250 City Road, Islington – London

250 City Road February 2020

We are very pleased to announce the start of a new project, working with Lindner Facades Ltd, at 250 City Road, London. (Jan 2019)

The Berkeley homes development in the heart of zone 1, designed by world renowned architects Foster + Partners creates a new landmark for London and lies a short walk from City of London’s financial district and Tech City. Key to this development is Carrara Tower, a 42-storey residential block, providing stunning apartments around the central plaza area, with breath-taking views over Central London.

The RF Fixing 40+ strong team will be working on 22 storey's of this impressive building, completing:

  • Unitised element curtain walling
  • Installation of Reynaers hi-finity sliding doors

Lead by our experienced RF Fixing project manager, the team includes a dedicated site supervisor, logistics manager and team, health and safety manager, QA manager, traffic marshall, slingers, banksmen and fixers. All of our operatives are highly skilled and proficient in the use of cranes and trained to IPAF standard, having completed leading edge and rescue training and our logistics team upgrading their traffic marshall training.

The team will be using a combination of skills and equipment to complete the project, including:

  • Mini-cranes 305 & 285
  • Launch tables
  • Pallet stackers
  • Gantry
  • Chain hoist
  • Smart lifters
  • Nano
  • Podiums

Progress update July 2020: The last building element was installed week ending 17th July.  Cradle preparation is underway ready for work to begin on the west elevation penthouse. Works continue on pocker balcony, copings, flat roof and balustrade installations.

We are delighted to be contributing to this prestigious development and will be posting regular updates on our Facebook and LinkedIn business pages, so please follow us!