Noise mitigation against HS2 enabling works at 30 Euston Square

original Greek revival style entrance hall and internally is full of ornate architectural details. Maintaining the legacy of the health related professionals who have occupied the building since it was constructed; in 2010 it was acquired by the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP). Selectaglaze has a long standing relationship with RCGP and has carried out a number of installations to different areas of the building over the years. The relationship began in 2010, when the new owners decided it was necessary to undertake works to reduce noise ingress on the facade overlooking the Euston Road. To make it more attractive for the users of the space, it was decided to treat them with secondary glazing. On a few of the lower floors there are


study rooms where GP members can stay when they are on College business. Secondary

0 Euston Square is a stunning Grade II* Listed building dating back to 1906. It has a grand Victorian facade with an

In 2012/2013, Selectaglaze returned to

install secondary glazing to other areas of the building, which were either used for RCGP staff or as tenanted office areas. These were mainly overlooking Euston Square and a few of the study bedrooms towards the rear of the building. Secondary glazing is one of the most

glazing has been installed to prevent noise from passing traffic. These rooms required optimum noise reduction to enable complete concentration for students who were near to gaining their medical qualifications. A mixture of units was installed, including vertical and horizontal sliding units and side hung casements.

Hidden benefits for hotel interiors

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0121 766 4200 Kingspan holds court at the Dixon

Tower Bridge Magistrates’ Court and Police Station has been reinvented as a four-star boutique hotel in a Dominvs Group development. It includes the installation of a tapered roof insulation system from Kingspan Insulation – ensuring the only thing taking the fall

from now on at the former court will be the rain. To raise the thermal performance of the building’s flat roof, whilst also providing effective drainage, Kingspan Thermataper TT47 LPC/FM and Kingspan Thermaroof TR27 LPC/FM were installed.

01544 387 384 ASWS returns to County Hall after 20 years

County Hall on the Southbank of the Thames is one of the capital’s most notable buildings, having continued to fulfil many roles since the departure of the GLC; and has twice been the focus for far-reaching restoration work involving

one of the Steel Window Association’s members. London-based, Associated Steel Window Services (ASWS), specialises in the repair and restoration of steel and other metal windows, including heritage work, a skillset which led to the company being awarded the original contract encompassing the whole of County Hall twenty years ago.

effective methods of reducing noise ingress. If a cavity of 150mm from the primary glazing can be achieved and acoustic laminate glass used, then a reduction of over 48dB can be reached. In addition, thermal insulation is increased and prevents the spread of dust and dirt. With works in the surrounding area due to

finish in 2026 – the projected date for the opening of the new terminus, the occupants should feel a difference; with a nice quiet environment where they can sleep well, concentrate and hear themselves think.

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