Cladding works complete prestigious 'Plot 270'

Thursday 16 May 2019

Cambridge based T R Freeman, part of the Kershaw Group, is delighted to have completed cladding works on the office development on Plot 270 at the Cambridge Science Park.

Awarded the contract by main contractors Kier Construction, the much anticipated 50,000ft grade 'A' office space and associated external works is part of a phased redevelopment of various existing plots including three office/R&D buildings.

Designed by BDP architects, the state of the art office block combines a structural steel frame with concrete floors and lift shafts, whilst the external façade has been made up of a multi-tone rainscreen panels, with ribbon windows and curtain walled main entrance.

The four-storey office space comes as the second phase of the development, following the completion of a 200 space car park.

T R Freeman was responsible for the design, supply and installation of Kingspan Longspan Flat panels, in a Goosewing Grey finish and the ACM Rainscreen cladding to the main elevations and stairwell. In addition T R Freeman installed PPC aluminium column casings and between curtain walling to the South West Elevation and anodised aluminium channel and PPC capping to the roof parapet.

Gary Webb for T R Freeman said: "We are delighted to have completed the cladding works for this striking development.

"The building looks stunning and the choice of cladding works perfectly for the high-tech environment of the Cambridge Science Park."

The Cambridge Science Park is a stone's throw from T R Freemans head office and comprises 150 acres, 1.7 million sq ft of high technology and laboratory buildings.

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