FUCHS Lubricants Ltd, Head Office
A new 2-storey office building to match the minimalist feel of the company’s HQ in Germany.
Project FUCHS Lubricants Ltd, Head Office
Location Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire
Client FUCHS Lubricants Ltd
Project Description The works comprised the formation of a 2-storey office building. Whilst the development was mostly new build the ground floor of the existing offices was retained. The structure of the building included mini piles to the foundations with a steel frame and wide span PCC floor units. Internally the offices were to match the minimalistic feel of the company’s HQ in Germany.
The works also included rainscreen cladding and replacement windows to an existing adjoining lower level block to match the new construction. comprising showrooms, storage and high-quality office facilities.
The project involved Standing seam zinc roofing, cladding in Kingspan panels with feature structural glass areas, Glass Lifts and extensive HVAC M&E installations, new car parks, roadways, SUDS drainage, external works and Landscaping.
The 1st floor laboratory remained in operation throughout the contract. The entire existing manufacturing complex remained in full operation during the contract. The site was hoarded to make it independent from the surrounding offices and factory activities.
Project Value £3m
Project Duration 40 weeks
Form of Contract JCT with quantities
Design Team Sammons Architectural Ltd, Central Design Consultants Ltd, Perrins Design Associates Ltd
Procurement Competitive single stage tender