadisch mesh panels were fitted to the sides and gates of the lift to match the building's style as well as the architect's vision. We finished the platform lift in jet black (RAL colour 9005) to give a modern but industrial look. Our engineers installed the lift within 4 days so it was ready for the building's official opening.

Location: London

Status: Complete

Year Completed: 2017

To see projects similar to Seven Dials Warehouse click on the following links:

Brunel House | National Army Museum | 200 Gray's Inn RoadVenture House | Southwark Council | 24 Chiswell Street | Elm Yard

Platform lift in the main reception of Seven Dials Warehouse
Disabled access lift at 1st floor at Seven Dials Warehouse
Platform Lift at Seven Dials Warehouse, Earlham Street

For more information about lifts like the one above call us on 0800 65 252 65 or email us

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