Pennington St Warehouse — London

Overview

ATOL Construction had the pleasure of offering fire protection and high decor design to the beautiful 200-year-old building. ATOL provided a high decor finish to all steel and ballistates on the staircase.  fire coating to all new timber joist sections within the mezzanine floor. New steel installed with intumescent fire protection and stunning top coat finish matching ATOL decor to all the staircases.

History of the Building

The 200-year-old building was designed by the Dock’s surveyor, engineer David Alexander, and constructed in phases between 1804-1806, the Grade II Listed Pennington Street Warehouse (PSW) was originally used to store fortified luxury commodities such as ivory, spices, coffee, and cocoa as well as wine, spirits, and wool. Aside from partial reconstruction of the roof following WWII bomb damage, the warehouse was largely unaltered when the Dock closed in 1969. The site was purchased by News International in 1979 and was home to The Times, Sunday Times, The Sun, and the News of the World for almost 30 years.

 

Timescale

23months

Services Used

  • Fire Retardant Treatment internal Timber
  • Fire coating to steels
  • Decorative Finish to Clients’ specification
  • Strategy

    Firestopping, Timber Fire Protection

  • Client

    Ernest Park

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