InstallationNews Wieland lights and powers up 15 Bishopsgate

Wieland Electric has supplied a variety of its gesis pluggable systems for the supply of lighting and power throughout 15 Bishopsgate, part of the Tower 42 estate in the heart of London. The prestigious building by The Tower Limited Partnership will provide Grade A office space a short walk from Liverpool Street station.

22,000sq ſt of retail space at ground level that edges the re- landscaped public areas. The new BREEAM ‘Excellent’ and EPC A rated building utilises Wieland’s gesis pluggable systems to supply power to the LED lighting and general power to the building, including the 4 pipe coil air conditioning units. The gesis system offers a fast, secure and flexible installation that


provides the perfect match for today’s lighting schemes and its inherent flexibility means that any changes to the system can be accommodated quickly should the layout be changed at a later stage. The gesis family includes GST18 connectors that contain mechanical coding to prevent incorrect mating and assisting quick and easy connection. Using the gesis system for electrical services applications provides fast, safe and efficient power and lighting connection, saving up to 70% in installation time and up to 30% in cost reduction. The Wieland name has an enviable reputation in the electrical and building sectors for products that deliver quality, ease of installation and a reduction in timescales for both new builds and refurbishment projects.

15 Bishopsgate, London, utilises Wieland’s gesis pluggable systems to supply power to the LED lighting and general power.

College stays ahead of the curve with PVC-U trunking

Marshall-Tufflex’s sleek new Sterling Curve cable management system has been fitted throughout a new £13m building at City College Plymouth, in Devon.


he Regional Centre of Excellence for STEM

(science, technology, engineering and maths) is the biggest investment in skills training in Plymouth for many years and is City College’s direct response to the skills shortages identified in the region over the past decade. Sterling Curve Profile 1 has been used as a dado trunking system to supply data to all teaching areas in this state-of-the-art facility, and contributes to the high spec finish. The Cat 7a compliant trunking is part of Marshall-Tufflex’s popular and proven Sterling range. It is easy and cost effective to install and incorporates a 25mm bend radius that allows it to easily tackle corners. Contractor Dan Rendell, of Totus Engineering, Exeter, said: “We used

profile – which is curved top and bottom – is specifically designed to stop clutter, prevent dust traps and be easily cleaned. Available in white or charcoal as

Marshall-Tufflex’s Sterling Curve Profile 1 has been used as a dado trunking system to supply data to all teaching areas in the new £13m building at City College Plymouth.

standard, fittings include flush power and data accessories and boxes that comply with Part M/DDA requirements for visual impairment. The STEM Centre provides a flexible learning environment that simulates ‘real work’ scenarios with industry-standard workshops, science and sport laboratories, and media studios.

around 800m of white Sterling Curve in the build and it is a great product. This new curved version looks a lot sleeker and more modern than older style trunking systems and it was also really straightforward to install, proving easy to fit around bends.” The medium sized PVC-U trunking has three segregated

compartments to aid streamlined cable management. The trunking 12 | electrical wholesaler June 2018

Martin Sings, from City College Plymouth, was delighted with the finished building. He said: “We have previously used Marshall-Tufflex products and found them to be of excellent quality.” Edmundson Electrical in Plymouth supplied the Sterling Curve

products, which are also available in a Bio antimicrobial version, and include adjustable data boxes that can be screened against electromagnetic interference.

umber 15 Bishopsgate offers 57,000sq ſt of new office space arranged over the ground and six upper floors, in addition to

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